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Waukegan police shooting: Family of couple shot by officer hold protest march, woman speaks for first time since being shot
"A black woman who was shot and wounded inside a vehicle by a Waukegan police officer told about 200 people gathered and emotional rally yesterday that she is fighting to be there for her son. The protest took place less than a day after police chief announced the firing of the officer who was fatally shot who also fatally shot her 19 year old black boyfriend. Marcellus Stinnett. Too far. Williamsmother Cliff. Tina Johnson wants criminal charges brought against that officer. Only him to the hall. A kind of owed for what he did. Marcellus. The net is not here. My daughter how we've had the heels from and not only that Her child is barred the list. The officer's name has not yet been policed.
Iconic bookstore makes plea to customers in effort to stay open
"I saw this actually, just this morning, so something we enjoy doing when we travel, and I've been known to kind of hop off of a tour away from my family and jump into a local independent bookstore where I can't find you. We actually lost you in Paris last spring when they went to the show. We were there when Notre Dom, right finds and all the sudden turn around. We're at the at the cathedral, like Where's Mary? Curable, admitted bookstore. So you know where to find me So, but I'm thinking of pals bookstore. Portland, Oregon. Hatchets Piccadilly in London, The list goes on. I always love and I think a lot of travelers do. Sometimes some of these iconic bookstores are almost their own museum in their own right. Well this week, the owner of the famous Strand bookstore in New York City It's 93 years old. It's survived the Depression and World War two, wrote a letter. With a plea for help that due to the lack of tourist revenues are down more than 70%. On the next few months. We're going T are actually going to determine whether they can even survive. And what's interesting here is that book sales are up during this pandemic, but who's benefiting from that? Amazon? So I think if we think about the upcoming holidays with the lack of international tourists in our great American cities this winter just considers these independent bookstores thes local businesses. I cannot imagine America without some of these stinking of city lights in San Francisco. Good point. Yeah, so just let's support our country, a book or two, or 10 or
Over 2,800 new cases reported in Ohio, another record for new cases
"Cases in Ohio are well above the 21 Day average. It's another new record high of single day reporting for new Corona virus cases in Ohio, nearly 2900 that is 1000 mohr than the average 22 deaths. That's above average as well and new hospitalizations and knew I seeyou admissions or above the average to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is urging everyone to doom or to wear masks and keep distance. Saying This spike is being fueled by informal family and friend gatherings.
Deli meats suspected for causing 3-state Listeria outbreak
"A CDC putting out a warning that at least 10 people are now infected with listeria across Massachusetts, Florida and New York, most likely connected to deli meats like salami, mortadella and prosciutto. It's not clear yet what specific type of deli meat is behind the outbreak or what supplier the 10 people infected have been hospitalized with one death reported. In
VP Joe Biden to hold rally at Dallas High School, NW of Philadelphia, on Saturday afternoon
"Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife, Jo, be joined by rock icon Jon Bon Jovi during a drive in campaign event in Pennsylvania today. It hasn't been confirmed, but several sources say will take place in the parking lot of Dallas High School, which is about 119 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Go time, folks. Is my coach of Delaware. Say's Go time. It's game day. We have 10 days left. It may come down to Pennsylvania and I believe in you. I believe in my state. His campaign says they'll speak about rebuilding the economy for working families and encouraging Pennsylvanians to vote on November 3rd. The Bidens were also scheduled to be at a drive in event in Bucks County, which is near Philadelphia this
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces Over $10.5 Million for Philadelphia Artists, Organizations
"A a pandemic pandemic hit, hit, but but one one of of Philadelphia's Philadelphia's largest largest philanthropic philanthropic organizations organizations is is investing investing millions millions of of dollars. dollars. The The local local artistic artistic efforts. efforts. Story Story from K Y W Skin glow over 41 Arts and cultural organizations in the region are receiving grants from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Executive Director Bullock Moran Cola awarded 29 Project grounds We have awarded 12 Artist Fellowships. The Total award is $10.5 million. And the money goes toward projects, performances and exhibitions. Programs will be designed for in person and digital experience, and Maren Cola says each project engages in a substantial social or cultural issue. One of the recipients of the Institute for Disabilities, a Temple university. Lisa Sana, born director of the institute's media, arts and culture, says a grant of $359,000 will be used to explore the pen, Hearst State School and Hospital which closed in 1987. We thought that there was room to tell the story of pen Hearst in a new way, and one that really centered On the voices of people of disabilities and their families of the people who were most directly impacted by the practice of institutionalization. Currently, pen Hirsch has been used as a haunted house attraction, an idea Sonneborn says that those in the disabled community find offensive. Kim Glovis
Intrigue behind pope's comments on same-sex civil unions
"Week announcing his support for same sex civil unions in a break with church tradition. ABC is James Longman is in Vatican City. It sent shock waves around the world. The pope for the first time in the church's history, has voiced his support for same sex, civil unions and new documentary Pope Francis is quoted as saying. Homosexual people have a right to be in a family. They are Children off God, we have to create a civil union or, he says. That way they are legally covered He now he has said similar things in the past, but never as explicitly and never as pope. It's a major departure from a position of the Vatican's own teachings. The emphasis on the legitimacy of gay families is also notable, although conservative Catholics who rebel before are calling for clarity. Is important to say We're not talking about marriage. But this is a big moment for those who want to see a more modern church, Oscar winning
Funeral details for fallen Houston Police Officer, Sgt. Harold Preston announced
"Sergeant Harold Preston is going to be remembered with service next Thursday morning at 11 at Grace Community Church in Southeast Houston. His body was given a full police escort to a funeral. Home yesterday. There's going to be a motorcade with the family through the city of Houston one week from today so that the community can pay their respects to the fallen officer. Sergeant Preston is going to be laid to rest in a private ceremony in his native Athens taxes. Sergeant Preston was shot and killed Tuesday morning. Responding to a domestic violence call. The Navy is
Illinois police department fires officer who shot Black couple in car in Chicago suburb
"And Hispanic police officer in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan has been fired after shooting a black couple inside their car. A 19 year old man was killed and his girlfriend was wounded. The department says. The officer who shot Marcellus Ter net and wounded to Pharrell Williams during a traffic stop late Tuesday, committed quote, multiple policy and procedural violations. Police said Williams was driving a car when it drove away from a traffic stop, and when it was spotted by the now fired officer that Officer approached, and the car started moving in reverse toward him. That's when the officer opened fire. But students family says that's not what happened. State police and the FBI are now investigating.
Trump's Support From Latino Voters Holds Steady
"Edition from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. President Trump is holding steady or doing better with Latino voters than he did in 2016, according to polls. That may be surprising. The president has called Mexican immigrants, rapists and drug dealers and his presidency is haunted with images of immigrant Children separated from their parents and crowded detention centers. NPR's Leila Fadel reports. His support is not waning, and most of it comes from men. Raimondo Torres is a staunch supporter of this president. The initially attracted me and keeps me tied to him is that he has taught Republicans how to not just win but no longer throw our faces and bodies in front of every punch that the left is willing to throw. Torres is Arizonan, ethnically Mexican and a devout Catholic, he says. What he likes is that Trump doesn't take any mess from Democrats or what he calls establishment Republicans. So on Election day he's voting for the president. Top of mind for him is the courts and the more than 200 judges trumps appointed in his time in office. My family's been in Arizona for more than 100 years. We don't see ourselves as immigrants. Sweets they are so very much is Arizonans and Americans to continue to treat us as if we're all still just fresh across the border, which most Republicans and a lot of Democrats would like to think we are just easily encapsulate us. To something that is not resounding and Torres is part of about or just over a quarter of Latinos who are strongly or somewhat in support of this president. Michelle May. Orga, a new Mexico based pollster, says the backbone of the support comes from men has many men in particular are a swing vote, their vote that we have to go and get And while Democrats will likely win the majority of Latino votes overall, the margins are narrower with men. A New York Times Sienna College poll found the vice President Joe Biden, leads by 34% points. Latina voters. But with Latino men, his lead is just eight points. Republicans will take a larger margin than maybe they have in the past or enough that you know it is starting to eat into the Democratic margin. The Republican Party has been courting the Latino vote for decades, says historian Geraldo Cadaver, who wrote a book on Hispanic Republicans. President Richard Nixon set the town. Nixon did it through a kind of politics of patronage and High level appointment, he appointed the first Hispanic treasure of the United States, a Mexican American woman and appointed Latinos toe other top positions. The big question is why Why is the number holding steady or in some place is going up slightly? Despite anti immigration policies and offensive language about African and Latino immigrants, I think I would point first to the development over a long period of time of Ah, partisan loyalty to the Republican Party and Latino Republican voters just identify as Republicans above all else, just like many Americans also could. Office says Latino voters vote on issues of religious freedom The economy trumps argument about a strong pre coded 19 economy for Latinos resonates, as does his law and order messaging. Many Latinos are cops, Border Patrol officers or in the military. Meanwhile, the Trump campaign has made a concerted effort to court the vote early. I think it's been kind of amazing to watch. I mean, in some ways, the Latinos for Trump Campaign, which started officially in the spring of 2019 has been relentless in Recruiting Latino voters that they're actually trying to increase and have been trying to increase trumps Latino support, not just kind of hold it, study or depress the turnout of Democrats. That's the first thing. Randall Avila, the executive director of the Orange County Republican Party, talks about when knocking on doors of other Latino voters in Southern California. He points to a low unemployment rates for Latinos, pre pandemic, the party's preference for school choice and lower taxes. I've never seen the Republican Party fight this hard to get Latino on African American votes. I can definitely understand whether some hesitancy based off some past comments or policies. But I don't believe that is the Republican Party of today. You know, we have a number of Latino candidates. A number of Latino Republicans who are really stepping up and taking center stage. A villa says he hopes that resonates because come November, the party will need the votes to flip the four congressional seats they lost in 2018 in Orange County and hold on to their county seat.
Washington, DC schools prepare for in-person learning
"Hearing more from D C public schools Chancellor Lewis Farabee on the district's plan for bringing students back to in person learning next month, Farabee spoke at a D. C council hearing schools were supposed to start bringing some students and teachers back November 9th you know, learning at home is not working for every family in D C. Schools Chancellor Louis Fair be says The plan is to bring one in person elementary school classroom into each school with other staffer supervising students who will Virtual learning inside a physical classroom. Teachers and members of the D C council are worried about safety. There are very generous Cove it related need that will be provided to any individual that can't work as a result, otherwise only teaches with pre existing conditions or a complicated family situations continued from home. John Doman w T o P News
‘Murder for murder’s sake’: Mackenzie Lueck’s killer sentenced to life behind bars
"A Salt Lake City man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the murder of a college student. A giant pleaded guilty to strangling Mackenzie Lewis at his home last year than burning her body. The University of Utah student met a giant a park after connecting through a dating app. Family members who confronted Ajai before he was sentenced, called him a monster. A giant apologized yesterday and said he deserves what he gets. A
Movie theaters in New York state reopen with restrictions
"Dr Robert Wahida, the chair of medicine at ST Joseph's Health in New Jersey was on live with us and had a few taps. You gotta wear your masks, you remove the mask, only to eat and drink. The theatre should have good ventilation, and you should check on that before you go when you're at the food counter, Be very careful. And of course, keep your social distancing except for members of your family who have been around anyhow. Theatres are limited to 25% capacity and no more than 50 people per screen went news time. 8 35 Wal Mart takes a preemptive legal strike correspondent Aaron Carter Ski with a story tonight
The Great Remittance Mystery
"Remittances the money that migrants people living and working abroad sent to their countries of origin, and there are as many as two hundred and seventy million people around the world in that situation, sending money to their families because of that remittances have become a vital source of financing for many developing countries the sums of money are huge. In fact, the amount of money sent in remittances is greater than the sum of all investments made by foreign companies in developing countries combined, and it is more than tripled the amount of aid that governments provide those. Countries. So when the coronavirus pandemic took hold on economies went into lockdown, no one was surprised when the World Bank predicted a twenty percent drop in remittances for this year, the lines after woman massive layoffs particularly in the US has the largest number of migrants and the World Bank warned of dire consequences for some developing economies that rely heavily on the cash that those workers send back home but nearly eight months in that correction has not happened remittances. This year have been steady, and in some cases, they have actually risen remittances to Mexico for example, jumped nine point four percent in the first eight months of the year it is. A mystery. Mystery, we love mysteries at the indicator. So. The break hired is that remittances are flying high even luke global growth circling the drain Hattie Hirsch cracks the case with a little help. Support for this podcast and the following message come from each trade you want to invest your money, but there's one problem you're not sure where to begin. Luckily, there's e-trade who offers more than just trading each rates simplifies investing without the financial jargon and has the people to offer guidance and support to make your money work hard for you. For more information visit each trae dot com slash NPR, e-trade securities see member Finra SIPC. Laura Karen is a specialist in development economics and a consultant at the World Bank. She's also reading for Doctor Economics at Columbia University. Welcome Laura. Thank you so much for having me a pleasure and I should say that I came across your research in a story and one of my favorite daily emails the conversation and you cited this staggering number in twenty nineteen migrants sent a record five, hundred, fifty, four, billion dollars back to their countries of origin, and that's up twenty percent in three years compared to two, thousand sixteen. So what's behind that jump? There's a couple of factors that are behind that. So one of them is in the last few years, we've seen healthy growth in popular destination countries. So part of it can be attributed to growth in the United States and also increasing flows coming from the Gulf Cooperation, Council countries and from Russia as well. So what you're saying is that because these economies are doing very well or happened how did you very well? During that periods, it means that there's more money being paid to these migrant workers, more migrant workers earning money, which means they're able to send more money home exactly and another big push that's causing this increase in remittances and I'm speculating a little bit here but let me draw from some of my other research, which is highlighted the boom in the use of mobile money and online or digital finance providers. So it's getting easier and easier to. Send money home digitally in one of the reasons for this is the penetration of smartphones right about that exactly right smartphones or even you know feature phones are getting more and more common around the world and our unlocking these digital and online finance solutions which are making it cheaper and easier than ever before to send money across countries and back home to migrant worker families. How would families have done that I would migrant workers have got that money? Back in the past then before we had digital technology, there's a lot of different ways traditional wire transfers but as well informal channels. So for example, a migrant worker might take cash home when they visit home for a holiday or to see their family and those are really hard to measure. So it's not until recently that we've gotten a good idea of how big these floods really are as some of these things are starting to come to light. So it it it may be. That's. The data is just skewed by the fact that there wasn't so much transparency in the past because of the informality of these transfers whereas now there's much more transparency because it's so digital and therefore easy to track. It's still something that is notoriously difficult to measure, but it's getting easier and easier as things move into the digital world. So, fast forward to earlier this year the global reaction to the spread of, Covid, nineteen, we had lockdown social distancing layoffs, plummeting growth numbers, bankruptcies, more layoffs, massive declines in household income from many workers, and yet remittances stay steady and in some cases even rise I mean, that's kind of mystery. How is that? Right? So the first reason is that migrant workers are often essential workers in their destination countries. So they're not necessarily losing their jobs as much as we might expect, and in some countries like in France in Spain and Germany qualified migrants who were not allowed to work in certain. Sectors before especially essential sectors like doctors or nurses are now being allowed to work in those sectors as part of the pandemic response use mentioned in the story that altruism on behalf of my coworkers might have something to do with this. Can you talk a bit about that? So a lot of migration research in the past has pointed out that one of the main reasons migrants move to another country to work is in search of better opportunities for themselves but also for their families and to be able to provide for their families and it's been established in the kind of migration literature that. Remittances tend to rise when things are bad at home. So you would expect remittances to fall when things go badly but instead they rise and that really gets to the heart of what migration is about. It's about providing for their families as best as possible even though they're struggling in their destination, countries are presumed that. The government stimulus right where people got in some cases more money than they would otherwise earns ripe especially in the United States with the unemployment benefit supplements I'm assuming that that stimulus would have had some effect on this. Is that correct? Exactly. So some migrants have been benefiting from these government stimulus for one example in California even. Migrants were allowed to receive stimulus checks and some researchers have linked to an increase in remittances especially to their families in. Mexico. So this extra stimulus spending is also being translated back home
California 7th grader threatened with arrest for missing Zoom classes
"Letter that threatens to arrest a twelve year old for missing class missing their zoom class has a dad all upset the kid actually missed a couple of zoom classes are fourth child in this school and other blue get a letter Lafayette Parent Mark Trump says he was stunned when the family received a letter threatening his seventh grade son with a rest for missing exactly three thirty minute zoom sessions, unexcused absences. He can't become an other state and he could be arrested I said, are you gonNA come arrest my son and my home or trying to find me for not getting into his zoom class on time perfect everyday like his classmates at Stanley middle. School. Mass Trough spends up to seven hours a day attending virtual school via zoom the letter from a Stanley administrator list the three periods merrick missed and says when a student is absent without valid excuse, the student has considered true according to California law and down below the pupil may be subject to arrest the principal hairstyling middle school. told us the letter is a result of new state guidelines. This fall Senate Bill Ninety Eight, which requires districts to keep a closer eye on student attendance reached by phone Stanley Principal Betsy Belmonte told us the letters part of our responsibility to the state for our student attendance review boards
Judge urges Trump admin to help find parents separated from kids after crossing border
"To step up efforts to find the parents who were separated from their Children at the U. S. Mexico Border Court appointed researchers have not been able to track down the parents of 545 Children who were separated at the border starting in 2017. Most of the parents were deported to Central America. Under the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy for people who cross the border illegally. Volunteers have been going door to door and Guatemala and Honduras in a search for the parents. Made more difficult by the U. S. Government's inadequate tracking systems. US. District Judge Dana Sabra didn't issue an order but did ask the Justice Department to doom or to reunite the family's Tanya J. Powers. Fox
How Chicago's Death Alley got its name
"By I decided to restart my day took a shower here. We are feeling good feeling in feel like I'm in the driver's seat. Good. Good. Yeah. That's a lesson forever and restart your day whenever you choose if you're not going the way, you want it. You get to restart it whenever you want and hydrate. And hydrate I'm going to a separate now. Everyone with us. Wasn't that refreshing. So before we get into the history of the Pittsburgh playhouse. Mercedes who again today script wrote us a little introduction. So without further ado, let's get into says. Introduction. She writes I love Pittsburgh. It's my home city, and in my humble opinion, it's one of the top two best cities on the planet. It's a place full of life and culture and history, but it's so small unleash that it tends to fly beneath the radar for most I grew up loving the city and knowing that it has a lot to offer when it comes artistic expression August Wilson, famously loved the city his home city so much that he created that connick Pittsburgh cycle it's an amazing city so to me, it just makes sense that if ghosts were real, they'd want to come back to hang out in the burgh I love for a little longer guests I love that you really heartfelt starts episode Mercedes. I think I need to go to Pittsburgh have you been now? Road trip I how far far could we drive from here? Yeah. I don't think it's far I think yeah I don't know. No I think. We'll take our stark reserves. Okay. So the history of the Pittsburgh playhouse. By Mercedes okay. The historic Pittsburgh playhouse originally on craft and was not so much a theater as it was a collection of buildings that were brought and then turned into theatrical spaces. The first of these was acquired in nineteen, thirty four and was formerly a German Social Club. This building was bought as a wedding present by Richard. Row for his wife Helen Wayne their stories actually very cute. So Richard. Fell in love with Helen when he first saw her perform in New York, his family was super rich and well-known Spanish factors in Pittsburgh. So he bought the location for Helen to give her a nice space to act in Pittsburgh. He basically did this so that they could live there together and she would feel fulfilled even though she wasn't a Big New York City Act trix actress. On that's so cute. Matching someone just give. The building. Just so that you can. Live in the and like feel like you're a big time. Yeah. I get jobs. Yes. Okay. So that their names are Helen and Richard Richard and So. With that, the Pittsburgh Civic playhouse was formed not just by Richard and Helen. It was a group of artists making up the company but like the rows. Oh but like the rows were moneybags. playhouses. Next purchase was an adjacent house to act as a lobby for what was then known as the Roth eater. The first performance in this theater and lobby space was in nineteen, thirty four. The playhouse was fairly popular in the thirties and forties staging productions of Noel Coward's private lives in Thornton wilders. Then new our town during his l.. Then new. Oh. I would like to, I. would like to live in a world where. Still felt new. During this, the playhouses signature leading lady was, of course, none other than Helen Wayne row, which seems like a pretty sweet deal and I'm jealous of her whole situation getting a sugar daddy to basically launch her acting career. Mercedes. SPEAK ON A. So the stage also housed musicals and featured a little known dancer choreographer just months before he would get his big break on Broadway you WanNa. Take a guess Fred Astaire. Close. Close. Oh Who Does skin I don't another dig her come on. It's obvious. Gene, Kelly. of. Yeah. Gosh. Okay. But I've heard he's like Not Nice well, did he like demand rehearsals like over and over again tell people bleeding? Yeah something wacko on in singing in the rain like I've brought up seeing in the rain on this podcast before which is funny. Okay. So that's NEAT I didn't know Gene Kelly was from. Pittsburgh neither that means Jim Kelly Okay Mall from the Burgh. What a gorgeous dancer what? Does little tap into. All right. Moving on. The third building that was additives Hodgepodge of theaters was formerly the tree of life synagogue the congregation moved to Squirrel Hill. I have to stop. I have to stop Squirrel Hill. Sounds like that sounds like a horrifying like like scary movie of chipmunks and squirrels like like. or or Blake dream. Yes my partner like squirrels. Okay. the congregation moved to Scroll Hill in nineteen fifty, one in this space was acquired by the playhouse making up their largest theater space. The Rock wealthier underneath the theater was a restaurant known as the playhouse restaurant. A former ballroom turned ice cream parlor. Cute. Wow. They're out here like setting up a small town. Lot of they got a restaurant. So there's three theaters. All connecting. So like spaces. Yeah. It was the playhouse restaurant, which is a ballroom to ice cream parlor. Got It. So you want got it another local Pittsburgh or to get their star at the playhouse before becoming a household name was one Shirley. Jones. I don't know that is. Listeners You do but I hope you do if you don't Google it we will. Profess, she performed in the playoffs. Many times Okay. Walmer says love that fact but. I feel like we're GONNA waking up in like feel stupid or something. Yeah. Well, another Pittsburgh native who has a history at the playhouse, oh? My Gosh is Jeff. Goldblum. We love chuckles literally Jeff. Goldblum pits. Pittsburgh playhouse butter boop. Out by I love. Jeff. Jacob Blue, that's the best I can I gotta wash him. Once when I go on benders watching Jeff Videos I can get that I can get that down pat? I can do really well that was impression to have like just in your back pocket it is it is when parties come back in twenty thirty I'll be sure to have perfected that party trick. Apparently, his first acting was done with the children's Cedar through playhouse junior an educational opportunities where children received professional training on a professional stage. Mercedes wrote feel free to have Goldblum here I would like to but I don't know why I love You love yes. We've why sorry I just I we did watch this show. But I'm just saying like outside of like that show on Disney plastic everyone by the way if you're busy plus stream Jeff. Goldblum show it's incredible but. I Love Jeff Goldblum I want his his interviews on Graham Norton also highly recommend every interview on. Yeah. True. True. Just pivoting entirely too grim noreen. My favorite episode did US maybe we are together. So don't get mad at me but did you watch that episode of Jeff. Goldblum the world according to Jeff Goldblum by the way is the full title did you watch the episode where he goes to Jeff Goldblum Day and gets like a tattoo like he'll give some tattoo people are getting Jeff. Goldblum. FLASH TATTOOS DID YOU. Know I didn't. But I've seen I've seen him Like. In an interview talking about people getting tattoos of him. And it's so funny. It's like I feel like we should be our next to you remember when we had just left London and somewhat some artists like installed this giant Jeff Goldblum statue on like Phil Lot on the lawn outside the the bridge theater setting somewhere around there and they had this like Gorgeous Gold Statue of Jeff Goldblum laying down like he doesn't Dross Park Oh. Yeah and he's like young his shirtless Yeah Walnut list but tank top or whatever no just a button down but it was like not buttoned half a Oh Anyway so you shouldn't. Superstar. He is he's got to love him. Okay. We're going to move on because this isn't his show but if he's listening it can be your show, Jeff. He's just sweet. Just send us an email. Go slight see the me calm your show. Can take over. So. The theater began to struggle financially and was acquired by point bark. Point Park University in nineteen sixty eight the playhouse continued to operate now mostly for students for many years this way this wasn't a perfect fit though the buildings of the playhouse were old and not originally intended for theater. They were also much farther from Point Park's main downtown campus making the playhouse more trouble for the school than it was worth in late two, thousand, eighteen, the old Pittsburgh playhouse buildings crafts avenue were demolished as the spirit of the playhouse was moved to a new home. Oh, that's a bummer. It's like cool history. The new Pittsburgh playhouse complex is located on Forbes and fourth, and while it may not have as many ghosts lingering as the old buildings had it is at the very least a space that was designed and intended to be used for theatre. Sad. Sad. Okay. Well, moving on things the hunting section of the Pittsburgh playhouse. We gotta get my my spooky vocal but We also Halloween town reference. Have you sir. Familiar. Halloween town. Longtime ago. I know. Collectively, Judge Lino, she was not raised on D. Calms and it shows in times like this. There's a wonderful line that Debbie Reynolds has when she corrects her grandson on how to make a ghost noise like make it like this out of a ghost sign it was one of the daughters anyway she's like she's like she says something about it being like like lower and more melancholic
Sole Survivor: The 1869 Yellow Jacket Silver Mine Fire
"April seventh eighteen, sixty, nine, the miners of gold hills yellow jacket mine said goodbye to their families and went to work like any other day. They had no idea that many of them wouldn't ever make it back home. Later that morning uncontrollable methane fire broke out at the minds eight hundred foot level collapsing timbers, and quickly spreading to neighbouring minds. The miners were trapped below with no chance for escape in what was probably the worst mining accident in Nevada history. Yeah. They used to have those methane lamps the did in the minds and they would go out if the methane levels got to a certain level and. Stuff like the candles. And Methane Cub Blam Yeah Oh. Yeah. I mean, I worry about that a lot too because I have a buddy. My best. But up in Idaho Jim Belton he works in a silver mine too and I always worry about them I. mean they have air blast it's. Very dangerous. I got nothing but mad respect for minors man yeah. It's hard work. Hammer Dangerous Oh. Yeah. Working deep any earth as a minor is a job with many hazards including poison gases, explosions collapses, floods, and fires to name a few. To minors like James Dunlavey, the risks were just part of the job. Dunlavey did not dwell on those dangers as he worked in the yellow jacket mine in Gold Hill Nevada, the mind and sister mineshafts were burrowed more than one thousand feet into the Earth as they extracted silver from the comstock lode. Each labyrinth of Mining Chamber was supported with heavy timbering in this tinderbox would minors lit their work with candles or lamps in the US blasting powder fractured the or for removal? The yellow jacket was a great silver producing property at the extreme southern end of the comstock lode. Nothing was more feared by gold and silver miners in a fire in a mine. As the pockets of or a cut away taken out cavities or chambers are created. The overhanging ledges of rocks are supported by Timbers to prevent the rock from caving following the tunnels are drifts reaching out for hundreds of feet in many directions from the shaft completely lined with beams and boards. Sometimes enormous cavities in a mine created by the removal of great pockets of or require eight, hundred and nine hundred thousand feet of timber that is. As Lot would yeah, it is. That's a that's a lot of flammable dangerous would had certainly is. Once again mad props because I have seen some of these things. You've seen it in movies I've seen it in real life. Yeah. It's some of these areas they are vast. Hoping for for your one hundred yards in some cases. And there's nothing supporting this rock, right? Right. I mean it's solid rock. It's holding together but man what is like caves but this is man made stuff see. So you know cave ins and stuff always dangerous. The shaft is face with heavy timbers links a deep and well-worked mind becomes a stupendous subterranean honeycomb of lumber. If a fire broke out any part of the lower levels of a deep mine, it would create a difficult situation for firefighters to get to any minors below level or beyond the point in the drift where fire occurs have little to no chance to survive. They are almost certainly killed before the fire reaches him by suffocation from gases or smoke that reached him I. Yep, and it Burns all the oxygen. Now, the chef exactly no suffocate drop them. It's bad. The comstock minds went down two to three thousand feet into the sides of Mount Davidson which increase the danger of fire would cause. So around eight am on Tuesday. April six, eighteen, sixty, nine. The nightshift miners were clocking out in the early days shift honors coming in. A careless minor perhaps tired from a long night or just excited to be heading home left a candle burning on a wall of timber. Some nine hundred feet deep in the mind which eventually set fire to supporting timbers food. The candle probably burned for hours and served as a life for the miners but having been left behind the flame eventually reached the pinewood on which it stood. The blaze started a chain reaction of disasters. Yeah. I bet it did Dunleavy who was working on the nine hundred foot level was alerted to the catastrophe when he heard the distinct crashing a falling rock. Debris tunnels forcing choking gases and dust into the yellow jacket in neighboring Kentucky Chefs. While running along the nine hundred foot level dunleavy spotted a wall of flame as he raced towards the main shaft, he gave the signal for fire, but the crackling of the Burn Pine Timbers was so loud that his warning shots were drowned out you. Dunleavy, remembered sending at the opening of the nine hundred foot level upon the yellow jacket shopped and heard the screams of minors on the levels below. Airport and from the Kentucky Mind acted like billows and fan configuration as it swept along the nine hundred and eight hundred foot levels and through the laterals to another neighboring mine. That is horrible. It's terrifying is. Horrible what a WAY TO GO TO UTAH? No, you would just. Yeesh the roof collapse around Dunleavy, and he began to choke on the fumes and dust he lay on the floor and pulled a heavy overcoat over himself. This act helped save his life. He was the sole survivor of the nine miners nine hundred foot level. He slipped into unconsciousness and did not wake until hours after he had been rescued
"a. family" Discussed on Good Girls Talk About Sex
"Do that and any like leaves. He's like how I'm so out here, and so he's gone whatever I am and then I never ever saw him until I saw him on television. He had a talk show in like nineties. And the reason he had that talk show was because he was the guy that wrote the book, He's just not that into you. I read the book I did not recognize myself in there. So maybe. It was just like you're not that into me I'm crazy psycho woman. Was I think I don't know I just wanted love. I love that story. Oh you mentioned while telling your story that. You are a tiny blonde woman. So let's talk a little bit about your relationship with your body and. When you were a teen in early twenties how did you feel about your body and how did that play into your sexual relationships? Oh Wow that's really so Because I'm sure I'm four eleven and I am. But my weight fluctuates quite a bit and so I mean I guess now. I'm kind of settled where I am but. The I was always the cute one and so I wasn't like taken seriously. A lot and but also being that cute little waifish. Thing was important to me like there was value in that like all cute little nell during a cute little thing. So. That was really nice. But then you know I, I got pregnant at thirty six had my kid at thirty seven and my body changed com politely. So. Before that time. Yeah. I had some weight fluctuations but mostly you know I was relatively fit and reasonably small in my mind and also my family had a huge thing about Mike. My extended family had a huge thing about weight gain if you showed up at A. Family reunion and you had gained a little way. People would say something about it or ignore you. And if you lost weight, they would say it's a southern family so. If you lost way, they would just say Oh you look. So Craig aides. Implying better gain anymore more. Sweetie so that that dynamic certainly existed with all the women and my mom was very thin and small, and my grandmother was very thin tall but then and so that was sort of the ideal. That's what you're supposed to be. In fact my cousin one of my cousins and I this is horrible. But at one point, I think we were teenagers. Maybe we were in college. We my. My Grandmother said something about our something about our waiters something and I was like we will have to get cancer in order to be thin enough for you. Wow. Yeah. So I mean that that existed and.
"a. family" Discussed on The Art of Manliness
"We recommend you break the windows because not only does it cause more alarm to where you are at also creates gains trying to climb out of a window broken shards of glass. But you should have escape routes, and this is where knowing your neighbors play an important role. One of the persons I talked to when I was writing the book is that they had a home invasion in to the teenagers ran out the back of the door one went left. One went right. The one that went left jumped into A. Family that had a dog and got bit up pretty bad in the ones that went, right. Ended up. Being safe. So, you'd want to know where to go. You got out of your home for me. When we get out of our house, we go to a big tree that's located in the corner of the yard. So we can still see who's coming in and out of the House. So all the family members when you escape, we're going to go to one place get accountability. In the perfect world in the reality, they're all going to go to the wind and you have to trust them that they're going to go to a neighbor's house. They know how to call the COPS. They know what to say That should be all part of that escape route is knowing how to get out of that room. If you can't escape. You have to pick a place to hide. You have to kind of ask yourself this general question. So every place to hide has a criteria. Can you see danger. Coming. Can you escape from danger and can you defend from that position if you can't answer? Yes. Those three questions and you only really pick the place. You'RE GONNA die. You didn't pick the place you're going go to survive. Had to be able to escape from it. See Danger Coming in defend from that position. If you can't find a safe place to go that fits that criteria. You're probably safer to create the illusion that you're not in the room. What I mean by that is take a single level home, three bedrooms and opposite sides of the house If a person comes in your home and they're trying to get get you two or three people with them, they're trying to find all the family members as quick as possible. They'RE GONNA run into very quickly. They'RE GONNA look into common places where people could be they don't seem in the room. Look in the closets. Look behind the door. They're gonNA look under the bed. They're gonNA. Look in the laundry basket. So if you wanted to create the illusion that you were gone, you would be opened the window, break that window and then hide in a place. That is not one of those three or four places that we mentioned. So as they come into the room, they look in these to the windows broken. The probably look at the window and you've created the illusion that you left the room that is probably a little bit safer than just hiding in the closet or underneath the bed. So. We, I want you to escape. Escape. then. You'RE GONNA have to pick your engagement points in. This is pretty scary for others you know. Just because I have a firearm. I've been in combat before. I teach people about firearms had a survivor world threats. It doesn't mean I want to have them. You, WanNa, try to avoid them. So, if you don't have weapons, you're going to have to pick weapons of opportunity that you have in your home. If you're going to pick to defend because you can't escape. You can't go to a safe. Place. Then, your only other option is to barricade and defend. So it's escaped barricade and defend is the philosophy. And when you pick this place to go in your house, and if you have no weapons, weapons have a criteria. If I'm going to pick a weapon to defend myself. The first question I want to ask is does this weapon give me what distance from the threat does this weapon allow me the opportunity to protect myself? So if I have a knife I gotta get closer if I have a stick I can be father, but if I have an aerosol can with a with a lighter I can get a little bit father. So what is the distance from the threat? A number to how much effort do I have to use to put into using this weapon? You know we've all seen the the movies, the horror movies where there's noise outside the man goes in the home stands at the front door. He's got slippers in his hand in what are you going to do it a purse slippers? But also, you have to pick a weapon that's not going to take all your energy and effort to use it. So if I had my choice between a bat, which does give me greater distance or something sharp, which slashing puncturing takes less effort. I would more likely probably pick the. Object that sharp routed in the bat. So, what distance do I have, and then what kind of effort do I have to put into it and in the third question to ask is, what are you really trying to do? You're trying to blind them? Crippled them, plunging them, knock them out, make them unconscious. Or, you to have to take a live. The opposite of saving a life sometimes is taking one. Are you ready to do that. Are, you emotionally prepared for that. You mentally condition for that. Can you physically see yourself going through that? You know I can't tell you how many times I. I asked this question around the country. When we teach our active shooter program, I'd say how many of you? There was a kid on the floor whether or not? There's a person standing in front of you and you're both on the floor. That, you throw yourself. Over that child to keep them safe and let that person.
"a. family" Discussed on Immigrantly
"I want most really deeply think about the amount of investment. We have an assistant like that and the logic that we operate with in terms of how we value certain professions, and especially around social good right age should be more important that we're in an educated populace, instead of one that has patrol cars going down black neighborhoods to give the imagination of feeling safe. Do you think that compensation is? Structured in a way where it incentivizes them. To put people in jail, so it's not very explicit, but what? I've been told by somebody who worked in the DA's office. They might still be working in one that I think getting. Now don't quote me on this. Guys can look this up, but being able to get a hundred cases or hundred arrests or something, maybe not arrest. Maybe it is I. Don't know if it's arrest or homicide. You guys can look it up is. The entry level for detective. So once you do that, then you can get heavily promoted, and so in that regard, there is kind of a formalized informal structure that incentivizes going after folks, and as we've seen with stop and Frisk. That is in new. York, that was part of the lodging was being able to stop detain sometimes arrest mostly black and Brown youth to be able to justify the presence to of force and the necessity of. Expanding a police budget, so it's not even that there are, and there might be formalized incentive structures, but it's the tactics that are used to have us buy into a logic of needing more and more of them, and needing more and more of their presence. When if you look at like? For example, the history of how mental health is dealt with with the closing of institutions, mental health institutions, and a lot of them were not rate, but with that had meant that that sort of. Work. Around how to deal with people who are having episodes, or cannot maintain a job or do not have A. Family support structure that sort of social issue got transferred in to be work of police. Right? So what we're doing now is trying to educate people of how bloated the system is. That constantly tries to rationalize their expansion, so we're already at a state where as I said incentive or not? They are going to try to convince you of the necessity for them to prevent any future crime that such an interesting conversation in an extremely extremely important one to have right now..
"a. family" Discussed on Rose Buddies
"Is really go I'm GonNa play is the one I. Like fell in love at the first time I heard it and I. Still think absolutely rips ass. I WANNA. Play the rooster. Because my baby Momma, let me now there's nobody home. With. His. Own. Family bottle and the. Was Becca. Automobile maybe. Like A. Family turmoil, and it goes so fucking hard and the brass loop. Buying an entire is so so good. You pick this one I'd forgotten about that Song I can't forget like this is the this was the one I was sitting in my friend's car. We were driving to school and song came on and I. Remember sitting in the parking lot because I wanted to listen to it again. It was so so fresh, and so like clever and playful and pun filled, but also big boy just like fucking tears it up like it is, it is a perfect song. And the love below is like a lot more. I mean there are a couple of like standout tracks? Obviously, Heya came from the left below, which is the most listened to song of all time so I'm not going to play it here on the last slow jams on that. But there's a lot of sort of experimental singing and guitar focused. Funk and like Prince inspired like riffs. And just all there's there's a lot of stuff. There's also a whole narrative component to the love below. It is ambitious in a way. That doesn't always succeed. But when it does succeed, it's so good. I think hey is. fucking fantastic song and I think it got. Played out a not a bit a lot. But. These days when you hear hey I I, sort of look back on it fondly. But there's another song on the album that I really like it's not like the rest of the album it is. It feels more like a classic outkast Song. But it's really good Andre Three thousand on it, and of course like everything else on this.
"a. family" Discussed on Taste Of Taylor
"It's really nice at this point in my life, I didn't. To be able to spend the time with them and to be able to bond with them. Most people don't get that with their parents throughout their lifetime. So I'm just taking this little period of course, the gardeners outside right now blowing. Could you hear that through the microphone? I can hear, but it probably won't get picked up on the MIC. Should I go Sir I'm recording pan cast. You'd like fuck millennial exactly. No but I'm a I'm really grateful to be able to spend this time with my parents right now, and you know how the end of summer I'll be out here, but that's, but that's the thing is so you're if I heard correctly planning on staying with your parents throughout the whole summer? which is the probably the longest you will ever have stayed with them over a stretch of time correct? Yes, but I'M GONNA. Keep going back and forth to like Santa Barbara and I'm GONNA. Drive out to Colorado so yes, and no might my clothes live here. Okay Okay Richmond, so you? Well tain I are going. We are going back to our apartment in Jersey City. Type some loose ends, and then we are going to her parents. In, then were taking her parents with us back to my parents for the fourth of July, so we're having like A. Family thing for fourth of July not huge. That's the wrong word to use right now. In a pandemic, we were social distancing. But we are, and were you know under the the CDC like whatever suggested amount of people at any given time but and then after that then. I kind of just like the has to travel for work unfortunately. So I'm like I'm just GONNA. Stay here and I. I guess continue to live with my parents, so yeah, we're kind of taking like little breaks here and there, but like I'm I'm learning like. When do I lose my mind? This isn't even just around my parents. I don't WanNa pick on my family, but like I love his sister and brother-in-law so much and her nephews, and like I adore her parents so much. I love her whole family, but it's like there is something at some point where you start to like you start to lose it being around other people like there's like A. Comfort you know to privacy in your own independent to. In in in your independence, yeah so. Like. I have the best of intentions to quote unquote kind of live with my parents like I was even saying like I. ordered a new bed. Okay my sister's room. Ow, that's a commitment I. Know so you really really like in it? Well the thing is, is that like I just? I know we're going to be here for at least for for like a week and a half two weeks like off and on all summer because it takes fucking six hours to drive here so when I come I'm Comin'. Yeah, you know. So..
"a. family" Discussed on The Tennis Podcast
"Just a normal person into of all that intensity. In Focus but while I was playing. I don't think I had a lot leftover for anybody else. So. I think I was pretty self absorbed. And I? I think again. I came from A. Family support was awesome. I mean not only my parents would four brothers and sisters who? Relied on the lot but even friendships and they all it's like. It does drain you. I mean when I was in every single point on the court. I was focused on every point because I knew that my opponent wouldn't be. And I knew that I'd be getting unforced errors and free points. And that. That's why my mind was my biggest weapon, but at the end of the day of drains me and I didn't really have a lot leftover. So. Good question if you have, you found A. You once a week, we. Can talk about my life. If you found a use for that skill poster time. That concentrate that ability to concentrate you play chess. Or something like that. Do you do that to us? Do you know what Catherine I? Think after I retired I went the totally the opposite way. And I again I became so relaxed for some reason. Every time I woke up. You know I retired at thirty four and my thirties I had three kids. And every time I woke up. I felt like I was on vacation and I felt like. Oh, I'm so happy and a hippie mom. You know I'm just. Would take them everywhere the parks and pick him up the school and make their launch and I was just totally the demaim that was there, and that was pretty relaxing for me, I. Have an I definitely haven't needed that intensity at long for long periods of time since tennis, but maybe maybe. That would probably put me in my grave. Found something else, but I mean I. I have moments where like with my tennis academy. I.
"a. family" Discussed on VCR Podcast
"It? A true score like a nine out of ten. Like to say, it's a perfect ten outta ten I. There's very few games in the world. That I like if I was if I if I was like I gender something that's at ten at ten, but if giving it a realistic. Of, is there anything that could be done better? Actually I don't even know if I could think of anything I do better. because. That's what's GonNa, ask him I wouldn't have. Would it have to do to get that ten? Like, it's that it might be like it's definitely either a perfect ten or close to i. mean tend to necessarily like this thing to have this conversation at some point like going through ratings again, but like it doesn't necessarily mean it has no flaws. Ten just means like this is a game that despite any, like. I said it trails a cold steel. Three in my review is honestly attend. A lot of things about that I. don't like what it's just that game. In spite of its its flaws I still can't say that I didn't enjoy every moment of it. Oh. Oh, yeah, there wasn't a woman I didn't enjoy I didn't do all the side mission, so it's not like I. Did like the pigeon thing or whatever the? Hell you're talking about. I didn't end up doing that. I was not a huge fan of the. Science side mission things where you go when there's Harry has those pods setup? Or whatever's Wang over the fish or swim in the air and go through the cloud? It's not like I hated it, but it wasn't like I wasn't excited to do those yeah, some of the CY activities they do. It's kind of like you can tell. They were just kinda throwing shit at the wall and seeing what? Kind, of just figuring how else to just add something to the open world absolutely, but like all so much of it is so good should've. Wrestling regular cage, heggie fighting Macho Man Randy savage. That would have been a much better side mission. That's how you make ten God. Can you imagine the included that? They actually take the original audio to that would just be. You obviously create A. Family would ever like minded but still. So! The thing is I know you haven't had a chance to play it yet. Because asking consistently, but that game I could can tell you is definitely a ten. Metal gear five. Well. I'm like thirty hours into Medicare five. I'm just nowhere near the end. 'cause. I'm doing so much side Steph I've been playing lately. No, so the other things I've been playing. Item and you don't get the bitch personnel. The thing we've asked for like that months finish. The expanse can complain. God, to Himself Up Since I. Still Have My playstation now thing for the month I decided. Okay, it's time to play the last of us because I've never played that. I think I got like four five hours in not too far I i. do really enjoy the game. It just is a game I. Find that as I'm playing. Because of the way you fight enemies, it is. Healthy. Yeah, it's it's a lot more stealthy compared to say like uncharted where you can help the odd person, but it's just like okay. Go behind cover. Shoot everybody. Unchartered doesn't even allow you to be stealthy to intern for. You definitely can like in the in the newest game. It's just the problem is. It's so hard to do it successfully eventually, give be like fucking..
"a. family" Discussed on StoryCorps
"A different kind of chosen family in the late nineties these lessons got grant smith had been married for ten years and were raising their two daughters together when they were faced with the decision whether to remain a family or not at the time less was withdrawn and depressed weeks passed where the couple of barely spoke until finally scott confronted less i said what's going on and then you said i can't tell you because if i do you'll leave me and take the children and i'll never see them again and i said you probably you better tell me that that you can't leave hanging out at like that so that's when i told you first thing i remember you said that you were in the wrong body that you should be a matt and if it had seemed to me that i was going to lose you and i was gonna lose the kids i would would have said okay i'm not transitioning it's finally heard me ask the question should i stay or should i go and a bite visceral response was well i won't be better off less won't be better off and the kids won't be better off man who was seven at this point and i explained her where this is going and she burst into tears and through or self on my lap she says oh please don't change into a man if you have to change into anything couldn't it be a cat in the end that was not a question i had prepared myself the answer i mean i was kind of stunned so right around that time you would start transitioning and we just kind of fell out of holding hands when we were walking along the street spontaneous affection couldn't do it comfortably anymore a lot of those me because it became clear that i would be perceived as gay but i realized that i didn't fall in love with a couple of body pieces i decided this is the person and i was still the same person more so more like the fun person i remembered from thirty years ago then before the transition and i mean it's just been amazing to watch you stuck with it you persisted and every year my my respect for.
"a. family" Discussed on Mike Drop
"It's like, they're all families. And you know, they're just looking for work and a lot of like staunch right wing. People are like now, they're all fucking criminals and drug dealers and fucking human traffickers, rapists. And also the shouldn't it's again at somewhere in the middle is is that there's both. But one thing that that I found myself wondering, I guess after reading this this excerpt was, you know, basically to Synopsys it is that you you come across a small group of people, basically family are small family group. One of the things you say is it was common to capture the same aliens on on different days making the same. Venture north what I'm curious about is is two things is one is because that was a. Family. And and you know, it's like a guy in his kids, and they just have food and supplies in their backpack. And then did you find that I hate to use the word corrupt but influence your decision making process in terms of the protocols like did did you sympathize with people did you find yourself thinking that way at all? And also to that quote or excerpt out of the book, that's another thing. I think people don't realize now, I know exactly what you're thinking. Now, it's everybody back then it was. And that's what they call catch release. You're not well catch released releasing a US, but back then it was voluntary return. So the they could either fight or apprehension which is not gonna get anything. You're going to detain are. They're gonna get VR back to Mexico. Yeah. So VR was everybody unless you came up with a guy who was a ranch after deportation. He could try to put him up for. Try to convict him. Really? Everybody's getting voluntary returned to Mexico. And it's even right?.
"a. family" Discussed on Pet Life Radio
"Marketing at. World's. Best cat. Litter welcome Steve. I'm Michelle I'm so excited have you now we're gonna be talking about some recommendations for deciding if adopting a, cat is right for you and I'll talk about how world's best cat litter helps new cat owners get, off on the right foot or should I say, paw our all, about her pick decisions here and. I'll about our for kids so why not get, off on, the right pop you, know at any given moment there's approximately three million cats in shelters in the US and I'm sure. Many all over the world and the great thing about that is that the number of people choosing to adopt rather than buy a. Cat is on the rise if you finally, decided. To adopt a cat congratulations you've, made Made a her choice that will add a lot of eleven laughter to your home and you've also saved, a life Steve what are some ways that world's best cat let are can make it easy on the new cat. Owner yeah great question you know. World's best cat litter is a pet at people in. A in a. Family. Friendly product. That makes clean. Up a whole lot easier because it it's natural it's made from observant whole kernel corn and that the patented, process we've used for so many years is that corn that absorbent corn and concentrates into granules that trap, order deep inside if firms really tight clumps so, clean the litter, box is a lot less of. A chore and we know how much people want, less work, when it comes to, this part of.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"Be related to results came in and lake march and we have now about twenty volunteers been working at various times on that piece for a month and a half now it took a lot of work because he came from a community where there were lawn of intermarriages among the ancestors but eventually just a couple of weeks ago they found a match ultimately we were able to locate some family who were close enough that they knew that one of their relatives had been missing for all these years for up to twenty years so success case closed the man known as lyles debock has now been identified his family actually didn't realize that he was dead they thought he was just missing now they know what happened to him the news of his identification spread super quickly around the lyles debit commune ladies online and i thought oh my god i like i had i had to click on it to see that it was that it was real because i couldn't believe it that it had actually happened when i read through the comments on the subrata announcement that lyles true identity had been found it was fascinating everyone was really excited but also some people expressed their own kind of guess morning because now this community it's kind of it's kind of over right this thing that they spent thousands and thousands of hours obsessing over is done it's solved it wasn't so much sadness that it was closed by kind of having to get used to the the fact that he was now identified because i had been following in discussing the case for so long that it kind of sort of been like in a way it's like a kind of became part of kind of i guess i guess you could say kind of became part of my life in a way the true identity of lyles davick is private information that we will not be sharing here lyles devos's family has been very clear that they do not want his.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"A native american in the family they don't have any native american dna and what that term even means this idea of native american dna is really complicated just to take the america's you've got hundreds if not probably thousands of of distinct peoples actually throughout the americas both pre contact and today and people wouldn't you know this idea that you would group thousands of distinct cultures and peoples under this umbrella that we have now come to recognize a racial umbrella called native american dna you know it's i understand why scientists do this because they're looking at ancient history through the lens of genomics but it really it's just not the way that peoples in the americas obviously would have thought about themselves plus remember how kristen got three different results from her dna test that kind of area bility is even worse when you talk about native american dna remember these companies are comparing your dna with their reference population the bigger the reference population for a certain region the more accurate the results will be what most ancestry sites don't have very much native american dna to compare to which makes the results on that front not super accurate and in fact most native people don't need dna tests to tell them who they came from because tribes have now kept pretty detailed genealogy records but you've got these offices at tribes all over the us where they have extensive genealogical records but the thing about native people who are already in tangled with their communities because we have the this thing called enrollment or citizenship they already know who they're related to in a much more fine tuned way so they would never have to rely on a dna test in the first place to tell them that they're related so this episode is about the future of dna genealogy right and what happens when everybody has their dna sequenced and.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"Of the racism or you know like biases that anybody has against mexican people because i i'm so white looking i have blue eyes i have red hair i'm pale i don't like mexican all identify with that culture so already for me like i never thought of cna as related to culture because i don't have a mexican dna i'm not as the culture that i like feel close to so for kristen no amount of dna testing is going to really tell her what culture she should connect with most but for some people if the ancestry dot com commercials are to be believed genes might hold the key to their culture and this is something that the scholar donna heroin and others have called gene fetishism between fetishism is when genetic links and genetic relationships come to stand in for much more complex that's a social relations so tracing ones a little bit of ancestry back to some particular human that you can't even name probably in history long ago is quite different than having sets of lived relationships among a particular people so that's what it is to fetish is the gene right my name is kim taller and i am candidate research charon indigenous peoples techno science and environment at the university about berta i'm an enrolled citizen of assistance in potential yata which is a tribe and south dakota kim is also the author of a book called native american dna tribal belonging ended the false promise of genetic science and she's been studying the ways that these genetic genealogy tests intersect with native issues for years now there's a particular kind of desire to find a native american or an indian in the family tree by a lot of americans a lot of americans have this this mythology that they've got native ancestry often with no proof and of and no lived relationship with with indigenous communities.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"You can imagine when you have a different data set indifferent algorithm you can very easily get completely different results and even within a single company your results can actually change over time twenty three and me like a lot of companies is always updating their algorithms and their reference population today twenty three and knees results for kristen are actually different than they were when she i did this in january today ancestries has the i am fifteen point three percent western asia north africa so they actually changed the geographic terminology too it's like a weird like neo pets thing whereas like let me check my stats exactly like suddenly suddenly since january i've become almost ten percent more middle eastern that's like pretty good right and this kind of gets at the weirdness of putting so much cultural weight on your genes right should kristen be doing ten percent more middle eastern stuff now since her results have changed and her family history makes things even more complex right her family traditions are largely mexican from the family that adopted her grandfather but genetically kristen isn't mexican at all already i don't think of my diva as my culture because i know that i'm not genetically mexican and yet like that is the cultural heritage i was brought up in which is kind of interesting because for me like that was already kind of conflicting right i really identify with a lot of aspects of the mexican culture but i never had to deal with any.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"His birth mother he did not tell his parents that he was doing this by so my grandfather goes to pennsylvania and find out that he he's actually syrian his mother she had him at sixteen they lived in a very insular syrian community and so my grandfather had always thought that he was fully syrian and we really had no reason to to not believe that i mean he he looked sterian which was sort of why he could pass as a mexican for so long dark dark hair dark eyes so this is the family story then kristen's mom and onto they do their dna test and they get these results that say they're talian where all kinds of sitting around in my grandmother's living room when my aunt opened her test and my momma but her test and both like started flipping out what it was kind of ridiculous just because like we knew my grandfather was syrian but we identified culturally hispanic anyways since he was a dopp did you know that was my grandfather's first language so like our culture was the mexican culture but all of a sudden is denied has told my aunt that she was italian or greek and she was like oh my god i need to learn pasta know kristen is a reporter who writes extensively about biotechnology including these exact kinds of dna tests and she had always thought that those ancestry dot com commercials were silly too i mean who would do that and then all of a sudden here she was with her own family ready to abandon ship on their syrian heritage in that moment i realized how powerful not being accurate can be my aunt was really to completely change her sons of self like just with one result from ancestry dna an ancestor dna tests gave her identity crisis and then it sent me on a hunt to disprove her so she could you know calm down to disprove her kristen decided to do three different consumer dna tests i sent my.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"Lederhosen when i first got on ancestry i was really surprised that i wasn't finding all of these germans in my tree i decided to have my dna tested through ancestry dna the big surprise was we're not german at all fifty two percent of my dna comes from scotland in ireland so i tried it in my lederhosen for a kilt kyle thought he was german he grew up with german traditions but his dna tests told him in fact that his jeans came from ireland so he gave up all his german culture this is weird right since when do your genes tell you what your family traditions should be when i first started seeing these commercials on tv i have to say that i just kind of laughed them off i mean nobody would do that right i thought nobody would be ready to give up their whole heritage because of one silly dna test i was wrong my mom and my aunt did ancestry dina's ancestry tests and it came back and told them that they had all this mediterranean dna which didn't really make sense only had barely any middle eastern dna and my aunt just like kind of freaked out my honest super into genealogy she's been doing the family tree for a long time and she was just like where is this talion from i thought we are cnn she like went into this whole monologue about how she needed to start learning to make pasta and like this is why should i posses so much this is kristen brown and i am a biotechnology reporter at bloomberg so before her mom and her aunt took the fateful dna test here is what they knew about their family history my grandfather was adopted and he was adopted by a mexican family he grew up in basically a mexican gatto in dallas not actually knowing that he wasn't mexican you know spanish was his first language my grandfather basically only mexican food he watched telenovelas but when he was ten years old i think he discovered that he was actually adopted on the family lore is i he pestered these nuns at the orphanage where he was adopted from for the name of his birth mother hopped a bus to pennsylvania at ten years old and went to go meet.
"a. family" Discussed on Flash Forward
"So this future is one in which pretty much everybody gets their dna sequenced and loads it up into ancestry databases and as a result knows their family tree at least for a couple of generations you've probably seen the ads for this kind of dna genealogy before and today we're going to talk about what the future of genetic genealogy might mean for culture science identity and as you heard in the intro crime statistically speaking you probably know someone who's really into genealogy apparently in terms of search terms that people use on the internet genealogy is the top entry except for porn this is carl zimmer he's a science journalist and he's got a new book out all about the history and future of heredity called she has her mother's laugh the power perversions and potential of heredity we we all kind of look at our parents or grandparents kind of wonder well is that who i came from and do they give something to me that makes me me and and maybe having kids of my own i started thinking well how are they going to turn out and are they going to be like new you're not but family trees have been important for a lot longer than we've had the internet heredity just the word itself comes from the roman empire from her two tasks and in latin the romans like like other ancient peoples had lots of very elaborate rules for how people inherited things so somebody dies and then who gets the stuff for the vast majority of history most people knew pretty well what their family tree looked like right you lived with your family and often with your extended family people didn't move around that much.