Ogden senior center employee honored after quick thinking saves man | Local News

OGDEN — When he didn’t show up for his lunch that day in early December, alarm bells went off for Ginger Myers, recreation supervisor at the Golden Hours Senior Center.

“He drove here every day, kind of a bright spot for us,” Myers said. “We got to know each other.”

Byron Garner, who helps the central Ogden senior center with its daily drive-up lunch distribution program for seniors, remembers it

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A cool piece of art: Minnesotans flock to Mpls. park in search of frozen cave man sculpture

By Sharon Yoo | KARE 11

Spend enough time out in nature and you just might stumble onto something incredulous — like a cave man frozen in time, standing by a trail at Theodore Wirth Regional Park in Minneapolis.

“Every person we’ve talked to, they said they came to the park to specifically find this piece,” artist Zach Schumack told KARE 11. 

“It’s Wirth park, which is our neighborhood park,

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O’Fallon IL man passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Community leader Greg Yank is being remembered as a doer and a dreamer, making a difference in the quality of countless lives. And his impact will be lasting, say friends and colleagues.

The O’Fallon, region and worldwide Rotary communities are mourning the loss of Yank, 74, who died Jan. 5 at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis from complications related to COVID-19.

His motto was: “Giving back is

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man Louisiana’s polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man the polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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Whatcom man talks about first ‘murder hornet’ nest near home

Jaime Polinder drove past the Asian giant hornet nest in the cavity of an alder tree on his property plenty of times. His house was about 100 feet from it, his children’s playset about 40 feet. The kennel for his two Labs was about 50 feet away.

And, yet, neither he nor his wife Michelle knew the nest — the first nest of the invasive hornets to be found

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Cincinnati man killed at Indiana hotel, 2 suspects wanted



a person posing for the camera: Demontre Conley, Talisha Tompkins


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GREENDALE, Ind. (FOX19) – Authorities are looking for two suspects wanted in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Cincinnati man at a hotel in Greendale, Indiana, Prosecutor Lynn Deddens said.

Police are looking for 19-year-old Demontre Conley and 21-year-old Talisha Tompkins, both from Cincinnati.

Deddens said Dearborn County dispatch received a call of gunshots fired at Riverside Inn around 8:45 p.m.

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Man convicted of collecting urine from boys now faces child porn charges, Ohio cops say

A man in Ohio who was convicted of collecting boys’ urine from bathrooms is now facing child pornography charges, police say.

Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip that Alan Patton, 68, had allegedly been using an online search engine to try to find child pornography, WCMH reported.

Investigators went to Patton’s Columbus home, where they seized several storage devices with “images loaded on them,” police

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‘Life is a delicate thing’ Man escapes the rat race to travel around the world on his motorcycle

A man has spent the last five years travelling the world on his motorcycle, sleeping beneath the stars and living off his savings.

Paolo Cattaneo has biked through Australia, South America, North America and Europe often riding up to 12 hours a day.

But the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to his wanderlust in Greece and he has spent the last few months in Italy, his homeland.

The 39-year-old intends

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California fires: Gilroy man displaced by SCU Lightning Complex fire has truck broken into at hotel

GILROY, Calif. (KGO) — In an era of COVID-19, hotels have seen a massive decline in business. But with fire evacuations orders, hotels become a convenient place to stay safe.

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Across the South Bay, the SCU Lightning Complex Fire has forced residents to evacuate their homes and find a safe place to stay like a shelter or hotel.

This

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A Canadian man set out on a solo sail around the world in October. He returned 9 months later in the middle of a pandemic.



a man in a boat on a body of water: Sailing ships sit at anchor as dawn breaks outside the harbor in Victoria, British Columbia, on June 23, 2005. REUTERS/Andy Clark AC/CN


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A Canadian man who set out on a solo sail 267 days ago returned to land earlier this month to a much different world than he left.

Bert terHart, a public speaker and IT entrepreneur, set sail from Victoria, British Columbia, in October, making

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Man attempts to kidnap child from hotel room

The sheriff’s office say the mother and her child were unharmed during the attempt.

TAMPA, Fla. — A child is safe after deputies say a man tried to kidnap them from a hotel room Sunday.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says it received a 911 call from the child’s mother around 9:41 a.m. telling the operator an unknown Hispanic man entered her Tampa hotel room and tried to take her

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Man Found ‘Unresponsive’ After Being Shot Outside W Hotel In Streeterville

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was found unresponsive after he was shot multiple times outside the W Hotel in the Streeterville neighborhood.

Chicago Police say the victim was “unresponsive” when officers arrived just after 4 a.m. on Sunday. CBS 2 crews saw officers canvassing the area around the hotel, which is near inner Lake Shore Drive and Ontario Street.  Glass on a door was shattered, possibly by gunfire.

Police say

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Man, 24, arrested after trying to kidnap child from Tampa hotel room, police said

TAMPA — A 24-year-old man is in jail after the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said he attempted to kidnap a child from a hotel room Sunday morning.

The child’s mother called authorities at 9:41 a.m., saying that a man unknown to her had come into her hotel room and picked up her child. Police later identified the man as Gabriel Martin of Bradenton.

The mother was able to gain

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Solskjaer on players wanting to join Man United, De Gea’s form

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United will not have problems when it comes to transfer incomings, even if they don’t finish in the top four, as they continue to be linked with stars in the latest transfer news columns.

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Asked about the need to finish in the top four to sign players as United host West Ham on Wednesday, then travel to Leicester

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Meet the man stranded on an island in the middle of lockdown

A Brit traveller has spoken of his experiences after becoming stranded on an island under strict lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

Daniel Worthington, 29, from Manchester was on a round the world trip, and had spent 18 months travelling the globe.

In March, he arrived on the Thai island of Phuket for a friend’s wedding and had checked into a nearby Marriott Hotel – but then the global COVID-19 outbreak

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