Bookings for beds running out for May Racing Carnival in Warrnambool

Bookings for beds running out for May Racing Carnival in Warrnambool

news, local-news, IF you haven’t booked a bed yet for the May Racing Carnival, you better hop to it. Warrnambool City Council’s visitor economy manager David McMahon says providers are reporting their hotel, motel and caravan parks are almost full. “It’s Warrnambool’s single biggest event in terms of economic impact and city branding,” he said. […]

Organisers under starters orders for Fife Point-to-Point racing at Balcormo

Organisers under starters orders for Fife Point-to-Point racing at Balcormo

Almost perfect conditions are anticipated for the eagerly-awaited Fife Point-to-Point race meeting at Balcormo Mains on Saturday. The UK’s most northerly point-to-point meeting has grown in size and stature in recent years and this weekend’s spectacular on Easter Saturday is expected to draw a huge crowd to the Kingdom’s countryside. Current going at the venue […]

Man arrested, innocent woman injured in I-684 crash

Man arrested, innocent woman injured in I-684 crash

CLOSE A car traveling northbound on I-684 rolled over onto Route 22 in Purdys April 16, 2019. The driver was injured and taken to Danbury Hospital. Frank Becerra Jr. , fbecerra@lohud.com The crash occurred in Purdys. NORTH SALEM – Drag racing led to an innocent driver being injured when one of the speedsters clipped her SUV and […]

Texas Tech’s Medical School Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Texas Tech’s Medical School Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Read: The movement to diversify medical schools. In a letter to the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Eric Bentley, the general counsel for the Texas Tech University system, said that the school could prove that it was using race in an constitutionally-accepted way, but that Texas Tech would voluntarily agree to drop the […]

Atlanta Police Officer Asks Court to Suspend Alleged Race-Based Promotions

Atlanta Police Officer Asks Court to Suspend Alleged Race-Based Promotions

Mario Williams (Photo: John Disney/ALM) A 27-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department wants a federal judge to suspend a command staff promotion policy that he claims is governed by race. Atlanta attorney Mario Williams moved Monday for a temporary restraining order on behalf of Lt. Terry Joyner. The TRO, if granted, would suspend what […]

Braidon Small in coma | RACING.COM

Braidon Small in coma | RACING.COM

Braidon Small (Image: Racing Photos) Jumps rider Braidon Small is in an induced coma and could undergo surgery as soon as Monday morning after suffering a delayed reaction to a head injury at Sunday’s Pakenham jumps meeting. Victorian Jockey’s Association chief executive Matt Hyland explained on Monday morning that Small, 27, fell from Startierra in […]