Salem Epands Conservative Programing In Miami

Salem Media Group has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of two Miami radio stations. The transaction with Fenix Broadcasting Corporation and co-owned WRHC Broadcasting Corporation, Salem will purchase the assets of WWFE AM 670 and its FM translator on 103.1 (W276DV) along with WRHC AM 1550 and its FM translator on 98.7 (W254DV).

“From this nation’s early days its voices of freedom spoke loudly and were heard. This is one reason we are a true democracy, and not a totalitarian regime. At a time when the voices of freedom in Spanish-language programming are threatened, it is our duty to step up and serve the South Florida audience. For over four decades Salem Media Group has provided a platform for conservative voices on-air, and now online, and in print. Now we will do the same for South Florida’s Spanish-speaking community as well, as we add leading Spanish-speaking voices

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After 40 years, Dallas Children’s Theater leader Robyn Flatt is retiring

Robyn Flatt co-founded Dallas Children’s Theater in 1984, and has led the company for the last 40 years.

“I think that’s a nice compact amount of time to have worked with an organization, and I’m just so proud of what all we’ve accomplished,” she said.

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Robyn Flatt on the set of a production by the DCT.

Flatt says, now, it’s time for new leadership. “We’ve grown a lot, and I think so many new things are happening in the world,” she said. “And I think it’s important to have new energy and some new ideas to confront the next 40 years!”

In December 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DCT also brought in some new leadership when they appointed Nancy Schaeffer as art director. At the time Robyn Flatt said, “We’re helping to build tomorrow’s audiences. And we’re helping build tomorrow’s boards.”

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ARPA funding helps prevent youth violence in Akron

AKRON — The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides $350 billion in additional funding for state and local governments.  


What You Need To Know

  • The Vincent House is a new after-school program for kids in Akron’s Middlebury neighborhood 
  • The program received $100,000 from Akron’s ARPA funding 
  • The city of Akron is accepting applications for this grant program until the end of October 

The city of Akron received $145 million in these federal funds.

The city said the money will be used to create a safer, healthier and more equitable Akron. 

One of the ways the city plans to do this is through the Youth Violence Prevention Community Grant Program. 

The Vincent House, a brand new after-school program, received $100,000 through this grant program. 

Madison Jones, the program director of The Vincent House, said that this funding makes all the difference for her program, which is less than one-year-old. 

“ARPA funding

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Indigenous programing in Yellowstone National Park reminds public of colonial history

Yellowstone Revealed was planned for and by Indigenous people. The week will include guided tours of Indigenously significant areas in the park as well as art and live musical performances. Yellowstone National Park is helping host the event for its 150 anniversary.

Franchesca Pine-Rodriguez is with Mountain Time Arts in Bozeman, Montana. She said while the 150 anniversary is a celebration, the Indigenous nations of the land have another relationship with the park’s birthday.

“It’s a reminder of being removed from an area that we traditionally inhabited. So, that is something that we are not celebrating. But when we think about everything that our people have been through, and it’s just a miracle that we are still here,” she said.

Pine-Rodriguez hopes to continue the relationship with the park in furthering the discussion on Indigenous input in management and conservation.

Pine-Rodriguez said there’s a lot more to Yellowstone than commonly

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Wendy Purcell Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

Newswise — Wendy Purcell, PhD, FRSA, has joined the Rutgers School of Public Health as a professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice.

Prior to joining Rutgers, Purcell was an academic research scholar at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she led research on global leadership and governance for transformational change and co-directed the Sustainable Development Solutions Group. She was lead researcher on the Culture of Health project, a joint initiative of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Business School, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where she explored health and equity in business and community settings. She served as the president vice-chancellor of Plymouth University – where she is an Emeritus Professor of Biomedicine – establishing new schools of medicine and dentistry and leading the institution to become among the top 1% of world universities and the number

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How did COVID-19 affect recreation programing in the Yukon? | News | Vancouver Island University

A research project aims to develop a more resilient, post-pandemic model of recreation delivery in the territory.

How COVID-19 impacted people in rural and remote communities, and the role that recreation can play in pandemic recovery, are the focus of research being conducted by Vancouver Island University (VIU) Recreation and Tourism Management Professor Dr. Aggie Weighill and the Leisure Matters VIU research team.

The project, a partnership between the World Leisure Centre of Excellence (WLCE) at VIU and the Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon (RPAY), was funded by the Yukon Government’s COVID Recovery Research Program. The need for the research was identified from another joint project, the 2021 Yukon Health Living Study.

Weighill recently returned from collecting data in the Yukon, where she was assisted by Bachelor of Tourism Management students Spencer Godlonton and Amber Underwood. The team was joined by Roger Bower of RPAY, who assisted with

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Disparity Study 2023 – Public Meeting

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (Metro) invites the community to an information meeting about the 2023 disparity study on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Central Time. The meeting will be held via Zoom.

The event is free, but advance registration is required.

Metro commissions a disparity study every five years to evaluate whether a delta exists between the market availability of black, brown, and women owned businesses and their utilization on Metro contracts. A disparity study is a key legal requirement to any race and gender conscious programming, including Metro’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) program.

Community engagement is critical to the accuracy of disparity study findings and subsequent policy recommendations. Local businesses and community members are encouraged to register for and attend the information meeting to learn about the process, ask questions, and find out how they can participate.

Griffin & Strong, PC, a law

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Forty-two from Class of 2026 enter honors programs

Forty-two elite members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2026 enroll in two of the University’s five programs of excellence. Scranton offers a range of honors and special programs designed to enhance and complement the academic experience.

Twenty-seven members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2026 enrolled in its Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program. Students in this program undergo four years of honors studies in the areas of economics, entrepreneurship, operations management, accounting, finance, international business, marketing and management, as well as a series of personal development extracurricular activities in the areas of service and career building.

Meet the 27 members of the class of 2026 taking part in the Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program: https://news.scranton.edu/articles/2022/10/news-business-honors-clss-2026.shtml

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Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2026 entered its Magis Honors Program in STEM. The program combines the development of STEM

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BTN unveils on-air talent, programing for 2022-23 season

Big Ten basketball is right around the corner with the 2022-23 season quickly approaching. On Tuesday, the conference descended on Minneapolis for the annual B1G Basketball Media Days to preview the upcoming season.

During those meetings, the Big Ten Network unveiled its on-air talent and programming heading into the season.

New analysts for the network this season include Bruce Weber and Naz Hillmon. Weber is a former Illinois head coach with over 497 career wins and a pair of B1G Championships.

As for Hillmon, she starred for Michigan in Ann Arbor. Hillmon was an All-American and B1G Player of the Year for the Wolverines and is a current member of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream.

Former Purdue star Robbie Hummel and Andy

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Do More to Protect Your Application Programing Interfaces

1. Use Strong Encryption to Back Up HTTPS

Most API traffic travels over the open internet using HTTP, the same protocol that supports web traffic. These days, no security-minded organization would run a website handling sensitive information without implementing HTTPS, the encrypted version of the protocol. The same should be true for APIs.

However, it’s not enough to simply verify that API URLs begin with HTTPS. Organizations should double-check to make sure that the API endpoint supports only the secure transport layer security versions 1.2 and 1.3.

Endpoints should explicitly block older versions of TLS as well as the insecure SSL protocol to prevent attackers from eavesdropping on sensitive API communications.

2. Require Authentication Even for Known Users

Almost all APIs should require authentication before granting users access to information or allowing them to perform transactions. While some APIs may be intended for open, public access, the vast majority should

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