Historical Marker Dedicated to Irish-American Immigrant and Labor...
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:43:33 GMT
The Mother Jones Heritage Project unveiled a major historical marker, exhibit and digital story tours on December 11, 12 p.m., timed to coincide with the end of the year-long Illinois Bicentennial celebration.
Green Bay Packers: Forget playoffs, time to prepare for offseason
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:43:15 GMT
The Green Bay Packers have been eliminated from playoff contention in 2018. It's time to start preparing for the offseason.
Holton teen dies while waiting for double-lung transplant
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:39:46 GMT
A lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, which included getting a second chance at life through a double-lung transplant at age 12, ended Saturday evening as 18-year-old Madison Taliaferro died surrounded by people who loved her. Madison, who was senior class vice president at Holton High School and previously lived in Topeka, died at a St. Louis hospital where she had been admitted Nov. 26 with hopes of receiving a second double-lung transplant.
Movie review: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' is lyrical and lovely
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:39:36 GMT
"Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street...whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, New York," reads the title card that begins director Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk ." The quote is from a 1974 James Baldwin novel, which Jenkins has adapted himself for his first film since 2016's "Moonlight."
Mississippi police officer demoted after surrendering his retired K-9 to animal shelter
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:38:13 GMT
In 2000, Congress passed and then-President Bill Clinton signed Robby's Law to allow retired military and police dogs to be adopted by their handlers. Officer Carl Ellis was the handler for Ringo, a K-9 who retired from the force in October.
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. Announces Purchase of Defiance Metal Products
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:00:00 GMT
This acquisition brings together two great companies into one great team," said Robert Kamphuis, chairman, president and CEO of MEC. Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. today announced it has acquired Defiance Metal Products , an Ohio-based manufacturer of metal products for the commercial vehicle, agriculture, construction, and military industries, through a private stock purchase.
Why the Texas ruling on Obamacare is on shaky legal ground
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:35:22 GMT
Activists protest against the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare during a rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque A Texas judge has ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.