Month: May 2024

Mayor

Peoria Mayor kicks off her summer Youth Program

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — 24 students have been selected to join Peoria Mayor Rita Ali’s Summer Youth Program. The youth program offers teens the chance to make some money with a summer job. If the student attends a Peoria school and is either 14 or 15 years old, they qualify. Peoria summer youth employment program […]

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Alabama

Alabama’s GOP Chair on Trump’s felony convictions | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Within minutes of Donald Trump’s conviction on thirty four felony charges, the Alabama Republican Party issued a press release in support of the former President. APR News Director Pat Duggins spoke with Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl about the historic verdict, starting with the statement from the State Republican Party. Alabama GOP Chair John Wahl– […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Division of Emergency Management updates Memorial Day weekend severe weather death toll to 10

The Home Town Flea Market was severly damaged from the storm, Sunday, May 26, 2024, in Rogers, Ark. (Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management has updated the total number of deaths attributed to a violent rash of Memorial Day weekend storms. In a Friday […]

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California

Top Northern California stories for May 31

KCRA 3 is rounding up all the information you need to know to get a head start on your day.Here, you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, the forecast and how your commute is shaping up.You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4-10 a.m. here.WHAT’S HAPPENING LOCALLYLake Tahoe is […]

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California

California judge rejects request to vacate death sentence for Polly Klaas’ killer

A California judge on Friday rejected a request by the man convicted of killing Polly Klaas to vacate a death sentence imposed on him. Santa Clara County Judge Benjamin Williams declined to “vacate the jury verdict” in the sentencing of Richard Allen Davis. Davis was convicted in 1996 for the 1993 killing of Klaas, 12, […]

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City Council

Houston City Council Greenlights Southwest Airlines Lease for New Operations Hub at Hobby Airport | #citycouncil

Houston City Council Greenlights Southwest Airlines Lease for New Operations Hub at Hobby Airport – Travel And Tour World Copyright © Travel And Tour World – All Rights Reserved We use cookies on our website of Travel And Tour World to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By […]

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Mayor

Proposed property tax increase stirs controversy in Lexington, mayor responds

LEXINGTON, Tenn. — Tuesday, May 28, the Lexington Board of Aldermen held their budget meeting. One of the biggest concerns from community members of Lexington was the vote that was held to propose a tax increase. This would increase the property tax rate from 1.04 to 1.78, which is more than a 70% tax increase. […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas education secretary withdraws Solution Tree contract after legislative opposition • Arkansas Advocate

Arkansas’ education chief withdrew from legislative review a $99.4 million contract with an Indiana-based education company following pushback from lawmakers on the proposal’s high cost and the vendor’s effectiveness.  During Friday’s Arkansas Legislative Council meeting, Sen. Scott Flippo, R-Bull Shoals, said Education Secretary Jacob Oliva asked to withdraw a proposed seven-year contract with Solution Tree, […]

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California

California Governor Proposes to Eliminate Health Benefit for Some Disabled Immigrants

Marvin Estela Pineda, right, originally from El Salvador and blind from glaucoma, gets eye drops from her daughter Mayde at their home in Madera, Calif., Thursday, May 30, 2024. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing criticism for his proposal to eliminate an optional Medicaid benefit for some disabled immigrants. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) […]

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California

Inverted American Flags Appear Outside California Library

Several American flags staked outside of a public library in southern California were flipped upside-down following former President Donald Trump’s conviction in Manhattan Thursday. According to a Friday report from KTLA, the flags were placed outside of the Monrovia Public Library in honor of Memorial Day. Jennifer McGraw, a reporter for the local news station, […]

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