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Storm announce plans for practice facility to open in '24

May. 20, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Storm announced plans Friday to build a practice facility and training center for the franchise that will house the team’s basketball and business operations. The facility will sit on a 50,000-square-foot parcel and include two practice courts along...

Tennessee State starts scholarship for public school grads

May. 20, 2022 04:15 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University has announced a new full scholarship program for 100 Nashville public school graduates to study business, education, engineering and heath sciences. The Nashville university says the "Trailblazing to TSU” scholarships will begin...

Court clears path for long-blocked Tennessee school vouchers

May. 18, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's highest court ruled Wednesday that Republican Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher program does not violate the state's constitution, clearing the biggest hurdle for a program that would let families use taxpayer dollars on private schools. The...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 18, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. May 17, 2022. Editorial: A Plan For Angry White Men Whenever a racially motivated crime attracts national attention, it’s not too hard to find a link that involves Mississippi. And sure enough, after this past weekend’s...

Police arrest 8 on site of planned Atlanta police facility

May. 17, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say at least eight people have been arrested at the site of a planned $90 million public safety training center that opponents have been occupying for months in an attempt to prevent construction. Atlanta Police Department Assistant Chief Darin...

Maryland internship program trains firefighters of tomorrow

May. 14, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Three firefighters entered a building that simulated a burning third-floor apartment fire. In the training exercise, Bryan Duvall douses the flames with a hose while Tiffany Huber and Riley Becker search for a missing firefighter. The rescuers’ vision is...

Job Corps launches recruitment drive in Tennessee

May. 11, 2022 04:10 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The federal Job Corps program says it has launched a recruitment drive promoting free career training and immediate openings at its two Tennessee campuses for low-income people ages 16 through 24. Job Corps, operated by the U.S. Department of Labor, offers...

Hogan won't release funds to expand abortion training

May. 04, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan won’t grant a request by the state’s comptroller on Wednesday to immediately make $3.5 million available to pay for training to prepare medical professionals other than physicians to perform abortions when a new law takes effect this summer, a...

Georgia lawmakers fight plan to close pilot training center

May. 04, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Georgia lawmakers is asking congressional budget writers to reject the Biden administration's plan to close a training facility for military pilots in the state. The five Georgia congressmen, led by Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, sent a...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 03, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

Indianapolis Business Journal. April 29, 2022. Editorial: Being tax-friendly just isn’t enough for Indiana to compete As we reported on page 1A of the April 29 issue, Eli Lilly and Co. CEO David Ricks sparked conversation last week when he said during a talk at a...