Smithsonian To Display Emmett Till Historical Marker

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will open “Reckoning with Remembrance: History, Injustice and the Murder of Emmett Till” as a monthlong display of the bullet-ridden sign that was placed by the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi in remembrance of…

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KSD Upgrading to NextGen CM/ECF Version 1.6 Labor Day Weekend

Version 1.6 of Appellate, District, and Bankruptcy NextGen Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) includes modified functionality related to uploading and viewing PDF documents. In some instances, PDFs that were previously allowed to be uploaded will no longer be allowed to…

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Attorney General Donovan Requests That Bankruptcy Court Order Paid-Time-Off Be Paid to Former Koffee Kup Employees

Contact: Charity Clark, Chief of Staff, 802-828-3171 MONTPELIER – Attorney General T.J. Donovan today filed a brief to appear in bankruptcy court in support of Koffee Kup Bakery. At issue is an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed by several creditors of…

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Strong backing for vaccine production for Africa

Today, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission and EIB President Werner Hoyer met Uğur Şahin, CEO and co-founder of BioNTech, at the Barenboim-Said-Akademie in Berlin to discuss…

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$79,767 Birthday Gift for New York State Man

Finds big win on the FAST PLAY Payday progressive jackpot game in Waldorf A lucky New York State man visiting family in Maryland for his birthday gets a huge birthday gift from the Maryland State Lottery. The 77-year-old man won…

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Temporary road closure in Aggieville 8/31/2021

North Manhattan Avenue will be closed from 6:00 AM – 11:30 AM on Tuesday, to allow for work on the east side of the parking garage in Aggieville. Access to the alley south of Moro St. will remain open.

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Senior Officer Brandon Harris Named the 2020 Virginia Boating Officer of the Year

Senior Officer Brandon Harris of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) has been named the 2020 Virginia Boating Officer of the Year. For the past 15 years, Brandon’s dedication to boating safety across Virginia has contributed significantly to the state’s overall…

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Virginia Conservation Police Notebook

July 28 – August 17, 2021 To increase awareness of Conservation Police Officers’ (CPOs, or previously called game wardens) activities, the “Virginia Conservation Police Notebook” provides an overview of activities encountered by our officers who protect natural resources and people…

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Ashcroft Uncovers Voter Fraud and Demands Prosecution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 26, 2021Contact: JoDonn Chaney, (573) 526-0949   Ashcroft Uncovers Voter Fraud and Demands Prosecution Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, today, released the findings from an investigation pertaining to individuals who allegedly voted more than…

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Retired Baltimore Teacher Wins $50,015 Bonus Match 5 Prize

The winnings from this retired Baltimore teacher’s Bonus Match 5 prize will benefit upcoming family celebrations. Big win will go toward upcoming family celebrations A retired high school teacher who plays Bonus Match 5 each week said two big family…

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Smithsonian Craft Show Goes Virtual Once Again in 2021

The 2021 Smithsonian Craft Show will be held virtually from Oct. 23 to Oct. 31. Originally scheduled in-person for October, the craft show will now be online due to health and safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The…

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Bulgaria: EIB invests €10 million in new space scaleup EnduroSat

Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the long-term lending institution of the European Union, and EnduroSat, a fast-growing Bulgarian company providing solutions for the global Space market, announced a venture debt financing agreement of up to €10 million. The financing…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

In September, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will celebrate five years as the nation’s largest cultural destination dedicated to exploring the African American story and its impact on history. After operating virtually for 10 years,…

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Smithsonian Names Two Additional Members of the National Museum of the American Latino Board of Trustees

The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents has named two additional members to the National Museum of the American Latino board of trustees. They are: José E. Feliciano, co-founder and managing partner of Clearlake Capital Group LP., a leading private investment firm…

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Interstellar Comets Like Borisov May Not Be All That Rare

Astronomers spotted something incredible in Earth’s backyard: a rogue comet from another star system in 2019. Named Borisov, the icy snowball traveled 110,000 miles per hour and marked the first and only interstellar comet ever detected by humans. But what…

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Smithsonian Names Members of the American Women’s History Museum Advisory Council

The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents has announced the advisory council members of the Institution’s new museum, the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum. The 25-member board is composed of 19 citizens, the Smithsonian Secretary, a member of the Board of Regents…

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Similar to Human Babies, This Bat Species Learns to Communicate Through Babbling and Vocal Imitation

Among the sac-winged bat family, Saccopteryx bilineata is the most communicative species. Their repertoire of elaborate songs and calls are part of their courtship strategy for mating. Given the complexity of their ‘language,’ these bats start their vocal learning process…

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Sharing the Love Helps Male Acorn Woodpeckers Father More Chicks

A new long-term study led by Sahas Barve, a Peter Buck Fellow at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, finds that male acorn woodpeckers breeding polygamously in duos or trios of males actually fathered more offspring than males breeding…

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