IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The next generation of groundbreaking scientists are making their debut at the Idaho National Lab. Idaho National Lab interns spent the summer working side-by-side with scientists and experts in their fields of interest. They presented the results of their studies on Thursday at the INLRead More →

The MEDARVA Foundation opened Surgeon Immersion, an experiential center at the Short Pump Town Center, during August. Admission-free, the center will allow visitors to learn about human anatomy, surgery, and the work of the MEDARVA Foundation to support scientific research and medical access in Central Virginia. “We are thrilled toRead More →

Large and medium-sized enterprises and enterprises are increasingly adopting and offering software-as-a-service platforms as they seek to increase revenue and translate growth into greater efficiency. Today, a young startup, Emitrr, aims to bring the benefits of this model to local small businesses in the United States. Emitrr claims to helpRead More →

SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) – The Moose Fire burning west of the North Fork has burned 43,226 acres and is 15% contained. The cause is still undetermined. A red flag warning is in effect today for potential thunderstorms and dry lightning arriving as early as 2:00 p.m., increasing the chances ofRead More →

In October 2010, City Council met for a study session to hear a staff presentation regarding the City of Fountain Hills’ stormwater harvesting system. Due to the desert environment, the drainage system was somewhat underutilized and easily clogged with debris, creating potential flooding in the event of rain. At thatRead More →

Returning to the days of country club summer jobs, table-top dancing and melodramatic teenage angst – the resident theater at Hinsdale’s Community House stage July 29 High School Musical 2: On Traineeship. The sequel to Disney Channel’s High School Musical franchise is “the best,” said Don Smith, artistic director ofRead More →

Five local Latino-led startups received good news this week — each of their businesses received $100,000 from Google’s Startups Latino Founders Fund. The Chicago-based winners are Onebit, a platform that automates financial tracking for independent business owners; ConnectCare Hero, which creates online communities for seniors, their families and healthcare providers;Read More →

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The University of Montana, the Montana Department of Transportation, and the No Joke Theater are hosting an “Addiction Roulette” event Monday night on the UM campus. “Addiction Roulette” examines addiction through a collage of original, scripted scenes. The event is a way for the Missoula community to learn more aboutRead More →

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As experts weigh the fallout from the June 30 Supreme Court ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to force power plants to switch to cleaner energy, House Democrats — led by Southern California Reps. Mike Levin and Katie Porter — are pushing the Biden administration to quickly passRead More →

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC (Ashley) has supported many area student robotics programs this year to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education programs and spark student interest in these areas. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics is an international volunteer-led program that encourages students toRead More →

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Co-workers at the global security systems integrator and socially-minded Convergint set aside their daily duties to donate time and resources to their communities as part of the 21st annual Corporate Social Responsibility Day by Convergent. The overall effort will result in the donation of more than $2.5 million inRead More →

CLAREMONT — Did Jean Laffite really live his last days just down the street in Lincolnton? Until now, a lot of mystery surrounded this infamous pirate and privateer. Ashley Oliphant and Beth Yarbrough will discuss their book, “Jean Laffite Revealed: Unraveling One of America’s Longest Running Mysteries,” and offer answersRead More →

Local grant program to speed up evaluation times The NSW Government has developed a new scheme to help support 14 selected councils across the state in the assessments of Development Applications (DA) and Planning Proposals (PP). The $4.9 million program will allow boards to allocate additional resources and implement processRead More →

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant stands with State Representative Danielle Gregoire and US Representative Lori Trahan at Jaworek Elementary School. (Picture/submitted) MARLBOROUGH – A 71 degree day led to temperatures approaching 80 degrees in a classroom at Jaworek Elementary School in Marlborough last month as local leaders visited the school. InRead More →

The Glynn County School Board will vote today on several important issues, including passing its fiscal year 2023 budget, purchasing new financial management software, and an agreement with the College of Coastal Georgia to create new educational opportunities for district personnel. The school board is due to vote at itsRead More →

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that about 66% of high school graduates will go on to college next year. As post-secondary tuition continues to rise, both sides of the spectrum are wondering what to do with America’s higher education system. Talk of free tuition nationwide sparked conversation. Unfortunately forRead More →

Struggling East Dunkard Water Authority in Greene County is receiving nearly $2 million in funding for infrastructure upgrades to hopefully avert water quality issues that have plagued service this year. Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that the Dilliner Water Authority will receive $1.94 million in Community Development Grants – CARESRead More →

May 27, 2022 Senators simultaneously announced the inclusion of a new clinic in Prince George’s County; The legislation is expected to be considered by the full Senate in the coming weeks WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi MfumeRead More →

Rainy day in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott) ‘Midsummer’ starts next month — “Synetic Theatre, the birthplace of American physical theater and movement-based storytelling, announces the return of its acclaimed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and choreographed by the company’s co-founders , Paata and IrinaRead More →

Adams County Commissioners are calling for increased state funding to support essential community mental health services. The three commissioners passed a resolution at their Thursday meeting calling for appropriate funding in the next state budget for fiscal year 2022-23 “to support the crumbling mental health system.” Commissioners are calling forRead More →

Air ducts have been recognized by government agencies like the EPA and researchers as having a direct influence on the air quality that homeowners and their families enjoy. However, air ducts are often neglected, which can have serious consequences for the health and well-being of people at home. Noble AirRead More →

The photo shows the Kuching South City Council building at Jalan Padungan. Councilors should be elected, not appointed, in all local authorities in Sarawak, the columnist says. I have been following the reports on local elections in the UK with some interest. What is the attitude of Malaysian politicians, especiallyRead More →

The Lenoir City Council approved the distribution of $1.45 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for local projects impacting downtown tourism and business promotion and bonuses for employees from the city. Lenoir City received $2.76 million from the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, which was created by the state toRead More →

URBANA – Local governments are lining up to challenge Illinois American Water’s request for a rate increase. The utility filed a rate change application Feb. 10 with the Illinois Commerce Commission, which is currently undergoing an 11-month review process. If approved, a rate increase would take effect next year, whichRead More →

For better or worse, geographic boundaries separate local jurisdictions and define the parameters within which local governments can operate. Land and its value dictate tax revenue – land rich in natural resources, or close to important destinations, commands more value than one that is remote. It is a limited resourceRead More →

Challenges for the local government system in the current configuration In India, although political decentralization has been successfully achieved through the establishment of local government bodies, the actual transfer of functions, finances and civil servants to these institutions remains incomplete. This somehow weakens the system and inhibits its proper functioning.Read More →

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Rebecca Merriman spoke to the Monett Kiwanis Club about the Monett GO CAPS (Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies) program, available as an alternative educational path for students to “test” their future careers. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com Students work alongside professionals to solve real problems Reading, writing and arithmetic, long-standing educationRead More →

By Eric Cheung, CNN The Taiwanese government is investigating a local television station after it aired alarming false reports of a Chinese invasion on the self-governing island. During a Wednesday morning newscast on the government-affiliated China Television System (CTS), which is part of Taiwan’s public broadcasting system, the network airedRead More →

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