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PPSD Announces Changes for Fall Staffing to Align with Student

PROVIDENCE, RI – As Providence Public Schools undergoes a comprehensive turnaround effort, the district today issued displacement notices for 270 employees based on staffing consolidations, the ending of one-year positions, and failure to meet certification requirements. This process is based on programmatic and enrollment changes at the elementary, middle and high school levels and ensures that […]Read More

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SBA Launches Portal to Begin Accepting Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

National informational webinar to review application process on March 30 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal today in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program on Thursday, April 8, 2021. “Help is here for venue operators hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]Read More

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Severe Weather Causes Damage Across 4 US States

By VOA News The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) said another outbreak of severe storms and tornadoes is possible on Thursday, after storms left damage across four South Central U.S. states Wednesday.  The NWS Storm Prediction Center received 129 reports of severe weather by late Wednesday, including 21 tornadoes, some of which led to severe damage […]Read More

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Intelligence Agencies Warn Most Lethal Threat to US Is Homegrown

By Jeff Seldin U.S. intelligence agencies are warning the country faces a substantial threat from within, fearing a range of domestic extremists could move forward with plans to carry out attacks against fellow citizens or the government itself.  The unclassified assessment, released Wednesday, describes the threat as broad, coming from lone offenders and small cells, all […]Read More

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Suspected Massage Parlor Killer Expected to be Arraigned

By VOA News The man charged with killing eight people in a series of shootings at massage parlors in the southeastern U.S. state of Georgia is expected to be arraigned Thursday. Prosecutors Wednesday charged Robert Aaron Long, 21, of Woodstock, Georgia, with eight counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault. He was arrested after the Atlanta-area […]Read More