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critics: downtown st. paul skyways are unsafe, unsightly, mismanaged


thomas dunne and his wife moved to downtown st. paul 12 years ago to take a ntage of the amenities connected to their home via a series of skyways.but at a packed and heated public meeting friday morning, dunne said those amenities have become increasingly more difficult to access as people loiter in the skyways, which is a complex system of private and public space patrolled by both private security and st. paul police.“you’re not going to get killed, you’re not going to get robbed, but you’re going to be bothered,” said dunne. “the fact that no one knows who runs the skyway is pathetic.”several of the approximately 60 people at the skyway governance advisory committee meeting clapped, eager to share stories about getting locked out of the skyway on cold winter nights because different bu






macy's in downtown st. paul to be renamed treasure island center


treasure island will have a new location in downtown st. paul, though it won't be a casino.on monday, treasure island resort and casino announced that it had signed a multiyear agreement for naming and sponsorship rights for the former macy's under redevelopment in downtown st. paul.the building, which will now be called treasure island center, will include a practice ice rink for the minnesota wild, an orthopedic clinic, a brewpub and other retail and office space."the treasure island center is an exciting opportunity to be actively engaged in the revitalization of downtown st. paul," said shelley buck, president of the prairie island indian community tribal council, which runs treasure island, in a statement. "st. paul has always been an important market for treasure island resort and ca






macy's in downtown st. paul to be renamed treasure island center


treasure island will have a new location in downtown st. paul, though it won't be a casino.on monday, treasure island resort and casino announced it signed a multiyear agreement for naming and sponsorship rights for the former macy's under redevelopment in downtown st. paul.the building, which will now be called treasure island center, will include a practice ice rink for the minnesota wild, an orthopedic clinic, a brewpub and other retail and office space."the treasure island center is an exciting opportunity to be actively engaged in the revitalization of downtown st. paul," said shelley buck, president of the prairie island indian community tribal council, which runs treasure island, in a statement. "st paul has always been an important market for treasure island resort and casino, and






macy's in downtown st. paul to be renamed treasure island center


treasure island will have a new location in downtown st. paul, though it won't be a casino.on monday, treasure island resort and casino announced it signed a multiyear agreement for naming and sponsorship rights for the former macy's under redevelopment in downtown st. paul.the building, which will now be called treasure island center, will include a practice ice rink for the minnesota wild, an orthopedic clinic, a brewpub and other retail and office space."the treasure island center is an exciting opportunity to be actively engaged in the revitalization of downtown st. paul," said shelley buck, president of the prairie island indian community tribal council, which runs treasure island, in a statement. "st paul has always been an important market for treasure island resort and casino, and






downtown eugene in ‘crisis,’ consultant says


eugene, ore. — a consultant hired to help improve downtown eugene has told city leaders the area is in “crisis” and is widely considered unsafe.vice president and design director meg walker said last week that her new york-based firm, project for public spaces, has found problems with homelessness, but the situation in eugene is the most serious she’s seen.because eugene is small, “and this (homeless) population is concentrated in a small area, it does come across as a much more serious problem than it would in another city like seattle or portland or new york city, where it’s more diffused,” walker said. in a survey, many residents said they avoid downtown because they feel unsafe or intimidated, according to walker.most read storiessave 75% on digital access today.the register-guard repo






us, chinese aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over s. china sea


beijing — the u.s. pacific command says a chinese jet and a u.s. navy patrol plane had an "unsafe" encounter over the south china sea this week, raising concerns.pacific command spokesman robert shuford said friday that the "interaction" between a chinese kj-200 early warning aircraft and a u.s. navy p-3c plane took place on wednesday in international airspace over the waters. he did not say what was unsafe about the encounter.shuford says the u.s. plane was on a routine mission and operating according to international law.he said the department of defense and the pacific command "are always concerned about unsafe interactions with chinese military forces."the chinese defense ministry has not responded to a faxed request for comment.






high desert water treatment authority mismanaged millions in federal funds, audi


captionthousands in l.a. protest proposed dakota access pipelinethousands of people gathered sunday in downtown los angeles to protest the proposed $3.8-billion dakota access pipeline, which activists across the country say threatens the water supply and sacred sites of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota.thousands of people gathered sunday in downtown los angeles to protest the proposed $3.8-billion dakota access pipeline, which activists across the country say threatens the water supply and sacred sites of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota.






twin cities visitors and locals need better way to negotiate skyways


imagine you’re from argentina, right off the plane, standing on the second floor of a downtown minneapolis office building, staring at a map of skyways. it looks like angular snakes playing twister.you are here.you have to get there.somehow.because this is minnesota and people are good, a local person notes your confusion and offers to help. he hears where you’re headed. he points out two routes. one involves three blocks of outside walking, but it’s cold. the other goes all the way, but there’s a tunnel.a tunnel? a skyway tunnel?right, well, you have to go down two floors, then under the street, then across the street kittywhompus, or caddywhompus (i don’t know which term you use in argentina), but that’ll take you right there. oh, to heck with it. follow me. …it ought to be easier for st






tria will sponsor of wild practice rink in downtown st. paul


tria orthopedic center has signed on as the newest tenant of the former macy's building in downtown st. paul and the title sponsor of the ice rink being built there for the minnesota wild.tria will lease 6,000 square feet of space at the new wabasha center for a "state-of-the-art orthopedic clinic offering acute care, sports medicine, sports surgery, rehabilitation services and physical therapy," according to a release."having tria in downtown illustrates the exciting nature for the development, our other tenants and the city of st. paul," said randy mckay of developer hempel cos., in a statement.hempel has partnered with the st. paul port authority to redevelop the building which takes up an entire block at wabasha and 6th streets and has been vacant for years.last december, the wild anno






iranian boats in "unsafe" encounter with u.s. ship


cbs/apmarch 6, 2017, 12:13 pmthe usns invincible is seen in an undated navy photo. u.s. navy iranian military vessels had a close encounter with a u.s. surveillance ship on saturday in what u.s. officials tell cbs news was both an “unsafe” and “unprofessional” maneuver by the iranians in the strategic strait of hormuz. cbs news’ david martin reports that the usns invincible, which is outfitted with sonar to track submarines and radar to monitor missile tests, was transiting the strait of hormuz when it was forced to change its course to avoid a small group of iranian revolutionary guard fast boats that had positioned themselves in front of her. the “unsafe” encounter came just two days after an iranian navy frigate came within 150 yards of the invincible in the gulf of oman, just south of






souhan: minneapolis can't let itself get swallowed up by the super bowl


houston — houston’s super bowl committee executed a symbolic handoff to minneapolis on monday morning, leaving our better-than-fair city with the same challenge that faced its predecessor and the atlanta falcons.minneapolis has to prove that the super bowl isn’t too big for it to handle.the game and the spectacle surrounding the game has grown like an internet startup since minneapolis last hosted the big game. google no longer fits into a garage and super bowl week can overwhelm almost any locale.houston is america’s third-largest city. it is a m ive urban sprawl and yet downtown houston often felt too small to handle the week’s many events. according to the houston committee, 1.3 million people visited their fenced-off nfl live site and 130,000 tourists visited the city.minneapolis is mu






iranian boats in "unsafe" encounter with u.s. surveillance ship


cbs/apmarch 6, 2017, 12:13 pmthe usns invincible is seen in an undated navy photo. u.s. navy iranian military vessels had a close encounter with a u.s. surveillance ship on saturday in what u.s. officials tell cbs news was both an “unsafe” and “unprofessional” maneuver by the iranians in the strategic strait of hormuz. cbs news’ david martin reports that the usns invincible, which is outfitted with sonar to track submarines and radar to monitor missile tests, was transiting the strait of hormuz when it was forced to change its course to avoid a small group of iranian revolutionary guard fast boats that had positioned themselves in front of her. the “unsafe” encounter came just two days after an iranian navy frigate came within 150 yards of the invincible in the gulf of oman, just south of






souhan: minneapolis can't get swallowed up by super bowl like the atlanta falcon


houston — houston’s super bowl committee executed a symbolic handoff to minneapolis on monday morning, leaving our better-than-fair city with the same challenge that faced its predecessor and the atlanta falcons.minneapolis has to prove that the super bowl isn’t too big for it to handle.the game and the spectacle surrounding the game has grown like an internet startup since minneapolis last hosted the big game. google no longer fits into a garage and super bowl week can overwhelm almost any locale.houston is america’s third-largest city. it is a m ive urban sprawl and yet downtown houston often felt too small to handle the week’s many events. according to the houston committee, 1.3 million people visited their fenced-off nfl live site and 130,000 tourists visited the city.minneapolis is mu






souhan: minneapolis can't let itself get swallowed up by the super bowl


houston – houston’s super bowl committee executed a symbolic handoff to minneapolis on monday morning, leaving our better-than-fair city with the same challenge that faced its predecessor and the atlanta falcons.minneapolis has to prove that the super bowl isn’t too big for it to handle.the game and the spectacle surrounding the game have grown like an internet start-up since minneapolis last was host to the big game. google no longer fits into a garage and super bowl week can overwhelm almost any locale.houston is america’s fourth-largest city. it is a m ive urban sprawl, and yet downtown houston often felt too small to handle the week’s many events. according to the houston committee, 1.3 million people visited their fenced-off nfl live site and 130,000 tourists visited the city.minneapo






wolves-l.a. clippers game preview


7 p.m. vs. l.a. clippers • target center • fsn (830-am)wolves need a run for playoffspreview: after an unexpected day off thanks to monday’s postponement because of unsafe playing conditions, the wolves get a clippers team coming off an impressive victory over boston, the start of a very difficult two-game stretch; minnesota hosts golden state on friday. the wolves have won four of their past six games and entered tuesday’s slate of nba games 3½ games out of the eighth spot in the western conference. the clippers have been up and down in the six games since point guard chris paul returned from a thumb injury, going 3-3, but appear to be returning to form.players to watch: pg ricky rubio is coming off his fifth career triple-double in saturday’s loss in san antonio. c karl-anthony towns is






tria will sponsor wild practice rink in downtown st. paul


tria orthopaedic center has signed on as the newest tenant of the former macy's building in downtown st. paul and the title sponsor of the ice rink being built there for the minnesota wild.tria will lease 6,000 square feet of space at the new wabasha center for a "state-of-the-art orthopedic clinic offering acute care, sports medicine, sports surgery, rehabilitation services and physical therapy," according to a release."having tria in downtown illustrates the exciting nature for the development, our other tenants and the city of st. paul," said randy mckay of developer hempel cos. in a statement.hempel has partnered with the st. paul port authority to redevelop the building, which takes up an entire block at wabasha and 6th streets and has been vacant for years.last december, the wild ann






russian jets in ‘unsafe’ encounters with destroyer: us official


multiple russian military aircraft came close to a u.s. navy destroyer in the black sea on feb. 10, incidents considered “unsafe and unprofessional,” a u.s. official said on tuesday.there were three separate incidents involving russian aircraft and the uss porter, captain danny hernandez, a spokesman for u.s. european command, said. one involved two russian su-24 jets, another a separate su-24, and the third involved a larger il-38.“uss porter queried all aircraft and received no response,” hernandez said.“such incidents are concerning because they can result in accident or miscalculation,” he added.the incidents involving the su-24 were considered to be unsafe and unprofessional by the commanding officer of the porter because of their high speed and low altitude, while the il-38 flew at a






mndot casts wide net for i-94 feedback


every day as many as 180,000 motorists travel on interstate 94 between downtown minneapolis and downtown st. paul. it’s likely an overwhelming majority of them have opinions on how the minnesota department of transportation could make the trip better.people who live in neighborhoods near the freeway likely have thoughts, too.mndot has launched an initiative called rethinking i-94, and over a period of two years the agency is collecting as much information as possible to learn about who is using the freeway and how often, what kinds of trips they make and what problems need to be addressed. the agency also wants to know how the freeway affects residents who live near it and the value they place on issues such as mobility, housing, employment and the environment. in short, as mndot develops






st. paul police to lease space in former macy's building downtown


the st. paul police department plans to join the minnesota wild as one of the tenants of the former macy’s building downtown.developers are overhauling the building at wabasha and 6th streets, and expect to complete the renovations by fall. police want to start using the space this fall, according to a resolution approved by the city council this week.the council gave the police department the green light to lease space in the building for 15 years. that will cost the city about $5.7 million, according to the resolution.a police investigative unit will use the space, police spokesman steve linders said.the resolution said the city and the building’s developers — the st. paul port authority and hempel cos. — will make one-time financial contributions to help build out the police space. city






st. paul police to lease space in former macy's building downtown


the st. paul police department plans to join the minnesota wild as one of the tenants of the former macy's building downtown.developers are overhauling the building at wabasha and 6th streets, and expect to complete the renovations by fall. police want to start using the space this fall, according to a resolution approved by the city council this week.the council gave the department the green light to lease space in the building for 15 years. that will cost the city about $5.7 million, according to the resolution.a police investigative unit will use the space, police spokesman steve linders said.the resolution said the city and the building's developers — the st. paul port authority and hempel cos. — will make one-time financial contributions to help build out the police space.city staff d






meet the minneapolis mogul behind first avenue's ever-expanding concert empire


as veteran minneapolis music promoter nate kranz entered the newly renovated palace theatre for the umpteenth time, he rattled off his to-do list of the moment: meet representatives of two arts groups, order more letters for the marquee and secure his very own set of keys to the 101-year-old showplace.this week, first avenue’s general manager is finally set to open his latest venue. he just needed the keys. that’s right — the empire builder had no keys to the new jewel in his expanding twin cities musical kingdom.this foray into downtown st. paul is a big step up from a decade ago, when first avenue was on the ropes. the world-famous downtown minneapolis club temporarily shut down in 2004 during a bankruptcy court battle.today, under kranz’s leadership, first ave promotes at least 1,000 co






st. paul considers new uses for old police training facility


an aging police training building in downtown st. paul may get a second life.city leaders, who had planned to demolish the public safety annex at 100 e. 10th st. and turn the site into a park, announced monday that they were reconsidering that plan because of developers' interest in downtown and the mayor's push for job creation."due to increased interest in the redevelopment of older buildings for modern office space, we are pressing pause on the initial demolition plan to fully explore the possibility of reuse," mayor chris coleman said in a statement.many people would like the city to stick with its plan for a park, council member rebecca noecker said. but she also has heard from residents and business owners who said it would be wasteful to raze the building when downtown needs more of






nurses' union reports a rise in complaints of unsafe hospital practices


the minnesota nurses association said monday that nurses' complaints about unsafe hospital practices have increased sharply over the last three years, with the chief concern being delayed or incomplete care of patients due to inadequate staffing.whether the increase reflects growing safety problems in minnesota hospitals, or just more reporting of existing nurse concerns, is unclear, but the study authors said the results demand attention. complaints alleging delayed treatment rose from 1,362 in 2014 to 2,131 last year, while complaints of hospital units being significantly understaffed for safe patient care increased from 136 to 436."when you're understaffed by that amount, nurses aren't able to just 'do the best that they can' and 'make ends meet' " for all of their patients, said mat ke






birkie organizers scramble to save week of races


the esteemed american birkebeiner ski races in hayward, wis., that draw upward of 10,000 skiers could be reduced to a run when all is said and done.organizers announced tuesday afternoon more contingencies to deal with warm weather and rain that has made big swaths of the ski trail system unusable and forced the cancellation of several birkie week events. plans seem fluid, and already the iconic finish of saturday’s race marathon in downtown hayward has been called off because of conditions.“the birkie staff and board are hard at work and pulling out all the stops,” said birkebeiner executive director ben popp american in a news release that listed three scenarios:• hoping for measurable snow friday, race officials said there is a slim chance for a one-way, timed raced for the marathon, ko






peek inside st. paul's 'worn and weathered' palace theatre, reopening march 10


charlie chaplin, the marx brothers and milton berle performed there. now so will ryan adams, the xx and bryan ferry.in 1916, the palace opened as downtown st. paul’s biggest theater. this week, it will reopen as the city’s biggest rock theater. in vaudeville days, there were 2,300 seats unobstructed by columns. in this new incarnation, there are 725 seats in the balcony (the original seats, recovered and reupholstered) and room for nearly 2,000 concertgoers standing on three tiers on the main floor.here’s a brief history of the palace, located on the pedestrian-only 7th street place, between wabasha and st. peter streets.• st. paul-based architects henry orth and charles buechner specialized in designing courthouses and theaters in the midwest. they also designed the buildings at luther se






minnesota hockey's man with the brush


hockey’s man with the brushsports portfolio: beyond the hockey tournament, fogarty has created art for many notable sporting events including the 1988 america’s cup yacht race, the minnesota twins’ 40th anniversary season and hall of fame inductees, the 2004 nhl all-star game and the 2014 major league baseball all-star game.downtown mural: he is working on a piece that will become a football field-sized mural that will hang outside the former macy’s building in downtown st. paul. the building is being renovated into the treasure island center and the top floor will house a minnesota wild practice rink.personal: he lives with his wife, karen, daughter elizabeth and the family dachshund, georgia, in victoria.online: view the work, order prints and learn more about the artist at terrencefogar






us, chinese aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over s. china sea


beijing — a chinese early warning aircraft and u.s. navy patrol plane had an "unsafe" encounter over the south china sea this week, the u.s. pacific command said friday, in the first such incident known to have taken place under president donald trump's administration.the interaction between a chinese kj-200 and a u.s. navy p-3c plane took place on wednesday in international airspace, pacific command spokesman robert shuford said. he did not say what was unsafe about the encounter, although the term usually implies planes flying too close to one another.shuford says the u.s. plane was on a routine mission and operating according to international law. the department of defense and the pacific command "are always concerned about unsafe interactions with chinese military forces," he said.the






us navy and chinese aircraft in "unsafe" encounter over south china sea, pacific


beijing -- a chinese early warning aircraft and u.s. navy patrol plane had an “unsafe” encounter over the south china sea this week, the u.s. pacific command said friday, in the first such incident known to have taken place under president donald trump’s administration.the interaction between a chinese kj-200 and a u.s. navy p-3c plane took place on wednesday in international airspace, pacific command spokesman robert shuford said. he did not say what was unsafe about the encounter, although the term usually implies planes flying too close to one another.shuford says the u.s. plane was on a routine mission and operating according to international law. the department of defense and the pacific command “are always concerned about unsafe interactions with chinese military forces,” he said.the






downtown minneapolis plaza to host polar plunge next week


the heart of downtown minneapolis will be the scene of a pair of polar plunges next week, with an aboveground pool providing the frigid waters.in a fundraiser for special olympics minnesota, the pool will be set on u.s. bank plaza and then filled with water by the minneapolis fire department before hardy participants isfy their thrill to chill on feb. 9.from there, a happy hour is being hosted for the brave participants at the nearby atlas bar and grill.representatives from the twins, wild, timberwolves, vikings and the united soccer team will take the first leaps at noon along with registrants. a second go-around is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m.the money raised benefits more than 8,200 special olympics minnesota athletes as they train for various competitions.registration is $75 and available






us, chinese aircraft in ‘unsafe’ encounter over s. china sea


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french label agnès b. pops in at wittmore stores in l.a. through june


french label agnès b. has delved back into the los angeles market with temporary shop-in-shops at men’s lifestyle boutique wittmore. the retailer’s two locations in the arts district and west third street now feature items from the agnès b. spring and b. forever collections, along with unisex t-shirts done in collaboration with artists such as john giorno and mel bernstein. the agnès b. takeover inside the two wittmore stores are also accompanied by an installation of exclusive photographs by the filmmaker kenneth anger.carrying agnès b. for wittmore founder paul c. witt in some ways brings the retailer full circle.“i remember back in the day, i used to walk through soho all the time and [agnès b.’s] store was on prince street and i used to love going into the store and seeing what art ins






peek inside st. paul's 'worn and weathered' palace theatre, reopening march 10


charlie chaplin, the marx brothers and milton berle performed there. now so will ryan adams, the xx and bryan ferry.in 1916, the palace opened as downtown st. paul’s biggest theater. this week, it will reopen as the city’s biggest rock theater. in vaudeville days, there were 2,300 seats unobstructed by columns. in this new incarnation, there are 725 seats in the balcony (the original seats, recovered and reupholstered) and room for nearly 2,000 concertgoers standing on three tiers on the main floor.here’s a brief history of the palace, located on the pedestrian-only 7th street place, between wabasha and st. peter streets.• st. paul-based architects henry orth and charles buechner specialized in designing courthouses and theaters in the midwest. they also designed the buildings at luther se






saint paul, minnesota weather download


download download find out weather saint paul, minnesota for today and the next 5 days. find out hourly (morning, afternoon, night) - temperature- wind speed- humidity- pressureyou can change units of measurement in the settings. weather saint paul, minnesota, a simple and convenient app showing weather forecast for the city of saint paul, minnesota.






lawsuit: johnny depp’s $2m monthly spending behind his money woes


los angeles -- johnny depp’s former business managers countersued the actor tuesday, claiming his lavish lifestyle that cost more than $2 million a month to maintain caused his recent financial troubles and that the star ignored their repeated warnings.the countersuit filed in los angeles superior court by the mana ent group comes about two weeks after depp sued the company alleging it grossly mismanaged his earnings.the lawsuit said depp paid more than $75 million to buy and maintain 14 homes, including a french chateau and a chain of islands in the bahamas.depp also spent heavily to buy a 150-foot yacht, fly on private jets and cultivate collections of fine art and hollywood memorabilia requiring 12 storage facilities to maintain, the lawsuit said.depp was repeatedly warned by the compan






downtown hobart growth built on food, fun


games inn in downtown hobartkaren caffarini / post-tribunejoe moore, left, of lake station, and cheyenne crawfoot, of portage, play a table top game at games inn in downtown hobart one recent afternoon.joe moore, left, of lake station, and cheyenne crawfoot, of portage, play a table top game at games inn in downtown hobart one recent afternoon. (karen caffarini / post-tribune)






pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed in st. paul


a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed wednesday evening in st. paul.st. paul police are still out investigating the incident, which occurred at the intersection of dayton avenue and west mississippi river boulevard.return to www.startribune.com for updates on this developing story.twitter: @karenanelzamora






great river p age plan connects st. paul with mississippi river


slowly, but city officials hope surely, a plan to better connect the residents of st. paul to the mighty river that flows through it just keeps rolling along.on tuesday, city officials will announce a new kayak-sharing program, possible new trails and connections to pig’s eye regional park and a spiffy new riverboat landing — all part of what’s called the great river p age. the plan, available online at www.greatriverp age.org, also includes a feasibility study for a new mississippi river environmental learning center in partnership with the national park service (nps).“we want to create a larger vision for what is truly an extraordinary landscape,” said mary delaittre, great river p age manager. “but we’re really just in start-up mode.”some elements are further along than others. the kaya






us, chinese aircraft in ‘unsafe’ encounter over s. china sea


beijing (ap) — a chinese early warning aircraft and u.s. navy patrol plane had an “unsafe” encounter over the south china sea this week, the u.s. pacific command said friday, in the first such incident known to have taken place under president donald trump’s administration.the interaction between a chinese kj-200 and a u.s. navy p-3c plane took place on wednesday in international airspace, pacific command spokesman robert shuford said. he did not say what was unsafe about the encounter, although the term usually implies planes flying too close to one another.shuford says the u.s. plane was on a routine mission and operating according to international law. the department of defense and the pacific command “are always concerned about unsafe interactions with chinese military forces,” he said






clippers' chris paul could get ok to play vs. warriors


if chris paul suits up thursday night when the clippers play at golden state, that  would be an encouraging sign as l.a. surges toward the final stretch of the regular season.paul was typically noncommittal when asked about playing against the warriors. “don’t know” was all he said when queried about returning to play sooner than the expected six- to eight-week timetable following a jan. 18 procedure to repair a ligament in his left thumb.clippers coach doc rivers offered a more encouraging tone, saying his point guard “could play tomorrow” after paul performed unencumbered during practice tuesday evening.“the thumb is getting better,” paul said before practice wednesday. “i’m excited to get out here in practice. i’m getting better. i’m getting better.”the clippers have played 13 games sin






old st. paul helps people connect to a city that was


in some ways, a visit to the old st. paul minn. facebook page is like rummaging around your grandparents’ attic.there’s a black and white photo of the swing set at the old house where mom fell and needed stitches for her knee. there’s the restaurant menu from your aunt and uncle’s first date. in just three years time, old st. paul has been filled with thousands upon thousands of memories and stories and photos of places, people and artifacts from long ago.an online neighborhood gathering place, old st. paul and perhaps hundreds of other sites like it on facebook and elsewhere reflect a growing passion among people across the country to better connect to their past, to see things as they used to be, to memorialize the lives that once were.“that’s what this is all about — a virtual oral hist






new miss universe stunned by win


syria warned monday of safe zones for civilians that u.s. president donald trump has expressed interest in creating, saying it would have to come in coordination with the syrian government, otherwise it would be unsafe and violate the arab nation's sovereignty.






silverstone primera pm01 big mid-tower atx case review


it's big enough to hold triple fan radiators on both the front and top, and it's half loaded with led fans from the factory, but is silverstone’s pm01 the best value in mainstream gaming cases?silverstone primera pm01 $119.99 newegg*shared on 3.5" traymore: best casesmore: all case contentwhite cases stand out a little bit in a sea of black ones, but the thing that stands out most about the pm01 is that peak on the back of the top panel. don’t let the big dimension numbers fool you, because beneath all the hollow plastic sits a fairly traditional ~18.5” mid-tower ch is. the lack of drive bays in front of the motherboard is its main departure from tradition, allowing cards up to 16.7” long and motherboards up to 10.7” deep, and yes, that includes most enthusiast-market boards that are bein