Wednesday, May 27, 2009

May 20th -May 26th

Iran Makes Strides, Joins The Technologically Advanced Community

The nation of Iran stepped forward into the technologically developed community last week with the successful completion of a much anticipated experiment. The experiment, which roughly centers around the way Iran communicates with other countries in the region, has undoubtedly given the Persian Gulf state a much deserved level of legitimacy and respect throughout the world. All the more remarkable is the steadfast dedication to excellence guiding Iran’s success after facing years of scrutiny from the US and U.N. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton believes Iran’s bold moves despite opposition could set an example for other nations in the region. [
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Missing Person Possibly Found
Authorities in Channahon, Illinois have possibly tracked down two area women who had been reported missing since 2007. The women were spotted keeping a low profile near a Will County, Illinois point of interest roughly 20 miles from their presumed homes. The Illinois State Police have not confirmed whether the women are in fact local to the area, but are expected to make an announcement regarding their true identities sometime within the next two weeks. [silver lining]

North Korea Poised To Break From Isolation
Officials within North Korea’s government stated a possible move toward breaking from the country’s longtime isolationist stance in favor of engaging South Korea and the greater international community. The Korean communist state has made no secret of its recent preparations for this inevitable interaction with other nations. [
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

May 14th- May 21st

Rapper’s Street Credibility Unquestionable
Atlanta based rapper Dolla, has successfully established himself as a legitimate participant in the hip-hop community after an unforgettable LA appearance. Utilizing the assistance of an old Atlanta acquaintance Dolla, real name Roderick Anthony Burton II, wowed spectators as he brilliantly personified the identity his lyrics suggest. Members of the hip-hop community have already begun to compare the new up-and-comer’s recent performance style to that of rap legend Tupac Shukar, citing a similar flair for the unexpected and breathless delivery. [silver lining]

Chrysler To Make Car-Buying More Exclusive
US automaker Chrysler LLC announced plans to increase public intrigue in its vehicles by offering customers a more exclusive shopping experience. The new adjustment to the automobile line’s 84 year-old business strategy will utilize the economic principle of supply and demand as a means of attracting car buyers dedicated to the elite quality of the brand. At press time automobile giant General Motors has also shown interest in a similar policy. [silver lining]

Japanese Youth Embrace Traditional Customs
Following in the footsteps of their ancestors before them, more Japanese young people are choosing to honor their cultural heritage by taking part in traditional customs. Despite unspoken rituals and the lack of guidance involved in these time-honored activities, most ceremonies are flawlessly executed. [silver lining]

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

May 6th- May 13th

Santa Barbara Land Cleared For New Development
Architects, engineers, and city planners are flocking to Santa Barbara as land becomes rapidly available for new development. As many as 1300 acres of Santa Barbara land have already been cleared as of Thursday creating quite a buzz in the coastal community’s foothills. [silver lining]

Major League Baseball has decided to give LA Dodgers’ slugger Manny Ramirez an opportunity to watch the next 50 games of the Dodgers’ 2009 season. The MLB’s gracious decision, which is valued at over $7 million dollars, will give Ramirez close to 2 full months to relax while enjoying America’s pastime from the spectator’s perspective. Ramirez joins Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre and Phillies reliever J.C. Romero who were offered similar options by Major League Baseball earlier in the season. [silver lining]

NYC Man Meets Kiefer Sutherland
New York Fashion designer Jack McCollough met Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland at a trendy SoHo nightspot last Tuesday night. McCollough told reporters he met the “24” star face-to-face and was even fortunate enough to exchange words. As of press time, even the New York Police Department has taken great interest in the star-sighting hoping to find out more about the head-strong actor. [silver lining]