CuriosiD: What is the History of Detroit's Times Square?
The Detroit Times was first published in 1900 under the name Detroit Today. After a few years, it went into receivership, and William Randolph Hearst bought it in 1921. Around that time, the paper’s name was changed to the Detroit Times The newspaper’s building was located at Cass Avenue and Times Square in the city’s downtown. Famed architect Albert Kahn designed the building, which was completed by 1929. Housing the earthshaking printing presses and a rather utilitarian newsroom, the building also had a lavish lobby designed in the Art Deco style, which was popular at the time. Across the street were Times Square Park and Times Square Bar, which was one of several local watering holes frequented by Detroit Times reporters. The paper was bought out by its rival The Detroit News in…
Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr passes away at 85
The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85. The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85.
NPR: What Radio Hosts Really Wear
Whether responding to breaking news, hosting a musical performance or interviewing heads of state, employees at NPR aim to dress appropriately for their roles.
Brownsville ISD Set To Name Edinburg’s Gutierrez As Superintendent
Edinburg schools superintendent Rene Gutierrez reportedly is to be named the new superintendent of Brownsville schools. Brownsville school district trustees have called a special meeting this week to name Dr. Gutierrez as the lone finalist for the position. Gutierrez would take over for Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, who after 3-1/2 years as superintendent, reached a separation agreement with the district in February after trustees had placed her on administrative leave. Gutierrez has been the chief of Edinburg schools for 10 years. Posted in
Top 5 Things Found at every College Radio Station
I LOVE college radio and have been a DJ at four different stations over the years (and I also went through DJ training at a 5th station). In addition to that, in the past two years I’ve visited 20 radio stations all over the country . When doing my tours, I’m often struck by the artifacts that I see in every single station. These are often the things that make college radio feel like college radio, from the dirty carpets to the musty record library to the posters and stickers plastered on every square inch of wall and cabinet space So, with that, here’s my list of the top five things that every college radio station MUST have: Hanging Records at WVFI 1. Record Art: My favorite example is the 7″ vinyl-decorated hallway…
Family of murdered teen pleads for answers as homicide investigation continues
HAYESVILLE, NC – Jordan Garcia, a 17 year old Clay County native who was reported missing Tuesday, May 28, was identified through dental records at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC, earlier this week. Garcia’s remains have since been tranported to North Carolina State University for forensic examination, Clay County Sheriff’s Office told FetchYourNews …
Mason's Law: an Illinois proposal resulting from a rural Clifton man's death
The death of a Clifton man on the verge of creating a new Illinois law Drivers who violate right-of-way rules and injure pedestrians in crosswalks in Illinois would receive a one-year suspension of their driver’s license. It’s a developing news story talked about locally before -- in response to an accident that killed an Iroquois County resident Senator Jason Barickman is co-sponsor of House Bill 2383 — referred to as Mason’s Law. The law would require a one-year suspension of a person’s driver’s license if they commit a right-of-way violation at a crosswalk or a crosswalk in a school zone that results in bodily harm or death. The legislation was filed in the House by Lindsay Parkhurst of Kankakee. It’s in response to the death of 24-year-old rural Clifton resident Mason Knorr. He…
St. Louis Blues bring 11 yr old Laila Anderson to Boston
The St. Louis Blues' 11 year old sick super fan Laila Anderson, who has been featured at numerous playoff games in St. Louis, has been invited to Boston to join her favorite team as they compete in Game 7 against the Bruins! The mother surprises her in a tear-jerking video. Have your tissues ready!
Daily Mail story on motive of the attempted murder of David Ortiz 6-10-19
HOUR 4: Daily Mail story on motive of the attempted murder of David Ortiz 6-10-19
Top Spring Beers In Philadelphia
Here are the top 5 places to find spring beers from local microbreweries in the Philadelphia area.