GOP Senators Push Back Democrats’ ‘Far Left’ Budget With Amendments Supporting Police, Anti-Critical Racial Theory

GOP Senators Push Back Democrats’ “Far left budget” with amendments aimed at combating critical race theory in schools and supporting the police. Several Republican senators are introducing amendments in an “vote-a-rama” that began Tuesday, targeting progressive priorities included in the Senate budget resolution for fiscal year 2022, which costs $ …

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Colorado Ballet Society Welcomes New Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Founder and Director of the Colorado Ballet Society, Patricia Hoffman, is retiring after 24 years of service. Colorado Springs residents Matt and Lisa Walsh bought the company’s Briargate and Falcon locations and have now placed Dex Honea as the new executive director and principal of the …

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Ghanaian court drops charges against 21 LGBTQ activists

Editor’s Note: International News Editor-in-Chief Michael K. Lavers was on assignment for the Washington Blade in Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador from July 11 to 25. TIJUANA, Mexico – Marvin is a 23-year-old gay man from Dulce Nombre, a municipality in the Department of Copán in Honduras. He left Honduras …

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A test bed for humanoid robots, 5G and self-driving cars

From touchscreen vending machines to interactive robots, Japan is where the future exists in the present. “Company 5.0” was presented as a central concept in the 5th Basic Plan for Science and Technology, adopted by the Japanese Cabinet in January 2016. It was identified in 2017 as a central element …

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