Friday 20 October, 2017
Edition: English (US)
Posted By: Lawrence Lease
Lawrence Lease

Raised in Alaska but consider Washington D.C. my home. Studying journalism at the University of South Florida. I am a serious political junkie. I enjoy reading books about political figures and their careers.

Robert Lee

As the country continues to face the effects of the Charlottesville protests and continue to relocate statues dedicated to confederate icons, the sports network ESPN pulled their new play-by-play announcer Robert Lee from his assignment at the...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 23rd, 2017
USS Indianapolis

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the final resting place of the USS Indianapolis, a navy cruiser that was destroyed by a Japanese torpedo during the final days of World War II, becoming one of the worst disasters in American naval...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 20th, 2017
Hope Hicks

President Trump has named Strategic Communications Director Hope Hicks as his next White House Communications Director. Hicks is a long-time aide to President Trump since the start of the presidential campaign. At 28, she has become the youngest...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 16th, 2017

Alaska Dispatch News still owes millions in rent After being faced with massive losses and failing to pay rent on time, the largest newspaper in Anchorage filed for bankruptcy. The Alaska Dispatch News has been in operation since 1946. The paper’s...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 14th, 2017

School start times could change next fall in Anchorage As the school season fast approaches, the question of whether the Anchorage School District should change its school start times faces the district. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 12th, 2017
Sam Shepard

America has lost another beloved actor and playwright. Sam Shepard, best known for his performance as Chuck Yeager on ‘The Right Stuff’ passed away on Monday as a result of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Shepard...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 31st, 2017
Coca Cola

Coca Cola relaunching its diet soda lineup Coca Cola announced they are yanking Coke Zero from the shelves. Coca-Cola announced that it will replace the popular diet drink with new diet soft drink, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, after global sales...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 27th, 2017

HBO approves new alternate reality show ‘Confederate’ HBO executives have given the go-ahead for a new series from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creative geniuses behind Game of Thrones. As Game of Thrones begins winding down,...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 20th, 2017
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Transitioning to Digital Banking WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 – Wells Fargo has started an initiative to cut expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019 and that is done partially by eliminating 450 branches across the country. They...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 19th, 2017
Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter and Delta Airlines Are At Each Others Throats Ann Coulter was none too pleased when she found her seat taken by another passenger while boarding a Delta Airlines flight from New York City to Florida on Saturday. What infuriated...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 18th, 2017