Florida rejects 54 math textbooks over ‘prohibited topics’ including critical race theory

Florida rejects 54 math textbooks over ‘prohibited topics’ including critical race theory

Florida’s education department has rejected 54 mathematics textbooks from next year’s school curriculum, citing alleged references to critical race theory among a range of reasoning for some of the rejections, officials announced.The department said in a news release Friday that some of the books had been rejected for failure to comply with the state’s content…

NASA to Discuss Status of Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA to Discuss Status of Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 18, to discuss the status of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft at Launch Complex 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar…

Financial Crime: Owner of Florida rehab network convicted in $58 million fraud. She submitted patients to excessive drug testing and offered them kickbacks for signing up

Financial Crime: Owner of Florida rehab network convicted in $58 million fraud. She submitted patients to excessive drug testing and offered them kickbacks for signing up

The owner of a Florida addiction treatment facility has been convicted of running a $58 million insurance fraud scheme involving excessive drug testing and paying kickbacks to well-insured patients to come to her center. Carie Lyn Beetle, 44, and a group of co-conspirators were accused of recruiting patients by offering free or discounted rent and…

WV residents must register by Tuesday to vote in primary

WV residents must register by Tuesday to vote in primary

West Virginia residents have until close of business Tuesday to register to vote or update their registration for the May 10 primary. Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office says it’s especially important for voters who have moved to a different…