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More than shelter; high hopes Labath Landing and projects like it can help end homelessness

Local leaders gathering for the groundbreaking June 2022 photo credit: Marc Albert/KRCB The city of Rohnert Park’s unsheltered population has increased fivefold in 7 years.... to more than 250 people in 2022.    After responding for decades in a way similar to many other California cities, earlier this year Rohnert Park began building small economical lodging paired with basic services and counseling. In the Northern California Public Media documentary "From Homeless to Housed," showcases the policy shift and people behind Labath Landing, the new 60-unit housing project, and some of those calling it home.   According to those tasked with planning, designing and delivering this micro-village, the...
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Slain little Bronx brothers’ tiny coffins side by side at service

The tiny white coffins of the two little Bronx brothers allegedly killed by their mother were placed side by side at their funeral Friday — a heartbreaking sight for family and friends mourning the “angels.” Sean Macnair, a neighbor, broke down sobbing as he recalled trying to resuscitate little Daishawn Fleming, 3, who was killed along with his 11-month-old brother Octavius Canada in last month’s horror. “When I tried to give him life back, I felt like I was ready to give my life,” Macnair said of the tot. “If he was dying right here, if I could make a trade,...
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Ontrak gets Nasdaq non-compliance notice for preferred stock

Ontrak (NASDAQ:OTRK) said Friday it received a letter from Nasdaq, indicating that its 9.5% series A cumulative perpetual preferred stock no longer met the minimum bid price rule for continued listing. The company has 180 calendar days, or till June 5, to regain compliance with the requirement.
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A familiar face returns as Panthers get set to host weekend tournament

By Ray Hamill — Longtime local wrestling coach Tom Pender will return to Humboldt County this weekend, as the McKinleyville Panthers get set to host their annual wrestling tournament. The former Panthers coach will return to his old stomping ground when he brings the Delta High Saints to compete...

Christ Academy students collect gifts for Operation Christmas

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - It is a time of giving and Christ Academy in Wichita Falls is doing their part to make sure kids who are less fortunate have gifts to open on Christmas. Operation Christmas was in full swing this year and it is something that the students...

Florida Board of Governors members dies of apparent suicide

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) - Kent Stermon, a Jacksonville-area businessman and member of the state university system’s Board of Governors, was found dead in an apparent suicide Thursday night, law enforcement officials confirmed on Friday. Stermon was found “deceased, alone in a locked vehicle” in the parking lot of a...

Warmer weekend, sunshine ahead

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Moving into the weekend, weather conditions will slowly improve over the South Plains. After another night of clouds, fog and showers, sun will begin to return to portions of the region on Saturday. The return of sun will help afternoon temperatures return to the 50s over most of the area. Some showers will linger through late afternoon in the eastern communities. Clearing will begin in the west and northwest and progress to the east and southeast.

Tracking Every Penalty Shootout From the 2022 World Cup

Nothing is more stressful than penalty kicks -- that goes for players, coaches and fans. One shot or save can decide your fate, and it all comes down to the goalkeeper guessing which way to jump. There's already been a record-tying four games decided in penalty shootouts at the 2022...

Barnes County 4-H Award & Leader Recognition Highlights

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Barnes County 4-H Award and Leader Recognition banquet was held November 20th at the Eagles Club in Valley City. The Barnes County 4-H Leader’s Council awarded the “Friends of 4-H” award to Valley City Veterinary Hospital. The. “Friends of 4-H”...
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PAWS holding an open house Dec. 16; raffle tickets available now

The Plumas Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is holding its annual Open House on Friday, Dec. 16, from 2 to 6 p.m. PAWS has items to raffle including gift baskets and an oil change from Frank’s Garage. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the “cathouse” at 2453 E. Main St. in Quincy. It’s best to call ahead to ensure someone is there: 530-283-5433. PAWS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving kittens and cats and finding them forever homes.

Idaho State University names new head football coach

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – After a national search, Idaho State University Director of Athletics Pauline Thiros announced Cody Hawkins has been named head coach of the Idaho State Football Program. “Coach Hawkins exhibited in every way that he is the right person to lead Idaho State Football into the...
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Fascinating Laramie TikTok Star Bakes Tantalizing Vintage Cakes

Whether in sports, television, or music, we love to celebrate all the many talents in the state. Let's talk about a TikTok star out of Laramie who bakes vintage recipes and samples them. He is gaining momentum on the video platform, with over 9 million followers and 218 million likes. If you use TikTok, you've probably run across B. Dylan Hollis. He was born in Bermuda, but the plates on his Caddalack say he is in Wyoming.

4 Great Burger Places in New Mexico

Photo byPhoto by amirali mirhashemian on UnsplashonUnsplash. If you live in New Mexico and you love eating burgers from time to time, here is a list of four amazing burger spots in New Mexico that are highly praised for their food and service.

NOPD: Person of interest wanted in connection to Plaza Drive shooting

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dylan Naquin, for questioning in connection to a shooting that took place Thursday (Oct. 13th). According to investigators, officers responded to a shooting in the 6600 block of Plaza Drive to...
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Tina Turner and Ike Turner's Son Ronnie Dies at 62

The Turner family has lost a beloved member. Ronnie Turner, the youngest son of legendary singer Tina Turner and the late Ike Turner, has died at the age of 62. Ronnie's wife, Afida Turner, confirmed his passing in a touching post, calling her husband "a true angel." "I did the...