‘God’s Creatures’ a dark Irish tale of family ties & lies

MOVIE REVIEW ‘GOD’S CREATURES’ Rated R. At Landmark Kendall Square and VOD. Grade B+ A dark tale of a small, tightly knit Irish community, where an accusation triggers tribal and familial reactions leading to the demonizing of the young female accuser, “God’s Creatures” is no walk in the park. Directed by Saela Davis and Anna… Continue reading ‘God’s Creatures’ a dark Irish tale of family ties & lies

Asian stocks sink on German inflation, British tax cuts

By JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank again Friday after German inflation spiked higher, British Prime Minister Liz Truss defended a tax-cut plan that rattled investors and Chinese manufacturing weakened. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney retreated. Oil prices edged lower. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index fell 2.1% on Thursday to its… Continue reading Asian stocks sink on German inflation, British tax cuts

Floods trap many in Florida as Ian heads to South Carolina

By TERRY SPENCER, ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and TIM REYNOLDS FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through inundated streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the Atlantic Ocean and churned toward South Carolina. Hours after weakening to… Continue reading Floods trap many in Florida as Ian heads to South Carolina

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa taken off field in stretcher in Dolphins-Bengals Thursday night game

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field in a stretcher in the second quarter of his team’s Thursday night game at the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium. Tagovailoa, who was already playing through back and ankle injuries, was spun down and driven to the turf on a sack by Bengals nose tackle… Continue reading Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa taken off field in stretcher in Dolphins-Bengals Thursday night game

Tagovailoa stretchered off field with head, neck injuries

CINCINNATI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being sacked in Thursday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals and was taken to a hospital for further evaluation. The Dolphins said Tagovailoa was conscious and had movement in all his extremities after being taken by stretcher from the field. He was… Continue reading Tagovailoa stretchered off field with head, neck injuries

US proposal would permit eagle deaths as renewables expand

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday proposed a new permitting program for wind energy turbines, power lines and other projects that kill eagles, amid growing concern among scientists that the rapid expansion of renewable energy in the U.S. West could harm golden eagle populations now teetering on decline. The Fish and Wildlife… Continue reading US proposal would permit eagle deaths as renewables expand

What we learned from Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, including a hidden moment of brilliance from Justin Fields

On Justin Fields’ biggest play of Sunday’s win against the Houston Texans, he was hoping for something even bigger. On the Chicago Bears’ fifth snap of their opening drive — third-and-9 from their 36 — Fields was confident receiver Darnell Mooney could spring free for a potential big gain on a deep corner route. But… Continue reading What we learned from Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, including a hidden moment of brilliance from Justin Fields

Ravens LT Ronnie Stanley says he’s ‘very close’ to returning, could play Sunday vs. Bills

As reporters huddled in the Ravens’ locker room Thursday afternoon, TV cameras shining a light on one of the team’s biggest mysteries, a chant broke out: “Ronnie! Ronnie! Ronnie!” Ronnie Stanley smiled. The left tackle has spent much of the past two years out of the spotlight and in the headlines, his largely private recovery… Continue reading Ravens LT Ronnie Stanley says he’s ‘very close’ to returning, could play Sunday vs. Bills

New Prior Lake-Savage district superintendent speaks on combating racism after multiple incidents

The new Prior Lake-Savage area school district superintendent said he plans to combat the issue of racism head-on, following previous school year of racist incidents.  Nya Sigin, former Prior Lake Student, was at the center of a racist video that circulated on social media last year. The video was riddled with racial slurs and attacks… Continue reading New Prior Lake-Savage district superintendent speaks on combating racism after multiple incidents

MCAS scores still struggling to rebound from COVID hit

Massachusetts students are still far from recovering from pandemic-era learning loss, MCAS standardized testing scores released Wednesday showed. The spring 2022 MCAS scores were mixed between subjects and grade levels — meaning in some areas students continue to fall further behind. And while some gains were made, the percent of students proficient in subjects measured… Continue reading MCAS scores still struggling to rebound from COVID hit