Public High

COVID hospitalizations reach new highs in 2021 in Illinois as cases increase – NBC Chicago

As Illinois sees rapid gains in new cases, it is also seeing an increase in the number of newly hospitalized coronavirus patients, with more residents seeking emergency medical care than at any time so far this year. . According to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, …

Read More »

Demaryius Thomas remembers at the memorial service

DENVER – Hundreds of friends, family and mourners filled a high school gymnasium in Georgia on Saturday to remember and pay tribute to former Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. The 33-year-old was buried in his hometown following the public screening and memorial service at West Laurens High School in Dexter, …

Read More »

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s Historic Investments and Support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were founded in the face of discrimination and have a proud history and a legacy of success. HBCUs vary in size and academic focus and serve a range of students and diverse communities in urban, rural, and suburban settings. But all of them are …

Read More »

Tornado warning for Clark County, storms

Editor’s Note: The USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin is making these severe weather updates free for anyone to read as a public service. Strong winds are expected to last all day Thursday before subsiding overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Severe thunderstorms that hit central Wisconsin moved northeast, missing the Fox …

Read More »

UN says it verified new high temperature record for the Arctic

The United Nations has officially recognized a new high temperature record for the Arctic, confirming a reading of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit) taken in June 2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued a statement on Tuesday calling the temperature “more worthy of the Mediterranean than of the Arctic”. The …

Read More »

British police chiefs consider publicly admitting institutional racism | Police

Top British police officials are considering publicly admitting that their forces are institutionally racist, the Guardian has learned. High-level talks began Thursday and come as their special advisor on race says the declaration is necessary if promises of sweeping reform are to be believed by Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority …

Read More »

Businesses Respond to Jeffco Health Director’s Comments on County Purchases

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Jefferson County health officials are backing comments made earlier this week about high-risk adults who could easily be infected with COVID-19. The county’s executive director of public health said at a county commissioner’s meeting that those at high risk should consider shopping outside of Jefferson …

Read More »

Michigan high school shooting victim’s family take $ 100 million lawsuit: NPR

A makeshift memorial stands outside Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, last week. Scott Olson / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Scott Olson / Getty Images A makeshift memorial stands outside Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, last week. Scott Olson / Getty Images The family of Riley Franz, …

Read More »

Colorado invited to comment on voter-approved universal preschool curriculum

DENVER (KDVR) – Governor Jared Polis has invited the public to comment on the draft Universal Preschool Program report approved by voters. According to the Polis administration, the universal preschool program will give Colorado families access to 10 hours of early care and high-quality education per week, per child, the …

Read More »

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $ 500,000 bail: NPR

Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley are pictured in a document from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office when law enforcement searched for the couple on Friday. PA hide caption toggle legend PA Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley are pictured in a document from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office when law enforcement …

Read More »