Foamtec Waco-area production facility bringing 150 jobs, nearing completion | Local Business News

Foamtec Waco-area production facility bringing 150 jobs, nearing completion |  Local Business News

Foamtec International, whose product line includes swabs used in COVID-19 testing, is placing a production facility in Greater Waco that represents a $25 million investment and could produce 150 or more jobs, officials say. Foamtec first relocated to Central Texas from California about five years ago, opening a distribution center at 720 Venture Drive in … Read more

New Mexico program trains young parents for early childhood careers | Education

New Mexico program trains young parents for early childhood careers |  Education

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Americans rout Australia, 16-5, after near-three hour weather delay at 2022 World Women’s Lacrosse Championships – Baltimore Sun

Americans rout Australia, 16-5, after near-three hour weather delay at 2022 World Women's Lacrosse Championships – Baltimore Sun

Nearly three hours later, after a seemingly unrelenting monsoon passed over Towson University, play finally began between the United States and Australia at the 2022 World Women’s Lacrosse Championships. The United States dominated the game, 16-5, Saturday night in a matchup of the only two teams ever to win the event in its 40-year history. … Read more

Travel notes: Exploring Yosemite National Park

Travel notes: Exploring Yosemite National Park

At Yosemite Park: El Capitan on the left, Half Dome peeking up midpoint and Bridalveil Falls at right below Sentinel Peak. California’s Yosemite National Park wowed me as a 14-year-old on a camping trip with my family back in 1962. I was used to imposing Northwest mountains, but Yosemite’s sheer granite cliffs and dramatically plunging … Read more

tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

Head of Commonwealth Bank’s start-up venture division x15 Toby Norton-Smith said the demise of Volt was “stiff news,” particularly for the numerous employees now flooding LinkedIn looking for new jobs. He said he believed there are numerous areas or niches where start-ups can still offer a differentiated value proposition to consumers, but that established institutions … Read more

Democrats Fail to Counter Chinese Regime Challenges on American Higher Education: Republican Lawmakers

A view of the Confucius Institute building on the Troy University campus in Troy, Ala., on March 16, 2018. (Kreeder13 via Wikimedia Commons)

As China reportedly maintains its enduring influence on American higher education by seeking to rebrand its Confucius Institutes (CI) in US universities, Democrats have still refused to get tougher on the regime to counter its further infiltration, according to Republican lawmakers. “With Joe Biden in the White House, we’re seeing … their Confucius Institute and … Read more