writer & journalism professor at @WKU @WKUSJB . singer & multi-instrumentalist w/ former friends of young americans at @FFOYAHouse.

Arizona’s Brewer May Challenge State Constitution to Run

Arizona’s Brewer May Challenge State Constitution to Run
bloomberg.com — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, who signed the nation's strictest immigration law in 2010 and once wagged her finger in President Barack Obama's face, may challenge the state constitution to run for another term.

Intersection reopens after Old Market fire

Intersection reopens after Old Market fire
ketv.com — It was a sign of a new beginning. On Friday, city leaders reopened Howard Street in the Old Market with a ribbon cutting. It's been closed since the devastating fire at M's Pub in January. Inside cupcake Omaha, a welcome crowd and line, the likes of which have not been seen in some time.

What's next for this big, empty lot in Bellevue?

What's next for this big, empty lot in Bellevue?
ketv.com — City leaders are discussing a development involving a lot near Cornhusker and Fort Crook roads. Traffic is very busy along Cornhusker Road, and that's why some retailers are excited about going in, but the developer does have some changes that Bellevue City Council needs to approve.

Former Arizona Gov. Evan Mecham dies at 83

Former Arizona Gov. Evan Mecham dies at 83
azcentral.com — Former Arizona Gov. Evan Mecham dies at 83, Evan Mecham, a millionaire automobile dealer who briefly served as Arizona's governor before being removed from office by impeachment conviction in 1988, died Thursday. {bnl} Mecham had impact on supporters, foes {bnl} Timeline: Highlights from Evan Mecham's life {snl} Slideshow: Former Ariz.

County Attorney announces criminal charges in travel voucher case

County Attorney announces criminal charges in travel voucher case
ketv.com — The weeks-long investigation into an embattled Omaha event planning company has come to a head. At least on the local level. County Attorney Don Kleine announced criminal charges Thursday against the owner of Creative Creations, Patricia Urbanovsky. The 30-year-old faces 3 felony counts of theft by deception, each punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Former Friends of Young Americans Kicks Off Summer Tour with Porch Show - The Amplifier: Music

Former Friends of Young Americans Kicks Off Summer Tour with Porch Show - The Amplifier: Music
bgamplifier.com — "Everyone's invited for a sunset picnic and original music," said Amanda Jane of Former Friends of Young Americans. A duo of multi-instrumentalists, FFOYA has played across the U.S. and in Europe. Their sound blends genres from ambient to Americana, roots to post-punk in performances that showcase their range as songwriters and musicians.

A Slaughterhouse for Horse Meat Waits in New Mexico

A Slaughterhouse for Horse Meat Waits in New Mexico
bloomberg.com — Agriculture Photograph by Alamy Horse meat isn't for everybody, as Europe's recent uproar over mislabeled burgers made clear. But those who have the taste for it tend to be true believers. One is 54-year-old Tim Sappington of Roswell, N.M., who's owned and eaten horses his whole life.

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Grand Canyon on the Precipice
news.nationalgeographic.com — At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. Below, the turquoise water of the Little Colorado River flows into the larger and darker Colorado, their courses merging within the burnt sienna walls of the canyon.

Reasonable Doubt? Rolling Stone’s Missteps Fuel Disbelief of Rape Victims

Reasonable Doubt? Rolling Stone’s Missteps Fuel Disbelief of Rape Victims
msmagazine.com — Not long ago, I overheard a snippet of conversation among my college students. Another professor had talked about rape in class that morning. The professor didn't talk about the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses or the egregious way that universities were addressing ( or, rather, not addressing) reports of rape.

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Grand Canyon on the Precipice
news.nationalgeographic.com — Amanda J. Crawford Published August 14, 2014 At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen.
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Mar 21, 2016

@thekineticpen Why, thank you! That's a lovely note for a writer to get on a writing day :)

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