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Finding and keeping employees may be a harder prospect in today’s market than at any point in history, especially in the healthcare field where skilled personnel have had to deal with ever changing COVID-19 protocols the last several years. A new initiative at Madisonville Community College,…

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Iran’s Defense Ministry says one of its factories was attacked by drones in the central city of Isfahan. A statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency says the attack occurred late Saturday and caused minor damage to a rooftop. It says three drones were shot down by Iranian air defenses. State media also reported a fire at an oil refinery near the northern Iranian city of Tabriz, saying one person was injured. It did not say what caused the fire or if it was related to the incident in Isfahan. Iran and Israel have long been engaged in a shadow war that has included covert attacks on Iranian military and nuclear facilities.

Julian Strawther had a career-high 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, and No. 14 Gonzaga pulled away down the stretch for an 82-67 victory over Portland on Saturday. Anton Watson added 17 points for Gonzaga. It was the Bulldogs’ 16th consecutive victory over the Pilots, including a 115-75 win on Jan. 14 in Spokane. Strawther is the first player to reach 40 points for the Zags since Kyle Wiltjer had 45 against Pacific in 2016. Portland was led by Moses Wood with 19 points.