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Father accuses water park of racism after it canceled birthday party for his teenage son when 500 of his friends turned up and left staff feeling 'uncomfortable'

A father has accused a Kansas City water park of racism after it abruptly called off the birthday party for his son when 500 people allegedly arrived and made staff feel 'uncomfortable.'. Chris Evans said he signed a $2,000 contract with Summit Waves Aquatic Facility in Lee's Summit to host...
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MMO Game Thread: Reds vs Mets, 1:10 PM

RHP T.J. Zeuch (0-0, -.–) vs. RHP Taijuan Walker (9-3, 3.45) The Mets go for the series sweep of the Reds this afternoon at Citi Field! Lindor and McNeil got the offense started for the Mets last night with a couple of homers and Ruf added in some critical insurance with two RBI’s as the Mets took the second game of the series.

Battle Of The Bands And More Slated For First Ever Dingman Day Celebration

This Saturday, August 13, you are invited to witness the battle of the bands at the first ever Dingman Day celebration at Dingman township park. Dingman Day celebration will take place at Dingman township park and run from 12 PM to 8 PM. The battle of the band's competition will feature a multitude of artists, including School of Rock, Robert Tellefsen Band, Conquer the Great, Death Factor, The Sex Monkey's, Black Belt Jesus, and Happy Hawthorne. The coordinator of Dingman Day, Chris Irving wanted to take an out-of-the-box approach when planning this community event. "Dingman day is a celebration we wanted to do for the community and surrounding communities," said Irving. "If all goes well, this will be the 1st of many Battle of the Bands celebrations."

Fatal vehicle accident in Utica on August 9th

UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Utica Police Department is reporting that a fatal vehicle accident occurred on 790 east near the Route 12 ramp on August 9th, leaving one person dead and one in critical condition. Around 9:10 pm on Tuesday, the Utica Police and Fire Department’s arrived at...

More than half of diseases including Zika and cholera are made worse by climate crisis

In 2016, a community in a remote corner of northern Siberia started to get sick.Dozens of people, and thousands of reindeer, had developed anthrax, a bacterial disease that can cause fever, swelling and vomiting. One child died, as well as at least 2,000 reindeer.The cause is believed to be the climate crisis.Scientists think that extraordinarily high temperatures that summer thawed out a frozen reindeer carcass that died from anthrax decades before – releasing dormant spores back into the air with tragic consequences.It’s not the only time the climate crisis may have gotten people sick. A new study found that...

GALLERY: The Big Country storm damage

ABILENE, Texas — An intense yet much needed thunderstorm traveled through the greater Abilene and Big Country area yesterday afternoon. In the wake of it's intensity, a few local areas suffered structural losses that resulted in downed power lines and trees, fires, and slight flooding. The state park also suffered losses, losing multiple trees and knocking over several signs.

Enjoying Work

Do you enjoy working? Considering how much time we spend at work, it is sad that some do not enjoy it and may even despise it. Imagine spending at least a third of each weekday hating what you do for forty or fifty years! Is that any way to live? Surely there must be a better way. There is!

The Dodgers Are A Serious Litmus Test For the Twins

There’s a lot to like about the Minnesota Twins right now. They’re tied for the lead in the American League Central. Byron Buxton and Carlos Correa are worth the price of admission. José Miranda is leading a stable of emerging talent. They added a quality starter and two bullpen arms to fix their biggest flaws.

EU under pressure to ban Russian tourists from Europe

The EU has been urged to introduce a travel ban on Russian tourists with some member states saying visiting Europe was “a privilege, not a human right” for holidaymakers. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in an interview with the Washington Post that the “most important sanction” was to “close the borders, because the Russians are taking away someone else’s land”. Russians should “live in their own world until they change their philosophy”, he said.