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Gaming The Industry is a podcast with commentary on the gaming industry. This is a podcast where we dive into the deeper issues behind the industry itself, offering commentary for consumers, by consumers. We won't always agree, and that's a good thing. Join Shank, Bradford and Brian as they delve into what they're playing and the hottest commentary on the industry as a whole. Also has Japanese Language Support.
 
Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines, professors at the University of Central Florida in the College of Community Innovation and Education, have worked with schools and parents across the country. They take a fun and informal look at "practical" situations from teachers, parents, and people with disabilities. Our approach is fast, flexible thinking about "real" life problems. This podcast is not about the "legal" approach, but our best advice from both personal and professional experience.
 
The French Riviera Firefly interviews entrepreneurs living on and visiting the French Riviera and the Côte d'Azur. We talk business, marketing, tourist attractions, business books, Education, Health and lifestyle, hobbies and leisure here in the Alpes Maritimes. We also talk to inspiring local entrepreneurs and small businesses about how they started their careers in France, dealing with administration and what brought them here in the first place. Topical issues such as Brexit and what this ...
 
From the bleeding edge of science to the mysteries of the human mind, top-secret experiments and the remarkable stories of people, places and events just off the edge of the mainstream map, the creators of Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know bring you Strange News Daily – shedding light on the most bizarre, disturbing and unusual news of the day.
 
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The whole group is back together this week. Matt has a ton to unpack involving Cub Scout fundraisers (selfish self-promotion link below for Popcorn sales) and hikes, mandatory high school coach meetings, meeting Help Me Grow as a parent, and calling his local senators to fight for hearing aid insurance changes. He was told a hearing aid for a child…
 
Hospitals stretched thin, healthcare workers overwhelmed, too few resources. These were the stories dominating the headlines in the early months of the pandemic. Now, once again, that’s what we’re hearing from some hospitals and clinics across the country, with many others close behind. COVID-19 numbers are rising dramatically nationwide, with more…
 
Due to the pandemic, roughly one third of the U.S. workforce is working completely remotely, according to the latest Gallup polling from September. This shift to a virtual workplace has presented plenty of logistical challenges. And it’s also created a new environment for harassment to take place in. Last week, New Yorker writer Jeffrey Toobin was …
 
Nearly 2.3 million incarcerated felons in this country do not have the right to vote, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t engaged with the politics. This is a population in the U.S. that we often hear about, but hearing from them and learning about their views of the world is far more rare and exceedingly important as criminal justice reform has beco…
 
In the days following George Floyd’s killing by police, a majority of the members on the Minneapolis City Council boldly pledged to quote “end policing as we know it” and disband the city’s police department. Fast forward five months later, and that pledge has yet to translate into reality. After months of protests in Minneapolis and nationwide, sw…
 
As part of the series “A Votar,” The Takeaway has been looking at Latino voters ahead of the 2020 election. Today, we’re going to instead talk about Latino candidates, specifically those running for Congress. This year, a number of Latino Democratic candidates running for House seats could make history. On the ballot are candidates who could become…
 
At the start of the pandemic, some people were fortunate enough to have the time and resources to try elaborate, time consuming recipes. But seven months in, that sourdough starter might be losing a bit of its magic. So to recapture the joy of cooking, The Takeaway is turning to Sohla El-Waylly, host of the Youtube series, "Stump Sohla," and a resi…
 
Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed Monday night as an associate justice for the Supreme Court, filling the vacancy left by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Barrett is the third Supreme Court justice appointed by President Donald Trump, and her nomination and confirmation were among the fastest in history. With a deeply religious and conservative backgrou…
 
It's just one week until Election Day, and so far, approximately 60 million Americans have already cast their vote for president. That’s more than the total number of early votes that were cast in 2016 overall. Some people in the U.S. have cast their absentee ballots by mail, but others have waited in long lines for hours. That was the case for nea…
 
With only one week away from the election, The Takeaway continues to look at Latino voters in America, who this year for the first time make up the largest non-white voting block. And in this segment, we turn to the largest group within that block: the Mexican-American vote. When Donald Trump announced he was running for president, one of the first…
 
A report out this month from Columbia University found that eight million people have fallen into poverty since May. The rise in poverty and unemployment has also translated to heightened food insecurity. According to researchers at Northwestern University, the number of food-insecure households had doubled by June, and tripled for households with …
 
For most of you listening, the word “witch” probably conjures up images of pointed hats, black cauldrons, maybe broomsticks. But for most actual witches today, the reality looks a lot different. Some do, in fact, cast spells but not the kind of dark magic we see in movies like Hocus Pocus or The Craft. Other witches turn to things like crystals, ta…
 
In today’s episode, Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines talk with Ph. D student, Kiera Anderson, as she gives an overview and practical strategies for understanding a child's sensory needs. Tune in as she shares her tips on how to address sensory needs for optimal arousal levels of learning.By Photo by Julie Molliver on Unsplash
 
Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com for this podcast, ASHA CEU Course #402 Meet a Child Where He or She Is, for CE credit for therapists. In this course, you’ll learn the most important approach for beginning treatment for a very young child with autism – meet a child where he or she is! That's …
 
It’s been three years since the Trump administration started separating families at the U.S.’s southern border. Today, lawyers say they’ve been unable to reach the parents of at least 545 children. That’s according to new court documents filed by the American Civil Liberties Union this week. The Trump administration officially rolled out its so-cal…
 
Comedian Joey Clift almost chose a very different career path than entertainment. Clift is an enrolled member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and grew up on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington State. And even though he always wanted to make people laugh for a living, he decided that comedy wasn't an option for him because he never saw other Native Am…
 
Today, as the next part of our series “A Votar,” we speak to three young Latinos about this political moment and their place in it. Since the 2016 elections, some 3.6 million Latinos have become voting age, making them a powerful force in the Latino vote this fall. But like the Latino voting bloc at large, the issues they care most about — and how …
 
The final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will take place tonight on NBC, moderated by journalist Kristen Welker. The debates this election cycle have been some of the most fraught and controversial in history. The first was labeled a disaster by nearly every commentator nationwide, thanks largely to President Trump’s constan…
 
It’s not controversial to say that 2020 has been a rough year, and things don’t exactly look like they’ll be picking up anytime soon. The coronavirus continues to surge throughout the country as the U.S surpasses more than 220,000 deaths from COVID-19. Last week, 20 states reported record numbers of new cases. Experts warn that the rising number of…
 
Just two weeks before the presidential election, the Trump administration has its eyes on Silicon Valley. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a landmark lawsuit against Google, accusing the tech giant of abusing its monopoly in online search and search advertising. The lawsuit is the first-ever antitrust action taken against Google and…
 
Over the weekend, President Trump traveled to Nevada to court voters. And while he was there, he made a stop at the International Church of Las Vegas, where he got encouragement, and blessings, from evangelical church leaders. While faith is not at the center of Donald Trump’s personal life, Christian voters, and particularly white evangelicals, ma…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect of our lives, and that includes our sense of time. Depending on the month, week, day, or even hour, time either drags on forever, or is gone in the blink of an eye. This was especially true early on in the pandemic, when communities across the country, and the world, were on lockdown. Durin…
 
In 2016, Donald Trump won the state of Florida by roughly 110,000 votes. While the majority of Latinos in the state did not vote for him, roughly 54 percent of Cuban American voters did back Trump, contributing to that narrow victory. This year, there are signs that support for the president among Cuban Americans in Florida has grown. A recent poll…
 
Michael Steele is the former chair of the Republican National Committee, and the first Black man to hold that position. But this summer, Steele joined The Lincoln Project, a group of conservatives focused on ensuring that President Donald Trump is not reelected. While Steele has been accused by some of abandoning the Republican Party, he maintains …
 
Many teachers, parents, and students agree that the now normal remote learning environment comes with many challenges. But for students with special needs, low-income students, and students whose native language is not English, the inequities within online schooling could leave many students behind. With more than five million English language lear…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to rethink how and when they ask for and offer help. Best-selling author Nicole Chung recently wrote about the importance of emotional support systems, especially while navigating grief, for the New York Times. Chung joined The Takeaway to talk about the different ways to provide support to loved ones…
 
If you're among the millions of Americans who have been ordering everything online you need to stay socially distanced, here’s something to consider: nearly 20,000 Amazon workers have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began, and at least 10 people have died. As the holiday season approaches and more Americans are expected to order their…
 
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court approved a request by the Trump administration to end the census count by 11:59 p.m. today, Hawaii Standard Time. This is just the latest development in a legal back and forth over the census deadlines, which were extended earlier this year because of delays caused by the pandemic. Civil rights advocacy organizations a…
 
As we enter the final stages of this election cycle, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of all the major news stories happening at once. This week alone has included Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings, the start to in-person early voting in multiple states, and tonight, competing televised town halls for President Trump and f…
 
There have been only 10 Black Senators throughout U.S. history, but this year could be a turning point. In 2020, six Black non-incumbent candidates have won their party’s nomination for U.S. Senate races. Five of the candidates are Democrats, the most high profile of which is Jaime Harrison. The former head of South Carolina’s Democratic Party, Har…
 
Protests have been breaking out across Nigeria and among Nigerian communities in the United States to rally against police brutality. Demonstrators have called for the end of a police unit known as SARS, or Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The president of Nigeria announced that the unit would be disbanded, but has since introduced a replacement – SWAT …
 
After taking a month off in celebration of Matt’s new daughter the crew returns with episode 127. Therapy conversations are happening in the group’s discord, jump in and let your voice be heard. Matt talks about bringing his daughter home from the NICU and jumps into the Hot take about failures in paperwork that happened in the NICU. He also found …
 
In Georgia more than 128,000 people cast their votes on Monday in a record breaking first day of early in-person voting, according to state officials. But some voters waited in line for nearly eight hours to vote. This is something that state has dealt with before. Back in June, Tia Mitchell, a Washington correspondent with The Atlanta Journal-Cons…
 
With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, early voting is now underway in more than 40 states. And the number of people who have cast their ballots so far is significant. More than 14 million people have already voted which is roughly ten times the number who had done so at this point in 2016. But voters in several states have experience…
 
Monday marked the start of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Since Trump announced her as his nominee, Republicans have been pitching Judge Barrett as a new kind of “feminist,” going so far as nicknaming her the “Notorious ACB.” So far at the hearings, Judg…
 
For the past few weeks, The Takeaway has been looking at how the coronavirus pandemic has brought many courts around the country to a grinding halt in a series called “Justice Delayed." In this segment, we're talking family court, and the backlog of child support and custody cases that have piled up over the past few months leaving parents and chil…
 
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