Texas is ending its mask mandate on Wednesday, one week after Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced that the state would lift its COVID-19 restrictions. Abbott’s move makes Texas the largest state to lift its requirement for face coverings. He attributed the move to an increasing vaccination pace and a low statewide positivity rate. […]

When Amplus Academy first announced it would start a flag football program, the response was anything but overwhelming. Coach Ariana Grgas said one player showed up in person and two virtually to the first meeting. But word quickly spread, and a team of 12 was formed. On Friday, the Archers […]

A three-day online auction seeking bidders for the Hartford Hilton hotel ended Wednesday afternoon without a buyer, owner Waterford Group confirmed. The 388-room Trumbull Street hotel furloughed or laid off hundreds of workers over the spring and summer as the COVID-19 pandemic caused events and travel activity to plunge, warning […]

MoDot is now NoDot. The misplaced panel on the Circa hotel tower’s 30th floor has been corrected. That work was finished at about 6 p.m. Friday. MoDot was a well-known design flaw, social-media posting subject and conversation piece on Circa’s east-facing hotel tower. The paneling error was discovered in July […]

The 28-year-old player, who is now training with Brazil’s national soccer team ahead of two World Cup qualifying matches, has always denied any wrongdoing in both the rape allegation and the potential cybercrimes violation. Neymar was under investigation by the cybercrimes division of the Rio state police for posting images […]

A Brazilian judge has closed an investigation into possible cybercrimes violations involving soccer star Neymar, a case linked to a woman’s rape allegation that led to no charges against him By MAURICIO SAVARESE Associated Press October 8, 2020, 3:39 AM • 2 min read SAO PAULO — A Brazilian judge […]