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B & O Towing
C & G Electric Inc.
CBS Mechanical Services Inc.
City Parc
DATCU
Denton Lawn Sprinkler Inc.
Fulton Supply & Recycling
Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village
Hicks Lighting Protection
Key Custom Homes
MagicLamp Networks Inc.
Peterbilt Division Office
Peterbilt Motors Company
Title Resources
Work Environmental
Advanced Auto Repair
Advent Air Conditioning Inc.
Auto Body of Denton
Carpetsplus
Classic Denton
Cupboard Natural Foods & Cafe
Deluxe Nails and Spa
Design Classics
Eikon Consultant Group, LLC
Floyd Smith Concrete Inc
Holly's Gardens & Florist
Jostens Inc
Lily of the Desert
Little Guy Movers
Lone Star AgCredit
Nelson + Morgan Architects, Inc.
Roto Rooter Plumbers
Sidewalk Cafe
Stuff Hotel
Teague Nall & Perkins, Inc
United Copper Industries
Yvette Vernor Dye DDS

Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

This Week's lesson:
Zimbabweans celebrate expected Mugabe downfall

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This Week's lesson:

A starting whistle blows this week for holiday shopping online and in stores

Retailers hope shoppers are geeked for the year's biggest shopping weekend. Thursday's holiday is like a ready, set, shop whistle for the gift-buying sprint to December holidays. First comes Black Friday, which starts Thanksgiving evening...

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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Having a canine companion around the house could help you live a longer, healthier life. A new study found dog owners generally had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to those who didn't own a canine. Researchers concluded that after tracking more than 3.4 million people in Sweden over 12 years. The news was even better for those who lived alone with a dog. They reduced their risk of death by a third and had an 11 percent reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This week's word in the news: PLANTATION

DEFINITION:

A usually large farm or estate, especially in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Frederick D. Haynes III, the senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, held a news conference outside of the Dallas police headquarters last month to accuse Jones of "plantation politics."
The Dallas Morning News -- 11/20/2017

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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This Week's lesson:

Do corporations need a big tax cut?

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10 new videos and lessons
This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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