GOP candidate Schmitt a no-show at Senate debate in Missouri
Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Trudy Busch Valentine called for compassion for immigrants, criticized the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and pressed the need to address climate change during a candidate forum before a gathering of journalists on Friday — one notable for the absence of the race's clear frontrunner. Valentine, a Democrat, spoke in Lake Ozark at the forum sponsored by the Missouri Press Association.news.yahoo.com
First Step School helps VFW auxiliary
Tina Owens of First Step School and Bernie Adams, President of the Maurice T. Suttle VFW Post 3413 auxiliary, created Valentine’s cards for Veterans, especially those in San Marcos assisted living communities.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Projection mapping: Art and technology illuminated
Art and technology come together with a technique known as projection mapping, in which buildings are painted with light. Correspondent Serena Altschul talks with Ryan Uzilevsky, of Light Harvest Studio, about their epic creations projected upon very unique canvases.news.yahoo.com
‘Belief’ and ‘trust’ are key for 1st-year coach Drew Valentine, who has guided No. 22 Loyola to a 10-game winning streak and its best start in 56 years
“Belief” and “trust” are two words that resonate for Loyola and its first-year coach, Drew Valentine. The Ramblers have won 10 straight and, at 14-2, are off to their best 16-game start since the 1965-66 season.chicagotribune.com
Ron "Cosme" Segura – The Big Bend Sentinel
By Big Bend SentinelA memorial mass for Ron “Cosme” Segura, who passed away on June 26, 2021, will be held at 10 a.m, on Saturday, October 9, 2021, during the Valentine High School 2021 reunion. Services will be held at Valentine Sacred Heart Catholic Mission in Valentine, Texas. A gathering for family and friends will be hosted following the mass at 111 N. California Avenue, Valentine.bigbendsentinel.com
LA cop cleared of wrongdoing for George Floyd 'Valentine'
The Los Angeles police officer who shared a photo of George Floyd with the words “you take my breath away” in a Valentine-like format has been cleared of wrongdoing and will not face any punishment. The officer, who has not been named publicly, was found not guilty of any administrative charges by a internal disciplinary panel comprised of community members, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed. Police Chief Michel Moore had directed the officer to the panel, known as a Board of Rights, in May with the recommendation that the officer be fired.news.yahoo.com
Send some love: How to give to local isolated seniors this Valentine’s Day
CONROE, Texas – Two local Firehouse Subs locations hope to bring smiles to nursing home residents isolated during the coronavirus pandemic. Both locations, 235 I-45 South, Suite A in Huntsville and 3021 I-45 North in Conroe are running the Silver Valentine Donation Drive from now until Valentine’s Day, inviting guests to donate traditional Valentine’s gifts and comfort items. “We wanted to continue this support for our local senior citizens especially, and show them they’re cared for even if they are unable to spend quality time with others right now,” said Jill Jackson, Firehouse Subs franchise manager in a news release. Guests can drop off items at either or both restaurant locations during business hours between 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Items accepted are blankets, activity books, socks, slippers, and traditional Valentine’s Day gifts such as teddy bears.
These 5 Whataburger gifts sure to wow your Valentine this year
Whataburger released a line of Valentine’s gifts from jewelry to drink tumblers, so you can express your love while loving the Texas’ staple. Whataburger 'Love Me Like You Love Whataburger' T-shirt (Whataburger)Perfect for staying home on Valentine’s Day with your special someone. Whataburger "Day Dot" (left) and "I Heart Whataburger" socks (Whataburger)A great gift for both, or for a couple you know and love this Valentine’s Day. 'Spicy' or 'Fancy' Gift Pack (Whataburger)James Avery Jewelry CharmsChoose from ‘Whataburger Texas’, ‘Fry’ or ‘Whataburger Cup’ for that special someone to wear on the next date! Whataburger Makeup Bag (Whataburger)Check out the full Whataburger merch catalog here.
Here’s where to dine out and get takeout in Houston this Valentine’s Day
Here are some Valentine’s Day weekend dine out and takeout date night dinner ideas for your consideration. Artisans will serve a Valentine’s Day dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Feb. 9 for pick-up on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Feb. 9 for pick-up on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. AdThe Houston log cabin restaurant will offer a Valentine’s Day Dinner in-house as well.
Grab your gal pals: Here’s where to Celebrate Galentine’s Day in Houston
Grab your gal pals and get ready to channel your inner Leslie Knope -- Feb. 13, a.k.a. Galentine’s Day, is fast upon us. Galentine’s Day reps unusual origins: The celebration of sisterhood was spawned by “Parks and Recreation,” the much-beloved NBC sitcom that chronicled the wild and impassioned antics of over-achiever Leslie Knope. Leslie describes Galentine’s Day as the best day of the year, adding “It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst,” she said, “plus frittatas.”AdFrom picnicking in the park to buddy films with your besties, here are a few ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Houston we’re sure Leslie Knope would approve of. Visit our Valentine’s Day page.
‘He deserves justice’: Fiancee of man killed in possible road-rage shooting asks for public’s help to find his killer
SPRING, Texas – Linda Valentine has a clear Christmas message to the person who shot and killed her fiance: “Why would you do something like this? What kind of person does anything like this?”Valentine is grieving the loss of Federico Cisneros, the latest victim of road rage in our area. “He deserves justice.”Valentine said she wants to do anything she can to help homicide investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office solve the case. What makes the case even more disheartening for Valentine is that Cisneros is never in that area. “He had no other reason to go over there.”Valentine is hoping that anyone with any information into her fiance’s death will contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office homicide division or Crime Stoppers.
'The military's #MeToo moment:' Fort Hood victims speak out
Members of Congress launched an investigation of Fort Hood in September after Sgt. Elder Fernandes was found dead on Aug. 25 hanging from a tree in Temple, Texas, months after reporting sexual harassment. A Fort Hood officer went with his wife to their apartment during one altercation after Buxton called for help. A Fort Hood spokesperson said they had no information on this allegation. “How many more must die at Fort Hood for them to be held accountable?” Lupe Guillen said.
Daywatch: Churchgoers defy stay-at-home order, Cook County gets a D in social distancing and how shopping will look when stores reopen
Valentine joined at least 100 other members of the congregation who also decided to attend the in-person service, according to Pastor Joseph Wyrostek, one of the religious leaders advocating for local and state government to allow all churches to open as soon as possible.chicagotribune.com
How much a fancy Valentine's Day date costs in 10 major U.S. cities
If you're planning an elaborate date this Valentine's Day, it might add up to more than you think. But that also depends on where you live, according to new data from travel rewards site Upgraded Points. To determine how much a fancy date costs in various cities around the world, Upgraded Points compiled the average costs of a three-course dinner for two, including wine, two prime theater tickets, two drinks at a bar and transportation, using data from Expatistan and Numbeo. Interestingly, nine of the 10 most expensive cities Upgraded Points evaluated internationally are located in the U.S. Washington, D.C., which is the 10th most expensive place in the U.S. for a fancy Valentine's date, ranks 12th internationally.cnbc.com
How To Get The Flowers You Paid For
HOUSTON – Days before Valentine's, viewers are asking KPRC Local 2 investigative reporter Amy Davis how to get the biggest bang for your buck on flowers. We showed you what we received when we ordered flowers from four online floral companies. Local florists tell us that was our first mistake. When you order flowers through a big company online, what's called a wire service, they turn around and give your order to a local florist. But whatever you order, order soon.