Neighbor’s botched tree removal destroys house
BELLEVUE, Wash. — A man trying to get a tree cut down for free wound up destroying his neighbor’s house. >> Read more trending newsThe neighbor who owned the tree told KIRO the tree needed to be removed because it frequently shed branches on his roof. “Half the house is completely destroyed,” Jacobsen told KIRO. “We sadly just finished a kitchen remodel and kind of remodeled in here.”Neighbor’s botched tree removal destroys house The neighbor told KIRO he hired someone to cut the tree down for free, in exchange for the wood. Turning Leaf Tree Service told KIRO that taking down the 140-foot tree should have been a five-to-six-person job costing $3,000-$4,000.wftv.com
Life-Changing Home Organizing Secrets With Nikki Boyd | Real Simple Idea Home
Over the years, the Real Simple editorial team has collaborated with dozens of pro organizers, and we've doled out plenty of our own organizing secrets—but while working with Nikki Boyd on the 2021 Real Simple Home, we still learned a few new tricks.news.yahoo.com
In the past 10 years, millions more ash trees have died, and the invasive buckthorn now makes up 36% of the Chicago region’s trees, census shows
People who care about trees are fighting to save them as Morton Aboretum census shows their benefits: natural cooling on hot days, carbon and pollution removal, safeguards against flooding, homes for creatures of all sorts, a daily boost to our physical and mental health.chicagotribune.com
90-year-old woman escapes injury after massive tree falls on home
ORLANDO, Fla. – An elderly woman is shaken but unharmed after a large tree fell on her home Sunday. Orlando police say the 90-year-old woman was in a back room when the tree fell onto her Bentley Street house. Police say the home was badly damaged, but the woman escaped without a scratch. The tree also took down power lines in the area, temporarily knocking out electricity in the area.
Sports Illustrated: Georgia mascot Uga is best ever
ATHENS, Ga. - Sports Illustrated is celebrating college football's 150th season by ranking the top 10 all-time greatest mascots, putting the University of Georgia's bulldog in first place. The magazine includes both real and costumed mascots in this week's edition. Following Uga is the Duck at the University of Oregon, Mike the tiger at Louisiana State University, Bevo the longhorn bull at the University of Texas and Stanford University's Tree. The University of Colorado's 1,200-pound live buffalo named Ralphie, University of South Carolina's costumed gamecock named Cocky, Western Kentucky University's Big Red, Syracuse University's orange named Otto and University of Tennessee's bluetick coonhound named Smokey closed the list. The latest Uga is the 10th iteration of the mascot, which the magazine says has been a staple since 1956.
Riot Act: What Happened the Night of the Stonewall Uprising
Police were notorious for raiding bars in the West Village and downtown Manhattan, havens for the LGBTQ community, that were suspected of serving homosexual customers. If you sat at a gay bar, you could not turn around, Tree said. It reopened with new money thanks to members of the Genovese crime family syndicate and became popular in the LGBTQ community. The rebellion mobilized the LGBTQ community and its allies in a way not yet seen. In 2011, New York State legalized same-sex marriage, becoming the sixth state at that time to do so.
"Ugly" Christmas tree in Pennsylvania won't come down after all
"Ugly" Christmas tree in Pennsylvania won't come down after all A much-criticized Christmas tree in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, is still standing. Many community members complained that it looked ugly and local officials started to take it down Monday, but as Vicente Arenas reports, the tree got a last-minute reprieve.cbsnews.com
11/17 Missouri gears up for Ferguson grand jury decision,Tree planted on Capitol Hill commemorates Emmett Till
11/17 Missouri gears up for Ferguson grand jury decision,Tree planted on Capitol Hill commemorates Emmett Till In St. Louis, protesters marched near the county courthouse where grand jurors will soon make their decision on whether to charge a police officer in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown last.Chicago teen Emmett Till was brutally killed in 1955 for whistling at a white woman - an event that helped spur the nation's civil rights movement. Till is now being memorialized on Capitol Hill.cbsnews.com
Christmas in July: Who will supply White House Christmas tree?
Christmas in July: Who will supply White House Christmas tree? For most people, it’s a little early to be fussing over Christmas trees, unless you’re competing for the right to supply the tree that will grace the Blue Room of the White House. Chris Botek of Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Leighton, Pennsylvania, won that honor. Chip Reid reports.cbsnews.com