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State Board of Education suspends school attendance rules if closed

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — The Kansas State Board of Education announced they are giving executive privileges to the State Education Commissioners to grant schools special exceptions if impacted by the coronavirus. “This is only if a school is required to close by the public health departments or KDHE,” said Susan McMahan, Director of the Safe and Secure Schools Unit with the ... Read More »

Internet Companies Urge FCC to Save Net Neutrality Rules

The trade association representing major Internet companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon said that they continue to have “vigorous support” for the existing net neutrality rules, after meeting with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai earlier this week. Michael Beckerman, the president and CEO of the Internet Association, and Abigail Slater, its general counsel, met with Pai on Tuesday. Pai reportedly is considering ... Read More »

Trump to order review that could relax Dodd-Frank bank rules

US President Donald Trump is expected to take his first steps to scale back financial services regulations on Friday. He is due to sign an executive order to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations, which some people on Wall Street say are overly-restrictive. The law was brought in after the 2008-09 financial crisis with the aim of avoiding another financial ... Read More »

Cuban rides around advertising rules on towering bike

Cubans are adept at inventing ways to earn cash but Felix Guirola stands – or rather, cycles – head and shoulders above them. The handyman, who loves heights, provides advertising space for companies on homemade bikes that tower up to 7.5 meters (24.61 ft). He rides them around Havana in an ingenious way of getting around strict marketing regulations in ... Read More »