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GAO finds government underestimated cost...

The Department of Education projected that student loans would generate $114 billion in revenue over the past 25 years. However, a new report shows that federal student loans actually cost the government $197 billion, a difference of $311 billion. The findings come from a Government Accountability Office report released today that belies the department’s narrative […]

Huntsville won’t reveal how much it spen

The city of Huntsville won’t reveal how much public money it spends on outside attorneys, arguing the information is confidential under solicitor-client privilege. AL.com has demanded that the city release records of expenses related to the case of William Ben Darby, the Huntsville police officer convicted of murder last summer for shooting and killing Jeff […]

Community Heroes; musical garden; tida...

musical garden gift COMMUNITY BRIEF More Too Life Inc. celebratesHead of the Gulf Coast Foundation Kameron Partridge Hodgens, Director of Community Leadership for the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, received the Community Hero Award presented by More Too Life Inc. at its recent Inspire Change Anniversary Fundraiser event. “Kameron Hodgens is a breath of fresh air […]

Elon Musk Files Defense Under Seal As Tw...

Twitter Inc.’s lawsuit against Elon Musk over a canceled $44 billion takeover of the social media platform is scheduled for a five-day trial beginning Oct. 17 in Delaware, with the billionaire filing his defense and sealed counterclaims. Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathaleen St. J. McCormick set the trial date after Musk’s […]

Hillsborough County – Enjoy back-to-scho

Hillsborough County, Florida (July 29, 2022) – Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for engaging, entertaining and informative free programs for the whole family in August. The events listed below are just a sample of the many scheduled events. Find more announcements under the “Events & Classes” tab on HCPLC.org. The views expressed in […]

Pie Shop’s mix of pastry and punk – The

Media credit: Nick Perkins Photographer The aroma of chocolate escaped the box containing the shepherd’s cookie pie as soon as I opened it. The soft texture of the custard contrasts with the crunchy shortbread cookie pieces that sit on top of the pie. Pie Shop isn’t just any old local bakery. Although the patisserie has […]

Gray Bruce Community Members Receive Jub...

Some 70 residents of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound are recognized for their contributions to the community with a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee coin. Tory MP Alex Ruff presented around 40 of the coins to the recipients at his first annual constituency barbecue in Chesley last weekend. Ruff and a few other MPs decided to have their own platinum […]

Tang names Rodney Perry assistant coach

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Head Coach Jerome Tang completed his full-time coaching staff on Wednesday afternoon (July 27) with the selection of the veteran coach Rodney Perry as the program’s third and final assistant coach. Perry’s first official day will be Monday, August 1. Perry, a finalist for Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Boys’ […]

Want a more inclusive workplace? Great,...

This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law designed to protect the civil rights of people with physical and mental disabilities. However, Americans with disabilities remain the largest underemployed and underrepresented group in the country. It is estimated that one in four American adults – 61 million people – […]

Biden could learn leadership from the vo...

Just over a year ago, the Biden administration promised that inflation would be “temporary.” Since then, Joe Biden’s spending has sent our economy into a downward spiral, with inflation hitting a four decades high by 9.1%. As the White House continues to deny responsibility, families in Tennessee have had to get creative to make ends […]

49-year-old serial cheater tricked teena...

SINGAPORE — Shortly after his release from prison for cheating, Tan Chip Huat resumed tricking young women into having unprotected sex with him by promising money he never gave them. The jobless man approached his victims on the online classifieds site Locanto, giving the false impression that he was wealthy and offering to pay a […]

TWU Launches Bachelor in Multicultural W...

July 21, 2022 – DENTON – Texas Woman’s University is offering a bachelor’s degree in multicultural women’s and gender studies starting in fall 2022. “It’s officially approved,” said Danielle Phillips-Cunningham, PhD, associate professor and program manager of Multicultural Women’s & Gender Studies. “It’s in the books. Sign up.” The new baccalaureate program quickly attracted interest. […]

Landis Bejar: Examination Board Member, ...

mental health counseling Wedding Planning Stress relationship advice Relationships Landis Bejar is a licensed mental health counselor in New York State and holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and mental health counseling from Columbia University. She is the founder of AisleTalk: Consultation & Therapy, a New York-based therapy firm dedicated to helping engaged people […]

Gerber Lumber & Hardware is holding a ra

Gerber Lumber & Hardware will be holding a charity raffle on August 2 in conjunction with the annual Kidron Volunteer Fire Department Chicken Dinner fundraiser at Kidron Community Park. The raffle is held in memory of the late Eldon Gerber, former co-owner of Gerber Lumber & Hardware. Eldon and Steve Gerber sold the business to […]

Polar announces its name change to Nova ...

To share Tweeter To share E-mail Polar, the industry leader in social media display advertising, announced that it has changed its name to Nova, which was previously the trading name for its agency-focused business. The new Nova banner will serve of the company all customers, including publishers, agencies, brands, ad technology platforms, CTV providers and […]

War complicates Virginia family’s effort

Comment this story Comment Shortly after meeting the energetic, dark-haired, blue-eyed 9-year-old Ukrainian, Jenny Bradshaw, her husband and their 17-year-old twin daughters were smitten. They had thought about and researched the possibility of adopting an orphan from abroad and realized after a month-long exchange program in December with Katya at their home in Centerville, Virginia, […]

Margaret L. Franklin 1932-2022 | News, ...

GIRARD — Margaret L. Franklin, 90, passed away peacefully Friday evening, July 15, 2022, at her home, with her loving family by her side. Margaret was born July 1, 1932 in Youngstown, the second of six daughters born to the late Andrew and Anna Benya Bush, and has resided in the area her entire life. […]

Volunteer to help youth development

As we prepared for the fair, I had the opportunity to work with the Superintendents of 4-H and Open Class to review the Kansas 4-H Club Corner Youth Program Quality Principles. There are eight essential principles for quality youth programs as defined by 4-H. I believe these apply to any youth program! 1) Physical and […]

Online schooling is the bad idea that re...

Comment this story Comment Almost all of the 20 largest US school districts will offer online schooling options this fall. More than half of them will offer more full-time virtual school programs than before the pandemic. The trend looks set to continue or accelerate, according to analysis by Chalkbeat. It is a problem. School closures […]

Effective telemedicine in pediatric asth...

Providers of a primary care asthma program found telemedicine to be effective both in caring for children with asthma and in addressing unmet social needs that can worsen their asthma outcomes. Telemedicine has been shown to be effective in meeting the medical and social needs of the pediatric patient population in the asthma program at […]

Africa: the new ground zero for jihadist...

The day when the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group proclaimed itself the caliphate in Syria and Iraq is long gone. However, today the jihadist powerhouse survives in the Levant but expands into Africa, where its affiliates promote a deadly and thriving modus operandi. Two new official IS provinces (“wilayas”) were created in March in the […]

Heroes in the global fight against human...

A volunteer from the humanitarian group Save the Children sits next to a banner at the Romanian-Ukrainian border in Siret, Romania, on March 7. (© Andreea Alexandru/AP Images) A volunteer from the humanitarian group Save the Children sits next to a banner at the Romanian-Ukrainian border in Siret, Romania, on March 7. (© Andreea Alexandru/AP […]

Manatt continues to expand its impact in...

Corenia Riley Burlingame and John Dalton bring extensive experience in highly complex tax incentive financing transactions that maximize the value of grants and tax benefits while protecting investments Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multi-disciplinary and integrated professional services firm, today announced that partners Corenia Riley Burlingame and John Dalton have joined […]

Investors deserve better information on ...

Comment this story Comment Some prominent companies and industry groups are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s plan to require disclosures related to climate change. They are right that it will be an additional burden, but it is a small price to pay for better cost and risk information that matters to investors. When […]

🌱 Joppa Hill Farm + Volunteer of the Yea

Hi there. It’s me, Paula Constance, your host of the Bedford Daily – here to tell you all the most important things happening in town. First, today’s weather forecast: Warm with variable clouds. High: 94 Low: 72. Here are our main local sponsors. Find out what they can do for you: Attention Bedford pet owners! […]

Global Low Melting Polyester Staple Fibe...

Marketreports.info analysts forecast latest report on “Global Low Melting Polyester Staple Fiber (Covid-19) Market Impact and Analysis by 2030”, according to Staple Fiber Report low melting point polyester; The Low Melting Point Polyester Staple Fiber Market report covers the overall and all-inclusive analysis of the Low Melting Point Polyester Staple Fiber market with all its […]

COA reports DSWD for nearly 2 billion un...

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) — The Audit Commission has flagged the Department for Social Welfare and Development after the agency failed to distribute nearly £2billion in cash aid under its social betterment scheme to some beneficiaries. In its annual audit report for 2021, state auditors revealed that DSWD had failed to deploy more […]

Intergovernmental task force meets to ad...

Brief news Representatives from Canada, Mexico and the United States met in Washington, DC, last week as the three countries work together to address high rates of violence against Indigenous women and girls. Angel Charley was part of the U.S. delegation to the intergovernmental effort – called the Trilateral Task Force on Violence Against Indigenous […]

VOLUNTEER DIGEST: 5 nonprofits are recru...

Lincoln’s Nora Husein conducts a science experiment during her after-school club in 2019. Huskers and RSOs can connect with service opportunities to help the Lincoln community. Join other Huskers this month to volunteer at mentorship-related nonprofits. _______________________ Explore and Understand: Mentoring Mentorship, at its core, assures young people that there is someone who cares about […]

More foster parents needed in Ward Count...

Photo submitted Pictured are top row from left to right, Ryan Smith, Linder Smith and Danielle Smith, and front row from left to right, Nathan, Jayden and Blake Smith. The Smiths are longtime adoptive parents in Ward County and adopted their son Linder after having their three biological children. The Ward […]

Navigating the choppy seas of personal d...

The use of social media among physicians has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the role it can play in networking, mentorship, and support among ophthalmologists remains a mystery. Bonnie He, MD, a resident in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, led a team of researchers […]

Jefferson County Makes Additional Ambula...

An ambulance currently shorted from the Blue Ridge Mountain Volunteer Fire Department will no longer miss this station in the county’s plan to support ambulance service in Jefferson County. The mountain ambulance service will instead be hosted by Citizens Fire Company on Route 340. Toni Milbourne CHARLES TOWN — Despite canceling […]

UVic to offer groundbreaking MBA program...

Plans are underway to launch the world’s first Master of Business Administration on Indigenous Reconciliation at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business. The new program was unveiled as part of an $8.4 million funding announcement made by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction on July 8. It is being […]

Community Youth Social Innovation Progra...

HONG KONG SAR – Media outreach – 15 July 2022 – A team of four third-year students from HKSYCIA Wong Tai Shan Memorial College have been crowned champions in this year’s “Social Innovation • Community 4.0” competition. Their winning solution “Sunshine to Elderly” is a socially inclusive sustainable gardening system on the school campus. It […]

Inside an Endangered Lemur Sanctuary in ...

Watch our special series on endangered lemurs with NBC 7 San Diego’s Dagmar Midcap, host of “Down to Earth,” starting this Tuesday at 8/7C on LX News. LX News Staff 2 hours ago The Duke Lemur Center in North Carolina isn’t just a haven for endangered primates — it can be an essential safety net […]

Arctic Guardian is the Best Air National...

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The National Guard Bureau has recognized a firefighter from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron as the National Guard’s 2021 Military Firefighter of the Year. Staff Sgt. Tyler Larimer, 176th CES training chief, said Alaska Air National Guard Master Sgt. Brenden Turney, 176th CES firefighter and station […]

University hosts Concordia Americas Summ...

The two-day conference — featuring University of Miami leaders, experts and students on engaging panels — explored topics ranging from COVID-19 to China’s influence on Latin America. The Concordia Americas Summit – a two-day international forum that brings together cross-industry decision makers, changemakers and influencers to forge partnerships to address critical issues facing the Western […]

Saskatchewan. mayors call on province t...

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan “The whole of those criteria, it needs to be reworked so that those units don’t sit vacant and the income scale used to set those rental rates, that needs to be reconsidered as well.” Randy Goulden is a long-time Yorkton Councilor and President of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). Photo taken […]

Ohio Media School partners with Rock the...

Rock The House Entertainment Group Visits Ohio Media School CLEVELAND, OH, USA, July 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Who knew a job interview could be so much fun! The Ohio Media School has partnered with popular Cleveland Entertainment Company Rock the House to bring pop-up auditions to our local campus. Rock The House brings northeast Ohio […]

West Point Volunteer Fire Department’s f

WEST POINT — Spencer Cheatham has been a firefighter most of his adult life. In fact, the longtime West Point resident knew he wanted to be a firefighter ever since he saw the TV show “Emergency!” a 1970s series about a paramedic rescue service in Los Angeles. “I used to watch it as a kid […]

UP Film Institute to start offering mart...

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines (UP) Film Institute will begin offering film training on martial law in the next academic year. In its official Facebook account, UP Film Institute stated that the four topics regarding martial law are all open to UP Diliman students. The four subjects are: The semiotics of martial […]

Psychologist or Occupational Therapist o...

Position Title :Psychologist or Occupational Therapist or Social Worker or Nurse – Program Coordinator (Indigenous Forensic Mental Health Statewide) Location of work/facility unit:Biala, Queensland Forensic Mental Health Service, Metro North Mental Health, Brisbane Metro North Hospital and Health Service is Queensland’s largest and most diverse hospital and health service, delivering the best care by the […]

Editorial: Another reminder that the ‘ed

If you’ve spent a lot of time thinking about government-sponsored gambling, then a new report detailing how it’s taking from the poor and giving back to the rich hasn’t told you much you didn’t know, except for a few updated figures to highlight the issue. If, like most of us, your thinking has been limited […]

97,000 Hajj pilgrims receive health serv...

ARAFAT: As pilgrims made their way to Mount Arafat and the Namirah Mosque in the scorching sun, a group of young men and women volunteered to provide worshipers with cold water to help them avoid dehydration. Dozens of volunteers from different walks of life who came to serve the pilgrims said they felt humbled and […]

Free cybersecurity course on July 16

Hope Cancer The Hope Wellness Center at Hope Cancer Resources offers a yoga, meditation and fitness class for cancer patients and caregivers in person, via Zoom and YouTube. Their team of counselors and social workers supports cancer patients and their families on a daily basis with a focus on emotional health no matter the circumstances. […]

“REACHing” for equity – Moving from regr

The movement toward value-based payment has been a defining feature of health care reform in the United States over the past decade. Despite substantial enthusiasm and investment, however, these efforts have been largely disappointing. Most of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) value-based payment models have failed to significantly reduce healthcare costs or […]

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Announces...

One of the world’s largest organizations for the service and development of women will celebrate 100 years of fellowship, scholarship, and service July 12-17, 2022 in Indianapolis, IN. On July 12, 2022, the pioneering women of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will celebrate 100 years of superior excellence exemplifying their success in service and leadership […]

Notre Dame Appoints Assistant Vice Presi...

Katie Rose and Tracy Weber The University of Notre Dame named Katie Rose assistant vice president for IT strategic excellence and engagement and Tracy Weber assistant vice president for community technology experience. Rose has held a number of leadership positions during her 24-year career at the University, which began with answering calls to the ILO […]

87% of climate and AI leaders think AI i...

New report from AI for the Planet Alliance, BCG and BCG GAMMA reveals strong appetite for using AI to fight climate change, but organizations face hurdles to achieve impact at scale BOSTON, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Climate change will have significant impacts on environmental, social, political and economic systems around the world. Climate change […]

Glies Andrews steps down as chairman of ...

Zopa co-founder Giles Andrews (pictured) has stepped down as chairman of commercial lender MarketFinance after more than five years in the role. Andrews joined MarketFinance’s board in early 2017. His term as a director ended June 24, 2022, according to Companies House filings, and ended in July according to Andrews’ LinkedIn profile. At the time […]

Community Leaders Join Hospital Board

Company DAILY SRQ WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY JULY 6, 2022 | Shannon Staub and Andrew Rennie have joined the HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital Board of Directors. Staub is a longtime Sarasota County resident with a strong background in community service, who once served on the hospital’s board of directors. She served on the Sarasota […]

Social needs program for Medicaid recipi...

Diving brief: Programs focused on the social determinants of health for Medicaid recipients could reduce unnecessary health care use, but could also end up costing health care systems more than they save in the long run, according to new search published Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers analyzed the impact of a patient […]

project aims to facilitate the path of S...

For two-year college students, making the leap to a four-year institution can be daunting. Transitioning often involves moving from tight-knit communities, smaller class sizes, and daily interactions with instructors to full lecture halls, more remote teachers, and a larger, more affluent student body. Determining financial aid, planning course loads and navigating an entrenched social hierarchy […]

The Avengers are no longer Marvel’s most

The Avengers are supposed to be Marvel Comics’ flagship superhero team, but they’re sidelined by the importance of multiverse characters. Warning: Contains spoilers for avengers #57 The Avengers are meant to be Marvel Comics’ flagship superhero team, the publisher’s equivalent of DC’s Justice League, but have been sidelined due to the growing prevalence of the […]

County Students Shine in National Skills...

SURGOINSVILLE — A Surgoinsville middle school student won first place while two other Hawkins County students placed in the top five in their respective events at SkillsUSA’s National Leadership Conference last month. Dixie Keck, entering eighth grade at SMS this year, won the gold medal in Vocational Skills A. Her younger sister, Azlee, a rising […]

WeShop launched as first community-owned...

British tech company WeShop is launching as the world’s first community-owned social e-commerce platform, offering shoppers share in the group every time they make a purchase. It plans to divest up to 90% of its business to buyers and aims to list on the Nasdaq index in New York within 12 months as it seeks […]

The program for social cohesion and ment...

Program for Social Cohesion and Mental Health in Sport sees success after six months Program for Social Cohesion and Mental Health in Sport sees success after six months. FIFA, the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), working on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, carried […]

Obituary: Barbara A. Shaw – Lewiston Sun

Barbara A. Shaw LEWISTON – Barbara A. Shaw, 85, of Auburn, died Monday afternoon June 27, 2022 at CMMC with her family by her side. She was born in Lewiston on May 19, 1937, one of nine children born to William and Catherine (Harden) Greaton. Barbara was educated in Auburn Schools and graduated from Edward […]

Stanhope Elmore JROTC Stays Active Throu...

By David Stinchcomb EA News Intern Even though the school year ended over a month ago and we are halfway through the summer, the Stanhope Elmore JROTC program continues to develop leaders while offering a helping hand in the community. For six Tuesdays this summer, cadets from the program volunteer to help with the Elmore […]

Charleston Animal Society offers ‘pet am

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — The Charleston Animal Society is offering a “pet amnesty” from July 5-8, where any lost animal that shows up there can be picked up at no cost. The 4th of July is one of the most dangerous days for pets, and more dogs and cats go missing around this holiday than […]

Rodney Kasey joins Marshall Athletics as...

History links HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Rodney Kasey has joined Marshall Athletics as Assistant Director of Sport for Digital Strategy and Brand Management, Director of Sport christian spears announced Friday. Kasey, 29, will take charge of the athletic department’s new media relations division, where he will apply his varied skills to help […]

In brief | Princeton Alumni Weekly

Jon Sweeney/Lewis Center for the Arts Judith Hamera, a dance teacher, has been named the new president of the LEWIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, starting July 1. Hamera, who joined the faculty at Princeton in 2014 and has appointments at the Lewis Center and the Effron Center for the Study of America, has written extensively […]

Angela Oxford leaves university, but con...

Rachel Knubowitz Angela Oxford served the U of A community for 14 years and she has stepped down to pursue her next great adventure as Senior Director of the Northwest Arkansas Region with the Walmart Foundation. Her last day as director of the Center for Community Engagement will be July […]