Evanston proposes changes to parkway planting rules to dismay of some residents, who worry about impact on city’s ‘progressive mantra’
The city of Evanston has proposed changes to the way it regulates planting on parkways, the city-owned strip of land between the curb and sidewalk, as it anticipates an increase in such landscaping by residents as a way to combat climate change.chicagotribune.com
California lifts virus stay-at-home order and curfew
Public health officials said Monday that the state will return to a system of county-by-county restrictions intended to stem the spread of the virus. The turnaround puts California in a starkly different place than it was last month, when some Southern California hospitals overwhelmed by virus patients were crafting emergency plans for rationing care. Newsom crafted the stay-at-home order in December as coronavirus cases worsened and in anticipation of surges from holiday gatherings. The lifting of the stay-at-home order allows restaurants to serve diners outdoors and places of worship to offer services outside. Public health experts had mixed views on the state's decision to lift the order.
Murray returns from ankle injury, can't rally Cardinals
Left tackle Justin Herron left with an ankle injury. — Browns defensive end Olivier Vernon suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter. — Lions offensive linemen Halapoulivaati Vaitai and Jonah Jackson left with concussions and defensive tackle Nick Williams injured an ankle vs. Minnesota. — Giants linebacker Blake Martinez left briefly after appearing to injure his left ankle or foot in the third quarter. — Jaguars left tackle Cam Robinson (wrist) and cornerback Greg Martin (hamstring) left the game.
Erase that 0!: Jets edge Rams 23-20, avoid winless season
Coach Adam Gase got his first win of the year only after New York blew most of a 17-point lead in the second half. New York had a 13-3 lead at halftime after holding the Rams to 97 yards, and the Jets led 20-3 midway through the third quarter. Nsimba Webster’s huge punt return put the Rams in Jets territory moments later, but the New York defense held with help from penalties. INJURIESJets: DL Quinnen Williams left in the second half to be evaluated for a head injury. ... WR Jeff Smith injured his shoulder in the second half.
Murray runs for TD, throws another, Cardinals rip 0-5 Jets
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs in a touchdown against New York Jets free safety Marcus Maye (20) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in East Rutherford. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Arizona Cardinals certainly came to the right place to get back on the winning track. Having Kyler Murray and the offense put up nearly 500 yards against the hapless and winless Jets was almost predictable. “I don’t want anyone on the team to feel satisfied with what happened today," said Murray, who threw for 380 yards. Jets: play at Miami next Sunday as NFL reorganizes schedule due to coronavirus pandemic.
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Eaton Vance, IBM, Domino's, Sunrun & more
Eaton Vance — Shares of the asset management firm soared 48% after Morgan Stanley agreed to acquire the company for about $7 billion. IBM — IBM shares popped more than 4% after the tech giant announced it will spin off its IT infrastructure unit by the end of 2021. Domino's Pizza — Shares of the pizza delivery giant fell more than 6% on the back of disappointing earnings for the previous quarter. Sunrun – The residential solar company's shares slid more than 8% after Sunrun announced that its acquisition of Vivint Solar is complete. The higher sales projection was due in part to growth in PPG's global architectural coatings businesses, the company said.cnbc.com
Camp injuries, virus protocols had some NFL teams scrambling
I think theres a lot of teams in the league right now that are dealing with all kinds of injuries.He's right. Teams all over the league were sent scrambling during camp. Certainly not during training camp when players are going hard to make the roster as the start of the regular season rolls closer. It's the soft tissue injuries and those things that you are trying to prevent with the ramp-up period," Bitonio said. That will certainly be something to monitor as the regular season begins and teams deal with injuries and potential replacements.
Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to host remote ESPYS feting heroism
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and three-time WNBA champion Sue Bird will preside over The ESPYS two-hour broadcast airing June 21 on ESPN. Rapinoe and Bird are partners who share a household, which conveniently eases some logistics. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)LOS ANGELES Its a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and three-time WNBA champion Sue Bird will preside over the two-hour broadcast airing June 21 on ESPN. Comedy and music are always part of the show, and Wilson, Rapinoe and Bird will get a chance to show off a sense of humor.
Danville veterinarian sparks how to eat an orange debate with viral video
DANVILLE, Va. – People go viral for all sorts of reasons. But one doctor in Southside is a TikTok hit because he made millions watching the app go – “Wait, what? !”Danville Family Vet staff took video of veterinarian Dr. Jeff Smith eating his orange for lunch and it's been viewed millions of times. Here's the catch - he at the orange with the peel on! The video has been viewed 4 million times on TikTok, sparking millions of debates about how to eat an orange.