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Washington Post Reprimands Business Editor Over Tweet Criticizing Column About NFL’s Ben Roethlisberger

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Business editor Lori Montgomery tweeted last week that a SF Gate column, which referenced allegations that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had raped women and exhibited bad behavior, was “easily disproven” and “completely FoS.”

PODCAST: Discussing the aftermath of Urban Meyer’s firing, potential HC candidates for Jags

Saturday, December 25th, 2021

The firing of Urban Meyer was only the beginning of a wild stretch of days for the Jags. In the latest episode of "Bleav in the Jags" we discussed the aftermath and looked ahead for replacements for Meyer.

Kentucky man raises thousands, delivers toys to storm victims for Christmas

Friday, December 24th, 2021

After that, he put a call out on social media, he said. His goal was to help 20 to 30 kids who were at storm shelters for the holidays. "I reached out to my social media, friends and family and said, 'This is what I'm doing.

Two men injured in shootings in Baltimore Thanksgiving Day; one shot by a family member, police say

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

First, just past 5 a.m. police responded to an alert from gunfire detection system ShotSpotter in West Baltimore’s Poppleton neighborhood. In the 1000 block of W. Lexington St., near Francis M. Wood High School and the Poe Homes complex, officers found a man who’d been shot in his left leg.

Packers Release Statement on ‘Terrible, Senseless Act’ at Waukesha Christmas Parade

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

The Green Bay Packers offered their condolences and support to the people of Waukesha County in Wisconsin after an SUV drove through a Christmas parade and caused multiple fatalities Sunday. The Packers' statement read: "Our thoughts are with the community of Waukesha this evening and those affected by the terrible, senseless act that took place at the holiday parade. We are grateful for the first responders and others who assisted the injured and comforted those in need.

Dev Deepawali: How PM’s constituency Varanasi celebrated with diyas, fireworks

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

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Higgins talks Canada’s changes to border restrictions

Friday, November 19th, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Congressman Brian Higgins is speaking out on changes Canada is making to its border restrictions. Starting November 30 fully vaccinated Canadian citizens can re-enter their country without showing a negative COVID-19 test so long as their trip lasts less than three days. Higgins said while this is progress, he hopes the rule would apply to Americans as well.

Need good vibes? Check out this Rainey Street mural devoted to kindness

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Austin has a new mural devoted to the concept of kindness — you can now see it at the Container Bar on 90 Rainey Street. It reads: “Share the Love. Veterans and their families have been working for several days with artist Tara Johnson on a mural to honor Pat Tillman’s life and foundation.

Business owner impacted by alleged DUI crash involving former Pittsburgh Steeler

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 first introduced viewers to Edgar Alvarez during Hispanic Heritage Month. His business in the Strip District has thrived for bringing the best tacos to Pittsburgh, but now he said his business is suffering because police say former Pittsburgh Steelers player Louie Lipps crashed into a food trailer while driving under the influence. Edgar Alvarez, the owner of Edgar's Best Tacos, said he's in shock that his food truck is smashed, forcing him to cancel upcoming events.

Jaguars’ Dawaune Smoot unexpectedly delivers his baby girl in his Jacksonville home

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Dawaune “D.J.” Smoot may need to consider switching positions to receiver. Smoot, 26, and his pregnant wife, Aumari Shatwan, were headed to the hospital at 4 a.m. Tuesday when she fell to her knees before making it out the door of their Jacksonville, Florida, home, WJAX-TV reported.