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“Fantasy Geopolitics” ~ “Operation Gratitude” ~ NPR on “Great Plains Oil Rush” ~ Chef Tim on Cashews

posted on 02/06/2014

  Thursday, February 6 – A high school social studies teacher in Minneapolis has come up with an intriguing idea. By combining his passion for fantasy football and geopolitics, he’s “gamified” the news. Eric Nelson’s “Fantasy Geopolitics” makes learning about the world fun, and he’s used Kickstarter to fund development of the idea. ~~~ Two students at Fargo North Laura McCroskey and Kassie Stenstrom are doing a community service project with the non profit organization, Operation Gratitude through their DECA club. Operation Gratitude focuses on collecting donations and sending them to veterans and troops overseas. ~~~ Part four of the NPR series on “The Great Plains Oil Rush.” Today’s topic deals with the challenges to infrastructure in the booming communities. ~~~ Our weekly chat with Chef Tim Rosendahl of Square One Kitchens. This week’s topic: cashews. ~~~ Doug and Ashley have our “What’s Happening” calendar of events.


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