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Time for Spring Break

Desiree Hausman, News writer | March 10, 2023

Spring break for Omaha Public Schools was March 13 through March 17 of 2023. Spring break originated in Europe in the late 1800s and is now in many other countries. The history of spring break according to Online Schools Visual Academy, started in 1983 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Over the years more than 370,000 travel to Ft. Lauderdale. Florida is a key destination because it gives you a break...

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Shelbie Rudiger, Magazine writer | March 10, 2023

Females may be more likely to incur concussions and are more likely to experience worse and more persistent symptoms compared to men, according to the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine in a review of 25 sports-related concussion studies. A concussion is a brain injury which happens after a hit to the head or body that causes the brain to move back and forth inside the skull, according to the...

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