The Dunk family is not happy with Reading Recovery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Some families in Kentucky say a reading program designed to help young students isn’t working. what you need to know Reading Recovery is an intervention for first graders who have difficulties with early reading and writing The Dunk family put 3 out of 5 children through the program Since 2004, the state … Read more

The Dunk family is not happy with Reading Recovery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Some families in Kentucky say a reading program designed to help young students isn’t working. what you need to know Reading Recovery is an intervention for first graders who have difficulties with early reading and writing The Dunk family put 3 out of 5 children through the program Since 2004, the state … Read more

Mixed reactions to CDC opioid guideline update in NC ^ North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — A Raleigh physician and activist working to raise awareness of opioid addiction have expressed mixed feelings about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidelines for opioid prescribing. dr Douglas Briggs, chief medical officer at Raleigh’s Neighborhealth Center, says additional flexibility for doctors could help patients, but the changes announced in … Read more

NC Band Hopes To Play Sugar Bowl ^ North Carolina

BURLINGTON, NC – Only one North Carolina high school band has been selected to perform at the Sugar Bowl this year. But an obstacle stands in their way. what you need to know Hugh Cummings High School is invited to perform at the Sugar Bowl The college football game will be held in New Orleans … Read more

The railway workers’ sick pay is still a problem, says the lawyer ^ North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — President Joe Biden signed a deal Friday to stave off a nationwide rail strike — but that doesn’t mean rail workers liked it. what you need to know Supporters and some union members in North Carolina were unhappy with the terms of the rail strike averting bill signed by the president on … Read more

What this Supreme Court case could mean for New York

It’s possible that Democrats in the New York state legislature will get another chance at a re-allocation. It all depends on whether Republicans prevail in a court case due to be heard in the US Supreme Court next week. The Supreme Court is to hear arguments Moore vs. Harper next Wednesday. The case comes from … Read more

New York Senator Tom O’Mara on one-party rule

Following Gov. Kathy Hochul’s narrower-than-expected victory earlier this month, some New York Republicans are analyzing the circumstances of the election and preparing for another session in the minority. One such Republican is State Senator Tom O’Mara of Big Flats, ranks on the Treasury and Investigative and Government Operations Committees. He was in Albany Wednesday for … Read more

Kentucky promotes over-the-counter colon exams

FRANKFORT, Kentucky – Kentucky will become the first state to allow pharmacists to sell over-the-counter colorectal cancer screening kits. The Kentucky Association of Health Plans awarded a $50,000 grant to the Kentucky Pharmacists Education and Research Foundation to expand access to screening. what you need to know The Kentucky Pharmacists Association received a $50,000 grant … Read more

Small businesses help DNR track CWD in Wisconsin deer | Wisconsin

WATERTOWN, Wisconsin — Data from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows that about 1 in 10 tissue samples from deer analyzed since April tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The DNR is still analyzing thousands of samples from the gunfish season, but 10% would be a record rate from CWD since the department began … Read more

Giving Tuesday helps support non-profit organizations ^ North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to supporting nonprofit organizations. According to the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, there are more than 40,000 nonprofit organizations across the state. However, since the pandemic, many nonprofits have seen lost revenue and job vacancies. what you need to know Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated … Read more