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    Reading up on Current Events: Spotlight on CQ Researcher

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Interested in spending some of your time during the break to catch up on current events?  This news database accessible through the Ohrstrom Library website is a valuable source of information about current events. CQ Researcher – Use this database to read reports covering the hottest social issues in the U.S.  Considered an unbiased source of reporting, these topical essays provide overviews, time-lines, in-depth news and often, expert pro/con opinions.  Recent topics include: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint, Declining Birthrate and Financial Bailout.  You can access CQ Researcher HERE (remember to log in to the VPN first if you are off grounds). Tip:  After selecting a…