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The rate of teen vaping has doubled within two years, new research finds

The rate of teen vaping has doubled within two years, new research finds

The rates of eighth, 10th and 12th graders who use e-cigarettes continued to rise this year and doubled from 2017 to 2019, according to research released Wednesday. In 2019, one in four 12th grade students said they vaped within the previous 30 days, as well as one in five students in 10th grade and one…MORE

Emergency sirens accidentally set off during Honolulu Police training

Emergency sirens accidentally set off during Honolulu Police training

Emergency sirens went off early Wednesday evening in Hawaii, but officials say their preliminary investigation shows the sirens were set off inadvertently. The sirens were heard in parts of Hawaii, including O’ahu, and officials say there were sounded during a Honolulu Police Department training. “Due to an error during a Honolulu Police Department training exercise,…MORE

Yo, ho, ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us!

Yo, ho, ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us!

Aye maties, ’tis the day we’ve all been waiting for: International Talk Like a Pirate Day. But avast! Before you grab your grog and parrot, let’s get ye educated! The idea for the day was born in 1995 on a YMCA racquetball court in Albany, Oregon. John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur and his friend Mark “Cap’n…MORE