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Colorado lawmakers eye sports betting for Nov. ballot, but experts caution over expected windfall
In a matter of months, Colorado’s sports gamblers may no longer need to travel to Las Vegas to place a legal bet. Earlier this week, Colorado’s House of Representatives passed a bill to legalize sports gambling in Colorado. If approved by the General Assembly, voters this November will get decide if Colorado residents can bet on their favorite teams without having to leave the state or risk an illegal wager.
Breanna Stewart a casualty of WNBA’s penny-pinching pay (Editorial)
Breanna Stewart, the WNBA’s reigning most valuable player, will miss the entire 2019 season due to a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Her injury is exposing the league’s own Achilles heel: pathetically low salaries that force stars like Stewart to play overseas for the money.
AACN Announces Nursing Faculty Selected to Participate in the 2019 Digital Innovation Bootcamp
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2019 – The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 35 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2019 AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be held June 24-27 in Austin, Texas.
Fossil crab reveals a new branch in the tree of life
A new fossil from the dinosaur era challenges the understanding of evolution. In a paper published in Science Advances, an international team, including researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama, announced their discovery of a new fossil crab species, Callichimaera perplexa in Boyacá, Colombia, and in Wyoming in the United States.