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This is the News blog for the Norfolk Daily News. Our News Editors and Reporters post to this blog with their opinions and items they couldn't fit in stories. Please feel free to leave your comments and feedback.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Lent is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday. This is a season of reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. By observing the 40…

Dessert. Coffee. Pop. Fast Food. Social media. Screen time. These are common items that are given up for Lent. Supplements in faith life, such as additional prayer or almsgiving, are also typical. Lent is a six-week period before Easter characterized by additional sacrifice. Personally, I pa…

Friday, February 21, 2020

Rats can drive cars. Not your car or my car. (Their legs really wouldn’t reach the pedals, after all.) Rather, researchers have created tiny cars just for their lab rats and certain experiments and have taught the little critters how to drive.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Quarantines are interesting. It is common to read about them being set up now to prevent the spread of the coronavirus with literally millions of people being quarantined across the world.

Monday, February 17, 2020

The college hunt seriously begins around junior year. Students visit potential schools and start to focus on possible schools where they could attend. Personally, I visited three universities during the eleventh grade. Then, during senior year, students are expected to start determining actu…

When you’re a junior in high school, all you can possibly dream of is being a senior the following year and graduating. While we’re warned about how difficult the college and scholarship process can be, no one tells you how difficult it can be to manage time for them. Between work, homework,…

Time is winding down until we seniors are going to be walking across the stage accepting our diplomas. We are about to be sent off to college and have to be on our own.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Rats can drive cars. Not your car or my car. (Their legs really wouldn’t reach the pedals, after all.) Rather, researchers have created tiny cars just for their lab rats and certain experiments and have taught the little critters how to drive.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Something altogether new and unexpected will light the stage of the Johnny Carson Theatre on Feb. 25. The Norfolk Arts Center is bringing the Lightwire Theater to town for two performances of Dino Light.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

It’s easy to toss items in closets, drawers or cupboards and never think about or use them again. It’s wintertime and here’s a starter list of 10 things to get rid of.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020

Rats can drive cars. Not your car or my car. (Their legs really wouldn’t reach the pedals, after all.) Rather, researchers have created tiny cars just for their lab rats and certain experiments and have taught the little critters how to drive.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020

Rats can drive cars. Not your car or my car. (Their legs really wouldn’t reach the pedals, after all.) Rather, researchers have created tiny cars just for their lab rats and certain experiments and have taught the little critters how to drive.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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