Super Bowl winner Ronnie Hillman has died of cancer at the age of 31, his family announced Thursday. After being drafted in 2012, running back Hillman was the Denver Broncos’ leading rusher during the 2015 season in which they were crowned Super Bowl 50 champions. He was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer – renal medullary carcinoma – in August, but passed away on Wednesday. Hillman’s family wrote on Instagram that the former running back “quietly and peacefully transitioned today in the company of his family and close friends.”
Day: December 22, 2022
You’re Sitting on Gold If You Own Any of These Books
The First Folio is a collection of 23 plays by William Shakespeare, including The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet. It was first published under the original title Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. It is credited with ensuring that his plays continue to be performed today. It was first published in 1623, seven years after the famous playwright passed away. Shakespeare’s plays might have been lost forever if not for it. First Folio was auctioned off in 2006 at Sotheby’s in New York for $5.2 million (roughly $6.3 million today). You could make a lot of money if any of these things are collecting dust in your attic.
Federal Judge Rules Against California Gun Law that Mimicked Texas’ Abortion Ban
A controversial Texas abortion law that was modeled after a California gun law and was meant to incite a legal dispute has been overturned by a federal judge. Judge Roger Benitez’s injunction could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court upholding California’s law allowing individuals to sue producers of illegal firearms. Gov. Gavin Newsom of California has called for this outcome, which could result in a test of both laws.
Guardian Angels Animal Patrol Assist in Queensbridge as NYC Winter Storm Approaches
On Sunday December 11th cat colony caretaker Charlotte called Curtis & Nancy Sliwa on WABC during their Animal Welfare searching for assistance. Charlotte & other cat rescuers in the area have been adopting out, fixing and caring for feral cats in the Queensbridge NYCHA housing. In the previous week Charlotte had encountered resistance to feeding […]
Brittney Griner Pens Thank You Letter, Urges Supporters to Write to Paul Whelan
Brittney Griner is finally home. On Wednesday, she posted an open letter thanking fans for their support and urging them to write to Paul Whelan, an American detained in Russia. “Your letters were also bigger than uplifting me,” Griner said in a handwritten letter, which she posted to Instagram. “They showed me the power of collective hands.” “Thanks to the efforts of so many, including you, I am home after nearly 10 months,” she wrote. Griner said that words of hope from fans has kept her spirits up, helping “me not to lose hope at a time where I was full of regret and vulnerable in ways I could have never imagined.”
Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Is Stalled, But There’s Another Way to Get Your Debt Erased
Conceptual image of a graduation mortar board cap on $100 bills representing the price of a college or university education Credit – Image via Getty Images/iStock photo Brian A Jackson
President Biden’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student loan debt for 40 million Americans is in limbo. It is being blocked for months or even permanently by conservative legal challenges. However, a different program that was introduced by the Department of Education could help up to 3.6 million borrowers pay off their student debt and forgive more than 40,000 Americans’ loans.