No one gave the Denver Broncos much of a chance on Sunday. Their offense was too lame, people said. Their quarterback, too old. And yeah, their defense was really good. But so was the Carolina Panthers’.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.
Mismanagement and chronic fiscal problems in Kansas are eroding the state’s ability to serve the public. The situation is no longer one of short-term budget pain, as states typically experience in a recession. The financial problems are severe and deep-seated. They are pushing officials to make decisions that will harm Kansas and its citizens well into the future.
Father Tom Hermes, who is the principal of St. Mary School in Montrose, Mo., has a total of four classrooms with 29 students from pre-kindergarten through the eighth grade. Hermes has to take on many different types of responsibilities at the school, and he is the pastor for both the Immaculate Conception Church and St. Patrick Parish in Butler, Missouri. One of the goals for the rural private school is to increase enrollment with the support of the community.
Ballot boxes, of sorts, were placed into the habitat of the Meerkats at the Kansas City Zoo so that they could register their opinion on the whether the Broncos or the Panthers would win Sunday's game..