Jemma Barsby

Consumer Confidence Bruised by Economic Realities

The twin specters of inflation and rising interest rates continue to spook consumer confidence. After losing ground in October, U.S. consumer confidence is doing even worse in November, as soaring prices impact their shopping experiences and cast a pall over the holidays. A New Low. The November edition of PYMNTS’...
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Vatican Swiss Guard slayings back in spotlight with new book

ROME (AP) — The mother of a Swiss Guard member accused of committing one of the most sensational crimes in recent Vatican history – fatally shooting his commander and the senior officer’s wife before killing himself — is turning to the United Nations and Pope Francis in hopes of getting some closure nearly a quarter-century after the slayings.

Monica Quartermaine was mentioned on Thanksgiving on General Hospital but where is she?

Leslie Charleson observed 45 years of playing Monica Quartermaine on General Hospital on August 16 but she was nowhere t be seen. Soaps She Knows and other spoilers addressed the event and used quotes from Charleson from past interviews but nothing new was revealed. Monica has not been on screen since the end of January and the last time Charleson was seen was during an interview with Maurice Benard in March on his Vlog State of Mind.

Without naming Trump, McConnell repudiates dinner with white supremacist

Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that any person associating with people espousing anti-Semitic views is unlikely to be elected president. The Senate Republican leader never mentioned former President Donald Trump in his 38-word statement to reporters, but he didn’t have to. McConnell didn’t even need to be prodded with a question he knew was coming at his weekly stakeout in the Capitol rotunda.

The MoCoShow Maryland Football State Finals Preview & Predictions

4A: (2) Quince Orchard vs (1) Flowers– The Cougars beat Broadneck 42-9 in the semifinals. RB Iverson Howard rushed for 210 yards & 2 touchdowns in the victory. WR Tavahri Groves also contributed with 129 yards of total offense and 2 touchdowns. Flowers, from PG County, defeated Wise 20-13 in their semifinal game. This will be QO’s 9th appearance in the state finals, having won 4. Flowers will be playing in their 1st state final in school history. These two squads have only played each other once prior, in 2011 they met in the state semifinal resulting in a 23-12 Quince Orchard win. Quince Orchard vs Flowers High School Football Game of the Week (2011) The Head Coaches of QO & Flowers, John Kelley & Dameon Powell respectively, both played their high school ball in MoCo. Kelley at Seneca Valley and Powell at Sherwood. In addition, they played against each other twice in 1996, Seneca winning the regular season meeting and Sherwood getting revenge in the playoffs. Thursday night Quince Orchard vs Flowers for the 4A State Championship at Navy Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Prediction: Quince Orchard by 17.

Hattiesburg man charged in sexual battery investigation

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police arrested a man connected to an ongoing sexual battery investigation. On Tuesday, Michael Myers, 39, of Hattiesburg, was arrested and charged with two counts of touching of a child under the age of 14 and two counts of sexual battery of a child under the age of 14. Police […]
San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sources: Georgia Tech Football Promotes Brent Key to Head Coach

Georgia Tech is promoting interim head football coach Brent Key to the permanent head coaching position, sources tell Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger. Key, who was given the interim role after the Yellow Jackets fired Geoff Collins following a 1–3 start, showed promise in eight games at the helm. Georgia Tech went 4–4 down the stretch, boasting wins over Pitt, Duke, Virginia Tech and North Carolina, ultimately finishing the year 5–7.

Academies Spotlight: McGavock High School

“You Have to See It, to Be It” – and at McGavock High School, students have multiple opportunities to see and experience a variety of careers, all with the goal of helping them plan for their futures. They not only hear “You Have to See It, to Be It,” they experience it every day throughout their high school years.

Tripp County crash claims the life of cement truck driver

WITTEN, S.D. – One man died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Witten in Tripp County. The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2007 Kenworth W900 cement truck was southbound on South...
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Widow of Slain El Monte Sergeant Files $25M Claim Against District Attorney Gascón

The widow of an El Monte police sergeant killed in an ambush has filed a $25 million claim against Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón. The claim, a precursor to a lawsuit, claims the killer of Sgt. Michael Paredes should have been incarcerated at the time because of his prior criminal record. The claim alleges wrongful death and emotional distress.

Baked Vegetarian Stew with Kale

This light but filling vegetarian stew will warm you up all winter long. Baked Vegetarian... This light but filling vegetarian stew will warm you up all winter long. There’s a lot of beef stews this time of year and as someone who doesn’t eat beef, I always feel a bit left out. I want something warm, cozy, filling, and most importantly, easy! This stew is all of that – and chock full of vegetables, so it’s guaranteed to be satiating and nourishing.