Today in History: August 11, Biden names Harris | National

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 11, 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills. (However, the US Supreme Court later … Read more

Vermont Jazz Center leader wins state arts award | Entertainment

MONTPELIER — Eugene Uman, director of the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, is one of the recipients of the 2022 Vermont Arts Awards. Uman, of Brattleboro, is winner of the Ellen McCulloch-Lovell Award in Arts Education for his dedication to teaching Vermont’s jazz musicians of all ages through classroom instruction, summer intensives and ensembles, according … Read more

Sacramento weekend events: festivals, antique fair, more

Summer isn’t over just yet, Sacramento. While the first day of school is on the horizon, there are still a few weeks left to get out in the sun — or stay indoors if you prefer the air conditioner. Forecasts this weekend show temperatures cooler than previous weeks. The high isn’t expected to break the … Read more

Gazette Daily News Podcast, August 11

It’ll be another sunny day Thursday, with some random rain chances to mix things up. According to the National Weather Service, there could be isolated showers and thunderstorms in the Cedar Rapids area over the lunch hour, then again at night. Otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees. The low … Read more

Things to do in East Texas this weekend | Arts & Entertainment

The weekend is almost here. If you’re looking for something to do, check out this list of events and activities around East Texas. Gladewater Art & Wine Stroll, 1 to 5 pm Saturday, downtown Gladewater. Artists and wineries will be set up inside various downtown shops. Tickets: $22, includes eight free tastings and free food … Read more