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In search of teachers |  News, Sports, Work

In search of teachers | News, Sports, Work

-Messenger photo by John McBride Glenda Harms, an instructional coach for the Fort Dodge Community School District, leads a mentoring and mentoring session at the district office. The district is using several different techniques to help support new teachers amid a statewide teacher shortage. It’s a statewide issue that the Fort Dodge Community School District …

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Santa Barbara County Finds Success With Mental Health Collaborative Response Teams | Mental Health Care in Crisis

Lenny Marcus came home from work one night about six years ago to find his grown son incoherent, sitting on the floor of his Goleta home, surrounded by his own vomit. Marcus recalled how his son, who was 24 at the time, could barely speak. he knew they would have to go to the hospital …

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The Probables: The band’s completely original music continues to evolve | News, Sports, Work

The Possible — from left is Adam McKillip, mandolin; Ryan Ecklund, bass; Steve Johnson, acoustic guitar, lead vocals. Nick Campbell, drums; and Matt Gronquist, guitar. Photo submitted I knew the band was good. But I had forgotten how good. Music continues to evolve. And that’s a good thing for The Probables. The band sounds good …

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Bellefonte’s newest small business, Fez Records, opens its doors this weekend | News, Sports, Work

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS Michael Fester is the owner and operator of Fez Records, which opens this weekend in Bellefonte. BELFONT — What’s old is new again. Vinyl records are making a comeback. In Bellefonte, there aren’t many options when it comes to buying records. Now, all that is about to change. Today, Fez Records, located …

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Salem health commissioner calls for per capita increase | News, Sports, Work

SALEM — Salem Health Commissioner Alanna Stainbrook has officially requested an increase in the department’s capitation fee from $5 to $7 for each city resident. “I know you’re working on a tight budget and with the services the department provides, it’s not an unreasonable request.” said Mayor Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey. Stainbrook said such an increase …

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The insurance company will remain in the lawsuit | News, Sports, Work

A federal judge rejected a request by Westport Insurance Co. to reconsider its ruling that the company had a duty to defend Cambria County prosecutors against a civil lawsuit brought by a Johnstown man who spent 25 years behind bars for a murder he claims he committed are not bond. Kevin Seale, charged with murdering …

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GHEC focuses on mental health | News, Sports, Work

ABOVE: From left: Lindsey Keithahn, Granada Huntley East Chain (GHEC) social worker Kari McGregor and GHEC middle and high school principal Taylor Topinka. Keithahn recently began providing individual therapy sessions for GHEC students. GRANADA – The Granada Huntley East Chain (GHEC) School District has contracted with Lindsey Keithahn, an outside therapist, to provide school-related mental …

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Detroit councilman slams colleagues for delaying vote on ShotSpotter technology | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Courtesy photo A ShotSpotter incident review center. The Detroit City Council postponed a vote Tuesday on expanding a controversial surveillance technology for the police department. A majority of council members said they did not support using more than $7 million in federal pandemic relief funds on ShotSpotter, a technology that relies on …

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