Paul Egan Detroit Free Press Published 1:45 p.m. UTC Aug 28, 2018 One brother is accusing another of murdering their mother in an ongoing court battle over the estate of a wealthy Ann Arbor-area woman. Nila (Jean) Oxender, who was 84, drowned in the hot tub of her Arizona condo on Nov. 23, 2016 — just hours before a scheduled telephone conference with an attorney to discuss changes to her multimillion-dollar will and trusts. Oxender’s body was discovered by her son Ted, 59, also of Ann Arbor, who had stayed overnight in the three-bedroom condo after arriving for Thanksgiving the previous day with his wife, Maritza. Oxender’s other son, Derrick, 61, accuses Ted and his wife of drowning his mother, according to documents filed in Washtenaw County Probate Court. He wants Ted Oxender removed from control of her $5.2-million estate, which would clear the way for a potential wrongful-death claim. One forensic pathologist has termed … [Read more...] about Ann Arbor mom found dead in hot tub. Now one brother blames other.
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Sunday August 19, 2018 08:30 PM Candidates are making a big push ahead of Tuesday's primary in Alaska, with a few dozen attending a meet-and-greet at a mega-church in Alaska's biggest city Written by By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Candidates are making big campaign pushes ahead of Tuesday's primary in Alaska, with a few dozen attending a meet-and-greet Sunday at a mega-church in Alaska's biggest city. Vehicles, some festooned with flags or campaign signs, sporadically dotted the parking lot of the Anchorage Baptist Temple, which has hosted the candidate meet-up event for decades, Pastor Jerry Prevo said. Tables trimmed with red, white and blue and decked with literature, buttons or signs welcomed people who walked into the brightly lit lobby. Parishioners were able to stop by before or after Sunday morning's contemporary service. The service itself was attended by the candidates, some of whom were bopping their heads to the upbeat music and … [Read more...] about Candidates make big push ahead of Tuesday primary in Alaska
Kaitlyn Kanzler NorthJersey Published 10:31 p.m. UTC Jul 6, 2018 A New York man won $1 million in May after purchasing a scratch-off ticket at a North Jersey store, making him one of nine people that month to win at least $10,000 from a scratch-off ticket sold in North Jersey. Pardeep Kumar of Astoria, New York, purchased a $1,000,000 Spectacular ticket at the 7-Eleven on Washington Avenue in Bergenfield while he was visiting some family, according to a press release from the New Jersey Lottery. Kumar scratched the ticket in the store and saw he had won $1 million. "As he kept scratching, he was overwhelmed with excitement when he realized it was a lucky day indeed," the release said. "After revealing the jackpot prize, [Kumar] tried to contain his enthusiasm in the store because he wasn't ready for everyone around him to know he had just won $1 million." Kumar brought the ticket to his family and soon after, along with his two brothers, went to NJ Lottery … [Read more...] about Several North Jersey stores sell big winning scratch-offs in May
Liz Biro Indianapolis Star Published 3:16 p.m. UTC Jun 29, 2018 Indy Burger Battle 1 to 4 p.m. July 28, Georgia Street, Downtown Indianapolis, $30, (317) 632-3545, indyburgerbattle.com At least 15 restaurants grill and sizzle everything from classic burgers to patties smothered with bacon and hickory-smoked brisket. One year, a chef poured syrup over burgers and waffles. You get to try every slider and vote for your favorite in the people’s choice category. Mid-Summer Festival 4 to 11 p.m., July 19-21, 5301 W. 16th St., Speedway, 317) 241-6314, indyfestival.com “Tops in food” since 1937, this is one of Indiana’s oldest festivals. St. Christopher Catholic Church hosts, and nearly everything served is made from scratch in the church kitchen. The menu includes deviled eggs, hand-battered fried cod sandwiches, barbecue, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw and Filipino dishes such as lumpia. Bakers produce some 600 cakes and 500 pies. Meet Food … [Read more...] about These are the best Indianapolis food and drink events in July
Menopause the Musical: Cindy Williams of Laverne & Shirley fame reprises her role in the musical comedy that follows four women at a lingerie sale who commiserate and bond over "the change" with hit songs from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s. 8 p.m. Runs through Sunday at Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $39.25-$64.25. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits the Epilepsy Services Foundation. 6:30 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille, 1600 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $10. (813) 241-6279; hamburgermarystampa.com.The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): A parody and tribute to the history of musical theatre composers including Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Through July 15. 2 and 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$50. (727) 498-5205; www.freefalltheatre.com.Job Fair: 10 a.m., George M. … [Read more...] about Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 27