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01:47 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"Vests. One of them drove off in the band's vehicle, and the other two fled in a dark colored Lexus sedan. The ride Share drivers vehicle has since been recovered. My life has been a story of privilege. That is what Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is saying. Two years after a scandal over a racist yearbook photo. The governor admits to The New York Times that some of his policy accomplishments would have never happened. Had it not been for the 2019 scandal over racist photo on his medical school yearbook page. It's a photo of a man in black face next to another in a Ku Klux Klan robe, and it led to widespread calls for his resignation as the governor claims he still can't remember which are the two figures as him instead of leaving office, the governor went on a listening tour, which he says made him a better person and helped him understand black oppression. Northam also agreed that he is privileged, adding that it's the reason why he wants to level the playing field. Keisha James w. T o P News First students to desegregate of Virginia public school in the 19 fifties are now being recognized for their courage. With the dedication of a new trail. Walking along the Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School, four panels detail the historic moments that led to 4/7 graders. Being the first black students to attend the school. Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deschenes, Lance Newman and Michael Jones were all honored for their courage. During a dedication ceremony. He Leslie Hem Jr. The son of the activists, who helped make it all possible, thank the students in the community for their commitment to change and for all of you who may have come behind us and continue to cherish decency. And importantly, democracy. You make us all very, very proud. Melissa Howell wt opinions. Coming up next in money news. Don't expect a break on your grocery bill. I'm Jeff label..

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

04:04 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"Real beauty right now, Sunshine 69 degrees up to around 80 today. Mm hmm. Good morning. I'm Deborah Feinstein and I'm Mark Lewis with the top local stories we're following at this hour. It has been a tradition in our area for a long time. And this morning we've learned the annual Fourth of July celebration is back on in D. C. And once again, the National Park Service will host the annual Independence Day Fireworks celebration on the National Mall. Mike Litters of the National Park Service. Fireworks were shot off last year, but the public was asked to watch from home, he says. There's Nothing like having the Lincoln Memorial or the capital or the Washington Monument as a backdrop with the fireworks going off. This is really the first event that we've had that marks a step forward as we emerge from the pandemic dialogue can stain w DLP news. Should police back off of making arrests for possession of marijuana or public safety leaders in Montgomery County talked about that possibility. Last night, the commission heard from retired police captain Sonia Pruitt, who said arrests for marijuana are a direct pipeline into what she called the black and brown heavy prison industrial complex. Charges for simple possession of drugs has yielded unnecessary criminal records. On the other side of the coin, Police Sergeant Kate Brewer told the commission. Police get multiple complaints each day. People smoking pot, their community members as well. And I mean, that's a daily call that we get. In Montgomery County. The commission plans to advise the county Council on Policing Matters. Take Uliano w T o P. News. Even though Virginia's new marijuana legalization law goes into effect July 1st. It is not stopping universities from banning pot. Virginia Tech recently cleared the air pot isn't allowed on campus. Even after it's within the law to light up, But if you're off campus smoking or eating it legally, you won't face student code of conduct violations. The Blacksburg school is the first in the Commonwealth to revise its code of conduct in response to legalization. Other universities across the state, like Radford and VCU also plan to keep marijuana banned on campus. According to the Roanoke Times. Back at tech penalties for students who violate policy include academic probation, writing an essay about the incident and meeting with a drug counselor. Bath small W T o P News. 10 05. My life has been a story of privilege. That's what Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is saying. Two years after a scandal over a racist yearbook photo, The governor admits to The New York Times that some of his policy accomplishments would have never happened. Had it not been for the 2019 scandal over racist photo on his medical school yearbook page. It's a photo of a man in black face next to another in a Ku Klux Klan robe. And it led to widespread calls for his resignation as the governor claims he still can't remember which of the two figures is him. Instead of leaving office, the governor went on a listening tour, which he says made him a better person and helped him understand black oppression. Northam also agreed that he is privileged, adding that it's the reason why he wants to level the playing field A Catia James w. T o P News The first students to desegregate a Virginia public school back in the 19 fifties are now being recognized for their courage. With the dedication of a new trail walking along the Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School, four panels detail the historic moments that led to 4/7 graders. Being the first black students to attend the school. Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deschenes, Lance Newman and Michael Jones were honored for their courage. During a dedication ceremony. He Leslie Hem Jr. The son of the activists, who helped make it all possible, thank the students in the community for their commitment to change and for all of you who may have come behind us and continue to cherish decency. And importantly, democracy. You make us all very, very proud. Melissa Howell wt opinion is coming up next. Would help Children's national be named among the best of the best. I'm Kristi King 10.

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:09 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"In a statement, President Biden announced that he will host military families and essential workers on the South Lawn to celebrate and that traditional fireworks will return to the National Mall in D. C this year. Mayor Bowser seems to be on board this morning. She echoed the president's excitement, saying the district will support the White House and hosting the traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebration. The announcement comes just days after D C fully reopened. All right, well, how should police enforced marijuana laws and make sure they're enforced fairly and equitably. Public safety leaders in Montgomery County sat down last night to talk about it. The commission's online public hearing heard from retired Montgomery County Police captain Sonia Pruitt, who said police should stop arresting individuals for marijuana possession. There is no evidence that petty arrests for possession have gilded lower crime rates, while other commission members agree that Police should not be focusing on individuals possessing marijuana. Police Sergeant Kate Brewer wondered what police should do about the multiple complaints that come in each day over marijuana. We still get calls for service, like people are calling 911 or 279 8000 to say somebody outside my apartment complexes. SMOKING weed. Dick Uliano w T. O P News. Marijuana will be legal in Virginia July 1st, but it won't be welcome on college campuses around the state institutions of higher learning across the Commonwealth. Like JMU. You've a in Virginia Tech say they won't tolerate students getting high. There are approaches tied to concerns over a risk of losing federal funding if they violate the drug Free Schools and Communities Act, a law that bans drugs on college campuses and at public schools. But marijuana policy experts tell the Roanoke Times that while there is a threat of federal funds being withdrawn of schools don't have a policy prohibiting drugs on campus. It's never been realized. Matt Small w T O B News from a racist yearbook photo surfacing two years ago to policies focused on racial equity. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was looking back at his journey. Northam says some of his policy accomplishments would have never come about had it not been for the scandal over a racially insensitive photo from his medical school yearbook. Northam claims he still does not know which person he was in the photograph the white man dressed in black face or the one dress in the Ku Klux Klan robe, But he tells the New York Times that the moment was eye opening, and it made him a better educated and more informed person. Northam says Following the scandal, he made it clear to his Cabinet that they were going to take action and work on racial equity. When asked if his story is also one of the men's privileged, Northam agreed, adding, that's the reason he wants to level the playing field. A Catia James W. T. O P News for Virginia for Virginia residents, who were the first to desegregate public school are being honored. The Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy him Middle school has been formally dedicated to honor 4/7 graders. Who desegregated the school. Back in 1959. Local leaders recognized Gloria Thompson, Ronald desk. It's Lance Newman and Michael Jones for their courage and said the new trail is a reminder of the county's ongoing effort to advance equity six decades later. Jones, speaking at the event, said he is proud to see progress is still much work to do..

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:48 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"Traditional Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall is back. We have new information this morning about this year's celebration in the district. In a statement, President Biden announced he'll host military families an essential workers on the South Lawn to celebrate and the traditional fireworks will return to the National Mall. Mayor Bowser seems to be on board this morning. She echoed the president's excitement, saying the district will support the White House in hosting the traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebration. The announcement comes just days after D C fully reopened. Should police back off making arrest for possession of marijuana. Public safety leaders in Montgomery County discussed that possibility last night. The commission heard from retired police captain Sonia Pruitt, who said arrests for marijuana are a direct pipeline into what she called the black and brown heavy prison industrial complex. Charges for simple possession of drugs has yielded unnecessary criminal records. On the other side of the coin, Police Sergeant Kate Brewer told the commission. Police get multiple complaints each day. About people smoking part of their community members as well. And I mean, that's a daily call that we get. In Montgomery County. The commission plans to advise the county Council on Policing Matters. Vehicular liano w T O P News. Virginia's do Marijuana Legalization law goes into effect July 1st. But that's not stopping universities there from banning it. Virginia Tech recently cleared the air Pot isn't allowed on campus even after it's within the law to light up. But if you're off campus smoking or eating it legally, you won't face student code of conduct violations. The Blacksburg school is the first in the Commonwealth to revise its code of conduct in response to legalization. Other universities across the state, like Radford and VCU also plan to keep marijuana banned on campus, according to the Roanoke Times back at tech penalties for students who violate policy Include academic probation, writing an essay about the incident and meeting with a drug counselor, Matt Small w T O P News, saying his life has been a story of privilege. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is reflecting on the scandal of a racist yearbook photo that nearly took him out of office two years ago. The governor admits to The New York Times that some of his policy accomplishments would have never happened. Had it not been for the 2019 scandal over racist photo on his medical school yearbook page. It's a photo of a man in black face next to another in a Ku Klux Klan robe, and it led to widespread calls for his resignation. As the governor claims he still can't remember which of the two figures is him. Instead of leaving office, the governor went on a listening tour, which he says made him a better person and helped him understand black oppression. Northam also agreed that he is privileged, adding that it's the reason why he wants to level the playing field. A Catia James W. T o P. News, the first students to desegregate of Virginia public school back in the 19 fifties are now being recognized for their courage. With the dedication of a new trail. Walking along the Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School, four panels detail the historic moments that led to 4/7 graders. Being the first black students to attend the school. Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deschenes, Lance Newman and Michael Jones were honored for their courage. During a dedication ceremony. He Leslie Hem Jr. The son of the activists, who helped make it all possible, thank the students in the community for their commitment to change and for all of you who may have come behind us and continue to cherish decency. And importantly, democracy. You make us all very, very proud. Melissa Howell. W T o P News coming up after traffic and weather will preview President Biden's meeting with Russia's president tomorrow with Michael O. Hanlon from the Brookings Institution. It's 807 Reliable, efficient, accessible. That's the A P C difference. A PC, a flagship brand of Schneider Electric provides clean battery backup power surge.

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:49 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"John Dome in the top local stories we're following this hour. The search continues this morning for a missing Lord in Virginia Woman. Fairfax County Police suspect foul play. Emily Lu was last seen at a Woodbridge Aldy around eight PM back on Thursday, June 3rd whatever has happened to her. I hope she's fine. Where Hopeful and prayerful that they find her neighbors voiced their concerns to W. T. O P news partner, NBC four Lose boss reached out to police The next day when the 72 year old didn't show up for work. When officers arrived at her home on Davis Lane, they found her car with groceries still inside it. And evidence that Emily Lu may have been harmed and said her home police say they're treating her disappearance and suspicious and ask if you know anything to contact them. Matt Small w T O P. NEWS you can see a picture of Lou at w t o p dot com. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police from a racist yearbook photo surfacing two years ago to policies focused on racial equity. Virginia governor Ralph Northam is looking back at his journey North, Um says some of his policy accomplishments would have never come about had it not been for the scandal over a racially insensitive photo from his medical school yearbook. Northern claims he still does not know which person he was in the photograph the white man dressed in black face or the one dressed in the Ku Klux Klan robe, But he tells the New York Times that the moment was eye opening, and it made him a better educated. And more informed person, Northam says. Following the scandal, he made it clear to his Cabinet that they were going to take action and work on racial equity. When asked if his story is also one of immense privilege, Northam agreed, adding, that's the reason he wants to level the playing field. A case to James W. T O P News, the legacy of four Virginia residents who were the first to desegregate our public school is now being honored. The Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School has been formally dedicated to honor 4/7 graders. Who desegregated the school. Back in 1959. Local leaders recognized Gloria Thompson, Ronald desk. It's Lance Newman and Michael Jones for their courage and said the new trail is a reminder of the county's ongoing effort to advance equity six decades later. Jones, speaking at the event, said he is proud to see progress is still much work to do. However, with Vincent is these we can see in the future. I might add more diverse nation, a nation that provides better justice. True liberty and justice for all. Melissa Howell, w T. O p. NIS. How should police enforce marijuana laws and make sure they're enforced fairly and equitably? Public safety leaders in Montgomery County sat down last night to talk about it. The commission's online public hearing heard from retired Montgomery County Police captain Sonia Pruitt, who said police should stop arresting individuals for marijuana possession. There is no evidence that petty arrests for possession have yielded lower crime rates. While other commission members agreed that police should not be focusing on individuals possessing marijuana, police Sergeant Kate Brewer wondered what police should do about the multiple complaints that come in each day over marijuana. We still get calls for service, like people are calling 911 or 279 8000 to say somebody outside my apartment complexes. Smoking weed. Dick Uliano w T o p news in Virginia While marijuana will soon be legal, some universities are saying not so fast. Virginia Tech recently updated its student could have conduct to make clear marijuana is still banned on campus. Even after July 1st When the state's new legalization law takes effect, Virginia attacked the first major institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth to update a student could have conduct To specifically address the legalization of marijuana in Virginia. The Roanoke Times says some of the state's universities say their codes of conduct don't need updating because they already clearly ban the drug. Other schools are reviewing whether changes are necessary coming up. Will you need a booster for your covid vaccine?.

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:26 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"877 asked l six or three on Tuesday, June 15th 2021. We're at 65 degrees right now, sunshine with temperatures headed up to near 80. Good morning. I'm John Doman and I'm Bruce Allen with the top local stories we're following this hour. The search continues this morning for Lord and woman who went missing earlier this month. She was last seen while grocery shopping back on June. 3rd and police are treating her disappearance as suspicious when Emily Lu didn't report to work on Friday, June 4th, her boss reached out to Fairfax County police later that day, when officers arrived at her Davis Lane home, they found groceries in center car and evidence The 72 year old may have been harmed inside her home. Police suspect foul play is totally out of the ordinary for hopeful and prayerful that they find her neighbor's voice. Their concerns. The W T o P news partner, NBC four newly released video of Emily Lu, checking out at a Woodbridge Aldy, plus a photo of her on w t o p dot com Matt Small w T o P news. If you have any information you're asked to call Fairfax County Police. My life has been a story of privilege. That's what Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is saying. Two years after a scandal over a racist yearbook photo, The governor admits to The New York Times that some of his policy accomplishments would have never happened. Had it not been for the 2019 scandal over racist photo on his medical school yearbook Page. It's a photo of a man in black face next to another in the Ku Klux Klan robe, and it led to widespread calls for his resignation as the governor claims he still can't remember which of the two figures as him. Instead of leaving office, the governor went on a listening tour, which he says made him a better person and helped him understand black oppression. North. Them also agreed that he is privileged, adding that it's the reason why he wants to level the playing field. A Catia James W. T o P. News, the first students to desegregate of Virginia public school back in the fifties are now being recognized for their courage. With the dedication of a new trail. Walking along the Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School, four panels detail the historic moments that led to 4/7 graders. Being the first black students to attend the school. Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deschenes, Lance Newman and Michael Jones were honored for their courage. During a dedication ceremony. He Leslie Hem Jr. The son of the activists, who helped make it all possible, thank the students in the community for their commitment to change and for all of you who may have come behind us and continue to cherish decency. And importantly, democracy. You make us all very, very proud. Melissa Howell w. T. O P News, the Montgomery County Policing Advisory Commission, her testimony last night about whether police should back off making arrests for possession of marijuana. The commission heard from retired police captain Sonia Pruitt, who said arrests for marijuana are a direct pipeline into what she called the black and brown heavy prison industrial complex. Charges for simple possession of drugs has yielded unnecessary criminal Records on the other side of the coin, Police Sergeant Kate Brewer told the commission. Police get multiple complaints each day about people smoking pot, their community members as well. And I mean that's a daily call that we get. In Montgomery County. The commission plans to advise the county Council on Policing Matters, particularly on O w. T O P. News. A lightning strike may have started a fire that displaced a family five from their home in Damascus..

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:44 min | 3 months ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on WTOP

"It's 5 11, now the Frederick County School system. HM. Is looking into a vandalism incident at an elementary school where a racial slur and obscene image were found yesterday morning. The Fredericknewspost says washable sidewalk chalk was used by who average through the images at Whittier Elementary School. It was discovered by a school employee there about seven a.m. yesterday and it was washed off before students another staff could get there. Frederick Police are looking at surveillance cameras in the area as they investigate. If whoever did it is caught, they will face charges, and if it's a Frederick County public school student, they could face further disciplinary action as well. The legacy of four Virginia residents who were the first to desegregated school is now being honored. The Stratford commemorative Trail at Dorothy Ham Middle School has been formally dedicated to honor 4/7 graders who desegregated the school. Back in 1959. Local leaders recognized Gloria Thompson Ronald desk. It's Lance Newman and Michael Jones for their courage. And said the new trail is a reminder of the county's ongoing effort to advance equity six decades later. Jones, speaking at the event, said he is proud to see progress still much work to do. However, with of instances these we can see in the future, I might more diverse nation, a nation that provides better justice. True liberty and justice for all. Melissa Howell. W T O P. NEWS There's a new effort to remove the Confederate statue from the grounds of a courthouse on the Eastern Shore. It was the topic of a video town hall last night. The move the monument Coalition of the Tablet County N double A C P Want the Talbot Boys Monument, moved. US senator from Maryland. Chris Van Holland supports the effort. It's especially It seems to me going that this particular monument on public lands is in front of a courthouse. The monument on the Taliban County Courthouse lawn includes a statue of a soldier holding a Confederate battle flag. A rally supporting the removal is set for Saturday. Juneteenth. Kyle Cooper, w T. O P News, Virginia's governor says some of his policy accomplishments would have never come about if it hadn't been for that 2019 scandal. Over a racist photo on his medical school yearbook page. That's well, Ralph Northam tells The New York Times. The yearbook page from 1984 includes a photo of a man in black face next to another in a Ku Klux Klan robe. That photo led to widespread calls for his resignation. Since the governor says he still can't remember which of the two figures as him instead of leaving office, though he went on a listening tour, which Northern says made him a better person and help him understand black oppression. Asked if his story is also one of the men's privilege North of agreed, adding, That's the reason why he wants to level the playing field. It's 5 13. Would you like to join the 75,000 active and retired civil service, who already have a million dollars plus in their four Oh one K accounts Club mill for short. This is federal news Network senior correspondent Mike Causey. Maybe you work with the TSP millionaire now and that might be your ticket in. There are several ways to do it. You can time or rather try to time the market which tends to fall apart when it comes to actually picking when to buy and want to sell, or you can get lucky lottery winner lucky and good luck with that. Or you can do what most of the smart feds did, and are doing now invest for 25 to 30 years in their thrift savings plan through good times and bad, especially bad when shares are actually on sale or ask the millionaire in your office what he or she did, which is what we did to find out his secret. Check out my millionaires Guide to the TSP column and all our email alerts that federal news network dot com slash alerts. I'm Mike Causey. And good luck. This is the sound.

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum

Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum

01:54 min | 2 years ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum

"You twenty three and me offer ends may thirteenth, folks. But it was it was such a different time. And and the way Tonnison in the game is evolved with the, you know with the equipment and the training, and though the look in everything is just it's been kind of interesting to watch is. So so what happened? I guess your mother had to see something in you because I'm sure she would have sounds like the kind of woman that just would speak her mind if she felt something right? So if you didn't have that certain talent that I thought look she'll let you probably live your dreams, and do whatever you can. But she saw something special because she took you out to California. Well, she did. Yeah. And and turn me over to punch Llosa girl now who educate people, and my girl is was one of my mom's best friends because my mom played the national circuit when she was young. Also in Pancho Segura was from Ecuador's appro from Ecuador, and they became great friends when a along the way in the the forties. So so when when he was was coming through Saint Louis, I was fifteen years old. He came through Saint Louis to to to play a match, and he was doing some some promotion for the for the match coming up. So we went over to him and to say hi to in my mom looks at poncho and says I've got a kid here. You know, this pretty good. My kid am I kid, by the way. Right. Exactly. You know? And now now the first thing I do is go hide behind my mom after that. Why not only are coming out? And it's how many times is the great punch cigar heard that from parents to. But because it was Gloria Thompson, you know, my mom who he knew he says how about this send your kid out to California. He can go to school with my son Spencer who was my age. And and you know, he can he can stay out here in in in play tennis and count. He didn't he didn't cut you off. But he didn't ask you to let see him play right now..

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"gloria thompson" Discussed on The All New Dennis Miller Option

The All New Dennis Miller Option

02:41 min | 2 years ago

"gloria thompson" Discussed on The All New Dennis Miller Option

"And I'm telling you the drag that out of I read that. And I said what a fucked, and you tell me this. And yeah. It's it's not as living in the moment for a Jimmy. I love the fact that glory Connor Jimmy's mom at some point. She must've thought highly upon us Agoura from youth that she would take. She takes you to him for the Yoda thing sorta right? She she in poncho had a special relationship, you know, from from way back in the day, and I was fifteen and Pancho came through Saint Louis to play into some marketing for an exhibition only, and my mom took me over to to see him. And and she wanted to say Hello. So they got talking, and and I was standing with with my mom, and my grandma and looking at all and she looks up to punch us. He goes, you know, my son. Here's got some talent. You know, he's pretty good. You know, now, I'm thinking, oh my God. How how many times has Pancho Segura heard that, you know? But she heard it from Gloria Thompson, you know, that, you know, from back in, you know, the the days of special days when they were growing up in new each other, so well and all that. So she said she said, I'd like for you know, to try to get him to a certain point of of, you know, seeing what he can do in Pancho said send him out to me. And and so I remember going home that night. And my mom said, you know, what do you think would you like to go to California? And I said what times of the plane leave? Let's let's get on it and go do it. You know, I didn't wanna leave my brother. I didn't leave my home. I didn't want to leave my dogs. I'd I did want to do that. But to to get to where in and I was starting to grow a little bit get a little better and improved in. So for me to to try to get him better even to get into college. You know, I needed to make that move and pretty special. Well, I know it's a big leap from Belleville. And when you get outta LA. You're they're very brief time where you do get some home-sickness, right? But then you start driving around getting the lay of the lawyer and his kids at fifteen or six the pivots can happen. Pretty quickly. Go through you. Come back and say, okay. Let's you go from I want wanna go home to. Let's let's stay. Once I got the lay of the land. There was no going staying for sure, you know, growing up where I did was was special. It was and you know, I look back, and and I really like my midwestern upbringing, but but getting to California Dennis was, you know, and Pancho son Spencer is Ilya dear friend today might be cold this morning. And and you know, so I mean, he introduced me to his friends some, you know, some, you know, the empl- Dean Martin junior does your nose junior and in in a whole host of other friends and just kind of took me in right away..

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