The state needs to harness technology for the health of rural Nebraska

The number of Americans using telemedicine services surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Derrik Conard courtesy photo For example, National Medicare telemedicine visits increased from 840,000 in 2019 to nearly 53 million in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Unfortunately, Nebraska saw slower growth. However, if the state wants to address … Read more

Colorado Springs reckoning on its culture after mass shooting – NBC Connecticut

When officials unfurled a 25-foot rainbow flag in front of Colorado Springs City Hall this week, people came together to mourn the victims of a mass shooting at a popular gay club and couldn’t help but ponder what such a show of support had been like would have been unthinkable days before. With a growing … Read more

AP Trends Summary 10:44 AM EST letter | National

Disgraced former British minister seeks redemption through reality TV LONDON (AP) – Matt Hancock, Britain’s scandal-prone former Health Secretary, is seeking an unlikely form of redemption: trying to win ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here’ – a grueling, often cruel reality TV show set in the Australian jungle . Hancock led Britain’s response … Read more

As Christmas approaches, it’s time to “take back” the season of Advent, says a South Carolina faith leader

The Advent season 2022 begins on Sunday, November 27th and lasts four weeks until Saturday, December 24th. “In the worship of the Church, Advent is the four Sundays before Christmas that invites us to three spiritual realizations,” said Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, pastor of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Indian Land, South Carolina, and … Read more

Bozeman sees the most snow this time of year

There is no such thing as bad weather, they say, only bad clothes. While winter won’t be the best time of year for many Americans, for some it’s simply the best time of year. When I think about it. This is the time of year when the air everywhere becomes clean and clear and everything … Read more

Iowa votes to continue conservative leadership and policies

Chris Hagenow is President of Iowans for Tax Relief and served as Majority Leader of the Iowa House of Representatives “Will Iowa’s Red State government serve the people or a platform?” asked a recent Des Moines Register editorial. The editors are asking if Gov. Kim Reynolds, the Republican-led Legislature, and newly elected Attorney General Brenna … Read more

3 more constitutional changes for Louisiana on December 10 | Louisiana

Voters speak outside a polling station at the Edward Hynes Charter School in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans on November 8, 2022. (Greg LaRose/Louisiana Illuminator) After considering eight amendments to the Louisiana constitution in the Nov. 8 vote — and rejecting five of them — voters will decide the fate of three more bill … Read more

The National Food Site voted this the classic New Jersey sandwich

Delish.com, a recipe, party planning, and entertainment website, has come up with a list of the most popular sandwiches to order in each state. Said sandwich is part of each state’s lore and make-up, and part of the listed states’ culinary experience. If you are in any state, you should order what the state is … Read more

opinion | Idle Crypto is the devil’s workshop

The world’s newest monetary system can be crushed by the oldest problem in existence. A few weeks ago, Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX cryptocurrency exchange collapsed in a classic run. Investors were spooked by evidence that the exchange had mismanaged their money and couldn’t pay them back, so they panicked. And they were right. They couldn’t get … Read more