In men's college basketball, Louisiana-Monroe beat Vermont 71-65 last night to advance to the College Basketball Invitational championship series. Tylor Ongwae and Majok Deng each scored 22 points for Louisiana-Monroe. Ethan O'Day had 16 points for Vermont. The Warhawks will face Loyola Chicago in the best-of-3 title series, with Game 1 in Chicago on Monday night.
In women’s college basketball, the Siena Saints beat Mercer 65-54 for a trip to the WBI title game.
I’m sure you’ve heard that line more than a few times over the last decade or so. The amount of information on line has been a great tool for educators. But there are also cyber traps that more and more teachers are falling into. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge we’ll talk about the new book “Cyber Traps for Educators”.
Then we’ll meet a student from the UK who has overcome cyber-addiction and is trying to help others do the same.
The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with federal oversight responsibility to obtain complete investigative reports about alleged abuse of the disabled and mentally ill in state care.
The state Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs says it can only disclose completed reports after removing the names of staff accused of abuse or neglect, people who filed the complaints, witnesses and clinical records.
A large business group is calling for a new regional Catholic high school to be built in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The 400-member Springfield Chamber of Commerce in a statement Wednesday said the “best and only location” for the new school is the tornado-damaged campus of Cathedral High School on Surrey Road in Springfield.
The new school is the result of a proposed merger of Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic High School.
Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski plans to announce a site by the end of this school year.
Efforts aimed at blocking state laws that require mandatory labeling of genetically-modified foods are rekindling as Republicans in Congress this week suggested a new federal certification for GMO-free foods. The proposal is being closely watched in Vermont.