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In the Light of the Tough Season, The Celtics Still Have a Glimmer of Hope
"Think the way that we have seen Kemba Play Over the month of April, and if he can bring that, if he can be 80% of the camera that we have come to expect, I think that that will be huge for this team going forward. And I am also optimistic like Evan said, the absence of Robert Williams has proven to be dead And even bigger issue than I think anyone had could have predicted just in the fact of what he was doing with that starting unit on offense, he was moving the ball and also not allow defense has to pack the paint because you have to draw Robert out of the paint or else you at least have to account for him cuz he will just come in behind you and dunk on your face. So for that it opens up a lot of things offensively and then defensively just to have a guy who can provide that kind of Rim protection and that kind of communication we hear from the assistant coaches. Just how much Rob has improved in communication job defensively. And so I do think that, that is a huge thing that is missing for this team right now. And then you add in the fact that yes, Evan Fournier is coming off a battle with covideo said, he didn't feel well for a 4 to 5 days and still trying to work his way back. I think there are areas to look to for positivity, but I agree with Evan that it's in this season. The fact that they can be so dead. And hide and look like two completely different teams. It's just frustrating and it and it's frustrating because of the expectations that are on this group and regardless of how many games they lose and how fast they come out over and over again, those expectations remain,
"abby" Discussed on Suiting Up with Paul Rabil
"Today's show features one of the greatest athletes of our generation. I know i say that week over week. This person dominated the pitch since she was first given a ball at age four then just a year later when she was five playing organized ball for the first time she scored twenty seven goals in her first three games then was moved up age groups and over to the boy side that some prodigy stuff right there. Abby wambach was an all everything player of the year and everything in highschool literally. Too many awards to run. Through in this intro though. She did herald from a bit of a lacrosse down in rochester. New york rock. Vegas gotta give a shout out to all those in the upstate and instead of going to the fifteen time. Nca champion in north carolina. She surprised everyone in committed to the university of florida. The home of gatorade where she won a national championship with underdogs as soon as her freshman year and on the show we talk about abbie's world cups olympic medals pro soccer career that spanned different teams leagues and hundreds and hundreds of goals though. Abby is far more than one of the greatest and winningest soccer players in history. We spent a lot of the time on the show talking about her beginnings from the coaching moments. That moated her as a great teammate. Too hard hitting lessons from legends like michelle to the most challenging of her career and she calls also the most rewarding when she was moved from a starter to a supporter in her last world cup. The tested her leadership resolve from an all new angle on the pitch and of course we do reminisce on that header heard around the world in the final seconds of world cup match against brazil. We talk about that and everything from relationships awareness support in the community and building a wolfpack lessons designed from her bestselling book truly a favorite guest and conversation. That will continue to listen back to many times in the future. Let's.
Sign up to get notified about COVID-19 vaccines in Seattle
"To become vaccinated. Thousands of people got their vaccinations yesterday at Blumenfield comes Abby. A Cockney explains how you can sign up for yours eligible for the cover 19 vaccine until April 15th right now you can go to it. City of Seattle website to be signed up from notifications of open appointments at big vaccination sites like the one Here Lumen Field, You can head to our website cos dot com From war. As for what we saw unfold history before eyes Blumenfield Event center administering 8000 doses. That's the highest number of vaccinations on a single day. Here at this site, the city is hoping to vaccinate 11,000 people on a single day next week, and from there, the goal is to get to 20. 1000
How to register for Covid vaccine shot in Seattle area
"Of becoming eligible for covert covert 19 19 vaccines vaccines this this month, month, But But ah ah lot lot of of people people are are apprehensive apprehensive about about the the process process of of scheduling scheduling their their shot. shot. Almost Almost Abby Abby a a Cockney Cockney shares shares some some advice advice from from experts. experts. The process of scheduling that all important vaccine shot has been stressful and confusing for so many people. That's why small and large community groups around the region coming together. Help connect people to those shots. Here's the advice from those top community groups from folks who are eligible. One used the state's vaccine local cater to all to look, your county's Health Department website. Re check out the city of Seattle website to get connected to those appointments. And lastly, if you get an error on your phone or desktop, try another device. We talked to the co founders of the wildly popular Facebook group. Find a covert shot walks. They urged people to be flexible and to get the vaccine as soon as they're deemed eligible. So what we recommend to people in our community is that you schedule your vaccine. Aziz quickly as possible on Dick. Sure that you're really scheduling your life around the vaccine and not the vaccine around your life that face. The group has more than 50,000 followers and many of them constantly searching for and posting about. Open vaccine slots. Abby a. Coney Come on
Eritrea Agrees to Withdraw Troops From Tigray, Ethiopia Says
"Months of denial. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abby Ahmed admitted for the first time this week that Eritrean troops were in the northern region of T dry and yesterday after talks with Eritrea's president is Icka Afwerki in the Eritrean capital, Asmara. Abby announced that Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its troops from the border region. But interestingly, the Eritreans have made very little comment on Mr Abby statement.
Ethiopia says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from Tigray
"This week, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abby at Med admitted for the first time the troops from neighboring Eric Traer had bean vote involved in the four month conflict in Tigre, Ethiopia's northern region. Human rights groups allege that Eritrean soldiers have committed atrocities, including killing unarmed civilians on raping women. Now. I'll be at med has said Eritrean troops are to withdraw. We can go now to Addis Ababa and speak to our reporter Can't kiddin you. Bill tell Cochi down hi. What exactly has the prime minister said? Yes, that the announcement from the Prime Minister Kim as he's in a two day working visiting asthma and their return capital. He tweeted earlier this morning, saying that on agreement has been reached between the two governments for a trailer for a train troops. To leave the areas that they occupy now following the conflict in thing, right, So this comes as you said after a few days after he admitted that very trained forces where part where involved in the conflict and they wear Integrate as well. Do we know Mork precisely where exactly? These troops are where they are expected to go from as it were. Yes. During his parliamentary address, when he admitted the presence of a friend troops, the prime minister said that they were occupying bordering areas start. We're bracketed by if you can troops. When they took Ken troops were actively engaged in fighting with the former rulers of that, where which it so now it seems that he's saying that this Eritrean troops that that are occupying this vacant areas are going to leave. They're going to retreat back to Eritrea, and that if you can, defense forces are going to occupy these areas.
Pittsburgh Houseplant Merchant Blossoms During Pandemic
"Now. This is a really cool story today. Two weeks ago we focused this episode this segment around a guy known as plant influence sir. The plant influence up toronto. And naturally we try to space topics out of bit When i was looking at all the notes for upcoming throwback thursday segments. I saw that this one was about plants i was like. Oh that's cool but let's let's push the plants back just so we're not like all plants all the time. But when i listened to the interview with abby some parts of which you'll hear in a moment. I realized she had a really good story that i just didn't want to wait for you to here. So this is the month plants. Apparently and after years of being part time abby opened her shop in january twenty twenty she opened a retail shop in pittsburgh and naturally was quite worried. Because you may recall. January twenty twenty was the last normal month of life for most of us especially anyone who is a public facing kind of business like a new retail shop but in her case she really ended up turning things around so she's got a great update along with some helpful lessons. You always hear this thing about you. Know find your niche and chief and mentioned sat in her by. She's like yeah. You always hear this thing but it's so important in a crowded space and she actually was able to find a good one so it's always good to look and say okay. Not just find your niche. But how does one do that. What are specific examples of people that have done that because that will perhaps allow somebody else to think. Okay what is what is my thing. Not just my broad area. But what is my specific plant expertise. Am i going to be the plant. Influence her going to be abby from pittsburgh or am i going to be myself. You know the best answer is probably to be yourself. But how can you make that marketable anyway enough about me. I learned a lot from abbey's interview. So let's hear some highlights from her. And i'll be back at the end to wrap it up. My name. is abby calcio knee from pittsburgh pennsylvania and i own jericho plant co which was previously featured in episode eighty three. I started back in twenty eighteen. I was working a full time corporate job in the supply chain in finance world and just wanted to do something in my free time on my own with something that i love which was plants. So i started in online houseplant shop. You can hear more about in that previous episode. And i did that for about a year and then in two thousand nineteen. Whenever we recorded that last episode i was just branching out into doing local pop up shops around town and finally getting my hands. what in selling in person instead of just online and having my husband come and help me because i needed extra help because they were doing so well Yeah it was. Just you know. A pretty stereotypical side-hustle just kind of finding time wherever you can find it so once. The lockdown happened in pennsylvania It was also very uncertain. And we no one really knew what to do however my space and the warehouse i open in pennsylvania technically allowed to stay open. Because i'm an ecommerce company. So i was actually set up pretty well for covid and the lockdown was already set up to ship customers their orders. And that's exactly what i did so honestly i don't know if i would have grown as much as i had twenty twenty. My first technical big year in business had it not been for people really wanting to have plants in their home so that they were all stuck at home and finding my business especially here locally. I was shocked at the amount of people who are willing to pay for shipping. And i was sending it to miles away because they could leave their homes. So i all my inventory was already on the website. I've still have that same shop. Affi- store that i had for the last two years so i was really set up for success. Actually which was incredible and then just sort of went with the flow for the rest of the year. Like i'm sure every other business owner has has done and i continued pop up shops where possible and doing sidewalk shops. So that was also a great way for me to advertise and shop. Affi- put in place a curbside pickup option into their interface. So from may onwards. That's how i've made most of my money as people buying online and picking up on my warehouse here in pittsburgh and i still ship across the country and that's still a great avenue for for revenue for me. I was fortunate enough to hit one hundred k. And revenue by november of twenty twenty which. I didn't expect to happen at all. I was very happy with that. It was sort of a struggle of mine. What's i kind of got to see. How the hub. Year risk going in terms of hitting six figures in nine months in a business essentially started the pandemic i. I'm pretty happy with the growth. That i've had and continue to see going into twenty twenty one one of the biggest challenges that actually any house plant or plants seller in general husband. Basing is a plant shortage across the entire country This is both in seeds and outdoor plants. I think demand is skyrocketed this year. Which i've obviously benefited from. However that's led to incredible shortages at the growers in florida and on top of that they are also dealing with the repercussions from fad hurricanes in the past five or ten years because the plant supply chain. It takes so long if you go to a store and buy a five foot tall tree just think of how many years it took for that plant ticket that large and if a thrower gets its inventory wiped out or damage that can be years of sales that are taken away from them. So my advice to you in. If you're looking to get into any sort of plant business would be to find your niche differentiate. Yourself and i know that is sometimes just something you hear about and you know marketing class or whatever but in a saturated market like online plant. Sales are or you know. Even locally you're competing with other plants stores florists and garden centers and lowe's and home depot You really have to differentiate yourself so. I focused my entire websites on helping beginners. Find their plants. Just sort of like a questionnaire like form type of thing you can go through my website and then everything is kept nice and simple on the product pages to really just get people started with house plants one of the biggest surprises and benefits. I am getting out of starting my own business is so i do the retail side and the wholesale side and retail to make people happy every single day by giving them plants which is so much fun and talking to everybody is so much fun but what i didn't know i would enjoy so much is talking to my wholesale clients and getting to know other people who are running businesses. Because they're in it with me. They no one else knows unless they're nba arena there few fighting the same fight. You are like the struggles. Of how am i gonna pay rent this month. All right my heating bill was really high. What can i do to reduce that. And and how. Am i going to get inventory and a consistent schedule talking about those problems and helping other business owners and learning from other business owners spend such a wonderful benefit of. It's sort of like your own little. Nba i feel like without having to pay all the money for an mba.
Interview with Dara Treseder, Peleton's Head of Global Marketing and Communications
"To our women's history month series on skimmed from the couch. Where we're telling you about the women who made history this past year this week. Our guest is dr troy cedar. She's svp had a global marketing and communications for peleton the world's largest interactive fitness platform. That's led the charge. Apple fitness during the pandemic and dr herself is one of the most esteemed marketing professionals in the country. Before arriving at peleton last year dr was the cmo of carbon a three d. printing company and before that was the cmo of ge ventures darn. Thank you for joining us. Welcome to skin from the thank you so much for happy. Abby excited to dig in you have a great and lengthy resume. And so i am curious of all the jobs that you've had or activities you've been a part of which one stands out that means the most to you while obviously my palatine experience. You know it's interesting. You learn so much in your career right. You grow so much. I remember sitting in. The audience wants listening to meg whitman. And she talked about what it was like to be a veteran ceo. I remember kind of being like That's an interesting an interesting phrase. I had never heard someone use that before. And because i've had the opportunity to be a cmo twice in my career before this role. I felt really prepared. I kind of really understood what peleton needed. And i feel really equipped to be able to bring that to my team and to really create the environment that allows the amazing humans. I get to work with to thrive and succeed because you get better with time. It's almost like practice. makes permanent. Practice makes perfect practice. Makes better. And i feel like i've had experience practicing and so it feels really wonderful to be able to bring all the amazing things i learned at the amazing places. I worked to peleton at this moment. In time you are born and raised in nigeria and went to school both in the uk and later in the us. I'm really curious about your background and having the exposure in perspective from multiple places how that led you to marketing are inherently makes you a good marketer you know. I think that it's really important to live in different places and get exposure to different cultures. 'cause it's very interesting. How things change at how things can be very different as you move between different societies different cultures different nations and. I think that i am able to bring a certain richness and fullness to my marketing experience. Because i've had many experiences where i has been you know other and i have had to see how do people relate to me. How do people talk to me in a way that really resonates that feels authentic that draws me in and so having that in my own personal life i've been creates a wonderful texture right wonderful context for how i'm able to kind of step into the shoes of others step into the shoes of other segments of our customer step into the shoes of customers with behaviors. That are different than mine. Because i've had the experience of having basically navigating different worlds in my own personal experience. So i think it's i think it's a richness and i think it definitely has prepared me. I think to be a better marketer.
Interactive Storytelling Tool: Twist - Christian Mahnke, EarReality
"Tell us about your product. The wonder for interactive storytelling to twist. I believe tell us who it's for. You know the type of clients you serve and also the problem and solve with the tow based as a tool that was made by writers for writers. It's a no coding solution with a visual interface and empowers nearly abby run from the age of thirteen to nine hundred nine to create and publish interactive stories for voice easily when we founded. We had the long-term vision to transform twist into a south publishing platform. I but when our tool was ready in two thousand eighteen we realized that we were too far ahead of the market so we simply adjusted our strategy and became a business agency. I while creating interactive stories for disney twentieth century fox audible and other great companies. We have at the same time. A hundred writers on our tool and we coach them an interactive storytelling and they provided very valuable feedback in return and while we are still doing the agency. Business and one expand our portfolio heavily especially in the english speaking markets. We also aim to open the gates of twist worldwide at the end of this year. Or maybe at the beginning in two thousand twenty two. So what makes this unique. Is that is really intuitive. And easy to use it takes us in average only an hour to show a new writer how twist works at at the same time coach him or her in how right interactivity for voice. We've done that over a hundred times and very good at that and having a tool that really focuses on the needs of writers of content creators designers that makes us unique in every way we get tons of great feedback from waiters and game writing professional telling us how much they like are a tool and help some to prototype or create produce interactive stories. They all agree that it's shields just natural to them to use twist and that it provides all the features they want the neat and nothing more than that so to create an interactive story interests. You just drop your flow chart and write down your tax simplest that afterward you can mail script up the story and the recording guidelines to your voice actor and recording studios and when they send you back all your files you can mass upload those all at once and the production part of your story is finished you can then use the testing environment twist to play quickly through this story. Check on although all your files. And if you're satisfied with that you just deploy a story with simply click on the button to amazon. Alexa and google assistant and samson bixby or you can launch your story on a website or an app. Yeah there's no need for. Coding complicated
Seattle's weather: Sunny, warm all the way into the weekend
"What a glorious afternoon we have going into the weekend. A closer look at the CO Moh forecast now and here's Abby. A Cockney happy Friday. Hope You have some fun weekend plans and maximizing our beautiful weather both today and tomorrow for the rest of your Friday. We're going to the mixture of sunshine and clouds. Those high level clouds from time to time creating that filtered sunshine effect. Items ranging in the mid upper fifties. This is certainly several degrees above average light winds, blue skies, dry conditions perfect for getting outside. Now, overnight temps become quite chilly. We're dropping to the low to mid thirties. Can't rule out some pockets of freezing fog early Saturday, warming to 60 tomorrow in Seattle. I'm meteorologist Abby a county the couple weather center downtown Seattle 55 degrees to come a 57 Bellevue and every both at
Magnificent March weather ahead in Seattle
"Warmest days in Seattle in months, with highs nearing 60 degrees, But the upcoming spring season is also looking to be fairly damp and a lot of cool weather after tomorrow's little spike come, Oh, meteorologist, Abby, a Cockney explains starting his earliest next week. Tens are expected to tumble again. The Climate Prediction center is going with cooler and wetter than normal Weather March, April and May this spring. There could also be more frequent showers or stronger systems that dump heavier rain. Washington State climatologist Dr Nick Bonds says there are a lot of benefits to having a wet spring and ongoing snow in the mountains. It's Greek for agricultural water supplies, hydropower, freshwater ecosystems and so forth to have kind of a cool, wet spring so that we have that Snowden curious well into summer. This big picture forecast is meant to represent the average trends. The entire season versus versus the the the specific specific specific forecast forecast forecast for for for a a a particular particular particular day. day. day. As As As for for for summer summer summer state, state, state, climatologists climatologists climatologists predicted, predicted, predicted, could could could be be be warmer warmer warmer than than than usual. usual. usual. Come Come Come on on on news news news time. time. time. 1 1 1
India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?
"Next on a protest movement movement in India. in India. It has drawn the It interest has drawn of pop the interest stars of pop and stars climate and activists climate activists and sent people and sent into the people streets into for the streets a cause. for a cause. What's fascinating What's fascinating about the cause about they're the cause fighting for, they're fighting for, is how is unfasten how unfasten ating ating it initially it seems, initially seems, farmers are protesting farmers are protesting over new rules over new for rules wholesale for wholesale markets. markets. One of those rules One matter of those rules so much. matter so much. The answer reveals The answer something reveals about something a giant about nation, a giant its nation, past its past and its possible and its future. possible future. NPR's Lauren NPR's Lauren Frayer begins at one of the markets in western India. Yeah, I like all day. So this is a wholesale market and sort of a dusty lot between looks like warehouses here. Yes, Yes. This is far. Good skunk. Oh, yeah, Wholesale agent, but this is all regulated by the government. Yes, they're appointed by the government. They're being market fees can vote How is showing me around his local wholesale market, one of thousands run by the government where Indian farmers sell their crops in auction. Takes bids for eggplants trucks disgorge bales of collie flower wave through waist high piles of green beans. These markets were set up in the 19 sixties in India's Green revolution. When the government started subsidizing pesticides and irrigation. It helped boost yields and made India self sufficient in food. It did not lift many farmers themselves out of poverty. My father has not much educated Lord Howe comes from a long line of grain farmers. The average Indian farm is about 2.5 acres. These are not big commercial farms like in the American West, and with climate change, mechanization and rampant development, not to mention the pandemic. Indian farmers are struggling load houses at our place. Water is not Copper supplies water. Not there. That's right. That's water as much as when you go. So exactly exactly exactly lot off problem is that the production costs off. Traditional farming is going higher day by day, so the help the Indian government passed three new laws last year they aimed to deregulate the way produces bought and sold. Wholesalers and grocery chains no longer have to buy it. These government run markets they could do deals directly with farms. Many farmers are not happy, though, because you know Agriculture prizes are subject to a lot of volatility. Economists seem a bad lawyer says farmers got used to selling of these government run markets, which guarantee them a minimum price. So it's a safety net for the farmers. When prices go down, the government says it will still set prices for certain crops, and it's not closing these markets just adding more options. But Sanjay Cohade is still worried. Ginger Allah Miggy. Eventually he's a middle man who buys from farmers here. He says he's worried big corporations will circumvent these markets and obliterate small traders like him. As we chat, another man interrupts. We have brought up Narendra Modi's. You will be the King of World nine innings, and this is basically what's happened with the farm laws. It's all devolved into political arguments. Agriculture reform has long been the third rail of Indian politics. Successive governments avoided it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to do it now on a national scale. The rules have always varied by state and by crop economist giant ego says mode. I made a mistake by not explaining this well. The amazing thing is that the more the government passed these laws in the middle of a pandemic. They just quickly passed it without any discussion. You could have gone to people talked about it Godfrey back because these are long term proposals proposals now laws that affect the approximately 800 million Indians who depend on farming for a living. There's been a lot of confusion. Farmers here in Western India don't have the same concerns as in the north of the country, but that didn what model? Is it? Me getting shit carry those air. The rich farmers from the north you see protest, Ng says a tomato farmer here named um, but a sun up. He's got nine family members to feed. He can't afford to take a day off to protest. The protests have been dominated by farmers from northern India, the country's bread basket. They grow mostly grain and rely on government markets. More than a tomato farmer like sun up who can sell out of the back of his truck. Northern farmers see these laws is the first step toward dismantling all the aid they've gotten since the Green Revolution. Including price guarantees for wheat, rice and 20 other crops. I'm your bony I mean about me, but not for my tomatoes. Sun up, says he's never been eligible for the price guarantees that wheat growers get a majority of India's farmers or not. Meanwhile, farmers in several states are already circumventing these government wholesale markets and have been for years well, These conveyor belts are moving quickly. This produce packing collective started more than a decade ago, when eight farmers banded together. Now it has a sprawling campus. It's co owned by more than 10,000 farmers. This is the man on I think Chambers Banana ripening chamber. This collective bypasses government wholesalers and sells directly to stores. The last Shin Dae is the founder. Market is ready to pay me back better place then I should capture that market is rapper Depending on government. He says he got fed up waiting decades for government reforms, so he took matters into his own hands and started this collective. For others, the pandemic has forced them to consider new ways of selling their produce. So these air your grapes here's yes. Yes, grandfather and then grape farmer Abby shake shall kisses. His harvest came right when government run wholesale markets closed last year because of Cove. It Actually long known there was opportunity. So he and his friends all farmers in their twenties who've gone to college, started selling on Twitter and got more for their produce. Abby Shake says his heart is with his fellow farmers who've been pro testing even if they don't share all the same concerns. His head, he says, is on how to solve some of the inefficiencies he sees in the way his forefathers have long done business and he doesn't really trust the government to do it when I'm just out to get the amulet and the mighty by it guys out the causal Calabrese. I think our generation is going to have to try to figure this out, he says. Lauren Frayer NPR news in Nash IQ. Maharashtra, India
India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?
"Next on a protest movement in India. It has drawn the interest of pop stars and climate activists and sent people into the streets for a cause. What's fascinating about the cause they're fighting for, is how unfasten ating it initially seems, farmers are protesting over new rules for wholesale markets. One of those rules matter so much. The answer reveals something about a giant nation, its past and its possible future. NPR's Lauren Frayer begins at one of the markets in western India. Yeah, I like. Okay, So this is a wholesale market and sort of a dusty lot between looks like warehouses here. Yes. Yes. This is good, Skunk. Oh, yeah, Wholesale agent, but this is all regulated by the government. Yes, they're appointed by the government. They're paying market fees can vote How is showing me around his local wholesale market, one of thousands run by the government where Indian farmers sell their crops Auction. Takes bids for eggplants trucks disgorge bales of collie flower wave through waist high piles of green beans. These markets were set up in the 19 sixties in India's Green revolution. When the government started subsidizing pesticides and irrigation. It helped boost yields and made India self sufficient in food. But it did not lift many farmers themselves out of poverty. My father has not much educated Lord Howe comes from a long line of grain farmers. The average Indian farm is about 2.5 acres. These are not big commercial farms like in the American West, and with climate change, mechanization and rampant development, not to mention the pandemic. Indian farmers are struggling load houses at our place. Water is not Report supplies water, Not there that much water as much as when you go. So exactly exactly exactly lot of problem is that the production cost off. Traditional farming is going higher day by day, so the help the Indian government passed three new laws last year they aimed to deregulate the way produces bought and sold. Wholesalers and grocery chains no longer have to buy it. These government run markets they could do deals directly with farms. Many farmers are not happy, though, because you know Agriculture prices are subject to a lot of volatility. Economists seem a bad lawyer says farmers got used to selling of these government run markets, which guarantee them a minimum price. So it's a safety net for the farmers. When prices go down, the government says it will still set prices for certain crops, and it's not closing these markets just adding more options. That son Jake Ohad is still worried. Ginger Allah Miggy. Eventually he's a middle man who buys from farmers here. Don't he says he's worried big corporations will circumvent these markets and obliterate small traders like him. As we chat. Another man interrupts. We're proud of you will be the King of World Niners, and this is basically what's happened with the farm laws. It's all devolved into political arguments. Agriculture reform has long been the third rail of Indian politics. Successive governments avoided it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to do it now on a national scale. The rules have always varied by state and by crop economist giant ego says mode. I made a mistake by not explaining this well. The amazing thing is that the more the government passed these laws in the middle of a pandemic. They just quickly passed it without any discussion. You could have gone to people talked about it Godfrey back because these are long term proposals proposals now laws that affect the approximately 800 million Indians who depend on farming for a living. There's been a lot of confusion. Farmers here in Western India don't have the same concerns as in the north of the country that they moved more delicious than me getting shit carry those air. The rich farmers from the north you see protest, Ng says a tomato farmer here named um, but a sun up. He's got nine family members to feed. He can't afford to take a day off to protest. The protests have been dominated by farmers from northern India, the country's bread basket. They grow mostly grain and rely on government markets. More than a tomato farmer like sun up who can sell out of the back of his truck. Northern farmers see these laws is the first step toward dismantling all the aid they've gotten since the Green Revolution. Including price guarantees for wheat, rice and 20 other crops. I'm your bony I mean, bony, but not for my tomatoes. Sun Up, says he's never been eligible for the price guarantees that wheat growers get a majority of India's farmers or not. Meanwhile, farmers in several states are already circumventing these government wholesale markets and have been for years well, These conveyor belts are moving quickly. This produce packing collective started more than a decade ago, when eight farmers banded together. Now it has a sprawling campus. It's co owned by more than 10,000 farmers. This is the banana, I think Chambers Banana ripening chamber. This collective bypasses government wholesalers and sells directly to stores. Villas. Shin Dae is the founder market is ready to pay me back. Better place then I should capture that market is Roper. Depending on government. He says he got fed up waiting decades for government reforms, so he took matters into his own hands and started this collective. For others, the pandemic has forced them to consider new ways of selling their produce. So these air your grapes Here's yes. If grandfather and great farmer Abby shake shall kisses. His harvest came right when government run wholesale markets closed last year because of Cove, it actually opportunity, so he and his friends all farmers in their twenties who'd gone to college, started selling on Twitter and got more for their produce. Bobby Shake, says his heart is with his fellow farmers who've been protesting even if they don't share all the same concerns. His head, he says, is on how to solve some of the inefficiencies he sees in the way his forefathers have long done business and he doesn't really trust the government to do it. When I'm just out to get the amulet and no I did buy it guys off the coast of Calabrese. I think our generation is going to have to try to figure this out, he says. Lauren Frayer NPR news in Nash IQ. Maharashtra, India
"abby" Discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
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"abby" Discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
"Chicago. This is wait wait. Don't tell me the npr news quiz. I'm bill curtis where playing this week with. Tombo debt. Alonzo boden and paula poundstone. And hearing it this your host. The man who puts the rad in radio is peterson gone. Thank you bill in just a minute. Bill reveals his favorite. Cnn anchor is abby philip goethe. It's our listener limerick challenge. If you'd like to play give us a call at one triple eight. That's one eight eight eight nine thousand four eight nine two four right now though panel some more questions for you from the week's news alonzo. We're going on now. One year of the pandemic lockdown assign that they cannot distribute vaccine fast enough more and more men are carving artistic designs into their watt while carving artistic designs into can you give me a hint is it bob. People are sort of is people are like a real hair. autonomists bosh. Pablo picasso into their beards or close little lower chest hair. Men have taken confiding designs into their chest hair chest hair art. Gary men have become bored enough. There started shaving designs into their chest air. Because you know what they say. If you can't tone it tanit and if you can't sanity their shave a weird batman logo into it. This is right on the threshold of self harm now. Aren't we know they're not plucking it there. Shaving it men of course have posted photos of themselves on social media with various corporate logos. Our hearts union. Jacks a cracking and six pack outlines carefully composed in the world's grossest canvas men do it. Sometimes you're as you might think enlist their partner..
"abby" Discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
"And they're also willing to tell you. I find that way march you. You had been a reporter for politico and the washington post. Now you're at cnn. And now you're on cnn. A lot on the sort of panels constantly commenting very well. Is it hard to come up with something new to say. Oh it's definitely hard sometimes. Sometimes you're like one more my supposed to say about this thing but the thing is you know. Maybe i think the thing that you don't realize that he will. Tv is that half of the battle is just repeating. What the person before you said but just saying it in a different way and making it sound mail and then so in other words. You're kind of recycling. The information that has already been offered to the viewer. But perhaps you're doing it in the slightly new way so as to make it seem different. Is that what you're saying. You're exactly right about wow i. It's hard to say. I mean you've done a lot of very valuable work but maybe the moment that that really brought you to the attention was a of. The public was a confrontation. You had an almost ugly one was with referring of course to the time you were attacked by a gecko. One of the scariest moments of my life was done. This was down in florida. Having the president is that right yeah. Yeah what happened while i was on. Tv on a panel and it was. It was the middle of some kind of crazy. Florida windstorm and suddenly i feel something land on my leg and i don't look down because i'm on tv. But i'm like i have to look down. I looked down. And there is a gecko staring at me so i creams and tried to knock the thing off my leg and everyone thought i was being attacked by you. Know i i was in west palm beach could have been an all the stuff that could attack you in florida. A gecko is so nothing. I think maybe the reason. I was also a little jumpy because where we do. Our live shots was is in front of this Lake thing that has an alligator in it there is an actual alligator in the late hind. Me i three and have yet goes but also other tiny yeah animal than is this hazardous There's another thing i wanted to ask and you can tell me if i'm wrong. We heard that you have a big enthusiasm when you need to relax for reality tv. Is that the case yes gio. What's your favorite show. I'm like a real housewives. Really mu yeah. What is the appeal of real. I've never felt repeal. What is the appeal. And maybe it's because it's it's like people that you know so it's basically the same crew every season and you get to know them really well and you watch over time. I'm bad with names so it's easier to keep track. I guess the reason puzzle is because isn't your job as a political reporter analyst covering enormous amounts of drama in the fact that you want to relax by watching more of that as long as it's not about the future of american democracy. I think it's you can relax. And i have to ask you this. I joked about it. You did take over inside politics. Sunday morning from the legendary john king. Will you get to use the magic wall. I think so. We talked about it. But i have not been allowed on the magic wall. Just yet tab get a little bit of training. It's big and so but we're working on if you move your hand wrong. Pennsylvania goes into the sea. You can't yeah. You can't mess with the total. I mean look. Nobody is going to be as good at the magic wall as john king c. Shouldn't even try. But just i just want to break anything or make anything disappear or anything like that. Wow yeah you're gonna do the magic wall in your own special way. Abby hoping that. I have one last question you and everybody else in political journalism. Npr cnn everywhere has been spending a lot of late nights of late starting with the election going through the next impeachment. Do you a secret for staying awake. I eat a lot of candy really. That's the secret i mean. That's what i do secret. That's what i do. I eat a lot of like sugary thing. Unite on favorite candy. Free snacks fruit. Snacks are not candy. Fruit snack one hundred percent juice. That's what i tell myself but it's mostly you ever eat anything that turns your tongue funny color and then you've got a problem. Wouldn't go on camera has not happened yet. Stay away from atomic fireballs. They've they do. It lasts for hours right now. That you've said that abbey. Philip is a pleasure to talk to you. We have invited. You hear this time though to play a game we're calling outside politics you host inside politics now. We thought we'd ask you about outside politics. That is politics in the animal kingdom. Answer two questions out of three correctly when our price whenever listeners. The voice of their choice in their answering machine. Bill who is abby philip playing for the pet ab- to loose france is your first question. Beehives are very organized. We all know that. You have your queens. Your drones your workers. Your warriors beehives. Also have what a bar. Bouncers be spiritual guides or see chauffeur's i wanna ask you are right. Far bounces turns out. I didn't know this. A notorious for getting drunk on fermented nectar and so high there will be certain bees whose job it is to stand at the entrance and keep the drunk bs from going inside all right next question. Chickens have a pecking order. Obviously now sometimes a rooster will challenge the human for dominance over the chicken coop. So what does modern farmer dot com suggests the human due to show the rooster. That he or she is boss. A crow like a rooster through an amplifier because volume always wins. Be just put on a rooster suit. Get down in the dirt and get ready to rumble or see just eat. It know what i want to answer. But i'm going to go with a it was actually just eat it. Okay yeah. I was apparently sometimes. If you grab the russert hold it down on the ground that can establish dominance but when that doesn't work to quote modern farmer.
"abby" Discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
"Here is your first quote. Everyone's entitled to a mulligan once in a while that was senator. Mike lee of utah. Perhaps showing his hand is what solemn preceding began in the senate impeachment. Yes or these second. Impeachment of donald trump house manages presented video of trump and the rioters incited that was so compelling republicans had to literally look away. just senator. josh. Hawley was seen ignoring the presentations and just going through paperwork instead. What a disgrace said a million people who have spent every minute of every zoom meeting for the past year scrolling instagram. Oh come on now who hasn't incited a riot in an attack on the capital. It could happen to anybody. wouldn't move. That is pretty much taken by republicans. Some of whom are performative. -ly ignoring the evidence. In addition to josh hawley senator rick scott was seen over the course of the two days of evidence. This is true. He was filling in the country's on a blank map of asia. It's so nice that even after reaching his high office he's still working on getting his elementary school degree. Yeah yeah he had some work. That was missing. Found the whole thing so educational really hustle paula. I had no idea that nebraskan. we're such judicial thinker. I didn't yes now. You are referring. Of course to the breakout star of day one. That was trump lawyer bruce. Castor who gave a speech summary andering including calling nebraska for some reason a quote judicial thinking. Place that even rudy giuliani thought. What the hell is this guy talking about you know. Trump was in trouble when castor started his speech by saying ladies and gentlemen what is impeachment and then waited for someone to tell him. He was just lost in his suit. You did you know. I mean it. Looks like he lost like forty pounds but never had the suit. Take in which i mean. I applaud him for losing the weight. But holy smokes. Apparently he lost it that day. He heard the opening arguments of the other side. And just the pounds fellow and now the second and third days of the trial. The democrats showed much more video evidence including new security video. We had never seen it of the capital siege including footage. That showed mitt romney running so fast from the rioters that one of his hairs almost moved real. Romney runs like an olympic sprinter. While in another video chuck schumer is seemed to run like an olympic. Schumer oh you did look fairly athletic. When he you know he kicked it in he just he found a strident was gone. Straight ran like they were taxes. Coming alright any. Here is your next quote dammit. Double up. that was epidemiologist. Eric fagel ding talking about new advice. We got from the cdc this week telling us all to double up on our. What masks. yes that's right. Cdc recommends everybody should wear masks at once one to cover your mouth and nose and one to hide your face in case you attack the capital but and this is true you might think will tuesday good threes better. No three masks is bad. Because your air can't pass through it so it goes out the signs and defeats the purpose of the mask. So was better than one. But three is worse than two and eight is better than three because you suffocate. Which at least means you won't get cove. It is the good doctor aware. That half of the country isn't wearing one mass. Well shoot for two. Isn't he aiming a little high. Has not been to florida texas arizona the dakotas and on and on and on i. It's possible that they're only saying this. So maybe the idiots who refuse to wear a mask as a form of rebellion will. Now try to rebel by wearing just one masks so at least you're like you're trying to get the american average up to one. Maybe yeah it's like when you set your alarm clock for an hour before you need to leave for where you're going. If you sleep in the eventually you'll get up and go. Yeah right which means that. You got fifteen minutes right now. One problem with double masks is it might double your mask knee. Which is a real problem. That's rashes and pimples in your chin caused by constantly wearing a mask while it's either that or it's that we're all using the pandemic as an excuse to gorge ourselves and chocolate anabolic steroids. I wonder what happens if you tell a nurse about your mask. Ni like crimea river. I've been wearing these masks since before dependent. What do they do. Don't healthcare workers. They've been wearing these all the time. So can't we just find out what they do for mask. The apparently they're solution. Is you have to wash your mask regularly. Or who cares you wearing a mask. No one's gonna see. Maybe they're only wearing it because they already had You know all right here is your last quote. Why are people so dang obsessed with it. That was national geographic. Talking about the recent pileup of space probes. Arriving wear well. I we get the there. We yes it is. Mars you guessed correctly probes. Three different space probes of either arrived or will be arriving at mars. Just this month is one from china. One from the usa and one from the united arab emirates are you a either is actually traffic on the way to mars the real space race. It turns out just getting a parking spot. Yeah makes you think that they that they found something. They're not really telling the rest of us about right. Yeah well what's interesting to me is The you a night of the emirates first arab country ever to do it has sent a probe to mars. It has just arrived in orbit now. They of course are the same people who convinced like the international jet set to come to dubai so that means that mars will soon be the next pretentious destination. Somebody spent a week there and for the rest of their life. They'll be like well. We pronounce it marthe. When you think of dubai. it's they probably got the best shot at at being able to settle mars because look where they built that city. Yeah it's not going to bank of sand with no freshwater. Plus don't they have the tallest building in the woods. Dubai bridge make the elevator go three more floors practically. They're right. I think it just shows how little we trust each other as countries when one government goes to mars and says there's absolutely nothing there and they're like don't believe upset in the countries like it is barren. There's nothing but dust you're holding out on me. I'm sending bill. How did any do in our quiz. Eddie's champion congratulations emmy took guys. Thank you so much for plane any and keep up the good work. Hopefully it'll be over soon. Bye.
How To Steal Back Your Identity
"The greatest betrayal of abbey. Ellen's life began with a newspaper assignment. I was reading a story about detox diets. And i need to quote an expert and someone suggested this guy. Abby is a journalist and the author of duped a book about this fateful interview and the bizarre life altering aftermath and so i quoted him Actually it was in the new york times called a fact check. I said are you still in florida and he said no. I'm in the navy now i rejoined. I'm opening up a hospital for kids with cancer in iraq and afghanistan. And i said that's awesome. I want to write about that. Keep me posted and so he sort of did so. We'd never met in person until all why a later that when he finally was coming to new york city where i was living because he had to give a big talk at the un clearly and so he came to do is talk of the un and we went to dinner six months later abbey and this man who she calls the commander were engaged. They moved in together in dc. Well he worked at the pentagon. Abby went to grad school for international relations. But the more time she spent with the commander the more abby sense to something just wasn't quite right. What i made you suspicious. Me told me he had met his first. The first ex wife who's really his second ex wife but his first when he rescued her when she was held hostage in iran. And i said the age didn't add up. I said when we in iran he said oh it was a secret mission. You wouldn't have heard about it really well. And then i thought okay the someone has to do these jobs like better better. Decoy this nerdy asthmatic. Doctor you know like like why not and then. He told me that he worked at guantanamo as the medical director which he did that was part of the problem is that he kind of mixed fiction and fact together and one of his patients was a very wanted terrorist named osama bin laden. And i said that is impossible. And he said the president doesn't know and then i got like all you know. Carrie mathison a homeland. Like god. who's the jihadist. And who's not and who knows what it was. I was gasoline making myself crazy. Suddenly abby found herself using her reporting skills to investigate her own fiance she talked to professors about whether the commanders impressive stories could even be possible. Never like yeah. That's the possible. The final straw was when we went out to dinner with my parents. And we had brussel sprouts and he raved about the brussels sprouts and when we got out he said that meal was awful and i said why did you lie. And he said. I wanted to make them feel better. And that's when. I said you know what i'm out. There's no need to lie about something like okay. So so he was treating been logging and the president to know about it but it was. The brussels sprouts praised that gave him away in the end. I knew they weren't good but more than that. He admitted that he had lied. He said i wanted to make them feel good. And i thought you lie so beautifully which has flowed out of him. If you could lie about that you could lie about anything when you finally did confront him. How did he react to that. Well i left him. I said i'm out. So i never talk to him again. And i didn't find out until a year and a half later that he in fact had been stealing identities and when he was a drug addict. And i got a call from ncis and they said you know there's a doctor who's been writing prescriptions for vicodin and he's been using a bunch of people's names and identities and you're one of the people. Do you know this guy. Do you ever prescription. And i said well. No 'cause i prefer valium and so of course but anyway so he went to jail to make a statement against him. I just started researching all this stuff about this guy. Heaven the guy you're about to marry steal your identity is obviously different than casey's going through but it actually has a lot more in common with her situation than you might think abbas wrestled with the kind of psychological trauma that really defines any breach of trust. And she understands the obsession. That's now leading. Casey to work twenty hour weekends on her case. So you're in this kind of like luminol space of you may be probably sort of know them. But you don't know and you're not sure if you're ever gonna find out right. Can you kind of describe where you are with all this well. I kind of actually have this idea that i might want to sort of help other victims by maybe writing a book about the experience. I guess what i'm trying to do. Is you know sort of gather information about how other people handled it and how they move forward with their lives. But i don't necessarily want focus too much on our case. Because i feel like it's not mentally healthy evian. You've seen more people get duped and cope with getting duped than the next by by a long shot. So i'm curious to hear sort of your take on. What's the most interesting thing to me is. When i was reading the book was a how many people i spoke to. Who had been duped and most people didn't wanna talk about it or use their real name because everybody felt completely humiliated. So when you talk about writing a book to help people and what i tried to do anyway is at least make people feel less stupid. And if you're gonna feel stupid that's okay because everybody's stupid then
How Internet Artist Ali Spagnola Became Accidentally Bitcoin Rich
"Did you get accidentally bitcoin rich well without going into the intricacies of this project i had i basically was doing his art thing where people would donate to me. I didn't take payments but they people could contribute to the project if they wanted and one guy was like. Hey i'm gonna pay you and bitcoin. And i'm like what is that. I don't have time to sign up for. Can you just not like no. It's really cool. You should definitely try it. And it's totally safe and awesome. And i was like fine. Whatever i looked into it signed up. He sent me the fifty dollars in bitcoin and that was the end of my bitcoin story. Except that i. It's now in the news and i was like I should go look that up. It's trending rich people like that aren't as intuitive as you guys are in yet now it said well. It was at the time of filming my video. It hit forty thousand dollars. I need to take a moment and congratulate you on something that a tremendous amount of people don't do in that is keep track of your wallet like the fact that up the fact that you did this like flippantly and like whatever sure. Some bitcoin abby. I don't care back then and then you were able to access it now. As a is a is a tremendous testament to your ability to do normal things but like for some reason people don't they're they're capable of doing this. It's very difficult to believe. Remember passwords keep track of their wallets on forth. So kudos to you for actually still having thank you. There are so many stories out there are people like losing millions because they just don't know their log in or whatever i feel like i'm the antidote to that lucky this forget it gory never gonna get it like. How can people remember like certain things and just totally. Forget a money password like this blows my i. If people ask your social security number you can rattle it off like it's like just you know like you're born with the instinct jewel knowledge of your social security number or a password to money. People are like fuck it whatever. Need this you guys. Have your keys committed to memory. Oh no absolutely not well. That's like a we have. We have access to the keys committed to memory. But that's the amount of data security engineer. I have the most i have the weirdest like methodologies for accessing all my crypto that i i don't recommend other people do because i spend my life thinking about this
Biting the hands that would feed: Ethiopia
"Humanitarian crisis is unfolding in ethiopia's northern region of tigray. The turmoil began in november when civil war broke out between the federal government and regional forces led by the tigray people's liberation front or teepee aleph within weeks troops had entered the regional capital of mckelway and prime minister abe committed declared victory but the fighting continued. Thousands have died in the conflict and more than two million civilians have been driven from their homes. Some sixty thousand fled to neighboring sudan now. The threat of starvation looms most of the regions. Roughly six million people have been without adequate food water or medicine. For weeks. ethiopia's tigray region is facing an alarming -tarian crisis. Basically because aid workers are not able to get essential supplies to those who are affected by the war which is essentially the entire population of the region. The vast majority. Tom gardner is abba correspondent a top regional official and that's one appointed by abby himself. He told aid workers a private meeting on january. The eighth that hundreds of thousands might starve. Meanwhile a western diplomat told me we could have a million dead there in a couple of months if humanitarian access is in opened up significantly urgently. And what is daily life like in tigray right now outside of michaela the regional capital where things are marginally better banks closed. Markets have stop shops shuttered. Fuel is run out. That's been the case. Since the war began really in early november. Last year i met one man who fled from tigray to addis ababa and he said to me even if you have the money you don't have a bank if you have grain you don't have a mill if you have mill you don't have power and that seems to be pretty representative from the accounts. We're hearing on top of that. Hospitals are running. mt hospital. staff have not been paid since october according to medicine some volunteer doctors without borders. You've had more access than most every hospital. They've been into they found entirely looted. All of this is just the knock on effects of the conflict and tigray which it sounds is still going on right so the war began in the start of november. It was the culmination of long standing. Tensions between the which ran the region and for thirty years was the dominant force in the federal government. In addis ababa the capital as well until two thousand and one thousand nine when they were pushed out following mass protests and replaced by abby half mad prime minister the abbey and the pilaf simmered for two years before rupturing eventually towards the end of last year. More than two months later. The left appears to be in. Disarray is being ousted from the regional capital and it's waging something akin to an insurgency in the countryside now it's troops control of the countryside particularly in the center of the region. It doesn't control major towns its leaders including the ousted. President have been essentially a well. We haven't heard from them for over a month. And some of the founding members of the been captured or shot dead so the fighting continues especially in central tigray but the prime minister. I be met. He believes it's only a matter of time now before the rest of what he calls. The gender are captured or killed but this whole conflict was the result of the federal government looking to take control of restive region. Now they have arrested region where the humanitarian crisis. What are they doing about. That does with dispute these accounts all the humanitarian crisis earlier this week. A spokesman for the federal disaster management agency said in an interview that there is no starvation in ethiopia alec baldwin. Dr a couple of days ago the federal ministry of peace claimed it was distributing a to almost two million citizens northern ethiopia. And the minister of peace told me that even reaching central tigray which is live under the control of forces so that seems implausible. I mean our forces regularly attack military convoys so it's impossible for the government to deliver supplies safely and then on the other hand emergency supplies being delivered by the un and international ngos. They can't get into these areas either because they're not allowed by the army which controls access an agreement that the un signed last month with the federal government which was supposed to allow them and allow aid groups to travel freely throughout the region. That's basically not been honored for. Un staff was shorter and detained last month. For entering areas which senior government official later said they were not supposed to go and an points to the key question. Here which is is the government being deliberately obstructive and a lot of people in the diplomatic and humanitarian community. Recommended is one u. n. Diplomat told me that the lack of humanitarian access is part and parcel of the war campaign.
Maine group launches campaign to put universal health care on the ballot
"The way across the country on the East Coast. Main health care activists also are mounting an effort to pass universal health care legislation. Lily bulky reports the group mean help Your action is launching a campaign to get universal health care on the state ballot in 2022. Instead of proposing a specific bill, the initiative would direct the Maine Legislature to draft and enact a universal health care plan by 2024 research. Indicates most Americans think the government has a responsibility to provide health coverage for all and an exit polls from CNN in last two of primaries. Nearly 70% of Mainers said they supported Universal Government plan over private insurance. Abby writer with Main Healthcare Action says the economic crisis caused by the pandemic has made it a critical time to act. Our Legislature has seen multiple universal health care bills get to the floor, but then just not go any further, So we a major element that was Missing was the voice of the people, she points. The economic research that shows universal coverage would save means health care system money and keep rural hospitals afloat. Hospital closures in recent years have meant people who don't live in southern Maine or urban areas often have to travel far to receive care. Brighter notes that mean has one of the highest senior populations in the nation and one of the highest poverty levels, she says. It's crucial to find a way to cover people who are uninsured or underinsured in the pandemic has spotlighted the risks of having insurance tied. To employment, roughly 30% of Maine residents. Their insurance comes through their their workplace, and obviously they've lost insurance. If they've lost their job right, who says she has faith? The Legislature will take on universal health care with some additional public pressure, she adds. The campaign is in its early stages, recruiting volunteers and preparing to gather signatures
More rain, mountain snow and river flooding on the way for Western Washington
"Storm system impact in western Washington, and this is another one. That reminds us the importance of understanding microclimates and precision. Understanding the various terrain around western Washington. Not everyone is going to be experiencing the same kind of weather tomorrow. I'm here to break down all of the factors for you. Tomorrow afternoon through Wednesday morning, we're gearing up for the possibility for more moderate to heavy mountain snow. In addition, there's going to be some strong winds that could possibly produce him damages or perhaps even some power outages. But in general, those powerful winds, with the exception rather than the rule mostly focused Up toward the northwest interior, the San Juans and the northern coastline elsewhere across the greater Seattle area. It will simply be remembered as a typical winter day Cloudy sky, some scattered rain and breezy conditions. We're not expecting any new flooding issues associated with this next storm can't rule out perhaps a localized urban flooding event, But once more in general, we're not giving up for widespread flooding. Young, the existing flooding. It's happening along just a couple of rivers. Still, though, we will have to monitor the threat, ongoing risk for mudflows, landslides and avalanches. So stick with us as we bring you the latest on all of that So are active weather today is finally starting to stabilize as tonight's weather maker pushes off toward the East and now all eyes out on our next weather maker for tomorrow that's continuing to develop off in the Pacific. This is going to be responsible for a lowland rain mountain snow and localized winds. We still have those flood warnings on going for the show. Hey, list River above Grand Mound and it Porter and these warnings are expected to stay in effect through mid week. We also have this flood warning for this good comics river. Moderate flooding is happening. It's also in the forecast along the shore Hairless River. Minor flooding is happening, and it's expected to continue, at least for the next day and possibly beyond. Future cast calling for drier skies into early tomorrow morning, with the exception to the cows to the Olympic Peninsula, where we're gearing up for that next round of heavy rain, it's out along the Olympics Southwest interior. They will truly get hammered by heavy rain. Meanwhile, here into mid day, most of us are staying dry. So this is going tol ramp up as we go into about three o'clock mountain snow will start to form. We'll be dealing with more of that rain filling in for the I five corridor out along the coast to you Look for the bright colors on the map here in a six o'clock, that's where we could be looking at some excessive rainfall wanted two inches of rain in the forecast there. That's not helping the risk for landslides at all into midnight tomorrow, maintaining the risk for some mountain snow, a bit of lowland rain and finally into Wednesday morning. We try things out Wednesday Thursday going for dry skies. So my friends were managing just one more day of some scattered rain around here. It could be breezy, making tips feel cooler, so dress accordingly. He could track our winds, precept and much war by downloading our free Cos weather app. We will get to enjoy a few sun breaks on Wednesday and full on sunshine by Thursday from start to the finish. Let's hope with our next weather maker. Set to arrive by Friday. Thank you, Abby.
2nd COVID field hospital in Massachusetts to open at UMass Lowell on Monday amid coronavirus surge
"Holiday search. Another field hospital ready to go here in Massachusetts, the rec center AU Muscles East campus. Is normally a spot for pickup basketball games. But right now it's full of hospital beds and medical equipment. Dudley Abby is the VP of hospitality and support services for Circle health. He had a bit of experience setting up a field hospital here back in the spring. We did create the pods in such a way that just more privacy this time we have curtains that they can end up closing in between. Right now. There's enough staff for 14 of the 54 beds that are currently set up, although they can surge to 77 in total, if necessary. Whatever the need may be, W and his team are ready. You put your heart and soul into taking care of patients, and you're called upon in a pandemic to do it. I mean, that's why you signed up in the first place that she were WBZ. Boston's news radio
"abby" Discussed on Design Matters with Debbie Millman
"To this very special. Episode of design matters the near state writers institute and the university at albany speakers. Series thank you. You're so played into being very excited to yard very excited to meet you too and my wife. Roxanne gay says hi. She's fans of both of you as well rate absolutely amazing together all of it everything that you really follow everything. Thank you glennon. I like to start by reading an excerpt from your latest book untamed. Which as of this interview has been on the new york times bestseller list for twenty eight weeks. Congratulations that is quite a feat. So i'd like to sit a stage for what am about to read for our listeners read large librarians dinner with a group of other prominent. You're there to talk about the launch of your upcoming book. Love her which recount your then. As i mentioned husband's infidelity and subsequent attempts at reconciliation and forgiveness. And there you are at this dinner sitting in your assigned seat despite your talent for public speaking. You don't like small talk and sitting in your seat about to eat a salad. Here is the excerpt as i'm reaching addressing. The children's book lady looks over at the door. I look over to. Suddenly a woman is standing there. Where nothingness used to be. She takes up the entire doorway the entire room the entire universe. She has short hair platinum on top shaved on the sides. She's wearing a long trench coat. A red scarf a warm half smile. Cool steel confidence. She stands there for a moment taking inventory of the room. I stare at her and then take inventory of my entire life. My whole being says there she is then. I lose control of my body. I stand up in. Open my arms wide. She looks over cocks. Her head to the side raises her eyebrows. Smiles at me. Fuck fuck fuck. Why am i standing. Why are my arms open. Oh my god what am i doing. I sit back down. She walks around the table and shakes hands with everyone when she gets to me. I stand up again. turn around face. her i'm abby. She says. I ask if i can hug her. Because what if this is the only chance she smiles and opens her arms. Then the smell. That will become home to me. Skin like powder and fabric softener blended with the will of her coat and her cologne and something that smelled like air like outdoors like crisp sky like a baby and a woman and a man and the whole world. The only seat left is at the far end of the table. So she walks away from me and sits down abby. My first question is t you tell us about your experience in that moment when you first met glennon what did you feel what did you think what did you experience with that hug. Tell us everything will leaving us. This event I usually like to see who's going to be at the event kind of pick out. The person was talk to the most straight and at the time. I was really struggling to figure out what i was. Gonna write in my book and part glennon sore. Her backstory was mashing. Mike current store at the time. So i kind of knew that there was made you get beat a person that i'd be able to connect with and when i got into the room and she stood up. She didn't write this in in the book but she actually ended up doing a little bit so nobody else stood up. So this is. This is most supreme awkward moment in all of awkward moments so because she stood up it kind of forced my hand in having to walk around the whole table to her because there again i felt bad right But as soon as i got to her There was something that was that was happening in a couldn't pinpoint the time you know. She asked if we could hug. We hugged and sat down and then throughout the entire dinner. I just felt so annoyed. I was not sitting right next to her curious about what the energy was happening. And then as the dinner on. I kept building a building and then We got literally three or four minutes to walk from that back room to the dais to the stage where we were gonna go. Try to sell our books to the library of america and it was an energy between us that was definitely both ways. You know schuman's many years sober. I was dealing with trying to get sober at the time. I was like a month sober and so i thought maybe our relationship would be based in sobriety and that she was made to get her mentor me through might early sobriety days and then you know i heard her speak and that is what changed it all for me on. If you've ever heard glennon speak it's hard not to fall in love with her and it's hard not to listen and cry and laugh within seconds so though that initial moment for me might not have been there. She is like she experienced. It definitely happened throughout the rest of that night. And i went home. I read love warrior. It was funny because the way love where the marriage redemptions like she figures it out with cragg in the end and at the end. I was like what i like at three o'clock in the morning. I like shot. The broken nose like can't be that on a stage. He wasn't line so my experience. Now i know that the very next time you met in person which was several months later you had both untangled yourselves from your previous marriages so you could be together but you did this before you even kissed for the first time and so in reading forward and reading wolfpack in reading untamed. There's there's not a lot of detail in those months. So i'm wondering if you can share just a little bit about how you started to move to threaten your lives together at that point so the wild thing is not just we had never kissed we had never been in the same room again freight until we both. We can tell that hotel room right. This isn't even in the book. But at the event abby having assistant to was dear french abbas assisted was watching from there was a thousand librarians in the hall that we were in and she watching me speak and she was watching. Abby react to me speaking so abby was kind of tearing up being very emotional and her assistant understood that audience with your very hard time at that point with sobriety. The assistant came up to me at the end of the event. Handed me her card and said. I don't know what's happening tonight. But i've never seen abby like this. And i just feel like she needs you in her life. Mrs unbeknownst to me i have no idea but my sister and i was stunned but i was also like well that makes two of us lady i that i should be an obviously the A few days later. I was just stunned by this experience for days. A few days later. I wrote an email to abby about sobriety about my experience early sobriety and i sent it to the assistant. Because i didn't know early surprise. Should i even be reaching out to her idaho. I said if you think that this is a good thing for her to read senate your. That's how we started emailing so than the assistant sent it to abby abby. Email me back. We ended up just writing to each other every single day. Just writing writing writing writing eventually. Abby later on put together all of our.
"abby" Discussed on Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew
"True and beautiful life that we can possibly live and we live at out I do think that. The Kingdom of Earth's the kingdom does come down to Earth on some. Sundays. I think you both talk about a lot separately and in the same conversations is identity. Glen I think you talk about a lot in your book abby you've talked about with sports and just in your book as well. I know from my personal experience with athletics. My identity was wrapped up in whatever the world wanted to tell me I was I was just the gymnast I was just the metal nothing else. They told me what I could wear how could talk how I could act who I should hang out with all of it. Glenn you've talked a lot about the identity that you got caught up in with your husband in the church and even going as far as like eating disorders in having an image tied to it. I'm curious how your relationship has helped that working through both identities in world stigmas because I know, one of the greatest things ever happened to me was finding Andrew because I was wrapped up an identity that I didn't know how to get out of and he saw something different when the doors were closed and I could Kinda let that guard down and he helps me kind of heal through that and become. Who I was and I'm curious if you guys have. Gone through that together or healed outside of it and. I don't know like flourished each other. Andrew Good. Familiar.
"abby" Discussed on The Official The Last of Us Podcast
"Does, she have hope. Is Abby have hope. Yes. Yes there is hope. I mean what's crazy is what you're seeing. Elliott go through. is, everything. Abby went through. There would be a period where she wouldn't see that everything was her fault. She would think like. This is on. This is on Joel. This is on. Owen I you know getting pregnant. This is for this is on L.. E. For coming back after we let her live. How dare she and then finally coming to the reality of this is on me. This is this is based on my actions. I'm the one that's at this motion. And finding up peace with that. If there can be. I think love certainly. Helps her see. A possibility that. She can forgive herself. And Find Redemption in whatever way she can. And that's. One of the reasons, it's so important. He so important to her. I can find redemption through. To keeping this kid alive. She's. Come on. fucking people. You're my people. We're GONNA have to fight to get out of this. Then I need you to show us those.
"abby" Discussed on The Official The Last of Us Podcast
"We talked to Hallie about PTSD, and how it it touches on that in a very real way and I'm curious as a performer. On lock that and then put it back again. kind of dealing with such a brutal world you know. As characters say in the game. They call abby of a piece of shit. How do you play that character? Do you tap into that? But then also let it go when you need to be a decent human being. Some of it sticks with you. To that end. I think that's that's exactly what they have to do. In that world, everybody has to be able to instantly put on and take off the brutal hat because he can't constantly live as a killer. Right you don't. You do these heinous things, and then you go and you have a drink with your buddies. I think to Abbey and anybody. Really that is you know somebody on the front lines in this kind of a situation. They have to be somebody. That can turn that switch off themselves and just. Move like a machine. So it it does it, it haunts you just a little bit coming off those kind of days I, certainly you know. Doing scenes like finding my dad or Finding, a win! Those were all kind of days back to back, and I was full for a few a few days afterwards because you have so much. Emotion just pouring out of you and you have. Your body doesn't realize that you're acting. Know you create those emotions in yourself, and then they're just there. and. And you just Kinda have to deal with it until they. They find a way out again. Related to finding a way out or finding humanity, and Ptsd Abby relives these moments of Walking into the hospital, the operating room and seeing her Dad Dad there. And, we see that moment. it happened, and we see it and Abbey's dreams. In one of those moments is abby in that hospital walking through the corridor? And then seeing are in love and kind of what happens to them if she does nothing. And I'm curious to get your take on. Abbey's decision to save. Them in what that means to her and what it means to her matt moment in Ny. She decides to act verses letting that be a thing that she kind of sheds off because it's just part of life for her. It's that that's premeditated ray. That's a everything else is about survival. To sit back and know that they're just gonNA suffer. That's something different, so why this time? Why then did she need to? Go back for them especially for Yarra, she she puts it all on the line for your to ultimately have her. Die Right. Why does that do that, you know. Coming off that dream coming off the realization of where she was at that point in her life, which is exactly where Levin Yar our. Age wise coming off of having just really been a pretty shitty human. After everything with the just happened with Owen I think that. That moment of going. I can't. I can't live with myself if I. IF I don't go, do something you know at least try. a huge is a huge turning point for abby. Do. You think she succeeds..
"abby" Discussed on The Official The Last of Us Podcast
"Happy. And so I'm curious. What Abby thought happiness could be in that moment when Owen tries to connect with her because she has killed Joel to recognize. That's not the end all solution. revenge won't bring them back kind of lesson Can't she be happy? because she doesn't deserve it. You know that's. Like he can say, you're allowed to be happy, but. After, the sins committed, I don't think she thinks she can. She can do that. But you know. The loss of her dad, which you know in all the. Scenes, you get with him. You understand like what a bright spot he was, and how positive he was, and you know I. Think her time with the firefly's really even though she hadn't experienced life before. She still had them saying there's hope right? That's what they meant. There's hope that this won't last forever and there will be a piece coming. And when that's taken away. I think a lot. I think our hope died. You know and I? Don't think she. She fully understands what even that means anymore..
"abby" Discussed on The Official The Last of Us Podcast
"Men have to look specific way. Everyone is expected to wear traditional dress. They have their traditions beliefs, and it very much is a I wouldn't like I would go as far to say well. I will go as far to say a religious cults, and that is something that I had experience with growing up in my life. In a very conservative restrictive religion so I, kind of have a similar experience where lev has to break free of his, you know restrictive upbringing because of his identity, and who he is, he just can't bear to live. In a anymore, and so even though it puts him at the risk of death, and all of his loved ones in a dangerous situation, he just has to be true himself, and so he shaves off all of his hair, and it actually is a really really meaningful moment in the game to me. Where asks? Do you talk about it. Did you hear what they called me? Yeah! Do you want to ask you? Do. You want about it. Now. And then they just you know they don't really talk about it. It is something that is so deeply personal to live. He's probably coming to terms with a crisis of faith, which is something that I went through as well. Being like has everything that I was raised to believe wrong like now. What does this mean if people that I loved and cared about the most are now turned against me because if me just. Just trying to be happy, and just you know trying to be true to myself, so I think love does really struggle with that internally and eventually comes to a place of realizing that he has to you know put himself I and his his loved ones I and when he tries to go back for his mother, you know it, it doesn't go well. Just, try talking to her. She just kept going. And I think that's kind of the breaking point for him. Realizing like Oh, I can't say you've everyone that I want to save. So I have to save myself. I have to save the people that are with me. I think it was very interesting to have. Especially with love and your characters, who grew up in a belief system and grew up in cloistered belief system, and you know there's a scene in the aquarium when? Are Looking for. where Abby is showing your lingers on a map of the west coast of the United. States. Where is Santa, Barbara. In California. Where California. Okay, so look. This is Seattle and. This is Santa Barbara and yours is okay, but where we are island. And then abby points again to Seattle. So far. And it's the first time that you are a realizes how big the world is you? She has no concept that there's so much out there that abby has traveled so far. And there's something very interesting to that. insular isolated life so whereas the WF you may not agree with your position, but you know we still have in game dialogue where characters are vaguely talking about reading Harry Potter and taking their kids to school, and and it's very. They seem aware of the past you know. Levin Yara have no concept of the old quote. Unquote old world, so I think that was a really lovely opportunity. We wanted to not point fingers at anyone religion right so in talking about religious extremism. We certainly didn't want to single out anybody so the. Easiest tack I think for us was to create a religion and to create a religion that felt very much. Over this world just in terms of. How religion can evolve and change as generations move through it, and how the original intentions of somebody you know, if like everybody grows and changes, and sometimes it becomes corrupted..
"abby" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5
"Was named Abby after Abby world my second dog was white the little black spots around his eyes Ziggy Stardust so he became Ziggy and my third dog is just a ball of fluff who learned at a big football games and my son's name him fluffy which you know you want to feel or mass going around the hydrant but when the flow when you're a fluffy were you going to do but he carries it well like Rod Stewart saying he wears it well Lynn is in gives town under Jersey one one point five highland Hey how you doing tonight I'm good how you doing I'm doing great just got out of work and done for the night for you home safe and sound yes Sir we work I'm a liquor store hello good ever you know you're the perfect place you go all right take a little bit of little bit a whole what do you think maybe any of your work home a little bit of this a little bit of that you know you got to stay in the mood you got it you got to stay on point so if you got to tell you to bring your work home you got to bring your work home you have to know your product so how did you name your dog well I adopted her from a rescue center at the pet smart where I was working at the time and she was about four pounds of the most dejected this sad little creature I had ever seen and all she all she wanted to do was be cuddled okay and she looked like she needed love more than anything I'd ever seen so I named her pie everybody loves hi look at that that's very good that is very good at what's your favorite and my favorite part I have to pick one yeah I'll give god lemon meringue really that's where you went lemon meringue my son my son the pike Eckley like crazy and I mean like whatever where we ever since thanksgiving when all the pies with their I mean the reason we have no leftover dessert he's my son was living on it I love the the chocolate pudding with the whip cream and the banana pudding with the whipped cream like the banana cream pie in the chocolate cream pie but then I'm not a fan no love now I got the fruit one of my wife is like that I got then Roush was in here last week he sang Jersey Christmas any brought me of a look from the little pie shop a Mississippi mud pie and your heat that and you put some whipped cream on it all my god ecstasy and and that was a good bet either thanks for the call to New Jersey one one point five nine days on one ninety five a New Jersey one one point five I dont day our you know you working overtime no you don't open a hardware.
"abby" Discussed on Kickass News
"This is kick ASS news. I'm Ben Mathis. You did not kill your therapist. I'm pretty sure it did. It was actually a really big deal to me. Of course it's not like your child or something I I don't have a child. Thank God thank God. I don't have a child. That was a clip from the new showtime comedy Comedy Series Work in progress. Funny and Uniquely Human Comedy Starring and Co created by Chicago Improv mainstay. Abby mcenaney the show that's loosely based on her life. The self identify startling. Fat Queer Dyke as she copes with obsessive compulsive disorder and tries to find love in the big city while navigating advocating evolving ideas about gender sexuality surviving hostile ladies rooms and trying not to stick her foot in her mouth and today. Abby joins me on the PODCAST to discuss her start in Chicago's Improv scene. How her one woman show got turned into a series for showtime and how she decided to create her own breakout role when no one else would cast her she reveals how Julia Sweeney's Saturday night live character? Pat made her life a living hell for awhile and how she convinced Julia to join the supporting in cast of her show. Abby talks about her perennial problem of getting MIS gendered in the women's restroom. How the fifty one year old sometimes feels like a square in the younger gay in transgender community and why voiding all social media is a matter of life and death for her less I get an education and gender identity? I mispronounce Abbie's name a couple dozen times. And we bond over the power of Gingham to cross all gender lines coming up with abby mcenaney in just a moment the all right let me give you a proper.
"abby" Discussed on Z104
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"abby" Discussed on RobinLynne
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"abby" Discussed on RobinLynne
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