Family movie fun at Grand Cinemas
From the U-B’s Strictly Business column: Looking for some family fun after the holiday? Grand Cinemas has a special event Friday and Saturday that will not only keep the little ones busy, but also perform a good deed for those in need. Starting at 9:45 a.m. both mornings, the theater will have special screenings of “Rango.” Admission is free in exchange for a can of food per...
In today's Walla Walla news
Weston mayor recall Woman sentenced to prison in stabbing of man Woman sentenced to about seven years for threats, cyberstalking, identity theft And man ruled competent to stand trial pleads innocent, trial date set. Pick up the newspaper later today or visit union-bulletin.com.
Thanksgiving play/reading list
Have you created a playlist of your favorite music for the holiday break? Or how about a reading list? What are you planning to read and listen to over the Thanksgiving holiday? Let us know in the comments section below.
Children with high IQs more likely to use drugs as... →
The results may seem surprising at first glance, but the researchers noted that they do fit some established patterns. “High-IQ individuals have also been shown to score highly on tests of stimulation seeking and openness to experience,” they wrote, and it could be that “illegal drugs are better at fulfilling a desire for novelty and stimulation.”
In today's Walla Walla news
Walla Walla’s Main Street in the 1960s Photo courtesy of Joe Drazen’s collection. College Place City Council approves budget Trial date set for man in escape from work crew No robbery charges for woman who allegedly took a backpack from a boy downtown No charges for man in shooting at Fort Walla Walla Park Man accused in rape pleads guilty to lesser charges
Occupy Portland: Protester pleads with police
The scene from Portland: “Police have confronted an estimated 1,000 people in Portland, Oregon, after clearing parks occupied for weeks by Occupy movement protesters” guardian: Police have confronted an estimated 1,000 people in Portland, Oregon, after clearing parks occupied for weeks by Occupy movement protesters
Walla Walla Valley celebrates Veterans Day
And here’s a story about a Walla Walla woman who wrote a book that tells the story of her father, who worked on a code-breaking team in World War II.
Victims speak out about North Carolina sterilization program, which targeted women, young girls and African Americans
John Boehner equates taxing millionaires with... →
Politifact, a non-partisan fact-checking website, says that statement is false: And it’s incorrect to call small business owners and millionaires who would see a tax increase one and the same. The Joint Committee as well as the Tax Policy Center have given credible evidence that for top earners who report business income, it is often just a fraction of their total income. They are not the folks...
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