Ravenna’s Seneca Sunrise celebrates three sharp-memory centenarians

It’s the first time the facility has had three residents over age 100. Go to Source Author: MARY JANE SKALA Kearney Hub Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

What could happen next with indicted Rep. Fortenberry?

The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on the Republican’s future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago. Go to Source Author: GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

9-year-old Omaha boy creates financial literacy app

The fourth-grader has spent the past year and a half learning how to code. “What I like about coding is that you can use your creativity,” he said. “And sometimes you can create apps to help people, also.” Go to Source Author: Luna Stephens Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the U.S. weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters. The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of Pfizer’s data ahead of a public meeting next…

Why Tony Hawk is passionate about Detroit’s skateboarding scene

It was a skateboarding live shot that went viral, but to Local 4′s Victor Williams, it meant much more — a chance to capture the attention of his mentor, Tony Hawk. The two chatted about their passion for skateboarding and what it means for Detroit. Hawk helped create more than 700 skateparks across the United…

Deal seems near on $2T Biden package, though deadline slips

A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation Friday, though the day’s informal deadline appeared to slip as they worked to scale back the measure and determine how to pay for it. Negotiations were expected to continue into the weekend, all sides indicating just…

Long Beach will give Moderna and J&J boosters; cases up by 300 this week

The Long Beach Health Department will start administering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots on Saturday, Oct. 23, as new coronavirus cases continue to plateau, according to a city statement. As with the Pfizer booster — which is already available in the city — the third Moderna shot will be available to eligible residents…

Video of Riverside teacher imitating Native Americans ‘highly insulting,’ schools chief says

Riverside’s top educator has promised to “squarely and honestly” confront the outrage sparked by the viral video of a John W. North High School math teacher who donned a faux Native American headdress, dancing around a classroom and moving her arms in a chopping motion. Superintendent Renee Hill, in addressing the community at a Riverside…

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Huskies GameCenter: Live updates, highlights, how to watch, stream UW-Arizona

The Huskies visit Tucson looking for a bounce-back win against the winless Arizona Wildcats. Follow along for the latest news and highlights throughout the game. Top Featured Tags: – Washington NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Marking 6-year anniversary of disastrous Aliso Canyon gas leak, residents fight expansion

On a windy day in October of 2015, a gas leak sprung up in the hills above Porter Ranch’s neighborhoods, releasing tons of methane and other chemicals, displacing two area schools and forcing residents from their homes in what later became known as the largest uncontrolled gas leak in the nation’s history. Since then, the…

Icy Roads Along Carson Pass Cause Spin-Outs, CHP Says Drive Carefully

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – For those driving through Carson Pass along Highway 88, the conditions are icy and dangerous, said the South Lake Tahoe California Highway Patrol. Caltrans has activated R2 Chain Control along the route, which means that “chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four-wheel/all-wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread…

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The week in fake news: Unvaccinated FEMA workers and other popular but false tales on social media

Social media users shared a range of false claims this week about COVID-19 vaccines. No, there’s no “epidemic” of airline pilots having strokes. No official warnings that list “sudden death” as a side effect. Here are the facts, as checked by AP. Top Featured Tags: – Washington NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man Convicted Of Murder, Child Abuse In 2018 Death Of Stockton 2-Year-Old

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man has been convicted for first-degree murder for the 2018 death of two-year-old Stockton boy Ares Doe. On Friday, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office announced that Roberto Alcantar had been convicted of murder in the first degree and assault causing death of a child under eight. Doe died back…

Online Driver’s License Renewal Extended Through 2022 For Californians Over 70

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The California DMV is extending its rule that allows people 70 and older to renew their driver’s licenses online or through the mail. A new law that was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom allows for the temporary rule, which was implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, to stay in place…

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Good Afternoon, News: Vaccines For Kids on the Way, All Boosters Approved for Oregonians, and Wheeler Recall Effort on the Rocks

by Isabella Garcia The Mercury provides news and fun every single day—but your help is essential. If you believe Portland benefits from smart, local journalism and arts coverage, please consider making a small monthly contribution, because without you, there is no us. Thanks for your support! VACCINES FOR ALL! Motoya Nakamura / Multnomah County In…

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Severity of ‘bomb cyclone’ uncertain, but Seattle area should prepare for wind, rain and power outages

The third in a series of “bomb cyclones” running well off the shore along the West Coast could bring a huge windstorm to Western Washington. Or not. Here’s a look at what this weekend’s weather might have in store. Top Featured Tags: – Washington NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Booster Shots Approved for Oregonians Who Received Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

by Isabella Garcia Eligible Oregonians can now receive any of the three vaccine types as a booster shot, thanks to the approved “mix-and-match” strategy. Motoya Nakamura / Multnomah County Oregon’s regional immunization advisory group recommended COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for people who received the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines Friday, paving the way for…

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This Week In Portland Food News: Nacheaux Opens Its New Food Hall, Two New Pizzerias Are Coming, and Ruby Jewel Closes

by EverOut Staff You can now get freshly baked cookies and other treats at Karnival Korner, part of Nacheaux‘s new Unicorn Creationz Food Hall. Unicorn Creationz Food Hall In this week’s edition of food news, Nacheaux opens its Unicorn Creationz Food Hall (complete with a New Orleans-style speakeasy and a dessert shop). Plus, two exciting…

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Tech Titans unveils its 2021 list of the fastest growing North Texas companies

Check out the companies with the most revenue growth from 2018 to 2020. Top Featured Tags: – Business, – Texas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Rust’ film set had 2 previous accidental discharges, camera crew member says

According to information obtained by ABC, nearly the entire camera department walked off the set of the Western film, “Rust,” citing numerous concerns involving lack of pay, safety and previously reported gun safety issues. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Southwest Airlines CEO on vaccine mandate: “We are not going to fire anybody.”

Southwest Airlines says it is working to comply with federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements as holiday travel demand looms, but reeled back consequences for unvaccinated employees. CEO Gary Kelly said in the company’s third quarter earnings call on Thursday that “no one is going to lose their job” if they aren’t vaccinated or exempted on Dec.…

‘Shock and sadness’ Alec Baldwin speaks out after deadly ‘Rust’ set shooting

On Thursday an accidental weapon discharge on the film set of the Western, ‘Rust,’ left the film’s director of photography dead and injured the film’s director. Continue Reading at KOAT.com here Top Featured Tags: – New Mexico NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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