All but six of last year’s sixth-round picks signed for $200,000 or more. Chicago Cubs catcher/first baseman Ethan Hearn had the highest bonus of the round at $950,000, deciding to sign rather than attend Mississippi State. San Francisco signed right-hander John McDonald, selected 326th on the 11th round, for $797,500, and Arizona gave left-hander Avery Short, picked 362nd on the 12th round, $922,500. … [Read more...] about Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio
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6:05 p.m. Security guard at Caliva dispensary in San Jose tests positive: A security guard who worked at the Caliva cannabis store on 7th Street in San Jose tested positive for the virus this week after last working at the store on Friday, a spokesperson for the company said. The guard, who became infected through a family member, worked in a customer-facing role at some point last week while following public health guidelines. The store was professionally cleaned, the other members of the security crew were placed on a 14-day quarantine and all customers and employees were notified of the case. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: New report suggests virus began to spread in California in January
Last week, the New York Times revealed that 420,000 people fled the city in the first two months of the crisis, with richer neighborhoods emptying the most. The New York Post reported that bookings to the city’s largest moving company were up 11 percent in March. That is a traditionally slow period for moves, implying that people were bolting away from the pandemic’s epicenter. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.
— The Hill (@thehill) December 28, 2017Unfortunately, not a single Democrat voted for the tax bill in either house, no Democratic senator voted for the Cruz amendment, and no Democrat voted to confirm Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosDeVos says she'll ensure public schools send CARES Act funds to private schools Senators ask DeVos to adjust FAFSA form due to the coronavirus pandemic Don't abandon standardized testing in schools next year — rethink it MORE as U.S. Secretary of Education. This isn’t a partisan observation, just a statement of fact. … [Read more...] about Trump’s school choice victory is just the beginning
Meanwhile, in New York City — the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S. — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that “2,260 social distancing ambassadors and supervisors” will be deployed throughout the city to help monitor parks, beaches and other areas where overcrowding might happen and encourage people to maintain proper social distancing. … [Read more...] about ‘How this goes is up to all of us’: Parts of New York and other states reopen, but Cuomo urges caution