• Lawmakers, Biden, sports leagues press for new action on drone threats
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    Lawmakers, Biden, sports leagues press for new action on drone threats

    WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – Lawmakers and U.S. sports leagues on Thursday backed a bid by the White House for expanded powers from Congress to detect and disable threatening drones. Congress in 2018 expanded authority of the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security to disable or destroy threatening drones, which are formally known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). But the Biden administration says Congress needs to renew existing authority and expand its powers as the number of registered drones jumps. Those 2018 drone authorities are set to expire in October. The Biden administration wants to extend drone detection and destruction powers to agencies like the CIA and State…

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  • Carrboro lifts mask mandate for indoor and outdoor adult sports leagues
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    Carrboro lifts mask mandate for indoor and outdoor adult sports leagues

    After two years of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, all indoor and outdoor adult sports leagues operated through Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources will no longer require masks. The mandate was lifted on April 4 after  Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools dropped its mask requirement. All indoor and outdoor facilities are now fully operational.  “We are following the school system guidelines,” said Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Recreation Administrator Charles Harrington. “We have to be respectful to their policies and procedures.”  The changes also apply to adult volleyball drop-in sessions, which were shut down in March 2020 shortly after the pandemic began. Open play sessions resumed in late March of this…

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  • Indoor Sports Teams and Leagues for Youth in Boise
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    Indoor Sports Teams and Leagues for Youth in Boise

    I have an 8 year old boy and I am desperate to get him started in some kind of team sports. I know I am a little late in the game – pun intended – I would love to have had him start a couple of years ago but between a move, covid, and a custody battle it got put on the back burner. Now however, now that we are just gearing up freezing cold winter season, now we are ready. Go figure, we couldn’t get it together when outdoors games and practice is enjoyed in glorious warm sunshine but no, we have to figure out how to get things…

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