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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Helen Keller
Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he hopes lawmakers can come to an agreement on the state's teacher-evaluation system before the Legislature adjourns next week.
A friend recently sent me a link to an inspiring video about an upbeat, young black man, Richie Parker, who was born without arms. It showed him going to work — unlike the record number of people living on government payments for "disabilities" that are far less serious, if not fictitious.
In 1991, Randall Tietjen, newly minted from law school, had the idea that a book of letters written by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow might make for an interesting project and began investigating collections at various libraries.
For a bustling, thriving capital of a world-class superpower, Washington, D.C. offers a surprisingly lively scene for the nonliving as well.
"Well, there he stands - a bit concealed, a bit false, but still a colossus," H.L. Mencken wrote upon reading a biography of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens). These words might well apply to the enormous first volume of Twain's autobiography.
As we approach the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain's death, there has been a deluge of new books on the market. Michael Shelden breaks from the pack, concentrating on the final 3 1/2 years of the life of the man Time magazine recently labeled "Our Original Superstar."
Close your eyes, reach into your wallet and try to distinguish between a $1 bill and a $5 bill. Impossible? It's also discriminatory, a federal appeals court says.
(AP) An initiative to put a statue of Helen Keller in the U.S. Capitol is moving forward after a year of delays.
Helen said the same words instantly - 'And for his wisdom.'