staff 2022-08-09

Sturgeon Supermoon + Perseids Meteor Shower, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter & Vega

The next full moon will be Thursday night, August 11, 2022, appearing opposite of the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 9:36 p.m. EDT (6:36 p.m. PDT). This will be on Friday morning for the time zones east of Cape Verde time, which includes Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the time zone used by most commercial calendars. The Moon will appear full for about three days from Wednesday morning through Saturday morning. The planet Saturn will appear near the Moon. Saturn will be near its brightest for the year, which will occur just a few days later.    One Moon, Many Names Some of the most widely known and used names for full moons come from the Maine Farmer’s Almanac, which began publishing Native American names for the full moons in the 1930s. According to this almanac, the Algonquin tribes in what is now the northeastern United States called the full moon in August the Sturgeon Moon after the large fish that were more easily caught this time of year in the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water. This Moon was also known as the Green Corn Moon. This full moon corresponds with the Hindu festival Raksha Bandhan, celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters. One of the traditions is for sisters of all ages to tie a rakhi (a cotton bracelet) around their brother’s wrist, receiving

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SPORTS staff 2022-08-09

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi gives Notre Dame football a pep talk

Jon Bon Jovi didn’t just play social-media karaoke host during his Sunday visit to Notre Dame football training camp. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, former A

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LIFESTYLE staff 2022-08-09

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond follows these three steps to save money on groceries

Food prices have been eye-popping lately. So, it's not surprising that people are trying to save more when grocery shopping. And that current economic predicamen

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HEALTH staff 2022-08-09

Flu may be coming back with a vengeance, experts say, and children could be at risk

After a two-year hiatus, the flu may be back this season – and with a vengeance. Data from the Southern Hemisphere, which is in its flu season, showcases surpassing pr

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BUSINESS staff 2022-08-08

The average American has withdrawn $600+ from savings to stay afloat during inflation

Living costs have been rising steadily since the middle of 2021. And there's a reason for that. Last spring, millions of Americans received a stimulus check unde

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BUSINESS staff 2022-08-08

Albuquerque police seek 'vehicle of interest' in killings of 4 Muslim men

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Authorities investigating whether the killings of four Muslim men are connected said Sunday that they need help finding a vehicle believed to be connected to the deaths

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POLITICS staff 2022-08-08

Biden urged to designate Russia a state sponsor of terrorism; first Ukraine cargo ship arrives in Turkish port

At least one prominent senator from each party is pushing the Biden administration to declare Russia a state sponsor of terrorism over its invasion of Ukraine, and they're jointly tak

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