Ryan Acker: We started playing a weekly open mic at a dive bar in downtown Mankato before we really were a band. We were writing these energetic and simple three chord songs, and we just wanted to try them out. We made a weekly habit out of playing nearly every Thursday night.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Circa Nightclub in Colorado Springs is the latest place to be blacklisted by the military. A Fort Carson soldier was shot and killed outside of the club over the weekend. Three days after the miners were found alive, Chilean Minister of Health Jaime Manalich called Duncan to ask how the rescuers could apply Duncan expertise on the longer term health and psychological issues of astronauts in space flight to the miners’ situation. Nine days later, Duncan and three other NASA personnel arrived at the mine to give their advice in person. Manalich and Mining Minister Laurence Golborne debriefed the NASA team, sparing no detail.
Not insensitive or oblivious about the issues, Jones said when asked about the social concerns expressed by players, which include police brutality. Are big, important, critical issues. In my view, his comments on Tuesday, so unequivocally against even the hint of a protest during the 9/11 tribute, marginalized the concerns of many people primarily African Americans and other minorities, whose worldview may lead them to believe there may be no better time for someone to exercise their First Amendment right of expression than during the anthem.
BirdLife International and the RSPB have been working in collaboration with British Antarctic Survey, the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands to conserve the albatross. A new first day cover set of albatross stamps has been produced to raise funds. These new stamps are available to buy from the RSPB’s ebay store here..
But with Elway unable to win a bidding war for Osweiler who went 5 2 with Manning injured in 2015 there’s a huge void behind center.Among the quarterbacks on the market are Robert Griffin III, released by Washington, and Ryan Fitzpatrick, a free agent who comes off a career year with the Jets.Griffin has done little since a spectacular Offensive Rookie of the Year season in 2012, and often has been injured. And the 33 yearold Fitzpatrick has never been to the playoffs.Oh yeah, John, that kid named Manziel likely will be available, too.Another day, another Super Bowl champion quarterback has left the Denver Broncos.Two days after Peyton Manning retired, backup Brock Osweiler has agreed to a multiyear contract with the Houston Texans.A person familiar with the negotiations spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because free agent deals can’t be finalized until later Wednesday.Osweiler appeared in eight games with seven starts last season for the Broncos. The 6 foot 7, 240 pound QB spent the four years with Denver after being drafted in the second round in 2012 out of Arizona State.He threw for a 1,967 yards and 10 touchdowns with six interceptions last season.The Texans are looking for an upgrade at the position after Brian Hoyer’s struggles last season.Some free agents are finding the best option is staying put.