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Fall Media Production Program Kick-Off

We just kicked off the We Are New Voices Fall Media Production Program today at Sharpstown High School. We presented to two broadcasting classes and more than 40 students.

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Teen says he's a vampire

Could there really be a real life teen vampire? While he may not actually be one, 19-year-old Lyle Monroe Bensley believes he is, and he's developed a taste for blood.

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Sorority girls' rapping video

Epic fail! Members of the Panhellenic Association at the University of Alabama posted a recruitment video on August 13th, featuring several girls rapping. They even sing Rebecca Black's "Friday."

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Harry Potter mania on premiere of final film

At midnight, Friday, July 15th, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 premiered at theatres around the world. It's the final movie based of the best-selling books by J. K. Rowling.

"I've been waiting for this moment for the past 11 years," said one Potter fan.

Even though there will be no more Harry Potter movies--or books, for that matter--the story will continue to live on.

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Yale frat controversy

Check this out: members of Yale's popular Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity are in hot water after a sexist display of opinion last week.

Apparently, fraternity members walked around the university chanting things like 'no means yes' and 'yes means anal.' Tut, tut.

It was all caught on tape, and posted on YouTube. Here's the video:

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Why I vote

I just turned 18 last month. That means I can go to clubs, buy cigarettes...and vote.

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Twilighters chomping down...literally! with bloodsucking fad

There's nothing quite as disturbing as real-life Twilight-inspired vampires, right? Except these ones don't sparkle.

On the surface they appear to be ordinary people like you and me...but they're on a blood-sucking mission. Since the release of the Twilight movies, many teens have begun biting each other. Yes, biting. Sometimes even to draw blood!

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April Fools getting lame?

Playing tricks on people has long been a tradition on the first day of April. It has the potential for being one of the most fun and unique holidays of the year.

But is it just me, or are April Fools pranks getting lamer? The ones I've heard so far certainly qualify: 'Ha, made you look' and the like.

I guess my message to people is: GET FUNNIER!!!

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