(Northampton, MA) – The head of the automotive program at Smith Vocational School has pleaded not guilty to larceny. Jonathan Yourga allegedly diverted two cars that had been donated to the school. The car theft allegations arose during an investigation into Yourga’s behavior with women. Yourga has stepped down from his job. He’ll be back in court in August. His attorney says Yourga will be exonerated.
Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.
Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.
Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.