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Dolly Parton Helped Fund the Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine

Dolly Parton Helped Fund the Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine

Dolly Parton is playing an important role in the global effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Country star, who is known for her charitable work, helped fund the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, which has been shown to be 94.5% effective. Parton’s funding of the vaccine was confirmed in the New England Journal of…

Should Workers Get Paid for the Time They Spend Commuting?

Should Workers Get Paid for the Time They Spend Commuting?

When you think about all the time you spend working, do you include your commute?  It is time that you’re giving up for your job . . . and usually you’re not paid for it, unless it’s specifically PART of the gig. A recent poll asked people if they thought that those hours should count…

Flashback: AC/DC 7/23/21

Flashback: AC/DC 7/23/21

It was 41 years ago Sunday (July 25th, 1980), that AC/DC released their biggest selling album ever, Back In Black. It was the band’s first set without lead singer Bon Scott, who had died on February 19th, 1980 at age 33, after passing out and choking on his own vomit following a long night of drinking. The group quickly decided…

News Headlines 2/12/21

News Headlines 2/12/21

HOUSE MANAGERS CONCLUDE CASE AFTER SECOND DAY OF PRESENTATION IN SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL: The House managers prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial concluded their presentation after a second day Thursday (February 11th) that was shorter than the first. The managers repeated some of their points from the first day, including their…

News Headlines 7/23/21

News Headlines 7/23/21

THREE STATES ACCOUNT FOR 40 PERCENT OF NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES: Just three states — Florida, Texas and Missouri — accounted for 40 percent of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. this week, White House pandemic response coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters Thursday (July 22nd), with Florida alone accounting for 20 percent of cases. Zients also said that 97 percent…

David Crosby 7/23/21

David Crosby 7/23/21

Out today (July 23rd) is David Crosby‘s latest solo album, For Free. The album — named after “Croz’s” cover of the Joni Mitchell classic — features a new cover portrait by Joan Baez, and contributions from his son and bandmate James Raymond, Steely Dan‘s Donald Fagen, and the Doobie Brothers‘ Michael McDonald. During a new chat with USA Today, he sang the praises of McDonald’s work…