4 days agoFree Access: Support Music on Harp StageIt was with great interest I learned about the new Summer Stage Series beginning in July at Harp Commons. When the facility first opened, I toted my lawn chair onto the lush, green grass to enjoy great fellowship and a few really cool concerts. Then, the music inexplicably faded away.
But it’s also clear that Brady’s play isn’t the only problem with the Patriots’ offense as they ready to face the unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night. There are shortcomings along the offensive line, in the receiver corps and in the running game. Only now, Brady isn’t finding a way to make it all work despite those deficiencies..
Commercial whaling is banned by international agreements. But the Japanese and a few others are still launching harpoons. These scenes were shot for the Animal Plant series “Whale Wars” and these scenes were shot by the whalers themselves who say this is evidence that Watson is nothing more than a pirate.
At Berliner, the tension between the large company and the small contractors is palpable. One morning, a feud over Berliner’s ice cream prices all but boils over as a young driver in a T shirt, flip flops and shorts confronts the driver coordinator a sturdily built Berliner employee named Marcus Strong. The driver is screaming in heavily accented English, his words caroming off the concrete as a cashier looks on, ensconced behind a bulletproof plexiglass window..
Embassy has processed immigrant visas for 24 orphan children so far, all of whom were at the end of their adoption process. “We know of several hundred cases of Americans in the process of adopting Haitian children,” said Deputy Asst. Secretary for consular affairs Michelle Bond.
But if citizen activists can challenge only their individual districts, the parties will have to join the fray and the next time partisan gerrymandering comes before the Supreme Court, the justices may very well be in the position of choosing one side over another.It doesn’t have to be this way. While the Roberts penned decision brushed aside the much touted “Efficiency Gap” as a way of measuring when a gerrymander has gone too far, an entire buffet of statistical standards and technological solutions can make it clear when a map is a wild outlier. Those new standards persuaded the Pennsylvania state Supreme Court to overturn its congressional map as a partisan gerrymander, as well as a federal three judge panel in North Carolina, which will probably head to the Supreme Court this fall.Unfortunately, the high court continues to step away from creative solutions to systemic problems.