11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 12/18/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin TodayNews, discoveries and fun … 1. The top variety of banana imports could be an endangered species. (Learn more at Nature) 2. Real-life broadcaster Mort Crim inspired Will Ferrell’s character Ron Burgundy in the Anchorman movies. (Learn more at AARP) 3. The Southeast and Northwest are the among the most envious places in the country. (Learn more at memolition.com)   4. For years, an EPA employee kicking back on Cape Cod fooled higher ups that he was doing “intelligence work for the CIA in …

How Would You Decide This Grave Legal Issue?

Posted on 10/28/2013 by |Legal Grounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe law, many argue, should strike a balance between allowing autonomy and protecting society. So when the government steps into what seem to be personal matters, people have been known to object. Take the case of James Davis, a widower in Stevenson, Ala., who wanted to honor his late wife’s wishes by burying her at home. The couple had been married for 48 years. As Davis, now 74, saw it, digging a grave in his front yard was the last …