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It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

A full-fledged winter storm is in the cards this weekend for the Upper Midwest, while drenching rains will pound the South, threatening localized flooding and tornadoes, forecasters said. As the storm that delivered record snowfall to Las Vegas and Arizona pushes east, winter storm watches have been posted from the Plains into the Great Lakes,…MORE

School apologizes for ‘insensitive’ lesson on Underground Railroad

School apologizes for ‘insensitive’ lesson on Underground Railroad

An elementary school in Virginia is apologizing for cultural insensitivity after a physical education lesson featured a game that required students to imitate moving through the Underground Railroad. As part of Black History Month, students in grades three to five at Madison’s Trust Elementary in Brambleton took part in an activity about the Underground Railroad…MORE

Police went to a mayor’s house with a warrant and they say he shot at them

Police went to a mayor’s house with a warrant and they say he shot at them

The mayor of Port Richey, Florida, is “lucky he’s not dead” after firing two shots at a SWAT team at his house to serve a warrant, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told reporters Thursday. Dale Massad, who was elected mayor in 2015, was arrested by the officers from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and…MORE

Red tide that has plagued Florida since 2017 not detected in water tests

Red tide that has plagued Florida since 2017 not detected in water tests

After 15 months of being plagued by red tide, tests of Florida waters show the organism was not detected this past week. This is big news since the region has been impacted by red tide since November 2017, causing irrevocable damage to wildlife. In the mid-week update report released on Wednesday, Florida Fish and Wildlife…MORE