The performances of deference felt considerably more elaborate and intimate at the medallion ceremony held two weeks earlier. There was a time when CMHoF inductions were televised as a small segment of the awards show, but inductees are now honored at a nonpublic soiree instead. (Fans can watch the red carpet arrivals, but it’s left to journalists in the room to report on the rest of the night.) Gill was one of the first three hall of famers feted in that invitation only setting.

MESSICK: Meadows was born in Power County. She’s a fourth generation farmer. She says she doesn’t know how the county will pay for important services if its personal property tax revenue is cut in half. “When I looked for light, then came darkness.” So said President Obama, citing the Book of Job, a year ago, following the Tucson massacre in which Jared Loughner allegedly killed six people and wounded 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. As I have stated before, the word “evil” still has legitimacy despite George W. Bush’s much lampooned use of the term “evildoer.” Indeed, President Obama, in his speech at the Tucson memorial last January, recognized on more than one occasion that there is “evil” in the world and said that we should “guard against simple explanations” for the horrendous tragedy that unfolded there..

Why the big discrepancy? Her doctor practice, the X ray facility and the building they in are owned by a corporation that also owns several area hospitals. When she called its corporate office, a spokesperson told her the $1,200 X ray was taken at a and was therefore billed at the rate. Pointed out that the so called had no emergency room, no beds for patient admission and, furthermore, wasn even listed on our state insurance website as a hospital.

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See what other easy things you can add from your local college. I was stuck dying in a miserable call center job for YEARS and I figured what the hell, got my booze ticket, applied for a bartender job (no experience) and got it. Now I work on a floating pub over looking the water.

DAILY DELANEY DOWNER From the Bureau of Labor Statistics: “Both the number of unemployed persons, at 11.3 million, and the unemployment rate, at 7.3 percent, changed little in October. Among the unemployed, however, the number who reported being on temporary layoff increased by 448,000. This figure includes furloughed federal employees who were classified as unemployed on temporary layoff under the definitions used in the household survey.