Walmart stores to close on Thanksgiving

Walmart will pay its workers another round of cash bonuses this summer, the Arkansas-based retailer announced Tuesday.

Target joins Walmart in ending Thanksgiving store shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decadelong tradition of jump-starting Black Friday door buster sales. The move, announced Monday, comes as stores are rethinking this year’s Black Friday shopping bonanza weekend — along with other key retail days during the holiday season — as […]

Eastern Connecticut State University previews back-to-school plans amid COVID-19 pandemic

(WTNH) — Eastern Connecticut State University presented their back-to-school plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The school says in-person classes will start at the end of August and end at Thanksgiving break. After that, classes and exams will be online. Classrooms and common areas have been reconfigured to ensure social distancing. Seating will be limited at […]

One-on-one with President Trump

PERMIAN BASIN, Texas (Nexstar) – President Trump landed at Midland International Air and Space Port on a warm Wednesday morning for a fundraiser and visit at Double Eagle Energy. The President was joined by Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Michael Conaway, Rick Perry, among several others, at a luncheon in Odessa before heading to the […]

Police: 3 teens inadvertently jump wall into Mar-a-Lago

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Three teenagers fleeing police while carrying a semiautomatic gun in a backpack jumped a wall at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, but probably didn’t know that’s where they were, authorities said Wednesday. Palm Beach Police spokesman Michael Ogrodnick said the 15-year-old boys were arrested shortly after they entered the grounds […]

CIAC releases plans for fall 2020 high school sports

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) – the governing body of high school athletics in the state – has released its plan for fall sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are excited to offer an opportunity, that brings sports back this fall and addresses the needs of our student-athletes to have […]

Johns Hopkins sues to block rule on international students

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the U.S. if they intend to take classes entirely online starting this fall. The Baltimore private institution filed the lawsuit Friday against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in federal court in the District […]

White House Rose Garden is getting a face-lift

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most famous gardens in America is getting a face-lift. Melania Trump on Monday announced details of a plan already underway to spruce up the White House Rose Garden, an iconic outdoor space famous for its proximity to the Oval Office. The current garden design has been around since the […]

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