Commissioner takes on All Aboard Florida in debate
Indian River County Commissioner Bob Solari took on All Aboard Florida in a debate Wednesday. The Vero Beach Country Club was packed as both sides answered questions and talked about issues of the high-speed rail project, anticipated to cost several billion dollars. The railway that will eventually connect Miami to Orlando will go through Indian River County, but it won't make a stop there. The ...
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus addresses the Marines and Sailors of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South and the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during an all hands call held aboard the ship, Aug. 19, 2014. During the meeting, Mabus addressed the Marines and Sailors of America and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South.
Microgravity Research Aboard The ISS Breaks Down How To Build Better Bones
By Jessica Nimon, NASA As the saying goes, sticks and stones may break your bones—especially if you have a weak skeleton. This is not only a concern for the elderly who can suffer from osteoporosis . Inactivity from injury, illness, or malnutrition from anorexia or dietary challenges also can lead to bone breakdown in otherwise healthy people. Another cause of bone loss is living in microgravity ...
Good Cause Calendar
27 WINE OVER WATER, Walnut Street Bridge, 5-8 p.m., $65 includes glass; local restaurants sell food, benefits Cornerstones Inc.'s historic preservation efforts. wineoverwater.org.
Greater Chattanooga area good-cause calendar
TODAY AL MILLARD STOCKING FULL OF LOVE, Walker County Civic Center, Rock Spring, Ga., 7-10 p.m. $6 couples, $3 individuals, 1950s sock hop with music by Tommy Jett, Paul Smith and Jimmy Tawater, trophies for Best Dressed ’50s, Best Twist and Hula Hoop contests. 423-718-7651.
Denis Napthine is buying votes with our money
Incumbency delivers many benefits for political parties as they approach elections, not least of which is running advertising campaigns on the public tab. Take, for example, the Moving Victoria campaign promoting the Napthine government’s transport vision splendid.