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7 Tennessee community, technical colleges getting grants

Jun. 23, 2022 04:16 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The board that oversees Tennessee's community colleges and technology colleges says seven schools are getting a total of more than $5.7 million for career and technical education programs. In a news release this week, the Tennessee Board of Regents said the...

20 S. Carolina airports to share nearly $19M in FAA grants

Jun. 20, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Twenty airports in South Carolina will received a share of nearly $19 million in federal grants to help pay for terminal upgrades, runway repairs and other improvement projects. More than two-thirds of the money will go to the state's four largest airports,...

FEMA awards $10M to Martha's Vineyard town to fight erosion

Jun. 16, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A town on Martha’s Vineyard is getting a $10 million federal grant to help rebuild a badly-eroded bluff and protect a key road from storm surge and sea level rise. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that Oak Bluffs was awarded the “pre-disaster...

Broadband expansion has companies looking to recruit

Jun. 12, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Bridging the digital divide has become a priority for Louisiana since the COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the crucial role high-speed internet plays in the state's education and economic systems. Using federal funds, the state launched a $180 million...

Alabama gets $5M federal grant for 120 miles of railway

Jun. 04, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 120-mile (193-kilometer) stretch of Alabama railway is in line for improvements with help from a $5 million federal grant. The Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced the grant from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements...

NFL renews 21 grants for Inspire Change social justice push

Jun. 01, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has renewed 21 national grants worth $6.5 million as part of the league's “Inspire Change” social justice initiative. The league announced the renewals Wednesday. That brings the NFL to more than $244 million in contributions to 37 national grant...

British government grants license for sale of Chelsea by sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich to group led to Todd Boehly

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — British government grants license for sale of Chelsea by sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich to group led to Todd Boehly.

Miami-Dade is working on a plan to clean up Biscayne Bay

May. 14, 2022 03:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Biscayne Bay is in dire straits, with several fish kills racked up over the last few summers, vanishing seagrass meadows and climate change cranking up the heat on Miami-Dade’s blue gem. Now, for the first time, Miami-Dade County is developing a formal,...

Former employee sentenced for embezzling from Abenaki group

May. 07, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former director of a federal grant program for the Abenaki Self Help Association Inc. has been sentenced to eight months in prison for embezzling tens of thousands of dollars in federal funds from the tribal group, according to the U.S. attorney's office. ...

Suspect indicted in connection with 2010 rape in New Bedford

May. 06, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An initiative by a Massachusetts district attorney to clear a backlog of more than 1,100 untested rape kits from his jurisdiction has resulted in an indictment in a 2010 sexual assault, authorities said Friday. It is the first time someone has been indicted...