Gallery: With funding, new leadership in place, Medal of Honor center to begin construction +3 more photos The past year was marked by milestones for organizers of Chattanooga's planned heritage center to honor Medal of Honor recipients, including surpassing significant financial benchmarks and hiring a new director. Still, project leaders say the events of 2018 will pale in comparison as the center begins construction this month, initiates the next phase of its capital campaign and unveils a new name and interior design. "We have finally made it happen," said Maj. Gen. Bill Raines, chairman of the Heritage Center. "We are now going to be able to honor the valor of medal recipients, teach about their character and appreciate how this hard work is going to pay big dividends for our community." The Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center will be a 19,000-square-foot, $6 million facility honoring the 3,522 recipients of the nation's highest award for individual … [Read more...] about With funding, new leadership in place, Chattanooga’s Medal of Honor center to begin construction
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U.S. NEWS 12/29/2018 07:00 am ET Jesse Karmazin claims he can fight aging, and a lot of people want to believe him. By Dana Liebelson and Jesselyn Cook Jesse Karmazin, the 34-year-old founder of the startup Ambrosia, had a pitch journalists couldn’t resist: For a fee, he could help his clients combat aging and its related ills with infusions of blood plasma from the young. Teen donors, vampiric undertones, a serious-sounding study, an $8,000-per-person price tag and rumors that venture capitalist Peter Thiel might be interested earned Ambrosia more than 100 press mentions in just two years. The effects of young plasma, Karmazin told reporters, were astounding. Just one infusion “dramatically improves people’s appearance, their memory and their strength,” he told one reporter. “I want to be clear, at this point, it works. It reverses aging,” he told another. “I’m not really in the camp of saying this will provide immortality … [Read more...] about He Hawks Young Blood As A New Miracle Treatment. All That’s Missing Is Proof.
After struggling with depression since adolescence, California native Cameron Underwood spent much of a June 2016 day drinking, placed a shotgun under his chin and pulled the trigger. The blast destroyed much of his face — and began a journey that led to the most advanced face transplant surgery ever performed. More than two years later, Underwood's priorities are to return to work and start a family of his own someday. "Thank you for not giving up on me," the 26-year-old Yuba City man said to loved ones and family Thursday during a news conference at New York University. The suicide attempt and conventional surgical repairs left him disfigured and required five months of skin grafts just to make reconstructive plastic surgery a possibility. Underwood underwent a successful face transplant at the start of 2018. On Thursday, almost 11 months later, Underwood made his first public appearance, speaking at NYU Langone Health center. Addressing media and dozens of surgeons, … [Read more...] about California man unveils new smile after most advanced face transplant surgery ever
Teemu Pukki has been the main man for Norwich City since signing on a free transfer from Brondby this summer Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Norwich City must get used to other clubs being interested in their key men if they want to continue being successful this season, head coach Daniel Farke has admitted. In recent days media reports in Turkey have suggested Galatasaray are monitoring the superb form of 10-goal striker Teemu Pukki and national newspaper the Telegraph have claimed Premier League side Southampton are considering making an approach for sporting director Stuart Webber.With the Canaries sitting top of the Championship, after nine wins from their last 11 league games, Farke is not worried about the speculation as he presses on with warm weather training in Florida.“I’m really pretty relaxed because that always happens in football, I’ve been working in the game since the age of 18 and it’s always the same,” the German … [Read more...] about Farke says relax, as speculation surfaces following City’s fine form
Bay City News Service Published 9:07 pm PDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 Joseph Tanios, who is one of six candidates running for the District 4 seat being vacated by Annie Campbell-Washington, said in a news release, "Swastikas and other messages of hate have been painted on my campaign signs. It is disgusting." less Joseph Tanios, who is one of six candidates running for the District 4 seat being vacated by Annie Campbell-Washington, said in a news release, "Swastikas and other messages of hate have been painted on my ... more Photo: Jacom Stephens / Getty Image Click through the slideshow to see the racial incidents that have made national headlines recently. Click through the slideshow to see the racial incidents that have made national headlines recently. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images San Jose State University student Esra Altun, … [Read more...] about Oakland city council candidate’s signs vandalized with swastikas