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Eastwind Books: A Labor of Love for the Asian American Community

Eastwind Books of Berkeley is Beatrice and Harvey Dong’s labor of love for the Asian American and ethnic literary community. Founded in 1982, Eastwind Books is an independent bookstore that initially focused on Chinese language books. When it was set to close in 1996, Harvey and Beatrice bought the store, transforming it into one of the leading bookstores in the United States to focus on Asian American and Ethnic Studies.
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NY Times' Bret Stephens makes the 'conservative' argument for keeping Roe v. Wade

New York Times "conservative" columnist Bret Stephens claimed in an opinion piece on Tuesday that overturning Roe v. Wade should not be a conservative position. After Politico leaked a Supreme Court draft opinion that suggested an overturning of the landmark abortion case, several media pundits and Democrats denounced it. In Stephens’ piece "Overturning Roe Is a Radical, Not Conservative, Choice," the former Wall Street Journal columnist wrote that the right should do the same.
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Strangers work together to rescue hawk tangled in fishing line

TEMPE, AZ — A hawk stuck in a tree in Tempe was able to get to safety thanks to the problem-solving of a group of pool specialists and other strangers in the area at the time. When Arizona hits triple-digit heat, Vern Leland of Aquatic Environmental Services in Tempe...

Salpointe wins 4A championship over CDO in an exciting game at Arizona

The top-seeded Salpointe Lancers rode out to a 8-0 lead over No. 3 Canyon del Oro Monday night at Hillenbrand Stadium, on the University of Arizona campus, but the Dorados made things close. In the end, Salpointe (32-2) held on for a 10-7 victory in the 4A state championship game.

Troy Jr/Sr High School Prom

On Saturday, May 14th the Troy Sale Barn was transformed into the Enchanted Forrest for the 2022, Troy Jr/Sr High School Prom. It was a magical setting the stage had elegant trees, flowers and lighting, with a candy bar, snack bar, and music by local DJ Shane Wilbur. I had...

Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off field in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night…. BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher.

The Shoal Creek Living History Museum is nestled in Clay County, Missouri

Photo by Andrew Darlington on Unsplash. A living history museum is a recreation of a time period reaching into the past and includes historical settings. This type of museum can have people portraying characters who lived in that past time period. Visitors who watch and listen to these events are also learning history, so these events are also educational.
Aspen Times

Housing near Aspen airport will require new traffic light on Highway 82

The city of Aspen’s Lumberyard affordable housing project will require a new traffic light at the intersection of Highway 82 and the entrance to the project, which is about 200 yards away from another signaled intersection at the Airport Business Center. That is the finding of a transportation impact...
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District 65 receives $600,000 to continue CREATE 65 teacher residency program

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 was awarded a $600,000 grant Monday to continue its teacher residency program, according to a news release. The $600,000 will support CREATE 65, the district’s first-ever residency program, as it continues through the 2022-23 academic year. A one-year intensive teacher preparation program, CREATE 65 places new teachers into classrooms with students four days a week for a school year under the guidance of a district educator.
Aspen Times

Last island of private land in Mt. Massive Wilderness purchased and transferred to Forest Service

The last remaining inholding of private property in the Mount Massive Wilderness is in the process of being transferred to ownership of the U.S. Forest Service. The move is significant because the 20-acre property is on the east side of Independence Pass and a popular trail cuts through it. The transfer to the Forest Service assures that the trail won’t have to be relocated.

CIF Softball: St. Anthony Drops Semifinal at Tesoro

The562’s high school baseball and softball coverage for the 2022 season is sponsored by LBUSD Board of Education Member Megan Kerr. From the outset, the St. Anthony Saints didn’t look quite like themselves in a CIF-SS Division 3 semifinal loss at Tesoro on Monday afternoon. The Saints had been pretty convincing through their first three rounds of the playoffs, but ran into a buzzsaw in a 9-1 defeat against the Titans.
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Israel cancels mandatory Covid-19 tests for inbound travellers

Jerusalem, May 17 (SocialNews.XYZ) Foreign nationals flying to Israel will no longer be required to take a coronavirus test before boarding, the Israeli Health Ministry said. Earlier this May, the Ministry on Monday allowed foreigners to choose between PCR and antigen tests before boarding, instead of mandatory PCR only. The latest decision, however, cancels any testing requirement.

New artwork installed in downtown Rochester

(ABC 6 News) - Rochester leaders introduced a new art installation in Peace Plaza Monday. It's called 'Wakefield' and is part of the Heart of the City Phase 1 Project. Community members had the chance to meet the local artist, Eric Anderson, and learn more about the project's history and evolution. Anderson saying the display represents the first and last breaths happening at Mayo Clinic.