Smithsonian Launches Season Seven of Sidedoor Podcast

The Smithsonian’s flagship podcast Sidedoor returns today, Oct. 6, for its seventh season. The season opens with an episode exploring the endangered Asian elephant population. As the risk of extinction stabilizes, host Lizzie Peabody talks with elephant researchers in India…

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NASA Announces Astronaut Changes for Upcoming Commercial Crew Missions

NASA has reassigned astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada to the agency’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station as part of the Commercial Crew Program.

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NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Launch Coverage Discussion

NASA and its mission partners will host a briefing at 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 8, for media interested in covering the James Webb Space Telescope launch.

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Westminster Couple Celebrate $102,632 FAST PLAY Win

Find last progressive jackpot on Chili Pepper Payout game What luck! A married Carroll County couple found the last progressive jackpot in the FAST PLAY Chili Pepper Payout game with a ticket bought last week. The wife of the winning…

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Emergency Dry Cleaning Run Takes Lucky Player from Rags to Riches

Upper Marlboro man claims $1 million prize on Powerball quick-pick ticket A lucky Prince George’s County man just won a $1,000,000 Powerball prize, thanks to a tattered fleece jacket that needed emergency cleaning. The lucky saga begins with the 51-year-old…

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EIB President Werner Hoyer underlines support for green and digital transformation in line with EU’s Economic and Investment Plan at the EU Western Balkans Summit

At the EU Western Balkans Summit held in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia, the President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Werner Hoyer, accompanied by EIB Vice-President Lilyana Pavlova, reiterated the EU bank’s support for EU integration in the region, sustainable…

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Spain: Anaconda Biomed to close venture debt operation of up to €10 million with the EIB to treat acute ischemic stroke (AIS)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has taken a further step forward in backing the Spanish and European biomedical sector. To this end, the EIB will provide Anaconda Biomed, a Barcelona-based medical device startup, with venture debt funding of up to…

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Slovenia: EIB to provide €30 million to SRDF for faster COVID-19 recovery of SMEs, mid-caps and municipalities

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank of the European Union, will provide €30 million to the Slovenian Regional Development Fund (SRDF) and contribute to the creation of a new credit line designed to accelerate the COVID-19 recovery of Slovenian…

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Aryan Circle Gang Leader Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison for Violent Crime in Aid of Racketeering

A Texas man was sentenced today to 87 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in directing subordinate Aryan Circle (AC) gang members to assault and inflict serious bodily injury on a victim.

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Justice Department Awards Over $33 Million in Grants to Advance Community Policing Efforts Across the Country

The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today announced over $33 million in funding to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement.

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Chicken Purchase leads Aberdeen Mechanic to $100,000 Lottery Prize

Angel Cornier of Harford County secretly celebrates his $100,000 top-prize Ravens X5 win. Scores big win with Ravens X5 scratch-off All that Angel Cornier and his girlfriend had in mind when they visited the Royal Farms store in Aberdeen over…

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