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Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights gets a new president

WINNIPEG — The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg has a new leader.

John Young has been appointed as president and CEO.

Young was interim provost of the University of Northern British Columbia. 49 more words

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People I Can Text, Email, Or FB Message After 10 PM, And They Will Generally Get Back To Me Immediately List

In response to my article earlier today about those who don’t always respond to me, this was requested by one of the members of this honorary list with this very specific title and another one asked that I do something like this anyways: 51 more words

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Christina Board Member John Young & Christy Mannering Will Be On WDEL's Rick Jensen At 2pm To Discuss Referendum

After the horrible defeat of the Christina referendum yesterday, a devastated district is left to pick up the pieces today.  On The Rick Jensen Show today, at 2pm, Christina board member John Young and parent Christy Mannering will discuss the implications of the referendum results and what has to happen to move forward.  18 more words

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Podcast of DE PTA Yvonne Johnson on WDEL, Hear A Caller Call Mark Murphy A Sycophant

The Rick Jensen show on WDEL today had Rick interviewing Delaware PTA’s very own Yvonne Johnson.  The two discussed House Bill 50, standardized tests, common core and more.  70 more words

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Historic Photo: John Young's jump-salute on the surface of the Moon, 1972.

This photo is very famous and many people have seen it, but it’s worth looking at again, and not just because this week marks the 43rd anniversary of the launch of Apollo 16, the mission on which it was taken. 354 more words

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John Young’s Apollo 16 Flown Robbins Medal

Flown sterling silver Apollo 16 Robbins medal, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, with a raised design of the Apollo 16 mission insignia on the face and engraved on the reverse with the launch date of April 16, 1972, moon landing date of April 20, 1972, and return date of April 27, 1972. 108 more words

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Espresso & Sandwiches in Space (a new poem)

Last year, I drafted a poem about one of my favorite Gemini anecdotes — astronaut John Young’s pastrami sandwich (procured by Wally Schirra, I believe) smuggled aboard Gemini III and shared briefly in zero gravity with Gus Grissom. 199 more words