Schnucks brings 'Tally' robot to Marian Middle School today

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Schnucks brings 'Tally' robot to Marian Middle School today ST. LOUIS - A robot visits the girls at Marian Middle School, Monday.You may have seen Schnucks' high-tech helper, Tally, roaming the aisles. Tally checks for products out of stock or on the wrong shelf. Trending: Saint Louis Zoo named 8th best US zoo in national poll So in honor of Women's History Month, Schnucks is showing girls how stem education and robotics training can improve society. This will be the first time Tally has visited a classroom.

Logan University helps others with 'Fuel For The Future' program

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Logan University helps others with 'Fuel For The Future' program ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. - It's National Nutrition Month and Logan University in Chesterfield wants to help others make healthy choices.The theme for their program this year is 'fuel for the future.' It's to promote healthy eating through meal planning and physical activity. Trending: Saint Louis Zoo named 8th best US zoo in national poll We'll hear from professors and students in Logan University's nutrition and diet program on what resources the institution provides to help with a healthy lifestyle. That's ahead on FOX 2 Monday morning.

Community organizers host tree planting and litter pickup event today

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Community organizers host tree planting and litter pickup event today ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Association of Community organizations is having a tree planting and litter pick up Monday.It'll be along Delmar Boulevard from North Boyle Avenue to Vandeventer Avenue. Volunteers will gather at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. Trending: Saint Louis Zoo named 8th best US zoo in national poll Organizers say the goal is to create a "green canopy" and beautify neighborhoods.

Parkway Board of Educators hold candidate forum today

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Parkway Board of Educators hold candidate forum today ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. - Elections for the Parkway Board of Educators are next Tuesday, April 4.To help you learn more about the candidates for the board, the League of Women Voters of St. Louis is holding a forum Monday. It'll be at the Parkway Welcome Center behind Parkway South Middle School from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Trending: Saint Louis Zoo named 8th best US zoo in national poll There are seven candidates running for the three open board positions. They'll present their views and answer questions from the public.

Heroes Care opening 'Mission Depot' Tuesday

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Heroes Care opening 'Mission Depot' Tuesday ST. LOUIS - A veterans aid program celebrates its 20th anniversary this week by opening a new facility Tuesday.Heroes Care donates food, supplies and financial grants to struggling military families. Their new 'Mission Depot'  allows them to continue service from one location. Top Stories: Commercial vehicles catch fire at St. Charles Coca-Coca plant They'll also allow active military, guard, reserve, and veterans to shop for free once a month. There's free legal advice, financial and budget classes, veterans benefits information, and even free haircuts.They plan to add mental health services as well. The Mission Depot organizers will join FOX 2's John Pertzborn later on FOX 2 News in the morning at 7:00 a.m.

Colorado saw unusually high levels of intestinal disease in 2022, including antibiotic-resistant cluster

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Colorado saw unusually high levels of intestinal disease in 2022, including antibiotic-resistant cluster This illustration made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the shigella bacteria. Cases caused by a drug-resistant version of the bacteria have increased over the last three years.Last year, Colorado recorded an unusually high number of infections with a bacteria that causes bloody diarrhea, including at least one cluster from a strain that’s resistant to most antibiotics.In a typical year, about 250 people in Colorado are diagnosed with shigellosis, an intestinal illness caused by a few species of shigella bacteria. In 2022, 373 people were, including 32 infected with bacteria that were resistant to the five antibiotics commonly used against shigella, said Rachel Jervis, manager of the foodborne, enteric and waterborne diseases program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.There’s likely some underreporting, though people are more likely to seek care for shigellosis than for other infections, given its relatively long ...

Mississippi deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black men

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Mississippi deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black men BRANDON, Miss. — Several deputies from a Mississippi sheriff’s department being investigated by the Justice Department for possible civil rights violations have been involved in at least four violent encounters with Black men since 2019 that left two dead and another with lasting injuries, an Associated Press investigation found.Two of the men allege that Rankin County sheriff’s deputies shoved guns into their mouths during separate encounters. In one case, the deputy pulled the trigger, leaving the man with wounds that required parts of his tongue to be sewn back together. In one of the two fatal confrontations, the man’s mother said a deputy kneeled on her son’s neck while he told them he couldn’t breathe.Police and court records obtained by the AP show that several deputies who were accepted to the sheriff’s office’s Special Response Team — a tactical unit whose members receive advanced training — were involved in each of the four encounters. In three of them, the hea...

Ron DeSantis’ team welcomes contrast with Trump “chaos” candidacy

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Ron DeSantis’ team welcomes contrast with Trump “chaos” candidacy By STEVE PEOPLES (AP National Political Reporter)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jim McKee is standing at the end of a line that snakes through five aisles of fiction inside the Books-A-Million store in Florida’s capital city.He is smiling because in a matter of minutes, the book he’s holding will be signed by its author, Ron DeSantis, the Republican governor who McKee believes should be the nation’s next president. But as a former Donald Trump loyalist, the 44-year-old Tallahassee attorney almost whispers when he first says it out loud.“Personally, I’d rather see DeSantis win the Republican primary than Trump,” McKee says softly, having to repeat himself to be heard. His voice soon grows louder.“Trump has upset so many people,” McKee says. “DeSantis is more palatable. He has a good story to tell.”Indeed, conversations throughout Tallahassee’s book stores, conference rooms, state house offices and sports bars reveal that DeSantis’ allies are gaining confidence as Trump’s legal woes mount....

Colorado snow totals for March 26-27, 2023

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Colorado snow totals for March 26-27, 2023 The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for March 26-27, 2023, as of 5:15 a.m. Monday:Arapahoe Park, CO — 2 inches at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Aspen Springs, CO — 1 inch at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Black Forest, CO — 3 inches at 12:42 a.m. MDTBrighton, CO — 5 inches at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Broomfield, CO — 1.5 inches at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Buckhorn Mountain, CO — 3 inches at 8 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Buckley Afb, CO — 1.8 inches at 8:32 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Bushnell, CO — 0.3 inch at 6 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Cherry Hills Villa, CO — 0.3 inch at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Commerce City, CO — 1.7 inches at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Conifer, CO — 1.1 inches at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Crisman, CO — 1.8 inches at 8 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Deer Trail, CO — 1 inch at 7 a.m. MDT – 3/26/2023Elkdale, CO — 1.8 inches at ...

Renowned Ukrainian academician Anatoliy Peshko proposes world leaders create a world government with HQ in Ukraine

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:50:04 GMT

Renowned Ukrainian academician Anatoliy Peshko proposes world leaders create a world government with HQ in Ukraine Ukrainian academician, First Vice-President of the Academy of Economic Sciences of Ukraine Anatoliy Peshko has sent invitations to world leaders with a proposal to create the Council of Global Security, Cooperation and Development of the World with its headquarters in Ukraine. According to the chairman of the All-Ukrainian Union of Public Organizations "Narodna Rada" of Ukraine, the task of the new international organization is to lay down the principles of deep specialization and cooperation between the most advanced countries of the world, which will allow the whole mankind to use its natural, intellectual and technological resources more effectively.Anatoly Peshko points out that on the basis of his economic and social calculations it is clear that for the developed countries of the world there is only one effective and expedient way of development. It consists in creating a balanced international system, where deep specialization and cooperation will concern not only the accumul...

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