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House Democrats Unveil $100B School Facility Upgrade Bill, Urge Inclusion in Long-Sought Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

On a day when a dangerous deep freeze settled across wide swaths of America, echoing memories of last year’s cold snap that left children shivering in their classrooms, congressional Democrats introduced a bill to spend $100 billion on improving school infrastructure. Spending on improvements to schools,...

 

Schools use quirky methods to announce weather closures

BISMARCK, N.D. — With talking hot dogs, professional sports announcers and quirky songs, some school districts are bringing a little levity to this week’s life-threatening cold in the Midwest with their unique and funny school closure announcements. The deadly arctic blast that has blanketed the region has...

 

When The Principal Cancels School ... With A Song-And-Dance Number

A new musical duo is being hailed across the country as "brilliant" and "mesmerizing." One fan says their work "transcends all ages," and many more are begging them to go on tour. But to do that, the singers would have to quit their day jobs. They're not professional musicians — they're school administrators in...

 

After Report of 4 Girls Strip-Searched at School, Cuomo Calls for Inquiry

Four girls at a middle school in Binghamton, N.Y., were taken aside two weeks ago after a school official thought they were acting strangely. What happened next is in dispute, and has led the governor to call for an investigation. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/30/nyregion/binghamton-school-strip-s...

 

February Weed of the Month: Grecian Foxglove - Not for the Faint of Heart

Grecian foxglove (Digitalis lanata) is a beautiful but toxic invasive plant. It was brought to North America from its native Europe as an ornamental plant. Grecian foxglove thrives in sunny to partially shaded areas and has been found in Washington County, Minnesota....

 

A LINE IN THE SAND FOR LIFE

From one geographical extreme to another, American state assemblies strode into the viability and quality of life issue in groundbreaking ways during January. Starting with Hawaii’s new Our Choice Our Care Act launched on January 1, 2019, medically-assisted death marched closer to being considered ‘normal....

 

First Nations Receives Grant to Help Fund Indigenous-Led Environmental Justice Efforts

LONGMONT, Colorado (January 31, 2019) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a $200,000 grant from the Broad Reach Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The funds will be used to provide support to Native American-led community efforts pursuing environmental justice, with a particular...

 

US Brings First Criminal AML Case Against Broker-Dealer

In a stark message, Justice Department prosecutors have brought the first criminal case for anti-money laundering violations against a broker-dealer. Central States Capital Markets, LLC (Central States) agreed to pay a $400,000 penalty and entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Attorney’s...

 

MacEwan hockey player died of heart attack, family says

A 23-year old MacEwan University student and hockey player, Nakehko Lamothe, died of cardiac arrest Friday after a hockey game in Calgary, the young man's family said Sunday. "He just went into cardiac arrest. His heart just stopped," his younger sister, Meah Lamothe,...

 

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