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Rising Minimium Wage In Washington, 1,000 Female Pilgrims Turned Away And Soul Food.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Food And Drink, Government, Law, Money, Religion, Social Issues, Uncategorized, United States, Women on 29/09/2012 by 1812

Washington state’s minimum wage is rising to $9.19 an hour beginning January 1, 2013.

Because they were not accompanied by a male guardian, 1,000 Nigerian female pilgrims were turned away by Saudi Arabia.

If you’re looking for some blessed soul food, try a Sunday brunch at the Hamilton.


Morris Minor Cars, No Wind Farms For China And Saved By DNA.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Crime, Economy, Energy, Government, Leaders, Science, United States on 28/09/2012 by 1812

Morris Minor cars were built in Britain between 1949 and 1971. Rob Gruye has 58 of them.

President Obama has stepped in to prevent the sale of four Oregon wind farms to a Chinese company.

Damon Thibodeaux is the 18th death-row inmate to be saved by DNA.

Banking On Time, Mes Aynak And Charlotte Ross.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Employment, History, Religion, United States, Women on 22/09/2012 by 1812

With its unemployment at roughly 25 percent, Spain has seen a dramatic rise in the number of time banks.

Mes Aynak is an ancient site in Afghanistan that may be destroyed at the end of this year to make way for a copper mine.

For almost 50 years, Charlotte Ross, 87, has been a crossing guard in Alexandria, Virginia, making her the longest one serving in that role.

Ruben Van Kempen, New Number 1 Killer And Waving Goodbye To The Champs-Élysées?

Posted in Around The World, Ceremonies, Children, Diseases, Drama, Economy, Education, Health, Retail, United States on 17/09/2012 by 1812

Ruben Van Kempen has certainly left his mark over the last 30 years as director of Roosevelt High School’s drama program, and will be inducted into the Educational Theatre Association’s Hall of Fame.

The new number one killer of U.S. Latinos is cancer.

According to one French writer, the Champs-Élysées is an avenue that does not “exist in the minds of Parisians.”






Beh Mattlin, Russian Boar And Most Indebted City.

Posted in Animals, Cities And Towns, Diseases, Economy, Government, Health, Money, United States on 31/08/2012 by 1812

Beh Mattlin was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that claims many infants by the age of 2.

Russian Boar has been placed on the state of Michigan’s invasive species list.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is the most indebted city in the United States.

Clyde Casey, Lost Money On Stamps And Drinking While Working.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Food And Drink, Government, Music, United States on 25/08/2012 by 1812

For over 40 years, Clyde Casey  has been bringing his one-of-a-kind music to the streets of New Orleans.

The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.2 million on stamps created to honor a cartoon family.

There are four bars within the confines of the British Parliamentary estate.

Groceries For Sale, Playing Video Games On A Cell And Membership In The 160 Club.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Cellphones, Economy, Food And Drink, Restaurants, Social Issues, Technology, United States, Video Games on 23/08/2012 by 1812

If you happened to be at the Chesapeake Auction House today, you may have found some bargains during its grocery auction.

Roughly 40 million Japanese people are playing video games on their cell phones.

In order to honored by The 160 Club at Tap House Grill, a patron must have had all 160 beers on tap.

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