Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic ALT section, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He is currently on air middays at 88.7 The Pulse.

You can be a guardian of the galaxy with NASA as a planetary protection officer

Seeking an out of this world job? You could be one of the real life Men in Black! NASA, or The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is hiring a planetary protection officer! Applicants would be “responsible for the leadership of NASA’s planetary protection capability, maintenance of planetary protection policies, and oversight of their implementation by NASA’s space flight missions,” according …

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Teacher invites more than a dozen of her students to be part of her wedding

Indianapolis teacher, Marielle Slagel Keller, couldn’t think of a better group of ring bearers and flower girls than 20 of her elementary age younger students. The 25 year old bride commented that, “they’re the kids that mean the most to me. They’re a part of who I am.” Showing off their white outfits as they preceded the bride down the …

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Love eating out? Here are the most gut busting meals of the year!

The 2017 Xtreme Eating Award winners have been announced on the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)’s website, and below are some of the worst offenders of 2017 from lowest-to-highest total calorie meals: No.8: A 950 calorie milkshake? Oh yeah! The ‘Flying Gorilla’ milkshake from the Cheesecake Factory offers the same nutritional content as a 20-ounce soda served …

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Texas School District approves paddling misbehaved students as punishment

An independent school district about 75 miles south of San Antonio, TX approved punishing disruptive students by paddling them! The Three Rivers Independent School District confirms that only students who have parental permission will suffer the consequences. Students will receive one paddling for minor incidents, such as disobeying classroom rules. Texas is part of 15 states that specifically allow schools’ …

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America’s Toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of contempt of court

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was charged with misdemeanor contempt of court Monday after supposedly ignoring a 2011 federal judge’s order for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. Known as “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” Arpaio was once a popular figure for the fact that he was so strong in enforcing such intense immigration laws, though Arizona voters grew …

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Olympics return to US for 2028 as Los Angeles hosts summer competition

Every four years, 206 nations of the world combine to compete at The globally televised Summer Olympics. It all humbly began back in 1896 in the cosmopolitan Athens, Greece. Fast forward 132 years, and those games will take place in bustling Los Angeles, California, USA in 2028. The last time the “City of Angels” hosted the global competition was in …

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