Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Brewery employee kills co-workers, self

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/27/20, 10:05 am

A 51-year-old Milwaukee man opened fire at one of the nation’s largest breweries on Wednesday, killing five people before taking his own life. The suspect worked at the 160-year-old “Miller Valley” complex owned by the Molson Coors Brewing Co.

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Carnegie Mellon University

University to launch tiny lunar museum

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/26/20, 10:50 am

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University plan to place a tiny museum on the moon next year for discovery by humans in the distant future—who have very strong magnifying glasses. The MoonArk has four chambers about 2 inches high and wide and weighs only about 8 ounces in total. But it carries nanoscale samples of poetry, music, art, and samples from Earth’s surface.

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Rookie rescuers find lost hikers

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/24/20, 11:30 am

Ian Irwin, 72, and Carol Kiparsky, 77, had been lost for nine days when an 18-year-old volunteer and a K-9 team on its first mission found them alive. Quincy Webster, the golden retriever Groot, and Groot’s handler, Rich Cassens, found the couple from Palo Alto, Calif., on Saturday in a densely wooded area far from the rental cottage where they had been last seen.

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