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Professional sports still have a “long way to go” in how they handle mental-health struggles, said National Football League player Richard Sherman, who praised tennis star Naomi Osaka for helping put the issue in the spotlight. “She did a phenomenal job, and I think that it’s going to lead to more people coming out,” Sherman …

Passengers walk by a security sign warning about a facial recognition area at the Suedkreuz train station in Berlin, Germany.(Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) The King County Council recently passed an ordinance that bans government use of facial recognition technology. That was fairly controversial within the council, but also with a group called the Information …

EAGLE RIVER — Among the many topics discussed at the May 27 Mental Health Presentation in Eagle River was the significant spike in mental illness and substance abuse. In that regard, the Western Upper Peninsula is a microcosm of the nation as a whole. Jennifer Anderson, a state certified peer recovery coach with …

EAGLE RIVER — Leslie Griffith, outpatient program director at Copper Country Mental Health (CCMH) spoke at the the May 27 mental health presentation in Eagle River, outlining some major issues facing mental health, not only in the Upper Peninsula, but across the entire state. One of those issues is the availability of in-patient …

Photo Courtesy/WV Legislative Photography BROADBAND EXPANSION — Economic Development Secretary Mitch Carmichael briefs lawmakers Tuesday on broadband expansion projects slated to launch later this month. CHARLESTON – Thanks to Congress and President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, federal funding is helping West Virginians gain access to high-speed broadband and computers, with …

RIYADH — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has embarked on developing new technology for seawater desalination in cooperation with the Chinese Ministry of Natural Resources through its Institute for Research and Desalination Technologies Establishment. The cooperation includes developing projects using reverse osmosis technology and evaporation technology, adopting a multi-stage effect method, in addition to …

TORONTO — The biggest lottery draw in Canadian history will happen this week, with eye-watering $117 million up for grabs. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s (OLG) Lotto Max jackpot on Tuesday will be $70 million. There will also be a whopping 47 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million. The massive prize is up for grabs …

ANN ARBOR – Concordia University Ann Arbor’s nursing and athletic training education departments facilitated an emergency care simulation for the University of Michigan athletic medicine team on Monday, May 17, 2021. Taking place in CUAA’s Center for Simulation and Innovation (CSI) at Concordia’s North Building (7475 Plymouth Road), 34 athletic trainers, social workers, and team …

Kyrie Irving found himself in the middle of another example of an NBA fan going too far. A male Celtics fan at TD Garden threw a water bottle at the Nets star as he walked off the court after Brooklyn routed the Celtics 141-126 in Game 4 on Sunday night. The bottle did not hit …

With all of the unprecedented challenges that came with the pandemic, 2021 graduates especially deserve to celebrate making it through a tough senior year. Here are some tips on how to celebrate graduation without underage drinking and without increasing COVID risk, so your teen and their friends can celebrate safely. First, let’s discuss …