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Narro Reading of Travelers describe chaotic scene after shooting by extremist Army vet A man identified as a mentally disturbed Army veteran with voices in his head urging him to join ISIS opened fire inside the Fort Lauderdale Fla. airport Friday killing five and injuring eight others in a scene of total chaos. At first we thought it was firecrackers witness Mark Lea 53 told MSNBC of the afternoon attack at the busy Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Everyone started screaming…

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What impresses you? For some it may be money. For others it may be fame & fortune. Others may seek respect & honour. Whilst many more will respect your status in education Your position at work In society In your community Others will be impressed by how many people you know & how many follow you. Having seen so many people strive for these and lose it all; Having faced my own mortality None of these impress me. Does that mean I look down upon others who desire them? Heavens no! I sim...

Asking the "gender" question ... "I co-chair the STS Continuing Education Group, and this year we will be conducting our biennial survey. One of the demographic questions asked in the past regards Gender. In 2007 it was included as a multiple choice question with only the options male and female. Is there a best practice for how (or whether) to ask survey takers about gender? " #libraries

Mobile AL Cochrane Bridge Cochrane Bridge across the headwaters of Mobile Bay, erected at a cost of $2,500,000.00 crosses the mouth of 5 rivers emptying into Mobile Bay. It is an important link in the Old Spanish Trail - connecting Mobile, Ala. with Pensacola, Florida. The center span is one block long and lifts vertically, 135 long above the water allowing the largest of ocean going vessels to pass. It is not a toll bridge, but a free bridge

YALSA (Young Adult Services Association) Blog >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This blog is a great way to keep up on current teen trends and issues related to teen librarianship. It is updated regularly and contains links to YALSA's other social media apps as well. The blog posts all contain information on issues related to teen librarianship or new policies the ALA is developing for teen services.

Anthropologie Fall Fashion Show

photos by Sleepy Fox Photography Last week I had the absolute pleasure of participating in Anthropologie's Fall Fashion Show! The store's events are always some of my favorite outings of the year and have been responsible for connecting me with best friends and talented collaborators alike. A celebration of cool-weather fashion paired with the official launch of No'Ala magazine's September Style issue, this night was definitely one to remember. p.s. This is a picture heavy post. See…

YALSA blog: Official YALSA blog. Great for Tweets of the Week and App of the Week. #tlchat #aslachat

Southern Accents Architectural Antiques is one of the premiere architectural antique and salvage stores in the nation. Founded in 1969, this family-owned and operated business is known for its passion for rescuing architectural elements of historical significance. Our showroom, warehouses and outdoor lots, located in Cullman, Ala., boast an impressive collection of antique mantels, doors, stained glass, ironwork, salvaged wood and much more, all connecting us back to our motto: We save old…