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School Board Selects Firm for Superintendent Search

The Loudoun County School Board has selected the firm of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates of Schaumburg, IL to lead the national search for the next superintendent. Eric Williams stepped down as superintendent Jan. 6 after taking a job leading a Houston, TX area school division.Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Talent Development Scott A. Ziegler was tapped to serve as the interim superintendent. The process of selecting a replacement is expected to gear up in February, withcommunity focus groups

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School Board Selects Firm for Superintendent Search

Biden puts U.S. back into fight to slow global warming

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool) WASHINGTON — In one of his first official acts, President Joe Biden planned Wednesday to return the United States to the worldwide fight to slow global warming and to launch a series of climate-friendly efforts that could transform how Americans drive and get their power. “A cry for survival comes from the planet itself,” Biden said in his inaugural

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Biden puts U.S. back into fight to slow global warming

Insulin resistance, diabetes and metabolic syndrome contribute to premature coronary events in women

While deaths related to heart disease have declined among older people, studies suggest that death rates among younger patients have remained stagnant or increased slightly. To understand what factors put younger individuals at higher risk of premature coronary heart disease (CHD), researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Mayo Clinic analyzed more than 50 risk factors in 28,024 women who participated in the decades-long Women's Health Study. Notably, women under 55 with type-2 diabetes had a tenfold

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Insulin resistance, diabetes and metabolic syndrome contribute to premature coronary events in women

Warriors release touching tribute to Oakland native Kamala Harris

Before Wednesday’s Presidential inauguration in Washington D.C., the Warriors honored Oakland’s own Kamala Harris, now the 49th Vice President of the United States, in an inspirational video shared on Instagram. Warriors star Steph Curry signed a special-edition No. 49 “Madame VP” jersey that was framed and sent to Harris, and she says she plans to hang the jersey in her office. “Oh this means so much to me you guys,” Harris said in a video message to the Warriors. I will proudly, proudly display

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Warriors release touching tribute to Oakland native Kamala Harris

Wisconsin begins distributing, receiving at-home COVID-19 tests

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state has started distributing and receiving at-home test kits for COVID-19. Wisconsin Department of Health Services spokeswoman Traci DeSalvo says more than 12,000 kits have been ordered and more than 1,600 have been returned as of last week. Gov. Tony Evers' administration announced in December it had partnered with Vault Medical Services to provide saliva-based tests. Users collect a saliva sample while a testing supervisor monitors the process via Zoom. The kits are then placed

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Wisconsin begins distributing, receiving at-home COVID-19 tests

WATCH: Garth Brooks calls for unity in ‘Amazing Grace’ inauguration performance

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Country singer Garth Brooks took to the Capitol steps to perform his rendition of “Amazing Grace” at Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Brooks called for a sense of unity by asking Americans to sing a verse of the hymn together. “Not just the people here,” Brooks said. “But the people at home. At work, as one, united.” Brooks ended his acapella rendition by thanking President Biden and Vice President Harris. He was also

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WATCH: Garth Brooks calls for unity in ‘Amazing Grace’ inauguration performance

Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. Has $3.99 Million Stock Holdings in STORE Capital Co. (NYSE:STOR)

Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. raised its stake in STORE Capital Co. (NYSE:STOR) by 1.2% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 117,517 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,390 shares during the period. STORE Capital makes up about 2.3% of Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd.’s portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd.’s holdings

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Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. Has $3.99 Million Stock Holdings in STORE Capital Co. (NYSE:STOR)

Mathes Company Inc. Boosts Holdings in General Electric (NYSE:GE)

Mathes Company Inc. grew its holdings in shares of General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 2.6% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 351,925 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,925 shares during the period. General Electric comprises approximately 1.5% of Mathes Company Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 24th largest position. Mathes Company Inc.’s holdings in General Electric

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Mathes Company Inc. Boosts Holdings in General Electric (NYSE:GE)

Stop Waiting For That Perfect Forex Trade Setup!

When you’re risking your own money, do you feel the need to find that secret information that nobody yet knows or find the perfect forex trade setup? Some traders are so obsessed with trying to find the “perfect trade” that they end up not trading enough to get experience and develop the trader mindset, which in turn decreases the odds of long-term profitability. Forex trading is not the line of work you want to be in if you’re a perfectionist. You can plan a trade systematically only to end up losing

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Stop Waiting For That Perfect Forex Trade Setup!

Netflix reaches 200 million subscribers

Video Playback Not Supported Video Player is loading. Current Time 0:00 Duration 0:00 Remaining Time -0:00 This is a modal window. This video is not supported on your platform. If you are using IE 10 or lower please consider using IE 11, Edge, Chrome, or Firefox. Netflix reaches 200 million subscribers The milestone is thanks to the 8.5 million subscribers who signed up for the service in the fourth quarter of 2020. Web editor: Sydney Franklin 7:18 p.m. today We Recommend Before you renew Amazon Prime, read

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Netflix reaches 200 million subscribers

Mississippi prison system announces more inmate deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections on Wednesday said two inmates have died in recent days at a Jackson hospital. Both had been taken from Central Mississippi Correctional Facility to Merit Health Central. James Ned Carter, 48, died Monday. He was sentenced July 11, 2008, as a habitual offender to 60 years for sale of a controlled substance in Neshoba County. John Lee Lewis, 54, died Sunday. He was sentenced July 14, 2004, to three 25-year sentences to be served concurrently. Lewis

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Mississippi prison system announces more inmate deaths

Biden will pick a new judge for Detroit's federal court

DETROIT (AP) — The federal court in Detroit could have one of President Joe Biden's first judicial appointments. U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts is taking senior status, which allows her to reduce her caseload. It also creates a slot for another judge, who would be nominated by Biden and considered by the Senate. Roberts' plan was announced soon after Biden became president Wednesday. Roberts, 69, has been a judge for more than 20 years. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton in 1998. Roberts currently

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Biden will pick a new judge for Detroit's federal court

Iowa posts 62 virus deaths, total reaches nearly 4,400

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials posted an additional 62 deaths on Wednesday as the state death total reached 4,394. Iowa had the 17th highest per capita death count in the nation and the second highest seven-day average positivity at 33% behind Idaho, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. The positivity rate has dropped over the past two weeks. The state posted 1,335 new confirmed cases Wednesday and reported 474 people hospitalized with COVID-19 and 86 in intensive care.

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Iowa posts 62 virus deaths, total reaches nearly 4,400

Cass County Fair announces 2021 book cover contest

CASSOPOLIS — The Cass County fair is enlisting help from county youth for its latest project. The organization recently announced its 2021 Cass County Fair Book Cover the Theme Contest, asking the county’s youth to submit hand-drawn illustrations of the fair’s book cover depicting their theme for the fair. Participants must be ages 5 to 19 and all artwork must be on 8.5 by 11-inch paper. All entries must be submitted to the fair by email by Thursday, Feb. 4. “We like to see creativity from the kids,”

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Cass County Fair announces 2021 book cover contest

Trump left letter for Biden in Oval Office before leaving, as previous presidents have

Actions President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Posted at 2:12 PM, Jan 20, 2021 and last updated 2021-01-20 14:14:54-05 WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump broke with tradition and left the White House and the D.C. area before the inauguration ceremony for his successor, Joe Biden. He did, however, keep up a White

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Trump left letter for Biden in Oval Office before leaving, as previous presidents have

Bernie Sanders' Mittens Are Trending. Here's Why

The mittens, which he also wore while campaigning for president last year, were made in Vermont and even have their own Twitter account With all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, who would have thought that a certain Vermont senator's mittens would be captivating people's attention? Yet Sen. Bernie Sanders' brown winter handwear was all over Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday. Caption contest. pic.twitter.com/zB0I2RY7D5 — People for Bernie (@People4Bernie)

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Bernie Sanders' Mittens Are Trending. Here's Why

Biden to reverse transgender military ban imminently, White House says

Undoing the Trump administration’s ban on trans people serving openly will be among President Biden’s “executive actions” in the “coming days and weeks.” President Joe Biden will soon reverse the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Wednesday. While the reversal was not one of the 15 actions the new administration announced it would take Wednesday, Day One of the Biden presidency, Psaki said it would be among the “additional

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Biden to reverse transgender military ban imminently, White House says

To publish or not to publish? The media's free-speech dilemmas in a world of division, violence and extremism

AAP/AP/ John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx Terrorism, political extremism, Donald Trump, social media and the phenomenon of “cancel culture” are confronting journalists with a range of agonising free-speech dilemmas to which there are no easy answers. Do they allow a president of the United States to use their platforms to falsely and provocatively claim the election he has just lost was stolen from him? How do they cover the activities and rhetoric of political extremists without giving oxygen to race hate and civil

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To publish or not to publish? The media's free-speech dilemmas in a world of division, violence and extremism

Google Messages Could Stop Working on Numerous Android Devices

Google Messages is slowly turning into one of the best iMessage alternatives that are available on Android. Mainly because of the adoption and rollout of RCS messaging, which adds some new messaging features that make it ever so closer to the Apple iMessage. However, Google's job is not done yet as Google still has to make some changes within the Messages app. However, the latest app teardown has revealed some interesting information that shows that Google is moving away from uncertified Android devices, which

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Google Messages Could Stop Working on Numerous Android Devices