Christopher Columbus statues destroyed over Fourth of July weekend

Christopher Columbus statues destroyed over Fourth of July weekend

Protesters beheaded a Christopher Columbus statue in Connecticut, tossed another into Baltimore’s harbor and set fire to a “pioneer family” sculpture in Portland, Oregon, over the Fourth of July weekend as clashes over controversial monuments continued to rage across the country. “While we welcome peaceful protests and constructive dialogue on whether and how to put … Read more

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7 men arrested for making Nazi salutes, racial slurs at black family

7 men arrested for making Nazi salutes, racial slurs at black family

Seven white men were arrested for allegedly making Nazi salutes and yelling racial slurs at a black family celebrating Independence Day at an Oregon beach, police said Sunday. The seven, from Clark County, Washington, were part of a larger “highly intoxicated” group harassing the family on the Fourth of July in Lincoln City, police said. … Read more

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NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season in big step

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season in big step

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press on Sunday that the NHL and NHL Players’ Association have agreed on protocols to resume the season. Daly said the sides are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining agreement. A CBA extension is crucial to the process, and the league’s board of governors and players’ … Read more

Terry Francona supports Cleveland Indians name change: ‘Move forward’

Terry Francona supports Cleveland Indians name change: 'Move forward'

CLEVELAND — Cleveland manager Terry Francona won’t sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname. “I think it’s time to move forward,” Francona said Sunday. Francona’s comments came two days after the Indians, amid a nationwide movement to erase racially insensitive symbols, released a statement saying the … Read more

apps providing needed income for chefs

apps providing needed income for chefs

There’s a gig economy for everything these days, including gourmet cooking. Plenty of new apps are cropping up to help chefs earn extra income during the coronavirus pandemic by cooking or teaching about cooking — and they’re attracting some big name talent. On Monday, Franklin Becker, co-founder of restaurant chain The Little Beet, will launch … Read more