Educators who survived school shootings help districts deal with aftermath
There is a club no one wants to be longs to, that's the club of school leaders who have experienced school shootings on their campuses and have dealt with the aftermath of what that tragedy brings. That club is now helping school leaders figure out what to do immediately after.
Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian poses in front of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, home of the revival of " A Chorus Line," in New York. Avian died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 of cardiac arrest at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, He was 83. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada, File)NEW YORK – Bob Avian, a Tony Award-winning choreographer who had a role in some of the most beloved and influential shows on Broadway, including “Dreamgirls,” “A Chorus Line,” “Follies” and “Miss Saigon,” has died. Avian earned six Tony nominations and won twice, for choreographing “Ballroom” and co-choreographing “A Chorus Line.” He won an Oliver Award for choreographing Boublil and Schonberg's musical “Martin Guerre” in London. Avian's association with “A Chorus Line” continued when he directed the 2006 revival on Broadway and the London revival at the Palladium in 2013.
Defensive end Michael Bennett retires after 11 pro seasons
FILE - This Nov. 17, 2019, file photo shows Dallas Cowboys defensive end Michael Bennett (79) during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. Bennett, who won a Super Bowl as a defensive end with the Seattle Seahawks and made three Pro Bowls, says he is retiring. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)Michael Bennett, who won a Super Bowl as a defensive end with the Seattle Seahawks and made three Pro Bowls, says he is retiring. I have never been more at peace in my life.Bennett had 69 1/2 career sacks in 11 pro seasons. His three Pro Bowl years came with the Seahawks, whom he joined on a one-year deal in free agency before getting a four-year contract in 2014.