“It served as a symbol of what had transpired,” says Urban League President and CEO Mike McMillan. “It is our goal to take it into a phoenix rising from the ashes, so that we will then transform what was a tragedy and turn it into a triumph.”
The $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.
Besides bats, balls and gloves, players take creature comforts like guitars and golf clubs.
NPLEx can block purchases if buyer has exceeded amount within certain time limit.
“Instead of me standing there relating the information to them, they actually have to think their way through and treat the actual mannequin, just like you do in the field,” says EMS supervisor Chris Thompson.
Part protest, part civics lesson this morning for more than 100 students from the Jennings School District.
The survey, in the wake of grand juries clearing white police officers in the deaths of unarmed black men, finds 45 percent of Americans believe race relations in the U.S. are good.
The Ferguson City Council is responding to calls for better accountability for police and are working on forming a civilian review board for the Ferguson Police Department.
Davis says the training is not to be taken as a signal that no federal charges are expected in the Ferguson case, saying they are “two different tracks.”
New Zealand has signed a $127 million contract with Wichita, Kan.-based Beechcraft Corp. for military pilot training.