• New study confirms cannabis legalization reduces violent crime
New study confirms cannabis legalization reduces violent crime

On Wednesday, Cynthia Nixon released a video stating that legalizing marijuana is one of her campaign issues as she runs for governor of NY. During the clip, Nixon noted that while Black and white people use marijuana at the same rates, people of color are 4.5 times more likely than their white counterparts to get arrested for the substan...

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  • Golfer Sheehan finishes two shots shy of first
Golfer Sheehan finishes two shots shy of first

After head-turning performances in two recent high profile track meets, the son of two former Olympians is generating buzz not just in local running circles, but nationally as well. "We have really good kids, and I enjoy coaching them". Senior Garrett Rabenhorst and freshmen Jake Kanzenbach and Brett Borchardt also have a chance to crack the vars...

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  • Traumatic brain injuries up risk of dementia
Traumatic brain injuries up risk of dementia

Lead author Jesse Fann , a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, stated: "What surprised us was that even a single mild TBI was associated with a significantly higher risk of dementia".

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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan announces retirement, won't run for re-election
House Speaker Paul Ryan announces retirement, won't run for re-election

Ryan announced his plans at a closed-door meeting of House Republicans Wednesday morning. Rep. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, for example, mounted a long-shot challenge to Pelosi after the 2016 elections. There have been rumors for some time that Ryan could retire. Both sought anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. On Wednesday, f...

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  • Backpage Founders Slapped With 93 Counts In Sex Trafficking Bust
Backpage Founders Slapped With 93 Counts In Sex Trafficking Bust

Although the indictment does not charge the defendants with sex trafficking crimes - sex trafficking, which involves the prostitution of children and forced prostitution of adults, is legally distinct from prostitution more generally - the official said the case was part of the government's larger efforts to combat trafficking.

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  • A rally for SC Justice Sereno
A rally for SC Justice Sereno

Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro on Tuesday was the first to interpellate Sereno over her Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth (SALNs). A member of the multi-sectoral group that held a picket in protest of the quo warranto case against Chief Justice-on-leave Ma. "I have no reason to consult them", Calida said.

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  • Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids Linked to Severe Bleeding in the US
Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids Linked to Severe Bleeding in the US

Synthetic cannabinoids are chemicals sprayed on plant matter and smoked or sold as liquids to be used in e-cigarettes. These packets typically consist of plant material coated by chemicals, which are supposed to mimic the effects of naturally grown marijuana .

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  • Butler School Board Votes On Instrument Program
Butler School Board Votes On Instrument Program

She said state statutes dictate the number of hours students must be in school and that TCU students have met all of those hours. "It's the same old thing", Lefebvre added, providing school board members with a report containing a long list of complaints against the coach.

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  • Webster Groves School Board gives go-ahead to early college program
Webster Groves School Board gives go-ahead to early college program

Councilor Jeff West said he would support the budget if the tax rate increase was reduced from the original budget's 0.86 percent to 0.75 percent. After balancing estimates for energy savings, state financial aid and a lease payment for the project, the annual average net benefits are projected at about $247,645, C&S officials have said.

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  • Why Buhari Deserves To Be Re-Elected In 2019 - APC
Why Buhari Deserves To Be Re-Elected In 2019 - APC

He has that right for re-election. " The leadership of APC Youths Renaissance has received the news of President Buhari's formal declaration of intention to seek re-election in next year's general election with great joy and excitement ".

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  • Local hockey community reacts to Humboldt Broncos fatal bus crash
Local hockey community reacts to Humboldt Broncos fatal bus crash

Canadians around the country and people across the world are paying tribute to victims of the deadly bus crash in Humboldt, Sask., and raising money for their families and those who are in hospital. "He didn't want to make any changes because they are such a great group of kids". "Even in his eventual passing, he will be a selfless hero", Boule...

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  • CWG 2018: India wins gold in men's table tennis after 12 years
CWG 2018: India wins gold in men's table tennis after 12 years

He would join Harmeet Desai to play the men's doubles rubber, with Abiodun and Olajide Omotayo tasked with keeping Nigerian hopes alive. With 11 Gold, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze so far, India are now third in the overall ranking (20). The team lost all three matches against England . "When we return to India we're going to be heroes, having won t...

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  • Japan sack Vahid Halilhodzic two months before World Cup
Japan sack Vahid Halilhodzic two months before World Cup

Japan will play Colombia in its opening group stage match in June. "We have asked Nishino to take this position as an emergency measure". Nishino guided Gamba Osaka to the J-League crown in 2005 and the AFC Champions League title in 2008, and appeared 12 times for his country as a midfielder in the late 1970s.

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  • Social media erupts after the New York Rangers fire coach Alain Vigneault
Social media erupts after the New York Rangers fire coach Alain Vigneault

Newyork Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault appears about against the Ottawa Senators throughout the 3rd period in game half this second round of this 20 17 Stanley Cup Play Offs at Madison Sq Garden. But with management committed to a full-fledged rebuild, they apparently believe the Blueshirts are better suited with someone new to lead a younger...

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  • IL severe bleeding outbreak linked to synthetic cannabinoids update
IL severe bleeding outbreak linked to synthetic cannabinoids update

Federal officials say synthetic cannabinoids were packaged in sealed containers and labeled with such names as 'Matrix, ' 'Blue Giant, ' and 'Crazy Monkey.' Testing of the products revealed brodifacoum, a toxic substance frequently used in rat poison.

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  • Dana White Says Conor McGregor 'Not Apologetic' For UFC 223 Bus Attack
Dana White Says Conor McGregor 'Not Apologetic' For UFC 223 Bus Attack

White , after telling reporters Wednesday that he believed "100 percent" that McGregor would fight in the UFC again this year, was outraged by the Thursday incident. What next for Conor McGregor? McGregor was released on $50,000 bond and co-defendant Cian Cowley on $25,000 bond. McGregor is not an American citizen and thus could be ...

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  • Overdose-Reversing Naloxone Is Getting Too Expensive For Some Cities
Overdose-Reversing Naloxone Is Getting Too Expensive For Some Cities

Most states also have laws created to protect health care professionals for prescribing and dispensing naloxone from civil and criminal liabilities, as well as Good Samaritan laws to protect people who administer naloxone or call for help during an opioid overdose emergency.

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  • TU baseball extends winning streak to a record 10
TU baseball extends winning streak to a record 10

Indian River's Abbi O'Shields scattered 10 hits, while her sister Savannah hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning for a 2-1 victory at Smyrna Friday afternoon. In game one, Chappelle scored off a throwing error by the left fielder in the second, before the Hawks tallied three in the fifth. "We knew Lexi is a handful anytime she's in the cir...

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  • Attorney General issues opioid advisory
Attorney General issues opioid advisory

It was the first general public health advisory issued by the Surgeon General since 2005, when an advisory about prenatal exposure to alcohol was issued. Naloxone kits are available over the counter in most states, without a prescription. Nebraska has one of the lowest rates of drug overdose deaths in the nation - in 2016, for example, the...

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  • Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56
Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56

Popular Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith breathed his last on Thursday morning. A popular face in the Malayalam film industry, Ajith was known for his villainous roles in the movie. Here is everything you should know about late actor Kollam Ajith . Kollam Ajith is survived by his wife Prameela and two Gayathri and Sreehari.

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