Marking 250 days since Russia launched its full-scale attack on Ukraine, ALDE Party co-Presidents Senator Timmy Dooley and Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP issued the following statement:

The ALDE Party affirms its steadfast support for the people of Ukraine and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and we applaud their continued courage in their fight for freedom against the unprovoked and unjustified Russian invasion.

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the indiscriminate air strikes all over Ukraine and the brazen Russian targeting of civilian infrastructure, to the detriment of innocent civilian lives.

We deplore the sham referenda and of the illegal annexation of

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Good morning everyone! Hope you’re finding ways to beat the heat! Let’s get your Thursday started!

Fun Fact: Across the world, about one billion metric tons of food is wasted every year. An estimated 61 per cent come from houses while 26 per cent is from restaurants and 13 per cent is from grocery stores.

On this day

In 1928, IX summer Olympic Games begin in Amsterdam.

In 1945, Betty Lou Oliver, known as Elevator Girl, survives after falling 75 storeys in an elevator in the Empire State Building. She was operating the elevator and a plane flew into the

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One positive outgrowth of the pandemic is the way that seemingly every food-and-drink establishment sprouted some kind of outdoor dining venue. The more, the merrier, right? Listing them all isn’t feasible, but be on the lookout for more suggestions in the coming weeks, and be sure to check hours and availability in advance. In the meantime, here’s a place to start:

Patio epicenter

If there’s one neighborhood that outdoes all others in terms of patios, it’s St. Paul’s Cathedral Hill. The gold standard — not just for the neighborhood, but for the Twin Cities — is the spacious, leafy patio

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CINCINNATI — May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so the Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati (AACAC) is kicking off the month with Asian Food Week.

After a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes over the past year, the local Asian American community decided to host events all month long with the hope of educating those from other communities.

The first of those events is Asian Food Week where 50 restaurants, stretching from Northern Kentucky to Oxford, Ohio, are offering deals, specials and secret menu items to customers.

“We want to use food as a catalyst because food

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The pandemic leveled many local businesses over the last year, but a restaurant in Edmond found a way to survive.

Josh and Michelle Spurlock’s dream came true last year when they opened BlueJ’s Rockin’ Grill.

“We wanted to transfer into a brick and mortar,” Michelle Spurlock said. “We found out about this and we live in Edmond and we thought it would be good to be part of this community, so we decided we would give this a shot.”

Unfortunately, the Spurlocks said their dream quickly turned into a nightmare.

“We originally opened March 17th of last year, which is

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