The unilateral cutting of major sports and activities in Hinsdale High School District 86 is a direct attack on our family values and our children, hurting our property values and benefiting only special interest groups.,This elected board of education and Superintendent Bruce Law are intimidating voters and families using sports and activity cancellations for political purposes, essentially protecting adult jobs (i.e. overstaffing) while damaging our kids’ future.,The district already spends $22,500 per student ($110 million total annually), more than enough money for all sports, all activities and importantly enough for all needed safety improvements.,This current board majority voted in the past two unsustainable teacher’s contracts with zero reforms.,We need reform in the local teachers’ union contract or this intimidation stunt will occur every four years.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The wife of California Governor Gavin Newsom said she will go by the title of “first partner,” nixing the traditional “first lady” title.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom changed her Twitter bio to reflect the new title of “First Partner of California” on Monday, the day of Gavin Newsom’s inauguration in Sacramento.,Jennifer Siebel Newsom also read a poem in English and Spanish at the governor’s inauguration, a move she said reminded Californians of “our common humanity, reminding us that we are all one California family.��,Gavin Newsom promised the most populous state in the country will be a “sanctuary to all who seek it” in a direct affront to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.,RELATED: California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (WIAT) -- Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoahas more than 400 relatives who traveled to California to watch the National Championship.,Tune in to CBS 42 news at 10 p.m. CT to see the exclusive interview with CBS 42 Sports Reporter Simone Eli as she speaks with the Tugavailoa family in California, only on CBS 42.

What if quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had stepped off the plane in Los Angeles, instead of continuing east to Tuscaloosa, when he left high school in Hawaii?,At the end of the regular season, Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart accepted the head coaching job at Georgia, which prompted blue-chip recruit Jake Fromm to flip from the Crimson Tide to the Bulldogs.,But Tagovailoa later told a Hawaiian television crew that he might have left if not for the 2018 championship game, when Alabama coach Nick Saban pulled him off the bench and he ended up leading the team to victory over Georgia with a long touchdown pass in overtime.,The way Tagovailoa quickly changed things at Alabama, taking command of an offense that had played second-fiddle to the defense, transforming it into a juggernaut that averages more than 527 yards and 47 points.,In his first season as a starter — albeit surrounded by a better team — Tagovailoa just missed winning the Heisman Trophy, passing for 3,671 yards and 41 touchdowns while limiting his interceptions to four.

New York center Enes Kanter will not travel to London for the Knicks' upcoming international game because he believes he could be assassinated for his opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.,"Sadly, I'm not going because of that freaking lunatic, the Turkish president," Kanter said.,Kanter's Turkish passport was revoked in 2017, and an international warrant for his arrest was issued by Turkey.,Kanter is a follower of a U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Turkey's government of masterminding a failed military coup in 2016.,"People often ask me why I continue to speak out if it's hurting my family," Kanter wrote in a column for Time magazine last year.

REDDING, CT — Christine E. Hansen (nee Daniels), 48, of Redding, passed away on December 3, 2018 at Danbury Regional Hospice after a 5 year battle with breast cancer.,She also served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Redding.,Christine is survived by her devoted husband Tom, as well as her pride and joy, son Connor of Redding, son Matthew and daughter-in-law Laura of Fort Sill, OK, daughter Kristyn of New Haven, her beloved dog Kirby, mother Diana Daniels of Redding, brother Greg Daniels of Fairfield, father and mother-in-law Robert and Nancy Hansen of Bethel, brother-in-law Robert Hansen, Jr. and sister-in-law Brenda of Shelton, maternal grandmother Elizabeth Daniels of Sherman, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.,A Memorial Mass for relatives and close friends will be held at St. Patrick Church in Redding on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.,To offer online condolences to Christine's family, please visit www.boutonfuneralhome.com.

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COLUMBUS — An investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by an Ohio State team doctor, the death of a 16-year-old boy while trapped in his family minivan, and a mass shooting at a Cincinnati bank are among the top stories in 2018 as selected by The Associated Press.,After an investigation was opened on April 5, scores of former athletes and other men came forward to accuse now-deceased Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss of sexual misconduct against students throughout his two decades there.,Meyer returned to coaching after the suspension and led Ohio State to an 11-1 record, then announced on Dec. 5 he would step down from coaching, citing debilitating headaches caused by a cyst on his brain.,The scourge of mass shootings across the nation hit Ohio on Sept. 6, when a 29-year-old man walked into Cincinnati’s downtown Fifth Third Bank building and opened fire .,Authorities arrested a family of four Nov. 13 in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another family in rural Ohio, a crime that prosecutors suggested stemmed from a custody dispute.

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Within 24 hours of her family appearing on local news channels pleading for the safe return of 18-year-old student Shalyha Ahmad, the University of Illinois at Chicago freshman walked into a police station and told authorities she had never been missing, police said Thursday afternoon.,Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department, said Ahmad walked into the 22nd District station on Monterey Avenue in Morgan Park on Thursday morning and told an officer that she was the teenager police had been looking for.,In detailing their account before Ahmad was located safe, her parents said that two weeks ago they dropped their daughter off at the Jefferson Park CTA station to catch a train to the University of Illinois at Chicago.,Shetti Fatima Ahmad said the family first filed a report with university police Dec. 14, and went to the Chicago Police Department’s 16th District station later that day to file a missing persons report.,Shetti Fatima Ahmad said the family moved from the Philippines to Chicago in 2006, when Shalyha was 6.