Daily life in the Mahoning Valley has always been about power, in all its permutations. The company might hold your fate in the ultimate sense, and the clashes between corporation and government might seem like battles of the gods playing up above, but there were countless ways, many of them seemingly small, to maintain a sense of control, of independence, of dignity. As monumental forces played out in the tiny village of Lordstown, David Green told me something at the union hall that stayed with me. I had asked him what lesson Lordstown might hold for the rest of the nation. … [Read more...] about Ohio Auto Workers Watch a Way of Life Circle the Drain
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“It was on Facebook Live, and on the Fourth of July alone — beyond the folks who actually came into town to watch the fireworks (from their car) — we had more than 1,700 people who watched it live on Facebook Live from home,” Baxter said. “And then over the following week, people who watched the replay on Facebook were many thousands more. So that’s when we realized that there was at least an audience out there that would be interested in seeing our events online.” … [Read more...] about City of Tomball cancels its festivals for the rest of 2020
"Our first and foremost concern is for the safety and security of the public, our employees and our customers," the company said in a statement, according to Fox 9. "We will be cooperating fully with the investigating authorities in the days ahead." … [Read more...] about Semitrailer speeds toward crowd of George Floyd protesters on Minneapolis bridge; driver arrested
Cowell’s journey to that point accelerated in eighth grade. That’s when he started rising at 5 a.m. every day to tag along with his dad, a special education teacher who liked to crush workouts at a nearby gym before classes started. His mom, Amber, a standout softball player back in her high school days, would switch off with Debin to pick up Cade after school and return him to the gym, where he’d complete a session with a personal trainer. Then they’d drive an hour and 20 minutes west to Pleasanton for soccer practice with Ballistic United SC before returning home just after 11 p.m. Car naps were highly coveted. … [Read more...] about Cade Cowell, 16, is Earthquakes’ youngest goal scorer ever. How did he get here?
The September 3 video shows a Budget rental vehicle backing into the lot of 7Q Spa Laser & Aesthetics. A person is seen exiting the vehicle and tossing numerous bags off the back of the truck into the lot. Minutes later, the person gets back into the vehicle and drives away -- leaving the bags of mail in the lot. … [Read more...] about Video shows USPS mail being dumped in a California parking lot. A postal union says USPS employees weren’t involved