Doing your patriotic duty is not always easy when you’re a mom. To get to a polling place to vote often requires finding a baby sitter, rearranging a work schedule, getting up at the crack of dawn, or leaving work early. Worse yet, it often involves toting a stroller and entertaining a child while waiting in a long line (and then praying he doesn’t pitch a fit when you finally get into a booth).
SIEGLER: This type of precaution at Savoy is a first. But then again, Llewellyn says everyone is still rattled. Yesterday a man came in here carrying a gun, saying it was for his own protection. The first sign that there was a problem came last Friday when copy editor Mark Mobley was checking an unusual spelling and came across a document with phrases much like those in the piece he was editing. He brought the duplication to the attention of editors at NPR Music. That was exactly the right thing to do.
Zieman works with local domestic violence shelters to identify women who may be suffering from brain injuries. Workers will send them to Zieman’s clinic where their physical symptoms, such as headaches or dizziness, can be treated along with the cognitive and emotional effects of their abuse. Thanks to grants and private donations, Zieman says the care is free, whether or not people have insurance..
The chief lawman in Maricopa County, which includes the Phoenix metropolitan area, became a national figure over the past 24 years with a hard line stance on illegal immigration that critics call racist. He is also famous for making his inmates live in a “tent city” and wear pink underwear. And he’s been under one legal cloud or another for years now..
He wasn’t sure exactly how to get there, but I assured him I knew the way. However, everything was a blur and very distorted, and I kept falling asleep. When I saw a row of cars, I thought it was a parade. The county also suffers from brain drain, the kids grow up and go off to college and never move back because there are not very many good jobs there. Now the mayors, city councilors, County commissioners, etc. Can really attract any new businesses/companies when your reputation is the wild west.
Just enough to send a message to anyone else that might have the same idea. He should be required to film a 30 second public service segment that can be shown on all news programs and in the airports regarding the treatment of TSA personnel, or anyone who is only doing their job and has to deal with an often thankless and rude public. The airport isn’t the only place that these sort if incidents occur.