Washington Nationals sued by ex-employees over vaccine firing
The Washington Nationals are being sued by two former employees who were fired for refusing to comply with the team’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Lawrence (Larry) Pardo and Brad Holman were pitching coaches in the Nats’ organization. The two refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine for religious reasons and were fired by the Nats as a result. The team instituted a mandate on Aug. 12 that went into effect on Sept. 10, leading to the firing of both men.Now the two have filed a lawsuit against the club, TMZ Sports reports.
The Washington Football Team hosted the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football to close out week 12. During the game a pipe (or multiple pipes?) burst. If that sounds like a story you've heard before, that's because something very similar happened back in September. Here's video from the latest deluge at FedEx Field. © Provided by The Big Lead
Now, when this happened earlier this year the organization assured people online that this was just rain water.
Sheriff investigating after hundreds of FedEx packages found in Alabama woods
An Alabama sheriff's office is investigating how hundreds of FedEx packages ended up in a ravine in the woods. "I currently have a deputy on a location where it appears 300-400 boxes of assorted sizes have been thrown off a ravine," the Blount County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) said in a statement on Wednesday. "An area manager from FedEx is en route to the scene. Hopefully we will have some answers soon."Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon told CBS News that deputies were sent to the scene to guard the area before FedEx workers arrive to pick up the missing packages, saying the delivery company had sent multiple drivers and trucks.
That's a nice story, but it's not raining at in Greater Landover, Maryland tonight. This is definitely a burst pipe. The only question is what kind of pipe is it? Can't wait to get an update.
New lead testing method could reveal higher levels in water .
ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Royal Oak had not made drastic changes to its water. It was simply using a new testing method that showed lead levels high enough that the utility was legally required to inform residents about the problem.“We wanted to start a family, so hearing about lead in our drinking water was a little daunting," said Nicole Obarto, who moved to Royal Oak with her husband in 2017.