“We know this is going to be hard on Lansing families”

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)–The Lansing School District Board of Education unanimously voted to delay the return of students to Lansing schools for in person education until January 25, 2021 at
the beginning of the next new semester.

“We are listening to parents, teachers and staff, and while most everyone wants our kids to
safely return to in-classroom education as soon as possible, COVID 19 infection rates locally
and nationwide are still

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Basket raffle, Christmas brunch, car parade happening in Murrysville area

Here are a few upcoming events in the Murrysville area:

Basket raffle to benefit kidney transplant patient

Export Floral will hold a basket raffle to benefit a former employee, Stacey McKay Campbell, who is in need of a second kidney transplant.

The basket is worth more than $275, and the winning

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KC Schulberg, Special to The News-Press
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Oct. 16, 2020

It’s boom time again in Southwest Florida.

Home sales have shot up as folks fled the close-quartered Covid-ridden cities up North for the promise of sun-dappled beaches and glistening tides of Southwest Florida.

While some view development as the economic engine of our region, our local manatees and a few

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Sluggish Return to School Wears on F.C. Parents

ENTHUSIAM for online learning waned fast for Kendra Lee’s older son, who is now in fourth grade, and her younger one (pictured here), who is now in kindergarten. (Photo: Courtesy Kendra Lee)

Next month’s gradual return for most elementary-age students in and around the City of Falls Church will serve as their parents’ final, white-knuckled lap in guiding their kids’ education.

Raising children challenges parents to be many things. When

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Denver Accelerating Bond Program to Stimulate Economy

The City of Denver is speeding up its Elevate Denver bond program to help accelerate recovery from the COVID-19-induced economic downturn.

“Now more than ever, people in our community need access to good-paying jobs, so we’re deploying the same job-creating tools used to bring us out of past recessions by accelerating the Elevate Denver Bond Program to help rebuild our local economy, get people back to work and make neighborhood

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Oregon state parks director talks COVID-19 shutdown, wildfires, yurts



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Even during a year packed with drama, the weekend that shut down Oregon’s outdoors remains a surreal moment in state history. 

Beginning in the coastal town of Warrenton, where mayor Henry Balensifer declared tourists a “clear and present danger,” all of Oregon’s recreation destinations would eventually be closed for nearly two months due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19

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Hiking During The Pandemic? Here Are 6 Safety Tips You Need To Know

Hiking is a great way of boosting your physical, mental and emotional health, especially if you plan to escape cabin fever caused by months of coronavirus-induced lockdowns. But the pandemic poses one question: Is it safe to do? As a form of recreation, it is one of the safer choices — one that involves fewer people gathering around.

However, since hiking is usually done on nature parks and trails that

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BCRP holds groundbreaking ceremony for regional recreational facility | The Baltimore Times Online Newspaper

A transformative South Baltimore- based project more than a decade in the making is finally beginning to come to fruition.

The Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks (BCRP) has officially marked the start of construction for the Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Cherry Hill at the groundbreaking ceremony on the afternoon of September 21, 2020 at Reedbird Park.

The fitness and wellness center will be complemented by

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Temecula and RTA team up to provide Wi-Fi for students in need

Riverside Transit Agency buses in Temecula will park and provide Wi-Fi hotspots for students in need of internet connection for distance learning. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo

Emily Schwank


Internet connection will be brought to parks in Temecula and expanded through the valley in October, thanks to the city of Temecula and the Riverside Transit Agency.

The Temecula Community Services Department has created a system of outdoor Wi-Fi hot spots

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‘Public Health in the Parks’ works to improve Bloomington’s Seminary Park


A sign for the Seminary Park is seen on 100 W. Second St. The Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners approved the “Public Health in the Parks” program Sept. 1 and allotted $50,000 toward the program, which strives to support the community at Seminary Park with medical and personal resources.

Ethan Levy

  • People approached IU Health professionals under the cover of a red and white tent Monday in Seminary Park, receiving
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Denver’s Buntport Theater to bring drive-in, live theater show to Colorado Springs | Arts & Entertainment

Buntport Theater will put a live theater twist on the drive-in movie schtick.

In the popular Denver company’s new show, “The Grasshoppers,” attendees will sit in their cars at Legacy Loop, 1800 Recreation Way, and watch four human-sized green grasshoppers interact in a nature documentary spoof.

6 things to do around Colorado this weekend: drone soccer, Boo at the Zoo, bizarre expo, Governor’s Art Show, Olympic Cool Science

As with

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Your Local Election Headquarters: President Donald Trump’s holds campaign rally in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – President Trump arrived at Pitt-Greenville Airport around 1:20 p.m. and spoke for just over an hour. 

He hit on common themes — attacking Joe Biden and Democrats, and criticizing the media.

The president also touched on issues like the economy, unemployment, the coronavirus and more. 

He claims that one or more COVID vaccines will be out by the end of the year. 

He urged North Carolina

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Eight candidates vying for four Chesterfield Township trustee seats | News

Chesterfield Township voters will soon elect a new board of trustees.

All seven board seats — supervisor, clerk, treasurer and four trustee seats — are up for election this fall. The Nov. 3 ballot will ask voters to select four of eight candidates vying for a trustee spot.

Four incumbent Republican trustees — Hank Anderson, Brian Scott DeMuynck, David M. Joseph and Kathy D. Vosburg — are seeking reelection against

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Meet Georgia Rep. 47th District Candidates

ALPHARETTA/MILTON, GA — In addition to voting for president and vice president of the United States in the Nov. 3 general election, voters in North Fulton, will choose other candidates to represent them, including the seat for Georgia Representative 47th District seat.

Incumbent Jan Jones will be running against Anthia Owens Carter to represent District 47, which encompasses Milton, Mountain Park, and portions of Alpharetta and Roswell.

As part of

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“I get such a feeling of liberation and freedom” | Knox Co. voters describe reasons for voting

Regardless of what box you check, voters said they had a sense of pride when they cast their ballots.

Two things depict the first two days of early voting in Knox County: long lines outside of polling locations and selfies with ‘I voted’ stickers.

“I vote every single time,” Joel Ownby said. “It’s important. We are actually doing what a democracy should be doing. We are stating what we want

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Cheers & Beers is back | News

The annual Cheers and Beers tasting event returns in a pandemic, but organizers say safety protocols are in place to protect everyone.

Eleven beer and winery vendors from Norman around the state will be at Legacy Park from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event is free to attend but tickets are $25 for 20, four-ounce tastings. Tickets for two are $40 and groups of four for $70.


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