Two years ago, Kathie Rozar sadly decided to place her husband, Larry, in assisted living, unable to handle his Alzheimer’s disease. He’d lost his job as a plumbing wholesaler, and he’d grown combative enough to shove their son. Without deadbolts and hidden keys, Larry would wander off.
Bobby Parker: Legislative leaders are aching to get tougher on those of us who have been so brash as to seek unemployment benefits at a time when we need a little help. Now, they want to make sure that you’re not sitting on your duff lapping up that $350 to lavish on, say, utilities to power your Internet job search, gas to get you to an interview or ... food?
This video was taken by a passenger on an Aug. 14 flight from Charlotte to Tampa. It shows a pilot who, while flying as passenger, texted during takeoff, in violation of federal rules. Video courtesy of The Charlotte Observer