Arkansas reconsiders letting concealed handguns into sporting events

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –  Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas. The Arkansas Senate voted 22-10 to add the exemption to…

Wellington downs Lima Perry 68-47 in Division IV semifinal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Solomon Pierre-Louis scored 16 points and Columbus Wellington quelled a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Lima Perry 68-47 in a boys Division IV semifinal. It happened Thursday at Value City Arena. The Jaguars play for their first title against Cleveland Heights Lutheran East at 2 p.m. Saturday. Wellington (22-7) led by 18…

Gov. Burgum signs concealed carry bill into law

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Republican North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a bill that will allow most adults to carry a concealed firearm without a permit. Burgum signed the bill late Thursday night. It would allow people 18 and older to forgo background checks and classes that are now required. The measure sailed through…

Allen West: Black youth overlooked by economic boom

Former Congressman Allen West notes the economic boom that has begun, and then notes how it is not including the black youth of our nation. There are numerous reasons for this and one of the main issues is the effect that the $15/hour minimum wage is having on entry level jobs. Mr. West says the emphasis…