A key factor in the changing profile of recruits is the strengthening of Romania and Bulgaria's own economies. The former, with a population close to 20 million, enjoyed 6.9% growth in gross domestic product last year, according to European Commission forecasts, while GDP in Bulgaria, with about 7 million people, grew by 3.6%. … [Read more...] about UK fruit farmers feel the squeeze as Brexit looms
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In promotion of their Widow's Weeds album, Silverspun Pickups made Houston one of their 30-date stops on Feb. 18. Aubert expressed gratitude to the audience for their support after all their years of performing. … [Read more...] about Silversun Pickups leave fans wanting more at House of Blues in Houston
I began to really hear the rhetoric of some people around me, who said of my students, If only they would just work harder, if they would just try harder, if they would just pull themselves up by their bootstraps and actually do something. And I thought, you know what, these kids are doing the best they can. I started thinking about trickle-down economics. Some of my students will probably need social services for the rest of their lives, and business is not going to take care of that for them. There are so few employers that would take into account that this person isn’t lazy, they just really don’t know how to behave in certain situations. What would my students’ future look like in a red state? … [Read more...] about I’m a Teacher in a Red State. The Teachers’ Strike Turned My Ballot Blue.
“A preliminary investigation appears to indicate that Komins may have fallen in the steep and rocky terrain,” the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. “Although this was not the outcome that was wanted, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, as well as family members of Komins, wanted to thank the Search and Rescue members as well as all other volunteers for assisting in bringing Daniel Komins home.” … [Read more...] about Missing hiker found dead in Trinity Alps
Boy bands are still big business. Club '90s, then, presents Backstreet Boys vs NSYNC, April 11 at the House of Blues, Bronze Peacock Room. Tickets are $12 and on sale now. The night will feature '90s pop, with lots of BSB and NSYNC. … [Read more...] about Upcoming Houston shows: BSB vs. NSYNC, Jessie Reyez, Violet Chachki, Bone Thugs