Kenneth and Helen Felumlee did almost everything together during 70 years of marriage. So it was little surprise that, when it came to the end, one couldn’t live without the other. “We wanted them to go together, and they did,” said their daughter
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland water officials are discarding 38 million gallons of drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught urinating into one of the city’s reservoirs. A security camera caught the man
Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.
The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in southern California, largely driven by paper and ink. The unconventional effort gets a jolt Wednesday when Freedom Communications Inc., the company Kushner bought with other investors two years ago, launches the Los Angeles Register.
The daily newspaper will be available at 5,500 locations around L.A. — at many newsstands and vending boxes where the 132-year-old Los Angeles Times is found. It’s the first direct challenge on the Times’ home market since the Herald-Examiner folded in November 1989.
Kushner hopes to build the newspaper’s readership by differentiating it from the Times with deep coverage of local news and a political stance that’s center-right.
“The rest of the world, almost unanimously, looks at America as the No. 1 warmonger. That we revert to armed conflict almost at the drop of a hat — and quite often it’s not only desired by the leaders of our country, but it’s also supported by the people of America.”—President Carter (via azspot)
In what has virtually become a monthly occurrence, a man who spent over two decades in prison while proclaiming his innocence will be released by Brooklyn prosecutors Tuesday, the Daily News has learned. Jonathan Fleming, 51, has always maintained he was in Florida when Darryl Rush was gunned down in August 1989 — and new evidence supports his claim.