Finally, in early September, Rose's parents found a way out, at least for now. A Kissimmee-based real estate agent, who provides aid to motel families and had helped them in the past, paid $3,000 in deposits and application fees for an extended-stay suite in a run-down resort community. Their new landlord agreed to overlook the fact that Rose's parents had poor credit and had just started new $9-an-hour fast food jobs. … [Read more...] about A pandemic, a motel without power and a potentially terrifying glimpse of Orlando’s future
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In Pennsylvania - where more than 6 million ballots were cast in 2016 and Trump won by roughly 44,000 votes - White women said in interviews that they're fed up with what they consider Trump's recklessness, divisiveness and lack of empathy for the many Americans they know who are struggling. Many said they've been disappointed with Trump's lack of leadership since early in his presidency, but that his mishandling of the coronavirus crisis and encouragement of violence amid protests against racism have either cemented their decision to vote for Biden or have made them even more fiercely supportive of the Democratic candidate. Several said that they know they're the prime target of the Trump campaign's alarmist messages, but think the country will be more peaceful and stable with Biden in charge. … [Read more...] about Biden and Trump battle for women who sided with the president last time – and now regret it
“You know they worship Satan, I heard the services, the noise,” Claudette Van Dyne, who lives just outside the Frontier Ranch Music Center in nearby Pataskala, told me last month in an interview. In her upper 60s, she’s served on zoning boards and has been an active member of the community over the years. The Gathering was held at Frontier in 2006. She was warned of the Juggalos by her son, who was 39 at the time. And she still remembers the weekend. … [Read more...] about A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos
"The increase in violence that has plagued Chicago and other cities is what prompted the department to launch Operation Legend two months ago in Kansas City, Mo.," Barr continued. "The purpose of the operation was to make clear that his life mattered, his name should be remembered and other innocent victims like him, including the 8-year-old girl killed in Chicago on Labor Day, should not suffer such senseless death." … [Read more...] about Chicago murder rate cut ‘roughly in half’ since before Operation Legend: AG Barr
Donald has hired a lot of people and given them more responsibility and more reward faster than, I think, any other major executive ever would, so if you go into his organization as a gifted young person and you show that you can handle an assignment, he'll give you a tougher one and a tougher one, and he'll reward you if you succeed. I even think that if you fail and he understands why you failed and the circumstances around that failure he'll give you a second chance, and this is contrary to the "you're fired" image that people get from "The Apprentice." … [Read more...] about Who is Donald Trump?