OKLAHOMA CITY (KNWA/KFTA) — The Oklahoma State Department of Education announced Thursday students, teachers and staff can now report threats in Oklahoma schools via text message. The OSDE says the new technology will “enhance statewide school safety and security to an already existing telephone tip line.” “Students need to feel safe and comfortable for meaningful learning to occur,” said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister. “We must do everything in our power to ensure student
Sunshine Dizon Sunshine Dizon admitted that she often dealt with spells of anxiety, especially during the height of the lockdown when there were no projects coming in. Her stress-reliever? Watching Korean dramas. “To be honest, K-dramas helped me a lot. That’s one source of happiness when I didn’t have work,” she said at a recent virtual conference for GMA 7’s afternoon soap opera “Magkaagaw,” which resumed airing on Jan. 18. “I tried learning new things. I read books on directing and screenwriting.
The Internet was not prepared for the country-fied version of "WAP." By now, we've all listened to "WAP" in some variation or another — but never quite like this. TikTok user Travis Yee considers himself the "CEO of Asian Country TikTok," and he is known for his imitation of other artists while using their own song beats. Twitter user Tyler Com asked Yee, "Can we also see WAP sung by George Straight in the style of a George Strait song?" And in typical fashion, the Asian country singer obliged. "Your wife
WATCH LIVE AT 3PM: Governor Lamont Provides Update on State's Coronavirus Response, Vaccination Distribution
Gov. Ned Lamont is scheduled to hold a news briefing Thursday afternoon to provide an update on the state's coronavirus cases, response and vaccine distribution. As of Wednesday, the state's COVID-19 test positivity rate came in at 6.29%, up from 5.65% the day before. On Tuesday, the governor announced the next round of Phase 1b vaccination appointments would likely open up in early February for residents aged 65 to 74 as well as residents who have underlying health conditions that put them at greater risk of
Actions Courtesy of FSU Softball TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida State Softball announced their schedule for the 2021 season Thursday, complete with 27 regular season home games for the Seminoles. In total, the FSU Softball team will play 50 regular season games in 2021, with their home opener series at JoAnne Graf Field at the Seminole Softball Complex versus Florida A&M Feb. 11. The Seminoles will first go on the road to Atlanta to play in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference Pods, hosted by Georgia
Shaquill Griffin could be too expensive for the Seahawks to bring back. (Getty) New Year’s resolutions are never entirely realistic. Check that. For you, they might be. But for me, they’re just… cute. “Aww, Pawlie! You’re going to get six-pack abs, learn Spanish AND how to play the guitar while getting your boating license this year? Adorable.” My pursuit of self improvement is a never-ending list, and my inability to check off all the boxes drive me crazy. You know what else isn’t realistic? An
Yale New Haven Health opened six COVID-19 vaccination sites on Thursday for people 75 and older who qualify under the state’s Phase 1B. Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), 4A Devine Street, North Haven NEMG, 112 Quarry Road, Trumbull NEMG, 501 Kings Highway East, #204, Fairfield NEMG, 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich NEMG, 633 Middlesex Avenue, Old Saybrook NEMG, 194 Howard Street, New London Several people who were being vaccinated at the North Haven site spoke with NBC Connecticut about their experience. “I’m
In the 1996 romantic comedy “One Fine Day,” Michelle Pfeiffer and George Clooney play single parents who have to join forces to get through an extremely chaotic work day for both of them. Though they start out bickering — and at first work together to co-parent only reluctantly — by the end of the day, they have (of course!) fallen in love. During their recent conversation for Variety’s Actors on Actors, presented by Amazon Studios, Pfeiffer and Clooney discussed her role in the forthcoming movie,
Melissa Cookston, Celebrity Chef and World Champion, Helps You become the Ultimate Winner for the Big Game with Amazing Appetizers & Sides Taken from Melissa Cookston ’s website and cookbook, “Smoking in the Boys’ Room” and “Smokin’ Hot in the South,” are some great game day recipes that will help you go the distance on Super Bowl game day so that everyone will feel like a winner! Melissa Cookston game day recipes include: SPICY CRAWFISH DIP Photo Credit: Melissa Cookston Crawfish? “Yes, crawfish.
The Bundesliga giants' CEO also addressed talk around a potential new contract for Jerome Boateng and the future of Leroy Sane Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed the Bundesliga giants want to sign Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig. Bayern look set to find themselves short at the back with David Alaba widely expected to be on his way to Real Madrid when his contract expires at the end of the season. Alaba’s departure is not yet arranged but it appears Bayern will move quickly to bring in a
Thomas Walsh, the attorney representing the man charged with murder the 2018 shooting deaths of an Aldie mother and son, asserted today “the evidence is not there” for the jury to convict his client. Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Shara Krogh urged the jury to use common sense and remain focused on the “quality evidence” she intends to present during the 20-day trial. The two presented their opening arguments today to the 14-person jury, which took two full days to assemble from an original
WASHINGTON (WKOW) — Among the notable images from Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were Sen. Bernie Sanders’ toasty warm mittens. The original photo is credited to AFP photographer Brendan Smialowski. The photojournalist who captured the @BernieSanders photo that became a meme today is @AFP’s @b_smialowski. Follow him, credit him. Insta here: https://t.co/j4fvetFQ4h #Inauguration2021 pic.twitter.com/QbjBp58YfE — Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) January 21, 2021 It didn’t
Brown's speech will be virtual this year. It will air at 10:30 a.m. PORTLAND, Ore — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State address will air online Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. KGW will stream the address in the video player above and on YouTube. A news release from the governor’s office said Brown will discuss her address during a news conference on Friday, when she will also give an update on Oregon’s fight against COVID-19. This story will be updated.
SAN MARCOS, Texas– The Texas State men's basketball team will conclude its six-game road trip with a pair of contests at ULM on Jan. 22-23 at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, La. The two-game series will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, followed by a 4 p.m. tip on Saturday, Jan. 23. The Bobcats (9-4, 3-1 Sun Belt) enter the weekend with league's longest winning streak (three games) and have won six of their last seven contests, including last week's sweep over the reigning Sun Belt Conference Champions,
Bob Harig Close Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University The Arnold Palmer Invitational will be the first tournament with more than a few thousand spectators allowed to attend since the coronavirus pandemic led to no or few fans attending sporting events. The March 4-7 event at the Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida announced Wednesday that limited tickets will be available but up to 25 percent of capacity. The Arnold Palmer
AEW star Will "Powerhouses" Hobbs was the latest guest on the AEW Unrestricted podcast to discuss a variety of topics, including signing with AEW and how he told WWE to "F off." Highlights are below. Cursed out WWE after dangling the carrot in front of him: The (WWE) tryout was good. They said 'we don't have anything for you right now.' Years later, the carrot dangled in front of me and I pretty much told them, 'F you.' Right when I appeared on AEW, you wanna be like, 'Hey, remember me?' The way I was raised,
Leading investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine has filed a Form 1-A indicating its intent to offer the StartEngine Collectibles Fund. According to the filing, the Reg A+ offering will be split between two types of collectibles including wine and music. The document reveals that if fully funded, $9.94 million will go towards “Series Music” while $4.94 million will go towards “Series Wine” with the balance covering affiliated fees, raising in total $15 million. To quote the Reg A+ offering circle,
A new president was sworn in yesterday and despite our differences, we wish him well. President Biden has signaled he’ll embark on an ambitious agenda. Here are four fights we’ll be closely watching: The battle over borders. Biden immediately threw down the gauntlet with a big move on immigration. He announced plans to send to Congress a sweeping immigration bill that includes far-reaching amnesty provisions, a fast track for Dreamers, expanded access to the United States, and whiffs on border security.
Norwich City has been one of the favorites to earn promotion back to the English Premier League this season and will bolster its attack in the form of a young American forward. Sebastian Soto has been recalled early from his loan spell at Dutch second tier side Telstar, the club announced Thursday. Soto was linked earlier this month with a return to Norwich City, Pink UN reported first. Soto will still need to obtain a work permit to feature in matches for the Canaries. The U.S. Men’s National Team forward
Wednesday was one of the darkest nights in the history of Real Madrid and one of the biggest ever shocks in the history of Spanish football. Los Blancos fell to a shock defeat against Segunda B outfit Alcoyano, who defeated the Spanish champions 2-1 in extra time despite finishing the match with 10 men. Perhaps the biggest story of the night was Alcoyano’s goalkeeper Jose Juan Figueiras, the 41-year-old who made several impressive stops during the encounter and whose story is now outlined by Marca. Jose Juan
A surveillance still shot connected to an alleged Dec. 23 arson at a Sheetz in Huntington (Photo Courtesy: Huntington Police Department) HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – Police in Huntingotn are investigating an alleged arson. The Huntington Police Department Police say the fire happened Dec. 23, 2020, around 11:55 p.m. at the Sheetz on 432 18th West Street. Police shared the above image from a surveillance camera that evening from the store. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 304-690-6336
CAMP HILL, Pa. (WIVB) — Rite-Aid is expanding its free COVID-19 testing eligibility to include people as young as four years old. The announcement came Thursday morning. On Friday, another change will take effect. Rite-Aid will add 60 additional drive-through testing sites across the country. All of the sites will operate on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Symptoms are not required to get a test, but patients must pre-register on Rite Aid’s website. To find testing sites