Monthly Archives: May 2021

John Hodge Obituary | Space

At 11 a.m. on February 20, 1959, the Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker announced the abandonment of the revolutionary Avro Arrow aircraft project. The hunter was extremely expensive, but had supported 25,000 Canadian high-tech jobs. At 3 p.m. that day, Avro announced to employees (via its public address system) that …

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Dr Antony Norman appointed provost MSU

Morehead State University has announced that Dr Antony Norman, Dean of Ernst and Sara Lane Volgenau College of Education, will be stepped up to the post of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. As dean of the Volgenau College of Education, Norman led the college to partner with the …

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CDC Updates New Directions for Youth Programs

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The CDC updated guidelines for summer camps on Friday, saying vaccinated teens do not need to wear masks at camp. Throughout the summer, the Lexington Explorium will host different camps for children ages three to five, and they will make changes based on advice from the CDC. …

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CDC: Youth in summer camps don’t always need masks

the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said On Friday, vaccinated teens do not need to wear a face mask if they are attending camps this summer, and unvaccinated young campers can usually do without a face mask when they are outside. Why is this important: The evolution of …

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Maryland Agency Awards $ 566,000 in MicroGrid Grants

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) awarded $ 566,000 in micro-grid grants to eight organizations to fund feasibility studies, planning and project design. By Olivier Le Moal / Shutterstock.com Funding comes from the agency Resilient Maryland program, which aims to help eligible organizations and government entities set up micro-grids, resilience hubs, …

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Stormwater management can protect water quality: study

North storm drain showing people recreating too close to a storm water spill in Banks Channel. Photo: Mallin, Grogan study In American bays and estuaries, stormwater runoff is the second leading cause of water degradation. North Carolina’s coastal watersheds are no exception, making stormwater management techniques necessary to maintain the …

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Offshore wind will take years to materialize

When the administration of US President Joe Biden this month approved the country’s first large offshore wind farm, it touted the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the decade, will create more than 75,000 jobs in the United States. Industry executives …

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DEC reminds water recreation enthusiasts to clean, drain and dry boats and equipment to protect NYS waters from invasive species

Wed 26 May 2021 1:40 pm Boat stewards to conduct boat inspections and educate the recreating public about boat launches statewide As this year’s boating season officially kicks off, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded water recreation enthusiasts to do their part to protect New York’s waters from …

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Provost Office Announces 20 Recipients of Transform This Challenge Grants Focused on Social Equity | E-News

To continue supporting grassroots transformation efforts, the Marshal’s Office granted a second Turn that! Challenge Grants to 20 projects for the coming year. Initially launched in the spring of 2020 – before the COVID-19 pandemic – the Marshal’s Office challenged the UMV community to engage in strategic transformation activities supporting …

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Chattanooga Recreation Centers to Reopen June 1

Chattanooga will reopen its 18 Youth and Family Development Centers on June 1. At a city council committee meeting and agenda session on Tuesday, city chief of staff Brent Goldberg and YFD deputy administrator Jason McKinney presented to the council plans to reopen, as promised last week. As of June …

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Falls Creek Sneak Peek: A Faith Community

“Home, family, community” – words many use to describe a week in camp. Falls Creek marks a place and times when people have felt God move mightily. The Holy Spirit moves. God is changing earthly paths and eternal destinations as people trust Christ for salvation and grow in their faith. …

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YMCA hosts first day of summer camp | New

The Owensboro and Daviess County YMCA began its annual summer day camp Monday as the facility seeks to rebuild its child care program after COVID-19 closures last year. Last year, according to Amanda Tichenor, director of child care for the YMCA, the annual camp was limited to one site and …

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Williamsport Police Chief Announces Retirement | New

Williamsport, Pennsylvania – In an unexpected announcement, Williamsport Police Chief Damon Hagan said he would be stepping down as bureau chief. His last day will be Friday, he said. Damon Hagan submitted a letter to Mayor Slaughter saying the following: “Today, I am announcing my retirement from the Williamsport Police …

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TBM participates in a community mural project

The City of the Blue Mountains (TBM) and Events for Life (EFL) are teaming up for a new community mural project. “The staff think this is a great opportunity to bring the community together during what has been a very difficult year,” Shawn Everitt, CEO of TBM, said in a …

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Mud Run in Vienna | News, Sports, Jobs

VIENNA – In partnership with the city of Vienna, the Parkersburg YMCA organized a mud race on Saturday. The 1.25 mile course stretched from the wooded area behind the Vienna Rec Center and Jackson Middle School. Children and adults were invited to join in the fun. “It was a lot …

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FG orders NITDA to engage Facebook on WhatsApp

By Emmanuel Elebeke In a demonstration of commitment to respecting the privacy of Nigerians’ data, the federal government ordered the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA to vigorously engage with Facebook to understand the processes, level of security, etc. Nigerian user data to ensure that the proposed policies for Nigeria …

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Senator Cramer worries about civil war in Afghanistan and calls for ISR capacity building to reduce threat of terrorism

*** Click here to download video. Click here for audio. *** WASHINGTON – During a Senate Armed Services (SASC) hearing, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) questioned David F. of Politico-Military Affairs Middle East and Joint Staff of Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, on military plans to support the government in Afghanistan in …

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Opinion: Are we a gulf or an ocean?

By Mike Beanan Have you ever been on your surfboard and found yourself drifting up the coast? Or while swimming in the kelp forest, do you notice the kelp fronds leaning against the strong current? In 1542, the exploration of the Californian coast by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo “discovered” the Gulf …

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UNITED WAY PRIZE FUNDING TO 29 LOCAL PROGRAMS

THE UNITED WAY OF SIOUXLAND HAS AWARDED 29 LOCAL PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES THAT HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE ISSUES THAT THE PEOPLE OF SIOUXLAND ARE AFFECTED. GRANTS VARY FROM OVER $ 14,000 TO $ 123,000 DOLLARS. THEY INCLUDE FUNDING FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAMS OF CATHOLIC AND SECURED …

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Drain campaign educates boaters about invasive species

When it starts June 4-6, Wisconsin Annual Drainage campaign align with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend and Invasive species Months of action. It is essential for boaters to drain all the water of their boats and equipment before leaving one lake or river and heading for …

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Undergraduates create summer camp to support women in physics

Women to win less than a quarter of bachelor’s degrees in physics, but a group of Stanford undergraduate women are looking to change that. Stanford’s program to inspire the next generation of women in physics (SPINWIP), a three-week virtual summer camp for high school students, aims to expose low-income, first-generation …

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T’Erra Wilkerson of Baxley receives Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Fellowship from South Georgia Technical College – Americus Times-Recorder

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – T’Erra Wilkerson of Baxley received the Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Scholarship from the South Georgia Technical College Foundation after completing class 21-01 at the South Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. Wilkerson obtained his POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification from the SGTC Law Enforcement …

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Pedo authorized commercial financing of projects – Journal

PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approved a new financial model for the Pakhtunkhwa Hydel Development Organization (Pedo) allowing the public sector entity to engage private lenders to finance its future projects instead of relying on government funding. An official familiar with the matter told Dawn that the Pedo Policy …

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