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Ghost in the Machine? These rental cars are driven by remote control

To the casual observer, this electric rental car looks like another test of a self-driving car. After all, no one is behind the wheel. But actually, someone drives the car – they just do it from miles away. This is what sets this business model apart from many other autonomous vehicle operations. The car is …

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FedNat bankruptcy puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage – Houston Public Media

Lucio Vasquez / Houston Public Media A store in Port Arthur was damaged by wind as Hurricane Laura landed on August 27, 2020. About 500 owners in Harris County and 500 others on the Texas Gulf Coast could lose insurance coverage after a Florida-based company was declared bankrupt and ordered to cease operations by a …

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Horseshoe Bar incorporates a country theme with live music and line dancing.

The Horseshoe Marquee is visible from Lane Street, north of campus. Credits: Courtesy of Sheron Colbert Grab your cowboy boots for Giddyup, Columbus, and the new campus bar, The Horseshoe Country Bar & More. 2159 N. High St. Horseshoe opened its doors in early September and is like no other on the High Street. John …

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Local, National School Districts Feel Impact of Bus Driver Shortage | News, Sports, Jobs

In the school year when most things returned to normal after the pandemic, challenges such as the nationwide bus driver shortage remain for both national and local schools. The bus driver shortage is nothing new this year, it has been increasing since the beginning of the school year. In fact, often schools may find themselves …

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SEC Proposed Changes to ESG Disclosures: Considerations for Fintech-Focused Investment Advisors

The newly proposed environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related amendments to Form ADV under the Investment Advisors Act of 1940 (Advisers Act) highlight the need for federally regulated investment advisors to fully disclose material conflicts and risks associated with investment management programs. . In particular, advisors managing assets based on a combination of fintech and ESG-related …

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Children’s Book Fair, Garden Fair and South Side Science Festival kick off the fall season | Evening Summary

This past weekend, thousands of Hyde Parkers kicked off the last days of summer by touring book stalls, tulip tables, and science-related stands. From returning events like the Children’s Book Fair and Fall Garden Fair to the opening ceremony of the South Side Science Festival, here’s the weekend’s review. Children’s Book Fair Dr. Tasha Thompson-Gray …

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Some Utah students go back to basics on ‘Careful Monday’, cut back on tech use

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SANDY — As teachers and students look for ways to balance the use of technology in the classroom, a school in Sandy starts the week by going back to the basics with “Mindful Mondays.” “Our school community council wanted to look for a way to focus on the appropriate use …

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Local artists showcase their masterpieces at the first Art at The Park event

Dana Sanders, left, speaks with artist Martin Blundell at her booth during Art at The Park at This Is The Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Friday. (I’m B. Braun, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — This Place Heritage Park has been transformed into an art-lovers paradise and …

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Stephens College art exhibition focuses on Missourians mental health | Local

The words come out strongly from a video playing on the giant white screen in Stephens College’s Kimball Ballroom, on the wall of a newly opened art exhibit focusing on Missourians and their mental health experiences. The message in the video: “Having weak moments doesn’t mean you’re not strong.” This message was from Shelby Thompson, …

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