Q: There's a lot going on in my relationship, my girlfriend is amazing and it's so good that it seems unreal. I haven’t been able to see her or her newborn since she gave birth and I’m not a bad person at all, I’m just busy.
Excerpt: Erie County commissioners Bill Monaghan and Pat Shenigo got a huge assist last year from Jim Rokakis, the former Cuyahoga County treasurer who currently serves as director of Thriving Communities Institute, which supports land bank programs throughout Ohio.
Excerpt: Because of the sequester last month President Obama canceled all White House tours because, as the president stated, the Secret Service claimed it can’t continue the funding to do routine screening, surveillance and ID checks for White House visitors.
They rode the streets of Memphis in creaky, dangerous garbage trucks, picking up trash from home after home, toiling for a sanitation department that treated them with indifference bordering on disdain. In 1968 those workers took to the streets, marching with civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to demand better working conditions, higher pay and union protection.