Richard Hamming

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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Digital Trends

Tom Brady goes toe-to-toe with four icons in 80 for Brady featurette

Tom Brady is one of the most accomplished football players to ever step foot on the field. Brady’s impressive list of accolades includes 15 Pro Bowls, three MVPs, five Super Bowl MVPs, and most importantly, seven Super Bowl victories. Brady is “The GOAT,” but can the greatest quarterback of all time act alongside four Hollywood icons in the new comedy film 80 for Brady?
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NBC Sports

Argentina-Netherlands World Cup Match Leaves Fans Hysterical on Twitter

Another match, another thriller. Soccer fans were blessed with one more World Cup quarterfinals clash on Friday that left many on the edge of their seats in Qatar and across the world. Lionel Messi and Argentina battled it out on the pitch against the Netherlands in a spicy game that sent Twitter into an absolute frenzy. After the match ended in the second penalty shootout of the day, fans couldn’t contain themselves, and broadcasters were left speechless.
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One in five Aurorans was born in a foreign country

The Aurora City Council during its Planning and Economic Development Policy Committee meeting heard statistics Wednesday that describe “Who is Aurora?”. The “Who is Aurora?” presentation by Planning Department employees Andrea Barnes and Daniel Krzyzanowski highlighted noteworthy demographics of the city. Known for its diversity, data shows 20.6 percent of residents are foreign born. Immigrants have come from Mexico, Ethiopia, Vietnam, El Salvador and more.
Boston 25 News

Green Line extension set to open

MEDFORD, Mass. — The new MBTA Green Line extension goes online first thing Monday morning. The first train is scheduled to roll out of the new Medford/Tufts station just after 5 a.m. Abani Patra works at Tufts University and he says the Green line extension is a game changer for their students and staff. “We have two campuses or four campuses, we have one downtown and this will make sure we are actually one campus rather than four,” said Patra.

Former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges For Unlawfully Obtaining Phone Records

Former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane ChaudryPhoto byState's Attorney Office. Former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane Chaudry, age 43, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to two counts of fraud in connection with obtaining confidential phone records. Chaudry admitted that he committed the crime knowing that information may be used in furtherance of and with the intent to commit stalking.
NBC New York

How and Why the Penalty Shootout is Used to Break Ties in Soccer

There is no bigger adrenaline rush during the World Cup than when a game ends with a penalty shootout. The 2022 World Cup has seen many of these nerve-wracking moments go down, most recently with Friday's quarterfinal action that saw Argentina take out the Netherlands in a penalty shootout and Croatia upsetting Brazil in a similar fashion.

Gunter football gets celebratory send off ahead of state semi-final game

GUNTER, Texas (KTEN) -- The Gunter tigers headed out Friday afternoon to Abilene, Texas where they will play their highly anticipated state semi-final match up against Canadian. This is the sixth time in the last seven years that the tigers are playing in the semi's to reach another state championship.

Neymar hints he could retire from Brazil duty following shock World Cup penalty exit to Croatia

Neymar has said he 'can't guarantee' whether he'll continue playing for Brazil in the future following their World Cup exit to Croatia. WHAT HAPPENED? Brazil and Neymar exited the World Cup earlier on Friday with the stubborn Croatian side knocking them out on spot-kicks. It's yet another relatively disappointing campaign for the South Americans as they fail to get past the quarter-finals for the second consecutive tournament. Neymar, who is now 30, has cast doubt on his international future.
My Clallam County

Portland Loos are set to open in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES – The City of Port Angeles is pleased to announce the installation of three Portland Loo restroom facilities in downtown Port Angeles. The facilities will officially open on Monday, December 12th, and will provide residents and visitors with accessible public restrooms that remain open beyond standard operating hours.

Gov. Cox proposes free fares on public transit for one year

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (KUTV) — Gov. Spencer Cox wants to find out how many Utahns would use public transit if it was free. As part of his budget proposal unveiled Friday afternoon, the governor pitched $25 million to make Utah Transit Authority systems free for one year. “This is...