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  • Evan Longoria’s homer on a windy night in LA gives the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 victory over the Dodgers and a 2-1 lead in the NLDS

    Evan Longoria homered off Max Scherzer in the fifth inning, and the San Francisco Giants edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on a blustery night to take a 2-1 lead in their National League Division Series.

    chicagotribune.com
  • Documentary Emmy Awards Dominated By PBS, But Netflix Edging Up

    The winners of the Documentary categories of the 42nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards are in tonight, with PBS once again topping the contenders with 10 wins, while Netflix nabbed four trophies. The PBS documentary Belly of the Beast, which exposed eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons, won Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary honors. Showtime’s [

    Deadline
  • Bad News: New Infrastructure Spending Could Lead to Massive Fraud

    Jetson Leder Luis Infrastructure, Like hundreds of billions in fraud.  The U.S. government may be on the verge of spending as much as US$4.5 trillion in what could be one of the biggest investments in infrastructure and the social safety net in decades. The House plans to vote on a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Sept. 30, 2021 – which was already approved by the Senate – and may soon follow that with up to $3.5 trillion in other investments. The measures’ passage – and the...

    The National Interest
  • Northam awards $1.7 million grant for new manufacturing operation

    A new manufacturing operation headed to Henrico County will receive at least $1.7 million in Virginia state grants to set up the project and could be eligible for additional grant money, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday.

    Washington Examiner