Whitener, who has served as Greenville County 4-H agent for the past 8 years and got her start with Clemson Cooperative Extension in 2012 as a 4-H Jr. Naturalist Club volunteer coordinator, began in January as 4-H Natural Resources Program Leader. “What drives me, my purpose, is to educate, connect and inspire youth and the professionals that serve youth with nature and the appreciation for our natural resources,” Whitener said. “My goal is trying to bring 4-H into the forefront as an environmental education hub,” she said. “We want to work with all the other amazing organizations that are doing environmental education and really fulfill Clemson’s land-grant mission of research-based, unbiased youth development in natural resources. “Patricia has been leading a dynamic and diverse youth development program in the most populous county in the state for the past 8 years,” South Carolina 4-H State Director Ashley Burns said.
Ten years later, the Federal Trade Commission pledged to beef up its right to repair enforcement at the direction of President Joe Biden. And just last year, Titone sponsored and passed Colorado’s first right to repair law, empowering people who use wheelchairs with the tools and information to fix them. For the right to repair farm equipment — from thin tractors used between grape vines to behemoth combines for harvesting grain that can cost over half a million dollars — Colorado is joined by 10 states including Florida, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas and Vermont. Many of the bills are finding bipartisan support, said Nathan Proctor, who leads Public Interest Research Group’s national right to repair campaign. “That’s really surprising, and that upset me,” said the Republican Wood.1 month ago Morning Ag Clips
And when the Los Angeles Clippers superstar suffered an ACL injury in the second round of the 2021 Playoffs and missed the entirety of the team’s 2021-22 campaign, we heard even less from him. All is revealed — in an exclusive interview for Fox Sports, Melissa Rohlin had a chance to talk to Leonard about his mental anguish after his season-ending injury. The highly-favored Clippers blew an embarrassing 3-1 lead against the Denver Nuggets in the second round of the Playoffs. His 28 point-effort led the team to a blowout win to advance to the second round. Second round — after losing the first two to the Utah Jazz, the Clips soon followed back with a punch of their own: they took Game Three at home.5 months ago Clips Nation
NewsAT&T launches fiber broadband in unincorporated Vanderburgh CountyPhoto Credit: AT&T/Kim Hart JonsonAT&T is delivering reliable, high-speed broadband to farmers and rural residents in unincorporated Vanderburgh County, Indiana. We have resources already in place in and around Vanderburgh County and because of those capabilities, we were able to hit the ground running. Vanderburgh County Farmer Joe Steinkamp says reliable, high-speed broadband is critical to farming. “The president of AT&T Indiana came to Vanderburgh County to announce the public-private partnership for having high-speed internet in the county. Vanderburgh County contributed $9.9 million in public funds to the project and AT&T covered the remaining $29.7 million.5 months ago Brownfield Ag News
Sitting without making the slightest movement for several days, these illegal immigrants die of hunger or thirst or even drown. * Going to Europe: a matter of life or deathTunisians from all backgrounds and all age groups have found themselves forced to leave their homes, given the unstable political context and the deteriorating economic situation. Ben Amor underlined that those who put their lives in danger to arrive in Europe are suffocated by the political and economic situation from which their country of origin suffers. It’s a matter of life and death, because it’s the only way they can live with dignity,” he explained. And Tababi added: “Tunisia is in the grip of an economic, social and political crisis (…) leaving legally or clandestinely has become an existential question.5 months ago Morning Express
The Salem boys and girls will run in Division II along with West Branch’s Clarice Martin and Michael Dorris. The top six Division II teams and top 24 individuals in the boys and girls races qualify for the state meet. The top four Division II teams and top 16 individuals in the boys and girls races advance to the state meet. Saturday’s schedule includes Division III boys at 11 a.m., Division III girls at 11:45 p.m., Division II boys at 1 p.m., Division II girls at 1:45 p.m., Division I boys at 3 p.m. and Division I girls at 3:45 p.m.Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and are only available at ohsaa.org/tickets. Mentor Lake Catholic, a Division II state semifinal a year ago, is ranked No.5 months ago Morning Journal
HUBBARD — It was a record-breaking night for the West Branch girls soccer program when it played in the Division II district final on Thursday in Hubbard. 1 seed Warriors won the first district title by taking down the sixth-seeded West Geauga Wolverines, 2-0. “It’s an amazing feeling,” West Branch coach Cheryl Ficco said. The Warriors earned the district championship by battling the Wolverines for the entire 80 minutes. “We knew West Branch was going to be a really competitive team,” said West Geauga coach Kori Jesenovec.5 months ago Morning Journal
This is the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a sweeping bill designed to ease Americans’ pocketbook-pinch. There’s a focus on achieving climate-related goals through the advancement of clean energy via tax credits and incentives. The IRA, which provides material incentives for clean energy growth, will help provide the windfall. The clean energy titan is going all in on plans to lower its carbon footprint. Buy ICLN at market and average in at lower prices for the broadest possible exposure to clean energy.2 months ago Money Morning