California electric car mandate worries independent operators

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Independent gas station owners in California told the Los Angeles Times that California’s zero-emission vehicle mandate will hasten the demise of their businesses. According to NACS data, there are more than 5,000 single store operators in the state of California. “Most of the independents will be out of business — completely out … Read more

Before open enrollment, Sunflower Health Plan’s Ambetter is available in 91 countries across Kansas

Ambetter Health insurance offers affordable and accessible coverage for all lifestyles LENEXA, Kan., November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Open registration for the health insurance market in Kansas running from November 1, 2022over January 15, 2023. for 2023, Ambetter by Sunflower Health Plansigned by Celtic Insurance, will be available in 91 counties, including locations such as … Read more

The University of Central Florida is joining an ambitious skill development initiative

A metropolitan research university has partnered with SkillStorm to help students, alumni and the community earn industry-recognized credentials and increase career mobility in the technology industry. ORANGE COUNTY, Fla., November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — We are advancing our commitment to prepare highly skilled talent for Central Florida fast growing technology industry, University of Central Florida … Read more

California wine region hemp brand to produce and sell quality hemp products in New Jersey

Gardening Society Now a multi-state operator, the popular woman-owned California cannabis grower plans to enter New Jersey in early 2023 Cloverdale, CA, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — gardening company, the popular, woman-owned cannabis brand in California’s wine region, announced today that it has been granted a conditional processing license in New Jersey. Garden Society … Read more

A legal challenge to Florida’s “Parental Rights in Education” law is filed again

The Big Story: File your disapproval of Florida’s new law on gender identity and sexual orientation classes under the “if you fail, try again” label. A group of parents, students and teachers who were thrown out of federal court for having no legal standing filed a revised complaint against the measure, saying they suffered “specific … Read more

Kansas woman Allison Fluke-Ekren, who led an all-female ISIS battalion, faces punishment

This undated photo provided by the Alexandria, Va. Sheriff’s Office in January 2022 shows Allison Fluke-Ekren. Alexandria Sheriff’s Office via AP Washington — Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, a Kansas woman who admitted discussing an attack on an American college and training more than 100 fighters in an all-female ISIS battalion in Syria, faces sentencing Tuesday. Fluke-Ekren, … Read more

NASA is demolishing an office building at the Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA has demolished the Marshall Space Flight Center administrative headquarters to make way for a new state-of-the-art facility at the legendary site in Huntsville, Alabama. The Marshall Space Flight Center, an 1,800-acre campus that houses laboratories and research centers focused on rocket and spacecraft propulsion, has been in operation since 1960. Building 4200, the administrative … Read more