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Good afternoon! Today's front pages announce new candidates for governor of California, a growing mutual aid effort in Louisiana, new and expansive mural commissions in Illinois, a recent update with SpaceX, and BLM protests in Mississippi regarding an incident of police misconduct. As always, our news selections are inspired by the front pages at https://www.freedomforum.org/.
Happy Tuesday! Today’s stories show how cities all around American are celebrating Black History Month. These headlines of daily news are courtesy of Newseum.Detroit Free Press, Published in Detroit, MI
Welcome to the daily news! In today’s updates Russians continue to protest Putin’s administration en masse as the result of the ongoing persecution of Alexei Navalny. In the state of Georgia, Medicaid enrollment has rapidly increased as an effect of the financial burdens caused by the pandemic. Georgia has increased Medicaid eligibility, but some say it’s not enough. In other pandemic news, Montana has seen a record number of visitors to its state parks, the GOP wants to get rid of a mask mandate in Wisconsin and lack of internet...
Words, words, words! Did you know that on February 1st, 1884 the first portion or fascicle of the monumental Oxford English Dictionary was published? Complete with inspiring quotations, multiple cross-references, and fascinating etymologies, the OED was edited by Scottish lexicographer James Murray (1837-1918) and made its debut today in history -- going on to surpass its proposed four volumes and taking eventually seventy years to ...
Only in recent years has the focus of teaching bilingual students shifted from a reductive emphasis on making them proficient in English to a more comprehensive approach designed to help them flourish in both their languages. The term ‘emergent bilinguals’ brings the two languages into balance and assigns them eq...
Welcome to the daily news! Today there are updates on the farmers protests in India and coronavirus stories. Additionally, there are commentaries on librarianship in New Zeland and relations between Iran and Venezuela. These headlines are courtesy of FreedomForum.org.Manila Bulletin, Published in Manila, Philippines 
Today’s review of the news takes a closer look at the vaccination rollout across the United States. Efficiently administering the new coronavirus vaccine nationwide has proved challenging. Public officials and healthcare workers navigate the difficulties of supply-and-demand, distribution, and communication—some communities struggling to ensure equity in who receives vaccines first. Plus, schools and universities are playing a role in distribution efforts as campuses transform into critical community vaccination sites. The news r...
Welcome to the daily news! Today’s headlines include the ongoing Wall Street scandal, uprising in Tunisia and imprisonment of Alexei Navalny in Russia. Also included is the latest in global coronavirus updates. These stories are courtesy of FreedomForum.orgOttawa Citizen, Published in O...
Good afternoon, and welcome to today's front pages. Our stories today include some sweet tales of animal rescue and the return of a beloved film festival, with some updates regarding struggles with intense weather and wildlife preservation in some Western states. As always, our selections are inspired by the front pages provided by https://www.freedomforum.org/
Hello there! I hope everyone is staying cozy and warm on this snowy Tuesday. Today's news features local initiatives to increase safety and accessibility, plus an interesting archaeologic discovery about the domestication of man's best friend. Our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on FreedomForum.org.