PHOTOS: Lighting of Fort Worth’s community Christmas tree in Sundance Square plaza
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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An estimated 8,000 people packed Sundance Square plaza on Wednesday for the 77th annual lighting of the community Christmas tree. Marie Osmond entertained the crowed before she was joined by Mayor Mattie Parker to count down the lighting of the 80-foot Norway spruce, believed to be the tallest live Christmas tree in Texas.
Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause in smokers, and it’s in your home. “For people living in BC, it’s not a question of “if” there’s radon in their home, but how much,” according to Health Canada’s January press release. The national guideline for radon is 200 becquerels per cubic metre. Radon gas is a colourless and odourless radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium and soil, said Health Canada’s regional radon specialist, Ya
SAGUENAY, Que. — A jury has found Marc-André Grenon guilty of first-degree murder in the 2000 death of Quebec junior college student Guylaine Potvin. Grenon, who was arrested in 2022 after DNA on his discarded drinking straws matched evidence from the crime scene, was also found guilty of sexually assaulting the 19-year-old Potvin. The verdicts were reached less than three hours after the jury began deliberations Tuesday at the courthouse in Saguenay, Que. Spectators in the packed courtroom coul
One slip, that was all it took. For 70 minutes, Brentford had kept Erling Haaland quiet. For 70 minutes, Manchester City’s No 9 had barely had a kick. For 70 minutes, the champions were staring at the prospect of more dropped points in this tightly contested Premier League title race. And then, almost from nowhere, that great devourer of goals, that merciless punisher of mistakes screeched into view just as poor Kristoffer Ajer took a fateful stumble and suddenly all of Brentford’s hard work was
LIVINGSTON, Texas (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of an 11-year-old girl from a Texas river days after she went missing last week and authorities are preparing to file a murder charge against a friend of the father who lived on her family’s property, a sheriff said Tuesday afternoon. Polk County Sheriff Byron Lyons said that the the body of Audrii Cunningham was found by divers during a search in the Trinity River, in a rural area north of Houston. "My heart aches for this news,” Lyons sai
VICTORIA — British Columbia's New Democrat government is pledging more homes for first-time buyers and eviction protection for renters in a throne speech that promises affordability measures in this week's budget. The throne speech, read in the legislature by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, says the government is putting forward a vision where everyone can get ahead and no one is left behind. The speech marks the start of the spring legislative session and comes ahead of the provincial budget on Thursday
What’s a theater influencer and how do you become one? On the latest episode of “Stagecraft,” Variety’s theater podcast, Kristin Hopkins and Ashley Hufford, two influencers with strong social media presences on Instagram and TikTok, explained how they did it. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: The first thing to know: They both have day jobs. …
The Biden administration's CHIPS Act will be giving chip designer GlobalFoundries (GFS) a $1.5 billion grant to promote state-side semiconductor production. TECHnalysis Research President and Chief Analyst Bob O'Donnell and Futurum Group Chief Market Strategist Cory Johnson join Yahoo Finance Live to weigh in on the timeline for US-based expansion in chip production. Johnson states that this grant has been long-awaited, stating “for people in the chip industry this is a ‘finally’,” and expresses optimism around meeting increased demands. O'Donnell comments “it's a great first step,” but logistics like building out the factory, hiring, and various other factors could take time to finalize. Johnson sees a shift from tech facilities being concentrated in Silicon Valley, noting: “So much of it is moving away from Silicon Valley to the rest of the country.” For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Eyek Ntekim
San Jose State University (SJSU) commemorated the Day of Remembrance of the incarceration of Japanese Americans by issuing a formal apology for the role the campus played in the injustice. The 82nd anniversary: This year’s Day of Remembrance marks the 82nd anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt's signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942, which led to the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor.