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The drama and politics of water – Andrew Curtis:

Until recently I really had no idea how many freshwater experts live in New Zealand.  

It seems just about everyone has something to say about the supposed declining state of our rivers and who’s to blame for it. 720 more words


VIDEO Why I pleaded guilty to a crime I didn’t commit, Ada JoAnn Taylor Time Served: 19 years

Jan 23, 2017

Four years after a 68-year-old woman was raped and killed in her Beatrice, Nebraska, home, six people – three men and three women – were convicted of committing the crime together. 1,317 more words

"some of the feelings that led people who had real concerns to choose Trump are in Bruce Smith’s poetry"

(poetry diary 131) I’ve been depressed by the defeated tone of Stephen Burt’s recent Washington Post interview, in which he says that poetry is unlikely to “make America better or ameliorate the mess we’re in now.” There’s a lot of other good bits of the interview, though, including recommendations like this: 188 more words

Bruce Smith addresses claims of racial discrimination

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Monday, Virginia Beach businessman and Hall of Fame football great Bruce Smith called on the City of Virginia Beach to conduct a disparity study. 1,095 more words


Former Norfolk mayor testifies for defense in Burfoot corruption trial

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Prosecutors on Tuesday rested their case against Norfolk City Treasurer Anthony Burfoot, as the public corruption trial moved into its 10th day. 411 more words


Bills retire Bruce Smith's No. 78 jersey

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bruce Smith joined some elite company in Buffalo.

The NFL’s career sacks leader and Hall of Famer had his No. 78 retired during a halftime ceremony at Buffalo’s game against the New York Jets on Thursday night. 382 more words

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