Hannah Roe Beck is appointed Interim Executive Director and Luke Warford is appointed Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Austin, Texas — After a combined 12 and a half years at the Texas Democratic Party, Manny Garcia and Cliff Walker announced today that they will be stepping down from their roles and exploring new opportunities in the progressive movement. As such, Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa has appointed Hannah Roe Beck to serve as Interim Executive Director of the Texas Democratic Party
Photography by Joe Stephens Before I start my review, let me note that this article may sound vaguely familiar. I initially reviewed this performance just over ten months ago, when the MOVP were literally minutes from raising the curtain on opening night for this show before it, along with practically every other performance in the entire country, was closed by the pandemic. The cast and crew bided their time, holding on to hope that they could one day finish what they started nearly a year ago. They are excited
Photo by Morgan Lawrence. Since Mississippi’s tiniest museum opened in August 2020, The Pocket Museum has gained the attention of local and national residents. It has been featured in publications like The Washington Post, Lonely Planet, Time Out Magazine and Tastefully Rude. There are daily posts on social media buzzing about the attraction. Longtime residents and newcomers alike have all been asking the same question: “What is the Pocket Museum?” The Hattiesburg Convention Commission (HCC) helps to
Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Amazon.com shares are moving higher ahead of the company’s fourth-quarter earnings announcement, due after the close of trading on Tuesday. As of Thursday morning, the stock has rallied 7.5% for the holiday-shortened week, increasing the company’s market cap by $115 billion, as expectations grow for better-than-expected results. Amazon (ticker: AMZN) has projected revenue for the December quarter of $112 billion to $121 billion. The Wall Street consensus is toward the
Free office snacks and happy hour hounds have been putting the kibosh on diet success for ages, but it's not just nine-to-five temptations that can trip you up—your pre-bed rituals are also suspects. From too much TV time to sneaky habits that disrupt sleep, experts and recent studies say that the following evening activities are standing between you and your weight loss. So, it's time to take notes, cut the cord, and start dropping the pounds today! Ditch these awful habits and then set yourself up for success
President Biden's first full day in office will focus on the coronavirus pandemic, including new executive actions that signal a move aggressive federal approach than that employed by the Trump administration, according to the White House. With Biden aides complaining that the Trump administration left them with no national plan to follow, the new president on Thursday will sign 10 executive orders and other actions to jump start his team's strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19. The actions cover rolling out
Columbia emergency crews responded to a crash that closed lanes of traffic at the intersection of Paris Road and Vandiver Drive intersection Thursday morning. COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Emergency crews closed multiple lanes of traffic at the intersection of Paris Road and Vandiver Drive after a crash Thursday morning. BCJC: Motor Vehicle Collision Paris Rd near Vandiver Dr.. Use caution, avoid area if possible. — Boone County Joint Communications (@BCJC911) January 21, 2021 Columbia firefighters, a Columbia police
Tucson Police Department Robbery Unit TUCSON (KVOA) - Police are searching for a suspect involved in a stabbing at a gas station on Wednesday. According to Tucson Police Department, the incident happened at 3:30 a.m. at a Quik Mark on Speedway Boulevard, near Camino Seco. The suspect allegedly stabbed the clerk multiple times and attempted to take money. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.
As High School Students Are Forced To Juggle School, Jobs And Child Care During COVID, One Rural Oregon District Attempts Evening Tutoring
While some students are working outside the home, others are fulfilling a role usually done by schools. January 21, 2021 This piece, originally published by Underscore/Pamplin Media Group, is part of a collaborative pandemic reporting project led by the Institute for Nonprofit News and member newsrooms. (See more rural case studies at The 74) Augustine Guido looks forward to the chance of again playing under the Friday night lights on the Gervais High School football field, even in a shortened spring season.
Lord Anthony Bridgerton will "dominate" season 2. Lady Whistledown isn't finished causing mayhem in British high society just yet. Netflix regency era drama Bridgerton is getting a second season, the streaming platform said Thursday. The show follows the lives of upper crust families as they try to make auspicious marital matches, in the the midst of a mysterious anonymous newsletter by an author (Lady Whistledown) who seems to know all the intimate comings and goings of the elite's personal lives. The announcement,
January 21st, 2021 Editorial Staff Community For the second consecutive year, the Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival has been postponed from its usual March engagement because of the pandemic. The Chandler Chamber, in partnership with Steve LeVine Entertainment and Public Relations, said it is postponing the event until the fall, though it is still working on dates with the city. “It was determined that this decision would be in the best interest of the community due to the continued health concerns surrounding
Skip to content HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., January 21, there were 5,664 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 788,834. There are 4,882 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 889 patients are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19. Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. More data is available here. The trend
President Joe Biden’s Twitter account, @POTUS, is following 13 people, as of Thursday morning — and actor Chrissy Teigen is one of them. Biden’s account is following those who are affiliated with the White House, but Teigen is the only one — so far — who is being followed that does not work there. She reacted to his follow, tweeting, “OH MY GOD !!!!!!!!!!” The actor added in another tweet, “My heart oh my god lmao I can finally see the president’s tweets and they probably won’t be unhinged.”
Princess Charlene of Monaco reacts to criticism over her daring ‘half hawk’ hairstyle: 'That's my choice'
Princess Charlene of Monaco isn’t worried about your opinion concerning her ‘do. The wife of Prince Albert caused a stir during the holidays when he debuted a "half hawk" instead of her signature blonde bob. The royal kept her daring haircut concealed with a hat while attending a boat christening but later unveiled it when it came time to hand out gifts for local children. The 42-year-old mother of two now has her head shaved on one side and at the back of her neck. "This haircut was my decision," the princess
As much of the world continues to be holed up indoors in hopes of slowing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the search for the best streaming content to entertain ourselves with continues, with Hugh Jackman himself recently weighing in on a series he thinks everyone should check out, which is Netflix's documentary series Pretend It's a City. The seven-part series launched on the streamer earlier this month and clearly Jackman is a fan, as he took to Twitter to record a video of himself encouraging followers
Fortnite creator Epic Games is turning its attention to film. Deadline reports that Epic will lend its Unreal Engine tech to animation studio Hook Up, as well as firms DuermeVela and FilmSharks, as an investment in upcoming film Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh is inspired by the mythological hero of the same name and follows its titular character on a mission to obtain immortality. Argentinian filmmaker Tomás Lipgot is set to direct. The film is funded by Epic’s MegaGrants initiative, a $100 million pledge that allows
On October 4, 2018, the Jacksonville Jaguars were 3-1, coming off a surprise AFC title game trip — and for lack of better terms, feeling themselves. In Week 5, they were scheduled to host the Kansas City Chiefs. Over the summer, then-Jags cornerback Jalen Ramsey was caught on NFL Network saying that he was ready to press Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Hill responded during game week. “Obviously, Ramsey thinks highly of himself,” Hill said on Wednesday, October 3. “He’s all right, I guess. I can’t
Clare Crawley Is 'Crushed' About Her Breakup with Dale Moss—See What She Said About That 'Mutual Statement'
(ABC/Craig Sjodin) Earlier this week, Bachelorette star Dale Moss confirmed the rumors were true: He and former Bachelorette Clare Crawley had broken up. Clare was noticeably quiet afterward, even though it seemed as if the statement Dale shared about the breakup had come from both of them. Now, she’s speaking out, and she suggested that she was blindsided by Dale’s announcement. Clare addressed the split in a new Instagram post on Thursday morning with a statement of her own. “I was made aware of a ‘mutual’