Matthew Dippel was hiking in Yosemite National Park on Oct. 16 when he asked a friend to stand on Taft Point so he could snap a photo of him. While waiting for his friend to reach the popular overlook, Dippel noticed a couple in the distance stepping out on to the rock’s edge. … [Read more...] about Meet the Calif. Couple Behind Epic Yosemite Proposal Photo
But the NYPD is disputing this story. The New York Daily News reports that Sampson was charged on Wednesday with making a false written statement and filing a false report. Police told the outlet that Sampson kept changing his story, and eventually recanted it under questioning. … [Read more...] about Now Police Say EMT Made Up Story of Epic Fight, Stolen Christmas Presents
A landmark legal opinion written by a fabled judge. A titanic battle between forces of the agrarian past and the industrial future. The construction of a gleaming bridge across a winding river in the wilderness – with no roads connecting the bridge on either side. The bridge built in the face of a repudiated contract. A baron of industry. Properties initially developed by North Carolina’s legendary John Motley Morehead. Two separate groups claiming to be the legitimate board of county commissioners. Democrats, Republicans. … [Read more...] about Titanic struggle, North Carolina business, lawyers, history — epic telling of long ago story
Baez said that story came from prosecution star witness Alexander Bradley, who took an immunity deal to testify for prosecution. Baez told jurors Bradley “lied” and called him “a perjurer.” He said it was proved by the fact that Cure nightclub cameras had no video evidence of the alleged drink incident, which “should scream volumes at” jurors about Bradley’s credibility. … [Read more...] about ‘He’s Innocent!’: Jose Baez Gives Epic Defense Closing Argument in Aaron Hernandez Trial (WATCH)
California’s corporate tax rate is currently 8.84%. According to the California Taxpayer’s Association, only nine states (Alaska, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island) have a higher top rate. Nonetheless, a bill that could increase the corporate tax rate for some publicly traded corporations by over 47% continues to move through the California legislature, passing out of the Senate Appropriations Committee last week on a 5-2 vote. … [Read more...] about California Corporate Tax, An Epic Question: Is This Pay Ratio Too Large, Too Small or Just Right?