'War of the states': EV, chip makers lavished with subsidies
States are doling out more cash than ever to lure multibillion-dollar microchip, electric vehicle and battery factories, inspiring ever-more competition as they dig deeper into their pockets to attract big employers and capitalize on a wave of huge new projects.
Longtime sports journalist, best-selling author refuses to travel to Texas for Final Four over gun laws
After children and teachers were shot and killed at an elementary school in Texas, author and columnist John Feinstein urged the NCAA to relocate the men's and women's Final Four.foxnews.com
Trump plans to turn himself in early Tuesday, then return to Mar-a-Lago, campaign says
The former president plans to depart his Florida home Monday and spend the night at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Monday night, then appear in court Tuesday morning, according to a campaign aide.news.yahoo.com
Florida teen debuts trans visibility film as bans spread
A Florida teenager has documented how it feels to be young and transgender for a film set to debut at a festival as transgender people around the world celebrate visibility and lawmakers across the country look to restrict their rights and care.
How to Watch the Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets - NBA (3/31/23) | Channel, Stream, Preview
HOUSTON - Coming off a tough battle to begin their four-game road trip, the Detroit Pistons head down to Texas to take on the second-worst team in the NBA, the Houston Rockets, on Friday night. The defeat also extends the Pistons’ losing skid to seven games, and are now in last place in the Eastern Conference by 9.5 games. 1 pick in this summer’s NBA Draft with the Pistons is the Rockets. Check out more stories about the Detroit Pistons here on MLiveNBA BasketballWho: Detroit Pistons (16-60) vs. Houston Rockets (18-59)When: Friday, March 31Time: 8 p.m. ETWhere: Toyota Center (Houston, Texas)Channel: Bally Sports DetroitStream: FuboTV (Free Trial), DirecTV StreamCheck out the NBA standings and results on NBA.commlive.com
Former Tigers closer roughed up in Philadelphia debut
After one game, both the Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies could get failing grades for their off-season trade. The Tigers, who traded closer Gregory Soto to the Philadelphia Phillies, received outfielder Matt Vierling and infielder Nick Maton. A walk to Kyle Seager loaded the bases, and Nathaniel Lowe’s dribbler in front of the plate went for an RBI single, ending Soto’s Philadelphia debut. Robbie Grossman started in left field for Texas and hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia starter Aaron Nola. The Tigers traded Grossman to the Atlanta Braves in August last season for pitcher Kris Anglin.mlive.com
Federal Judge Rules Insurance Doesn't Have to Cover PrEP Drugs, Mammograms, and Much More
On Thursday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that Obamacare’s requirement that health insurance cover preventive health care at no cost is unconstitutional and struck it down nationwide. The ruling affects PrEP for HIV, cancer screenings, mammograms, and some prenatal care including screenings for gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. (It does not affect the birth control coverage mandate, as the judge dismissed that part of the lawsuit, and it also doesn’t affect the HPV vaccine, coverage of whnews.yahoo.com
Finalists for Grand Rapids fire chief sound off on what they bring to the table
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The two finalists to replace retiring Grand Rapids Fire Chief John Lehman on Wednesday sounded off on why they are the best candidate for the job. The finalists Lehman are Grand Rapids Fire Deputy Chief of Support Services Brad Brown and Port Neches, Texas, Fire Chief Eloy Vega. Related: Candidates for Grand Rapids’ next fire chief to participate in community forumBrown currently serves as deputy chief of support services at the Grand Rapids Fire Department. Here’s how each candidate responded Wednesday when asked what they bring to the table if selected as chief. I bring experience from a large department, specifically the city of Laredo, Texas, which is a department and city very similar in size to the city of Grand Rapids.mlive.com
Biden creates national monuments in Nevada, Texas mountains
Biden designated Avi Kwa Ame, a desert mountain in southern Nevada that Native Americans consider sacred, as a national monument, along with the Castner Range in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, the Castner Range designation will protect cultural, scientific and historic objects, honor U.S. veterans and tribal nations, and expand access to outdoor recreation on public lands, Biden said. Fort Mojave Tribe Chairman Timothy Williams, who attended the conservation summit, said tribes throughout the Southwest consider Avi Kwa Ame to be sacred land. Biden designated his first national monument, in Colorado, last year. In 2021, he restored the boundaries for Bears Ears National Monument in Utah after they were significantly narrowed by President Donald Trump, a Republican.mlive.com
2023 Final Four tickets in Houston: How to get them for men’s semifinals, national title game
The men’s NCAA Tournament is nearing its conclusion with the Final Four set to tip off this weekend at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. It’s the first time that none of the top-3 seeds have made it to the Final Four. Here’s how to get tickets for Saturday’s Final Four games:The national championship game is set to take place on Monday, April 3 at 9:20 p.m. ET, which also will be held at NRG Stadium in Houston. Here’s how to get tickets for Monday’s men’s national championship game:mlive.com
Nashville police who took out a school shooter in minutes appeared to call out Uvalde's officers, saying 'we will never wait to make entry' to 'stop a threat'
A retired NYPD sergeant told Insider that Nashville's "timely" release of information about the deadly mass shooting has been "textbook."news.yahoo.com
Terry emotional as Texas' run ends; his job status uncertain
Rodney Terry teared up and his voice cracked to the point he could barely talk as he professed his love for the team he took over less than one month into the season and coached to the cusp of the Final Four. Terry paused, trying to continue while Marcus Carr patted him on the shoulder. “It was never about me,” Terry said.news.yahoo.com
Miller, Wong rally Miami past Texas 88-81 for 1st Final Four
Jordan Miller and Isaiah Wong rallied Miami from a 13-point second-half deficit, Norchad Omier made two big free throws and an even more important steal down the stretch, and the fifth-seeded Hurricanes stunned No. 2 seed Texas 88-81 on Sunday to reach the Final Four for the first time in school history. Miller finished with 27 points, going 7 of 7 from the field and 13 of 13 from the foul line, while Wong scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to beat the Longhorns, who had been the top remaining seed in a topsy-turvy NCAA Tournament.news.yahoo.com
Gun used in kidnapping of Americans in Mexico came from US
Federal court documents say the a man who admitted to purchasing firearms that he knew would be going from the U.S. to a Mexican drug cartel was arrested in Texas after the discovery that one of the weapons was linked to the deadly kidnapping of four Americans in the border city of Matamoros.
Ballet Folklórico De Detroit showcases Detroit attitude, pride through dance
A unique dance group from southwest detroit has been working day and night to make it to an international dance competition to put Detroit up against some of the best dance groups in the country, but inflation is hurting their hopes.
Texas judge in abortion pill case is a conservative favorite
A Texas judge hearing a case that could throw into jeopardy access to the nation’s most common method of abortion is a former attorney for a Christian legal group who critics say is being sought out by conservative litigants because they believe he’ll be sympathetic to their causes.
No. 7 Texas rolls past No. 3 Kansas 76-56 for Big 12 title
Dylan Disu overcame early foul trouble to score 18 points, Marcus Carr and Sir’Jabari Rice added 17 apiece, and seventh-ranked Texas silenced a heavily pro-Kansas crowd in a 76-56 romp over the third-ranked Jayhawks in the finals of the Big 12 Tournament.