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One act of kindness snowballs into relay of community support for Omaha South – Omaha World-Herald

“I wish that I had thought of it earlier,” Fey said. “Tripp has put in a lot of time and money building a track team at South.”

Cross-country coach Derek Fey knew this project was a great way to help Omaha South’s team and coach, John Tripp, who was a track teammate of Fey’s at Dana College.

“It’s good for the girls to see slightly older girls thinking about their community, and it’s empowering them to also give back,” Tripp said.


Forgotten Watson? Clemson’s QB Lost in Jackson Hype – ABC News

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Watson is rounding into form for the most important time of the year. “He has led us to four wins, critical drives, critical wins,” Swinney said. “We’re going to need him to play a great game Saturday.”

OFFENSE VS. DEFENSE: True test between the proverbial unstoppable force in Louisville against immovable object in Clemson. Cardinals attack ranks first nationally in overall offense and scoring offense, third in rushing and 10th in passing. Tigers stand third in overall defense and passing defense, fifth in scoring defense and 15th in rushing defense.

“Everyone loves talking about Lamar (Jackson) and Deshaun’s kind of been in the background,” Boulware said. “But I’m like, ‘Hey, we’ve got a pretty good quarterback here, too.'”

Watson was considered college football’s best, the reigning ACC player of the year and the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy this season when the year began. But Watson has largely been left in the dust by Jackson’s amazing start.


Minnesota voter turnout high for several reasons – INFORUM

The governor’s office often switches hands, too, with Ventura, an independent, handing the baton off to Republican Tim Pawlenty who handed it off to Democrat Mark Dayton.

Bierschbach and Kaul write for MinnPost.com, a Twin Cities-based online newspaper.

“In some states, if you don’t register by mid-October, that’s it,” Simon said. “You’re out. … In Minnesota you can roll out of bed that day, go right to the polling place and register.”

“We have a high level of engagement in almost every way,” said David Sturrock, a political science professor at Southwest Minnesota State University and former treasurer for the state Republican Party. “Precinct caucuses is a good example of it, but we also have a lot of people who have a church or a union membership, and we rank highly in involvement in organizations.”

When it comes to other measures of civic engagement, Minnesota does pretty well, too. The Minnesota Compass project found that Minnesotans helped or were helped by their neighbors and volunteered at higher rates than most of the U.S.


Des Moines authorities ID body found in minivan – Quad City Times

Des Moines authorities ID body found in minivan
Quad City Times
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines authorities have released the name of a woman whose body was found in a parked minivan. Police identified the woman as 49-year-old Angela Eubanks, who lived in Waukee. The body was reported about 8 a.m. …
Woman found dead in van outside Broadlawns identified
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How to clear your criminal history in Atlanta in one day | 11alive.com – 11alive.com

It’s a process that can take up to six months, but local officials have organized a one-day event where eligible people can start and complete the process in a single setting. The typical process can be costly but this event is free.

Where: Martin Luther King Sr. Community Resources Complex
101 Jackson St. N.E.
Atlanta,Ga. 30312

“These are people who really want to be integrated into society, be productive. So, we’re trying to help them out, give them a chance,” Eaves said.

They’re calling it a historic Record Restriction Summit.

Sometimes, these arrests can prevent people from getting or keeping employment and housing.


Regulators reveal which bank holds most of South Florida’s money – South Florida Business Journal

South Florida Business Journal
Regulators reveal which bank holds most of South Florida's money
South Florida Business Journal
Which bank claims the most of South Florida's deposits? South Dakota-based Wells Fargo, according to a report released Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC released its annual update of deposit market shares across the country, and …

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Michael Oher eliminated, forcing Panthers to shuffle line – ESPN

“In the finish each week it’s an issue, because typically you’ve game-planned already,” coach Ron Rivera stated following practice.

The Panthers potentially could move right tackle Mike Remmers left side, and set Daryl Williams around the right. Additionally they could leave Remmers around the right side and begin Jesse Hawkins or Williams around the left. Hawkins, another-year player from the College of Texas, has yet to begin within the National football league.

“However the nice factor, one factor we all do may be the youthful guys get lots of reps, therefore it is nothing like this option weren’t focusing on this stuff,Inch Rivera stated.

Newton has been sacked on 9.9 % of his dropbacks, which will be the greatest rate of his career. The Falcons, however, have pressured the quarterback only 17 % on dropbacks, the 3rd-cheapest rate within the National football league.

Rivera stated a lot of what Carolina does is determined by adjustments offensive coordinator Mike Shula makes within the strategy with Oher out.