While I hope that situations, like this one, can be avoided in the future, I am standing solidly behind the actions of these police officers. I continue to be proud that I am the mayor of a very diverse city. However, I also acknowledge the importance of being sensitive to differing points of views, amongst our diverse community, in regards to actions taken by our police department.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The court ruled Friday that to meet the definition of the Iowa law as written such an offensive display must be done in the physical presence of the offended person.The ruling dismisses an indecent exposure charge against 55 year old Jose Willfredo Lopez, who stalked a woman after she rejected his efforts to date her.He sent her a picture of his genitals and showed up at her house, even though she’d obtained a no contact order against him. He was also convicted of stalking and is serving prison time.Sending an unwanted photo of one’s genitals to another adult could still lead to a harassment charge.Injured worker holds trapped man’s head above water until help arrivesInjured worker holds trapped man’s head above water until help arrivesTree trimming machinery toppled onto frozen pond in Rogers (Aerial video from KARE, Minneapolis)Two workers were badly injured in a terrible tree trimming accident in Rogers, Minnesota just before noon on Wednesday. A tree trimming crew using a tracked vehicle with a hydraulic lift bucket slid on icy wet ground and toppled over onto an ice covered pond on private property.

Sketching is a great way to determine whether or not a particular piece of model railroad scenery will fit into your model train layout. If it helps, think of yourself as a designer who needs to see things on paper before he or she sees them in real life. Putting down in a two dimensional sketch will help you picture the final product..

“He is just an incredible, inspiring teacher,” said Hill. “We have about 270 Grade 9 students come to the school every year, and 90 of them take instrumental music because of the program [Johnston] built here. It’s just a great program. Giant space blob glows from within This image shows one of the largest known single objects in the Universe, the Lyman alpha blob LAB 1. This picture is a composite of two different images taken with the FORS instrument on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) a wider image showing the surrounding galaxies and a much deeper observation of the blob itself at the center made to detect its polarization. The intense Lyman alpha ultraviolet radiation from the blob appears green after it has been stretched by the expansion of the Universe during its long journey to Earth.