Downtown businesses seek support from consumers and city

BROWNSVILLE — The stories of downtown business owners aren’t all the same, but the goals to keep their doors open as best as they can is the same. “It’s crazy,” said female bodybuilder Sadie Cermeno while showing the inventory at her family’s sporting goods store, El Toro. Cermeno’s family has been hard hit by COVID-19, with the passing of her aunt and with the positive results from her grandparents. Her focus right now is helping her parents turn their…

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Who was Raoul Moat? The Newcastle killer who sparked dramatic manhunt

To the outside world he may have looked like a burly body-building bouncer who was tough both inside and out. But behind Raoul Moat’s hard exterior hid a paranoid, insecure obsessive, say those close to him. The former doorman became Britain’s most wanted fugitive when he went on the run after shooting three people, in July 2010. Moat was eventually cornered by armed police in Rothbury, Northumberland, where he took his own life. But just who was Raoul Moat,…

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Panda couple at western Japan zoo gets special treat for Star Festival

A western Japan zoo on Tuesday celebrated the annual Star Festival by presenting a pair of giant pandas with bamboo decorations and carrots cut to resemble strips of paper with wishes written on them. Male panda Eimei, 27, came out to the enclosure’s play area at Adventure World in Wakayama Prefecture first, and was joined by 19-year-old female panda Rauhin around 10 minutes later. Giant panda Rauhin gets a star-shaped ice block as a gift to mark the Tanabata…

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A Covid-19 survivor’s recipe for an immunity-boosting kadha that helpe…

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 6, 2020 2:23:29 pm Here’s a simple recipe for building your immunity. (Source: Anahita Dhondy/Instagram; designed by Gargi Singh) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been advocating the use of traditional Ayurvedic herbs and spices for building immunity to fight the current health crisis. He has often stressed on the importance home remedies to ward off not just seasonal niggles like cold, cough and flu, but the coronavirus. Which is why,…

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A state in crisis – The Malta Independent

Mark A. Sammut Sunday, 5 July 2020, 10:53 Last update: about 1 day ago The conception of the modern state is based on the idea that those in power aren’t above the law. Despite all the theories and declamations of principle, the temptation’s always there for the powerful to think of themselves as closer to the gods than to lesser mortals. Despite all the checks and balances, the powerful find ways of cheating the system, bending the rules, and…

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A weekend of events – News – Moberly Monitor-Index – Moberly, MO

Items for the Community Calendar may be emailed to nmelton@examiner.net or mailed to: The Examiner, 410 S. Liberty St., Independence, MO 64050, attention Nancy Melton. Also, check the calendar online at examiner.net. NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be changes in the schedules of any of these programs. Be sure to make phone contact or double check the website for each of these events. TODAY Drumm Farm Market, 3210 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, 816-373-3434. The children…

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Cancer Updates, Research and Education on July 2, 2020

From a care team giving a patient with metastatic breast cancer a taste of Paris after a planned trip had to be canceled to a local group of veterans honoring one of their own after a lung cancer diagnosis, here’s what’s making the headlines in the cancer space this week.   The COVID-19 pandemic forced one patient with metastatic breast cancer and her family to cancel a trip to Paris. But, Joan Ann Piper’s cancer care team made plans…

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Robby Robinson Tells All On Experiencing Racism In Pro Bodybuilding

Robby Robinson opens up about his past experiences of racism during his time as a pro bodybuilder. Robby Robinson is an icon in the sport of bodybuilding with an interesting roller coaster ride of a career. While he never won a Mr. Olympia proper – he later returned to the IFBB after a period of being banned and won the MR. Olympia Masters competition. Now long since retired, Robinson sat down with us for a long video conversation where…

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Former Mr. Texas is Transforming the C-Suite

Early one Wednesday evening, I arrived at the nondescript office building complex in North Dallas, where I was to meet bodybuilder and trainer Ali Taktak for a workout at his gym, AFS Premier Fitness. I knew that Mr. Texas 2017 had a reputation for making local executives’ health and fitness dreams come true, and I wanted to know precisely how. Whatever his method, it appeared to work. Before and after transformation photos of high-level clients covered one wall, with…

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Body of Anderson woman found on university property identified by coro…

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a woman found in a vacant building on university property.The woman’s body was found about 5 p.m. Monday in the old Seabrook building on Old Williamston Road, Coroner Greg Shore said. That’s on the property of Anderson University, Shore said.On Tuesday, Chief Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman identified the woman as Kelley Lenore Grover, 43, of Anderson.”The victim appears to have suffered blunt force trauma to the head and was…

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