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Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
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Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart
A baby born near the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Michael spent his first night outside a hospital in a Walmart parking lot because no better shelter was available
Updated: 5 hours ago
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US
The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge
Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny has been arrested after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar
Published: 10/18/18
Goliath candidate for state Senate takes first-time opponent seriously
Sen. Wilton Simpson scheduled to become state Senate president in 2020
Updated: 5 hours ago
Crowded classrooms prompt class-size concerns
Teachers and students raise concerns about the district's use of school-wide averages for class size calculation. Plus other news from the district.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Sunday Conversation: Pepin Academies executive director Jeff Skowronek
The former Pepin board chair and University of Tampa professor is filling the void left by the tragic death of former executive director Craig Butz.
Updated: 1 hour ago
California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas
Salinas, California, is among the 10 least affordable places to live in the United States though it's outside Silicon Valley and tourist-heavy coastal areas
Updated: 5 hours ago
Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans
Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas
Updated: 6 hours ago
Fear, frustration pervade life in post-Michael Florida
Daily life is a series of fears and frustrations for thousands of people living on the edge more than a week after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle
Updated: 2 hours ago
7-foot-2 freshman Brown brings height to Bruins
UCLA has its tallest team under coach Steve Alford, and it added another inch after the summer thanks to the continued growth of Moses Brown
Published: 10/17/18
After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world
Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug
Updated: 10 hours ago
Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom
A prominent blogger freed from prison in Vietnam on condition that she live in exile in the United States says she is glad to be reunited with her family and that she knows she is not alone in advocating for freedom
Updated: 5 hours ago