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Former superintendent of the Colo-Nesco school district charged with killing his wife

Click here: Former superintendent of the Colo-Nesco school district, Gary Pillman, 70, is charged with second-degree murder after the Story County Sheriff said Pillman stabbed his wife Betty Pillman, 62. Gary Pillman is the former superintendent and elementary principal for the Colo-Nesco School District, and was employed with the district from 1993 to 2011. Betty Pillman was the K-12 art teacher.

Obama calls out “woke culture” and urges younger generations to not be judgmental

The former US president Barack Obama has spoken against call-out culture. ‘I do get a sense sometimes now among certain young people … that the way of me making change is to be as judgmental as possible about other people and that’s enough.’ Obama said that achieving change was a much more difficult issue than simply using social media. ‘That is not activism, that is not bringing about change. If all you’re doing is casting stones, you are probably not going to get that far,’ the 44th US president said at the the Obama Foundation summit on Tuesday.

How the Government Food Pyramid Made You Fat

Ever since the introduction of the Food Pyramid in the early ’90s, the average American has gotten fatter and sicker. Has this government-approved nutritional guideline — the basis of the modern “healthy diet” — led us astray? If so, how did this happen, and what can we learn from it? Cardiologist Dr. Bret Scher offers some food for thought on this very weighty issue in this short video.