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In the news, Wednesday, February 28, 2018


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from BBC News (UK)

How humans echolocate 'like bats'
People who use "echolocation" employ it in a very similar way to bats - producing clicks that bounce off objects and "sonify" them into a picture of the surroundings.


from The Living Church
Magazine of The Living Church Foundation (Anglican)

Reflections of a Former Theological Educator, By Mark Clavier
This is the fourth column in this series. The first was “The Sea Change” (Sep. 18, 2017). The second was “‘Time makes Ancient Truths Uncouth’” (Nov. 2, 2017). The third was “Toward a New Vision for Formation” (Feb. 7, 2018).


from The Spokesman-Review
Newspaper in Spokane, Washington

Landmarks: From Spokane, he flew into history: North Central graduate served with Tuskegee Airmen
In World War II the 332nd Fighter Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 100th Fighter Squadron flew 15,000 individual sorties in Europe and North Africa. In so doing, they flew into the history books for their bravery, skill and amazing record of accomplishments. They were the famed Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first African American military pilots. Lt. Col. Jack D. Holsclaw, of Spokane, was one of them.


from The Times of Israel
News & Media Website in Jerusalem

Islamic State looting uncovers ancient palace beneath Jonah’s Tomb
Under a mound covering the ancient city of Nineveh, beneath a shrine destroyed by IS, they found a previously undiscovered palace built in the seventh century BCE for the Biblical Assyrian King Sennacherib and renovated by his son Esarhaddon.


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