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

Storm damage should be warning to other homeowners, experts say

wesh.com — Crews in Winter Garden are busy clearing debris after Friday evening's storms. Toppled trees and broken branches are scattered through the streets. At one home, a tree crushed an SUV and damaged the roof of the house. Now, tarp covers the home and professionals are cleaning up the mess.

Protesters greet Sen. Rubio during visit to Pulse scene

wesh.com — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Tuesday visited businesses near the Pulse nightclub. In the days after the mass shooting, the area shut down for the investigation and some businesses suffered. "Our business lost about 50 percent in June," Daniel Broyles, owner of Foreign Accents, said. Broyles met with Rubio to discuss ways the government can help.

Gov. Scott responds to questions on gun control

wesh.com — State lawmakers are calling for a special session to consider enacting more gun control measures in Florida following the attack on Pulse nightclub. Gov. Rick Scott is responding to that request, and his words could anger those who are protesting laws already on the books.

New documents released in Pulse nightclub massacre investigation

wesh.com — Video Transcript . SHE'S LIVE AT PULSE WITH THE DETAILS. ACCORDING TO SOME OF THOSE DOCUMENTS, THERE WERE 6 EXITS AT PULSE. I READ TEXTS FROM THE FIRE MARSHAL TO THE FIRE CHIE SAYING THAT'S AN ACCEPTABLE THEY ALSO MESSAGES EACH OTHER ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT AT LEAST ONE EXIT WAS BLOCKED >> WHEN THE GUNMAN STARTED SHOOTING INSIDE PULSE NIGHTCLUB WITNESSES SAY CROWDS OF PEOPLE SAFETY.

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

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?

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

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

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

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.
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Jul 23, 2016

RT @JeffFlake: Trying to count the ways I hate @timkaine. Drawing a blank. Congrats to a good man and a good friend.

Jul 23, 2016

Remarkable editorial from The Washington Post: Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy  http://wpo.st/x_7o1 

Jul 22, 2016

HRC picks Kaine. From @natesilver538: Tim Kaine Wouldn't Do Much To Help Clinton Win The Election  http://53eig.ht/2aj1S2q 

Jul 19, 2016

@AmazedOviraptor luckily, this isn't how our justice system works... yet!

Jul 19, 2016

So anyone else disturbed by Chris Christie leading a mob shouting "guilty! guilty!" about a political opponent in a faux prosecution? #rnc

Jul 19, 2016

Adding a new line to fall syllabi: "This is not the RNC; plagiarism will not be tolerated." #MelaniaTrump #plagiarism


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