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Nathan Francis


Nathan is a veteran of the newspaper industry, having worked at both daily and weekly papers and as a trade magazine editor. He has covered New York state and national politics, government, education and the business sector and was recently nominated for the National Newspaper Association's 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. Aside from his work in journalism, Nathan is also a contributor to several financial and business-related blogs. Email:

Daytona Wreck: 26 Cars Snagged In Pile-Up During Coke Zero 400


A Daytona wreck claimed 26 cars on Sunday afternoon, forcing a red flag at the Coke Zero 400 and knocking out some big-name competitors. The wreck took place with 98 of a scheduled 160 laps completed at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. It was sparked when cars driven by Greg Biffle and Kasey Kahne bumped… Read more »

Josh Gordon Arrested: Cleveland Browns Star Charged With DWI

Josh Gordon Arrested: Cleveland Browns Star Charged With DWI

Josh Gordon has been arrested again, casting doubt on the future the talented but troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver. Gordon was taken into custody in Raleigh, North Carolina, in the early morning hours on Saturday. Police said he was going 50 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone on U.S. 70. Raleigh… Read more »

Lightning Strikes Seen Across NYC, Creating Breathtaking Images

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Lightning strikes were seen across NYC this week, creating some amazing images that were captured and shared across social media. The storms blew through the Big Apple on Wednesday evening, lighting up the skies over Manhattan. A number of curious residents snapped pictures of the lightning strikes in NYC, including a breathtaking shot of a… Read more »

Jeremy Meeks: Hot Mugshot Guy Gets Modeling Contract

Jeremy Meeks: Hot Mugshot Guy Gets Modeling Contract

Jeremy Meeks has gone from accused felon to signed model. The suspected California gang member made waves late last month when a steamy mugshot was released. Meeks gained a number of admirers, and even secured a Hollywood agent with a knack for taking on controversial clients. Gina Rodriguez signed the 30-year-old Jeremy Meeks to a… Read more »

Dolly Parton Sparks Controversy With Performance At Glastonbury Festival

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Dolly Parton had waited her entire career to play at England’s Glastonbury Festival, but the glow of her accomplishment this weekend didn’t last long before it was overcome by controversy. On Sunday night the country legend took the stage before an estimated 150,000 people, performing at the festival at Worthy Farm in southwest England. Parton… Read more »