Welts, who knew he was gay in his early teens, has been with the league since 1969. He started as a ballboy for the now defunct Seattle Supersonics, and then rose to the top echelons of the league front office, as a master of public relations. Welts was the architect behind the expansion of the All Star Game into a full weekend, adding the three point shooting competition.
Without a Medicaid expansion, the state’s working poor will continue relying on emergency rooms _ the most costly treatment option _ instead of primary care doctors. The Texas Hospital Association estimates that care for uninsured patients cost hospitals in the state $4.5 billion in 2010. (AP Photo/Eric Gay).
Paula, left, and husband Chris White, standing at right, pose with their children and some of their 600 lb Gorillas frozen ice cream sandwiches and cookies in Duxbury, Mass. The 600 lb Gorillas company, which the couple founded, filed suit against ice cream supplier Mister Cookie Face, claiming millions of dollars in lost profits because the supplier changed the ice cream recipe contrary to the agreement. The case will be heard in Boston federal court in July 2018.
(AP Photo/Mark J. / UNITED STATES / BASKETBALL TEAM: USA’s Russell Westbrook, left, talks with Kevin Durant during practice for the World Basketball Championship, in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. I thought it would be great to become an advocate for breast health awareness, and especially since breast cancer affects the African American community at the highest rate, I thought it would be great to be a part of that. Maybe using my small notoriety to be able to reach people from all walks of life women and inner city kids and just encouraging young girls from 18 and over to make sure they’re doing their self exam once a month and to also debunk a lot of myth, that it doesn’t have to run in your family, that it doesn’t necessarily have to be hereditary, and also men are susceptible to breast cancer. So many people don’t really know that, but 95 percent of early detection, they’re more likely to not be for long with breast cancer and be cured..
What explains this disconnect and, in spite of the shift the Paris agreement represents, is there a risk we may fail to act in a manner that’s commensurate with the magnitude of the issue unless we have a greater sense of collective urgency? Is it possible the answer to those questions may be more psychological than political? In fact, is it possible that the root cause of climate change and our historic inability to respond to it is a direct result of our fundamental alienation from the natural environment? In anthropological terms, our alienation from nature is an aberration. The scholar and historian Theodore Roszak observed that most traditional societies equated reciprocity between the human and the non human to be the very definition of sanity. They saw madness as an imbalance between the individual and the natural environment or between an entire community and the natural environment..