Montana officials are urging the judge to remove the limit on wolf killings

HELENE, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge said he will decide Tuesday whether to continue temporary restrictions he has placed on wolf hunting or restore quotas and hunting methods pending a court hearing over changes in the species and manner as the state estimates the size of the wolf population informing hunting quotas. Monday’s court … Read more

Marjorie C Kline | Southeast Iowa Union

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Marjorie C Kline Marjorie C Kline Washington Marjorie C. Kline, 76, of Washington, Iowa, died Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Halcyon House after a long illness of complications from Alzheimer’s. The family will be present at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to … Read more

Small businesses struggle to attract and retain workers

Stacey Tinsley, Bossier Press-Tribune Data released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission in late November shows that Louisiana has again set a new record low for its unemployment rate. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October 2022 is 3.3 percent, the lowest in series history, and is the fifth straight month that the state has set … Read more

Fishtopher, the viral sad cat from South Jersey, finds a new home

From Saddy to Villain, Jersey’s loveliest cat has a new home. Fishtopher, a 5-year-old medium-sized tabby cat with huge, endearing cheeks, went viral over Thanksgiving weekend for his endearing — and restrainedly depressing — adoption biography, which went viral on social media. On Sunday, Gloucester County’s Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center announced the cat was … Read more

Virginia Democrat Rep. Donald McEachin dies

WASHINGTON – Rep. A. Donald McEachin, a Democrat of Virginia, died Monday after a battle with colon cancer, his office said. “For years we have watched valiantly as he battles and triumphs over the side effects of his 2013 colon cancer,” said Tara Rountree, Mr McEachin’s chief of staff in an opinion shared on social … Read more

PAW PRINTS: The upcoming week in Ohio Athletics

Soccer 11/28/2022 11:04:00 am story links FOLLOW OHIO ATHLETICS: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram ATHENS, Ohio –It’s official MAC Championship Week! As football prepares to head to Detroit, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are back in action, while in volleyball, the first two rounds of … Read more

Hawaii volcano eruption spurs people to prepare – FOX13 News Memphis

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — (AP) — Waves of orange, glowing lava and smoky ash belched and spattered Monday from the world’s largest active volcano in its first eruption in 38 years, officials told people living on Hawaii’s Big Island , they should be prepared in the event of a worst-case scenario. Mauna Loa’s eruption didn’t immediately … Read more

Sharon Pappas receives the Georgia Hospital Association’s statewide Hospital Hero Award

The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) presented Emory Healthcare’s Chief Nurse Executive, Sharon Pappas, PhD, RN, FAAN, with the prestigious Hospital Hero Award for her outstanding contributions to healthcare, particularly in the field of nursing. Pappas was one of five people to receive the national award during a recent celebration this year. “Emory and the entire … Read more

Avalanches and other dangers when hiking in winter are becoming increasingly difficult to predict

When you head into the backcountry in winter, it’s predictability. But that one thing is getting harder and harder to get. “We have found over the last five years that (it) is much more difficult to get accurate longer-term forecasts because the weather models are based on historical data. And that data is increasingly inconclusive … Read more