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Group of Maine students protest after the district told teachers and staff not to display support for ‘Black Lives Matter’

Group of Maine students protest after the district told teachers and staff not to display support for ‘Black Lives Matter’

A superintendent in Maine apologized Tuesday after receiving backlash from students for a memo telling staff to not display any “controversial” phrases including “Black Lives Matter” ahead of the election. Scarborough Public Schools District officials sent an email to staff on Monday reminding them not to wear clothing or display items with political or controversial…MORE

Last-minute drama as Real Madrid avoids yet another defeat in the Champions League

Last-minute drama as Real Madrid avoids yet another defeat in the Champions League

A last-minute goal from Casemiro completed a stunning comeback from Real Madrid on Tuesday that earned the Spanish giants its first point of the new Champions League campaign. Madrid had been trailing German outfit Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 until the 87th minute before the visitors mounted a late surge to avoid humiliation and a fourth consecutive…MORE

Edwards rejects bill to give lawmakers more emergency power

Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed the centerpiece bill of Louisiana’s just-ended special session. The measure sought to give lawmakers more authority in a governor’s emergency decisions, including the ability to jettison individual coronavirus restrictions. The Democratic governor’s decision Tuesday was expected. But Edwards’ official announcement that he had rejected the bill was confirmation that…MORE

Sprint star Christian Coleman banned for 2 years over missed drug test

Sprint star Christian Coleman banned for 2 years over missed drug test

Reigning world 100-meter champion Christian Coleman is set to miss the Tokyo Olympics after being banned for two years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The independent body, which combats doping, had provisionally suspended the 24-year-old in June for a “whereabouts failure” and upheld its decision on Tuesday. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) “whereabouts” system…MORE

Mandatory, voluntary evacuation orders ahead of Zeta

Some evacuation orders are being ordered ahead of Zeta. Orleans Parish: Voluntary evacuation for areas outside levees that include Venetian Isles, Lake Catherine and Irish Bayou starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Jefferson Parish:Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a mandatory evacuation for the town of…MORE

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