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Moneybeat - The market’s COVID predictions

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the Monday Moneybeat. NICK EICHER, HOST: Financial analyst and adviser David Bahnsen joins us now for our regular conversation and commentary on the economy. David, good morning to you. DAVID BAHNSEN, GUEST: Good morning, Nick. Good to be...
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Sudan’s troubled attempt at education reform

In a widely circulated video from early this year, a Sudanese imam named Muhammed al-Amin Ismail delivers an emotional Friday sermon at a mosque in Khartoum. Ismail, holding up a sixth-grade history textbook, turns to a page on the European Renaissance revealing a picture of Michelangelo’s “Creation of Adam” masterpiece.
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History Book - Sculpting Honest Abe

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: The WORLD History Book. Today, royal wedding bells, a lifesaving breakthrough, and a young sculptress carves out a place in history. Here’s senior correspondent Katie Gaultney. MUSIC: “St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning”. KATIE GAULTNEY, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT: President...

California firefighters face fire that generates its own climate

The biggest fire in California, which has already devoured an area of ​​vegetation equivalent to the city of Chicago, is so large that it now generates its own climate, at the risk of making the task of the firefighters who fight it even more difficult. About 5,400 firefighters were mobilized on Monday, July 26, in the face of the Dixie Fire flames in the forests of northern California.
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Legal Docket - Court-ordered policing

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Monday, July 26th, 2021 and you’re listening to The World and Everything in It. We’re so glad you’ve joined us today! I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Good morning. It’s time for Legal Docket. AUDIO: [Sounds of protesting]. Peaceful protests and violent...

Boxing at the 2021 Olympics: free livestream, schedule 2021 and more

Boxing is one of the oldest and most awarded Olympic sports and regularly gives fans an early look at the world champions of the future. Mohammed Ali (then Cassius Clay), Oscar De La Hoya, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman and current world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua are among those who have won gold in the past, so don’t miss it. Wondering how to watch boxing at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics? You can find out all this and much more in this Olympic Boxing Livestream Guide.

BEECHEY: Annandale museum reopens

Annandale National Historic Site’s museum officially reopened to the public on Monday, July 26 at 9 a.m. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content. Timed appointments, mask wearing and social distancing restrictions are still in place, but they look forward to welcoming back visitors...
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Morton James Library releases new materials list

Listed below are the July additions to the Morton-James Public Library’s collections. The library has reopened to the public. Masks and hand sanitizer use are required to visit the library, and both are provided for patron use. Call 402-873-5609 for additional information. DVDs. Flashback. City of Lies. The Unhealer. Zeroville.
New York City, NYThe Jewish Press

Jackie Mason, Rabbi Whose Sermons Did So Much Better on Broadway, Dead at 93

Rabbi Yacov Moshe Hakohen Maza, a.k.a. Jackie Mason, was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, to a family of immigrants from Minsk, and grew up on the Lower East Side of New York City. According to his official biography (Jackie, Oy!: Jackie Mason from Birth to Rebirth, 1988), he was ordained in 1953 by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein and worked as a rabbi in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, and Weldon, North Carolina. Mason recalled, “I started telling more and more jokes, and after a while, a lot of gentiles would come to the congregation just to hear the sermons.”

Louisiana LEGO Expo Expecting Professional LEGO Artists from Across the Globe

The Louisiana BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Festival, which will take place at the Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center, is set to take place on August 14-15. Hundreds of LEGO fans look forward to this event in hopes of meeting professional LEGO artists, enjoying live builds, and witnessing incredible LEGO creations. This year, an award-winning artist will be bringing his talents to New Orleans. Get ready, Martin Harris is coming!
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Author J. Robert Lennon on the Importance of Revision

Slate Plus members get ad-free versions of all Slate podcasts, plus extra segments, bonus episodes, and more. Try it today for just $1. Please enable javascript to get your Slate Plus feeds. Episode Notes. This week, host Isaac Butler talks to J. Robert Lennon, author of numerous short stories and...
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The 50 Best Wines in the World According to the Experts

Like taste in general, taste in wine is highly subjective, influenced by such factors as the taster’s experience, cultural preferences, body chemistry, even mood. That said, some tasting panels are more credible than others and some wine competitions are justly seen as reliable indicators of wine quality. The UK-based international wine publication Decanter does a […]