Around the Region (06/13/17) – Modesto Bee

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MODESTO What: “Off the Beat 7” Hip Hop Dance Concert When: Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. Where: Modesto JC – East Campus, 435 College Ave. Info: The Off the Beat 7 “Mixtape” concert theme offers an eclectic playlist of music that has inspired the choreographers to showcase their style, vibe and groove moves. The mixtape playlist will feature music artists …

Illinois APME newspaper 2016 contest winners announced – Beloit Daily News

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Awards were given in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest Thursday in Springfield. Thirty-eight daily newspapers submitted 934 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories, features, editorials, columns and photos from 2016. A list of winners along with judge’s comments can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/Illinois-newspaper . The Associated Press is …

Dispatch•Argus•QCOnline staff are winners in Illinois newspaper contest – Quad-Cities Online

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Awards were given in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest Thursday in Springfield. Dispatch•Argus•QCOnline photographer Todd Mizener won second place in the Spot News Photo category with “Drawing Close.” The judges said he “captured a family tragedy with sensitivity.” Reporter Daniel Makarewicz  won third place in “Sports Breaking News” with “No Statement on RI Football Protest.” Thirty-eight …

Illinois APME newspaper 2016 contest winners announced – Miami Herald

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Awards were given in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest Thursday in Springfield. Thirty-eight daily newspapers submitted 934 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories, features, editorials, columns and photos from 2016. A list of winners along with judge’s comments can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/Illinois-newspaper . The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative …

Illinois APME newspaper 2016 contest winners announced – Charlotte Observer

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Awards were given in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest Thursday in Springfield. Thirty-eight daily newspapers submitted 934 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories, features, editorials, columns and photos from 2016. A list of winners along with judge’s comments can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/Illinois-newspaper . The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative …

Illinois APME newspaper 2016 contest winners announced – Sacramento Bee

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Awards were given in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2016 newspaper contest Thursday in Springfield. Thirty-eight daily newspapers submitted 934 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories, features, editorials, columns and photos from 2016. A list of winners along with judge’s comments can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/Illinois-newspaper . The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative …

Massachusetts medical pot dispensary selling marijuana pizza – KOMO News

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QUINCY, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary has created a culinary delight for patients who don’t want to smoke their pot or eat it in the form of sweets. Quincy-based Ermont Inc. has been selling cannabis-infused pizza for about three weeks to rave reviews. Director of Operations Seth Yaffe says the company has a whole range of marijuana …

World Music Fest 2017 – Anderson Valley

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by Steve Heilig, June 7, 2017 AVA: The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (SNWMF) relocated to Boonville in 2006, after operating in the Sierra foothills since 1994, making this the 12th year here. After some challenges with an extreme heatwave and then extreme fires in the first couple years, it’s been pretty much smooth sailing since, albeit with some adjustments …

Kingsbury woman named Minden bank manager – The Record-Courier

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Longtime Western Nevada banker Ursula Prebezac has been named manager of City National Bank’s Minden branch. Prebezac, a Kingsbury resident, takes over for Jeri Johnson who took a new position with City National in Minneapolis, Min. Prebezac has nearly 35 years of experience in the banking industry. In her new capacity, Prebezac will be responsible for all branch sales and …

Kingsbury woman named Minden bank manager | RecordCourier.com – The Record-Courier

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Longtime Western Nevada banker Ursula Prebezac has been named manager of City National Bank’s Minden branch. Prebezac, a Kingsbury resident, takes over for Jeri Johnson who took a new position with City National in Minneapolis, Min. Prebezac has nearly 35 years of experience in the banking industry. In her new capacity, Prebezac will be responsible for all branch sales and …

El Paso trucking company owner gets 24 years in marijuana smuggling case – El Paso Times

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CLOSE Do you know what to do if you see something bad happening? Here are some tips. Keri Hensley/USA TODAY NETWORK Wochit (Photo: Getty Images) An El Paso trucking company owner was sentenced to more than two decades in prison Friday in a marijuana smuggling operation. David Lopez, 56, was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison after he was …

California Today: To Fight Climate Change, Heal the Ground – New York Times

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May 31, 2017Mike McPhateCALIFORNIA TODAYGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)The climate change fight has focused largely on cutting emissions.But California is now considering another solution: dirt.Whereas an overabundance of carbon in the air has been disrupting our climate, plants are hungry for the stuff.The Central Valley’s farmlands essentially operate as a vast lung, breathing in …

Police report – Lonoke News

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By LEWIS DELAVAN / Staff writer Hot Springs Village Police Department made routine welfare checks and responded to alarms, as well as the following reports.May 17A vehicle bumped into a vehicle waiting on a third vehicle to turn from DeSoto Boulevard onto West Villena. Damage: $400 each.An Arias Way resident said two children, around ages 11 and 8, took two …

Big Sugar's Assault on the Everglades – InsideSources

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Some Americans are aware that the federal sugar program makes their food cost more. But few know this same program is causing environmental wreckage in Florida that their tax dollars will have to pay for. The sugar program, known to its many critics as the “sugar racket,” is a tangle of price supports, which increase the cost of sugar in …