City of Temple unveils updated website | News

The city of Temple’s website now has a fresher, more modern look.

The city recently launched a newly redesigned that officials said is focused on improving residents’ access to information, public services and boosting community engagement, according to a news release.

The redesign, development and training fee was $18,450, according to the city. After that, the municipal government will pay an annual hosting and support fee of $8,925.


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Federal decision to keep Snake River dams in place is now official; dam debate is far from over

Federal agencies have finalized a plan that will keep the Snake River Dams in place. It allows for more springtime spill over dams to help juvenile salmon migrating out to the Pacific Ocean.

After four years of study, the Record of Decision makes the federal agencies’ preferred option official. Managers and dam supporters say it will benefit salmon, reliable hydropower and the economy.

“(The decision) also provides flexibility for the

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Western Michigan University now has 438 reported coronavirus cases

KALAMAZOO, MI — The Sindecuse Health Center at Western Michigan University reported 50 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

The 50 new cases come from the results of WMU community members that were tested on Sept. 24-25. The university has been updating data on its online COVID-19 Dashboard each Tuesday and Friday evening.

The university reported 84 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, Sept. 25. Those new cases

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SportsEngine Expands Partnership with Babe Ruth League, Becoming Official Provider of League’s Athlete Safety Program | News

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company and the leading provider of Sport Relationship Management software, announced today that it has expanded its partnership with Babe Ruth League, becoming the official provider of Babe Ruth League’s Athlete Safety Program.

Hamilton, New Jersey-based Babe Ruth League, Inc. is one of the largest youth baseball and softball organizations in the country, serving more than one

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How to Start Hiking – Tips for Using Hiking as Cross-Training

When thinking about cross-training for runners, the usual activities that come to mind are cycling, swimming, and some form of strength training, such as weight-lifting or bodyweight exercises. Another great way to round out your exercise routine? Getting out on the trail for a hike.

Not only does hiking present unique and stimulating physical challenges, but also it can relieve stress as you explore new places

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Canada Goose Stock Pops on Upgrade Highlighting Strong Sales

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Canada Goose stock jumped on an analyst upgrade Wednesday.

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A mild winter in many parts of the country and a job-crushing pandemic have hurt demand for pricey down coats, and in turn,

Canada Goose Holdings

’ stock. Yet Cowen & Co. argues the worst is over for the outwear company, sending shares soaring more than 10% on Wednesday.

Analyst Oliver Chen lifted

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“Jaws of Death” a New Dinosaur Discovery, 45 Years After Bones Found

Gary Thompson was fifteen when he found the fossils near Cedaredge in Delta County. It was 1975, and he’d just gotten interested in paleontology after a school field trip to scenic Escalante Canyon, a red-rock canyon where he and his classmates learned about the dinosaur bones and petrified dung specimens regularly found in the area.

“That really piqued my interest,” Thompson recalls. “I became kind of a rock hound. I

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Las Vegas haunted houses Asylum, Hotel Fear to open Oct. 1 with COVID-19 protocol | More

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Longtime Las Vegas haunted house attractions Asylum and Hotel Fear will return to the Meadows Mall for its twenty-second year this fall with new COVID-19 measures in place.

According to a release sent Tuesday, guests will be welcomed back Oct. 1. with an “online timed ticketing system” used to limit occupancy and promote social distancing. The new ticketing system assigns patrons a time slot to return

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Solid Consumer Confidence Confirms Economic Stability: 5 Picks

September is set to become the first month since March to record a sharp decline in stock markets. With just one day of trading left for this month, the three major indexes — the Dow, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — are down 3.4%, 4.7% and 5.9%, respectively.

However, surprising many financial experts, Americans have expressed their highest level of confidence in the economy in September since March.

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At the End of the New Pier 26, a Surprise

Expanding a park usually means modifying an existing landscape. The designers of Pier 26 faced a far more daunting challenge: creating an entirely new one in the swift current of the Hudson River.

The results can be seen on Wednesday afternoon, when the revamped pier opens at the end of North Moore Street in Manhattan. The latest addition to Hudson River Park, this 2.5-acre expanse is the city’s only public

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Visitors to state parks in New Hampshire encouraged to make reservations online

New Hampshire State Park officials are reminding people who plan to head to a recreation area that reservations should be made online ahead of time.>> Download the FREE WMUR app The state’s reservation system was created in March at the height of the pandemic, it was used during the summer and people have been encouraged to continue using it through the fall months.>> Find the state park recreation reservation systemThe … Read More

Watch Tonight’s Presidential Debate Live Stream Online


Joe Biden and Donald Trump will face off for a presidential debate.

Tonight’s presidential debate for the 2020 election starts at 9 p.m. Eastern time. There are many ways to watch the debate tonight live online, even if you don’t have cable, including multiple embedded videos in this story below. Read on to see all the many options that are available to you today.

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After School Coronado Recreation Camps Offered | Coronado City News

Coronado Recreation and Golf Services is offering a variety of after school enrichment camps this fall. Your child can learn how to perform slight-of-hand tricks in our new Magic Camp held on Tuesdays at 4:10 p.m. They can develop engineering skills in our LEGO Engineering Camps held on Mondays at 2:45 and 4:15 p.m., or they can make their own animated movies in our movie making camps held on Tuesday

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Long-abandoned mining site is now a passive recreation paradise hidden in N.J.

J.J. Lemon paused for a moment, sweat dripping off of his face, before ascending an embankment on his mountain bike on a hot and humid Monday morning.

The steep climb at the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve in Atlantic County fit in perfectly for the amateur mountain bike racer during his 21 miles of training.

“It’s like my little paradise here,” said Lemon.

The 220-acre park off Zion Road in

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Recreation complex, Whitfield-Needmore road improvements part of revised budget


Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the City Council are apparently ready to revisit some key spending items after passing a status quo city budget earlier this year in the midst of fiscal uncertainties related to COVID-19.

City Hall announced through a news release Tuesday afternoon that, standing committees have been meeting with department heads this week to review a revised fiscal year 2021 budget that “reflects the ongoing needs

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Only one applicant so far for Carson City supervisor seat

The Ward 3 Supervisor opening has so far attracted one applicant.

Robey Willis, who served as a Justice of the Peace for 22 years, from 1989 to 2011, has applied.

Asked why he was applying, Willis said, “To pay back Carson City for being so good to me.”

Willis also was a juvenile special master associate municipal court judge from 1984 to 1988 and has served as a senior judge

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California parks, playgrounds can reopen under COVID-19 rule

California playgrounds can now reopen statewide under all coronavirus risk tiers, according to new guidance released by the state.

The California Department of Public Health on Monday issued guidance explaining how outdoor playgrounds and other recreational facilities must be used during the COVID-19 emergency. The guidance does not cover indoor playgrounds or family entertainment centers, which must remain closed.

The new rules require that everyone 2 years of age and

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British Cycling fear sport bailout allocation will leave grass-roots facing an ‘existential crisis’

British Cycling will write to government this week to express concern at the way sport’s bailouts are being allocated, with too much attention given to ticketed sports and not enough on the grass-roots facing an “existential crisis”.

Oliver Dowden, the culture secretary, has asked sports to put in their bids for government assistance by 5pm on Wednesday, but there are fears within recreational sport that there will be an excessive

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Adapting Adventure Travel In A Changing World

An ongoing pandemic and geotag-fueled over tourism are sparking innovation from today’s immersive travel guides.

Tristan Hamm sat on the coast of Oregon around a pulsing, orange campfire. The rhythmic sounds of DJ Samuel Lawrence danced through the background as a haze from West Coast wildfires enveloped Hamm’s small crew of adventurers

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Legalizing cannabis could resuscitate N.J.’s economy | Opinion

EDITOR’S NOTE: NJ Cannabis Insider is hosting an online symposium on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. The webinar, What Doctors Should Know About Cannabis, will address pressing questions healthcare professionals have about medical marijuana. Here’s how to sign up.

By Smoke Wallin

The pandemic has plunged America and New Jersey into a historic economic decline. Tens of millions have lost their jobs, including more than a million

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