Chad Lindskog Evansville Courier & Press Published 6:13 PM EDT Aug 5, 2019 EVANSVILLE — A major traffic wreck delayed the Evansville Purple Aces’ bus ride 90 minutes on their way to Monday’s international exhibition in Belgium. What was supposed to be a one-hour drive from the city of Ghent to Antwerp turned into two-and-a-half hours spent on the road. It even impacted the referees, so the game was pushed back 30 minutes as they made their way to the arena, Sporthal Luisbekelaar. The holdup didn’t seem to have much impact on the Aces. UE moved to 2-0 on its European trip with Monday’s 83-81 victory over Belgian professional team Gembo Borgerhout in another close, yet near wire-to-wire victory. “I thought our guys fought hard and played well,” UE coach Walter McCarty said in an interview with UE Athletics. “We still have a lot of things we have to clean up, but it’s early. We played a style that wore our … [Read more...] about UE basketball defeats Belgian pro team during European trip
Perfect london day trip
It was planned on a whim: a winter getaway to London with a group of college girlfriends. Some married, some single, we’d known each other for years (ok, decades) – and we were more than ready to embark on an overseas adventure together.Two in our group of five had been to England’s capital city before; myself, several times. But seeing London through the eyes of first-time visitors is, in some ways, like seeing it yourself for the first time. I’ve always been dazzled by this massive city’s mix of old and new – the ancient monuments, like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London, that sit so close to modern-day attractions like the London Eye and The Shard. It’s a city of contrasts that meld together beautifully.Some 30 million tourists descend on this city each year. And why not? It’s a fascinating, fun place that’s also clean, friendly and easy to get around. With some advance planning and a willingness to push through long days, … [Read more...] about Trip to London dazzles N.J. visitors
By Laura A. Bischoff, Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS — When then-Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and his aide Ben Webb traveled to China in 2016, Carol Stewart of Advance America, a payday lender, made the trip too.When Rosenberger toured London for four days in August 2017, Stewart was among the payday lending industry representatives on the junket. UNMATCHED COVERAGE: Special Report: Politicians allowed freebie, favors under Ohio ethics laws And when Rosenberger traveled to Normandy, France in September 2017, Stewart did too. Advance America was listed as a sponsor along with Walmart, Reynolds American, Mainstreet and Ginni Ragan, a major donor to the Ohio House GOP campaigns. Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation were at former Ohio House speaker Cliff Rosenberger's house in Clarksville on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Asylum Nightclub in Dayton plans reunion … [Read more...] about Payday lender made 3 international trips with ex-Ohio House speaker
THE NEW YORK TIMES LJ Rich, left, uses technology to demonstrate the experience of synesthesia to the musician Dessa and bandmate Matthew Santos on a walking tour around the Shoreditch neighborhood of London on April 19. Rich, a synesthete whose auditory sense is triggered by shapes, colors, textures and flavors, lead Dessa and Santos on an audio tour of London.THE NEW YORK TIMES LJ Rich, left, uses technology to demonstrate the experience of synesthesia to the musician Dessa and bandmate Matthew Santos on a walking tour around the Shoreditch neighborhood of London on April 19. Rich, a synesthete whose auditory sense is triggered by shapes, colors, textures and flavors, lead Dessa and Santos on an audio tour of London.THE NEW YORK TIMES LJ Rich uses technology to demonstrate the experience of synesthesia to the musician Dessa on a walking tour around the Shoreditch neighborhood of London on April 19. Rich, a synesthete whose auditory sense is triggered by shapes, colors, textures and … [Read more...] about You know what London looks like. But have you really heard it?
"I was like, 'OK, she looks like she can play a little bit, ' so we started talking to her", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.Sister Mary Jo, one of the Dominican sisters who run Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., threw out the first pitch before the White Sox's game against the Kansas City Royals.'She had a whole routine, ' he told MLB.com. She had it planned out.Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, originally from St. Cloud, Minn., now works at Marian Catholic High School in IL. Plenty of guest players have been known to flub the first pitch experience - it's not as easy as it looks to throw a flawless fastball strike, after all.Move over, Sister Jean. I was just lucky to be back there. It ended up being great'.Here's something you don't see everyday. a nun that could probably come out of the bullpen for the White Sox if she tightened up her curve ball. "I'm like, 'Wait a minute.' He (Giolito) threw it back to her and she fielded it barehanded".She went on to get her … [Read more...] about Hand of God? Nun Throws Perfect First Strike at MLB Game