Teachers’ summer job brings many rewards

Tori Packer,5 , picks out a syrup with Bradley Packer at a Kona Ice mobile truck during the Tiger-Grizz Invitational track and field meet Saturday at Ravsten Stadium. The local Kona Ice franchise was started by educators Chris and Leslie Wilmes as a way to capitalize on their summers off. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

For some educators, the summer months can become a bit drawn out. But one Idaho Falls couple has found what they believe is the perfect summer job to break the monotony, while also giving back to the community.

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign, the Twitter app, YouTube TV logo and the Facebook app. Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next. (AP Photo)

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next.

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