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Alabama Community College System Hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

SOURCE: ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

1/2 ACCS Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development, Jeff Lynn, presents on Alabama’s first-in-the-nation statewide rollout of MSSC credentials. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 MSSC and ACCS leadership were active participants in the National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL. L to R: Paul Perkins, President and CEO, Amatrol, Inc., MSSC Leadership Council, Jimmy Hodges, Dean of…

SNAP Users Diet Quality

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Food Stamps users tend to eat less healthier items like sugary beverages and candy. Americans who use food stamps … tend to have *less* healthy diets than others. A new Tufts University study looked at the food choices of people participating in government food assistance program — known as *SNAP*(supplemental nutrition assistance program). It showed the diet quality of SNAP…

Brother of Parkland shooter creates anti-bullying campaign

Zachary Cruz, the brother of Nikalos Cruz, the Parkland, FL shooter who killed 17 students and staff in February, creates an anti-bullying organization for children to cope with bullying. “We can’t solve this with new rules or laws alone. We can’t solve this problem with more teachers or more staff. We can’t solve this problem by making it harder to…

Vince Vaughn Arrested for Dui

ACTOR VINCE VAUGHN ARRESTED IN CALIFORNIA FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

1/1Actor Vince Vaughn arrested in California for Driving Under the Influence. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested in California for driving under the influence early Sunday morning. Vaughn was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Hermosa Beach, near Los Angeles. Police say he was also charged with delaying or obstructing officers. A male passenger in…

Typical June Weather Week Ahead

RAIN/STORMS LIKELY EARLY WEEK, CHANCES STICK AROUND FOR FATHER'S DAY

We saw some showers and thunderstorms all weekend, a few on the strong side. That weather should continue for the early part of the work week as well. Highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s away from the rainfall, with lows every night in the 68-74 degree range. Showers and storms become a bit more sparse in…

Wines From Walmart

Distinctive Label Wines Coming to Walmart

Walmart is bringing a selection of private label wines to its store shelves. The giant retailer is launching the winemakers selection of ten “distinctive labels” made just for Walmart. The collection is sourced from what the company calls some of the best wine regions, including California, France and Italy. The wines retail for about $11 a bottle. It’s Walmart’s latest…

First Lady Melania Trump Makes Appearance After Surgery

First Lady Makes Appearance After Surgery

Yesterday, First Lady Melania Trump made her first public appearance after not being seen publicly for the past 24 days. In mid-May, the First Lady had surgery on her kidney and was in the Walter Reed National Military Hospital for several days following the surgery. She attended an event at the White House for military families, alongside President Trump. The…

AAA: Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days

DEADLY TEEN CRASHES JUMP 14%; SPEED AND NIGHTTIME DRIVING ARE MAJOR FACTORS

1/1AAA AAA Logo. (PRNewsFoto/AAA) Show Caption Hide Caption NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga. (May 30, 2018) – More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest…

Two Journalists Killed

Two Journalist Were Killed After a Tree Fell on Their Vehicle

A news anchor and photojournalist from South Carolina were tragically killed yesterday after a tree fell on their SUV while they were covering a storm in North Carolina. The accident happened in Polk County, North Carolina where officials say a large tree fell after rain saturated the ground beneath it. Mike Mccormick, was a native of Arkansas and a reporter…

Companies Flood Inboxes with Privacy Policy Updates

GDPR EMAILS: COMPANIES INFORM USERS ABOUT NEW DATA PROTECTION RULES

(CNN) – Companies are sending out mass e-mails about privacy policy changes. GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, goes into effect Friday. And businesses are scrambling to comply. The regulation puts limits on the way companies collect data from people within the European Union. Under GDPR, users have to consent to if and how their personal information is processed. Some…