Now a federal judge in Ohio must decide whether Lawson’s earlier guilty plea in a drug conspiracy case should require him to do time, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. Lawson testified that he last abused drugs in early 2007, as he was sitting outside a detoxification center about to begin treatment for his addiction. His license to practice law was suspended in 2007. … [Read more...] about ‘I Just Wanted to Die,’ Former Ohio Legal Eagle Testifies
“They take your life’s work away and it’s just greed is what it is. This is a small company. It’s just my wife and me, she’s 74 and I’ll be 74 in July, and one other person. Three people,” Eastman said. “That guy just wants to knock us down so he can buy us out cheap and I’m not going to let him have this land. I’ll have to be dead first. I’ll fight it to the end.” … [Read more...] about ‘I just want to save this stream before it’s gone’: Gravel operation on Saline Creek targeted with citizen lawsuit
"My classroom this year included many different socioeconomic backgrounds. I had one who lives in a house with 14-plus other children. If the adult doesn't cook, they don't eat. I had one who plays tennis at the country club and never had to worry about eating. … [Read more...] about ‘We just want to teach!’: SC teachers tell it like it is
The United States and EU are locked in a trade dispute stemming from Trump's decision to impose steep tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum. Trump has also said he is considering tariffs on imports of automobiles, an action the EU hopes to head off. … [Read more...] about Trump says he hopes to strike trade deal with Europe: “We just want it to be a level playing field’
I also dream of a potluck wedding because so much of a family's identity can be found in food. I want to savor the foods of the person whose family I have entered, and I want him to taste some of mine. My mouth waters at the thought of my uncle's ribs, with sides of my mom's cheesy potatoes and my aunt's ceviche. Then I want to finish the night with my grandmother's jelly-filled cookies, which she only makes for baptisms and other special days. … [Read more...] about I’ve worked so many fancy weddings. For myself, I still just want a potluck.