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Apr 19 2020 - 07:02 PM
Daily News from Around the World: 04/19/2020

The Gottesman Libraries Services Team is pleased to share some headlines in today’s news from the U.S. and Canada with our TC community and friends. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on Today's theme: back to nature.

Toronto Star--Toronto, Canada

With a hush all over the world, a new soundtrack emerges

More urban dwellers are re-discovering the sounds of the natural environment. 

Mocking Bird Argument. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Times West Virginian--Fairmont, West Virginia

Pandemic sprouts budding interest in gardening

In West Virginia, many are turning to gardening and local farmers to feed their families.

The Independent Tribune--Concord, North Carolina

Walk the Walk

Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t be active. To promote mental and physical health, officials in Cabarrus County, NC are encouraging residents to participate in a county-wide walking campaign. “Walk Cabarrus” is set to kick-off on April 25.

Arizona Daily Sun--Tucson, Arizona

He goes where Buffalo Park’s history roams

John Parson, a retired amateur oral historian, is dedicated to sharing and preserving the history of Flagstaff Arizona’s Buffalo Park.

Buffalo Park in Flagstaff Arizona, by Bill Morrow. Photo courtesy of Flikr. 

Press-Register, Mobile, Alabama

Oiled, fouled, and renewed

It’s been ten years since the BP oil spill in the Gulf Coast. With many cleanup up and preservation initiatives already in motion, scientists and preservationists in Alabama are optimistic about the future of the Gulf Coast.


Need to keep current, look to the past, teach a topic? The Everett Cafe features daily postings of news from around the world, and also promotes awareness of historical events from an educational context. Check News Cafe on the Library Blog for more.


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