Heavyweights Steve Mowry, Rakim Cleveland set for Bellator 271 showdown

Heavyweights Steve Mowry, Rakim Cleveland set for Bellator 271 showdown

A heavyweight fight is the latest addition to Bellator 271. Rising big man Steve Mowry is set to return against promotional newcomer Rakim Cleveland on the main card of the Nov. 12 event in Hollywood, Fla., promotion officials recently informed MMA Junkie. Mowry (9-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) has a 100 percent finishing rate through nine…

Parkland school shooting families settle suit with district

Parkland school shooting families settle suit with district

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence.David Brill, the families’ attorney, confirmed Monday that 52 families…

‘So Many Signs’: Murdered College Student Miya Marcano’s Family Thinks Police Failed Them

‘So Many Signs’: Murdered College Student Miya Marcano’s Family Thinks Police Failed Them

When Florida authorities released a report on their response to Miya Marcano’s disappearance, the slain 19-year-old student’s family thought their questions would finally be answered.Instead, the family is more confused than ever after the Orange County Sheriff’s Office released a heavily redacted, four-page incident report last week. The family’s attorney, Daryl Washington, said the information…

NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft Launches to Study Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft Launches to Study Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft was launched on October 16, 2021, at 5:34 a.m. EDT aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket out of Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. About an hour after launch, Lucy separated from the second stage of the rocket. Its two massive solar arrays, each nearly…

How Climate Change Could Help Modernize Rural America

How Climate Change Could Help Modernize Rural America

Josh Berendes/UnsplashBy Hillary A. Brown and Daniel R. Brooks, The ConversationSouthern Italy’s rural Calabria region announced an innovative project in 2021 to breathe new life into its small towns. It plans to offer young professionals thousands of dollars if they move in and commit to launching a business…