The four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal donned a cap and bright red XXXL-sized gown to receive his doctorate degree from Barry University Saturday in Miami, Florida.
On stage, he showed his enthusiasm in a way only someone over seven feet tall can do, by lifting his professor into the air. — More.
There’s a new doctor in Blount County.
The editor was a sexual predator. The managing editor was a lunatic. Sometimes it seemed that half the staff was drunk. — More. (Via the Jack of all Lails)
Colin Woodard received several tips last year about “a reign of terror” on the staff of Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection Agency.
As he looked into the tips, Woodard began unraveling a twisted truth: Patricia Aho, Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection commissioner and a former corporate and industrial lobbyist, has been fighting against laws and programs that her former clients in the real estate development, drug, chemical and oil companies opposed.
Read more on this controversy unfolding this week.
A reality show in Norway features live-streaming of salmon swimming up river for 18 hours. — More. (Via Romenesko)
I shot this at the Weigel’s on Cedar Bluff.
UPDATE: Price today (Tuesday) was $3.51.
State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker’s joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC. — More.
Well, might as well. Tennessee has already become the Michigan of the South.
*Tongue firmly planted in cheek.
Go check out the beat down “Man of Steel” tweet.
Keeping up with security disclosures is practically a part-time job these days. — More.
And it may go full-time any day now.