CATS board delays contract for interim CEO under Metro Council pressure over former CEO’s pay | News

CATS board delays contract for interim CEO under Metro Council pressure over former CEO’s pay |  News

The oversight board for Baton Rouge’s bus system delayed signing a contract with the agency’s new CEO under pressure from Metro Council members who criticized the board’s plan to pay two people an executive salary. “We understand what some of the concerns are. We don’t want to pay two CEOs,” Capital Area Transit System Board … Read more

Jacksonville nonprofit focuses on child education through therapy dogs | Local News

Jacksonville nonprofit focuses on child education through therapy dogs |  Local News

Jacksonville nonprofit Chelsea’s Chariot is on a mission to improve child educational and social skills with the assistance of therapy dogs. Chelsea’s Chariot began as an animal-assisted reading intervention funded through the Humble ISD Education Foundation for Innovations in Education grant, which was written by co-founder Michelle Hise who runs the organization with her husband … Read more

It’s a bird; it’s a plane; it’s a box | Local News

It’s a bird;  it’s a plane;  it’s a box |  Local News

Finally! I’m so tired of waiting a whole day, often two days to get my electric toothbrush, vitamins or weed-trimmer battery delivered to my door. Before long, we will be getting our Amazon packages within a half hour of ordering. Nearly a decade ago Amazon founder Jeff Bezos promised drones would be delivering Amazon packages … Read more

Oklahoma saved 73,051 shelter dogs and cats; increased save rate to 80.4% in 2021 | Local News

Oklahoma saved 73,051 shelter dogs and cats;  increased save rate to 80.4% in 2021 |  Local News

Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, released newly collected data which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that enter and exit shelters in a given year. The data for Oklahoma shows that while more animals entered animal shelters across the state in 2021, fewer cats and dogs … Read more