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Educator: The many reasons ‘I am ashamed to be part of the system’

Back in May I published a post by a veteran elementary school teacher named Ralph Ratto with this headline: ‘Today was the first day I was ever ashamed to be a teacher.’ What prompted him to write it was his experience administering controversial new Common Core-aligned standardized tests to his students in New York. I […]

Twitter reacts to the news that Didier Drogba is returning to Chelsea [Tweets]

It’s happening. Almost ten years to the day that he first signed for Chelsea, Didier Drogba is returning. L’Equipe broke the story of how the veteran striker was set to link up with old boss Jose Mourinho for a season before taking up a coaching role. While most fans were excited at the prospect of [...]

Projected Cincinnati Bengals' Final 53-Man Roster, Pre-Training Camp Edition

There are only days before training camp begins, so it is, of course, time to start speculating what the Cincinnati Bengals' roster is going to look like. The veterans on the team have an advantage (or disadvantage, in some cases) because of their prior experience on an NFL field. That leaves a lot of questions surrounding the rookies on the team. Show More Summary

CAA Signs Andy Garcia

CAA has signed veteran actor Andy Garcia. The actor had been longtime repped by Paradigm, going back to the days of The Untouchables, Godfather III, Black Rain, Internal Affairs and the Ocean’s Eleven films, so he had a good long run there. Show More Summary

Leigh Brillstein Exits Resolution

Another big-name rep is leaving Jeff Berg’s agency, veteran talent agent Leigh Brillstein. Her last day is today. Unlike other high profile agents who left in the past two weeks, Dennis Kim and Steve Alexander (in addition to COO Jeff...Show More Summary

My Visit With an Extraordinary Veteran Named Ramona

This is a story from one of the hardest days of my life. One afternoon I rang the doorbell of a veteran named Ron. No one answered. I proceeded to go back to my car to write him a note. Then something horrific occurred. Limousines showed up from Ron's burial service. Show More Summary

Day 2 in LA: Michelle Obama to Speak on Veterans, Education

The Los Angeles Daily News reports that first lady Michelle Obama is visiting Los Angeles and speaking at two separate events about issues near and dear to the Obama administration’s heart: supporting veterans and education. On Wednesday, Mrs. Show More Summary

NBC Finally Notices Latest on VA Scandal...Gives It Less Than 30 Seconds

After days of censoring any mention of the latest congressional hearings on the ongoing Veteran's Affairs scandal, Wednesday's NBC Today finally found time to report on the topic, providing two news briefs amounting to a paltry 27 seconds of airtime. Show More Summary

Prince William Serves Up a Cute Day With Kids

Prince William brought both his serious and playful sides when he visited Coventry War Memorial Park on Wednesday in Coventry, England. The Duke of Cambridge was there to mark the centenary of World War I, speaking to veterans and giving a speech at the park. Show More Summary

Horror! Dying NY Vets Denied Painkillers – Given Salt Water Instead

Another day, another VA tragedy. An Albany nurse claims dying New York Veterans were denied painkillers. Instead they were given salt water mixtures. Menrec reported: Valerie Riviello, a nurse at the Albany Stratton VA medical center, claims that fellow employees … Continue reading ?

Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Military Consumer Protection Day Is July 16

Sadly, servicemembers, veterans and their families are sometimes targeted by cons who seek to take advantage of their service. These frauds can take a variety of forms. Often, scammers who target military consumers will falsely imply that they are somehow associated with the military or the government to instill trust or gain leverage. Show More Summary

5 Champions League goals in 1 game! David Lafata (Sparta Prague) has a field day v Levadia

You may be experiencing a World Cup hangover, but the Champions League returned on Tuesday night and it wasn’t just Celtic’s away win that was of interest. Veteran Czech Republic striker David Lafata bagged five goals in a whopping 7-0 win for Sparta Prague against Levadia. The Estonian side were 3-0 down at half-time with [...]

Jeff Goldblum Gets Engaged to Girlfriend 30 Years His Junior!

It’s an exciting time for Jeff Goldblum, as the 61-year-old Hollywood veteran is in the process of planning his wedding. The “Independence Day” star popped the question to Emilie Livingston (31) last week and of course, she said yes. Livingston tweeted, "Jul 8 he proposed @ our fave #okstore. Show More Summary

Arron Afflalo on the Nuggets: ‘I Believe This is a Championship Team’

The Denver Nuggets re-acquired Arron Afflalo on draft day, and the seven-year veteran thinks his second tour in the Mile High City represents a chance to compete for an NBA […] The post Arron Afflalo on the Nuggets: ‘I Believe This is a Championship Team’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Dwyane Wade Speaks out About LeBron James' Decision to Return to Cavaliers

A day after LeBron James made his decision to leave the Miami Heat to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers, former teammate Dwyane Wade provided his thoughts on the move. The veteran guard released this statement, via Tim Reynolds of The Associated...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Outlook on Mid-Tier Veterans Still on the Market

Another day, another 24 hours of LeBron James indecision. So let's pause the LeBronmania and talk about everyone else. Or, rather, specifically everyone not intrinsically tied to him. No Chris Bosh, no Dwyane Wade, no Carmelo Anthony. Show More Summary

Tony Hawk studio Neversoft bids farewell, burns eyeball effigy

Today is the final day of independent operation for 20-year-old games studio Neversoft, best known for its work developing Tony Hawk's titles and later Guitar Hero games. The veteran developer celebrated its own demise by setting fire...Show More Summary

WATCH: Cabbie Kicks Out Gay Iraq Vet for Kissing

An incident on Independence Day in Tacoma, Wash., has a gay veteran of the Iraq war seeing red. read more

Touching Bond Between 89-Year-Old WWII Vet And Preschooler Will Light Up Your Day

The story of Erling Kindem and Emmet Rychner and their unlikely friendship is as unlikely as it is heartwarming. See, Kindem is 89 years old and he’s a veteran of World War II. Emmet, on the other hand, is three year old and hasn’t seen his first day of school yet. But these two have

Buffalo Sabres Free Agency Roundup: How Much Better Are They Now?

Last Tuesday was a pretty busy day for Tim Murray and the Buffalo Sabres. Coming into the day over $20 million below the salary cap floor, Murray went on a mission to inject the youthful Sabres with veteran leaders. Starting with the...Show More Summary

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