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School Reopenings Should Keep Public Health In Mind, Pediatric Group Says

School Reopenings Should Keep Public Health In Mind, Pediatric Group Says NPR's David Greene talks to Sally Goza, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who was at the White House Tuesday when President Trump announced he is urging schools to reopen in the fall. School Reopenings Should Keep Public Health In Mind, Pediatric Group…

School absenteeism has surprising effects for grownups

Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers found that those who were more regularly absent in these early years of school were less likely to vote, reported having greater economic difficulties and had poorer educational outcomes when they…

Is it safe to send kids back to school?

Covid-19 has been disruptive and bewildering for everyone, but especially for children. In the UK and in most US states, schools closed in March. Many of them will keep their doors shut until the fall. That’s six months without the normality of a school day, not to mention a significant break without any formal education…

Iowa high school baseball team kneels during national anthem to begin season

An Iowa high school baseball team started its season on Monday by kneeling during the national anthem in support of Black Lives Matter and racial injustice, according to multiple reports.All of the Roosevelt Roughriders players linked arms and were seen kneeling as "The Star-Spangled Banner" echoed through Principal Park in Des Moines ahead of the team's first game…

Kentucky high school shooter sentenced to 2 life terms

A Kentucky teen who killed two classmates and injured others when he opened fire at his high school in 2018 was sentenced to two life sentences Friday.Gabriel Parker, 18, will receive an additional 70 years in prison for 14 counts of assault in connection with the shooting at Marshall County High School on Jan. 23,…

Gov. Wolf reveals high school, summer season sports can resume voluntary exercises in yellow and green phases

The Wolf administration issued preliminary guidance for high school and recreational sports teams to resume voluntary workouts and other in-person activities in the state’s yellow and green phases of reopening on Friday. The guidance also includes college and professional sports. “Pennsylvania has some of the best athletes and teams in the country and they can…

Old School Production For WWE NXT “Takeover: In Your House”, Todd Pettengill Returning To WWE TV?

As noted earlier today, former WWE on-air talent Todd Pettengill appeared in a new retro promo for Sunday's WWE NXT "Takeover: In Your House" event. We may be seeing more of Pettengill this weekend as PWInsider reports that word going around says this is likely not the only presence Pettengill will have in relation to…

SC High School League launches guidelines for return of sports

MORE, COMING UP. >> THANK YOU. BREAKING NEWS OUT OF SOUTH CAROLINA. WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT WHAT IT COULD BE LIKE WHEN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS START BACK UP IN SOUTH CAROLINA CAROLINA. SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE OFFICIALS RELEASED GUIDELINES A SHORT TIME AGO. OUR SPORTS DIRECTOR MARC WHITEMAN JOINS US LIVE WITH MORE.…

Report: High school basketball standout Jamari Smith drowns in Alabama lake

Jamari Smith, an Alabama high school basketball and football standout and incoming freshman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, drowned Wednesday afternoon at a Lee County lake, according to AL.com. He was 18 years old.Smith reportedly graduated from Lee High School earlier this year and was a member of its 2020 Alabama state champion…

Alabama high school basketball star, UAB freshman Jamari Smith drowns

Lee-Montgomery's Jamari Smith (1) and teammates celebrate after defeating Mountain Brook in the AHSAA Class 7A championship game at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Mark Almond | preps@al.com)A standout Montgomery athlete and rising UAB freshman drowned Wednesday afternoon in a Lee County lake.Coroner Bill Harris identified the victim as 18-year-old…

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Golden Globe awards held off to February 2021 due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: 77th Golden Globe Awards - Photo Room - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - The cast of "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" poses backstage with their award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. REUTERS/Mike BlakeLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Golden Globes on Monday postponed its 2021 ceremony for film…

Google’s U.S. advertisement earnings to take a hit due to pandemic: report

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) - Google Inc’s U.S. advertising revenue will drop 5.3% as brands pare spending during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an eMarketer report on Monday, the first decline since 2008 when the research firm began estimating the Alphabet…

Wall Street flat as virus cases increase; tech stocks advance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Monday with the biggest gains in technology stocks as investors focused on the potential for more government stimulus measures even as they worried about an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and other countries. Nasdaq registered its fourth record closing high…

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