Columbia, Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions.  Boards and commissions are a way for citizens to be involved in local government and to represent the voices of their fellow community members.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office, 701 E. Broadway, second floor, by … Continue reading Columbia, Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

RALEIGH, N.C. | N Carolina US House candidate faces questions over choices

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When the Republican narrowly leading the country’s last undecided congressional election asks North Carolina elections officials to overlook ballot manipulation in a rural county and declare him the winner, he’ll have to overcome testimony from a compelling witness — his son. GOP congressional candidate Mark Harris is expected to tell a … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | N Carolina US House candidate faces questions over choices

ALBANY, N.Y. | Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — News that an upstate New York brewer planned to recreate ale from a bottle salvaged from a 133-year-old shipwreck took the wind out of the sails of a scuba-diving Long Island brewer who has already done it. Jamie Adams, owner of Saint James Brewery in Holbrook, said Wednesday he plans to … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict

OAKLAND, Calif. | Oakland teachers to start strike Thursday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, planned to raise picket signs Thursday in the country’s latest strike by educators over classroom conditions and pay. The city’s 3,000 teachers are demanding a 12 percent retroactive raise covering 2017 to 2020 to compensate for what they say are the among the lowest salaries for public … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Oakland teachers to start strike Thursday

DURHAM, N.C. | Obama arrives for North Carolina-Duke matchup

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has arrived at Cameron Indoor Stadium for top-ranked Duke’s game against No. 8 North Carolina. Obama entered the arena about 30 minutes before tipoff Wednesday night, slapping high-fives with the Cameron Crazies behind one basket as they chanted his name. Obama is a noted college basketball fan … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Obama arrives for North Carolina-Duke matchup

DURHAM, N.C. | Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils’ opening possession Wednesday night. While describing the sprain as mild and the knee as stable, coach Mike Krzyzewski said he doesn’t know how … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

SAN DIEGO | San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeremy Hemsley and Devin Watson scored 15 points apiece for San Diego State, which shut down Jordan Caroline and stunned cold-shooting No. 6 Nevada 65-57 Wednesday night, beating the Wolf Pack for the third straight time. Jalen McDaniels added 10 points for SDSU (17-9, 9-4 Mountain West), which won for the … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57

CHARLESTON, W.Va | 2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unions for West Virginia teachers ended their two-day strike Wednesday night after lawmakers did not act on a doomed, broad-based education bill. Leaders of three unions representing teachers and school service personnel said at a news conference that classrooms would reopen statewide on Thursday. The House of Delegates made no mention … Continue reading CHARLESTON, W.Va | 2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume