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Student protesters urge state to change Dixie State University’s name

Student protesters urge state to change Dixie State University’s name

State Senate leaders in Utah say a bill to rename Dixie State University will get a debate this session, after a group of students rallied at the Capitol in favor of removing “Dixie” from the school’s name. About 50 students made the 300-mile bus trip from St. George, in the southwestern corner of the state,…MORE

This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week

This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week

Throughout Watkins Memorial High School there is a hum — of teachers teaching, of students learning. Between lessons, the noise increases as teenagers switch classrooms — voices raised, laughter and hundreds of pairs of sneakers in hallways. For millions of families in the United States, this is a reminder of how things were a year…MORE

California allocates $1.4 million to track and stop attacks against Asian Americans

California allocates $1.4 million to track and stop attacks against Asian Americans

Lawmakers in California this week allocated $1.4 million in state funds to help Asian Americans report hate incidents after a string of recent violent attacks in the state. “The rise in hate incidents against Asian Americans during the pandemic is alarming. But, we can’t solve a problem without knowing how big it is,” said Assemblymember…MORE

Antony Blinken Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Personal Birth date: April 16, 1962 Birth place: Yonkers, New York Birth name: Antony John Blinken Father: Donald Blinken, investment banker and US ambassador to Hungary Mother: Judith (Frehm) Pisar, UNESCO Special Envoy for Cultural Diplomacy Marriages: Evan Ryan Children: Two…MORE

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