(Paul Mirengoff) On Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers made Markelle Fultz the first pick in the NBA draft. Fultz played his high school ball at DeMatha, the long-time power house that came to national prominence under legendary coach Morgan Wooten more than 50 years ago with its victory over Lew Alcindor’s Power Memorial team. Show More Summary
The population growth is being driven by high birth rates in developing nations as well as higher life expectancy worldwide.
The Week in Weed for June 23, 2017. by Amber Cortes President Enrique Peña Nieto at a National Debate on Marijuana Use in Mexico City in April. ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES It’s high time medical marijuana was made legal throughout the land. Show More Summary
When aging infrastructure is revamped into public green space The U.S. is full of jaw-dropping parks, from expansive National Parks like the Grand Canyon to carefully cultivated botanical gardens like Portland’s Japanese Garden. ButShow More Summary
"[There's] a national movement to turn K-12 librarians into indispensable digital mavens who can help classroom teachers craft tech-savvy lesson plans, teach kids to think critically about online research, and remake libraries into lively, high-tech hubs of collaborative learning - while still helping kids get books."
High cholesterol is a national epidemic in America today. Nearly 73 million Americans have high amounts of “bad” cholesterol and only one in every three adults has their condition under control. Having high cholesterol puts you at risk...Show More Summary
Looking to have the time of your life? Today’s casting roundup has several opportunities to guarantee it! Play Baby or Johnny in the national nonunion tour of “Dirty Dancing,” soar high with “Marvel Universe Live!,” or join the roster...Show More Summary
Kylie Fasnacht collected all the hardware this weekend at High Point including the 2017 WMX National Championship #1 plate.
Via press release from the United Nations: The world population is now at least 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion last year, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe – the United Nations today reported. Show More Summary
In summer 2007, the Los Angeles County median home price hit an all-time high of $550,000. It soon plunged as the housing bubble burst and the national economy crashed. Now the median, the point where half the homes sold for more and half for less, has finally passed the heights of 10 years ago...
Police-reported anti-aboriginal hate incidents in Thunder Bay accounted for 29 per cent of all such hate crimes nationally in 2015 The post Thunder Bay MP unsurprised by city’s high hate crime rate appeared first on Macleans.ca.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – June 20, 2017 – Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Varsity All Stars list of top-producing volunteer high school chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength. Show More Summary
A high school valedictorian whose graduation speech was abruptly cut off got national media attention this week, but on Tuesday night he enjoyed a much bigger platform: Jimmy Kimmel Live! Before the late night host gave the student some key airtime via Skype on Tuesday’s episode, he played a clip showing the Penn senior class…
Dangerously high temperatures are predicted in many parts of the U.S. this week, especially in the Southwest. The National Weather Service is estimating temperatures might hit at least 120 degrees Fahrenheit in Arizona and Southern California. Show More Summary
Blake Baggett scores his second consecutive 450 overall at Round 4 of the 2017 Pro Motocross Series at High Point Raceway. 450 Ronnie Stewart scored National points again with an 18th. Photo by Brown Dog Wilson Blake Baggett left High...Show More Summary
Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Varsity All Stars list of top-producing volunteer high school chapters throughout the nation. This post Ducks Unlimited Recognizes Outstanding High School Chapters appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
There will be about a five-degree drop in temperatures throughout the Bay Area on Tuesday from highs on Monday that included 104 degrees in Livermore and 101 degrees in Los Gatos, said Matt Mehle, a meteorologist with the National Weather...Show More Summary
ROME(Reuters) - Riding high in opinion polls as national elections come into view, Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is trying to shed its populist image and reassure foreign capitals and financial markets that it can be trusted in office.
USC football went 10-3 last season culminating in a Rose Bowl victory over Penn State. The Trojans finished the season ranked No. 3 in the nation according to the Associated Press. No team in the country was riding as high as USC was...Show More Summary
Check out video highlights from the Red Bull High Point National, Round 4 of the 2017 Pro Motocross Series in Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania. High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania had a brand new track layout for Round 4 of the 2017 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Series. Show More Summary