UC Provost Says No To Standardized Testing For Admissions

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The University of California system has no plans to bring back standardized testing as part of its admissions requirements. “UC will continue to practice test-free admissions now and into the future,” UC Provost Michael Brown told to UC Board of Regents Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Times. In May of… Continue reading UC Provost Says No To Standardized Testing For Admissions

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Suburban Propane Donates $5,000 To Happy Hats For Kids In Hospitals

TORRANCE (CBSLA) — The non-profit group Happy Hats for Kids in Hospitals got a helping hand from Suburban Propane. Happy Hats decorates and donates superhero hats and gift packages for hospitalized children. Not only did Suburban Propane employees pitch in to help decorate hats, the company donated $5,000 to the non-profit. The collaboration is part… Continue reading Suburban Propane Donates $5,000 To Happy Hats For Kids In Hospitals

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Van Buren County Man Faces 15 Charges After Poached Bucks Found

DECATUR, Mich. (CBS Detroit) — The discovery of nine poached trophy bucks in a barn has led to 15 state wildlife charges against a Van Buren County man, authorities said. Justin Ernst, 33, of Decatur, was arraigned Nov. 9 in 7th District Court in Paw Paw and is scheduled to reappear in court on Dec.… Continue reading Van Buren County Man Faces 15 Charges After Poached Bucks Found

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No settlement for separated migrant families amid criticism

Migrants whose children were taken from them under former President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance border policy have not reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. government, a lawyer for the families said Thursday as he and other advocates pushed back at increasing criticism of a proposal to pay compensation to them. Attorney Lee Gelernt of the… Continue reading No settlement for separated migrant families amid criticism

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Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings

By MICHAEL TARM, SCOTT BAUER and AMY FORLITI KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S. Rittenhouse, 18, began to choke up, fell to the floor and… Continue reading Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings

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Booster shots now available for everyone in Massachusetts age 18 and older

All Massachusetts residents age 18 and older can now get a coronavirus booster shot, the Baker administration announced Thursday, jumping ahead of federal health authorities who have not yet given the green light for widespread booster use. The Bay State joins several others in opening up booster shots including New York, California, New Mexico, Maine,… Continue reading Booster shots now available for everyone in Massachusetts age 18 and older

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Jarred Vanderbilt makes the ‘game-winning plays’ for Timberwolves

San Antonio was closing the gap. Minnesota’s 22-3 run to open Thursday’s game was quickly dissipating. The Spurs were trailing by just seven late in the first half and threatening to cut further into the Timberwolves’ advantage before intermission. Spurs star guard Dejounte Murray ran a pick and roll that left him attacking the rim… Continue reading Jarred Vanderbilt makes the ‘game-winning plays’ for Timberwolves

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The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

Every Sunday, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions against the latest Las Vegas point spread, the way God intended … Packers at Vikings (+2½) The Packers announced they are selling 300,000 more shares of stock in the franchise, at a cool $300 each. They will make a great Christmas gift for the Cheesehead fan who has… Continue reading The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

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FBI investigating old NJ landfill for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains

DETROIT (AP) — The decades-long odyssey to find the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa apparently has turned to a former New Jersey landfill that sits below an elevated highway. The FBI obtained a search warrant to “conduct a site survey underneath the Pulaski Skyway,” said Mara Schneider, a spokeswoman for the Detroit field office. “On… Continue reading FBI investigating old NJ landfill for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains

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