Updated 2:08 am PST, Saturday, December 29, 2018 This undated photo shows David Schmid who has been named as the new regional forester for the Alaska region by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Schmid replaces Beth Pendleton in overseeing management of the more than 22 million acres of National Forest System lands in Southcentral and Southeast Alaska. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire via AP) less This undated photo shows David Schmid who has been named as the new regional forester for the Alaska region by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Schmid replaces Beth Pendleton in overseeing management of the ... more Photo: Michael Penn, AP Photo: Michael Penn, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 This undated photo shows David Schmid who has been named as the new regional … [Read more...] about New Alaska forester talks about goals in state
THE worst primary schools in England have finally been revealed - and you can find out if your child's is on this list. More than 90,000 pupils are being taught at under-performing primaries, and 346 of those schools are far below Government targets. The East and East Midlands had the highest percentage of bad performing schools, statistics from the Department for Education revealed. But primaries in London had the lowest, with less than 1 per cent falling below standards. Schools are considered to be under-performing if less than 65 per cent of pupils reach the expected standard in reading, writing and maths. Or if the kids fail to make sufficient progress in the three key areas. Here we have the absolute list of bad performing schools divided into regions: East Midlands Landau Forte Academy Moorhead, Derby Whaley Thorns Primary School, Mansfield, Derbyshire Woodbridge Junior School, Alfreton, Derbyshire Hodthorpe Primary School, Worksop, Derbyshire William Rhodes Primary School, … [Read more...] about Full list of England’s worst primary schools released – find out if your child’s is on the list
It's been a rollercoaster of a week for the millions of people hoping the Eagles' season doesn't end, you know, before January.After witnessing the Cowboys emerge as an actual contender in the NFC with a breakout, upset victory over the Saints Thursday, the Birds got a ton of help in Week 13 as the Vikings, Panthers, Falcons, Lions and Redskins — thanks to Philly's 28-13 victory at home on Monday Night — all lost, clearing the field a little bit for the second Wild Card spot.Essentially, there are seven teams vying for four spots — the two Wild Cards and the NFC East, and NFC South crowns (the Saints and Rams have all but clinched the other two divisions). Here's how those seven teams will be spending their time over the next four weeks: Week 14Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 Eagles (6-6)at Cowboys at Rams vs. Texans at Redskins Cowboys (7-5) vs. Eaglesvs. Colts vs. Buccaneersat Giants Redskins (6-6)vs. … [Read more...] about Eagles playoff scenarios: How can they win the NFC East? Earn Wild Card berth?
NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre is apologizing after saying he was duped into making an anti-Semitic video by a hate group posing as a veteran's organization. Favre, who made millions playing for the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings over a storied career, was paid $500 to make the recording riddled with conspiracy theories and coded hate speech and for the Cameo service. Cameo pays celebrities and athletes to record short, personalized video messages. The hate group the Handsome Truth and the Goyim Defense League, posing as a veteran's group, paid Favre to read a statement that included several veiled anti-Semitic remarks. "Brett Favre here with a shout-out to the Handsome Truth and the GDL boys,” he says in the video, according to BuzzFeed News. Seemingly reading from a prepared script, Favre stares into a camera reads the statement which inlcudes "You guys are patriots in my eyes. So keep waking them up and don’t let the small get you down. … [Read more...] about Brett Favre Apologizes After Being Duped Into Making Anti-Semitic Video
Ben Hohenstatt, Capital City Weekly Published 7:57 am PST, Saturday, November 10, 2018 In this photo taken Oct. 31, 2018, Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and Associate Professor of Northwest Coast Arts and Sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Alaska. The pole will be erected with a screen at AWARE's women's transitional housing at Twin Lakes in April. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire via AP) less In this photo taken Oct. 31, 2018, Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and Associate Professor of Northwest Coast Arts and Sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, ... more Photo: Michael Penn, AP Photo: Michael Penn, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this photo taken Oct. 31, 2018, Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and … [Read more...] about Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price makes healing totem