Month: February 2023

Former Western Mass. U.S. Rep. John Olver Dies at 86

Former Western Mass. U.S. Rep. John Olver Dies at 86

Former Massachusetts 1st Congressional District Rep. John Olver died in his Armherst home Thursday of last week at age 86. Olver was known for being a staunch progressive and served in the Massachusetts Legislature and Congress for a total of 44 years. When he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1991, he became the first-ever Democrat to represent his district.

Tommy Fury Welcomes Rematch with Jake Paul

Tommy Fury Welcomes Rematch with Jake Paul

Last Sunday, Jake Paul tasted defeat for the first time in his career after losing against Tommy Fury by a split decision in an 8-round fight in Saudi Arabia. Although both fighters had their moments, Fury was superior in his technique, accuracy and output, resulting in two judges giving Fury the fight with the same 76-73 score, while the third official had it 75-74 for Paul.

2 Million Air Fryers Recalled After Reports of Machines Catching Fire

2 Million Air Fryers Recalled After Reports of Machines Catching Fire

It was announced recently that a total of two million Cosori air fryers were being recalled by Atekcity due to the fact that they pose a fire and burn hazard, according to a notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). It is possible for the wires connecting the air fryers to overheat, resulting in fire and burn hazards.

Home No More

The house is empty—nothing left.Desolation fills the halls.Everything left unkempt. These walls were once a home beforeAll the tables fell.Now all that is left is darkness, fingerprints no more. From the depths of my soulThe air is suffocating mePiercing my heart, freezing my bones. Desolation clings to the walls, like a perfect fit.Someone liberate me […]

House GOP Committees Plot to Investigate East Palestine Derailment

House GOP Committees Plot to Investigate East Palestine Derailment

Multiple committee aides told CNN that House Republican committees are planning to investigate the toxic train disaster in East Palestine, Ohio. Several GOP lawmakers have pledged to investigate the Biden administration’s flawed response to a train wreck that caused East Palestine residents to be afraid to use the city’s air and municipal water after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed on February 3.

Twitter Lays Off Another 10% of Employees

Twitter Lays Off Another 10% of Employees

At least 200 workers are said to have been left without a job during Twitter’s latest round of layoffs. The social media platform now has 74% fewer employees than it had last October when Elon Musk took it over. Last Saturday night, Twitter fired about 10% of the 2,000 people still working for the company. The new round of layoffs came a week after the company made it difficult for its employees to communicate with each other. Over the weekend, employees lost access to the company’s internal messaging service, Slack, preventing them from chatting with each other or accessing company data.

Valli & Volpe, Two Jersey Boys wow Tampa Bay

Valli & Volpe, Two Jersey Boys wow Tampa Bay

What a great time we just had in Tampa bay this weekend. Two wonderful talents from New Jersey and the world of entertainment and sports wowed their audiences. Newark’s own true legend and Rock and roll hall of Famer Frankie Valli had his annual Ruth Eckerd Hall love in at Clearwater. As usual, he brought […]

Frankie Valli, like Sinatra … Incredible!

Frankie Valli, like Sinatra … Incredible!

When it comes to Frankie Valli, age is just a number. At 88 years of age and the oldest living member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, he still sells out Ruth Eckerd Hall two nights in a row. They even have a street named after him here in Clearwater Florida. The anticipation […]

Cate Blanchett Knocks Cancel Culture While Discussing New Movie, Warns of Repeating ‘Past Mistakes’ Otherwise

Cate Blanchett Knocks Cancel Culture While Discussing New Movie, Warns of Repeating ‘Past Mistakes’ Otherwise

Cate Blanchett has spoken out against “cancel culture,” claiming that studying the works of prominent artists and historical individuals is essential, regardless of whether they are provocative or controversial. During a Radio Times interview about her new film “Tár,” which examines the challenge of divorcing the auteur from the art, the Oscar-winning actress was questioned if it is fair to reject great artists due to their “personal foibles.”

East Palestine Train Derailment Killed More Than 43,000 Fish and Animals, Officials Say

East Palestine Train Derailment Killed More Than 43,000 Fish and Animals, Officials Say

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, almost 43,000 animals died in and around East Palestine three weeks after the railway crash. According to Agency Director Mary Mertz, officers have been on site every day since the Feb. 3 accident of a Norfolk Southern train carrying dangerous chemicals, and they believe all of the fish killed as a result of the incident died instantly.
The accident killed 38,222 minnows and 5,550 other species, including fish, crayfish, and frogs, according to officials. The deaths happened within a five-mile radius of the impact location.

The Amazon Effect: Online Shopping vs. Buying From Traditional Retailers

The Amazon Effect: Online Shopping vs. Buying From Traditional Retailers

In modern America, it seems like everyone is making the shift to online shopping instead of buying from local retailers and businesses. Amazon is a great example of this since it is the most heavily promoted business in the shopping industry. Most influencers even have their own Amazon Storefronts, where they can recommend products to their followers and profit off of them buying these recommendations.

Why Bluey is the Best Children’s Cartoon Right Now

Why Bluey is the Best Children’s Cartoon Right Now

If you have been anywhere near kids or the internet in recent months, then you have no doubt heard about a little blue dog named “Bluey.” Bluey is a cartoon about a family of dogs called the “Heelers.” The Heeler family includes 7-year-old Bluey, her 5-year-old sister, Bingo, their mum, Chilli, and their dad, Bandit. Now, it may sound silly, but this Australian cartoon has easily become one of my favorite shows. Not because of any thrilling plot or crazy budget. No. What makes this show so compelling to watch is its simplicity.

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