Striking  West  Virginia  teachers  won  swift  and  decisive  triumph;  Oakland  next?

Striking West Virginia teachers won swift and decisive triumph; Oakland next?

March 30, 2019

2019 has seen a string of bold and successful teachers’ strikes that built on last years’ #RedForEd strikes: the new wave of strikes goes beyond paychecks and funding, though, and takes aim at charter schools as a system for the stealth privatization of public education. The issue, long considered too complex and contentious for teachers’…

Denver-area schools closing, flights canceled ahead of Wednesday’s blizzard in Colorado – The Denver Channel

March 30, 2019

DENVER – Colorado schools, government agencies and travel hubs are preparing for closures and delays Wednesday with a “bomb cyclone” blizzard expected to move through the state, bringing what the National Weather Service calls “life threatening” conditions if people or animals are caught out in the snow and gusting winds. MORE: School closings and delays…

Hundreds of Kentucky teachers call in sick to descend on Capitol for pension bill strike

Hundreds of Kentucky teachers call in sick to descend on Capitol for pension bill strike

March 30, 2019

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Cheyenne  airport,  schools  close  for  winter  storm  as  others  brace  for  effect –  Wyoming  Tribune

Cheyenne airport, schools close for winter storm as others brace for effect – Wyoming Tribune

March 30, 2019

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Regional Airport, alongside both Laramie County school districts and the city, is closed today for what could be the region’s largest winter storm in decades. Daily flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Cheyenne are canceled, and airport staff recommend customers contact American Airlines as soon as possible to reschedule flights…

Severe  weather condition,  House  Dems  subpoena  Trump  associates:  5  things  you  requirement  to  understand  Monday

Severe weather condition, House Dems subpoena Trump associates: 5 things you requirement to understand Monday

March 30, 2019

Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:56 a.m. ET March 4, 2019 | Updated 9:23 a.m. ET March 4, 2019 CLOSE A major winter storm has already hit parts of the country as others brace for rain and ice. USA TODAY A wave of harsh weather rolls across the nation A series of recent, massive storms that conspired…

Everything you requirement to know about the ‘bomb cyclone’ – The Denver Channel

March 30, 2019

DENVER — The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as blowing and/or falling snow with winds of at least 35 mph, reducing visibility to a quarter of a mile or less for at least three hours. Wednesday’s storm is expected to meet and exceed that definition, and the agency has issued a blizzard warning for…

What  every  2020  presidential  prospect  has  said  about  vaccines

What every 2020 presidential prospect has said about vaccines

March 28, 2019

As a result of more parents forgoing vaccines for their children, the highly contagious measles virus made a comeback in 2018, with 200 confirmed cases around the country. Experts say that pervasive internet misinformation around vaccine safety has led to “hot pockets” of areas where kids are growing up unvaccinated. Healthcare, including big public health…

A  bomb  cyclone  has actually  impacted  25  US  states,  causing  flooding,  white-out  conditions,  and  power  outages —  here’s  what  that  is

A bomb cyclone has actually impacted 25 US states, causing flooding, white-out conditions, and power outages — here’s what that is

March 28, 2019

Colorado Governor Jared Polis declared a state of emergency yesterday due to a giant winter storm that struck the state. Meteorologists have labeled the storm a “bomb cyclone.” The bad weather has since started moving east across the central US, with blizzard conditions and hurricane-force winds wreaking havoc across the Rockies. Colorado National Guard troops…

Cops:  Mommy  told  details  of  kid’s  death  to  fellow  inmate

Cops: Mommy told details of kid’s death to fellow inmate

March 28, 2019

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman charged in the death of her 7-year-old son told a fellow inmate that the boy died in July, months before his body was discovered encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit, according to court records unsealed Tuesday. Authorities have released few details about the death of Caden McWilliams…

Stories  of  loss  and  stress and anxiety  emerge  in  Colorado’s  oil  dispute

Stories of loss and stress and anxiety emerge in Colorado’s oil dispute

March 28, 2019

DENVER – Colorado’s long-running battle over oil and gas drilling in suburban neighbourhoods has erupted again, and this time the stakes are deeply personal. As state lawmakers debate whether to clamp stronger health and safety regulations on the industry, stories of loss and anxiety are emerging on both sides. “Nobody should ever have to experience…