Pima County prepares for voting centers, awaits key technology | Government & Politics

Pima County’s election officials are readying to implement the first year of replacing precinct-based polling places with voting centers and electronic poll books ahead of August’s primary elections. The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the locations of 129 voting centers in a 4-1 vote Tuesday, which will replace the polling centers where in-person voters … Read more

A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment | local

Looking for a challenge? Enjoy live trivia 6:30 pm at the Litchfield Eagles Club, 389 CSAH 34. This live-hosted event features general trivia questions with one free answer posted weekly on Facebook. Winners can earn gift certificates and free beer. Call 320-693-9008 for more information. Bring your own project for an evening of crafting 5-11 … Read more

With Opera forms orchestra of Ukrainian musicians

The Metropolitan Opera is partnering with the Polish National Opera and the Ukrainian government to organize a tour of Ukrainian musicians throughout Europe and America this summer, the opera companies announced Monday. The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra will culminate its tour with Aug. 18 and 19 concerts at Lincoln Center and an Aug. 20 Finals at … Read more

Your Weekend Plans: April 21 – April 27, 2022 | entertainment

Thursday April 21st Bartlett High School – Middle School Large Group Choir 7p-8p Bear Paw Bar & Grill – Danger & Diva 7p-10p East High School – “Unmasked”, A Student Dance Showcase 6p-10p Faith Lutheran Church (Homer) – Zodiac Trio 7p-9 Flattop Pizza & Pool –Jukebox Karaoke Roadshow 8p-11p Garcia’s Cantina & Café (Eagle River) … Read more

Disney self-government in peril after Florida House vote | entertainment

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House of Representatives on Thursday gave final passage to a bill that would dissolve Walt Disney World’s private government, handing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis a victory in his feud with the entertainment giant over its opposition to a measure that critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay ” law. … Read more

Lawmakers seek review of U of M’s 2020 decision to cut sports

Lawmakers discuss U of M sports commission Despite a lack of authority over its athletic departments, state lawmakers are asking the University of Minnesota leadership to consider reinstating programs such as men’s gymnastics that have been cut in recent years due to lack of attendance during the pandemic. ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – University … Read more

The Iosco County Family Fun Fair returns with big plans | entertainment

OSCODA – After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, the Iosco County Family Fun Fair is returning to the Oscoda Area Schools for a day of fun and a showcase of all the community services available to the public. The event is sponsored by Oscoda Area Schools and the Oscoda Rotary Club. It will take place on … Read more

Talladega City Council approves creation of entertainment district | news

TALLADEGA — The Talladega City Council voted 4-0 Monday night to approve the creation of an entertainment district downtown, as required for the city’s ongoing Main Street Alabama application process. Councilman Trae Williams was absent, as was Mayor Timothy Ragland. The district includes the courthouse square and the businesses with alcohol licenses in that area, … Read more

Pa. House passes bill that would ban transgender women from women’s sports

The Daily Pennsylvanian is a student-run nonprofit. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site. “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” passed by Pennsylvania House of Representatives on April 12, 2022. Credit: Kylie Cooper The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would ban transgender women from competing in women’s … Read more