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A new yet to be named giant Pacific octopus has a new home in the Akron Zoo's Journey to the Reef exhibit. The Akron Zoo will hold a naming contest for the octopus in a few weeks. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
The All-American Soap Box Derby is bringing the thrill of the hill to the classroom with a STEM curriculum it has developed and is selling to schools. The goal is to help steer more students toward careers in science, technology, engineering and math.