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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The Office of the Child Advocate is co-sponsoring a “Magnify Voices Expressive Arts” contest for children to highlight the need to improve New Hampshire’s children’s mental health system. Children in fifth through 12th grades may submit creative expressions of their experience or observations of mental health in New Hampshire. Options include …

Feb 15, 2020 at 9:10 pm ET • 1 min read NBA All-Star Saturday has finally arrived. While the bulk of the attention has been focused on the All-Star Game itself, the festivities scheduled for Saturday night are usually even more fun. Tonight represents one of the league’s most exciting evenings of the year, and …

Jasmine Auda from the Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS) in Jordan was selected as a finalist for her essay “The Trust Machine: Blockchain Technology in Nuclear Security and Prospects for Application in the Middle East.” In her paper, she highlights the importance of technical innovations to secure the data of any central authority …

CURRY COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Coyote killing contests are illegal in New Mexico, but one man is organizing one this weekend. Still, he says he’s not breaking any rules. “It’s our job as a society to look out for and protect the most vulnerable among us. And of course, that includes animals,” Laura Bonar said. …

Enlarge / A copper oxide mineral’s crystals look out of this world at high magnification. Covering the news means that most of what you do is new. While you may revisit a topic, it typically only happens after something about that topic has changed. Nevertheless, fall science coverage has a certain familiarity. First, there’s the …

Oakville’s IRIS R&D won the $35,000 top prize Thursday night at Hamilton’s Lion’s Lair entrepreneurship competition for its technology to spot potholes with AI-assisted dashboard cameras. The platform to be piloted in Hamilton aims to improve roads and reduce the cost of manual patrols of city streets by analyzing video data captured via dash cams …

A social media bracket challenge coordinated by Bluegrass Cellular will award a $5,000 technology prize to one area school. Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 Battles in the Bluegrass school spirit program. High schools in Bluegrass Cellular’s coverage area compete to collect Facebook “likes” and “loves.” The company, which is headquartered in Elizabethtown, randomly …

The Conservative Party will put forward a candidate in the Buckingham seat of John Bercow in the next general election, breaking with a long-held convention not to contest the seat of the Speaker of the house. The move to unseat the speaker after he allowed no-deal blocking legislation to be presented to the commons was announced by Business and …

Sign up for The Download — your daily dose of what’s up in emerging technology MIT Technology Review is pleased to announce an essay contest for young people. We’re looking for essays of not more than 1,000 words addressing the question:  “What do adults not know about my generation and technology?” You are free to …

JOSHUA TREE (CBSLA) — Would you be able to completely unplug for the weekend? A company called SatelliteInternet.com is giving away $1,000 and a trip for two to Joshua Tree National Park but only to those who agree to disconnect from their tech devices for the weekend. Studies show that Americans spend upwards of 11 …