Libraries now offering much more than just good books

Libraries now offering much more than just good books

SHELBURNE, Vt. (WCAX) – When was the last time you visited your local library? If it’s been a while, you might be surprised to learn that many libraries aren’t just for books anymore. Inside the Pierson Library in Shelburne, it’s a busy week for books. “Our busiest times tend to be the breaks and the … Read more

Community movie won’t feature paintball war scenes

Community movie won’t feature paintball war scenes

Danny Pudi in Community Screenshot: Community/Youtube Community creator Dan Harmon has shared some more details about the forthcoming film. While he’s not clarified what the film will include, he’s gone ahead and crushed the dreams of fans wishing for a homage to the paintball war episodes or a long game of Dungeons & Dragons. “It’s … Read more

New book preserves Cape May’s Black history

New book preserves Cape May’s Black history

VINCENT JACKSON For The Press Hope Gaines and David Mackenzie talk about their book “Black Voices of Cape May: A Feeling of Community.” Video by Matthew Strabuk, for The Press. CAPE MAY — When people think this seaside resort, they recall the grand houses built in the Victorian architectural style of residences … Read more

Jan. 6 Committee Releases Final Investigative Report on Capitol Attack

Jan. 6 Committee Releases Final Investigative Report on Capitol Attack

WASHINGTON—The House’s Jan. 6 select committee released its final investigative report Thursday, a sprawling capstone of more than 800 pages to the panel’s 18-month probe into the violent attack on the Capitol by a mob of supporters of former President Donald Trump. Earlier this week, the committee—made up of seven Democrats and two Republicans critical … Read more

Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners’ Investment Chief, Dies at Age 63

Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners’ Investment Chief, Dies at Age 63

Scott Minerd, an outspoken and influential fund manager who was chief investment officer of Guggenheim Partners, died Wednesday of a heart attack. Mr. Minerd, 63 years old and a committed weightlifter known to bench press more than 400 pounds, died during his daily workout, the firm said. Mr. Minerd joined Guggenheim shortly after the firm … Read more

Tesla, GM Among Car Makers Facing Senate Inquiry Into Possible Links to Uyghur Forced Labor

Tesla, GM Among Car Makers Facing Senate Inquiry Into Possible Links to Uyghur Forced Labor

WASHINGTON—The Senate Finance Committee has opened an inquiry into whether auto makers including Tesla Inc. and General Motors Co. are using parts and materials made with forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region. In a letter sent Thursday, the committee asked the chief executives of eight car manufacturers to provide detailed information on their supply chains … Read more

Senate Passes $1.65 Trillion Omnibus Bill After Deal on Title 42 Votes

Senate Passes $1.65 Trillion Omnibus Bill After Deal on Title 42 Votes

WASHINGTON—Senators passed a $1.65 trillion spending bill just ahead of the Christmas holiday and a gathering winter storm, after breaking an impasse related to immigration policy and racing through more than a dozen amendments. The bipartisan bill passed in a 68-29 vote. It includes $858 billion in military spending, $45 billion more than President Biden … Read more

City gives the gift of football this Christmas

City gives the gift of football this Christmas

Manchester City, its fans, and staff, are giving young people in Manchester the gift of football this Christmas through this festive community campaign. ‘A Time for Giving’ has so far funded the equivalent of 76,000 hours of free football community sessions, to support the health of young people in Manchester in 2023 and beyond, raising … Read more