In French woods, rivals take aim at senator's WWI research
“Any work done using Mastriano is built upon poor, false research,” Gregory wrote. “The issue is not about a few meters’ difference between the two sites,” said Dutch journalist Stephan van Meulebrouck, who has written about the York site controversy. In early March, he made a nearly identical complaint to the University of New Brunswick, where the York research figured prominently in Mastriano's doctoral studies. The 59 pages of footnotes in Mastriano’s book cite — more than 150 times — York's 1928 pseudo-autobiography. Mastriano dismissed doubters in a September 2018 speech at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
Small Biz Saturday: Collaborations at YORK lift up small businesses amid pandemic
Through the Yard, YORK has found a way to not only support itself but to lift up other businesses in Southeast Michigan. But community members can find more than food trucks at York Yard. Their presence helps YORK, the smaller businesses get to sell their food, and community members desperate to break out of their stuck-inside routines can socialize safely outdoors. Community members can anticipate visits from Detroit-based vegan bakery Fig Detroit, Ann Arbor’s Side Biscuit and a special St. Patrick’s Day event. (Sarah Okin / YORK)Inside YORK, community members can find a full-service wine and beer shop, a quick-serve counter for sandwich and coffee needs, a full bar, and Ricewood BBQ.
AP: Trooper kicked, dragged Black man who died in custody
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging Greene, a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. Body camera footage shows Master Trooper Kory York dragging Greene on his stomach by the leg shackles following a violent arrest and high-speed pursuit, according to internal State Police records obtained by The Associated Press. (Courtesy of the Greene family via AP)A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. The video shows troopers choking and beating the man, repeatedly jolting him with stun guns and dragging him face-down across the pavement, the attorney told AP. AdState Police have repeatedly refused to publicly release the body camera footage.
Ann Arbor’s Cookie Colab combines cute with designer butter cookies
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The brainchild of Amy Lugo, Cookie Colab fuses Lugo’s background in graphic design with her Aunt Mary’s homemade butter cookie recipe. AdOwner Amy Lugo uses buttercream to make designs on Cookie Colab's signature butter cookies. (Amy Lugo/ Cookie Colab)Her homemade cookies aren’t what a lot of people expect from highly stylized cookies. It doesn’t dent or crack, but the buttercream is very delicate.”That buttercream also tastes better and, along with a butter cookie base, is what makes Cookie Colab cookies so good. Cookie Colab designs originally started out on holiday cookies when Lugo would bake with her daughter.
Sarah, Duchess of York, to publish debut historical romance
FILE - In this Monday, March 7, 2016 file photo, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, salutes during a press event, in Mexico City. Ferguson has landed a book deal for her debut novel for adults, a historical romance fictionalizing the life and loves of her great-great-great aunt. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file)LONDON – Sarah, the Duchess of York, has landed a book deal for her debut novel for adults, a historical romance fictionalizing the life and loves of her great-great-great aunt. Sarah was married to Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth's third child, but the couple divorced in the 1990s. Her novel, which was written with author Marguerite Kaye, is set to be published in August.
Here are 4 ways to treat yourself and help Ann Arbor businesses
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been hard on local businesses, but it has also impacted Ann Arbor community members. Here are four ways to treat yourself while supporting Ann Arbor businesses:Take a classIf you are refreshed by new knowledge, improve a skill or learn something new with a virtual class. If youre looking for something active, Ann Arbor Rec & Ed, Ann Arbor YMCA and many area gyms and fitness studios offer online classes. Main Street Ann Arbor made a list of Main Street stores that are offering gift cards if you dont know where to start. Related: Here are 4 cider mills near Ann Arbor to put you in the fall spirit
Patient dies after being left unattended in ER for 70 minutes
Officials confirmed the death of an ER patient at WellSpan York Hospital in August after being left unattended in the waiting room for approximately 70 minutes. YORK, Pennsylvania (CNN) - Officials confirmed the death of an ER patient at WellSpan York Hospital in August after being left unattended in the waiting room for approximately 70 minutes, WPMT reported. From around 11:09 a.m. until 12:20 p.m. there was no movement seen from the patient, according to the report. The patient was pronounced dead at 1:31 p.m. after he was found unresponsive in the ER waiting room and unsuccessful resuscitation efforts. Below is a statement from Allan Birenberg M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs, WellSpan York Hospital:"This was a rare event that occurred in our emergency department at WellSpan York Hospital.