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Archive for June 2017

How E-Cigarettes Affect People’s Health

  A recent study that was done by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), came to the exciting conclusion that adolescent e-cigarette use has declined in the last year from 16 percent in 2015, to 11.3 percent in 2016.1 This drop in teen e-cigarette use is an exciting development for the health of…

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Newton Et Cetera Shop Grants Funds to Sixteen Local Groups

In May, the Newton Et Cetera Shop granted a combined total of $23,000 through their Local Giving Fund to sixteen nonprofit organizations in the Newton area. Since 2013, the Fund has granted a total of $97,000 to local nonprofits. The organizations selected this year were Agape Resource Center, Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Bethesda Home, Harvey County…

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Wrestling the Wind and Fire

    I’ve been thinking about fire and wind this spring. After all, if you live in Kansas, you must think about these things. The fires of the early spring were devastating and harmful. The winds swept the embers for miles and miles destroying most everything in their path. Some human lives were lost. Animals…

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