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SkillsUSA is helping students gain educations in technical fields, find work

PEKIN, IL — Last week, SkillsUSA student leaders met with U.S. Department of Education Chief of Staff Jennifer Mishory to advocate for career and technical education (CTE). The leaders visited the U.S. Department of Education during SkillsUSA week. Their goal was to discuss how SkillsUSA programming aligns with federal education priorities. Encouraging more participation in ...

Infiniti’s 2022 QX60 Autograph is one of the best luxury SUV values going

Infiniti has gone through a nice overhaul these past couple of years with its design language and the QX60 is the final vehicle to see those benefits. This large, three-row SUV seats 7, hauls up to 6,000 pounds and has a starting price tag of $46,785. Our test model, the Autograph trim level, prices out ...

Abortion Vacay, Newsom, California, Recall

How to Stop California’s march toward becoming the Abortion Vacay state

By June of 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (CA) will rule on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Thus California will become ground zero in the war to defend life if the Supreme Court fully overturns Roe v. Wade.  Liberal baby killing goals to make California the state for ...

September 11 and Rosh Hashanah 2018

The American Jewish Paradox: A thoughtful examination of the future

The American Jewish condition, in the view of Harvard law professor and director of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project Robert H. Mnookin, is deeply paradoxical. While Jews have achieved unprecedented integration, influence, and esteem in every facet of American life, this diverse community now faces a number of diverse challenges. Among them, Mnookin argues, is ...

The magnificent orange: Food is Good Medicine Series One

SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2022– When thinking about an orange, it is impossible not to have flashbacks of early childhood experiences driving with family from San Diego to Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. Miles and miles of orange groves lined the highway, with magnificent bursts of oranges amidst what appeared like never-ending groves; and with fragrant ...

Emmett and Mamie Till to receive posthumous Congressional Gold Medal

Nearly 70 years ago, a mother, gripped with grief, made a decision that forever changed the landscape of American society. Mamie Till-Mobley tearfully decided to show the nation an open coffin view of her bruised, battered, and lynched son Emmett Till. Those horrific photos outraged the nation and galvanized the American modern civil rights movement. ...

Resolution, 2022, God

How to use God’s Word to make an Unbreakable Resolution For 2022

Thankfully, the end of 2021 has arrived. Families amid America’s holiday season may be attempting to marginalize Covid-19 Vax-Mandates and a myriad of national and international turmoil. Now, America can redirect its gaze forward to 2022. The new year is typically a time for making resolutions. When hope springs eternal. Resolutions are often annual attempts ...

Gluten-Free Applesauce Cake a crowd pleaser for all holiday traditions

SAN DIEGO, December 7, 2021– Gluten-Free Applesauce Cake, healthy and wholesome appeals to a wide variety of tastes this holiday season. As Hanukkah ends, and Christmas trees adorn, there is no denying the holidays are here! Whatever the beliefs and/or practices, most would agree that this magnificent time of each year is the crowning glory ...

The Car Coach, Four Cs of winter driving

The Car Coach: Four C’s you need to know before winter snow and ice

It’s the perfect time to get under the hood before winter takes effect. Here are four Cs to get your vehicle ready for the colder weather: check, change, carry, and clean. Follow these tips, and you’ll stay on the road and off the side of it. The Four Cs: Check: Lights – Headlights, taillights, turn ...

The Car Coach, Gas Prices, Government

The Car Coach discusses the governments influence on rising gas prices

WASHINGTON: The Biden White House released a 3-day supply of crude oil for America from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Which hardly makes up for the termination of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline can provide our country with up to 900,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil per day. Those barrels of Canadian ...

Jeep makes a splash into the plug-in hybrid market with its Wrangler Rubicon 4xE

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Jeeps’ new 4xE Wrangler Hybrid is here, how will the Jeep community respond? For most Jeep owners, the brand and the vehicle are a way of life. There’s a certain cult-like following that the brand has garnered over the past several decades. You’ll see it as other Jeep drivers give you a ...

Enjoy a healthy and tasty Rustic Pear Tart this Thanksgiving

SAN DIEGO, November 16, 2021– Thanksgiving preparation need not be stressful with an easy, healthful and delicious Rustic Pear Tart. With so much to do as we make our holiday to-do lists and finding ways to save time and maintain quality is priceless. A simple yet fabulous dessert is just what your Thanksgiving table needs. ...

GMC’s 2022 Hummer EV ushers in innovation and capability | First Look

Ever since the original Humvee was released decades ago, there’s been a loyal fanbase to the Hummer brand and vehicles. GMC is poised to release it with this moniker, the Hummer EV will come in the form of a SUV and or with a 5-foot bed for a pick-up configuration. This is not your garden ...

Jew, Tefflin, Jewish, 50 States

An expression of faith: Traveling 50 states, meeting Jews, and putting on Tefillin

For Jewish men, Tefillin is one of our most important rituals. Tefillin are phylacteries. One box affixes to the forehead, with the other box held by straps around the arms. Each box contains Torah passages. The straps are attached tightly, a metaphor for binding our head and heart to Hashem. Finally, the reading of prayers, ...

2022 Rivian R1T all electric pickup – First Look

By: Lauren Fix and Duane Pemberton Rivian has finally released its first vehicle to the market and what we have is the very trick, R1T electric truck. This mid-sized, all-wheel drive truck has tons of features, some of them are unique to the R1T and can’t be found anywhere else. Tesla’s Elon Musk loves to ...

Fall’s Daylight Savings Time may have potential health and safety risks

SAN DIEGO, November 2, 2021– Across the US Daylight Savings Time reaches its end this coming Sunday, November 7th at 2 A.M. Most Americans will set their clocks to a “fall back” position – one hour earlier Daylight Savings Time 2021 Sunday, November 7, will have the unique feeling of being a much longer day ...