Man Fulfills Dying Wish Marries Childhood Sweetheart

Arthur Holland fulfilled his dying wish yesterday after marrying his childhood sweetheart, Val Cowen, whom he fell in love 50 years ago.

Cowen, 64, said she she first met Holland, 69, in 1965, when he asked her to dance. After that the two dated but the relationship only lasted nine months.

Arthur Holland Val Cowen

“The first time when I broke it off I think I just got bored,” she said laughing. “It’s the only way I can put it. I was so young you see, you want to spread your wings. I wasn’t taking things so seriously then.” Continue reading

BREAKING: 7.9 Earthquake Strikes Chile

A Magnitude 7.9 earthquake has struck 71km WNW of Illapel, Chile.

Tsunami warnings to follow.

7.9 Earthquake Chile

Data Source AT1
Map showing extent (w,s,e,n) = (-76.9, -36.5, -66.9, -26.5)
31.500°S 71.900°W depth=33.0 km (20.5 mi)
2015-09-16 22:54:26 (UTC)
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Nearby Cities
71km (44mi) WNW of Illapel, Chile
93km (58mi) WNW of Salamanca, Chile
120km (75mi) SSW of Ovalle, Chile
123km (76mi) NNW of La Ligua, Chile
246km (153mi) NNW of Santiago, Chile

7.9M Earthquake 2 Chile

700 Apply for Single Job- Janitor

Canton, Ohio has its share of economic troubles, but those troubles were punctuated as 700 people applied for a single job, the janitorial position at a local Junior High School.

Officials also say, most people who have applied have lost their previous job due to cutbacks. “A lot of people have their stories when they come in. It’s heart-wrenching,” said Superintendent John Richard.