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tribe that encountered pilgrims renames columbus day


mashpee, mass. (ap) — the massachusetts tribe that was the first to encounter the pilgrims is renaming columbus day to indigenous peoples day. the mashpee wampanoag tribe’s council unanimously voted this week to change its holiday calendar to recognize ‘indigenous peoples day’ on the second monday in october each year. a tribe spokeswoman said friday […]






after mariucci renaming, will the barn get a corporate makeover?


so far, there has been no announcement of renaming historic williams arena, the historic basketball venue. but gophers officials have hinted that it’s a “possibility.”






strangers make an unlikely connection in “columbus”


set in columbus, indiana, a mecca of midcentury modernist architecture - who knew? - "columbus" begins with the collapse of a renowned architecture scholar who's in town to give a talk.






confederates, columbus and everyone else: let's just tear down all the public me


columbus day will be more than just a holiday this year. it will be a confrontation with history. in august, the los angeles city council voted to erase the event from its calendar, replacing it with indigenous peoples day. in september, the statue of christopher columbus in manhattan’s central...






navratilova demands renaming of margaret court arena


martina navratilova, the 18-time tennis grand slam champion, has penned an open letter calling for the renaming of the margaret court arena at melbourne park after the australian’s “racist and homophobic” comments. navratilova’s letter comes after court, a former world no.1, said she would boycott q...






officer hospitalized after car crashes into cruiser


columbus, ohio (ap) — ohio police say a fellow officer was hospitalized after a car struck his cruiser while he was helping a stranded motorist. columbus police sgt. stephen carr says in a facebook post the crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. sunday on interstate 670. the columbus dispatch reports columbus police sgt. benjamin messerly […]






columbus day: what are we celebrating?


we discuss christopher columbus's legacy of invasion, greed and death.






replacing columbus day with indigenous peoples day is a long overdue victory for


twenty five years ago, ahead of its time as usual, the city of berkeley renamed columbus day as indigenous peoples day. los angeles, what took you so long? this week, despite heartfelt pleas by some italian-americans to preserve the annual commemoration of christopher columbus, who was born in...






northshore school district exploring renaming pop keeney stadium


the northshore school district is forming a committee to explore renaming pop keeney stadium in bothell. “a request has been made to change the name of pop keeney stadium. per school board policy 9250p, the superintendent shall select a committee whose purpose it will be to submit to the board of directors a recommendation,” the […]






los angeles considers renaming rodeo road in southwest l.a. ‘obama boulevard’


president obama has been out of office only a few months. but he might have both a street and an l.a. freeway named after him soon. los angeles city council president herb wesson has proposed renaming rodeo road in southwest l.a. “obama boulevard” in honor of the president. wesson noted that obama...






aug. 27 letters: columbus statue should stay in city hall


columbus was a brave explorer who used the science and the technology of his day to do what others deemed impossible






columbus police: animal lover died trying to save dog


columbus, ind. (ap) — a woman whose family said she developed a love for animals at a young age lost her life trying to save a dog from a river, police said monday. a witness reported seeing a woman matching the description of jacqueline watts, chasing a small dog on friday afternoon. columbus police lt. […]






shooter reported at ohio school; 1 arrested, no one injured


columbus, ohio (ap) — authorities who responded to a report of an active shooter at an ohio high school say they arrested one person and took a gun, and no one was hurt. officers were called friday morning to columbus scioto, which is a few miles south of downtown columbus. shortly thereafter, the police department […]






should americans celebrate christopher columbus? (2 letters)


columbus was a brutal, narcissistic charlatan who began one of the worst genocides in world history, reducing the population of hispaniola from about 2 million to a few thousand in one decade.






7 books to read with kids about christopher columbus


before we raze the memory of christopher columbus, we might wish to know why many generations considered him a great man despite his sins.






columbus 1, wild 0


the wild ended a short road trip with a 1-0 loss in columbus that stung even more with a disallowed goal.






minnesotans want to replace a statue of christopher columbus with prince


over 2,000 people signed a petition to replace the christopher columbus statue at the state capitol building in st. paul, minnesota with a statue of the seven time grammy award-winning singer prince. community organizer wintana melekin created a petition to replace the columbus statue with a minneso...






indigenous peoples day? some italian-americans say stick with columbus


new york – is it time to say arrivederci to christopher columbus?






3 columbus zoo polar bear cubs named


columbus, ohio (ap) — three polar bear cubs born to two different mothers at a central ohio zoo last year now have names. the columbus zoo and aquarium looked to the public for help in naming anana’s female cub born nov. 8. amelia gray emerged as the winner in the worldwide contest. zoo staff chose […]






the battle brewing over christopher columbus


a debate rages over christopher columbus' legacy and how it should be recognized.






what christopher columbus achieved was momentous. he deserves a holiday.


to the editor: the decision by the los angeles city council to remove any mention of christopher columbus from the oct. 12 employee holiday is both an overreach of political correctness and also a failure to see the big picture. (“l.a. city council replaces columbus day with indigenous peoples...






minnesota united-columbus game preview


while united forward christian ramirez carries most of his team’s scoring chances and has 10 goals this season, columbus has a much more balanced attack.






history shows christopher columbus is worth celebrating


examining the accomplishments of columbus in the proper context shows there's no justification in destroying, defacing or removing his monuments -- or in minimizing his legacy.






police divers locate body in columbus park pond


divers from the chicago police department’s marine unit sunday afternoon found a body while searching a columbus park pond for a missing person, police said. about 2:45 p.m. authorities got a call about a person in the water at columbus park, in the 500 block of south central avenue.  the body...






image of the day


what may look like two astronauts embracing one another in space is actually two empty spacesuits stowed inside the international space station's columbus module. pink lighting from the greenhouse in columbus adds a romantic ambiance to the scene.






police say 9 shot early sunday in ohio club, 2 critical


columbus, ohio (ap) — police in ohio’s capital city say nine people have been wounded, two critically, in an early morning shooting in a columbus club. columbus police say initial investigation indicates an argument erupted into gunfire at 3:20 a.m. sunday in the j&r party hall. they say five females and four males were shot, […]






line up set for columbus cartoon and comic strip festival


columbus, ohio (ap) — the first woman to win a pulitzer prize for editorial cartooning is among the participants in an annual cartoon and comic strip festival in ohio’s capital city. cartoon crossroads columbus runs sept. 28 through oct. 1 at various locations throughout the city. it features creators of comic strips, political cartoons and […]






teen indicted on conspiracy charge for 2016 school threat


columbus, ohio (ap) — a teenage boy who authorities say plotted a mass shooting at a suburban columbus high school has been indicted as an adult on conspiracy to commit murder charge. a franklin county grand jury handed up the indictment against 17-year-old john staley iii on thursday in columbus. franklin county prosecutor ron o’brien […]






rapids come from behind for dramatic 2-1 win over columbus


undermanned but resilient, the rapids came from behind saturday night for a dramatic 2-1 victory, scoring twice in the last 10 minutes to defeat the columbus crew.






columbus 1, minnesota united 0


minnesota united hosted the columbus at tcf bank stadium, july 4,2017. the loons opened a long homestand by failing to score a goal against the crew.






police say 100,000 dashboard cam files accidentally deleted


columbus, ohio (ap) — columbus, ohio, police say they’re investigating an employee’s accidental deletion of about 100,000 dashboard camera video files. the police agency says its columbus police technical services bureau learned last week of the mass deletion of the files, which happened may 8. police chief kim jacobs says most of the files were […]






newcomer panarin, rookies help columbus rout islanders 5-0


pierre-luc dubois scored in his nhl debut and sergei bobrovsky made 29 saves in the columbus blue jackets' 5-0 victory over the new york islanders on friday night in the season opener for both teams.






google translate 5.8 update introduces word definitions and account switcher


the definitions and use cases have been added to the bottom of the interface below the alternate translations section.






no classes at ohio school where police say student fired gun


columbus, ohio (ap) — officials say classes won’t be held monday at a central ohio school where a gun was fired last week. columbus city schools canceled classes for students at columbus scioto 6-12, a public school for special needs and emotionally disturbed students. schools spokesman scott varner says teachers and staff will report to […]






trump proclaims columbus day, without obama's qualms


president donald trump is proclaiming monday as columbus day — without any of his predecessor's qualms.