Newport News Public Schools Received $1.5 Million for Electric Buses
More than $1.5 million in federal funding has been awarded to school districts across Virginia, including Newport News, towards replacing old, diesel school buses with electric types.
House, Senate Condemn Recent Bomb Threats Against HBCUs
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday passed bipartisan resolutions condemning recent bomb threats against Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Newport News Shipbuilding Ratified a Five-year Contract with USW Local
A workers union has ratified a 60-month (5 years) contract with Newport News Shipbuilding Tuesday.
At the Fort Worth VA Clinic, President Biden Meets with Fort Worth Veterans
President Joe Biden’s trip Tuesday to Fort Worth was personal — a chance to talk with veterans and their caregivers and push for more help for members of the military who face health problems after exposure to burn pits.
Rep. Matt Gaetz Departs from Most GOP Colleagues in Vote for Medical Treatment for Troops' Exposure to Toxins
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, whose district covers Northwest Florida, recently broke with a majority of his Republican colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to vote in favor of a bill that would expand eligibility for medical treatment for veterans exposed to toxic materials.
Bob Jaracz's Generous Spirit Remembered
The commander of the Polish American Veterans of Lowell and a longtime supporter of the Sun Santa fund passed away recently, leaving behind a legacy of generosity.
South Korea's Presidential Front-runners Don't Have Military Experience in a Nation of Veterans
South Korea’s two front-runners in the presidential election are expected to come head-to-head Wednesday, and although they tout their résumés, both, unlike most of their countrymen, lack military experience.
American Idol: Kenedi Anderson awes judges with "Applause" by Lady Gaga
Kenedi Anderson sat on a piano bench while her fingers stretched over the keys and she began to play. As she belted out the first few lines of Lady Gaga's "Applause," American Idol Judge Katy Perry's eyes widened.
Local Veterans Program, Liberty Place, Receives $50,000 ARP Grant
Supporting a local veteran program encompasses both the city’s and the American Rescue Plan’s missions, according to New Albany Redevelopment Commission member Adam Dickey.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognizes a Canton City Engineer
The Paralyzed Veterans of America Buckeye Chapter recently honored City Engineer Dan Moeglin for his efforts to make Canton more handicap accessible.
Next week, the Legion Provincial Service Officer will be in Elliot Lake
A provincial service officer from the Royal Canadian Legion will be in Elliot Lake next week to support veterans, their spouses and widows, as well as current RCMP officers and retired RCMP officers from Elliot Lake.
Spokane VHA official: EHR Implementation Issue Under Consideration
Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission members took part virtually in the Legion's Washington Conference on March 5 as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The United States Gets its First Premium Vodka
With the release of American Premium Vodka nationwide, a new “Made in America” option replaces traditional Russian vodka. It will be available at the cost of $15.99 per 750ml bottle starting March 15.
Veterans in Need of Dental Care Benefit from Partnership
More than 100 vets received free exams and dental screenings at the St. Louis Dental Center as part of a partnership with the A.T. Still University of Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health and Affinia Healthcare.
A Re-election eligible Dallas Judge Receives a State Reprimand for His Judicial Conduct
A Dallas County judge up for re-election has received a harsh sanction for the second time from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
US Domestic News Roundup: Environmental Groups Press California on Electric Car Rules
In announcing the move during press briefing convened by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the state's surgeon general Dr. Joseph Lapado cited studies that showed few COVID fatalities among healthy children and elevated risk among young boys receiving the vaccine of side effects such as myocarditis. U.S. small business sentiment drops to lowest in a year - survey
American Twins Evacuated from Kyiv by Rescue Team in a Daring Mission
It's 9:15 a.m. and Bryan Stern is waiting outside a Kyiv hospital. The sound of shelling in the distance forces him and his team to hurry. They need to get two premature babies into an ambulance and out of the besieged Ukrainian capital.
Bills Help Veterans Stay in School and Find Jobs at Dover Veterans Home
Gov. Tony Evers visited the Wisconsin Veterans Home here Tuesday to sign two bills designed to help military members and their families land jobs.
Vice President Biden Orders Ban on All Russian Oil Imports
Striking harder at Russia’s economy, President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a ban on Russian oil imports in retaliation for Vladimir Putin’s onslaught in Ukraine. The major trade action, responding to the pleas of Ukraine’s embattled leader, thrust the U.S. out front as Western nations seek to halt Putin’s invasion.
Week of Investing in Veterans
When someone is called to join the armed services, they wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount up to and including their life. As a nation, we owe a debt of gratitude to those who write that blank check for our freedoms.