Lisa Bjergaard, director of the Division of Juvenile Services within North Dakota's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation poses for a photo, Friday, July 10, 2020 in Bismarck, N.D. A program that allows North Dakota to provide court services to tribal youth is sustainable and beneficial, according to a new report. The Legislature passed a law in 2019 allowing for tribal juvenile services cooperative agreements to provide services for youth adjudicated in tribal courts. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP) less … [Read more...] about Report: ND program to support tribal youth is sustainable
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The MTA is already testing a different form of UV light to disinfect subway cars, but it can only be done at station yards when the cars are out of service because of the harmful effect on humans. The limited pilot program costs about $1 million. Officials have not said how much it would cost to expand to the whole system. Chicago Transit Authority officials are waiting for the results of New York’s pilot program to see if the light is an option for their transit system. … [Read more...] about Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?
FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June 2020 as spending on programs to combat the coronavirus recession exploded while millions of job losses cut into tax revenues. The Treasury Department reported Monday, July 13, 2020 that the deficit hit $864 billion last month, an amount of red ink that surpasses most annual deficits in the nation’s history and is above the previous monthly deficit record of $738 billion in April. less … [Read more...] about US budget deficit hits all-time high of $864 billion in June
New York City officials approved a $1 billion cut to the city’s police department on June 30, while the Los Angeles City Council agreed on a $150 million cut to its police on July 1. Calls to defund police departments nationwide picked up steam in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25 after a white officer kneeled on his neck, video shows. … [Read more...] about ‘They’re Not Concerned About The General Public’: NY, LA Police Unions Blast Massive Budget Cuts
Lawson appeared in three Final Fours at Tennessee and then played in the WNBA from 2003-15, winning the 2005 championship with Sacramento. She also was part of the U.S. Olympic team that won a gold medal in Beijing in 2008. She had also worked as a TV commentator for NBA and college basketball games before the Celtics hired her in June 2019. … [Read more...] about Kara Lawson excited for chance to coach at Duke