Washington prepares for more patients seeking abortion

An image of protests concerning Roe v. Wade outside of Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (AP)

SEATTLE — While the nation waits for the Supreme Court’s opinion on a blockbuster abortion case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood of Washington is getting ready for an increase in out-of-state patients seeking an abortion. “We are already seeing patients from Texas, from Oklahoma. I saw a patient a couple of weeks … Read more

Newport Beach eyes launch of adaptive sailing program

The program would accommodate a range of disabilities including people in wheelchairs or with no grip strength (Courtesy Newport Beach)

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Since the early days of Marina Park, Newport Beach has looked for ways to maximize its glittering access point to the waves. Seven years later, it’s still looking. Finally, it’s on the precipice of adding another offering to its already burgeoning list of programs. Racquel Valdez, recreation manager at Marina Park, … Read more

State funding to help USF nursing college expand

State funding to help USF nursing college expand

TAMPA, Fla. — The University of South Florida College of Nursing is looking to increase its number of graduates by 200% in 2028 — all thanks to nearly $40 million allocated for the school in the state budget. What You Need To Know USF says nearly $40 million in the recently approved state budget will … Read more

Analog City exhibition showcases life before digital age

Analog City exhibition showcases life before digital age

Typing on a typewriter, dialing a rotary phone and opening a card catalog at the library: all of these are sounds from the past, though maybe not that far in the past for some New Yorkers. Still, these are all examples of tools and technology from the analog age, which lasted roughly between the 1870s … Read more

Pilot declared power loss prior to plane crash in Hemet

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CNS) — A student pilot fatally injured in a fiery airplane crash in Hemet declared that his engine had quit just prior to the accident, leading to an attempted emergency landing that resulted in the single-engine plane bounding over a road and plowing into a retaining wall, according to a federal report released … Read more

YMCA seeing record number of campers, need more counselors

YMCA seeing record number of campers, need more counselors

EAGLE, Wis. — Summer camp is underway for many kids across Wisconsin. But a local YMCA branch is still in need of more counselors. A record number of kids signed up for camps at the YMCA. They are looking for more counselors this summer to help fill open positions to be able to serve more … Read more

Camping continues its momentum in 2022

Camping continues its momentum in 2022

TOWN OF GREEN BAY, Wis. — Marian and Craig Hancock have spent the last 40 years spending weekends in the woods. These days they get a lot of practice. What You Need To Know Camping has seen in increase in popularity through the pandemic Occupancy rates at one Green Bay campground have increased from 32% … Read more

Bonnaroo ready for campers to hit the Farm

Bonnaroo ready for campers to hit the Farm

Attendance figures are anticipated to be down significantly from the nearly 80,000 people that typically attend the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, each summer, but even if only half that number show up this week as some online sites predict, it still will be a lot of people. Brad Parker, C3 Presents … Read more

Critics Choice Real TV Awards take place Sunday

Michelle Visage, from left, RuPaul Charles, Gottmik, and Symone pose for a photo with the award for outstanding competition program for "RuPaul's Drag Race" at the 73rd Emmy Awards at the JW Marriott on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — “Top Chef” will carry a leading five nominations into Sunday evening’s presentation of the fourth annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, honoring unscripted programming from the past year. The Bravo program is nominated for best competition series, along with “Chopped,” “Making It,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “The Amazing Race” and “The Great … Read more