Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain Advertisement Supported by ByPeter Baker, Michael M. Grynbaum, Maggie Haberman, Annie Karni and Russ Buettner July 20, 2019 For the fourth season of “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump searched for a gimmick to bolster ratings. His idea was simple if explosive — pit an all-white team against an all-black team. “Do you like it?” he asked, previewing the concept on Howard Stern’s radio show in April 2005. “Yes,” Mr. Stern said. “Do you like it?” Mr. Trump asked Robin Quivers, the African-American co-host. “Well,” she said, “I think you’re going to have a riot.” That gave Mr. Trump no pause. “It would be the highest-rated show on television,” he … [Read more...] about Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain
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PUBLISHED: 18:00 22 March 2019 | UPDATED: 18:28 22 March 2019 Steve Russell Its 1949 and Margaret Thick has qualified as a state registered nurse Picture: FAMILY COLLECTION Archant Margaret Thick was a Woodbridge district nurse and also worked at Ipswich Hospital. Her funeral is on April 1 A 1929 photograph of Margaret Thick as a toddler with brother Lawrie (father of Sylvia and her sister Angela), her mother Helen and father Thomas Picture: FAMILY COLLECTIONIt’s straight out of Call the Midwife. Margaret Thick is delivering her first child after starting work in Suffolk. The county in 1953 has its fair share of poverty, and she finds herself on the top floor of a double-decker bus. It’s home to travellers, sleeping on blankets. “You don’t forget that!” says niece Sylvia Hook. Auntie Margaret was a major influence on Sylvia and her family – virtually a one-woman recruiting officer. “When we used to go to … [Read more...] about Did Suffolk midwife Margaret Thick deliver your baby?
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Eli Saslow, The Washington Post Published 5:54 pm PST, Sunday, December 16, 2018 Ansly Damus, right, picks up his belongings with Gary Benjamin and Melody Hart at the Geauga County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 30 in Chardon, Ohio. Damus, who is from Haiti, had been detained since 2016 after coming to the United States to seek asylum. He spent most of his time at the Geauga County Safety Center. Ansly was released and allowed to live with Benjamin and Hart while his asylum case works its way through the courts. less Ansly Damus, right, picks up his belongings with Gary Benjamin and Melody Hart at the Geauga County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 30 in Chardon, Ohio. Damus, who is from Haiti, had been detained since 2016 after ... more Photo: Washington Post Photo By Matt McClain. Photo: Washington Post Photo … [Read more...] about As Haitian immigrant awaits word on asylum, Ohio communty rallies around him
Grapevine Craft Brewery will host an Ugly Holiday Sweater Paw-ty! from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The festivities include seasonal brews, a holiday-themed acoustic set by Jimmy Lombardo and prizes for the worst human and dog sweaters. Register for the contest by 4; they will announce winners at 5. Part of all taproom sales will benefit Epic Animal Rescue, which will be doing adoptions. 906 Jean St. facebook.com/epicanimalrescue. Or maybe you still need to visit Santa. Four-leggers can find him at:Hurst Recreation Center from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. Kids can send their Christmas letters in Santa's onsite mailbox, and there will be warm beverages and snacks. 700 Mary Drive. Free, with donations collected for the city's animal shelter. You must provide your own camera for photos. facebook.com/hurstparksandrecreation.Half Price Books' flagship store from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Continues weekends through Dec. 23. And the League of Animal Protectors are wrapping … [Read more...] about Dog About Town: Stepping out in holiday sweaters and more things to do