Day: May 18, 2022

For Girls on the Run, a May 21 5K is about more than just exercise; it’s about confidence and character | Entertainment/Life

After running the equivalent of three miles around City Park’s Great Lawn, 9-year-old Zoe Lamb rested her hands on her knees and took a few deep breaths. Zoe and about a dozen other girls were practicing for an upcoming 5K race hosted by Girls on the Run New Orleans — a nonprofit empowering third graders through fifth graders with running, teaching life skills and building confidence and character.

“I thought it would be fun to meet other people and exercise a lot,” Zoe said, explaining why she signed up for Girls on the Run. “And it’s just really fun to do.”

The 5K, which takes place May 21 in Joe Brown Park, will be the organization’s first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, the race is open to the public.

Head coach Megan Peres, left, runs next to Nomi Phillips, 11.

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Range Rover Sport, Nissan Z racer, Cavnue connected corridor: Today’s Car News

Land Rover is close to revealing its redesigned Range Rover Sport, and we have fresh spy shots and video. The new SUV is set for a debut on May 10, and we can confirm that there will eventually be a high-performance SVR variant.

The redesigned Nissan Z hasn’t even reached showrooms yet but there is already a racing version that will compete at a round of the Japanese Super Taikyu Series. The race car has been developed by Nismo and will compete in a special ST-Q class designed for development vehicles.

There’s a startup by the name of Cavnue that is working with the state of Michigan to build a smart lane along a 25-mile stretch of I-94 for self-driving cars. Cavnue’s smart lane could prove to be the next major step on the road to a world of self-driving cars.

You’ll find these stories and more in today’s car

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How NFL, Other Sports, Could Fuel Amazon’s Advertising Ambitions

  • Amazon’s exclusive deal for “Thursday Night Football” pushed it into the mainstream in US sports.
  • The deal shows how Amazon is using sports to fuel its ad revenue, along with its other businesses.
  • Analysts are sizing up how big Amazon’s sports-ad business could be and what it could buy next.

This is the third in a 10-part series publishing over the coming days that examines Amazon’s booming advertising business: The people driving it, the ripple effects on other companies, and what’s next.

Soon, Amazon will be able to lay claim to “Must-See-TV Thursday.”

Come September, Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, might well be having friends over to watch his beloved New York Giants on Prime Video. The e-commerce giant will be the only place Americans can watch “Thursday Night Football” — the company signed a blockbuster $11 billion, 11-year deal with the NFL to show it exclusively.

The move has

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