opinion Chris Christie Published 10:08 PM EDT May 22, 2019 When I was the governor of New Jersey in the aftermath of the Great Recession, we had a depressed tourism market in our gaming hub — Atlantic City — that had been left for dead. In addition to taking over a dysfunctional municipal government, I knew the problem could be improved with a new option: sports betting. We passed a law in 2012 authorizing sports betting. The NCAA and the four major sports leagues challenged our legislation, so we passed a new law. They challenged us again, so we took our case to the United States Supreme Court, and we won. Now every state in the country has the opportunity to authorize legalized betting on sports. Since New Jersey became the first new state to authorize sports betting, more than a half-dozen states followed our lead. And while other states had their heads in the right place, the manner in which they authorized sports betting has led to less than expected … [Read more...] about Opinion: On online gambling, follow New Jersey
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By Paul Stephen Updated 11:00 am CST, Thursday, December 6, 2018 Isaac Cummings brews coffee at the Joseph E. Coffee booth during the 2015 San Antonio Coffee Festival. Isaac Cummings brews coffee at the Joseph E. Coffee booth during the 2015 San Antonio Coffee Festival. Photo: Staff File Photo Photo: Staff File Photo Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Isaac Cummings brews coffee at the Joseph E. Coffee booth during the 2015 San Antonio Coffee Festival. Isaac Cummings brews coffee at the Joseph E. Coffee booth during the 2015 San Antonio Coffee Festival. Photo: Staff File Photo Organizers promise January’s San Antonio Coffee Festival won’t be a disaster 1 / 5 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Organizers promise January’s San Antonio Coffee Festival won’t be a disaster
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Reader Center Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Parents reflect on the pressure and desire they feel to enroll their boys in tackle football, despite the risk of brain injury. ByLela Moore Sept. 21, 2018 A 15-year-old high school football player made a play and was “I thought he was looking tough,” Kim Gavigan said of her son David, “but he didn’t really know who I was.” It As football season gets underway in high schools and youth leagues across the United States, communities But overshadowingbrain injury (and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E.) linked to taking hits during football and the angst many parents feel about deciding whether their children should participate. We asked parents, via an unscientific survey, to tell us where they stand on the subject of youth tackle football and … [Read more...] about The Coach Says He’s ‘Built for Football.’ His Parents Worry About C.T.E.
SECTIONS Search E-edition eEdition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database … [Read more...] about Ban health insurance that doesn’t cover pre-existing conditions? Jerry Brown to decide
Five call centers in Colorado Springs have either closed their doors or laid off employees since Dec. 31, resulting in the loss of 1,000 local jobs while the companies that operate those centers expand operations in low-wage countries.Centers operated in the Springs by Alorica and StarTek closed Dec. 31 and March 31, respectively, laying off all 547 employees. Conduent will close its center Oct. 12 and lay off all 410 employees. All three centers worked with multiple clients in multiple industries. Cable television operator Wide Open West laid off 24 “loyalty specialists” in February. Wells Fargo will lay off 53 in October after shutting down its Consumer Lending Group Home Equity Fulfillment group.The wave of cutbacks comes even as other local centers are expanding — the Pikes Peak Workforce Center lists more than 800 openings as of July for customer service representatives and at least five other centers have announced hiring plans during the past year. The Colorado … [Read more...] about 1,000 call center jobs lost in Colorado Springs while companies expand overseas