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Wednesday March 24th, 2021 morning edition

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Freshman Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) is the latest senator to endorse the admission of Washington, D.C., as the nation’s 51st state.

Ossoff is currently one of eight senators in the Democratic Party’s caucus who have not co-sponsored the Washington, D.C.

He told HuffPost on Tuesday, however, that he supports D.C. statehood.

Like Ossoff, Tester has not yet co-sponsored the statehood bill this year, but he did co-sponsor the same bill in 2020.

Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Jon Ossoff said he endorses D.C. statehood.

The D.C. statehood legislation would need support from 60 senators to surmount a Republican-led filibuster, unless Democrats change the filibuster rules.

The remaining Democratic caucus members who have neither co-sponsored nor endorsed D.C. statehood in 2021 are independent Sen. Angus King (Maine) and Democratic Sens. »

Tiny Mars helicopter to pay homage to Wright brothers

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It was a part of the wing covering on the Wright brothers’ aircraft that took the first powered, controlled flight on Earth on Dec. 17, 1903.

“We are very proud to honor that experimental aircraft,” Bob Balaram, Ingenuity's chief engineer, said Tuesday during a news conference.

Ingenuity is a 4-pound helicopter that hitched a ride to Mars on the belly of NASA's Perseverance rover. »

NCAA March Madness drops the ball for women's basketball with sexism outrage

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Yet it managed to round up enough photographers to publish thousands of photos of the opening games in the men's tournament.

Here are the differences in amenities/provisions between the Women’s & Men’s NCAA Tournament I’ve seen so far.

That's because the protections provided by Title IX to shield student-athletes from this sort of disparate treatment do not apply to the NCAA. »

GameStop (GME) plans to expand into PC gaming, monitor, & gaming TV sales

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GameStop (GME) plans to expand into PC gaming, monitor, & gaming TV sales On its Q4 2020 earnings conference call, GameStop CEO George Sherman noted that the company plans to expand its market with PC gaming, monitor, and TV products.

According to CEO George Sherman, GameStop is planning to move into the markets of PC gaming, monitors, and gaming TVs.

Stay tuned as we continue to follow this story and updates on GameStop apparently entering the gaming and TV market. »