Tag Archives: property

Throwing stones at glass houses

“Everybody understands terrorism destroys people’s lives, it destroys property. All I meant was, all I was saying was the homosexual agenda is destroying people’s lives. I never meant to call them terrorists,” Kern said in defense of her beliefs. And then … and then she said that disagreeing with her belief is akin to being

Thou shalt not lose to Texas

The never-ending debate over the Ten Commandments monument at the State Capitol is a self-inflicted comic wound. Of course Satanists and Hindus want their own spot on the lawn. Our born-again legislators opened this can of worms by violating one of the Ten Commandments: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. The man

Bright future

Photo by Mark Hancock “Today, we think of billboards as this rectangle thing on a pole,” said Kathy Anderson of the the Bethany Improvement Foundation. But in the heyday of Route 66, billboards were often lower to the ground, displayed hand-painted art or art deco design and sometimes even were three-dimensional structures with people inside

LETTERS

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Changing hands

The trust voted during its Aug. 9 meeting to take ownership of the foundation’s property at 123 S. Hudson, known as the Vitagraph property, in exchange for the trust forgiving the $4.2 million loan the foundation used to buy the property. However, the foundation will also have to pay to the trust $188,500 in unpaid

Myriad questions

As the process of completing renovations continues — and the city moves forward with an incomegenerating strategy to deal with the increased cost of park upkeep — one council member is questioning aspects of the situation. While the City Council approved a contact with the nonprofit Myriad Gardens Foundation to take over management of the

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