“The NFL examines each disaster on a case-by-case basis, considering the type, scope, location and timing of the disaster, while also communicating with our disaster relief partners on the ground and impacted NFL club communities before determining support,” the statement from the NFL read. It added that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a donation drive for relief supplies at its training facility. … [Read more...] about Hurricane Michael caused epic damage. Why has charitable response been so anemic?
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In the Senate floor debate, Sen. Harry Brown, a Jacksonville Republican and one of the bill’s sponsors, said avoiding bond debt was the best reason for using the state budget for school construction. The money will start flowing this year, not two years from now, Brown said. … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats like Republican House Speaker Moore’s idea for a school construction bond
“I learned to live without hope,” Moore said during a book signing at Pages: A Bookstore in Manhattan Beach Thursday July 19. “Going from hope to despair was detrimental so I didn’t do it. I realized that is a skill I still use. I don’t get too anxious about the future anymore.” … [Read more...] about Journalist talks about life at hands of Somali pirates detailed in new book
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: (L-R) Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participate in a forum about education in big cities at the Katzen Arts Center on the campus of American University March 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. Calling their municipalities 'city-states,' the mayors suppored the idea of individual school districts being able to compete with states for the $4.35 billion 'Race to the Top' grant program created by President Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Michael Bloomberg to forgo 2020 White House bid, will focus on climate change
The cert petition (PDF) was filed on behalf of African-American lawyer Carlos Moore and his daughter. Moore has argued the state flag amounts to hate speech against black people and makes him feel like a second-class citizen. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed the case in April, ruling that stigmatic injury without discriminatory treatment was not sufficient to give Moore standing to sue. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court asks for state response in case contending Mississippi flag supports white supremacy