CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Why are you a Browns fan?At the core, it’s likely because of where you were born or grew up. Or because the adults in your life exposed you to the Browns through television or Section 250.But something had to hook you and make you want to be a Browns fan.Maybe it was the Browns dominating football in the 1950s. Maybe it was the rise of the Kardiac Kids. Maybe, like Freddie Kitchens, you just always liked the simplicity of the helmets. Maybe Browns games were a way for you to bond with someone close to you. Maybe being a fan offered you a sense of self, or a sense of belonging.Or maybe you became a fan when Baker Mayfield led the Browns to a Thursday night win over the Jets last season.Whatever the case, we want to hear your stories. Over the next few months, we’ll read those stories, organize them, and share them with Browns fans around the world.Get started by filling out the form below.Clickhere to load this Caspio Cloud Database Get Browns Insider … [Read more...] about “Why I’m a Browns Fan”: Tell us your story
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Shannon S. Hall Louisville Courier Journal Published 3:17 PM EST Nov 15, 2018 Are you one of the thousands of people without power because of that blast of early winter weather? We want to hear from you. WEATHER ALERT: Snow and slick roads expected for Thursday rush hour Email us at [email protected] or call the Courier Journal hotline at 833-LOU-NEWS (833-568-6397) to tell us how you're feeling about not having power. This latest storm was in the top 10 for most LG&E and KU customers affected by a storm, an LG&E official said. Related: Thousands of people in Louisville, Southern Indiana still without power Also: The 8 best ways to weatherize your home to save energy and money Related: Tree falls on Interstate 65 near Sellersburg causing fatal crash … [Read more...] about Still no power, Louisville, Southern Indiana? Tell us your story
New Orleans is rich in civil rights history. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference was formed at New Zion Baptist Church on Third Street on Feb. 14, 1957. A photo of 6-year-old Ruby Bridges integrating William Frantz Elementary School on Nov. 14, 1960, became an iconic image of the push for freedom.The young protesters — Rudy Lombard, Lanny Goldfinch, Cecil Carter Jr. and Oretha Castle — who held a sit-in at the McCrory’s lunch counter on Canal Street in 1963 became the faces of a lawsuit decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.There are dozens of other civil rights heroes who put their lives at risk for the cause of freedom. Their stories deserve to be memorialized in a civil rights museum in New Orleans, as the state promised almost 20 years ago they would be.For now, the Latitude team at NOLA.com wants to help tell those stories. If you took part in marches or protests or someone in your family did, tell us about it. Send your … [Read more...] about Were you part of the civil rights movement in New Orleans? Tell us your story
One in every five adults in Louisiana suffers from mental illness. Yes, some are strangers to us. But they are also our spouses and our siblings, our friends and our neighbors, or even ourselves. They live in affluent communities and poor neighborhoods, and they identify with every race, religion and creed. What is true for most is that they and their loved ones are often shamed into silence and neglected by a state that has the resources to end their suffering - but chooses not to. Starting today, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune launches an ongoing series, "A Fragile State," which examines how Louisiana's broken mental health care system is failing its most vulnerable residents. Among our early stories are a look at how one family has been trapped by a dysfunctional system of care, and an upcoming story about how the stigma of mental illness and a lack of resources can be particularly devastating to residents of rural Louisiana. We have more ideas for topics to explore in the weeks … [Read more...] about We’re reporting on Louisiana’s broken mental health system. Tell us your story.
As we report on America’s growing opioid epidemic, we’re turning our attention to rehab centers and treatment programs. How are they treating patients? Are they adequately regulated at the state and federal levels? Are they safely and ethically run? We want your help. If you, your partner or a close family member has been treated for opioid or heroin addiction within the last five years, we want to hear from you. … [Read more...] about Have you been treated for opioid use recently? Tell us your story