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  1. Rapper Nelly arrested in Seattle area for alleged sexual assault

    O.seattletimes.com - Crime 10.07 / 19:35 o.seattletimes.com
    Hours after a woman reported to authorities that Nelly had sexually assaulted her, a lawyer who said he represented the rapper said his client had been released from…
  2. Governor Larry Hogan Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants for Crime Victims

    Thebaynet.com - Crime 10.07 / 16:02 thebaynet.com
    Funding Will Provide Support Services and Treatment…
  3. Is the son of the former vice commander a career criminal?

    Thebaynet.com - Crime 10.07 / 16:02 thebaynet.com
    Daniel David Alioto Jr. is facing charges ranging from theft to…
  4. Long Beach Trio Arrested In Irvine For Burglary

    Gazettes.com - Crime 10.07 / 13:56 gazettes.com
    Three of five suspects accused of a string of residential burglaries in Irvine were behind bars…
  5. Anne Arundel police investigating three deaths

    Thebaynet.com - Crime 10.07 / 09:58 thebaynet.com
    Discovery of three bodies being investigated by the Anne Arundel police as gang-related…
  6. Long Beach Resident Recalls Shooting At Las Vegas Country Music Festival

    Gazettes.com - Crime 10.07 / 08:47 gazettes.com
    A Long Beach resident attending the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip helped carry an unconscious woman to out of the line of fire during a mass-shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort Sunday…
  7. Two People Injured In Shooting In Southampton

    Bernews.com - Crime 10.07 / 07:56 bernews.com
    [Updating: A shooting took place in the Southampton Rangers area at around 8.30pm this evening, with a male on a motorcycle discharging a firearm, resulting in two people, a male and female, being shot. Police said both victims "are being treated for injuries that do not appear to be life threatening."] The police are responding […](Click to read the full…
  8. Longtime morning host Mitch Levy says he has parted ways with KJR after prostitution arrest

    O.seattletimes.com - Crime 10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com
    The longtime morning-show host on the Seattle sports-radio station was arrested in August during an undercover prostitution sting in Bellevue. On Thursday he entered an Alford plea to patronizing a…
  1. Saint Arnold, Texas brewers clean up at national competition

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 10.07 / 21:55 livehealthy.chron.com
    Saint Arnold Brewing Co. was named midsize brewery of the year at the Great American Beer Festival, pacing a record performance Saturday by Texas craft brewers in the annual competition. The Texans – including Houston brewers Eureka Heights and Holler as well as Galveston Island Brewing Co. – were awarded 21 medals at the festival that ended Saturday in Denver. "Texas was raking in the medals this year," Saint Arnold founder Brock Wagner said by telephone. "It shows just how strong the bre…
  2. Authorities searching for man missing from north Houston

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 10.07 / 21:55 livehealthy.chron.com
    Police are searching for a 45-year-old man who disappeared last month from north Houston. Jerald Reese was last seen on Sept. 19  in the Northline Drive and West Little York Road area, according to the Houston Police Department. He was wearing a white designed T-shirt, black sweat pants and red and white Puma sneakers. The man, whose nickname is "Tony" or "T-baby," is off his medication and police say he may be disoriented or stumble while walking…
  3. Deadline approaches for Red Cross financial assistance

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 10.07 / 19:15 livehealthy.chron.com
    After Harvey, Tarhonda Bickley had to tear out the sheetrock, carpet and baseboards in her flooded Stafford home. Now she needs help. And she's hoping to get it from the Red Cross. Bickley applied two weeks ago for the Red Cross's Immediate Assistance Program, which provides $400 to households "severely impacted" by Harvey. The charity is facing criticism for the shaky rollout of the program and its application website, which crashed a day after it…
  4. Officer's death intensifies scrutiny of herbal supplement

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Health 10.07 / 18:18 blogs.abcnews.com
    An upstate New York police officer's death is the latest to raise questions about the herbal supplement…
  5. Air Pollution Tied to Memory Issues for Kids Walking to School

    Psychcentral.com - Health 10.07 / 17:53 psychcentral.com
    Children who are exposed to air pollution on the walk between home and school are at greater risk of cognitive damage, according to a new Spanish study led by the…
  6. High Blood Pressure in Midlife Linked to Increased Dementia for Women

    Psychcentral.com - Health 10.07 / 17:53 psychcentral.com
    Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later, according to a new study. “High blood pressure in midlife is a…
  7. Dazzling basketball great Connie Hawkins dies at 75

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 10.07 / 17:06 livehealthy.chron.com
    PHOENIX (AP) — Basketball great Connie Hawkins has died at 75. The Hall of Famer's death was announced in a statement Saturday by the Phoenix Suns, the team with which he spent his most productive NBA seasons. The Suns told The Associated Press they confirmed the death with his family. The 6-foot-8 Hawkins was a dazzling playground legend in New York City who rose to basketball's heights. The Suns lauded his "unique combination of size, grace and athleticism." Hawkins didn't play in the N…
  8. Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Nate to make landfall as Category 2 storm

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Health 10.07 / 17:01 blogs.abcnews.com
    Hurricane Nate is threatening to slam into the Gulf Coast as a Category 2 storm this…
  1. Lawyer Lisa Bloom Resigns as Harvey Weinstein Adviser

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 22:33 wprl.org
    High-profile lawyer Lisa Bloom has resigned from advising Hollywood studio head Harvey Weinstein, who was recently accused of sexually harassing female employees for decades. Bloom announced her departure over Twitter Saturday afternoon, writing, "I have resigned as an adviser to Harvey Weinstein. My understanding is that Mr. Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement." Allegations against the movie mogul have been escalating since The New York Times published a story Thursday…
  2. Mosquito-Borne Diseases Found In U.S. Athletes And Staff At Rio Olympics

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 21:53 wprl.org
    In the spring of 2016, there was a frenzy over the threat of Zika virus at Brazil's Olympic Games. As infections reached their peak, a group of scientists called for the games to be moved somewhere else. A number of athletes, worried about sexually transmitting the virus to pregnant partners, chose to stay home. But a group of researchers with University of Utah and the United States Olympic Committee announced Saturday that they weren't able to find any evidence that U.S. Olympians,…
  3. Tongues And Tails Are Wagging: Mochi's Mouth Laps Up World Record

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 20:39 wprl.org
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDoi3XqG58o It's like a tongue twister every time this St. Bernard bounds about. Mochi's supersized "licker" measures 7.3 inches "from snout to tip," said owner Carla Rickert of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. That qualifies her as having the longest tongue on a dog (current), according to Guinness World Records . Mochi, or "Mo," was rescued from a Colorado shelter for big dogs when she was 2 years old. Rickert said she was once abused and neglected but the now…
  4. Rapper Nelly Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 20:39 wprl.org
    Updated Saturday 4:15 p.m Nelly, the rapper behind hits "Hot In Herre" and "Ride Wit Me," was arrested Saturday morning for alleged sexual assault during a tour stop in Washington state. The Auburn Police Department said in a statement that a woman called 911 at 3:48 a.m. Saturday and said she was assaulted by Nelly, whose given name is Cornell Haynes Jr. After a police investigation, Nelly was taken into custody an hour later. The St. Louis rapper was touring with country act Florida…
  5. Using fish skin to treat burn victims [Life Lines]

    Scienceblogs.com - Education & Family 10.07 / 19:31 scienceblogs.com
    Researchers in Brazil are testing a new way to treat burn victims. They have found that tilapia skin is rich in collagen which helps the damaged skin heal better than standard wound dressings and eliminates the need to wait for donor tissue. Check out these videos from YouTube describing this radical new idea in…
  6. Swedish Journalist Kim Wall's Severed Head Found In Copenhagen Bay

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 16:10 wprl.org
    Danish divers looking for the remains of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose torso washed ashore in Copenhagen this summer, made a gruesome discovery Friday nearby in Køge Bay. "We found a leg and then another leg and shortly thereafter we found a head, which was also in a bag weighed down by several pieces of metal," Chief Police Investigator Jens Møller Jensen said at a press briefing Saturday, according to a translation by The Guardian . Møller Jensen said they also found a weighted bag c…
  7. Fresh Air Weekend: New Muhammad Ali Biography; Roz Chast Draws A Guide To NYC

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 16:10 wprl.org
    Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week: New Muhammad Ali Biography Reveals A Flawed Rebel Who Loved Attention: "I don't think we do Ali any good by treating him as a saint," says biographer Jonathan Eig. "He was a human being, and he was…
  8. Hurricane Nate Strengthens As Its Eye Focuses On U.S. Gulf Coast

    Wprl.org - Education 10.07 / 16:10 wprl.org
    As Hurricane Nate churns over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico toward American shores, it is growing in strength and speed after leaving a trail of devastation in Central America. In its 7 a.m., advisory , the National Hurricane Center said the Category 1 storm was located about 245 miles south southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and headed north northwest with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. "We are expecting Nate to continue to strengthen today (Saturday)," said Mike…
  1. St. Mary’s County Public Schools to celebrate fresh, healthy foods

    Thebaynet.com - Food 10.07 / 19:07 thebaynet.com
    “Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week” Encourages St. Mary's County Public Schools Families to Choose Local Foo…
  2. The Beacon Offers the ‘Best of Summer Dining’ in Sag Harbor

    Theimproper.com - Food 10.07 / 13:13 theimproper.com
    As the sun sets over Sag Harbor Cove on summer nights, The Beacon in Sag Harbor has a ‘spectacular’ view according to the Zagat Survey. Watching the boats glide by from tables on The Beacon’s second-story deck sets the stage for a perfect sunset dining experience. But Joanne Starkey of The New York Times doesn't call The Beacon “the best of summer dining” just because of its view. [...]…
  3. Ellicott City's Hot Pot Hero introduces diners to a Chinese tradition

    Wenqi Chen wanted to introduce local diners to authentic Chinese hot pots, simmering soups diners cook at their tables with ingredients like meat, seafood and vegetables. The process can be intimidating to first-timers. It was for us when we visited Hot Pot Hero, the Ellicott City restaurant…
  4. We're not giving up on Fork & Wrench

    Fork & Wrench in Canton calls itself a “boutique dive bar” on its website. But that description doesn’t really fit. It’s much more of a restaurant after five years in operation. Even Andy Gruver, one of the owners with Jason Sanchez, agrees. “When it first opened, the idea was that there weren’t…
  5. Top Chef: Chip Romig juggles kitchen and office work at Wild Horse Pass

    Entertainermag.com - Food 10.07 / 04:55 entertainermag.com
    Ronald “Chip” Romig Jr. is as comfortable with a spread sheet and calculator as he is with a frying pan and spatula. He has to be. As executive chef for Wild Horse Pass Casino, he ultimately is responsible for all the gaming complex’s restaurants, from the high-end Shula’s Steak House to the food court. One [...] The post Top Chef: Chip Romig juggles kitchen and office work at Wild Horse Pass appeared first on Entertainer Magazin…
  6. Taco ‘Bout a Party: El Palacio’s street festival brings a taste of Mexico to Chandler

    Entertainermag.com - Food 10.07 / 04:55 entertainermag.com
    El Palacio Restaurant’s Rockin’ Taco Street Fest started quietly six years ago as a celebration among friends. Now in its second year at Dr. AJ Chandler Park, it brings in more than 10,000 Mexican food-loving fans. “This year, it features more than 30 taco vendors, taco-eating competitions and music,” says Jen Pruett, public and media [...] The post Taco ‘Bout a Party: El Palacio’s street festival brings a taste of Mexico to Chandler appeared first on Entertainer Magazine…
  7. Decade of Deliciousness: Arizona Restaurant Week marks major milestone

    Entertainermag.com - Food 10.07 / 04:55 entertainermag.com
    Arizona Restaurant Week is returning September 15 to September 24 and patrons will have much more than food to digest. “To celebrate 10 years of this spectacular event, we are giving diners a chance to win big with an exciting online contest featuring 10 experiential prizes that foodie and travel lovers will eat up,” says [...] The post Decade of Deliciousness: Arizona Restaurant Week marks major milestone appeared first on Entertainer Mag…
  8. Healthier Mac & Cheese recipe

    Bellaonline.com - Food 10.07 / 04:34 bellaonline.com
    A great tasting & healthy macaroni and cheese recipe re-make, from my kitchen to yours. My granddaughters love this dish. I always serve it with a garden salad which the girls have helped me prep with fresh garden tomatoes, spinach, & cucumbers. Delicious & nutritious way to warm your kids…
  1. Frieze Masters Talks 2017, London

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 19:11 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    Frieze London is hosting a series of talks through their discussion panels with artists and art makers under Frieze Masters Talks 2017. The program featured keynote lectures and panel debates featuring the most influential artists and thinkers of today.The Frieze Masters Talks 2017 introduced a section entirely dedicated to show art under “Sex Work.” The discussion featured Renate Bertlmann, Marilyn Minter, Cosey Fanni Tutti and Penny Slinger in a tête-à-tête chaired by Alison M. Gingeras, …
  2. London Museum Alert After Car Crash Injuries, “Not Terror Related”

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 19:11 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    London museums were at the center of an alert after a car crash near the Natural History Museum, in which as many of 11 people were injured. Police said that while they are on high alert for terrorist activity, the incident was “not terror related.”Witnesses said the car mounted the sidewalk near the London museum, which is a major tourist attraction along with the neighboring Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum. A man was detained at the scene and the accident is being inv…
  3. Nina Raine’s ‘Tribes’ – Everybody’s Talkin’ but Nobody’s Listening

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 10.07 / 17:29 2paragraphs.com
    Last week 2Paragraphs was lucky enough to attend the opening night of Tribes at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. Nina Raine’s play is both hilarious and heartbreaking, a comedy of manners that pokes fun at a certain sort of dysfunctional suburban family (cultured, creative, and caustic: read snobbish) and an incisive examination of exclusion. Tribes […
  4. Who Is Castaway Glenn on ‘The Last Man on Earth’? That’s Chris Elliott

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 10.07 / 16:51 2paragraphs.com
    In The Last Man on Earth episode “Stocko Syndrome,” while Pamela (Kristen Wiig) ties up Phil (Will Forte) on her yacht, the rest of the group gets stranded on an island where they meet a castaway, Glenn, whose been stranded there for years. [Elliott played a rich kid lost at sea in Cabin Boy] Glenn [&#…
  5. ‘The Business of Prints’ at The British Museum, London

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 16:10 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    The British Museum is hosting an exhibition “The business of prints” at the museum’s London location.Partly based on the on the 2016 Antony Griffiths book “The Print before Photography: An Introduction to European Printmaking 1550–1820”, the exhibition explores new perspectives of printmaking as an art, which goes way back since 15th century, when it was very different in form and process than what we perceive as today’s photographically-derived imageries. Focusing on four major topics- the…
  6. Full House

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 16:10 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    “Aristocracy,” Proust observed, “is relative.” A master of double entendre, Proust’s bon mot offers more than one interpretation. Aristocracy, in a very literal sense, is a matter of whom your relatives are.However, Proust also gestures toward the conditional nature of societal station; one’s position in life is always measured against, and often by, another’s.For Toyin Ojih Odutola, an artist who has long mined familial archetypes for creative impetus, the myth of the aristocracy is a conc…
  7. ‘Long Long Ago There is a Mountain’ a dual Exhibition by Sun Jing & Yu Qiping at FQ Projects, Shanghai

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 16:10 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    FQ Projects presents a dual artist exhibition by Sun Jing and Yu Qiping. Th exhibition title is “Long Long Ago There is a Mountain”.Paper is the primary media for both of their artworks, in one side artist Sun Jing uses mixed media art collage work, artist Yu Qiping reconstructs traditional Chinese painting style in a modern form. This exhibition is the artist Yu Qiping’s first collaboration with FQ Projects. The exhibition will continue till 29th October,2017. At the beginning of this year…
  8. Gallerie dell'Accademia, “Canova, Hayez, Cicognara. L’ultima gloria di Venezia"

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 10.07 / 16:10 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    Gallerie dell'Accademia, celebrating its bicentenary with “Canova, Hayez, Cicognara. L’ultima gloria di Venezia.''One of the oldest and most prestigious foundations in Venice, the Gallerie dell'Accademia is celebrating its bicentenary with the exhibition ‘’Canova, Hayez, Cicognara. L’ultima gloria di Venezia". There are over 100 works in the display depicting Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia’s aesthetic revival by Canova, Hayez and Cicognara, which started with the return of the Cavalli di…
  1. How Ulta CEO Mary Dillon Defines Beauty & Her Must-Have Beauty Product

    Hamptons-magazine.com - People 10.07 / 05:18 hamptons-magazine.com
    As star CEO of Ulta Beauty, Mary Dillon shares the personal passions that keep her inspired and on the move. Reason to smile: CEO Mary Dillon (pictured here at the company’s satellite o…
  2. Nano - 'Cat woman'

    Speisa.com - People 10.07 / 05:16 speisa.com
    VIDEO: A 20-year-old woman claims she is a cat born in the wrong…
  3. Town considers ousting absentee Selectboard members

    Vtdigger.org - People 10.07 / 04:00 vtdigger.org
    Although Bennington doesn’t have an absentee problem at the moment, town officials have said it has been an issue in the past. The post Town considers ousting absentee Selectboard members appeared first on V…
  4. Rutland group seeks “NewStory” against violence

    Vtdigger.org - People 10.07 / 04:00 vtdigger.org
    In fiscal year 2017, the organization reported providing emergency shelter to 433 women, men and children, resulting in 13,141 “bed-nights,” the most in the organization’s history. The post Rutland group seeks “NewStory” against violence appeared first on VTDigger…
  5. At Harwood: ‘Out of something sad, we’ve made something beautiful’

    Vtdigger.org - People 10.07 / 04:00 vtdigger.org
    A year after the deaths of five area teens in a car crash, the school community dedicates a gathering place as a permanent memorial. The post At Harwood: ‘Out of something sad, we’ve made something beautiful’ appeared first on VTDig…
  6. YWP: ‘Casual Racism with a Side of Language-Based Angst’

    Vtdigger.org - People 10.07 / 04:00 vtdigger.org
    This week's Young Writers Project entry is "Casual Racism with a Side of Language-Based Angst" by Lonna Neidig, 16, of St. Albans. The post YWP: ‘Casual Racism with a Side of Language-Based Angst’ appeared first on…
  7. Former Dover Air Force Base mechanic flying high with the Thunderbirds

    Delawarestatenews.net - People 10.07 / 03:48 delawarestatenews.net
    DOVER — When it comes to working on aircraft one could say that Mark McMonagle takes it to the extreme. Senior Airman McMonagle spent four years stationed at Dover Air Force Base where he worked on the C-5M Super Galaxy — the world’s largest cargo airplane — as well as the C-17 Globemaster III. These [……
  8. Eliot A. Cohen: “Donald Trump Is Not Much of a Man”

    2paragraphs.com - People 10.07 / 03:40 2paragraphs.com
    Many people have voiced frustration at the various contradictions of Donald Trump, contradictions for which the president seems to have avoided paying a political price with the electorate — especially with his strong base of supporters. But few have assayed the character of Trump so succinctly and with such unstinting effect as Eliot A. Cohen,…
  1. Pentagon discontinues use of SPLC's training materials on extremism

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 15:32 christiantimes.com
    The Pentagon has discontinued the use of extremism training resources provided by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), according to a recent…
  2. ACLU files lawsuit to challenge FDA regulation that ban sales of abortion pills in pharmacies

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 13:31 christiantimes.com
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in an attempt to challenge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulation that prohibit the sales of the abortion pill Mifeprex in retail…
  3. ISIS releases infographic insisting Las Vegas shooter converted to Islam six months ago

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 13:31 christiantimes.com
    The Islamic State terror group has released a new infographic insisting that the Stephen Paddock, the man responsible for Sunday night's massacre in Las Vegas, had converted to Islam six months…
  4. Senate introduces own version of 20-week abortion ban after house passage

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 10.07 / 13:31 christiantimes.com
    The U.S. Senate has formally introduced a legislation banning abortions after 20-weeks of pregnancy just days after a similar measure passed the House of…
  5. Steve Hutchinson, Admin. liked Myriel RAouine's discussion Moon of VICTORY - Time to CELEBRATE and build the NET of HOPE

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 10.07 / 09:57 lightgrid.ning.com
    Steve Hutchinson, Admin. liked Myriel RAouine's discussion Moon of VICTORY - Time to CELEBRATE and build the NET of HOPE for the…
  6. Steve Hutchinson, Admin. shared their discussion on Facebook

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 10.07 / 09:57 lightgrid.ning.com
    Steve Hutchinson, Admin. shared their discussion on FacebookAccelerating Your Mastery by the Andromedans Via Natalie…
  7. TOMAS GERMAN RUSSO REYNOSO LONGO shared Ms Tercy Lonan's photo on Facebook

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 10.07 / 04:55 lightgrid.ning.com
    TOMAS GERMAN RUSSO REYNOSO LONGO shared Ms Tercy Lonan's photo on FacebookMamma Mary and October…
  8. Prometheus and Coyote: The Theft of Fire

    Bellaonline.com - Religion 10.07 / 04:34 bellaonline.com
    Prometheus and Coyote both defied the gods in order to steal fire for humanity. They went about the theft in different ways, so they paid different prices for their…
  1. NYCC: Conner Kent Returning in Detective Comics!

    Theouthousers.com - Books 10.07 / 20:42 theouthousers.com
    The former Superboy and New 52 casualty's fate will be brought up in the current Detective Comics arc focusing on Tim Drake.DC Comics' the New 52 may have reinvented some characters well, but the ratio between pros and cons heavily favored more the cons. Amongst the heaviest hit were those of the original Young Justice. All the members had their origins radicalized to edgier tones and barely resembled the character they once were over in Teen Titans. None so much then Superboy…
  2. NYCC: Marvel Announces 'Inhumans: Judgment Day' One-Shot

    Theouthousers.com - Books 10.07 / 20:42 theouthousers.com
    "Capstone" event reunites Black Bolt and MedusaSource: Inhumans reveal at NYCC: “Judgment Day” is comingAt the Cup O' Joe Presents Marvel Legacy: Avengers panel today during New York Comic Con (NYCC), Marvel announced a non-Avenger-y title: Inhumans: Judgment Day. Don't worry too much though, the new title is a one-shot, and is meant as a "capstone" story to the tale that started with Inhumans Prime, explains writer Al Ewing:"This is where Royals has been building since the very beginning" …
  3. The mystery of a ghost ship, whereabouts unknown

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 10.07 / 13:15 venturegalleries.com
    The Baychimo encased in Alaskan ice. Photograph: The Hougan Group     She did not sink.  She was spotted numerous times over the next few decades. Does the SS Baychimo still sail the seas without a captain or crew?  No one knows for... Read more The post The mystery of a ghost ship, whereabouts unknown appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pirtl…
  4. Daily Review: Ties That Bind by Debbie White

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 10.07 / 13:15 venturegalleries.com
    A tender tale of one woman’s search for her true identity Ties That Bind is one woman’s quest to find out the truth involving her adoption. Secrets can’t remain hidden forever. At what lengths would you go to find out the... Read more The post Daily Review: Ties That Bind by Debbie White appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pirtl…
  5. Every stranger has a story to tell.

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 10.07 / 13:15 venturegalleries.com
    And that’s the reason I wrote my Memoir of Sorts. HE WAS A man growing old before his time and facing death. It was inevitable, and Harold knew it. I sat with him on death row in the Texas prison. He couldn’t remember the... Read more The post Every stranger has a story to tell. appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pir…
  6. Daily Review: Flings and Arrows by Debbie Viggiano

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 10.07 / 13:15 venturegalleries.com
    Very funny, well written and full of little surprises. Great characters in wacky situations. Steph Garvey has been married to husband Si for 24 years.  Steph thought they were soulmates.  Until recently.  Surely one’s soulmate shouldn’t... Read more The post Daily Review: Flings and Arrows by Debbie Viggiano appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pirtle…
  7. The reason books imitate art

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 10.07 / 13:15 venturegalleries.com
    The Broken Obelisk sculpture in front of Houston's famed Rothko Chapel. It is a tranquil and meditative environment inspired by the abstruse mural canvases of the Russian-born Rothko. I know why we read books. But how do we judge... Read more The post The reason books imitate art appeared first on Caleb and Linda…
  8. Passing on the Road on a Summer’s Evening

    Was Bob Dylan right—that when you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to lose?…
  1. Trump’s legal team takes a gamble and cooperates with Mueller probe…

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 10.07 / 21:45 politicaldog101.com
    “The White House believes the special counsel shares its interest in concluding this matter with all deliberate speed for the benefit of the country,” said Ty Cobb, the White House law…
  2. Trump Admin broadens employers exemptions to funding contraception…

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 10.07 / 04:58 politicaldog101.com
    Allowing exemptions based on a "moral" objection is a big step. Previous exemptions and carve-outs were limited to employers' religious…
  3. Courts put the brakes on Trump efforts to throw out environmental regulations…

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 10.07 / 04:58 politicaldog101.com
    Judges keep ruling that the Trump team is violating federal…
  4. Mueller Trump Russian probe Update Oct. 5, 2017…. Questions for the British Spy who put together Trump dossierR

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 10.07 / 04:58 politicaldog101.com
    Trump has called the allegations in the dossier “phony stuff” even as the FBI has been investigating and working to corroborate the document’s claim…
  5. House Committee On Education And The Workforce Approves Three Bills To Amend National Labor Relations Act

    Following a June 14, 2017 subcommittee hearing, and a June 27, 2017 mark-up, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has approved the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017 (H.R. 986), the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 2776), and the Employee Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 2775).  All three bills were approved by a...… Continue …
  6. Henry Cisneros and Michael Chertoff: Protect Dreamers, Pass Reform

    Bipartisanpolicy.org - Immigration 10.07 / 04:30 bipartisanpolicy.org
    As co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force, we think the following provisions must be included in any final bipartisan deal.Read…
  7. Record Number of Cases in Immigration Courts is Simmering Crisis

    Bipartisanpolicy.org - Immigration 10.07 / 04:30 bipartisanpolicy.org
    Making a significant and lasting dent in immigration court backlog will require a massive undertaking.Read…
  8. GOP senators want review of Obama-era decision on bump stocks

    Thehill.com - Law 10.06 / 23:40 thehill.com
    A group of GOP senators is requesting the Trump administration review an Obama-era decision on a firearm attachment used by the gunman who killed at least 58 people in Las Vegas.Nine GOP senators sent a letter to Thomas Bra…