Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new court documents show. The governor at the time, Republican Phil Bryant, … Read more

West Virginia’s fourth certified therapy dog ​​arrives at Pineville Elementary | News

By Mary Catherine Brooks CNHI News W.Va. Pineville Elementary School rolled out the red carpet for River, a certified therapy dog, during a “Pup Rally” last week. The 10-month-old yellow Labrador retriever took center stage with Wyoming County East High School band and cheerleaders providing fanfare. Wyoming County Board of Education members, administrators, and several … Read more

Dillingham’s housing crisis has teachers sleeping in the school

Science teacher Dan Bonser holds his cat, Nix, in the classroom he and his family have stayed in since they arrived in Dillingham in August. (Photo by Izzy Ross/KDLG) https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/12schoolsleep-pkg-final.mp3 One afternoon in early September, Dan Bonser walked up the stairs in Dillingham’s middle-high school to Room 200. It’s the middle school science room — … Read more

In light of bias, student project explores ‘Health Caring’ | News, Sports, Jobs

As Pennsylvania College of Technology student Bryan M. Bilbao, of Old Forge, sat in a hospital room with his aging grandmother near the end of her life, he noticed a difference in the way health care professionals interacted with her. Providers entering the room asked friendly, caring questions of his grandmother’s roommate: “Are you feeling … Read more

South Jersey school officials discuss using dogs to respond to school shootings | Local News

MAYS LANDING — With the new school year fast approaching and communities disquieted by another mass school shooting in May, officials are searching for new ways to protect their classrooms— and some districts in South Jersey are turning to dogs. The Atlantic County Criminal Justice Advisory Board hosted a presentation Thursday on the use of … Read more

South Jersey school officials discuss using dogs to respond to school shootings | Local News

MAYS LANDING — With the new school year fast approaching and communities disquieted by another mass school shooting in May, officials are searching for new ways to protect their classrooms— and some districts in South Jersey are turning to dogs. The Atlantic County Criminal Justice Advisory Board hosted a presentation Thursday on the use of … Read more

New Fermentation Major Available at University of Maryland’s College of Ag | Food-and-recipes

The process of fermentation is responsible for some of humankind’s tastiest achievements — beer, wine, bread, cheese and pickles, for example. Now, there is a major at the University of Maryland that will teach the specific science of fermentation to a new generation of makers and entrepreneurs. The University of Maryland states that the new … Read more

Are School Lunches Really Better Than They Used to Be?

Photo: African Studio (Shutterstock) A defining moment of my high school dining experience was the taco bowl. A giant heaping of ground meat, lettuce, tomato, onions, and sour cream topped with generous amounts of shredded cheese, all encased in a flower-shaped taco shell bigger than my hand. Taco bowls arrived at my school cafeteria several … Read more

First medical school facility dog, ‘Cmdr. Shetland’, to retire and em-bark on a new career

Newswise—Bethesda, Md. – The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) bid fair winds and following seas to its facility dog, Navy Cmdr. Shetland, after 21 (dog) years of service to students, faculty and staff. Cmdr. Shetland retired from active duty on Aug. 16 in a traditional Navy ceremony, where he was recognized for … Read more

Tips on how to protect your business from wire fraud schemes

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Cybercriminals are getting so crafty that even large universities like Virginia Commonwealth University can get tricked into giving up thousands of dollars in a wire fraud scheme. Nigerian cyber criminals pulled off a Business Email Compromise (BEC) by finding a vendor with which a business or company regularly deals. In the … Read more