(Focusing on curiosity, ‘I wonder what Spot finds under the box?’) “Additionally, ‘Where’s Spot?’ helps with building language including core vocabulary and prepositions,” adds Brinderson. Recommended age: 1 3A nature themed pop up book with impressive 3D images of underwater creatures including an octopus, this book features photos from artist Ernst Haeckel. Seven 3D pictures feel like they’re really jumping out at you; kids and adults alike will explore underwater flora and fauna as well as sea life and round shells.
Walton Family Foundation, over $1 millionThe foundation largest grant to an Arkansas institution was $4.9 million given to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission. Major education grants include $2 million to Arkansans for Education Reform Foundation; $1.3 million to Responsive Education Solutions, $1.2 million to Southern Arkansas University Foundation and $1.1 million to Arkansas AIMS the Advanced Initiative for Math and Science. Northwest Arkansas grants include $1.7 million to the Bentonville Bella Vista Trailblazers Association; $2.1 million to the Endeavor Foundation; $1.3 million to the Walton Arts Center and $1 million to the Jones Trust.
To an outsider, Logan County is an in between place. It is located between the Ozarks and Ouachitas, with the mountains on either side of the county framing fertile farmland that would otherwise resemble the Arkansas Delta. It’s also between Fort Smith and Little Rock two major population centers along Interstate 40.
FOX 13 first reported on Rep. Romero’s bill last year, when she was contemplating it. Since the bill was made public last week, she has faced pushback. Mahmoud Hussein walked free from a police station Saturday afternoon, a few days after a court ordered his conditional release pending investigations into charges of publishing false information and belonging to a banned group, lawyer Gamal Eid said.The journalist’s daughter, el Zahraa Hussein, confirmed the news in a Facebook post, saying her father had arrived home. Al Jazeera also reported his release.Hussein, an Egyptian working for the Qatar based satellite network, was detained at the Cairo airport in December 2016, when he arrived on a family vacation from Doha, the network said.The network, especially its Arabic service, and its staff have been embroiled in the wider political rift between Cairo and Doha.Hussein’s release came a month after Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain ended their dispute with Qatar, which started in 2017 and included the four countries severing their diplomatic diplomatic and economic ties with energy rich Qatar.The four countries accused Qatar of cozying up to Iran and financing extremist groups in the region. Doha denied the charges.