State Rep. Ann Bollin today was appointed by Speaker Jason Wentworth to serve as chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee. The committee will focus on election reforms and ethics, which are among the top priorities of the 101st Legislature. Bollin previously served for 16 years as the Brighton Township Clerk and has been a strong resource as legislators navigated the challenges of the 2020 election. “We’ve learned a lot over the past few months about our election system and the areas where we can
Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson died Wednesday night at the age of 68. “His impact is still felt today,” Packers coach Matt LaFleur said at his press conference Thursday. “I think it’s felt all around the league. There’s a lot of heavy hearts here today.” We welcome your stories! Contact us at email protected!
Some 25,000 National Guard troops protected Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration due to fears of a far-right extremist attack. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images After President Joe Biden took office on Jan. 20, 2021 without any violent incidents, many in the United States and worldwide breathed a sigh of relief. The respite may be brief. The ingredients that led an incensed pro-Trump mob to break into the Capitol and plant pipe bombs at other federal buildings on Jan. 6 remain. Several U.S. security experts
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the state’s latest coronavirus data as of Wednesday. DHEC reports 3,363 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 39 additional deaths in the state. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in South Carolina to 366,149 with 5,768 total deaths. DHEC says they received 13,734 test results from the latest testing period, which produced a percent positive rate of 24.5%. According to the department, 190,191 doses
The new biotechnological drugs offer more options for the treatment of serious diseases such as cancer, said Dr. Max Saráchaga, medical director of Amgen Mexico, on the occasion of commemorating 40 years of this biotechnology company. The biotechnological or bicomparable medicine is a product obtained through living cells and highly similar without clinically significant differences in safety, purity, potency and effectiveness with respect to the reference biological medicine, without being identical, according
The line at a drive-thru vaccine clinic at the Triangle North airport in Franklin County caused traffic blockages and deterred people from getting their vaccine. Video from Sky 5 showed the line of cars stretching for at least a mile down the nearby road, causing traffic congestion and frustration. Multiple people posted social media complaints or called WRAL while still waiting in line. One couple, who said they had an appointment set for 9:30 a.m., said they had been in line for a few hours – only to have
"The storm door is about to open," says ABC 7 meteorologist Mike Nicco, as we look toward the weekend and into next week with storm activity moving our way. The weather has already turned very chilly compared to earlier in the week, returning to more typical January temperatures. As the National Weather Service reports, there were below-freezing temps scattered across the region early this morning, and that pattern will continue as a storm arrives Friday. Freezing temperatures will greet many for breakfast this
According to A24, filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung’s drama Minari will be released in theaters on February 12 and will be available to stream beginning February 26. Though—just as a reminder—there’s still a pandemic going on and going to the movies remains unsafe, so go ahead and wait on that second date. Minari is a semi-autobiographical Steven Yuen-led film about a family of South Korean immigrants who establish their lives on an Arkansas farm during the 1980s. With the film, Chung aspired to tell a story
The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site. The PS5 is sold out, but you still have a chance to snag the Xbox Series X at GameStop. Update: As of 2:55 PM ET, only an Xbox Series X bundle is still in stock at GameStop, which you can check out below. A PS5 and Xbox Series X restock is happening at Walmart in just a few minutes at 3 PM ET, so that'll be your next best shot at buying either console. Xbox
Chelsea Clinton's four-year-old son is beyond thrilled that today is 'Joe Biden's first full day in the White House'
My 5-year-old watched parts of the inauguration speech while playing in the living room and now one of his favorite stuffed animals is making a speech to all of the other toys about how they need to play together and treat each other nicely. LOL! #Kids #InaugurationDay — Barbi Honeycutt, PhD (@BarbiHoneycutt) January 20, 2021 But as Chelsea Clinton shows, you’re actually never too young to be excited about President Joe Biden: Just told Aidan (who loves numbers) that it’s the 21st day of the 21st year
0 By WVUA 23 News Reporter Lacey Beasley The Tuscaloosa Police Department is announcing the addition of five certified mental health officers and nine crisis intervention team patrol officers to its roster. Mental health officers will be called in if authorities believe someone at a scene is experiencing a mental health crisis. “If we do encounter a person who’s a danger to themselves or someone else due to mental illness and they won’t voluntarily go into the hospital to get treatment, we can involuntarily
A kindergarten room sits empty at Rogers International School on Oct. 21, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Some teachers in the Bellevue School District say they will not go back to the classroom until they have been vaccinated, even as the district moves forward with plans to bring second graders back to the classroom Thursday. “Any time I go into the building, I’m putting my family at risk — so my husband, my kids,” said Sheryl Elrod, a kindergarten teacher in the district.
Image via Riot Games EUnited’s VALORANT team is moving on from Tony “Showtime” Angotti, the organization announced today. The move comes as a bit of a surprise to some since eUnited's VALORANT roster was only introduced 10 days ago. #eUVAL Update: Effective immediately, we are parting ways with Tony "Showtime" Angotti. We thank Tony for his contributions to our entry into Valorant and wish him the best.#eUVAL will soon begin a trial process of new players as we look to fill our currently vacant 5th spot.
Are you in an Afore that does not give you the highest returns on your savings? This can harm you when you retire since the amount you will receive as a pension may not be as high as you expected. The first step to solve this problem is to understand that the Retirement Savings Administrators (Afores) are in charge of managing the resources of Mexican workers who contribute to the IMSS and ISSSTE. Being in an Afore that gives you higher earnings, or that is among the first places in the performance table, could
The Reds defenders are on the comeback trail Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez seem determined to return to the field sooner rather than later. Liverpool shared photos of both defenders doing injury-rehabilitation work Thursday via Twitter. The shots show van Dijk and Gomez performing drills, as they seek to recover from serious knee injuries they sustained in October and November, respectively. ✌️💪 https://t.co/HB2Mb5iwIs — Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 21, 2021 Continuing to make steps forward ✊ Well
Skip to content by: MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press Posted: Updated: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are pushing for a quick impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the riots at the Capitol, arguing a full reckoning is necessary before the country — and the Congress — can move on. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could send the article
One in 302,575,350. Those are the odds of winning the $970 million prize that is up for grabs during Friday's Mega Millions drawing. During months of build-up and the longest stretch in the game's history without a jackpot winner, millions in smaller prizes were won as the jackpot crept up. Now it's the third largest prize in U.S. lottery history, if claimed at its current amount. "The mood is euphoric. This is what we live for," Maryland Lottery Director Gordon Medenica told USA TODAY on Thursday. Adding to
Last Man Standing fans are in for a treat! On Thursday's episode of the popular FOX show titled "Jen Again," Mike (Tim Allen) has a little surprise for his wife, Vanessa (Nancy Travis). However, keeping this a secret is going to be a challenge. In the sneak peek, Mike tells Kyle (Christoph Sanders) that they're expecting a visit from the family's former exchange student, Jen (Krista Marie Yu), but wants to surprise Vanessa with this news. In the scene, Vanessa walks in and asks what the two are "whispering about"
Strong reaction to attack on Capitol appropriate This is an effort to clear up the confusion as to the so-called “double standard” with the Black Lives Matter riots and the attack at our nation’s Capitol. The Black Lives Matter riots were due to frustration of hundreds of years of oppression and by continuing mistreatment by the police and our judicial system. The people who stormed our nation’s Capitol were not protesters — they were a seditious, organized violent mob intent on preventing a fairly
Alex Rodriguez, while decorated with multiple career achievements as well as a major league title, is certainly one of the more controversial Major League Baseball (MLB) figures of the last century, given his scandalous behavior & narcissistic ways. However, does ego add up to an impressive net worth? History usually tells us “yes”. The forty-five year old Alex Rodriguez, who’s known by many as simply “A-Rod”, is one of the few baseball players who managed to stay in the limelight years after his retirement
Rare revealed Sea of Thieves' new seasonal update system last month (Image credit: Rare) Sea of Thieves' Season One update is going live Thursday, January 28, Rare has announced. Rare revealed last month that Sea of Thieves would be ditching its long-held monthly update structure for new seasonal content drops and a battle pass system. As part of this transition, the PvP Arena mode won't be getting any new content, though it'll still be available to play for the foreseeable future. We aren't sure just yet how
Michael Ellis Jose can point at this as a part of his legacy, too. Petr Cech In 2004/05: The 22-year-old was named the league's best keeper in his first season in England when he kept 21 clean sheets (still the league record). Now: After retiring as a player in 2019, Cech immediately stepped in a senior role at Chelsea. His official title is technical and performance advisor, and he effectively acts as a link between the coaching staff and the senior management. Claude Makelele In 2004/05: In his second season
KeyBank plans to cull more branches in its network in 2021 than it has during recent years as it looks both to control costs and to manage the ongoing shift of customer preferences to digital banking options. KeyCorp chairman and CEO Chris Gorman told investors during an earnings call on Thursday, Jan. 21, that the company is ramping up branch consolidation and plans to close 70 locations in its 15-state footprint this year. With about 1,000 branches in its network, that equals a consolidation pace of 7%. Exactly