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Stories from Saturday, November 17, 2012

Feast of information (11/17/12)
Right in the kisser (11/17/12)
Mayor picks students as part of city committee (11/17/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Even residents not yet old enough to vote will have a voice on Charleston's new community betterment committee. Moving Charleston Forward, a special committee charged with identifying ways to move the city in a more positive direction, was established Tuesday by the Charleston City Council...
A leap in learning (11/17/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's still in the planning stages, but Sikeston R-6 School District is working to implement a new way of instructing students in the 21st century -- using tablet computers. The initiative -- called One-to-One (or 1:1) -- uses the tablets to engage students and enhance their learning experience by creating an equal opportunity as every student -- and their teachers -- will have access to a tablet computer, which in this case would be an iPad...
Malden museum honored in D.C. (11/17/12)
WASHINGTON -- Bootheel Youth Museum of Malden, Mo., received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service in a White House ceremony Wednesday. Presented by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the National Medal is the nation's highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community and celebrates institutions that make a difference for individuals, families and communities...
2012 Standard Democrat Volleyball Player of the Year (11/17/12)
She may not be the tallest girl on the floor, but when Dexter junior Hannah Noe steps on the volleyball court, opponents take notice. A rare upperclassmen on a young squad filled with freshman and sophomores this past season, Noe served as the floor general for a team that was able to shake off countless setbacks to stay competitive with the best teams in the area...