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A Mother’s Reckoning; author Sue Klebold

For the last twenty years, Sue Klebold, Dylan’s mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the promising young man she had loved and raised, be responsible for such horror?

By Smart Talk and Staff

Urban Forests enhance quality of life

 Urban forests make up a large component of America’s forested areas. They come in different shapes and sizes and include parks, river boundaries, street trees and other community greenways. As our nation becomes more urbanized, urban forests become more important.   

By Merideth Bucher and Smart Talk

Millersville University president discusses goals

Also, Pennsylvania libraries are still underfunded after cuts made 10 years ago

By Merideth Bucher and Smart Talk

The 2020 Census preparations are underway

Counting the entire population of the country, estimated at nearly 330 million people, is a massive undertaking and involves years of planning and preparation.

By Merideth Bucher and Smart Talk