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Academy helps meet 'overwhelming' demand for caregivers

Nov. 27, 2021 09:07 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — From the outside, the event looked like an open house and community appreciation, a celebration of the Career Nursing Academy moving to a much larger space in a Locust Grove shopping center. But inside, the goings-on at the Orange County...

Report outlines rising costs, benefits of college degree

Nov. 27, 2021 08:15 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cory Britton doesn’t need a public policy institute report to fully appreciate the costs and benefits of a college education. He knows what it’s like to try to make ends meet with dead-end jobs and the anxiety of not having health insurance....

So you want a new job? Here’s how to retrain

Nov. 24, 2021 08:18 AM EST

The tens of millions of workers who have left their jobs in the “Great Resignation” — 4.4 million in September alone, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — won’t necessarily need to retrain before they land their next job. But those who want a new career entirely may find...

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

Nov. 23, 2021 15:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold on to the 2022 World Cup tournament, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. ...

Learning center expands Greenbrier after-school programs

Nov. 21, 2021 09:22 AM EST

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — After school programs, including 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants, have expanded in Greenbrier County over the past few years. At the Tuesday, November 9, Greenbrier County Board of Education meeting, Vicky Cline, Director of...

Vandalism, verbal abuse at some Hawaii public libraries

Nov. 15, 2021 13:26 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's public libraries need more security to protect patrons and staff from a rise in violence and destruction, officials said. “The staff has faced verbal abuse, knives pulled out on security guards. There’s been spitting, throwing, destruction...

McDowell town home to first memorial honoring Black WWI vets

Nov. 13, 2021 09:12 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The roots of America’s Veterans Day observance can be traced to the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when a cease-fire went into effect, ending hostilities in World War I. More than 4 million U.S. military personnel took...

Sidelined Chubb a major contributor in Denver community

Nov. 12, 2021 13:23 PM EST

Bradley Chubb played in just one game this season before undergoing ankle surgery that is expected to keep him sidelined until later this month. But the Denver Broncos outside linebacker is still contributing to the community. Chubb, the Broncos and the NFL Foundation...

Los Angeles County hate crime reports increased 20% in 2020

Nov. 10, 2021 17:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of hate crimes reported last year in Los Angeles County was the highest in 12 years, led by a spike in racial crimes, the county Commission on Human Relations said Wednesday in an annual report. The total of 635 hate crimes reported in 2020...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Nov. 10, 2021 17:19 PM EST

Frankort State Journal. November 8, 2021. Editorial: Wanted: Ways to cut costs at Juniper Hill Golf Course In 2019 Juniper Hill Golf Course lost approximately $350,000. Now the City of Frankfort is asking local golfers to take a swing at different...