Lily Altavena Arizona Republic Published 8:00 AM EST Dec 19, 2018 Drive until the yellow line on the paved road disappears. Keep driving as the cement gives way to a dirt path. Pass the dumpster. There is no address linked to Lois Lejero's house, just a series of directions to a four-bedroom rectangle on a patch of dirt jutting up against a mountain in the Tohono O'odham Nation southwest of Tucson. By 6 a.m, the school-age children in Lejero's house have been awake for at least an hour. They are tying their shoes, watching TV or sitting quietly with sleep in their eyes as they wait to walk to their yellow school bus. The moon is still a crescent in the sky as Dontez, Javier and Christopher walk out the door and toward the dumpster, where they run circles in the dust while they wait for their ride to school in the Baboquivari Unified School District. Headlights glow along the dirt road, where mountain … [Read more...] about Arizona students missed more than 3 million school days in a year. Why?
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Cold weather's impact, karaoke and cartoons as the Iowa Legislature slides past its 100 day mark with deals not done Most legislators were settling in for an extended session — even taking breaks for karaoke and concerts — rather than packing up their desks. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Brianne Pfannenstiel, [email protected] Published 5:25 p.m. CT April 17, 2018 | Updated 6:01 p.m. CT April 17, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Photos: Last days of 2018 Iowa legislative session … [Read more...] about Cold weather’s impact, karaoke and cartoons as the Iowa Legislature slides past its 100 day mark with deals not done
Jeff Johnson The Gazette Johnson: My top 10 memories in 20 years covering the Cedar Rapids Kernels The best players in 20 years covering the Cedar Rapids Kernels Cedar Rapids RoughRiders win finale, edged out for USHL playoff spot Minor league baseball: Where former Eastern Iowa preps, Iowa Hawkeyes are to start 2018 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders double up Des Moines, 6-3, as USHL playoff chase goes down to final game All articles by Jeff CEDAR RAPIDS — OK, there have been way more than 10 memorable moments after all these years, but some of the stories aren’t suitable for print. Anyway, here’s my list, in no particular order. So long, old friend The original Veterans Memorial Stadium served Cedar Rapids from 1949 to 2001. It and neighboring Kingston Stadium were so close, you could foul a ball off the third-base side and have it land in Kingston. … [Read more...] about Johnson: My top 10 memories in 20 years covering the Cedar Rapids Kernels
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Boone & Crockett's new (and bigger) home in Harbor District is near The popular bar says its final goodbye to Bay View through April 16 with music, then moves to the Harbor District with Taco Moto. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 8:54 a.m. CT April 13, 2018 | Updated 9:30 a.m. CT April 13, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The last day in Bay View for bar Boone & Crockett and its resident food truck, Taco Moto, is coming up, but their … [Read more...] about Boone & Crockett’s new (and bigger) home in Harbor District is near
This article was originally published Jan. 31, 2010, as part of David Harding's "Everyday History" column in The World-Herald.The embers of World War II were still smoldering when the sky over Omaha filled with P-51 Mustangs and A-26 Invader attack bombers and P-47 Thunderbolts and even German Messerschmitts.For four days in July 1946, Omaha hosted an unprecedented celebration of airplane technology called the World’s Fair of Aviation. It was the first big postwar exhibit of aircraft that had battled over Europe and the Pacific for the previous five years. It also gave civilians their first close look at a new technology about to transform civilian transportation — jet propulsion. Aircraft had played a key role in the war, and Americans were eager to see the range of warplanes introduced since 1940.Dignitaries from 29 countries joined a crowd that totaled 130,000 over a long summer weekend.It was the largest paid-admission event in Nebraska history up to that time.One … [Read more...] about In 1946, 130,000 stared up at the sky as Omaha hosted the World’s Fair of Aviation