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Cleveland sees ‘strong bounce back’ in local travel following pandemic | Local News

As the travel and tourism industry begins its recovery following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Destination Cleveland released its visitation and economic impact report for 2021, showing a recovering Cuyahoga County about on pace with the state and the rest of the country. With 16.1 million visits to the county for business and leisure …

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Bringing science to the forefront of climate change policymaking | News

“Identity and sense of place” – that is what climate change threatens to take away from us, said Laura Petes, the chief of staff for climate and environment at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. On Oct. 17, in the John J. Hemmingson Center auditorium, the Gonzaga University Center for Climate, Society …

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Now Even Science Grants Must Bow to ‘Equity and Inclusion’

America’s largest research funder in physical sciences isn’t the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the National Science Foundation. It’s the Energy Department’s Office of Science, which gives money to university programs throughout the country and oversees the 10 major national laboratories, from Livermore to Los Alamos. Its brief includes energy and research into fundamental …

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First Lady Jill Biden to travel to Wisconsin Wednesday

MILWAUKEE — First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Milwaukee on Wednesday, Oct. 12 to speak with the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association (MTEA), according to a statement from The White House. She’ll visit with students, parents and educators at a Milwaukee Public Schools’ “Homework Diner.” It is not clear yet what school she’ll be visiting. …

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