HOUSTON (April 30, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) held its The Maroon and Gray Affair on Saturday, April 28 at the Marriott Marquis Houston and raised in $1 million in funding for deserving TSU students. More than 1,500 patrons were in attendance. Award-winning journalist Tamron Hall was the keynote speaker, entertainment was provided by R&B group En Vogue and comedian Billy Sorrells, a TSU alumnus, who served as the master of ceremonies along with KHOU-TV’s Great Day Houston host Deborah Duncan. The Maroon & Gray Affair, a black-tie event in its second year, recognized two top students and two outstanding alumni. The gala was created by TSU President Austin A. Lane and TSU First Lady Loren Lane. “The Texas Southern family joined together to salute our fantastic students and accomplished alumni. Our stakeholders and friends have partnered with TSU to meet our mission of standing as a comprehensive academic institution to guide our students in … [Read more...] about TSU Maroon & Gray Affair raises over $1 million to bolster students
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Traducido por Carmen Montes, Reportera/Presentadora de Noticias KEARNEY, Neb. - Mas de $1.000 en daños fueron reportados en un parque de Kearney después que oficiales dijeron que hubo un incendio en uno de los baños. La Policía de Kearney dijo que empleados de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad reportaron el sábado que hubo incendios pequeños que fueron provocados en los últimos varios días en el Parque Centennial. No se reportaron daños el sábado, pero si se reportó daños el domingo. La policía dijo que eran $1.100 en daños en las paredes y el techo del baño de las mujeres en el Parque Centennial. Un incendio también se reportó en el Parque Collins, según la Policía de Kearney. Oficiales dicen que están investigando hacia quien podría haber provocado los incendios. … [Read more...] about Mas de $1.000 en daños se reportaron después de incendios un parque de Kearney
Matt O'Brien, The Washington Post Published 8:02 am PDT, Thursday, July 26, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Carlos Becerra. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 A street vendor opens a box of Bolivar banknotes at a stand in the Petare slum of Caracas, Venezuela, on April 14, 2018. A street vendor opens a box of Bolivar banknotes at a stand in the Petare slum of Caracas, Venezuela, on April 14, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Carlos Becerra. Good news: Venezuela won't have 1 million percent inflation soon. Bad news: It might later. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery If history has taught us anything, it's that things can always get worse, even when that seems impossible - as it does right now in Venezuela. Indeed, in the span of a few months, the International Monetary Fund has gone from forecasting that Venezuela's … [Read more...] about Good news: Venezuela won’t have 1 million percent inflation soon. Bad news: It might later.
BOSTON -- Organizations providing everything from permanent housing to solar power and clean water to victims of Hurricane Maria will receive $951,300 in grants from Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico. The 29 organizations selected include some based in Puerto Rico and some in Massachusetts, where thousands of hurricane evacuees moved to find housing and employment after their homes were destroyed last fall. These latest grants given by the charitable fund, run by the Boston Foundation, bring the total to $2.1 million in relief, recovery and relocation support since Hurricane Maria. Nearly $4 million has been raised so far, according to a press release issued by the organization. "The work going on here in Massachusetts and on the island of Puerto Rico is remarkable and heroic," Aixa Beauchamp, co-chair of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico advisory committee, said in a statement. "It is also not nearly enough. While we continue our efforts to support recovery on … [Read more...] about Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico offers nearly $1 million in grants to help victims of Hurricane Maria
St. Petersburg's State Theatre has been sold to a family trust run by St. Petersburg real estate broker Kevin Chadwick. The price? $2.1 million. The news comes just over a week after we learned that the property — which saw its price reduced to $1.9 million three months ago — was under contract. The sale, according to the Tampa Bay Times, includes both the property and the inside assets of the club.READ MORESt. Petersburg's State Theatre is under contract and no shows are scheduled past June 22Chadwick plans to invest up to an additional $1 million to make safety and cosmetic upgrades en route to restoring the building to the historic landmark it once was. He said that the building should have a new facade and new marquee before the year is over and that the spring should see interior renovations plus three new bars.And yes, there will still be concerts there.No Clubs' Tony Rifugiato was an owner of the property until the sale, and he said that his promotions company will … [Read more...] about St. Petersburg’s State Theatre has been sold for $2.1 million, will still hold concerts after renovations