I’m from Kentucky, and just spent the holiday wenkeed back and forth between Louisville and my small hometown in the western part of the state. I only left in August to live in my first city, Richmond, VA, a lovely mix of urban life and the laid back south, and I’ve found it surprisingly easy to feel at home here. I agree and disagree with the photographer about my relationship with home.
The proposal put forth by congressional Democrats, which would raise the federal wage floor to $10.10 per hour and tie it to an inflation index, enjoys widespread support in most polls. It has so far been blocked in both chambers by Republicans. The federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised since 2009, when the last of a series of increases that had been passed in 2007 took effect..
Another huge issue is the question of a fair wage. “Americans pay $100 for a pair of shoes that a worker gets $3 a day to make,” says Kimberly Miyoshi of San Francisco’s Global Exchange. “They pay Michael Jordan $40 million to endorse them. High school kids play football to make friends or stay out of trouble or, maybe, earn a college scholarship. At Quince Orchard, Kelley says, they keep coming out because the Cougars win. Period.
There are other events on other days. Many have a connection to the city’s centennial that can only be called nominal. The Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on June 20, the Fourth of July Celebration on the Delaney Park Strip and the Salmon Daze Festival in August had the word “centennial” slapped onto them without any significant connection to the 100th anniversary itself.
How would you repurpose a pair of NIKE shoes? When the 1948 Nike store in London sent Paul Jenkins 80 pairs of new NIKE’s to put to use in a creative project, he decided to send the shoes to creatives all over the world. Starting around February 2010, creatives from London to Tokyo received a brand new pair of NIKE shoes and were asked to use sport as inspiration to challenge their function. And this is how NIKE78 came into being.
The 6 foot 9 Hervey, drafted late in the second round by Oklahoma City, averaged 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds. The 7 foot Hamilton contributed 11.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 77 blocked shots.The backcourt lost seniors Erick Neal (16.7 points, 6.7 assists), Kaelon Wilson (11.4 points, 4.3 rebounds) and Nathan Hawkins (6.3 points). Forward Davion Turner (5.4 points, 2.9 rebounds) is the top returning scorer.Gonzaga will open at home against Idaho State on Tuesday, Nov.