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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Five professors at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have been named scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Since an in-person celebration was not possible a year ago due to COVID-19 precautions, a gathering in honor of two years of Urbana campus scholars is taking place today . The prize is awarded by …

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Researchers find trade-off between water quality

image: University of Illinois researchers including Giovani Preza-Fontes (pictured) assessed the nitrous oxide emission potential of agricultural practices designed to minimize nitrogen inputs to waterways . see Following Credit: University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. — With water quality guidelines requiring more farmers to act on nitrogen loss, cover crops and split nitrogen applications are becoming more common in the Midwest. …

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BioPark Aquarium Celebrates Sea Turtle Awareness Day, 25th Anniversary

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark hosted its Sea Turtle Awareness Day in conjunction with the BioPark Aquarium and Botanical Garden celebrating their 25th anniversary. On Saturday there were a number of educational events focused on educating the public on how they can protect endangered species. ABQ BioPark Education Facilitator Fred Whiteman-Jennings said the aquarium includes two sea turtles, …

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Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities

Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Believing in Michigan: Protecting Public Safety, Building Strong Communities Michiganders Celebrate Why They Believe in Michigan Through Series of Videos Leading Up to Governor Whitmer’s State of the State Address LANSING, Michigan- Prior to the Governor’s State of the State address, Governor Whitmer’s …

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Drone Strike Video Shows Afghan Civilians Killed

[explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the yard of a house, and the explosion killed 10 people, including Zemari Ahmadi, 43, and seven children, according to his family. The Pentagon claimed Ahmadi was an Islamic …

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Water safety awareness likely for Manawatū River after four drownings

Karla Karaitiana / Stuff New signs on Ahimate Reserve beach make it clear that swimmers should not take the river lightly. River safety campaigns could become a feature of future Palmerston North summers as stakeholders consider ways to ensure both fun and distrust in the city’s unforgiving awa. A rāhui on a section of the Manawatū River, placed by iwi …

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Meet the nurse helping North Adams Public Schools omicron weather | North Berkshires

Amanda Davis, the North Adams Public Schools head nurse, leads her team of nurses and testing staff from a book storage room-turned-office at Drury High School to coordinate weekly pool tests, the search for contracts, etc STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE EAGLE OF BERKSHIRE NORTH ADAMS — Every morning, Amanda Davis tackles work in schools with a COVID-spotting mission: “Find those …

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South Dakota State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2022 CONTACT: Jeff Mammenga, Media Coordinator, 605-773-6000, [email protected] Cultural Heritage Center January 20 Program on Rural America in the 1950s PIERRE, SD — Attendees of the upcoming book conference at the Pierre Cultural Heritage Center will get a taste of what it was like growing up in rural America in the 1950s. The Pfeiffer sisters, …

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Utah legislative leaders will make tax policy a priority in 2022

Republicans in Utah have said they will also focus on issues of water, education and infrastructure during the general legislative session, which begins Jan. 18. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Senate Speaker Stuart Adams R-Layton conducts his activities at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 5, 2021, during the final day of the 2021 general …

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Afghanistan: UN launches largest single-country appeal ever |

Speaking in Geneva, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin griffiths said $ 4.4 billion was needed for the humanitarian response plan in Afghanistan alone, “to be paid directly” to health workers and others, not to de facto authorities. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Philippe Grandi requested $ 623 million, to support refugees and host communities in five neighboring …

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How surf education can teach kids to live in an unpredictable world

For much of the past two years, our children have lived through half-lives. Little by little, things were taken away from them: school, friends, vacations, extended family, sports and the opportunity to learn life skills, including swimming. For my own children, ages 4, 8 and 10, this is the isolation they struggled with the most – how our family unit …

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Sustainable Missoula: The Sustainability of Watersheds and Our Community

Rattlesnake Creek. (Courtesy photo) As we move into a new year, we reflect on how our water sources can be protected amid foreseeable changes in our climate and increased development in the Missoula Valley. These conditions and circumstances prompt us to explore the question of what does the sustainability of watersheds look like? The Watershed Education Network (WEN) of western …

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Cities must now collect our food waste. The San Diego area is working hard to comply. – Voice of San Diego

Republic Service employees stand near compost heaps at the new composting facility at the Otay landfill on December 10, 2021. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz A new California law is forcing cities to reduce food waste in landfills. To meet this requirement, cities in San Diego are increasing the costs for residents and businesses to launch a new on-the-fly garbage …

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Barbara A. Meyer | Obituary

Barbara A. Meyer, 94, from Stoughton, died on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Skaalen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on March 20, 1927 in Neenah, Wisconsin, daughter of Lyall Stilp and Marion (VanBuren) Raymond. Barbara graduated from a high school in the Milwaukee area and continued her education by attending UW-Madison, where she began her nursing education …

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133rd Tournament of Roses Parade Relaunches Beloved Tradition

item A Dream to Achieve float takes part in the 133rd Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 2022. – The parade features flower floats, marching bands, and equestrian units to celebrate the New Year along the 8.8 mile route along the colorado PASADENA, California – The 133rd Tournament of Roses Parade made a colorful comeback on Colorado Boulevard in …

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Most Texas schools resume classes next week amid omicron wave

The rapidly spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus has shaken the holiday season for many Texans and forced thousands of flights to be canceled. It has also prompted school districts in the Northeast and Midwest to take measures such as limiting winter sports activities and temporarily returning to distance learning, although this is not the case in Texas. , where …

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Here’s what’s new at the Pennsylvania Farm Show 2022

After going virtual last year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show returns to Harrisburg for its 106th year amid a wave of the COVID omicron variant. The agriculture ministry urged visitors to stay home if they feel sick, get vaccinated if they haven’t, and wear masks. With 1 million square feet of agricultural education, competition, and celebration, this winter celebration of Pennsylvania …

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Coastal habitat protection plan outlines dozens of recommended actions

North Carolina environmental officials recently added dozens of new goals and recommendations to the Coastal habitat protection plan. The document was first created in 2005 and has been updated every few years since then. The 2021 amendment to the plan outlines several potential measures to address the many ongoing issues along the coast. “There is growing concern about declining water …

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Stench of chicken waste increases stench in Alabama community

Janice Williams thought something had died near her Morgan County home due to the smell, but she couldn’t decide what it was. “I thought maybe the dogs killed an armadillo. I searched the yard for an armadillo, but then I found out where the scent was coming from, ”she said. The stench, according to the Decatur Daily, comes from what …

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Families Find Hope for Their Children’s Well-Being at Tick Tock Early Learning Center – Daily Local

NEW GARDEN – Local heroes walk among us. And the angels of the earth too. Kennett resident Maricela Ayllon is both. In her role as Director of Family Services at the Tick Tock Early Learning Center, Ayllon helps hardworking families who struggle every day in their quest not only to provide for their children, but also to overcome the financial …

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Inequality of Opportunity: Who Are Left Behind? | Kiribati – Kiribati

1. INTRODUCTION ESCAP’s inequality of opportunity analysis uses two new methodological tools to measure inequalities in the distribution of basic services and to identify those who are furthest behind in the same areas of development. In both methods, population groups are defined by common circumstances over which the individual has little or no direct control. The analysis explores inequalities in …

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New Jersey becomes last state in clean trucks, dumping dirty diesel

TRENTON, New Jersey – Today, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) adopted the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, advancing a regulatory route to electrify everything from delivery vans to semi-trailers in the state. New Jersey is one of the many states to move forward with the adoption of California’s ACT rule this year. Oregon and Washington recently adopted …

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Pre-budget consultations: social sector experts meet with FM; look for a job, increase health spending

Representatives from various social sectors and unions urged the government on Saturday to further boost healthcare spending amid the unprecedented Covid crisis, introduce an urban employment program and increase spending on the guarantee program rural employment. As part of the pre-budget consultation meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday met with experts from sectors such as health, education, rural development, …

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California Water Service pledges $ 200,000 to advance

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As part of its commitments to promote environmental stewardship and support education in the socio-economically disadvantaged areas it serves, California Water Service ( Cal Water) has pledged $ 200,000 to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation). The donation, announced at the Foundation’s holiday reception last night, will help the …

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Justice Appoints Hardesty to West Virginia School Board | News, Sports, Jobs

Paul Hardesty is sworn in for his appointment to the State Board of Education while his wife Debby holds the Bible. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice on Monday announced the appointment of longtime lobbyist and former State Senator Paul Hardesty to a recently vacant seat on the West Virginia Board of Education. Hardesty, who …

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Remarks by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore at the UNICEF @ 75 – World commemorative event

As prepared for delivery NEW YORK, December 9, 2021 – “Secretary General Guterres, Excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends of UNICEF… “UNICEF was founded in the aftermath of World War II to save children’s lives and protect their rights. Tonight we celebrate that for 75 years UNICEF has served children. From armed conflicts to natural disasters and long-term humanitarian crises. …

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Governor Cox and Lieutenant Governor Henderson unveil fiscal year 2023 budget

SALT LAKE CITY (December 7, 2021) – Today, Governor Spencer J. Cox and Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson unveiled their fiscal recommendations and priorities for fiscal 2023. Their proposal highlights historic investments in the education and infrastructure (including water and housing) while providing $ 160 million in tax relief to the people of Utah through a grocery tax credit. “Based on …

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Senate Bill 35 makes communities vulnerable

Senate Bill 35 removes authority over Santa Cruz development from the city government and the California Environmental Quality Act, giving it instead to private developers. The apartments on offer at 831 Water Street appear to be a test case, initially refused by Santa Cruz City County in a 6-1 vote on October 12, for failing to meet local requirements for …

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FDA Proposes Food Safety Modernization Act Rule Changes to Improve Safety of Agricultural Water Used on Products

For immediate release: 02 December 2021 Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration released a proposed rule which aims to improve product safety. He proposes to require farms to conduct comprehensive assessments that would help them identify and mitigate the dangers of water used to grow produce. This is the latest step in the agency’s implementation of the Food …

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At UF, someone used “critic” and “race” in a sentence. Trouble ensued.

Chris Busey’s page on the University of Florida website states that he is an associate professor at the College of Education, “where he primarily teaches courses for the Critical Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Culture specialization.” But according to a grievance he filed this week through the faculty union, the wording of that job description has been called into question. …

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Since the pandemic, protecting urban green spaces has become even more important in Pittsburgh

Urban parks and gardens improve air and water quality, wildlife biodiversity, and opportunities for outdoor recreation and education. Throughout the pandemic, the spaces have seen a lot of visitors. As Pittsburgh neighborhoods grow, community gardeners and other green space enthusiasts want to make sure their land doesn’t turn into a condo or parking lot. A solution? Protect the earth. This …

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Can lithium cure ailments in the Salton Sea?

SALTON SEA, Calif .– Studying the intricacies of mud on the ocean floor is a lifetime’s work for Timothy Lyons, so when the tall and lean biogeochemist asks you to join an expedition to find chemical mysteries buried deep beneath the waves, prepare- you get wet and dirty. On a recent foray on California’s largest and most troubled lake, Lyons …

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How to deal with the Great Resignation

November 27, 2021 IN THE NOT-SO-DISTANT In the past, bosses didn’t have to worry so much about their workforce. Newcomers could absorb the corporate culture in an osmotic way. The families of the workers were invisible, not constantly interrupting Zoom calls. Employees had a job, not a voice. Now, companies need to “be intentional” (management’s way of thinking) about everything …

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When teachers face a premium for lessons on race

And now, in the latest effort to make teaching as unappealing a profession as possible, the New Hampshire Chapter of Moms for Liberty offered $ 500 to anyone who “successfully catches a public school teacher” breaking a new law prohibiting the teaching of critical race theory. This initiative, known to its authors as “CRT Bounty’s” [sic], directs readers to the …

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Mobilizing to help Afghans in need – VCU News

By Dina Weinstein While reports of the chaotic departure of the US military from Afghanistan and the people who fled the country have mostly vanished from the headlines, the University’s Afghan-born students and graduates of the Commonwealth of Virginia continued to educate and assist their Afghan compatriots in need. . For Yasameen Anwari, a 21-year-old junior who studies health, physical …

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Investigate pathogens and their life cycles for the benefit of society | MIT News

Desmond Edwards was a small child when he first heard of typhoid fever. Fortunately, he did not have the disease. He was watching a cartoon public health ad. The cartoon, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, was designed to educate people in its home country, Jamaica, about the importance of vaccination against diseases like typhoid. The typhoid character in …

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Seattle Seahawks Honor Matt Mickunas As Delta Community Captain

The first time Washington resident Matt Mickunas donned a uniform was as a young boy scout 34 years ago. From there he quickly rose through the ranks of Eagle Scout to Sea Scout, then a student at the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps before signing his first enlistment contract at the age of 17. After serving for 24 years, …

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Three honored by county commissioners for their efforts at work

Longtime County Freeway Employee Jeff Grogan receives a golden shovel signed by his colleagues in honor of his retirement after 42 years in Porter County. AMY LAVALLEY / photo As Commissioner Laura Blaney, D-South said at the Porter County Commissioners Council meeting on November 2, “It’s good to start the meeting this way. “ “This way” was the public recognition …

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Lawmakers discuss challenges driving Maryland bus driver shortage

Faced with a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers, some Maryland county leaders and school district leaders are investing more money to raise driver wages. This content has been republished with permission from WTOP Information Partners at Maryland counts. Sign up for Maryland Matters Free Email Subscription today. Faced with a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers, some Maryland County …

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Create a culture of stewardship

If you call Rick Rottinghaus at the right time, you might be invited to his farm near Jesup, Iowa to help. Most likely, this will be a request to run an air seeder just behind the combine. “We can always use help if you’re available,” he jokes. But his real job is the constant improvement of the land he cultivates, …

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News of November 2, 1892

IONIA’S DAILY SENTINEL, NOV. 2, 1892 LOCAL LACONIQUE: An evening school will soon open in the shorthand department of the Poncher business school. Call soon and make arrangements to attend. The crossing from High Street to Center Street is in a terrible state in wet weather. There is no plank walk and pedestrians (sic.) Are forced to wade through the …

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STEM Connection uses curiosity in nature to make young scientists

On a gray and rainy fall day, fourth-grade students at Eastbrook Elementary School explore Moore Road Farm, located in the northwest side of Indianapolis. Discovery comes to life at STEM Connection, which sprang up on the 30-acre outdoor learning site in the summer of 2014 with a tent and port-a-potty and has reached 5,000 children a year, when there is …

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Video shows sperm whale spotted off the coast of Orange County

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif .– A boat tour company has shared video and photos of a recently spotted sperm whale off the coast of Orange County. Jessica Roame, education programs manager at Newport Coastal Adventure, said it’s not something they see often when they visit Newport Beach. A company captain said the Oct. 27 sighting 14 miles west of Newport Beach …

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Sloop Clearwater to undergo major repairs in Kingston – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is gearing up for a major overhaul this winter, including lifting its mainmast to inspect and restore the part of the boat’s spine it sits on, according to the organization. Over the next month, Clearwater will be hauled out of the water in Albany, placed on a barge and brought to Clearwater …

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Dr Jara is out, what’s next?

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – A necessary step or a step back for the Clark County School District? The day after the CCDS administrators voted to push Superintendent Jesus Jara away, attention is now focused on the future of the school district and who will lead it. “There is blood in the water. When you have a political job like this, …

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California judge rejects water deal for major agricultural supplier

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A California judge rejected a federal contract granting permanent access to U.S. government-controlled water for the nation’s largest agricultural water supplier, saying it lacked details on costs and appropriate public notice. Environmentalists had castigated the contract with the Westlands Water District as a friendly deal designed to benefit the agricultural interests of companies rather than environmental …

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Why Are So Many Michigan Water Supply Systems Finding Lead? They look harder

Recent violators include mid-sized towns like Royal Oak, small towns like Clare, and small vendors, including an apartment complex in the town of Hermansville, on the Upper Peninsula, which has failed six lead tests since. 2016. And not all violations pose the same threat to public health: in Royal Oak, for example, less than six percent of households get their …

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City candidates in general seek “respect”, “integrity” | News, Sports, Jobs

The Dunkirk Common Council will have a new general councilor after election day. Paul VanDenVouver did not run for re-election to the board seat. Republican David Damico, currently chairman of the Dunkirk Board of Education, will face Democrat Nick Weiser, professor of SUNY Fredonia, for the post. THE OBSERVER asked all candidates for the Common Council to answer three questions. …

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Tennessee town unveiled new statue in honor of enslaved troops

For the first time in the history of the town of Franklin, a statue now stands in the historic plaza in honor of the black slaves who enlisted in the American Colored Troops, a separate part of the Army of the ‘Union during the Civil War. The statue was unveiled on Saturday in a moving ceremony commemorating the troops and …

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Federal and State Education Officials Celebrate UNCW, DC Virgo and Wrightsville Beach Elementary for Green Initiatives

Friday, October 22, 2021 Federal and state education officials visited UNCW, DC Virgo Preparatory Academy and Wrightsville Beach Elementary School as part of a three-day Green Strides tour celebrating this year’s Green Ribbon winners . Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education, the North Carolina Department of Education and other dignitaries observed green initiatives in schools on October 21. The …

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Gov. Newsom Expands Drought Emergency Statewide, Urges Californians to Increase Water Conservation Efforts

Proclamation authorizes the National Water Board to ban unnecessary uses of water, bolstering conservation efforts SACRAMENTO – After the second driest year on record and with near-record storage in California’s largest reservoirs, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation extending the statewide drought emergency and urging Californians to step up their water conservation efforts as the western United States faces …

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Oysters: Raw delicacy or climate warrior?

Oyster farmer Ryan Bethea spends as much time behind the wheel of a refrigerated truck as he does on the water. Since 2015, Bethea has been raising salted shellfish on five acres in Westmouth Bay, an estuary off Harkers Island, North Carolina. All the hundreds of thousands of oysters cultivated on his farm, Caroline oysters, are sold in Tar Heel …

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Calhoun Community Calendar | Gordon’s life

October The Calhoun Comic Book and Toy Fair will take place on Saturday October 16 at the Sonoraville Recreational Complex, 7494 Ga. 53. Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, 2341 Everett Springs Road, Armuchee, will host Cars & Crafts in the Country on Saturday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be cars, local crafts, lunch, and other …

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MPS adopts $ 500 million stimulus package, cuts positions as enrollments decline

Before the Milwaukee School Board approves a $ 500 million spending plan For federal stimulus dollars on Thursday, Superintendent Keith Posley said the district had to cut about 120 teaching positions this fall because enrollment had declined in the district. Because there are 170 vacant positions, no staff will be made redundant, but some will be forced to move to …

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Framingham celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day with traditional dance

FRAMINGHAM – Sustained drumming and a traditional dance on the lawn at McCarthy Elementary School ushered in Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people, including members of the Nipmuc Nation, gathered to participate in the ceremony. Andre StrongBearHeart Gaines Jr. began with a Land Recognition – a formal statement that recognizes the enduring relationship that exists between …

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Whitefish woman helps deliver clean water in Africa

Heidi Rickels from Whitefish has never been to Malawi, but has been helping people in this tiny Southeast African country access clean drinking water for a decade. Since 2011, Rickels and its Freshwater Project International have been helping villages, schools and health facilities in Malawi fight water-borne diseases by drilling and maintaining wells, as well as installing water supply systems. …

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Governor Newsom makes final decision in 2021 legislative session

Posted: 09 October 2021 2021 legislation strengthens the California Comeback Plan, the largest economic stimulus package in California history SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom today took action on the final bills of the 2020-21 legislative session, a session that advanced the governor’s historic return plan to California. In partnership with the Legislature, the administration has taken bold steps and made …

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CrossFit as Education: This British Academy offers the possibility for disadvantaged teenagers to obtain course credits

Photo credit: The Academy Do you like the morning chalk up? Access additional exclusive interviews, analysis and stories with an Rx subscription. “It doesn’t matter where you started.” This phrase means something special to the members of CrossFit Plan in Worcester, England. Words have become part of the philosophy of The Academy, a member-run program that uses CrossFit as a …

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Proposition 120 sparks a debate on property tax cuts. Here’s why it’s complicated by a recent bill

With home values ​​soaring, many Colorado voters have the opportunity to significantly reduce their property tax bills in November. But Proposition 120 is more complex than it appears. Even Chris Brown, a non-partisan researcher who has spent many hours examining the economic effects of Proposition 120, jokes that it would take more than a beer to explain all the nuances …

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Emergency Response Team Helps California Schools Overcome Wildfires

COURTESY OF THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Jake Wolf, a member of the California Department of Education’s emergency services team, monitors wildfires at the California Office of Emergency Services Sept. 14 during a visit from President Joe Biden. COURTESY OF THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Jake Wolf, a member of the California Department of Education’s emergency services team, monitors wildfires …

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RRPS educator Bruce Gustin an AVID world traveler

Bruce Gustin, seen here during a visit to Rio Rancho Elementary School a few years ago, is giving students high fives. Gary Herron’s archive photo. When it comes to enjoying a fabulous life, Bruce Gustin ticks all the boxes.Born in Yonkers, NY, son of a chemical engineer, it was initially the profession he planned to exercise. He even graduated from …

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former Franciscan students honored for their achievements | News, Sports, Jobs

Warren Scott RECOGNIZED ALUMNI – Several Steubenville Franciscan University graduates were honored for their accomplishments at the school’s 32nd annual alumni banquet on Friday, which was part of its homecoming festivities this weekend . Present for the occasion, from left to right: Rebecca Rook, President of the Alumni Awards Committee; the Reverend Dave Pivonka, TOR, president of the university; and …

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South Haven officials applaud increased water safety measures | Local News

The South Haven Beach Safety Flag program on the North and South Beaches normally ends on September 15. This year, however, flags that warn swimmers of unsafe swimming conditions on Lake Michigan remained up until the last weekend in September. The nearly two-week extension of the program was part of an ongoing effort by the South Haven and City of …

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Healing foster children one wave at a time

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Almost half a million children currently live in foster care in the United States. Some of them are accommodated with host families, others in group homes. Many of these children suffered from neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse from their own mothers and fathers. The trauma they have experienced can affect them all their …

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Sonoma County students take on year-long environmental justice projects

Sonoma County is home to nearly five dozen young leaders who have embarked on a quest to find solutions to climate change. The 58 middle and high school students from nine schools have launched a series of one-year projects aimed at recognizing challenges and providing solutions to thorny environmental problems in their communities. Their practical projects aim to research and …

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Following the approval of the long-term development plan, the campus invites local leaders to collaborate on a framework for sustainable implementation

UC Santa Cruz called on city and county leaders to help develop a sustainable implementation framework after UC Regents approved the 2021 Long-Term Campus Development Plan today. Chancellor Cynthia Larive said UC Santa Cruz will continue to work closely with elected officials to balance the need for access to education for California students with community concerns, especially around housing, to …

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Tampa Bay Nutrient Red Tide Algae Study Gets Financial Support

Scientists studying how to reduce the nutrients that fuel algal blooms in Tampa Bay will soon start collecting data, and they now have funding to help fund their research. Members of University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have been in partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory for months to prepare for their study on nitrogen in rainwater, stormwater …

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop water-repellent material for wearable motion sensors

Researchers at IIT Guwahati have developed a new water-repellent material New Delhi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati have developed a new water-repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movement. The developed material is flexible, non-stretchable and environmentally friendly which can sense low stress with high sensitivity. Wearable motion sensors are used …

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VCU building will tell the story of 18th century human remains found in 1994 at the bottom of a well | Education

Workers discovered the human remains in 1994 during the construction of the Kontos Medical Sciences Building. The skeletal remains were 25 feet below East Marshall Street, where a separate hospital for African Americans existed. According to a Richmond Times-Dispatch story at the time, the brick well was “full of water and topped with clay,” preserving body parts. Other artifacts found …

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Punjab wallets: CM Channi maintains vigilance, mining, electricity; MP Randhawa returns home, Soni’s health

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday assigned portfolios to his ministers, giving plum departments to his two deputies and new faces to the cabinet. The Chief Minister will hold the portfolios of personnel, vigilance, general administration, justice, legal and legislative affairs, information and public relations, environment, mining and geology , civil aviation, excise duties, investment promotion, hotels, electricity …

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Auburn University tackles United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Item body A new report from Auburn University illustrates how it is tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The document, completed this summer, highlights how committed Auburn is to each of the 17 sustainable development goals, or ODD. The United Nations adopted the goals in 2015 as a way to address global challenges and achieve a better and more …

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Silverthorne’s primary curriculum combines STEM and outdoor education

This fall, Silverthorne Elementary students are cycling as part of the school’s outdoor education program.Louise Wacaser / Summit School District The Silverthorne Elementary School Outdoor Education Program is a way for students to learn more about science while engaging in the many outdoor resources that Summit County has to offer. Principal Louise Wacaser said the program began as a non-traditional …

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The future of software is usage-based pricing

The The Transform Technology Summits begin October 13 with Low-Code / No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Every software company advocates customer focus. Yet the common subscription pricing model for most cloud software is anything but customer centric. In a subscription pricing model, customers must choose to pay a recurring charge per month. Recurring charges are determined in advance …

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Community Schools in New Mexico Aim to Cover ‘All Basic Needs’ | Local News

If you’ve seen a community school, you’ve seen a community school. This unique mantra is intentional, said David Greenberg, executive director of the Center for Community Schools at the National Education Association of New Mexico. Just as the needs of every community are different, so are every community school. Although each of the 80 community schools in New Mexico offers …

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The legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps lives on in state parks

PITTSBURGH (AP) – America’s 20th-century “army of trees” brought generations of citizens closer to nature’s wonders while enduring the country’s greatest economic crisis. If the political winds are favorable, new recruits could have the chance to repeat this effort during the current health crisis. U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Scranton and the National Wildlife Federation propose the creation of a 21st …

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Can frogs teach us how to stay healthy? These scientists think so | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: Can frogs’ ability to survive certain infections help humans to do the same? Texas University of Technology‘s Lisa Liméri is part of a new research collaboration seeking to answer this question. The partnership, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will examine the resilience demonstrated …

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Mitchell Elementary Students Go Hungry Amid Woes Of Philadelphia School District Staff

Children at a city school went hungry Thursday due to a staff shortage in the Philadelphia school district and an apparent operational failure at the central office. No breakfast or lunch has ever arrived to feed the kids at Mitchell Elementary School in southwest Philadelphia – and it wasn’t the first time this term’s meals failed to arrive. ‘school. District …

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Utica Zoo finds new homes for California sea lions

The Utica Zoo will bid farewell to its California sea lion pair, the zoo said on Tuesday. The reason? The sea lion’s current habitat is too small to exercise freely, zoo officials said. Porter, a 19-year-old male sea lion, weighs 685 pounds. Her more delicate female counterpart, Munchkin, 23, weighs 240 pounds. With a 650-square-foot pool, Porter can only swim …

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State releases $ 69.8 million for Maui County capital improvement projects

September 22, 2021, 2:01 PM HST The State of Hawaii has provided $ 7 million to design and build physical education and athletics facilities at Baldwin High School. Courtesy photo The State of Hawaii has released $ 602 million for capital improvement projects in 2021, including critical public infrastructure projects across the state and $ 69.8 million for County of …

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Ohio Sea Grant Provides Solutions for Harmful Algal Blooms

Algal blooms in freshwater lakes like Lake Erie occur every year, but have increased over the years due to increased phosphorus runoff from farms into the lake. Credit: Send photo file / Send via TNS Storing manure, waste water treatment, and preventing nutrient runoff are some of the issues researchers worked to address last year as part of the Harmful …

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VIMS partners with JASON Learning for Beyond the Plastic Bottle Challenge

by the staff | September 21, 2021 William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science partnered with JASON Learning for the Beyond the Plastic Bottle Challenge, an educational activity in which teams of students create a sustainable plan that reduces debris associated with a source of microplastic pollution. in their community. The challenge is inspired by research conducted at VIMS …

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Truffle work leads to triumph of NC A&T researcher | Education

He and his team succeeded where others failed thanks to their willingness to experiment with the type of truffle, the type of tree, and a secret inoculation mix that Isikhuemhen said came to him in a dream. With this blend, he was able to generate around 200 pounds of truffles in 2019 for a producer in Warren County, gaining industry …

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Boulder County Organizations Helping Residents Become Self-Sufficient

When Chrissy Lee-Manes’ ancestors first settled in the 1850s in the area now known as The Hill, Boulder was just one of many towns that sprang up along the foothills of Front Range to support the mining industry that exploded during the Gold Rush of the 1850s. And these early settlers, including the ancestors of Lee-Manes, were to be self-sufficient. …

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MSU Sailing Center has accessibility issues. Staff need $ 50,000 to fix it

MERIDIAN TWP. – Staff at Michigan State University Sailing Center on Lansing Lake are raising funds to make the water sports destination more accessible. Haslett’s facility offers sailing, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking lessons and rentals. But it remains inaccessible to many people with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, due to gravel walkways and an unstable wooden dock rather than …

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Mike Hall and the role of the SWCD

Service is Mike Hall’s motto. He is the program administrator who manages the District Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) office located at 3111 Ohio 98. His goal is to help landowners and residents of Crawford County and tailor programs to their benefit. The program was started in 1945 by a group of five farmers who were licensed by the state …

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Indigenous issues sidelined as election day approaches in Canada

As the 36-day snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advances towards Monday’s vote, the Liberals and Conservatives remain stuck in a statistical tie in the polls. It was a largely rambling campaign with few highlights and a debate in English that was widely criticized for using a format that actually inhibited the debate. To a large extent, this …

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Committee to discuss progress towards the Yellow Creek Watershed District

A Bath committee will provide a public update on Monday on the state of Yellow Creek and the efforts to officially designate it as a Northeast Ohio watershed. The 7 p.m. event will be televised live from the Trustees Meeting Room in the Bath Township Administration Building at 3864 West Bath Road. The approximately 30 square mile basin of Yellow …

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Governor Newsom signs legislation 9.16.21

Posted: Sep 16, 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 296 by Assembly Member Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Sales and use taxes: exclusion: pawn shops: transfer of acquired property. AB 361 by Assembly Member Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) – Open meetings: state and local agencies: teleconferences. AB 442 by Assembly Member Chad …

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Sheboygan Literacy Council wants to expand Workforce English program

CEDAR GROVE – For years, Willman Industries President Todd Willman considered offering English lessons at the Sheboygan County family foundry, but he feared it might offend his employees. Eventually he started asking the workers if this was something they would be interested in, and the response was positive. “One person said, ‘Yeah, how soon can I sign up?'”, Remembers Willman. …

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ETBU, the Marshall community collects donations from Ida | New

East Texas Baptist University is raising donations for the Men’s Texas Baptist Disaster Relief Efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. Items collected during the fundraiser include bottled water and bottled Gatorade, baby and adult diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies, laundry products and paper items. ETBU Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students Holly …

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Budget of $ 1.2 billion for fiscal year 2021-2022 approved

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and city council have approved a $ 1.2 billion operating and capital budget for fiscal 2022, which begins October 1. The Balanced Budget is designed to meet top community priorities, including streets, public safety, parks, and neighborhood improvements. With this budget, we can invest significant sums in high priority areas …

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Invasive New Zealand mud snails found at Shanty Creek in County Antrim

September 3, 2021 Fishers urged to step up prevention efforts during salmon season Invasive New Zealand mud snails have been detected at the mouth of Shanty Creek, a tributary of the Grass River in County Antrim. The snails were found during routine surveillance in May by the Grass River Natural Area Stream Watch project and confirmed by DNA analysis by …

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Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe sues to stop sports betting in Arizona

Arizona sports betting launch slated for September 9 could hit major hurdlebecause a tribe in the Prescott area sued the state, claiming that the new law that allowed gambling was unconstitutional and that rural tribes were heavily armed by the governor’s office to agree to its terms. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe, which operates Bucky’s and Yavapai casinos near Prescott, was …

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Letters: Storage periods | Simple solution

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Water storage delaysworsens the drought Well, another drought. Surprise Surprise. And again, government officials are acting like they haven’t seen this coming. The effects of this drought could have been greatly minimized. In 2017 and 2019, we experienced extreme rains that produced so much runoff …

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West Hailes Education Center: School to close after “significant” water damage

Wester Hailes High School on Murrayburn Drive, which has over 300 students enrolled, will be closed tomorrow, along with the pool facilities. The city council said the “significant” water damage meant the building was due to be closed tomorrow and stressed that parents will be kept informed of the progress. It is understood that a flood caused water damage to …

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Friends of the Kaw celebrates 30 years of defending the Kansas River

Volunteers used picks, shovels and their bare hands to remove more than 450 old tires last October from a sandbar on the Kansas River near Eudora. The tires had been placed along the north shore of the river between the 1950s and 1970s as part of a well-intentioned but unsuccessful effort to prevent erosion, says Dawn Buehler, Kansas Riverkeeper and …

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One year later | South Georgia Magazine

Public health students reflect on pandemic As news of the COVID-19 outbreak intensified in early 2020, Gabi Wiggill, a sophomore at Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) at Georgia Southern University, was shaken but ignored the coming international crisis or that his line of study would soon take center stage on an epic scale. “The pandemic was no fun,” …

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County Durham’s grandfather campaigns for water safety education after grandson drowns at sea

The grandfather of a teenager who died swimming in the sea last month said more needs to be done to prevent similar tragedies from happening. Anthony Bell, of Blackhall near Peterlee in County Durham, believes water safety should be taught in schools and young people should be made aware of dangers in plain language. Anthony’s grandson Matthew Sherrington tragically lost …

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Don’t ‘dilute’ arts subjects during NCEA reform, say teachers and artists

Reducing high school art from five to three will limit student choice and “water down” their learning, say teachers and artists. Under the reform proposal, NCEA levels 2 and 3 in painting, printmaking and sculpture will be combined into a single visual arts subject, and photography will be expanded to include moving images. Three Maori artistic disciplines will be introduced …

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Susan Arlene (Kinser) Pepper | Wise County Courier

Susan Arlène Pepper Susan Arlene (Kinser) Pepper, 73, passed away peacefully on Friday July 30, 2021 at her home. The service is celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 7 at the Church of Christ in Rhome and burial will follow in the Aurora cemetery. The visit takes place one hour before the service. Susan was born February 3, 1948 …

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Federal land managers predict 50% more wild mustang roundups due to drought in the West

By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nevada— Federal land managers have started working on capturing about 50% more horses than they originally anticipated this year on western courses due to severe drought conditions. The emergency roundups that began Sunday and Monday are targeting an additional 6,000 animals, mostly in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado. The Bureau of Land Management says …

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Explore UT Austin Experiential Learning Opportunities

Clinical Innovation Design Program (CID)The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Dell School of Medicine have teamed up to launch robust new hands-on training experiences through the CID program. Program participants practice design thinking and are involved in all aspects of medical device development and innovation, from needs assessment and analysis of current solutions to prototyping and the development of medical …

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Veolia’s sustainable development and energy efficiency projects in North America win the prize for the best project of the year awarded by the Environment + Energy leader | Business

BOSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 21, 2021– Veolia North America (VNA), a leading provider of environmental solutions in the United States, today announced that it is the recipient of two elite Top Project of the Year awards, presented annually by Environment + Energy Leader in recognition of outstanding contributions to the fields of energy and environmental management. Both projects …

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