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President Trump’s Rose Garden Event ‘Biggest Breach Of National Security In The History Of The Country’

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BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh called the White House’s Rose Garden event for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett “probably the biggest breach of national security in the history of our country.”

On September 26, President Trump held an outdoor ceremony at the Rose Garden, which was attended by about 200 people — many of whom were not wearing masks or following social distancing guidelines. There are also photos of some of the attendees inside the White House on Saturday.

“If you gather at a party of 25 people or more, there’s a chance that somebody is a carrier COVID, and all of a sudden now we have a super spreader event,” Walsh said. “We saw this at the White House last week. We saw about 100 people sitting on, I think it was the South Lawn or the Rose Garden. Nobody was wearing a mask. Nobody

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Air National Guard Volunteers Assist at Alaska Kitchen > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Story

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Since mid-August, Alaska Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 176th Force Support Flight Sustainment Services, who are local to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough area, have been volunteering their time to assist the Five Loaves, Two Fish Kitchen in Wasilla, Alaska.

“As a force in readiness, the relevancy of the National Guard increases through the flexibility of these Airmen,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Franz Deters, the senior noncommissioned officer in charge of the volunteer effort.

The kitchen relies on donations from the Food Bank and other foundations to prepare quality meals for local Mat-Su residents in need. The organization employs only one professional chef, Air Force veteran Mike Gordon, and the rest of the staff is completely made up of unpaid volunteers. The kitchen is next door to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, whose kitchen committee heads up the operation.

“When the guard started volunteering here, we were very short staffed,” said

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Inuvo’s IntentKey Uncovers Changing Home Renovation Audience Behaviors in Midst of COVID-19 for National Home Improvement Retailer Client

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE American: INUV), a leading provider of marketing technology, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that serves brands and agencies, today announces how the IntentKey artificial intelligence (AI) technology has built strong brand awareness with new audiences for a national home improvement retailer client by uncovering changing audience behaviors in the midst of COVID-19.

The pandemic has created a boom in home remodeling, as more time at home has changed the way people need their homes to function. Houzz reported a 58% increase in professional referrals for projects year-over-year. In a Porch.com survey, more than 75% of consumers said they plan to take on a new project within the next 12 months. CNBC coverage also boasts record high equity is giving homeowners the financial flexibility and confidence to reinvest in their homes as real estate prices increase amid record low

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Summerville’s Katie’s Krops reflects on over a decade of national community garden work | News

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SUMMERVILLE — Not many people can say they were internationally recognized for their service, created a program that spans across the United States or are a published author. 

Summerville native Katie Stagliano did all three by the time she was 21. 

“Age is just a number,” she said. “You will be amazed at what you can accomplish.” 



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Katie Stagliano (left) and her mother, Stacy, remove tree roots from a tiller they were using to break up soil in a garden bed on Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020, at Crossroads Community Church in Summerville. Gavin McIntyre/Staff




Stagliano is the founder of Katie’s Krops, a community garden organization with the goal of combating hunger through donating produce. She is also the organizer of Katie’s Krops Garden-To-Table Dinners, a program in which Stagliano and other volunteers serve fresh meals to local residents.

The organization started in 2008 with a garden

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Police, National Guard to handle ‘savage’ situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt joined “The Ingraham Angle” Tuesday night, where he addressed plans to protect monuments on federal property, saying he has taken more measures to safeguard the artifacts.

“This evening, I requested from the secretary of defense that the National Guard be available to us to begin to redact additional monuments. Earlier today, I instructed the erection of a fence at Lafayette Plaza as well as at St. John’s Church. And we will protect these monuments and we will do it with the dispatch and severity last night,” Bernhardt said. “Our Park Police and the Metro D.C. Police, as well as the U.S. Secret Service uniformed patrol, did an excellent job in addressing the issue and rapidly protecting the statue. And those activities will continue.”

FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON TO ULYSSES S. GRANT: STATUES, MONUMENTS VANDALIZED EXTEND BEYOND CONFEDERATES AMID BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS

“These people are exceptional,” Bernhardt

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Interior Secretary temporarily halts use of prison labor at national parks after internal probe

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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt on Thursday temporarily halted the use of prison labor in national parks after an internal watchdog investigation called on the National Park Service (NPS) to develop standardized policies for its use of prison labor. 

“I hereby order and direct NPS to immediately cease the use of prison labor. Any agreements in place regarding the same are hereby rendered null and void,” he said in a memo. 

A department official told The Hill that the prison work program would only be stopped until proper policies and protocols are established. Bernhardt has given officials 60 days to come up with such policies. 

Earlier on Thursday, Interior Department’s inspector general’s office released a management advisory which said that NPS, “has no policies or formal procedures in place for the management of inmates while they are under the supervision of the NPS and working in national parks.” 

It found that

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Earth’s Interior | National Geographic

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Inside the Earth

The Earth’s interior is composed of four layers, three solid and one liquid—not magma but molten metal, nearly as hot as the surface of the sun.

The deepest layer is a solid iron ball, about 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) in diameter. Although this inner core is white hot, the pressure is so high the iron cannot melt.

The iron isn’t pure—scientists believe it contains sulfur and nickel, plus smaller amounts of other elements. Estimates of its temperature vary, but it is probably somewhere between 9,000 and 13,000 degrees Fahrenheit (5,000 and 7,000 degrees Celsius).

Above the inner core is the outer core, a shell of liquid iron. This layer is cooler but still very hot, perhaps 7,200 to 9,000 degrees Fahrenheit (4,000 to 5,000 degrees Celsius). It too is composed mostly of iron, plus substantial amounts of sulfur and nickel. It creates the Earth’s magnetic field and

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Visit an Open Garden – National Garden Scheme

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Regular openings
within miles of


Results showing Garden Openings which are gardens that open on a specific day/dates for the National Garden Scheme. You can just turn up during their specified hours and enjoy the garden. Results listed in opening date order. To adjust distance, or use advanced filters, click the filters button above to broaden or narrow your search.

Results showing Group Openings which is when a number of gardens open together on the same day. Results listed in opening date order. To adjust distance, or use advanced filters, click the filters button above to broaden or narrow your search.

Results showing By Arrangement gardens. These are gardens that welcome visitors on pre-agreed dates. Please contact the garden owner to discuss your requirements and arrange a date for a group or bespoke visit. Results listed in opening date order. To adjust distance, or use advanced filters, click the

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The National Garden | United States Botanic Garden

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National Garden at the U.S. Botanic Garden

Leave plenty of time to stroll through our newest outdoor garden. A natural complement to the U.S. Botanic Garden, the National Garden highlights the amazing diversity of American plants.

The three-acre National Garden draws inspiration from the environments of the Mid-Atlantic region. Conceived as an outdoor laboratory for gardening in harmony with natural ecosystems, the Garden opened in the fall of 2006.

The major features of the National Garden are:

  • The Regional Garden features Mid-Atlantic native plants that highlight the beauty of the region’s flora.
  • The Rose Garden is an ongoing experiment, showcasing roses that thrive in the Mid-Atlantic when grown using organic methods.
  • The Butterfly Garden demonstrates how gardens provide vital resources for pollinators.
  • The First Ladies Water Garden honors the contribution of our nation’s First Ladies.
  • The Lawn Terrace functions as a welcoming area for outdoor tours, festivals and summer classes.
  • The Amphitheater is an outdoor gathering place
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National Garden Clubs | The Garden Clubs Network

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A Network for Services, Learning and Fun

With a history tracing back to 1891, National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC), has inspired, educated and supported generations of gardeners, and grown to become the largest volunteer organization of its type in the U.S.

NGC is a not-for-profit organization that brings together nearly 165,000 members and 5,000 local garden clubs coast-to-coast. The organization comprises many of the nation’s most respected botanic gardens and plant societies, along with:


Membership in National Garden Clubs, Inc. begins at the local club level with meetings, speakers, courses, flower shows and civic improvement projects of particular interest to an individual club’s members. For those who wish to expand their gardening horizons, there are numerous networking opportunities through a variety of state, regional and national meetings, educational programs and schools.

Men, women and kids of all ages and backgrounds are active in garden club activities

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