Rally in Brevard County to stop banning books in schools

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Brevard County groups rallied outside Melbourne High School on Saturday to stop the book ban. With them were more than a hundred books that were either banned or challenged across the country. Adam Treat is a teacher at Bayside High School in Palm Bay. He teaches Honors and AP classes and said … Read more

The Directors Series is based on the book by the author of FM | Hawk’s Eye – Burlington, Iowa

Terrence Gordon is a man of many talents – which draws him to Fort Madison. Born in England, he was educated and raised in a military family in South America. While on a plane, the captain gives him a pair of golden wings and shows him the cockpit. “…and I think my fate was more … Read more

Former Baylor star Deedee Richards shines with the WNBA Championship

Even when you’re living the dream as a professional athlete, the work can be tough. It wasn’t necessarily easy for DiDi Richards in her first two seasons as a WNBA player. The former Baylor defensive guard suffered injuries that limited her playing time and hindered her progress. “It’s tough. The last two years I’ve dealt … Read more

The “amazing” teen artist from Stony Brook brings a book’s dream to life

The cover of a new children’s book lists his illustrator as “The Amazing Ella Ignacio.” Some who know Ignacio, a 15-year-old from Stony Brook who loves to draw and make clay figurines, said it’s no exaggeration. So when Tracy Bloom needed an artist for her son’s book about a skunk overcoming bullying and bullying, the … Read more

College Football: Penn State lands a pair of WRs in the gate | sports

It may not have a receiving coach — officially, anyway — but Penn State is definitely hitting its targets at wide outside the transfer gate, all of a sudden. × This page requires javascript. JavaScript is required to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAm%9C6652JD27E6C=2? 5:? 8z6? E$E2E6DA665DE6C … Read more

Governor holds hearing on mental health ahead of state budget negotiations

RACINE – Gov. Tony Evers was in town Wednesday for a hearing with community leaders about programs in place to help those with mental health issues. The message from the community has been that the programs are there, but the needs are great and growing, and they could use additional funding to expand. Evers said … Read more