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Brandon Rogers

Casella's serves quality menu at affordable prices

Located in the Barracks Road Shopping Center, Casella's may not stand out in its mall location, but its homemade family recipes rise above other chain restaurants in the area. The Casella family started the restaurant nine years ago and operated it until September 1998 when current owner Eric Pfister and his wife took over.

Former astronaut lands on solid Grounds

Not everyone gets to experience it: The adrenaline rush of your life as you approach a speed of 17,500 miles per hour, ending with the feeling that you weigh eight times your normal weight and can't even stand unless your eyes are open. This is one feeling a University professor experienced first-hand. "I wouldn't have missed a minute of it," said Kathy Thornton, professor of technology, culture and communication, and mechanical, aerospace and nuclear engineering.

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