Polk

20 Feb 19
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The social entrepreneurs that I chose to present on were Dr. Yar Zar Htoo and Michael Lwin. I chose these two entrepreneurs because they represent my interest in the social good that technology can provide to the world. I think that their cause of creating medical IT for a country that previously had none was […]

20 Feb 19
Winters Express

Paul Whaley passed away last month, as did my brother, Polk. They don’t have a lot in common, except for that fact that they grew up in Winters, left, and never really came back. Paul Whaley may be the most famous Wintersite that never was recognized for his greatness. Paul was a member of Blue […]

20 Feb 19
Daily Office Asia-Pacific

I was ready to be sought out by those who did not ask, to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here I am, here I am,” to a nation that did not call on my name. The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the […]

20 Feb 19
For the Glory of Old State

George Campbell, a former 5 star wide receiver recruit that attended Florida State, announced Wednesday afternoon that he will become the newest Nittany Lion in 2019. Campbell entered the transfer portal on January 16 and after a little over a month of fielding offers, he decided to come to Penn State. He is a graduate […]

20 Feb 19
whotv.com

DES MOINES, Iowa — A judge says a Des Moines man is currently too mentally ill to stand trial in the deaths of his mother and uncle. Thirty-year-old Joshua Adams is accused of stabbing Gaylord Jolly Jr. and Tracy Adams to death back in December. He is charged with two counts of first degree murder. […]

20 Feb 19
Rebecca Roanhorse

Thrilled, honored and a little stunned that my novel Trail of Lightning is a Nebula award finalist for Best Novel. I’m sharing the slate with an impressive group of novelists and couldn’t be more excited. Thanks to all the SFWA folks who nominated the book and I’ll see everyone at the conference in April. See […]

20 Feb 19
Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Starz is rounding out it series regular cast for upcoming drama P-Valley (working title). Carolyn Braver (The Iceman Cometh), Parker Sawyers (Pine Gap), Elarica Johnson (Blade Runner 2049) and Harriett D. Foy (Law & Order: SVU) have been cast opposite Brandee Evans and Nicco Annan in Katori Hall’s strip club drama based on her […]

20 Feb 19
Osceola Valley Sno-Goers

2-19-2019   Note from our Club President To All club members, With all the recent snowfall and the trails being opened (finally!), I wanted to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone involved with what it takes to make it all possible. I have ridden many trails in our area over the last week and […]

20 Feb 19
Acrophilia

First off, a free download from last Tuesday: Polk, C. L. Witchmark. Tor.com, 2018. eBook. This month’s free Tor.com eBook Club giveaway. First in a planned series. Fantasy mystery / romance; I will have more thoughts when I write up my post on this year’s Nebula nominees. I finally had a free weekend day with […]

20 Feb 19
Ed Hoornaert (Mr. Valentine)

2018 Nebula Award Finalists The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 54th Annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula […]

20 Feb 19
New Pittsburgh Courier

   “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” American children are asked to learn this pledge and recite it every day in school. We make fun of countries like North Korea […]

20 Feb 19
Island Sand Paper

Oh No! Please No! Not attack ads in our local election. My wife and I are so tired of listening to negative political campaign ads from the last State and National election.  They are nasty, full of half truths and really not necessary at the local level. I couldn’t figure out why we had friends […]

20 Feb 19
Andre Eger

On February 4, a 6th-grade student at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, declined to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, saying he thought it was “racist,” the Washington Post reported. Still, a substitute teacher, identified by the Washington Post as Ana Alvarez, questioned his motivations. Alvarez and the student entered into a heated dispute, […]

20 Feb 19
innovatorx

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has announced its nominees for the 2018 Nebula Awards, one of the major honors within the science fiction and fantasy field. The Nebula Awards are an annual award handed out by the SFWA, which honors the best writing in science fiction and fantasy novels, novellas, novelettes, […]