June 15, 2021

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“I got cut from the USA camp and that shaped my career”: Lonzo Ball reveals the lowest moment in his career which he used as motivation

New Orleans combo-guard Lonzo Ball reveals the lowest point in his young career which he used as a motivating factor.

Lonzo Ball is one of the brightest young talents we have in the league. Sure, he isn’t the superstar Magic Johnson had marketed him to be, but the New Orleans Pelicans guard has definitely proven to be a great potential All-Star calibre player.

As everyone knows, Ball was the 2nd pick of the 2017 Draft, only behind Markelle Fultz. Even though one would believe that there were quite a few players who were better picks than Zo, no one can

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Ohio Statehouse observers are watching the Senate’s income tax cut, education plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Republican Senators, in proposing a 5% income tax cut in the two-year state operating budget, say they won’t use any American Rescue Plan coronavirus recovery funds to pay for the decrease.

The stimulus act prohibits the money from being used for tax cuts.

But could they still run afoul of the rules?

Complying with the rescue plan is just one of numerous concerns Ohio Statehouse observers have about the Senate’s budget bill. Another one is the school funding plan in the budget, which public education advocates are watching closely.

This week, the Senate Finance Committee is

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Navy aims to reduce end strength, cut higher education funding in new budget request

The Navy is aiming to downsize its end strength and cut its higher education funding, while bolstering funds for mental health and sexual assault prevention, according to the fiscal 2022 budget request released Friday.

“Our focus remains to recruit, develop and retain the optimal mix of personnel with the right skills and experience to man the fleet,” according to the budget document.

The Navy said it is requesting funds to support an active duty end strength of 346,200 personnel in FY22 — 56,020 officers, 285,830 enlisted personnel and 4,350 midshipmen. The request is a decrease of 1,600 active duty

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Howard University’s Decision To Cut Classics Department Prompts An Outcry : NPR

Howard University has prompted an outcry from students and scholars over its decision to dissolve its classics department, the only such program at a historically Black college or university in the nation.

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Howard University has prompted an outcry from students and scholars over its decision to dissolve its classics department, the only such program at a historically Black college or university in the nation.

Andrew Harnik/AP

Howard University in Washington, D.C., is the nation’s only historically Black university with a classics department, but it provoked criticism last month when it was reported

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Idaho lawmakers approve $2.5 million cut to higher education

Idaho lawmakers found a solution to getting education budgets over the finish line: Cut $2.1 million from university budgets.

A new measure, House Bill 387, was negotiated among Republican lawmakers as they tried to quell fears from a faction of legislators over universities teaching about critical race theory and providing other social justice programs. The cut, along with a bill against critical race theory, helped garner enough votes in the House to approve education budgets.

Senators in a 25-8 vote on Tuesday supported the bill, which previously passed the House and will now need Gov. Brad Little’s signature. The

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