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Virginia Tech renames dorms once named after men with racist views

Two dormitories at Virginia Tech will now be named after prominent Black people associated with the school, according to a university news release. The school’s Board of Visitors unanimously voted to change the names of the dorms Thursday. The dorms — Lee Hall and Barringer Hall — were previously named after two men with racist…MORE

Sports teams want to turn their arenas into voting centers

Sports teams want to turn their arenas into voting centers

Sports arenas want to be the new home field for voters in upcoming elections. As the Covid-19 pandemic renders many American sports stadiums underutilized, and amid concerns over voting safety, the nation’s four major sports leagues are teaming up to create “Election Super Centers.” LeBron, Dodger Stadium pitching in In Los Angeles, Lakers star LeBron…MORE

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen after two losing seasons

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen after two losing seasons

The Chicago Bulls, who haven’t won an NBA title since the 1990s, fired head coach Jim Boylen on Friday after two losing seasons. “After doing a comprehensive evaluation and giving the process the time it deserved, I ultimately decided that a fresh approach and evolution in leadership was necessary,” said team Executive Vice President of…MORE

Report: White House task force urged Georgia to mandate masks as it warned of expanding Covid-19 spread

Report: White House task force urged Georgia to mandate masks as it warned of expanding Covid-19 spread

Georgia’s current policies to fight Covid-19 are not enough, according to White House Coronavirus Task Force recommendations dated Sunday and obtained by The Atlanta Journal Constitution. “There is widespread and expanding community viral spread,” reads the report, according to the newspaper. “There is no significant improvement in the Atlanta metro area, with continued high levels…MORE

A bald eagle takes on a government drone. The bald eagle wins

A bald eagle takes on a government drone. The bald eagle wins

Bald eagle versus drone, round one: Bald eagle. When a bald eagle tangled unexpectedly with a government drone last month in Michigan, it won, emerging from the scene unscathed. And the drone? Officials say it is somewhere in Lake Michigan. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy disclosed the attack on Thursday, almost…MORE