Why We Love to Loathe Manhattans Upper East Side: From F. Scott Fitzgerald to

Why We Love to Loathe Manhattans Upper East Side: From F. Scott Fitzgerald to
While NYC Prep's token public schooler Taylor DiGiovanni never cited classic literature, her story is an extension of Nick's: outsider fantasizes about entering the world of the elite, admires their designer labels and lavish circumstances, but is …
Read more on Daily Beast

June in Rochester: One of the soggiest ever
This soggy month is now among the top 10 wettest Junes in Rochester history. As of 10 p.m. on the month's final day, the rainfall total stood at 6.23 inches, more than double our normal June ration. That makes this June the 10th rainiest on record in …
Read more on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Police ID men shot in NE Rochester
Police say someone shot a 20-year-old city man early Monday near a Portland Avenue gas station. The shooting occurred just after 2:30 a.m. about two blocks from the northeast Rochester site where Rashod "Shoddi" Lewis was shot to death last Monday.
Read more on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Surge in passport applications as Syrians flee: report

Surge in passport applications as Syrians flee: report
The documents are now issued without the prior consent of Syria's security services, which used to have the final say on issuing all passports. A presidential decree has doubled the cost of a new passport to $ 400 (355 euros), or $ 200 for a renewal. Al …
Read more on Yahoo News

PHL Embassy in Madrid issuing machine-readable passports starting June 29
"The Philippine Embassy in Madrid wishes to inform applicants for Philippine passports that due to technical difficulty with passport production in Manila, Machine-Readable Passports (MRPs) will be issued starting 29 June 2015 and will continue until …
Read more on GMA News

If we pull up the drawbridge we become a nation of hypocrites
Those who brandish a “good passport” (and the UK variety ranks fourth for visa-free acceptance) to cross most boundaries without hindrance or suspicion have no right to fret about the minor inconveniences of people-processing in bulk. Everyone who …
Read more on The Independent

Toutdom in control at regional passport office
"The total fee charged for a passport is Rs 1,500, but if one were to approach a so called agent you could end up paying Rs 5,000 or more. We have seen many applicants being misled, but there is little we can do as they operate from public property …
Read more on Times of India

ORV riders invited to annual Houghton County SPORT Ride June 13

ORV riders invited to annual Houghton County SPORT Ride June 13
Residents can purchase the Passport for just $ 11 ($ 5 for motorcycles) at the time of Michigan license plate renewal through Secretary of State. Forgot to check “YES” during renewal? Residents and nonresidents can purchase a Recreation Passport window …
Read more on UPMatters.com

Moral police question live-in relationship
"My passport is due to expire in September and since I may have to go abroad, I decided to apply for renewal after Karthik got his passport renewed. On March 17, I got an appointment at the regional passport office where I submitted all documents. I …
Read more on Pune Mirror

Everyday Cheapskate: Hidden benefits in your AAA membership
When I pulled out my American Automobile Association membership card to get a discount for tickets to Sea World this past weekend, I locked eyeballs with “YEARS AS MEMBER: 40” printed on the card and nearly passed out. That seemed … International …
Read more on Red Bluff Daily News

Voter registration deadline is Saturday for June primary

Voter registration deadline is Saturday for June primary
Myrtle Beach council still working to fit new sand volleyball facility into budget … Forms of accepted ID include a valid driver's license or photo ID issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, U.S. passport, federal military ID, or a voter …
Read more on The State

Rob Flaherty : Sketching The Future
“I thought from the beginning he was a total rockstar,” recalls Feldman, who hired him as an associate director at Ketchum's New York office after first bringing him to Burson. “We already had an associate director for that spot, which had the …
Read more on The Holmes Report

Voter ID in national focus
Hosemann, who holds degrees from Notre Dame University, New York University and the University of Mississippi School of Law, said he did not want Mississippi to repeat mistakes made in the past when it came to the state's voter laws. … 3 election …
Read more on DeSoto Times Today

HC orders warrants against overseers of 36 buildings
The government buildings against which the court has ordered the warrants are the Regional Passport Office, Shram Bhavan, and Central Bank of India, Raikhad. Apart from these, Madhupura's Agrasen Tower, Navrangpura's Mrudul Tower, Bhagwati Chambers …
Read more on Times of India

Questions and Answers – June 25

Questions and Answers – June 25
The cost of living is low, increasing by around 1 percent annually. In 2008 inflation was more …. The services that will increasingly move online include passport renewals and tax payments, amongst a range of other initiatives. Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi …
Read more on Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited by the FBI?
The first is that he returned to Russia in 2012, ostensibly to renew his Russian passport so he could file an application for US citizenship. The second is that Tsarnaev then jeopardized his citizenship application with conspicuous, provocative …
Read more on OpEdNews