New Mexico musician linked to 2 rapes in Alabama ten years apart, others statewide years after his death

A former Albuquerque Philharmonic conductor and touring music competition judge has been identified as a suspect in the sexual assault of two women in Alabama decades ago and other violent assaults across the country. The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit said Thursday DNA and genealogy studies concluded that Elliott L. Higgins of Jemez Springs, New Mexico, … Read more

Governor Giuseppe Lumbago: Pie in Heaven

“I think I just saw a one-termer, so keep your powder dry” – Paul Laxalt That’s what former Nevada governor and then-US Senator Ronald Reagan advised after President Jimmy Carter’s first State of the Union address in 1977. Newbie Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo’s speech Monday night showed signs of an immediate repeat. The precedent is … Read more

T&F continues indoor season at Rutgers Open

story links PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania athletics programs are back in action this weekend, traveling to The Armory in New York City for the two-day Rutgers Open. RUTGERS OPEN Friday – Saturday 3rd-4th February | 10:00 a.m The Armory | New York, NY Events calendar | live results About … Read more

Alabama QB over Will Levis, SEC defense attorneys say

MOBILE, Ala. ― With the NFL Draft just under three months away, there have already been a lot of quarterback discussions. It’s not going to stop anytime soon. Should Alabama football quarterback Bryce Young be first off the board? Or should Will Levis from Kentucky be the first chosen signal caller? Maybe even Ohio State’s … Read more

Huntsville Hospital CEO sees Medicaid expanding again in Alabama

The head of Huntsville Hospital Systems, North Alabama’s largest healthcare provider, expects another attempt to expand Medicaid coverage in the legislature this year. And he has a question for business leaders who oppose it. “When I speak to business leaders who oppose Medicaid expansion, I ask, ‘Why would you want to pay for it instead … Read more

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Dennis L. Laraway as Chief Financial Officer – Cleveland Clinic Newsroom

Dennis Laway The Cleveland Clinic has announced that Dennis L. Laraway will join the healthcare system as Chief Financial Officer on March 13, 2023. Since 2017, Laraway has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Banner Health, a $12 billion healthcare system based in Phoenix. Banner Health is one of the nation’s … Read more

Researchers from Hawaii found fishing nets, plastic bags and traps in the stomach of a dead sperm whale

Rare whales can die after becoming entangled North Atlantic right whale ‘likely to die’ after becoming entangled, says NOAA 01:30 Researchers in Hawaii say they are “surprised and saddened” to find plastic objects and other marine debris in the stomach of a 60-ton sperm whale that washed up on a reef at a Kauai park. … Read more

This Birmingham, Alabama neighborhood showcases the work of three eminent black architects

Birmingham’s rich black architectural history Getty Images At first glance, Birmingham’s Civil Rights District may seem like any other historic neighborhood in the country. You’ll find tourists stopping to read markers detailing important events in the movement, locals strolling through Kelly Ingram Park on their lunch breaks, and schoolchildren lining up to visit museums for … Read more

dr DeRionne Pollard – Black History Month honoree

dr DeRionne Pollard, President of Nevada State College, is the first permanent Black woman president of the institution and of each institution within the Nevada System of Higher Education. Juanita Fain, Ph.D. -Special connection to President Keith E. Whitfield PH.D. UNLV (00:01) dr Pollard’s greatest quality is her authenticity. She’s just a very genuine person … Read more