LeBlanc to launch program tying sports with education across Wiregrass | High school

JON JOHNSON Kenneth LeBlanc is a visionary. “Imagine if you were to sign up for soccer, but you’re not just signing for like a six-week soccer program where you’ve got your coach and you do your stuff,” LeBlanc said. “You’re signing up, but you’re going to get drafted to represent a country. “You will wear … Read more

Oklahoma sports betting bill fails News

OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that would have allowed tribes to offer sports betting for the first time in casinos has failed. Revenue from the bill would have bolstered public school funding. State Rep. Ken Luttrell, R-Ponca City, House author, said there “wasn’t any appetite for it” in the state Senate this year in part … Read more

Let’s support Russian scientists – at the expense of Russian science

In the 1930s, thousands of scientists lost their jobs in Germany merely for being Jewish or opposing the Nazi regime. For Germany, however, this proved a spectacular own goal. Adolf Hitler declared that he would rid universities of Jews even if it meant “the annihilation of contemporary German science”. As it turned out, this was … Read more

State Assembly committee advances New York Health Act

Assembly Democrats in the Codes Committee voted along party lines Tuesday to advance the New York Health Act to establish a statewide single-payer health care system, but not without challenges by Republicans. Democrats in the 21-member committee, excluding Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, of Brighton Beach, voted to send the measure to the Ways and Means Committee … Read more

Acceptance, mental health difficult for trans Hoosiers | News

INDIANAPOLIS – As a teenager, Lilith Le’fay Belladonna, recalls being confused about the relationship between her gender and masculine body and tried to repress any uncomfortable feelings. She hated how she looked and felt strange in her body, as if she were born with the “wrong parts.” “I didn’t even know, more or less, that … Read more

How Supreme Court went from Roe v. Wade to drafting opinion to overturn it

The US Supreme Court is seen through high fencing that was installed overnight following protests outside the court following the leaked opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, May 5, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein Reuters Federal protections for abortion rights have understood legal challenges for nearly half a … Read more

Minority health prioritized in statewide grant program News

ELKHART – The Indiana Department of Health’s Minority Health Coalition is pushing area organizations to submit their grant proposals for the Together We Will community-based mini grant which will end June 2023. The Indiana Department of Education received a $ 34 million grant to support COVID-19 relief programming and vaccinations across the state. Of those … Read more

Starbucks accused of more than 200 labor violations in the NLRB complaint

Starbucks workers react as they speak to the media after union vote in Buffalo, New York, December 9, 2021. Lindsay DeDario Reuters The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Buffalo, NY, issued a complaint Friday accusing Starbucks of 29 unfair labor practice charges that included over 200 violations of the National Labor … Read more

USS George Washington: Sailors say aircraft carrier that had multiple suicides occur on board was uninhabitable

The conversation with Capt. Brent Gaut lasted two hours, according to four sailors in attendance who spoke with CNN. In it, Gaut acknowledged what the sailors had felt for months. He said the crew had moved back onto the aircraft carrier too soon, the sailors recalled, but it was too late to go back. Another … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 6

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Futures drop after worst day for Dow, Nasdaq since 2020 A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, May 5, 2022. Andrew Kelly Reuters US stock futures turned … Read more