Hungry hummingbirds

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Photo by Dean Humphrey

A hummingbird zips into a landing on the feeder in Olathe as another drinks the sugar water. This photo was taken with a 1/3200 of a second shutter speed to freeze the motion of the wings. A higher speed may have worked better. According to World of Hummingbirds.com, in typical flight, the wings can beat 70 times per second.

GJHS teacher put on leave

School District 51 confirmed Thursday a teacher at Grand Junction High School was removed from the classroom and placed on leave last week pending the outcome of an investigation. “This is an active investigation and I cannot comment any further,” said Colleen Martin, District 51 human resources director.



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