Some Kennedy for President volunteers in Nebraska were given the opportunity to ride aboard the candidate’s train during a whistle-stop tour across the state on April 27, 1968. Keith Bystrom of North Platte was a high school senior. He rode from North Platte to Lexington. en. Robert F. Kennedy, a candidate in the Nebraska presidential primary election, addresses a crowd gathered at Lexington, Nebraska, during his whistle-stop tour across Nebraska on April 27, 1968. … [Read more...] about Remembering Robert F. Kennedy’s whistle-stop tour across Nebraska 50 years ago
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Both systems have faced scrutiny for years due to large unfunded liabilities — they don't have enough money at the moment to pay all the benefits they have promised. In response, both systems have increased the required contributions for local governments that are part of the system. … [Read more...] about See the 100 highest pensions in the CalPERS and CalSTRS systems
It was so intense, in fact, that the monkeys had to be strapped onto the dogs. This was because they got so excited during tight races that they tried to tear the clothes off other monkeys and screamed while using their tails as whips, the video reported. Nope, no cruelty involved! … [Read more...] about Remember When Florida Dog Tracks Used Monkeys as Jockeys?
HALL OF FAME LexBlog founder Kevin O’Keefe of Seattle blogs for a tech-savvy lawyer audience about how to make the most of their legal blogs and presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. But don’t misunderstand—blogging isn’t all about marketing to O’Keefe. “Search results may not be the be-all and end-all for good law blogs,” he writes. He thinks it’s great how blogs have democratized publishing for lawyers who can now avoid gatekeepers for law reviews and trade industry publications. … [Read more...] about 7th Annual Blawg 100
With clients and perspective clients, you want to tighten up your relationships. You want to have a more intimate relationship with existing clients so that they feel good about continuing to use you and come back for a certain type of work and then maybe other works and they’ve mentioned your name to other people. The way that you do that is you listen to the questions that they raise. You jot them down. You talk about the issues in a conversational type of way. You got a call from somebody in Trenton, a consultant that was working with an engineer down there on this particular type of medical device. You haven’t identified who they are, you haven’t breached any confidentiality. You talk about what you talked about, and it’s a 20-minute blog post. What happens then is people who are also engineers or VCs that are funding that area that you represent, they’re feeling good about the fact that other people are calling you as an authority. You’re … [Read more...] about New Rainmaking Tricks Even Old Dogs Can’t Afford to Ignore (Podcast)