In this series, we asked five questions of the three candidates from the 7th congressional district about the issues currently facing the United States and the 7th congressional district and will publish their answers. The candidates are Republican Eric Burlison, Democrat Kristen Radaker Sheafer and Libertarian Kevin Craig. Question 3Read More →

Kilah Dickey during his presentation Online Transcript System for High School Students at Ignite Columbus held at Helen Haddad Hall, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Carla Clark | For the Republic By Jana Wiersema | The Republic [email protected] Two Columbus residents have started a startup aimed at facilitating smoother transfers ofRead More →

Liz Truss is considering designating fracking sites as infrastructure of national significance, which could exclude local communities and break a leadership campaign promise, the Guardian can reveal. During his campaign to become leader of the Conservative Party, Truss said new sites would only go ahead with local consent. However, thoseRead More →

After discussion and multiple references to “a crystal ball,” the Gettysburg Area School District (GASD) Board of Trustees ultimately rejected the $34 million heating, ventilation, and air conditioning renovation ( CVC) at James Gettys and Lincoln Elementary Schools during their Monday meeting. The 4-5 vote included school board members KennethRead More →

SaskPower is seeking feedback from residents as they search for cleaner, greener and more innovative energy sources. Residents can provide feedback through in-person sessions or a new online tool, SaskPower spokesperson Scott McGregor explains. “So to keep our electricity reliable and cost effective, we’re going to be evaluating and developingRead More →

Cowiche Canyon Conservancy’s Rocky Top Trails offer a unique combination of wildflowers, shrub-steppe, graded single-track mountain biking trails, and breathtaking views of the Yakima Valley. Frequent hikers and mountain bikers have seen this special environment change dramatically since DTG Recycle took over the nearby landfill and purchased a significant portionRead More →

ALBANY — As Congress considers another round of federal funding for COVID-19 relief, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, on Wednesday called on congressional leaders to include at least $1 billion for officers community health providers in the next wave of potential COVID-19 aid funding. Appearing at a video news conferenceRead More →

PHILADELPHIA — (AP) — President Joe Biden charged in a primetime speech that the “extreme ideology” of Donald Trump and his supporters “threatens the very foundation of our republic,” as he convened Americans of all persuasions to help counter what he sketched as dark forces within the Republican Party tryingRead More →

When I was young, I found it very strange to see women in public breastfeeding their babies. I now think back to my ignorance and wish I had received a better education regarding the benefits of breastfeeding and the importance of breastfeeding for the development of babies. During my firstRead More →

Homeless LGBTQ people being disadvantaged when finding resources to help them stay safe is not a new story in Austin. Queertopiaa local LGBTQ-led homelessness group, is doing all it can to help those lost in the current dysfunctional system, but as president of the organization Danielle Reichmann said, there isRead More →

Area students interested in learning more about Hardin County Teen Court have the opportunity to do so this Thursday. At 6:30 p.m., the court will hold an open house at the Hardin County Justice Center at 120 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Hardin District Judge Kimberly Shumate, who oversees the court,Read More →

A local strike is unlikely, but multiple factors are making educators unhappy with their jobs, Toledo Federation of Teachers President Kevin Dalton said. TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Teachers’ Federation President Kevin Dalton said that while a teacher strike in Toledo is highly unlikely, that doesn’t necessarily mean teachers are happyRead More →

With a score that reflects exemplary performance, Rockwall ISD earned an A grade on the TEA Report Card in the latest state accountability scores released this week. Districts score an A (90-100) when they serve most students well, encouraging high academic achievement and/or appropriate academic growth for nearly all students.Read More →

Boston’s Orange Line will be closed in days for major construction, and local mayors and city managers still lack ‘clear answers’ from MBTA on logistics, shuttles, traffic, service delays and more, said a mayor on Greater Boston. Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn said that while the beleaguered Orange Line needs toRead More →

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 →

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

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 →