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Ask Dr. Universe: Why do we get tears when we yawn?

Dear Dr. Universe: Why do we get tears when we yawn? – Ella, 8, Australia. Dear Ella, You’re right, a lot of people get tears when they yawn. When you yawn, you actually use lots of muscles in your face. Maybe you can feel the stretch in your jaw, cheeks and eyes.

A Grip on Sports: There is something fun about football in the snow, but it is just as much fun if it holds off a few weeks

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s kind of fun when the weather changes. It’s part of the joy of living in an area with four distinct seasons. But when the snow gods decide to visit with more than a half-foot of fun in late October, that seems a little over the top. Still, high school football went on in North Idaho, even as the white stuff obscured much of the fields.