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Brenda Gray is a news writer for the Hold Tight Podcast. She writes about sports, education, and tech, with a focus on local stories that impact her community. Brenda has been writing for over 10 years and uses her skills to help inform the public about important issues. She also has a passion for playing the piano and enjoys spending time with her family when she's not working!

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These turtles are now hatched in North America for the first time

After more than two decades of waiting, endangered Indian narrow-headed Softshell Turtles have finally been bred at San Diego Zoo. This is the first time that the species has been recorded reproducing at a North American zoo. In a Monday news release, the San Diego Zoo announced that 41 turtle softshell babies were hatching. The …

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Tyson Fury, Derek Chisora finalizing Dec. 3 trilogy about

Sources told ESPN that Tyson Fury is in negotiations with Derek Chisora to fight in a Dec. 3 trilogy fight in the United Kingdom in Fury’s WBC heavyweight title. Fury (32-0-1 and 23 KOs), WBC heavyweight champion claimed he had retired after a sixth-round TKO win over Dillian Whyte. However, Fury reversed his position in …

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Stocks fall after Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, warns of recession

It was a quiet Columbus Day on Wall Street. Stocks didn’t do much Monday morning, but fell in the afternoon after Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, made harsh comments about the likelihood that the United States would enter a recession within six to nine months. The comments were made by Dimon in an exclusive …

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This fall, flu shot: Here are the reasons doctors urge us all to get it

Vaccine-weary Americans today will hear a very important message from their doctors in the fall. This is the message: Don’t miss your flu shot. Seniors, please request a special extra strength one. The Associated Press reports that flu levels were at an all-time low during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it’s impossible to predict whether the …

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Kelly Osbourne’s gestational diabetic: It can occur in the third trimester

Kelly Osbourne is the daughter of Sharon Osbourne (Ozzy Osbourne) and was recently diagnosed as having gestational diabetes in her third trimester. She now wants to raise awareness about the possibility that it can be detected later in pregnancy. In an interview with People, the 37-year-old TV personality stated that gestational diabetes was not her …

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Nobel awarded to a scientist who discovered secrets about Neanderthal DNA

The Nobel Committee announced on Twitter that Svante Paabo, a Swedish scientist, “has established an entirely different scientific discipline called paleogenomics,” according to the Nobel Committee. The Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to Svante Paabo, a Swedish scientist who discovered key information about human evolution and what makes us different from our extinct relatives. …

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Porsche shares help to overcome market turmoil in one of the largest market debuts in Europe

Porsche is known for its success, performance, and best-in-class quality. On Thursday, shares of the luxury carmaker were able to withstand market turmoil and go public in a massive initial public offering. The shares traded at 85.68 euros on Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This was above the initial public offer (IPO) price of 82.5 euros set …

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Kia recalls 70,000 Sportage and Sorento SUVs. Owners are advised to park outside due to fire risk

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kia will recall approximately 70,000 Sorento and Sportage SUV models between 2016 and 2023. They also advise owners to park outside if their tow hitch is defective and poses a fire hazard. This recall is an expansion of the August recall by the Korean automaker, in which …

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