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  • Man Found Shot In Rural Scott County-UPDATED

    Man Found Shot In Rural Scott County-UPDATED

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:56:57 GMT
    UPDATE: Officials are asking for help locating a van they say is involved in a shooting that happened early Monday morning. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received the call around...More >>
    UPDATE: Officials are asking for help locating a van they say is involved in a shooting that happened early Monday morning. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received the call around...
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  • Davenport Grease Fire Evacuates Six Apartments

    Davenport Grease Fire Evacuates Six Apartments

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:03:55 GMT
    An early morning grease fire gave the residents of a Davenport apartment building a little unwanted excitement.Crews were called to the 2500 block of east 53rd Street around ...More >>
    An early morning grease fire gave the residents of a Davenport apartment building a little unwanted excitement.Crews were called to the 2500 block of east 53rd Street around ...More >>
  • Two Boats Collide Near Clinton

    Two Boats Collide Near Clinton

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:03:52 GMT
    One person was taken to the hospital after two boats collided in the Mississippi River near Clinton, Iowa over the weekend.The crash happened...More >>
    One person was taken to the hospital after two boats collided in the Mississippi River near Clinton, Iowa over the weekend.The crash happened...More >>

Here are some interesting articles, as well as a great book to check out on boys and reading...

INTERESTING ARTICLES

National Assessment of Educational Progress. "Reading 2011: Reading for Fun."

http://nationsreportcard.gov/reading_2011/

Italie, Leanne. "How to get boys to read? Try a book on farts."

Lipsyte, Robert.  "Boys and Reading: Is there Any Hope?" Web. New York Times book Review United States.

Spence, Thomas. "How to Raise Boys Who Read." The Wall Street Journal. Sept. 2010.

GREAT BOOK ON BOYS AND READING

Smith, Michael W. and Wilhelm, Jeffrey D. Reading Don't Fix No Chevys. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 2002.

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