Monthly Archives: August 2022

Anthropology professor Calla Jacobson wins manuscript award

Professor Calla Jacobson was recently awarded the Sandra Carpenter Prize for Creative Nonfiction, an annual prize awarded by the Sandra Carpenter Memorial Fund, in partnership with the First Pages Prize. Jacobson won the award based on an excerpt from his working manuscript, “The Tiger’s Paw Print: A Memoir of Myth …

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Debt consolidation vs bankruptcy: what’s the difference?

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Debt consolidation …

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An award-winning biographer to discuss courage and defiance in times of crisis

August 29, 2022 An award-winning biographer to discuss courage and defiance in times of crisis CARBONDALE, Illinois — Rebecca Donner, this year’s National Book Critics Circle Award winner for biography and one of the nation’s most respected writers, will join the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University …

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Biographer David Maraniss recounts the life of Jim Thorpe : NPR

NPR’s Don Gonyea speaks with journalist and author David Maraniss about his new book, Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe. DON GONYEA, HOST: Jim Thorpe is one of those epic names in American lore – the greatest athlete of all time, a Native American who overcame great …

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Debt consolidation in times of uncertainty

“Under the right circumstances, shifting increasingly expensive short-term debt to longer-term, lower-rate duration can help reduce monthly expenses, at a time when every little bit counts.” The research was conducted among 2,068 UK adults in June 2022, 58% of whom were homeowners, of whom 25% also had an unsecured loan. …

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Debt Consolidation Market to Record Healthy Annual Growth Rate to 2028

The most recent research report on the Debt Consolidation market provides stakeholders with a comparative advantage by displaying the overall economic growth evolution from 2022 to 2028 through an in-depth inspection of historical and current developments. Moreover, the predictions in the report are determined by research teams …

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Debt consolidation service providers ordered to pay over $2 million in fines and restitution

BALTIMORE, MD (August 22, 2022) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced that his Consumer Protection Division issued a Final order against Marcia L. Bailey and Arthur Wittenberg and their entities, Marcia Bailey Inc. trading as Signature Accounting and the Wittenberg Family Trust, for violating the Consumer Protection …

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Meghan Markle podcast doubles down on biographer’s disputed story

Meghan Markle’s long-awaited new podcast appears to be responding to a particularly vocal critic whose royal biography made headlines in the summer of 2022. The Duchess of Sussex’s Weekly Show Archetypes fell on Spotify on August 23 to media fanfare, with the headlines focusing on the hair-raising story of his …

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Researcher Discovers ‘Galileo Manuscript’ Is Fake

Press release University of Michigan Library August 22, 2022 Galileo “manuscript” University of Michigan Library After an internal investigation into the findings of a Georgia State University history professor, the University of Michigan Library concluded that its “Galileo Manuscript” – considered for nearly a century one of the from the …

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The Art of the Manuscript’ opens August 19

Milwaukee magazine has a great little story about how a huge cache of JRR Tolkien’s personal notes and articles ended up at Marquette University in Wisconsin. It all started with the director of the Marquette library, William Ready (1914-1981), who actively sought out Catholic authors. Ready approached Tolkien through an …

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle slammed by royal biographer for renewing vows in US

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex want to renew their wedding vows. “It will also be a second honeymoon,” I was told, said royal biographer Angela Levin. She was attacked by royal scholar Marlene Koinig for spreading information from dubious sources. A prominent royal biographer has come under fire for …

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Debt consolidation with a personal loan

Managing all your debts, with multiple due dates, interest rates, and minimum payment amounts, can be very difficult to keep track of. Missing a payment can hurt your credit score and your chances of borrowing money in the future. That’s why consolidating all your monthly bills into one payment with …

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Brighton and Hove News » Former Brighton journalist dies aged 51

Former Brighton journalist Adam Lusher has died aged 51. Tributes have been paid to Mr Lusher, who began his career at Brighton in the mid-1990s as a trainee journalist on the Argus after graduating from Lincoln College, Oxford. He then covered the retrial of ‘Babes in the Wood’ murderer Russell …

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Meghan Markle should just ‘shut up’, says famed biographer

Given the love Meghan Markle inspires among her online “Sussex Squad” fans, they might believe she belongs to the same company as the famous, fascinating and formidable women of history that acclaimed biographer Dame Antonia is on. Fraser wrote. Fraser, the best-selling author of books on Mary Queen of Scots, …

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“Locking him in a safe is a mistake”

TL; DR: Prince William called the BBC’s 1995 interview with Princess Diana “misleading”. He requested that he never appear on television again. According to Andrew Morton, the author of Princess Diana’s 1992 biography, it is an “important historical interview that should be part of the public record”. Andrew Morton, author …

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Famous Truman biographer has it all wrong about Zionism

Historian David McCullough won a Pulitzer Prize for “Truman,” his biography of President Harry S. Truman. McCullough also won a second Pulitzer and two National Book Awards for her other books. He even received a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Yet despite his many awards and accolades, McCullough, who died August …

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‘JRR Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript’ opens August 19 at the Haggerty Museum of Art

‘JRR Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript’, an exhibition of manuscripts by renowned author and artist JRR Tolkien, best known for his literary classics ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’, opens Friday, August 19. and runs through Friday, December 23 at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette …

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Project Veritas II: Murkowski, confronted by investigative reporter, claims Ballot Measure 2 was run by ‘the people’

Project Veritas Action released a second video on Wednesday. This one shows Senator Lisa Murkowski dealing with her campaign staff’s connection to the controversial Ballot Measure 2, the ranking voting method that was adopted in Alaska in 2020 and was designed to help Senator Murkowski be re-elected. Sen. Murkowski’s statements …

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Former White House speechwriter now sings a different tune in Boston – The Forward

Joe Resnek has traded law for music and is back in his hometown of Chelsea. Courtesy of Joe Resnek By Linda Matchan August 08, 2022 (Boston Jewish Journal) – Ten years ago, Joe Resnek was a precocious 23-year-old with a badass past who had graduated from Harvard and worked his …

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An Israeli journalist in Mecca, a rabbi in Medina

The Israeli journalist sneaking into Mecca was, to some, a Saudi government “stuntman” to test the waters of normalization, but it raised a question about a pre-existing history between Tel Aviv and Riyadh, writes Emad Moussa. Its position as home to the most sacred sites of Islam gives it a …

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Dave Ramsey says debt consolidation solves nothing. Is he right ?

Image source: Getty Images Don’t rule out this debt repayment strategy just because Dave Ramsey doesn’t like it. Key points Dave Ramsey says debt consolidation doesn’t solve the real problem, which is your financial behavior. Although financial habits are what matter most, debt consolidation can also help. Debt consolidation is …

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This Journalist Created A Fairytale Getaway In An Irish Castle

Photo courtesy of Brittany Vickers. True to the historical fiction books she read as a child and her love for ancient cultures, Vickers traveled to Ireland in search of a truly authentic Irish experience. From the castle she chose to stay in to intentionally staying in the countryside, she wanted …

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Meghan Markle’s biographer slams William’s ‘puzzling’ stance against Diana’s interview | royal | New

Princess Diana was a ‘change from within’, royals say Omid Scobie, co-author of the flattering but unauthorized 2020 biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex titled Finding Freedom, called a “bold statement” Prince William’s claim made in May last year that the Princess of Wales’ interview with Panorama has …

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Charlotte Brontë’s manuscript is returned to her home… almost 200 years after it was written

Charlotte Brontë’s manuscript is returned to her home… almost 200 years after it was written A manuscript written by 13-year-old Charlotte Brontë is back home Bought for £973,000, the little book was donated to the Bronte Parsonage Museum It’s smaller than a playing card, it contains ten poems by author …

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The tiny manuscript of 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte returns to Yorkshire

A miniature manuscript by 13-year-old Charlotte Brontë has returned to her West Yorkshire home, 200 years after it was written. The last of more than two dozen famous ‘little books’ known to be in private hands was bought by a charity in April for $1.25million (£973,000) after first surfacing for …

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Cover all bases when considering debt consolidation solutions

“We not only need to be fully aware of the seniors loan industry and the solutions it offers, but also what consumers could potentially get elsewhere.” The end-of-life lending market continues to build the strongest foundations, with equity release, RIO, mortgages for older borrowers all continuing to show strong and …

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A Tudor manuscript from a Wisbech estate is auctioned

Published: 2:20 p.m. August 3, 2022 Updated: 10:27 a.m. August 4, 2022 A rare Tudor manuscript designed to aid in the breeding of swans back when mute swans belonged to the English crown will be auctioned this summer. The two-volume manuscript, from the estate of Wisbech antiquarian Peter Crofts, was …

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Consumer and Business Debt Consolidation Market 2022 Data Analysis by Key Vendors like | Discover Personal Loans (US), Lending Club (US), Payoff (US)

Consumer and Business Debt Consolidation Market Overview:The report provides key statistics on the Consolidation of consumer and business debt status of manufacturers and is an invaluable source of advice and guidance for companies and individuals interested in the ICT media industry. the report also provides a general overview of the …

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Harry and Meghan’s biographer Omid Scobie says his sequel will ‘get the world talking’ | Books

Journalist Omid Scobie will publish a sequel to his bestseller Finding Freedom, an unofficial biography of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Scobie, co-author of Finding Freedom with journalist Carolyn Durand, has yet to reveal the title of the second book, which is due out next year. Its UK publisher HarperCollins …

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Prince William accused of muzzling Diana by biographer who told his story

Prince William ‘led calls to muzzle Diana posthumously’ when he denounced an explosive 1995 interview she gave to the BBC, said biographer Andrew Morton, whose 1992 book Diana: her true story revealed Prince Charles’ affair with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, for the first time. Princess Diana told the BBC Panorama, …

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Rocket rolls out home equity loans for debt consolidation

A new product to pay off high-interest credit card debt will be offered to millions of users of Rocket’s personal finance app, Truebill. Rocket Companies has a new product to market to millions of users of its personal finance app, Truebill – home equity loans. The rocket is throw subsidiary …

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