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    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Most classes at Virginia’s community colleges will remain online early next year. The system’s chancellor announced the decision on Friday, months before the spring semester at the 23 colleges. Glenn DuBois says he’s doing so to “minimize the disruptions” for students from COVID-19. Some in-person classes will be held in the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A family-owned clothing store is finally back open after looters ransacked the place in May.The store didn't have insurance, but support from the community is helping them get back on their feet.It's been a challenge for the Kim family to get the doors back open at City Fashions at E 34th Street...
    By RYAN TRARES, Daily Journal BARGERSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Johnson County’s wide open farm fields and abundance of local food producers are a testament to its rich agricultural heritage. Marcia Duke lives that tradition every day. Her family has been farming in the Bargersville area for nine generations. She understands the value of raising your...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has sparked strong emotions in the Bay Area, from both liberals and conservatives who knew and respected her.After learning of her death, people in the Bay Area who knew or met Justice Ginsburg spoke enthusiastically about her incredible accomplishments.But it was the...
    Edition 1: Rescued stories from 7 PM PDT Friday Sept. 12, 2020 through 7 PM PDT Friday Sept. 18, 2020. Every day, a team of Daily Kos members reviews all stories published by the community. When awesome work doesn’t receive the attention it deserves, we rescue that story to the Community Spotlight group blog. Today, I...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A protest in Annapolis was held Saturday morning to honor Black lives lost to police brutality and to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington D.C. The organizations at the protest said they want swift and historic change. All lives matter have been stated previously, but what’s happening...
    MONESSEN, PA (KDKA) — Abandoned or overgrown properties can be found in almost any town in the Pittsburgh area, but one of those towns is taking action by passing new ordinances to clean up the community. “That’s our goal to make it as beautiful as it actually is,” said Councilwoman Lois A. Thomas. On Saturday,...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — It’s been a year in the making, a movement demanding that Howard County install sidewalks in one neighborhood right outside of Columbia. County Executive Calvin Ball said improvements are now officially moving forward on the Guilford Road and Oakland Mills Road intersection. The community of Guilford used to be part of...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Labor awarded this week nearly $17 million to 25 local adult education providers. These organizations will continue to expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders in the areas of adult basic and secondary education, English language acquisition and civics education. The programs selected to receive grant funds include...
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Most classes at Virginia’s community colleges will remain online early next year, the system’s head announced months before the spring semester to “minimize the disruptions” for students from COVID-19. Chancellor Glenn DuBois sent word of the system’s plan to students at the 23 colleges on Friday, The Daily Press of...
    SAN ANTONIO – It was an unusual sight in Boerne’s Main Plaza Saturday morning: hundreds of runners gathered to participate in a city-approved race. The nonprofit organization, Aid the Silent, worked closely with City of Boerne officials to create a COVID-19 safety plan in order to host their sixth annual walk and run. “This is...
    (CNN)When Kalina Newman heard that Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died on Friday night, she and her boyfriend immediately left the restaurant where they were having dinner, bought some flowers and went to the US Supreme Court to join the crowd of people honoring the 87-year-old associate justice."As soon as I saw the candles and felt...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a big impression within the legal community and beyond.After learning of her death, people in the Bay Area who knew or met Justice Ginsburg spoke enthusiastically about her incredible accomplishments.But it was the personal stories about how generous Ginsburg was with her time, that...
    Loading the player... Last week, nearly two dozen families in Georgia made headlines for pooling money to purchase land in a Georgia town with a vision to build a safe-haven community for Black people. The news garnered widespread attention, including interest from big wigs in the entertainment sphere hoping to develop a reality TV...
    The perception Epic Games has for Fortnite is perhaps different from every other gaming franchise. Their idea is to transform Fortnite into a representational platform that encompasses all the spheres of life.  This will embed the game as a pillar of popular culture for years to come. However, the Apple vs. Epic Games legal battle...
    Bill’s Backyard reopening The Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is officially beginning its reopening process Sept. 26. For two weekends Bill’s Backyard, the large outdoor play area at the museum, will be open only to museum members, opening up to all residents on Oct. 9. Museum officials will cap visitors at a quarter...
    Jack Shuler September 19, 2020 2:00PM (UTC) In the Beforetimes, I travelled from where I live in Ohio to Vancouver, British Columbia, to report on how some Canadians were addressing the overdose crisis through effective community-centered harm reduction programs. In the city's Downtown East Side neighborhood I visited peer-led overdose-prevention sites with ready-access to...
    WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's largest airport is hosting a popup drive-in movie in one of its parking lots as a thank you to the community. The film “Linda Ronstadt, The Sound of my Voice” is scheduled to be shown at T.F. Green Airport’s parking lot located across from the Hampton Inn and Suites...
    Chelsea Lewinski, one of the rising stars in Denver's mural scene, had a terrible fall this week. On the third night of Crush Walls, Denver's biggest street art festival, she was riding a scooter around the RiNo Art District, hit a pothole, and landed on her face and wrist. She fractured her nose, cut...
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    By OLIVIA HITCHCOCK, The Palm Beach Post WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Javen Bennett was in middle school the first time he saw a shootout. Back then, the sound of gunfire would bring him to tears. He would panic: Was someone he knew hurt? Now going into his junior year of high school at...
    A community activist who campaigned for racial justice has outed herself as a race faker after posing as a black person for years  despite being white. Satchuel Cole, born Jennifer Lynn Benton, admitted in a Facebook post to having 'taken up space as a Black person while knowing I am white'.  The activist, from Indianapolis, was...
    By ARIELLE ZIONTS, Rapid City Journal RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Betsy Running Shield decided to take action after recent gun violence and a homicide spike in Rapid City. The 37-year-old’s nephew was the victim who survived the Sept. 5 Hemlock Street shooting while her son’s friend survived being shot in the head at the...
    By DAVE ORRICK, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s been six months since the coronavirus came to Minnesota. The first case was confirmed in early March. Less than two weeks later, we shut down. So much has changed. We spoke to an array of our community members — a survivor, a...
    By George Morris, The Advocate BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As a child, Myra Richardson says she was always involved in causes at school. When she was 17 and her hometown was roiled in racial tension, she couldn’t stay on the sidelines. Richardson and fellow high school students Raheejah Flowers and Jeanette Jackson planned and...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Community members gathered at City Park in Denver to remember and honor the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night. They wanted to share their stories of she inspired them. (credit: CBS) Ginsburg, the longest serving woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, died at age 87 from complications of...
    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The San Marcos Police Department is asking for the community’s input on its current use of force policy. SMPD officials announced the formation of a new committee that will be responsible for reviewing practices. Some residents of the city say they are on board with policy changes. Tiffany Marcaurele feels it’s...
    Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward with head coach Mike Tomlin. On Friday the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) named Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward as its Community MVP for Week One of the 2020 season. Congrats to @camheyward on being named Week 1 #CommunityMVP for installing his...
    AP / JLF / AC Updated: 09/18/2020 20: 57h Save Update Almost 200 Valencian municipalities have registered coronavirus infections in the last three days Health has detected 2,137 cases in the three provinces with almost half of the affected localities. [Lea aquí la noticia completa] 20:57 Map and list of...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The restaurant is known to many as a downtown Sacramento staple, but the decade’s old, family-owned restaurant Bud’s Buffet has officially shut its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though, they did not close without a massive show of community support. The state-worker favorite on 10th Street announced on social media Thursday...
    (CNN)One after another, disgruntled North Dakotans took the podium at a city council meeting in Minot to air their grievances.At issue: the mayor's decision to raise the Pride flag at city hall a week earlier.One person recalled having to "embarrassingly" answer an elderly neighbor's question about "what the flag was up on their city court."...
    Maryland GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik slammed The View co-host Joy Behar for wearing blackface in a heated interview on the daytime talkshow on Friday. The conversation had largely remained civil until the end, during which Klacik was replying to a question asked by co-host Sara Haines about President Donald Trump telling journalist Bob Woodward...
    TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Aided by Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors, a stepped-up effort is underway around the U.S. to recruit minorities to...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- An Oakland City Council task force is considering cutting the police department budget in half after their first meeting on Wednesday.The total budget of the department is $300 million which means that 44 percent of Oakland's general fund is spent on policing.In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, an...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Kid Works is a non-profit based in Santa Ana helping hundreds of vulnerable families in the community facing additional challenges resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.The organization hosts drive-thru food distributions events to help lessen the hardship during the pandemic. Their mission statement is, "Touching lives with hope.""It does help a...
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- There's said to be many health benefits to gardening, fresh food, exposure to vitamin D and boosting one's mood are among them.Nicole Steele, programs manager for Inglewood-based nonprofit, the Social Justice Learning Institute recognizes these benefits which is why she came up with the idea called 100 Seeds of Change."100 Seeds...
    An interview on "The View" with Kimberly Klacik, a Republican running for Congress in Maryland, ended badly after Klacik called out host Joy Behar for her blackface scandal. Klacik is running in the 7th Congressional District in Maryland, a heavily Democratic district formerly served by the late Elijah Cummings, and has been endorsed by...
    A self-identified ex-Democrat, who gathered in Bemidji, Minnesota, on Friday ahead of President Trump’s rally, said he was “floored” by the size of the conservative LGBT community and spoke against the narrative that the left’s view of LGBT “is the only view and there’s nothing else.” That narrative, he added, is “not the case.” Chris,...
    GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik accused The View co-host Joy Behar of donning blackface. A photo resurfaced last year of Behar dressed as an African woman for Halloween. 4The View co-host Joy BeharCredit: ABC She was in her 20s at the time. The accusation caused an eruption of an argument between Klacik and the co-hosts...
    On one side of a refrigerator that stands on a sidewalk in New Orleans, two alligators encircle a woman with dark mocha skin wearing a tattered white slip. Her hair is a single braid that reaches the ground. She stands with her right foot on top of an orange snake. Above her, white birds seem...
    CLIFTON, New Jersey -- Throughout their 103-year history, Richfield Farms, a family-owned and operated farm in Clifton, New Jersey, has managed to overcome a variety of challenges; the pandemic is just another one of that list."This was a business started by my great grandfather. They were Dutch immigrants that came over from Holland and they...
    THE View's Joy Behar was slammed by congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik for "parading around in blackface" in a head-turning interview. It all kicked off when Kimberly joined the ladies of the popular ABC talk show to touch on many topics, when Joy Behar decided to ask her about President Trump's coronavirus response. 8Kimberly Klacik appeared...
    “The View” co-host Sunny Hostin demonstrated her disdain for black conservative thinkers once again this week when she rudely interrupted black Republican congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik during her appearance on the show. The testy exchange began when Klacik was discussing her support in the black community of Baltimore and how the COVID-19 pandemic has severely...
    The View Joy Behar, co-host of "The View," was accused of wearing blackface during an interview with Maryland GOP congressional candidate. Joy Behar, co-host of The View, was accused of wearing blackface during an interview with Maryland GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik. The politician made the accusation in the beginning of the interview,...
    A combative interview between the hosts of The View and GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik went off the rails after the Baltimore native called out Joy Behar's past use of blackface. The exchange began when Klacik was asked about President Trump's admission to veteran journalist Bob Woodward of wanting to "downplay" the severity of the...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Steelers defensive captain Cam Heyward is being recognized for his work in the Pittsburgh community. Heyward was named the NFLPA’s community MVP for week one. They say he installed his first of several Little Free Libraries, which are book-sharing boxes. The boxes give around-the-clock access to literacy for...
    An interview on ABC's "The View" became heated on Friday after Maryland GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik accused co-host Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharSunny Hostin slams 'misogynistic, racist, homophobic' Joe Rogan after his offer to moderate debate Michael Cohen blames 'Stockholm syndrome' for letting Trump leer at his daughter Ivanka Trump vows to take coronavirus...