DC Comics didn’t have the balls to publish it. Not with the original characters anyway. In the 80s, DC bought the rights to an entire set of superhero characters from Charlton Comics. Under Lemann’s direction, “Columbia Global Reports” will work closely with other University initiatives, such as Columbia Global Centers and the Committee on Global Thought, and will draw upon the deep expertise available across the University’s schools, institutes and centers. The reports will be written by respected journalists and scholars from a wide range of peer institutions and news outlets. Because their publication is intended to spark conversations not only on campus but also among interested audiences around the world, the reports will work through a variety of distribution strategies both online and in print, including, possibly, partnerships with interested organizations and existing news media, as well as conferences and live events..
More than 15,850 people were killed by the earthquake and tsunami, but so far there have been no fatalities or serious illnesses related to the nuclear accident. The meltdown was largely contained and most of the radiation was carried out to sea. Exposure levels remained low, he says, and even cleanup workers might see their lifetime cancer risk go up by a mere fraction of a percent..
The $1.4 billion Chiles endowment fund pays for roughly $55 million in children’s health initiatives annually. Crist and lawmakers are considering ways to plug a $2.3 billion current year budget hole, including potentially draining as much as $1 billion from the endowment. That could happen in a special legislative session in the capital to start Jan.
District Attorney Eric Toney was going to introduce new evidence they gathered since a June 2016 jury trial ended with a hung jury. That included the testimony of a prison inmate who spent some time with Brantner in a hospital and asked Brantner if he committed the murder. Toney says, Brantner said something to the effect of yeah I did it but they can retry me and they will never be able to prove it because a fingerprint isn enough.
Tyler Thompson took on Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway and the competitive Short Track Super Series for the first time on Saturday evening and ended the night with a solid 10th place effort in a field of over 50 602 Sportsman machines. Driving in his first outdoor event of the season, Thompson wheeled his No. 98T Team Tapout/Troyer Race Cars machine to a second place finish in his qualifying heat race to earn a redraw position in the night’s 25 lap main event..