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Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) warns of dangers in Home DNA tests

Congressman Jason Crow (D-CO) & Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) warn Home DNA data could be used to create targeted biological weapons!!
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West Burlington Arnold High School Class of 2022

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West Burlington Arnold High School Class of 2022 poses in front of the high school Friday morning May 27, 2022 in West Burlington, Iowa.
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Applied for Student Aid Online? Facebook Saw You

“For millions of prospective college students, applying online for federal financial aid has also meant sharing personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, and zip codes) with Facebook, unbeknownst to them or their parents.” Surya Mattu and Colin Lecher report

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Facebook Doesn’t Know What It Does With Your Data, Or Where It Goes: Leaked Document

According to a leaked memo, “Facebook has no idea where all of its user data goes, or what it’s doing with it” reports Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai.

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Adam & Eve; Man vs Woman; Marriage; Shakespeare; Three Little Pigs; and the “Demeaning of Life”

Three Little Pigs Like You’ve Never Heard Before. John Branyan – DRYBAR Comedy
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The Problem With Grandparents Posting Photos of Their Grandkids Online

Research indicates that oversharing will likely result in up to 7.4 million cases of identity fraud by 2030, costing future generations more than $900 million.

The average parent shares almost 1,500 images of their child before their 5th birthday.

So what’s the problem with posting photos of kids on Facebook, Instagram or other social media? The two biggest concerns are identity theft and child pornography.

One thing that’s important to understand is that social media “privacy” settings are not entirely private.

goodhousekeeping.com March 26, 2022
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“The Easiest Way To Hack Your Phone!”

Android and iPhones are the primary targets of Hackers! Especially the iPhone!!! Find out why.
“Why you should use Signal as your texting app.”, says Elon Musk. I know that many people out there ask serious questions like, “why is Elon Musk pushing Signal?” The straightforward answer to that question is solely because of the privacy.

This is why Elon Musk uses Signal as his Messaging app.

“One tweet by Tesla’s CEO seems to be having an enormous impact on WhatsApp, with many users jumping to rival messaging app Signal.”, reports CNET

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Here’s Why China Now Owns Toyota, Ford, GM, and Tesla

“Here’s Why China Now Owns Ford, GM, Tesla and Toyota”, says Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 54 years.
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West Burlington Students present “Leaving Iowa” comedy

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West Burlington’s Sage Eggar, Jenna Schnellbacher, Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, a comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Jenna Schnellbacher, Sage Eggar, Lauren Allen, and Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Nicole Ferguson and Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Zach Hite, Elijah Bradley, and Kaylee Kramer run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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WBAHS presents ‘Legally Blonde, the Musical’

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Raine Messamaker (center) plays the lead role of Elle Woods in West Burlington High School’s presentation of ‘Legally Blonde, the Musical’ Friday night in West Burlington.
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Raine Messamaker (left) plays the role of Elle Woods and Zach Hite (right) plays Emmett Forrest in West Burlington High School’s presentation of ‘Legally Blonde, the Musical’ Friday night in West Burlington.
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Natania Shaver (left) plays the role of Paulette and Justin Barte plays Kyle the UPS guy in West Burlington High School’s presentation of ‘Legally Blonde, the Musical’ Friday night in West Burlington.
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Natalie Rheinschmidt (left) plays the role of Vivienne Kensington and Gabe Zurita (right) plays Warner Huntington III in West Burlington High School’s presentation of ‘Legally Blonde, the Musical’ Friday night in West Burlington.