Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston removed DJ Ferguson from their heart transplant list because he’s not vaccinated and so the “patient who receives a transplanted organ has the greatest chance of survival.” According to Ferguson’s father, the COVID vaccine goes against his son’s “basic principles, he doesn’t believe inContinue Reading

Massachusetts will require its public schools to cover the Armenian Genocide of the early 20th century following a decision by state legislators. This makes Massachusetts the sixth state in the United States to mandate education on the genocide, during which the Ottoman Empire killed or displaced around 2 million Armenian Christians.Continue Reading

The Transportation Security Administration confirmed to Fox News on Friday that it allows illegal immigrants to use arrest warrants as an alternative form of ID to board airplanes. “For non-citizens and non-U.S. nationals who do not otherwise have acceptable forms of ID for presentation at security checkpoints, TSA may also acceptContinue Reading

The iconic M&M characters, prominent in commercials for the chocolate candies, are getting a makeover that the company claimed Thursday will fit them in a “more dynamic, progressive world.” These changes will be immediate, giving the characters “a more modern look” to emphasize characters’ “personalities.” “The characters are changing upContinue Reading

The NCAA has release new guidelines with a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees. Approved by the NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday, the new policy updates defers transgender participation for each sport to each sport’s national governing body, subjectContinue Reading

Galen College of Nursing and HCA Florida Healthcare, both part of HCA Healthcare, continued their mission to expand access to quality nursing education with today’s announcement of new campuses in Sarasota and Gainesville. With existing Florida campus locations in Tampa Bay and Miami, Galen, one of the largest educators ofContinue Reading

Just a week into the new year, the Tampa Convention Center is excited to announce it will co-host the 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships and National Congress and Trade Show. The annual national event will take place August 18-21, 2022, with Amalie Arena hosting the artistic gymnastics championships, which will determineContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing several new and expanded opportunities for climate-smart agriculture in 2022. Updates include nationwide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts option. These improvements to NRCS’ working lands conservation programs, combined with continued programContinue Reading

Fast food restaurants across the world are experiencing a shortage of french fries as the U.S. production of potatoes was devastated during the COVID shutdowns. Japan is the largest overseas market for U.S. potatoes, accounting for $342 million in exports, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The United States isContinue Reading

Presented by NewSong Ministries with Premier Productions, Winter Jam, Christian music’s biggest multi-artist tour, is back for 2022 with headliners Skillet and Tauren Wells and a solid lineup of acts. Sponsored by Compassion International and coupled with a $10 at the door donation, Winter Jam welcomes everyone to the “AllContinue Reading

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two sex offenders and a gang member. On Jan. 2, at approximately 7:00 a.m., McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested three single adult migrants after they illegally entered the United States through Hidalgo, Texas. Criminal records checks obtained at aContinue Reading

A new paper from a climate scientist in Chile, claims that global warming (climate change) “poses an even graver threat to public safety” that the COVID-19 pandemic, basically calling for “authoritarian power” over “maintaining democracy and rights.” The paper’s author Ross Mittaga, calls for “authoritarian environmentalism” to address the allegedContinue Reading

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CareerSource Tampa Bay will host a job fair with multiple employers on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 1:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at CSTB’s Tampa Center at 9215 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, Fl 33612. Job Seekers interested in participating can register by going to the following website: http://www.careersoucetampabay.com/jobfair To help withContinue Reading

Macy’s will celebrate National Believe Week by doubling its donation to Make-A-Wish as part of Macy’s annual Believe letter-writing campaign. From the start of Believe campaign through its final day on Dec. 24, for every letter sent to Santa online at macys.com/believe or dropped off in Macy’s stores, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish, up to $1 million. During National Believe Week, from Sunday, Nov. 28 through Saturday, Dec. 4, Macy’s has pledged $2 forContinue Reading

Pennsylvania district attorney Kevin Steele filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the 2018 Bill Cosby sexual assault conviction, arguing that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s June decision sets a dangerous precedent with “far-reaching negative consequences.” The June ruling hinged on a press release issued in 2005 byContinue Reading

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit will decide all qualified lawsuits challenging the Biden administration’s private employer vaccine mandate issued via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as determined by a random lottery required by federal law that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation held Tuesday.Continue Reading