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In The World—July 3, 2016

By Melissa Wuske Flag Facts for the Fourth The iconic American flag has a rich lore, full of myths and little-known facts: Our current flag was designed by a high school student; Robert G. Heft submitted it as a school project, and it was eventually chosen by President Eisenhower. Heft designed a 51-star option also, […]

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In The World—March 6, 2016

By Melissa Wuske The Healing Power of Music Saginaw, Michigan, has been hit hard by the collapse of the car industry. As a result, poverty and crime are high. But residents John and Katrina Vowell are seeking to make a difference. They started Major Chords for Minors, a free program for kids that offers music […]