“We do this because of everything that you all do every day to make our country great,” she said. Mrs. Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, started a nationwide campaign in 2011 to generate more public support for active-duty and retired service members and their families.
“Maine is excited about seaweed, and the world is excited about seaweed,” said Hillary Krapf, founder of the Maine Seaweed Festival, whose second year drew more than 3,000 people in August in South Portland, more than twice the first year. “It’s totally piqued right now.”
Her son, Joe Hach, said she died Wednesday at age 89.
“I was really excited by the idea of a villain,” Mazelis said, standing alongside her sleek dark gown, with a plunging neckline, sheer back and revealing side slits, topped off with a beaded mask that covers the eyes. “The complexity of this character was intriguing. It’s powerful, but emotional too. Strong and yet vulnerable. I wanted to show that duality.”
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-to-1 ruling Thursday said a lower-court Manhattan judge correctly reversed a jury verdict against Gilberto Valle (VAL’-ee).
“Aurora wins. Hoteliers lose,” said Aurora Economic Development Council President Wendy Mitchell in response to continued attempts by Denver hoteliers and statewide critics trying to keep the project from going forward.
“It’s been untapped and underappreciated, but that’s changing very quickly,” says Catherine Bailey, who, with her husband, Robin Petravic, owns California-based Heath Ceramics. The couple won a 2015 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for their work encouraging creativity at Heath while remaining true to the company’s over-60-year history.
The new Kisses will go on sale starting Nov. 5. They will be twice the size of a normal silver foil-wrapped Kiss and feature a hazelnut center and rice crisps in the chocolate.
“It was an absolutely incredible experience,” said Weiss, who was also one of the jumpers. “We’re a very small community, although we’re growing, and to get everyone together from all over the world, especially to achieve such a difficult goal, is very rewarding.”