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The Rain Teen Center hosted its Life Maze event on Aug. 31 to offer a course on how important it is that teens make the right decisions in life.

Fall has officially begun, and there is no better time to get outside and take a hike than now, when the temperatures fall, the air is crisp and Mother Nature is at her most beautiful. 

Have you noticed that when some political candidates and elected officials speak, their words often ring hollow? It’s almost as if they aren’t being honest (imagine that).

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A late 1880s photography provided by Travis Turner, shows the Lone Rock Stockade in Tracy City, Tenn., where prisoners leased from the state were forced to work in a coal mine. The picture, taken some time in the late 1880s, is part of a collection he inherited from his late father, William Ray Turner. (Photo Courtesy of Travis Turner via AP)

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Cowan Elementary School’s moto is “Together We Can,” and fourth-grader Dalton Shrum has exemplified that through recent actions that have garnered district-wide, student-of-the-month honors for August.

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Human rights groups lights candles as they mark the 50th anniversary of martial law at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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A man gets his routine COVID-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks in televised remarks in Moscow, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, in a measure that appeared to be an admission that Moscow’s war against Ukraine isn't going according to plan after nearly seven months of fighting. Only those with relevant combat and service experience will be mobilized, Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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Human rights groups pass by an effigy of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as they mark the 50th anniversary of martial law at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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A woman takes photos of lamps with pictures of church people who fought during the martial law as they mark its 50th anniversary at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Martial law survivor Satur Ocampo, right, raises his clenched fist as he joins a rally to mark the 50th anniversary of martial law at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Activists hold slogans as they mark the 50th anniversary of martial law during a rally at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Human rights groups march as they mark the 50th anniversary of martial law at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand for justice and apology from his son, now the country's president in a stunning reversal of fortunes for the once reviled family. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A French gendarme checks a lawyer at the special courtroom entrance of the Nice attacks trial, in Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Eight people are on trial in a special French terrorism court accused of helping an attacker who drove a truck into a crowded beachfront on Bastille Day six years ago, killing 86 people. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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People arrive at the special courtroom of the Nice attacks trial, in Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Eight people are on trial in a special French terrorism court accused of helping an attacker who drove a truck into a crowded beachfront on Bastille Day six years ago, killing 86 people. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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FILE - An Afghan girl attends a class in an underground school, in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 30, 2022. The Taliban appointed a new education minister, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, days after the United Nations called on the country's new rulers to reopen schools for girls beyond sixth grade. Since seizing power in Afghanistan just over a year ago, the Taliban have restricted the rights of girls to education, despite initial promises to the contrary. The United Nations estimates that more than a million girls have been barred from attending. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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Models wear creations as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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A model wears a creation as part of the Diesel women's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)