Could Central New York Schools Eliminate Snow Days?
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:16:05 GMT
It's a time-honored winter tradition--schoolchildren crossing their fingers and hoping for a snow day, which equals a day off from school. The phenomenon may soon be going the way of the dinosaur.
Film Review: Jason Momoa swims but 'Aquaman' sinks
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:09:25 GMT
Since Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger first dreamed him up in 1941, Aquaman's fate has largely been as the Rodney Dangerfield of DC Comics - a regular punchline for his not-so-potent powers. Sure, he can talk underwater and brandishes a big fork for weapon.
The Senate must defend democracy
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:02:18 GMT
As former members of the U.S. Senate, Democrats and Republicans, it is our shared view that we are entering a dangerous period, and we feel an obligation to speak up about serious challenges to the rule of law, the Constitution, our governing institutions and our national security.
'A Cowardly Act': Democrat Leads Bipartisan Push to Sneak...
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:01:30 GMT
"Were this legislation to pass, federal officials would have a new weapon at their disposal to chill and suppress speech that they found objectionable or politically unpopular," warned Kate Ruane, an attorney with the ACLU. "If the First Amendment means anything, it's that the government cannot suppress political expression it doesn't like."
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:50:44 GMT
After months of back-and-forth and missing their Sept. 30 re-authorization deadline, the U.S. House and Senate has finally come to an agreement on a nearly $900 billion 2018 Farm Bill.
Savory bunches of oats
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:35:50 GMT
If you are a person with texture issues - meaning, you do not generally enjoy mushy foods - then getting through a bowl of oatmeal presents a challenge.
Federal transportation grants aid projects in New York, Pennsylvania
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:21:58 GMT
The Trump administration Tuesday announced it is distributing more than a billion dollars in federal grant funding for transportation projects nationwide. Some of that money is coming to Pennsylvania and New York City.