The Vox Box archive for April 2008

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2008

MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008

FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2008

What a good son...

Looking for a Father's Day gift idea? LONDON (Reuters) - Found: drinking companions to join elderly gentleman for a friendly beer at his local pub.Mike Hammond was bombarded with offers after advertising in his village post office for someone to accompany his 88-year-old father Jack...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2008


The World's Worst Tourist Traps

On MSN Travel, today, there is a discussion of the world's worst tourist traps.Slideshow here...Their list includes the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Seattle's Experience Music Project.QUESTION: What would top your list of worst tourist traps?

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TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2008

Jogging pilgrim stuns motorists

Cars drive on a city highway in Berlin March 10, 2008. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - Police in Germany were shocked to find a man running down a major highway pulling a three-wheeled trailer -- but even more surprised to learn he was a Polish pilgrim...

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Man finally gets his own dog back...

From the San Fancisco ChronicleIn Lake Oswego, Oregon, Ken Griggs finally brought home his real dog after two separate attempts. He at first claimed that a boarding kennel gave him the wrong Black Labrador. He should have gotten his own, dog, Callie.During the break in...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2008

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008


The world's largest ferris wheel opens

Apr. 15 - The world's largest Ferris wheel, the Singapore Flyer, opens its capsules to the general public, offering a bird's eye view of the city-state as well as parts of neighbouring Malaysia and Indonesia. It's 541 feet high. For comparison, the observation deck of...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2008

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2008

Music and the 'Net

I thought this was interesting. It was a few weeks ago, but thoughtful, nonetheless. From Attack of the Show.Do you buy music in CDs or online with clients like iTunes? How do you think musicians will sell their music in the future?

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Can Sips at Home Prevent Binges?

Lisa Adams/NYT Parents always want to share their passions with their children. Whether you’re a fan of baseball or the blues, sailing or tinkering with old cars, few things are as rewarding as seeing a spark of receptivity in the eyes of the next generation....

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TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2008

Another S-R Poll

Here is the latest S-R poll published to coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Our Kids: Our Business campaign. 400 Spokane County and 400 Kootenai County residents were asked: Thinking about your family, friends, neighbors and acquaintances, are there any children that you...

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MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2008

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2008

This post is getting interesting...

So I'm moving it to the top...Are drugs and alcohol the #1 problem you face?In a recent poll, the Spokesman-Review asked: What’s the biggest problem our kids face? Most of 800 people ranked drugs and alcohol. Full article here...Problems within the family was a close...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008

April Fool's On the Internet

You cannot believe everything you read on the Internet, but especially not today. Here are a few of the best ones:- Google's Virgle Project- The BBC discovered flying penguins: - Howstuffworks.com tells you all about the Hybrid Air Force One- Google's Special GMail Feature: Set...

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In 2006, then-editor Steve Smith of The Spokesman-Review had the idea of starting a publication for an often forgotten audience: teenagers. The Vox Box was a continuation of the Vox, an all-student staffed newspaper published by The Spokesman-Review. High school student journalists who staffed the Vox made all content decisions as they learn about the trade of journalism. This blog's mission was to give students an opportunity to publish their voices. The Vox Box and the Vox wrapped up in June 2009, but you can follow former staffers' new blog at http://voxxiez.blogspot.com.





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