July 1, 2016

The Rise and Fall Of Amar Suloev

On Dec. 23, 2015, six men dressed in civilian attire stood compactly in a glass cage, visible for all in attendance at the courtroom in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, a port town close to the Ukrainian border in the southeast part of the country. The holding cell, aptly labelled the “aquarium” by locals, was positioned ten feet away from the raised bench that held the power to decide the men’s fate. The so-called “Zirinov Gang,” named after and led by former Krasnodar parliamentarian and member of the Legislative Assembly, Sergei Zirinov, were on trial for the alleged murders of multiple political

Source: http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/187246036/amar-suloev

Segways for rent and groceries for sale at Walnut Bridge Market


Gus Pollock, manager of the new Walnut Bridge Market at 204 Walnut St.

Gus Pollock, manager of the new Walnut Bridge…

Photo by
Tim Omarzu
/Times Free Press.


Walnut Bridge Market framed its first $1 bill.

Walnut Bridge Market framed its first $1 bill.

Photo by
Tim Omarzu
/Times Free Press.

The new Walnut Bridge Market in downtown Chattanooga aims to be many things to many people.

Tourists can rent Segways, or two-wheeled motorized transporters, as well as tandem bikes and adult tricycles from the market at 204 Walnut St., —

Source: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/business/aroundregion/story/2016/jun/29/segways-rent-and-groceries-sale-walnut-bridge/373502/

GO GUIDE: Can you spell fun?

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Source: http://www.enterprisenews.com/entertainment/20160624/go-guide--can-you-spell-fun

Red Cross Urges Blood Donations To Maintain Summer Supply

CENTRAL OHIO – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer.

Blood donations often decline in the summer months, especially around summer holidays when donors are less available to give. The need for blood doesn’t decrease though – every two seconds, someone in the U.S. requires blood or platelets. In fact, a recent survey of Red Cross blood and platelet donors showed that nearly half knew someone who needed blood or they needed blood themselves.

“Donating blood helps save lives and

Source: http://www.wmfd.com/news/single.asp?story=69047

How to get free passes to Seattle Aquarium, 14 museums

Find the Shedd’s Frog Hopping Around Chicago This Week

The Shedd’s strawberry poison dart frog mascot will be leaping to and from popular Chicago landmarks. (Shedd Aquarium)

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a large, colorful frog hopping around the city this week.

To mark the second year of its special “Amphibians” exhibit, the Shedd Aquarium is sending out its mascot, a strawberry poison dart frog, to leap around some of Chicago’s most well-known landmarks.

Follow the frog’s next steps on the Shedd’s Twitter account using the #SheddFrogFind hashtag.

On what the aquarium calls “select special days,” the first 25 frog hunters to find the

Source: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/06/20/find-shedds-frog-hopping-around-chicago-week

SLIDESHOW: A busy Saturday in Niagara Falls

From left, Naejiah Starks, Dapria Howard, Jailene Motoramos, Anaja Greene and Abner Rivera work on a building project at the Pop Up Park at Highland and Grove avenues. The Pop Up Park NF event is part of the Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls program. Families played games, explored natural space, and evjoyed free food.

Source: http://www.niagara-gazette.com/gallery/slideshow-a-busy-saturday-in-niagara-falls/collection_5116b40e-3595-11e6-844f-db46f0f77a84.html

Things to do Friday and Saturday – Corpus Christi Caller

Caller-Times file The Hurricane Alley Roller Derby team play TXRD at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Bank Center exhibit hall, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

FRIDAY

JUNETEENTH: Denim and Diamonds, “Party with a Purpose,” will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at Galvan Ballroom, 1682 Agnes St. The event is part of Juneteenth. Cost: $15/presale; $20/door. Information/tickets:

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-friday-and-saturday-281fb9a3-3cfe-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-383296031.html

Things to do Thursday and Friday – Corpus Christi Caller

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Aquarium at Rockport Harbor will show Finding Nemo at 7 p.m. Thursday at 706 Navigation Circle.

THURSDAY

FINANCIAL AID: The Del Mar College Start Understanding College, Career and Education for Student Success information session provides prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives to look into financial aid assistance. The event will be at 6 p.m. at the St. Clair

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-thursday-and-friday-281fb9a3-3cfc-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-382963081.html

Things to do: Texas State Aquarium celebrates World Oceans Day – Corpus Christi Caller

Caller-Times file Celebrate Wold Oceans Day at the Texas State Aquarium from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY

THEATER: The Harbor Playhouse, 1802 N. Chaparral St., presents The Little Mermaid at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18 adults, $15 students, $10 children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com or 361-888-7469.

WORLD OCEANS DAY: Celebrate our oceans and all the wonderful creatures that call them home from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-saturday-and-sunday-281fb9a3-3cf8-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-382494211.html