Siouxland Public Media Wins Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awarded Siouxland Public Media with two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence and Writing. Regional winners advance to the national round. Among the most prestigious awards in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community. Overall Excellence

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Sioux City, A Shared History

The Standing Bear Story Omnibus

To be sure, there was a good reason for the Poncas to cut the deal they did with the strange emissary who showed up one day from Washington. He’d come to let them know that “the Great Father” wanted the Poncas to move from their homeland on the Missouri River, to Indian Country, what would become Oklahoma, to a place where, he claimed, they’d be safe from raids by larger and more warlike neighbors. That argument was, for the Ponca, not total garbage. The Poncas were warriors, but they were...

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Briana Wright Comes Into Her Own In Tulsa, A City That Hasn't

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If music is the compass by which we navigate a complicated world, it's no surprise that Tulsa lays claim to artists as diverse as Leon Russell, Hanson, Anita Bryant and The Gap Band. Creativity flourishes in a city that continues to grapple with its past — the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, the Trail of Tears — and its present poverty, homelessness, mental illness and substance abuse. In the middle blooms singer-songwriter Briana Wright, a bright talent finding her voice while clearing a path for others to follow.

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC is rebranding itself, a move that the museum's director says "really emphasizes the 'National' in our name."

It's called the "black fungus" and it can be deadly. It's also adding to India's growing COVID woes at the moment.

On May 9, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and India's Health Ministry issued an advisory calling for better awareness, screening and management of mucormycosis, a rare but dangerous fungal infection.

The coronavirus pandemic has challenged all of us in big and small ways, but one of the toughest parts has been the isolation. Many people found creative ways to cope as they wear masks, work from home, or are alone more than usual.

One 87-year-old Kentucky woman spent the time whittling.

Boeing says it has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for a fix to about 100 of the company's 737 Max jets that were grounded last month due to an electrical issue.

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines – the top three 737 Max operators in the U.S. — were among the carriers that temporarily pulled dozens of planes out of service after Boeing warned of the potential problem, which was linked to a backup power control unit in the cockpit of some recently-built airplanes.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Anglo-Celtic

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This week, we have an hour of English artists who have helped define the folk and Celtic roots sound since the 1960s, influencing many artists from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon. Artists include Eliza Carthy, Fairport Convention, and Kathryn Tickell.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

In the middle of the Little Tokyo neighborhood of Los Angeles, there's a monument dedicated to the 442nd Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, which was composed of Nisei, second-generation Japanese American soldiers in World War II.

Named after the regiment's motto — "Go For Broke" — the inscription on the monument reads in part, "Looked upon with suspicion, set apart and deprived of their constitutional rights, they nevertheless remained steadfast and served with indomitable spirit and uncommon valor, for theirs was a fight to prove loyalty."

Thống đốc Kim Reynolds đang bảo vệ quyết định chấm dứt trợ cấp thất nghiệp liên bang bổ sung

Reynolds và các nhóm kinh doanh cho biết các khoản trả thêm cho những người dân Iowa thất nghiệp đang khiến họ không nhận được công việc mới vào thời điểm các doanh nghiệp không thể tìm đủ nhân công.

Tuy nhiên, Reynolds nói rằng các nhà tuyển dụng cần phải đẩy mạnh và cung cấp nhiều hơn nữa để thu hút nhân viên. Cô cũng nói thêm rằng "cuộc sống đang trở lại bình thường" với các trường hợp COVID-19 ở mức thấp nhất trong 10 tháng.

Somali News 05.13.21

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Guddoomiyaha Gobolka Kim Reynolds ayaa difaacaya go'aankeeda ah in la joojiyo dheefaha shaqo la'aanta ee federaalka

Reynolds iyo kooxaha ganacsiga ayaa sheegaya in lacagaha dheeriga ah ee la siinayo dadka shaqo la’aanta ah ee Iowans ay ka celineyso inay qaataan shaqooyin cusub xilli ganacsatadu aysan heli karin shaqaale ku filan.


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