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How Texas Saved The French Wine Industry

A French botanist made an adventurous journey across the United States in the 1880s in search of an American grapevine suitable for the vineyard soil back home. France was in the midst of the phylloxera crisis, threatening to destroy all French wine production. A solution was urgently needed. He found it in Texas. In the mid-1860 a vine cutting arrived by ship to the south of France. It brought with it a little nasty bug called the wine louse, of Phylloxera vastatrix. The louse thrives on munching on the roots

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How Texas Saved The French Wine Industry

Kamala Harris resigns Senate seat, poised to become VP

Saying farewell to California, first female, first Black vice president says ‘hello’ to the United States and history. Kamala Harris has resigned her US Senate seat from California and will become the first female and first Black vice president in US history on Wednesday File:Matt Slocum/ AP Photo Kamala Harris has resigned her seat in the United States Senate in preparation for becoming the first female vice president in two days. “Serving as your senator has been an honor,” Harris wrote in an open

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Kamala Harris resigns Senate seat, poised to become VP

Bwoglines: Michelin Dining And Climate Policy Edition

Ferris’ soggy pasta should get a negative Michelin star! Happening in the World: In France, the Michelin Guide is changing the format of its traditional annual awards ceremony by offering a virtual ceremony to the public food community. The revered “stars” will be given to restaurants that were reviewed during the eased European dining restrictions from May-October of 2020 (US News). Happening in the US: In the United States, soon to be President Joe Biden plans to get rid of the Keystone XL pipeline project

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Bwoglines: Michelin Dining And Climate Policy Edition

Brennan Announces Hiring of Doug Lance as Vice President

Brennan Brennan Investment Group Logo (PRNewsFoto/Brennan Investment Group) (PRNewsfoto/Brennan Investment Group) CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Brennan Investment Group, a private real estate investment firm that acquires, develops, and operates industrial facilities throughout the United States, is pleased to announce that Doug Lance has joined the company as Vice President in the Midwest region. Mr. Lance is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities including developments, redevelopments,

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Brennan Announces Hiring of Doug Lance as Vice President

IPD seeking information in Sat. reported armed robbery near Dewitt Park

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Ithaca Police Department is releasing new details about the armed robbery over the weekend. According to IPD, officers responded to a complaint of a robbery around 5:00 p.m. after two victims reported the incident at IPD headquarters. The victims reportedly told police they were inside a home on the 300 block of North Cayuga Street at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 16th. That's when they said multiple unidentified suspects entered the home without permission, and one displayed a firearm.

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IPD seeking information in Sat. reported armed robbery near Dewitt Park

Letter: Help GVCP in calling for peace

You will want to take note of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons that enters into force on Jan. 22. On this historic date, nuclear weapons will be outlawed by international law, just as land mines, cluster munitions, chemical and biological weapons, and poison gas have been. This treaty, adopted by the United Nations, represents the will of 122 nations. The United States, however, is not one of them. Across the country and around the globe, people will celebrate this historic day by hanging banners,

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Letter: Help GVCP in calling for peace

IUP's Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society earns award

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society is one of only 21 chapters in the nation chosen for a Circle of Excellence Platinum Distinction award, the highest commendation a chapter can receive. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. There are 325 chapters at colleges and universities in the United States. IUP’s chapter was founded in 1993 and has 393 members, including alumni. Students

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IUP's Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society earns award

G. Zachary Terwilliger, Most Recent United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Joins Vinson & Elkins as Partner

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- G. Zachary Terwilliger, who most recently served as the Senate-confirmed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA), has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm's Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense practice. Based in V&E's Washington, D.C. office, Terwilliger brings to the firm robust professional experience from several high-level government positions, culminating in his bi-partisan nomination, including not only

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G. Zachary Terwilliger, Most Recent United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Joins Vinson & Elkins as Partner

Wash. DC Under Military, COVID Lockdown for Unique Inauguration

Jan. 19 (UPI) — Amid a global pandemic and the heaviest security of any inauguration in modern American history, President-elect Joe Biden is set to be sworn in Wednesday as the 46th president of the United States. Biden is scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday evening from Delaware and will participate in an Inauguration Eve ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial to honor the 400,000 people in the United States who have died of COVID-19 to date. At about 5:30 p.m. EST, Biden, Harris and their families

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Wash. DC Under Military, COVID Lockdown for Unique Inauguration

Trump supporter who organized buses to DC swears Capitol attack was ‘staged false flag to make us look bad’

Survey: Should Donald Trump be prosecuted after he leaves office? 'The brand is irreparably stained': PR exec sees no demand for any Trump-branded products in the future The View's Sunny Hostin hammers Trump aides for quoting Dr. King after enabling a 'racist president' Trump supporter holds a Confederate flag outside the Senate Chamber. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) "The View" celebrated the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday by discussing race relations in the United States and how

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Trump supporter who organized buses to DC swears Capitol attack was ‘staged false flag to make us look bad’

Governor Whitmer Proclaims January 19 as Day of Racial Healing

Actions AP, 2020 LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer proclaimed January 19, 2021 as the National Day of Racial Healing in Michigan, in conjunction with others throughout the United States. “After the events over the past few weeks, we must take a hard look at the state of rising racial tensions in our country to enact change and begin healing and transformation,” said Governor Whitmer. “We each have a role to play in changing this state and country for the better. So, today I challenge you to

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Governor Whitmer Proclaims January 19 as Day of Racial Healing

Letter: EO's failure to stand up to extremists disappointing

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, incited by the president of the United States, armed insurgents stormed our Capitol while both the Senate and House were in session finalizing the Electoral College count. Trump’s supporters terrorized members of Congress, destroyed and stole property, compromised national security and murdered a Capitol policeman. For months prior to the election, President Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power. He believes the election was stolen from him. He has broadcast

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Letter: EO's failure to stand up to extremists disappointing

M Brian Clements Injury Attorney

M. Brian Clements is admitted to practice in United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. He serves as judge for the High School Moot Court Competition sponsored by Young Lawyers Division of the Savannah Bar Association. During law school, he served as a third year clerk to Multi-County Public Defender’s Office researching death penalty issues, defenses, and appeals. Undergraduate: University of Arkansas – 1995 Graduate: Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan – 1995 Law School: University

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