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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Rory Nelson has his boat ready, but he’s closer to the freeway then he is where he guides on Lake Minnetonka. The lake that is a tradition-rich fishery is occupied by boats and watercraft, turning it into a fisherman’s nightmare. “It would be a guide’s paradise if it wasn’t so busy on the lake. When you’re putting other people’s lives in your hands and you have to take care of them in a boat, and there are...
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermonters have been invited to participate in three online presentations this month on an action plan to improve waterways and reduce phosphorus pollution in the Lake Champlain watershed from Ferrisburg to Swanton. The Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting the meetings on the plan for the area that includes the Lake Champlain Islands, Malletts and St. Albans bays and Burlington and Shelburne. The department says the plans were developed in collaboration with members of local communities,...
    Lake Elmo has pushed a $7 million school bus terminal out of the city — in a dispute over how it’s connected to the city’s sewer system. Stillwater School District 834 moved its buses off of the 11-acre lot in Lake Elmo, and plans to move into a facility in Oak Park Heights. The district will pay $40,000 rent per month for the facility, according to the contract approved by the School Board. The facility is across Stagecoach Road from...
    (CNN)The governor of Utah has declared a state of emergency in response to protests in Salt Lake City.The protests began hours after the Salt Lake County District Attorney announced that the fatal police shooting of Bernardo Palacios Carbajal in May was justified.Protesters gathered outside the district attorneys office and caused damage to the building Thursday evening, police said.Police said earlier that a group of protesters were marching on 500 S., disrupting traffic in the downtown area.The Salt Lake City Police...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Several student athletes tested positive for COVID-19, shutting down three sports camps at Lake Zurich High School. School officials would not say exactly how many student athletes tested positive for the coronavirus, but sports camps have been shut down for the rest of the week while the health department continues to investigate those cases. Summer athletic camps started Monday, but after the first day of camp, a number of families notified District 95 that their students on the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With many official events canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, people still got out in the hot weather to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. At Lake Minnetonka, that meant some disagreement over what it means to respect the American flag. Kenny Smith took a knee in front of three red, white and blue Jeeps flying flags, which upset the Jeep’s owner, John Moss. Smith says he knelt to show solidarity with people who have died at...
    Craig Leiser, of the Stillwater Sunrise Rotary Club, has received The Rotary Foundation’s highest award. The foundation’s Distinguished Service Award is an internationally competitive award granted annually to 50 Rotarians who have exhibited exceptional active service to The Rotary Foundation. Leiser has been a champion of The Rotary Foundation since he joined Rotary in 2003. He has served in many roles including District Governor, District Rotary Foundation Chair and, most recently, District International Service Chair. Leiser was endorsed by Sarah...
    Forest Lake Area School District officials have issued a public apology for a case involving students in blackface in 2016. The apology was issued Saturday after photos were posted on Facebook showing a number of then-senior girls at Forest Lake Area High School at a Homecoming powder-puff football game with their faces painted black. “Regardless of the intent, the impact of their choice and the appearance of it as blackface was inappropriate and offensive,” school officials said in a statement....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A fourth reopening option has been added for students of the North Hills School District. According to the superintended, a “blended” option will allow for both online and in-person learning, based on the student’s grade level. The North Hills School District Board of Education will vote on a final plan for the upcoming school year on August 6.
    LAKE FOREST (CBSLA) — A Lake Forest hotel was evacuated Tuesday night after authorities said a hazardous material was found in one of the rooms. The Orange County Fire Authority responded to the three-story Staybridge Suites Irvine East/Lake Forest hotel, 2 Orchard Road, at about 9 p.m. It was not immediately clear what the substance was or how many people were staying in the hotel.
    Officials in Orange County, Calif., are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to intervene in the case of a “dangerous” sex offender who was released from a state mental hospital after more than 20 years when the hospital allowed his hold expire on Saturday, reports said. Cary Jay Smith, 59, of Costa Mesa, Calif. has been living in state hospitals since 1999 when his then-wife gave authorities a note he wrote about sexual acts he wanted to commit against a 7-year-old boy...
    Former White House Physician Dr. Ronny Jackson is one step closer to returning to Washington, DC, after winning the primary runoff election in the 13th congressional district in Texas on Tuesday. Dr. Ronny Jackson defeated Josh Winegarner, 56 percent to 44 percent, News Channel 10 reported, calling the race with 90 percent of precincts reporting. “I’m excited to move on to the next phase of this race,” Jackson told Breitbart News. “I’m going to be laser focused on defeating the...
    ALBANY, New York -- A Democratic primary for a congressional seat opening up in New York Citys northern suburbs has been won by Mondaire Jones, an attorney who had the backing of the partys left wing.Jones defeated a raft of other candidates in New Yorks 17th Congressional District, currently represented by Rep. Nita Lowey. Lowey is retiring after more than 30 years in Congress. The heavily Democratic district represents parts of Westchester County and all of Rockland County.Voting in New...
    LAKE ZURICH, Ill. (WLS) -- Thirty-six cases of COVID-19 have been identified in a group of Lake Zurich High School Students who were part of athletic camps last week.The cases have been tied to social events before the camps even started, and the positive test results among young people are part of an overall trend Lake County, Illinois, health officials have seen in the last month.RELATED: Lake County warns of rising COVID-19 cases in young peopleEMBED More News Videos Lake...
    LAKE ZURICH, Ill. -- Thirty-six cases of COVID-19 have been identified in a group of Lake Zurich High School Students who were part of athletic camps last week.The cases have been tied to social events before the camps even started, and the positive test results among young people are part of an overall trend Lake County, Illinois, health officials have seen in the last month.RELATED: Lake County warns of rising COVID-19 cases in young peopleEMBED More News Videos Lake County...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas GOP Rep. Pete Sessions, who spent more than 20 years in Congress, wins primary runoff in new district. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Former White House physician Ronny Jackson is likely a deep-red Texas congressional districts next representative after winning the Republican nomination. Jackson beat longtime Republican staffer Josh Winegarner with 56% of the vote and 66,000 votes counted in their primary run-off for Texas 13th congressional district. The district covers Texas panhandle and part of the states north. Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry, the top GOP lawmaker on the House Armed Services Committee, has been the incumbent since 1995. He announced last September...
    LAKE ZURICH, Ill. -- Thirty-six cases of COVID-19 have been identified in a group of Lake Zurich High School Students who were part of athletic camps last week.The cases have been tied to social events before the camps even started, and the positive test results among young people are part of an overall trend Lake County, Illinois, health officials have seen in the last month.RELATED: Lake County warns of rising COVID-19 cases in young peopleEMBED More News Videos Lake County...
    (CBS DETROIT) – A coronavirus outbreak is being traced back to a torch lake party over the Fourth of July weekend. Anyone who attended the sandbar party is being asked to self quarantine and monitor themselves. This comes after several attendees tested positive for Covid-19. Antrim County Health Officials say they went public with the health alert, because those who tested positive couldn’t name all of the people who they came in contact with. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — School resumes Sept. 8th in Cherry Hill, whether it’s in an actual classroom or a virtual one. On Tuesday, the school district released its reopening plan for the fall. As school districts across the nation prepare to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year, cleaning, testing and procedure changes are top priorities. That includes Cherry Hill Public Schools. On Tuesday night, district leaders unveiled their proposed plan. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! “Our...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – With 56% of precincts reporting, Candace Valenzuela leads Kim Olson in the Democratic Primary runoff for the U.S. Rep. District 24 seat 56% to 44%. District 24 covers northeast Tarrant, northwest Dallas and southeast Denton County. Republican Representative Kenny Marchant is retiring. Candace Valenzuela was elected to the Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD as a board member in 2017. Kim Olson was in the U.S. Air Force from 1979-2005. She retired from USAF as a colonel. She...
    CONCORD, Calif. (KGO) -- The massive Mt Diablo Unified School District with 31,000 students from Clayton to Concord to Pacheco will be opening schools for the fall without opening school buildings. Starting Aug. 13, students will resume classes via distance learning only.More and more Bay Area School Districts are adopting a distance learning model as the state grapples with an increase in novel coronavirus cases. Some parents are relieved, others are exasperated.RELATED: Expect face masks, social distancing, possible hybrid learning...
    SAN RAMON (KPIX) – Schools across the Bay Area are facing tough decisions about how to offer classes during the pandemic and one of the most contested was in the San Ramon area. Tuesday was decision day for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. School officials had to decide what going back to school was going to look like. “This is one of the toughest decisions we will ever have to deal with,” said board member Rachel Hurd...
    Republican Congressman Steve Watkins has been charged with voter fraud relating to the November 2019 election, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Tuesday. Watkins, who represents Kansas 2nd district, now faces three felony charges and a misdemeanor.  Kagay, a Republican, announced Watkins has been charged with interference with law enforcement by providing false information, voting without being qualified and unlawful advance voting, all of which are felonies. Hes also been charged with the misdemeanor of failing to notify the DMV...
    THE family of Naya Rivera, the Glee star who drowned in a tragic boating accident, has paid tribute to the 33-year-old, describing her as a beautiful legend. Heaven gained our sassy angel, the statement read. While we grieve the loss of our beautiful legend, we are blessed to honor her everlasting legacy and magnetic spirit. Naya was an amazing talent, but was an even greater person, mother, daughter and sister. 14 Naya went missing on a lake on July 8,...