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Bills’ Mario Addison on chance to add former teammate Cam Newton to career sack list: ‘Hell yeah!’

New Buffalo Bills edge rusher Mario Addison had a pretty normal-feeling zoom press conference on Friday before practice.

He spoke about getting to know his new teammates in Buffalo during a pandemic after seven seasons in Carolina. How each member of the team’s defensive line is motivating each other on the field with every rep. And even shed some light on how coach Sean McDermott aggressively rotating the d-line to get everyone on the same page with less time to prepare for the season.

But when former teammate Cam Newton’s name was mentioned near the end of the session, Addison couldn’t help but smile when he was asked whether he’s looking forward to finally getting a chance to hit the New England Patriots quarterback.

Addison stroked his beard a few times and joked that he wanted to get it just right before he replied.

“To answer that question: hell yeah,”

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11 MD Colleges Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best’ List For 2021

MARYLAND —The Princeton Review has released its annual list of the country’s best colleges. The 2021 list, which features 386 schools, includes 11 in Maryland.

The colleges were selected based on “our high opinion of their academics,” according to the Princeton Review. The organization says it monitors colleges “continuously and annually” to collect data on more than 2,000 schools.

To determine the “best,” Princeton Review staff visits schools and communicates with hundreds of college administrators.

“We pay close attention to feedback we get about colleges from students, parents, educators, and our own staff at the Princeton Review locations across the country,” the organization said in a statement.

Here are the Maryland colleges named among the country’s best by the Princeton Review; they are not put in any order but are listed alphabetically by location:

  • St. John’s College, Annapolis

  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

  • Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore

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5 Wisconsin Colleges Make Princeton Review’s 2021 ‘Best’ List

MILWAUKEE, WI — The Princeton Review this week released its annual list of the country’s best colleges. This year’s list, which features 386 schools, includes 5 in Wisconsin.

The 2021 Best 386 Colleges were selected based on “our high opinion of their academics,” the Princeton Review said in announcing its newest list. The organization said it monitors colleges “continuously and annually” to collect data on more than 2,000 schools.

In determining the “best,” The Princeton Review said it also visits schools and communicates with hundreds of college administrators in compiling its assessment.

“We pay close attention to the feedback we get about colleges from students, parents, educators, and our own staff at The Princeton Review locations across the country,” the organization said.

Here are the Wisconsin colleges named among the country’s best by Princeton Review

Princeton Review also announced which of the “Best” schools earned a place in its 29th

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29 PA Colleges Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best’ List For 2021

PENNSYLVANIA —The Princeton Review has released its annual list of the country’s best colleges. The 2021 list, which features 386 schools, includes 29 in Pennsylvania.

The colleges were selected based on “our high opinion of their academics,” the Princeton Review said in announcing its newest list. The organization says it monitors colleges “continuously and annually” to collect data on more than 2,000 schools.

In determining the “best,” The Princeton Review says it also visits schools, and communicates with hundreds of college administrators in compiling its assessment.

“We pay close attention to feedback we get about colleges from students, parents, educators, and our own staff at The Princeton Review locations across the country,” the organization said.

Here are the Pennsylvania colleges named among the country’s best by Princeton Review:

(The institution is followed by its location, and full-time enrollment.)

  • Muhlenberg College, Allentown, 2,251

  • Moravian College, Bethlehem, 2,073

  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, 5,178

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Georgia’s Greene Joins List of Candidates Linked to QAnon

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Republican runoff win Tuesday makes her the latest QAnon-linked candidate to make it to the November ballot.

The far-right conspiracy group has made headlines this year as supporters have run — and in some cases won — congressional races around the country. QAnon believers are part of an online community that believes there is a so-called deep state tied to sex trafficking that is conspiring against President Trump. They identify themselves with slogans and pledges, and they follow the anonymous online leader, Q.

The liberal-leaning group Media Matters for America has identified 20 candidates who’ve qualified for the November ballot and have supported QAnon theories or used their hashtags or phrases on social media. Nineteen of the 20 candidates are Republicans.

“So the Republican Party is going to have to deal with this. I mean, when some of these candidates will get to Congress, some of them

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More Twin Cities School Districts Make Decisions For Fall: LIST

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL METRO, MN — It’s been more than a week since Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health released parameters they want schools to meet before fully reopening, and more schools have made decisions about what this fall will look like for students and staff.

Minnesota’s “back to school” season is going to be unlike any other year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The recommended model of education — distance learning, hybrid, or in-person — depends on how many coronavirus cases are reported in the county.

However, the ultimate decision of how to reopen school this fall is being left up to the school districts themselves.

Several school districts in the Twin Cities metro have already announced their “education model” decision for this fall, while others are planning to do so later this month:

Note: All school districts in Minnesota are required to offer an online-only

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Residents Make Dean’s List At Illinois Wesleyan

NORTHBROOK, IL — We’re keeping track of all the major higher education accomplishments of area students. Send your submissions to [email protected]

Local students named to Illinois Wesleyan University’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Illinois Wesleyan University’s Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year consisted of 831 students from 29 states and 16 countries. The following local students made the list:

  • Ellen Gilbert, of Northbrook, a sophomore majoring in Psychology.

  • Leah Matlin, of Northbrook, a first-year majoring in Undecided.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a GPA of 3.50 or better during the semester, based on 4.0 for straight As.

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Area residents make dean’s list at Lawrence University

Lawrence University students were named to the 2020 Dean’s List, an annual honor roll of students demonstrating exemplary academic performance. The Dean’s List is compiled at the end of the academic

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Stimulus talks drag with $1 trillion on the line; list of dangerous hand sanitizers grows; Australia under siege

Congressional leaders and White House officials return to the bargaining table this week with a $1 trillion package of stimulus checks, jobless benefit bonuses and relief for small businesses hanging in the balance.

All combatants agree that some progress was made in talks Saturday, but no one spoke optimistically about a deal coming soon. Among major sticking points – what will replace the $600 weekly unemployment benefit bonus that expired last week. The bonus more than doubled unemployment checks issued to tens of millions of Americans left jobless by months of pandemic-driven recession.

“We went through a long list of policy issues on our side and on their side,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. “As we’ve suggested in the past, there’s clearly a subset of issues where we both agree on very much.”

In Australia, the sprawling city of Melbourne was effectively placed in lockdown Sunday amid a spiraling outbreak.

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a shrinking list of top contenders

Washington (AFP) – As the rumors and leaks fly, analysts are working overtime to predict who Joe Biden will pick as his running mate for the November 3 elections — a choice that could produce the first female vice president in American history.

While history suggests that the Democrat’s pick will probably have a minimal impact on voters’ intentions, some analysts say it could make a crucial difference in helping mobilize black voters or those in Midwestern states who tipped the 2016 election to Trump.

Biden, who leads President Donald Trump in most polls, committed himself earlier to choosing a female running mate and is expected to announce his pick soon.

Now, in the wake of the historic wave of black anger against police violence and systemic racism unleashed by the death of George Floyd, pressure has grown on the 77-year-old Democrat to choose an African American as his Number

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Catherines plus-size retailer to permanently close all of its stores in bankruptcy. See the list.

Plus-size retailer Catherines will permanently shutter all of its 320 bricks-and-mortar stores but plans to continue as an online-only store.

The upcoming closures were announced as parent company Ascena Retail Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday.

The New Jersey-based company said it has reached an agreement to sell Catherines’ intellectual property and transition its e-commerce business to City Chic Collective Limited.

Ascena also operates 2,800 stores across Justice, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor Loft, Lou & Grey and Cacique. More than 1,600 stores could close across all the brands, court records show.

“It is with a very heavy heart that we must let you know that we will be closing all of our Catherines stores,” a letter to customers said. “The COVID-19 global pandemic has had a tremendous financial impact on our business and it saddens us to make this difficult decision.”

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