what is the latest you are hearing on the evacuation from mariupol? 10c! on the evacuation from mariupol? 100 --eole, on the evacuation from mariupol? 10131 people, as on the evacuation from mariupol? 1122 people, as we on the evacuation from mariupol? 122 people, as we have been reported, who were brought out yesterday, in a number of different processes. the first news we got was that they were being taken to a town on the russian border. that caused some concern at first, because we were told we were going to a separatist processing station, and we thought maybe that would be seen as a breach of the agreement that they could go back to ukraine, but in his address last night, president zelinsky has said that those people, the ones who want to, are being allowed to go to zaporizhzhia, neutrino control territory, one of the negotiating position is that you trim inside. they have not arrived yet as we understand, that we should say a lot of this is happening in secret, they are not giving running updates on the process, but i think once we see those people arrive in zaporizhzhia,
than others. last of the 91 nations, the unsurprising crowd favourite, team china. amid criticism over its choice of host, the 10c has stressed its neutrality, but the man in charge had this message. this is the mission of the olympic a -- olympic— this is the mission of the olympic a —— olympic games, bringing us together— —— olympic games, bringing us together in— —— olympic games, bringing us together in peaceful competition, always— together in peaceful competition, always building bridges, never erecting — always building bridges, never erecting walls. i appeal to all local— erecting walls. i appeal to all local authorities across the world, - ive local authorities across the world, give peace — local authorities across the world, give peace a chance. finally— give peace a chance. finally time for the games to be declared open. from high—tech drama, to a more simple flame lighting, ending a ceremony that sort to present a
to protect my own living. there are certainly those who are looking forward to tonight's opening ceremony. many of them are already lining up to take photos close to the main stadium, but overall, the mood in tokyo is more weary acceptance than eager anticipation. rupert wingfield hayes, bbc news, tokyo. we can go live now to our sports presenter sarah mulkerirns in tokyo because despite all the controversies and threats of cancellations — we're just about there. i think we all wondered if we would get to the friday morning ahead of the opening ceremony of these delayed olympic games but we are, the city of tokyo is ready, as rupert outlined, it has been such a fraught and troubled build—up to these games. troubled build-up to these names. ~ ~ ., games. we know the ioc president _ games. we know the ioc president this _ games. we know the ioc president this week - games. we know the 10c. president this week finally admitted to some sleepless
The end of an era as Times plant prints its final papers
CLAIRE MCNEILL, The Tampa Bay Times
March 6, 2021
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — An old analog clock, hung crooked over the rolls of newsprint, let the night’s sparse crew know they had time yet until deadline. On a Saturday night, nearing 8 o’clock, it was still quiet in the reel room, beneath the dormant presses.
Ladda Peterson laid a pattern of red tape on the blank, white bales, setting them up for an unbroken scroll. The halls were hollow as staffers burned vacation time, but like everybody still here, she was used to making do with less. As always, the press crew was ready: “Bombs” of ink, thick and pungent as classroom paint, were hooked up. Ribbons of paper were strung along rollers. And the next day’s pages were beginning to arrive.