Illinois officials warn of online scams during the holiday season < Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (WGEM) – The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology is warning people to avoid scams when shopping online in the coming weeks. Online shopping has grown significantly in popularity since 2020, and DOIT officials said Wednesday that increased online traffic is making it much easier for cybercriminals to fool shoppers. The National Cyber ​​Security … Read more

Utah lawmakers are addressing school phone bans and social media restrictions for teens ‘ Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Members of the Utah State Legislature are considering legislation that would ban the use of cellphones in classrooms and potentially limit their access to social media platforms. The bills are being drafted in response to published research on the impact of social media and increased screen time on children’s mental health, … Read more

Michigan Receives $5M for Conservation Projects; Seven in UP

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation recently announced the recipients of the first America the Beautiful Challenge, a $1 billion grant program that launched in May to fund various landscape-level conservation projects. Michigan has been awarded $5 million administered by the state Department of Natural Resources. “Michigan’s natural resources are among the best in the … Read more

Minnesota’s new law strengthens economic protections for living organ donors > Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — A new law in Minnesota prohibits life, disability and long-term care insurance providers from charging higher premiums or refusing to insure living organ or bone marrow donors based on their donor status. It’s a move that supporters of the measure say will end unnecessary discrimination by insurance companies and open the door for … Read more

Razorbacks face a Missouri team that has shown signs of life this year ” Missouri

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Unless you’re playing for a championship, bowl games are the equivalent of a spring game with fans. But getting what Arkansas coach Sam Pittman called “spring training” earlier this week to rate younger players is about all they have. Arkansas Razorbacks coach Sam Pittman during the second quarter against the Ole Miss … Read more

Football practice report: November 23 > Oregon

Venue: Outdoor exercise fieldsformat: Full pads A physical defense that makes scoring difficult and an offense that relies on running the ball — yes, the basic formula sounds similar for the Ducks as they prepare for their regular-season finale. A week after meeting Utah — which is second in the Pac-12 in both quick attempts … Read more

ESI Alaska releases new guide to maintaining and preparing gear for Alaskan winters ” Alaska

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA, UNITED STATES, Nov. 23, 2022 / — As anyone who lives or works in Alaska knows, life near the Arctic Circle moves fast. And if contractors don’t maintain their equipment, they could find themselves in costly trouble when winter comes after Alaska’s short-lived fall. Fall may be the best time to start servicing … Read more

Incumbent Doug La Follette (D) elected to 12th term as Wisconsin Secretary of State – Ballotpedia News | Wisconsin

Incumbent Doug La Follette (D) defeated Amy Loudenbeck (R), Neil Harmon (L) and Sharyl McFarland (G) in the Wisconsin Secretary of State election on November 8, 2022. The results of the county election were released by the Wisconsin Elections Commission on November 21 showed that La Follette had received 7,442 votes more than Loudenbeck, a … Read more

Cranberry Moore in Plymouth County > Massachusetts

Cranberries have a long history of growing in temperate climates throughout the central to eastern United States and from southern Canada to the Appalachian Mountains. Cultivation of this tart berry—Vaccinium macrocarpon– first appeared on Cape Cod in Massachusetts in the early 19th century. Today, statewide cranberry production covers about 35 square miles and provides about … Read more