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Why are World Cup players wearing strange face masks on the pitch?

They have raised comparisons to Hannibal Lecter and the Phantom of the Opera, but the strange face masks popping up on World Cup pitches in Qatar are not fashion statements but hi-tech protective devices. The masks are made from materials like polycarbonate and protect athletes who have sustained facial injuries,...
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Texas Travelers Well See Holiday Airfare Hike Remaining High

Airline experts are warning travels of high price of airfare.Photo byJE Shoots/UnsplashonUnsplash. The holiday travel season is here and travelers are feeling the price hike for airline tickets. NBC 5 reports that it's the time of year for reuniting with friends and loved ones. Many have reported a smooth experience at their airport, but those moments with loved ones come at a cost. Local Fort Worth resident, Nick Do, told NBC 5 that he bought his plane ticket in advance but paid more than he normally does to travel home.
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Young Crypto Founder Shocks Industry With Sudden Death at 30 in His Sleep

Tiantian Kullander, the influential young founder of cryptocurrency company Amber Group, died suddenly in his sleep on Nov. 23, the company confirmed. The group had just received a $3 billion valuation earlier this year, and was in the process of raising another $100 million—a meteoric success in which he played an integral role after launching Amber in 2017 with a group of finance insiders, including former Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley workers.

Meet a #CCSDNotable - Leela Owen!

We are proud of our CCSD alums and the great things they are accomplishing! We will be sharing some of our #CCSDNotables with you throughout the school year. #CCSDfam. Cherokee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices.
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NASA set to provide update on Artemis I as mission reaches midpoint

ORLANDO, Fla. – NASA is set to bring its latest update on the Artemis I mission on Monday as the mission is now at its midway point. NASA will host a news conference at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, from the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to discuss the status of the uncrewed Artemis I flight test as the Orion spacecraft reaches the midpoint of its moon mission and its farthest distance from Earth at nearly 270,000 miles away.

Donavon Mattis

Big Donavon Mattis powers both the defensive and offensive lines for the Duval County Middle School Champion Lake Shore Warriors. He clogs running lanes and puts pressure on quarterbacks, averaging 2-4 tackles a game. He protects the top middle school quarterback in Northeast Florida, and is a big reason for the Lake Shore explosive offensive that led all of the area in points. He attends St Patricks Cathloic school, where he is an honor student, member of the national junior honor society, and the student council. With the height, size, athleticisim, and academics, Mattis is currently projected as a Duval Sports 3-Star athlete, and will be an impact starter at the next level.

A dose of winter for Seattle-Tacoma-Everett region this week

Keep your radio tuned to KIRO Newsradio this week. Winter-style weather will be playing havoc on driving conditions and outdoor activities. It’s not unusual for the passes to get big dumps of snow this time of year. But it is strange to start hearing about possible snow near sea...

Golden State Could have $25 Billion Deficit in 2023-24 Fiscal Year

California’s government may have a faceoff with a $25 billion budget shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year as tax revenues decline, according to a report issued by the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). During a Nov.16 video press briefing, Legislative Analyst Gabriel Petek said that if...

Petroglyphs AST Notebook: Son of former Catalina Foothills, Ohio State lineman QB prospect in Texas

Catalina Foothills, Ohio State alum Joe Brown’s son Ty a QB prospect. Almost three decades after his father Joe Brown played his first varsity games at Catalina Foothills High School as a junior in 1994, Ty Brown is establishing himself as a quarterback prospect after recently completing his junior season at Belton (Texas) High School.

Fever Rewind (11-27-22)

WCIA — In the final Fever Rewind of the season, watch the best highlights of area teams in the State title games at Memorial Stadium over the weekend.

Local sailor returns home for the holidays

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — Ensign Kristen Compton of the USS Mount Rushmore was away from her family for more than a year, stationed out of Nagasaki, Japan. During her time there, Compton took in many aspects of Japanese culture. But, nothing could replace what she left behind. Even though Compton missed her family, she said […]
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Woman in Critical Condition After Being Shot in Pinewood

Police are investigating after a person shot a 20-year-old woman in the head at a bus stop in Pinewood. The victim, Angelyne Ruiz, had traveled to Miami from Cuba when she was shot, and now is fighting for her life. “She was assaulted, and somebody shot her in her jaw...

Joplin woman has collected over 300 “Hallmark” ornaments

JOPLIN, Mo. — A local woman has likely set the Christmas tree decorating bar high for you. Meet Marsha Lattimer and her Christmas tree covered in over 300 “Hallmark” ornaments. She’s been collecting these dazzling and interactive ornaments since 1995. Each one resembles a special memory...