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  • Council Approves Keeping Downtown Security Patrols SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the …
  • King George Was More Democratic Than American Revolutionaries According to the Smithsonian Magazine brought to you by the folks with museums up and down the National Mall in Washington D.C. King George III was the democrat and humanitarian in 1776. I'd hate for this to really feel like a bite in the ass, coming …
  • Report Analyzes School Funding Inequities In The Deep South Photo: YouTube MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Southern states’ failure to prioritize public education has an outsized impact on students of color and students living in or near poverty, a new study released today by Education Law Center (ELC) and the Southern Poverty …

Florida Business

  • Baptist College of Florida hosts preview day - dothaneagle.com At the conclusion of chapel, Admissions Counselor Collin Dollar, joined by Kinchen, presented a $500 scholarship to Ashlyn Miller, who came the longest distance to attend Preview Day, driving there from Columbus, Ohio. Prospective students were given the …
  • Business inching closer to normal for LSU gear retailers Through a pandemic, a scaled-down football season, a hurricane, supply chain issues and more, some retailers that sell LSU-branded gear have seen a downturn in business over the past year and a half, but that is beginning to change.  The Auburn and Florida …
  • Deen’s List: Avalanche struggles continue in 4-1 loss to Florida Over the 56-game regular season in 2021, the Avalanche had one of the stingiest defenses in the NHL. They often held the team to 20 shots or less, giving then starting goalie Philipp Grubauer every opportunity to post a shutout or surrender just one goal. …

NASA News

  • Virtual Tour of NASA’s Antarctic Meteorite Lab + Astromaterials 3D The NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) team invites you to register for the upcoming webinar for educators, educator-led groups of students, or college level students. The targeted audience is students in grades 9 and above, but …
  • Official NASA event being hosted by University of North Georgia The University of North Georgia (UNG) is teaming up with NASA to mark a historic achievement with a two-day event. In recognition of the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, UNG has been chosen to hold an official NASA event that will include …
  • NASA photos show Orion capsule atop its mega moon rocket NASA has taken a big step toward the launch of the Artemis I moon mission after placing the Orion crew capsule atop the almighty SLS rocket. The delicate operation was carried out on Wednesday, October 20 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. “One …

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THE STRANGE FILES — By Alexander Strange

Why Does Ron DeSantis Hate Children?

Ron DeSantis

It’s time we asked our governor why he hates children. Yeah, I know, it sounds like one of those “when did you stop beating your wife” loaded questions. But consider: Gov. Ron DeSantis has been on a tear, threatening local Florida school districts with fund cuts and even replacing school board members if they dare defy his edict that masks […]

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How Trump’s Tax Cut Fattened the Wallets of the Ultrawealthy

Trump Tax Cut

By Justin Elliott and Robert Faturechi Pro Publica In November 2017, with the administration of President Donald Trump rushing to get a massive tax overhaul through Congress, Sen. Ron Johnson stunned his colleagues by announcing he would vote “no.” Making the rounds on cable TV, the Wisconsin Republican became the first GOP senator to declare his opposition, spooking Senate leaders who were […]

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Feds Exclude Thousands of Viable Businesses from Pandemic Relief

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The Small Business Administration refuses to give pandemic relief loans to people who have filed for bankruptcy, even if their businesses can survive. By Lydia DePillis ProPublica Like every other storefront in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, the Coffee House — a cavernous student hangout slinging espresso and decadent pastries since 1987 — saw its revenue dry up almost overnight last spring […]

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