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Hit 10,000 Posts – July 20, 2021

I knew I was close to the 10,000 post mark, but hadn’t been paying much attention to when it happened. It looks like this post yesterday was #10,000 – Queen & Wife Of The Conqueror: Life Of Matilda of Flanders … Continue reading

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Why Workers Are Suing States For Cutting Off Expanded Unemployment Benefits – Forbes July 14, 2021

I saw this on Forbes – Why Workers Are Suing States For Cutting Off Expanded Unemployment Benefits: https://www.forbes.com/advisor/personal-finance/pandemic-unemployment-benefits-state-lawsuits/. Longer article. Lisa Rowan This summer, 26 states are cutting off access to pandemic unemployment benefits that were extended by the American Rescue … Continue reading

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The American couple who met on vacation in North Korea – CNN July 14, 2021

I saw this on CNN – The American couple who met on vacation in North Korea: http://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/american-couple-who-met-vacation-north-korea/index.html. Longer article. Francesca Street 14th July 2021 (CNN) — Ryan Carlson was in the middle of a backpacking trip in New Zealand when he … Continue reading

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Friends Traveling By Car to Visit Their First Grandson – July 13, 2021

They recently flew to visit relatives in Baton Rouge, but it took 9 hours to fly there with a long layover in Atlanta. They decided to visit the first grandson by traveling 2 days by car instead of dealing with … Continue reading

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US woman who was former Marine found dead in Russia; suspect arrested on murder charges – ABC News June 19, 2021

I saw this recently on ABC News – US woman who was former Marine found dead in Russia; suspect arrested on murder charges: https://abcnews.go.com/International/us-woman-marine-found-dead-russia-suspect-arrested/story?id=78375310. Longer article. By Patrick Reevell An American woman studying in Russia, who went missing four days … Continue reading

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Naomi Osaka fined $15K for not speaking to French Open media, could face tourney default for avoiding press – ESPN.com May 30, 2021

I saw this earlier today on ESPN.com – Naomi Osaka fined $15K for not speaking to French Open media, could face tourney default for avoiding press: https://www.espn.com/tennis/story/_/id/31537667/naomi-osaka-fine-15k-not-speaking-french-open-media-face-tourney-default-avoiding-press. Slightly longer article. Many of these tournaments tend to have strict rules and … Continue reading

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American Airlines joins Southwest to ban alcohol on flights after rise in assaults on board – Insider.com May 29, 2021

I saw this on Insider.com – American Airlines joins Southwest to ban alcohol on flights after rise in assaults on board: https://www.insider.com/american-airlines-joins-southwest-to-ban-alcohol-on-flights-2021-5. Longer article, but here are some basics. Sarah Al-Arshani May 29, 2021 American Airlines joined Southwest Airlines and … Continue reading

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Gavin MacLeod, ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ and ‘Love Boat’ Actor, Dies at 90 – New York Times May 29, 2021

I saw this on New York Times yesterday – Gavin MacLeod, ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ and ‘Love Boat’ Actor, Dies at 90: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/29/arts/television/gavin-macleod-dead.html. Much longer article, but I remember him on both shows. May he rest in peace.. By Mike Flaherty May … Continue reading

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‘Gilligan’s Island’ Creator Realized Alan Hale Jr. was the ‘Skipper’ After Chance Encounter – Outsider May 22, 2021

I saw this yesterday on Outsider – ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Creator Realized Alan Hale Jr. was the ‘Skipper’ After Chance Encounter: https://outsider.com/news/entertainment/gilligans-island-creator-realized-alan-hale-jr-skipper-after-chance-encounter/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a good synopsis. Written by John Jamison May 22, 2021 “Gilligan’s Island” creator Sherwood Schwartz had … Continue reading

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Nuclear reactions at Chernobyl are spiking in an inaccessible chamber – New Scientist May 11, 2021

I saw this on New Scientist – Nuclear reactions at Chernobyl are spiking in an inaccessible chamber: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2277195-nuclear-reactions-at-chernobyl-are-spiking-in-an-inaccessible-chamber/#ixzz6uyN12l00. Longer article, but here’s some basic information. Hopefully, it stabilizes as it sounds dangerous enough to get into the chamber with humans or … Continue reading

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