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ND – Vice President Mike Pence landed at the North Dakota Air National Guard
Base in Fargo, ND. Over 200 people
waited to welcome the Vice President as he landed at the Base. Then his motorcade left to take him to the
Delta Hotel and make a speech on tax relief.
Pence also was in Fargo to give his support for Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N-D
who is running for U.S. Senate against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
Governor Doug Burgum and his wife, first lady Kathryn greeted Vice President
Mike Pence. Also,
welcoming Pence were Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, the N.D. adjutant general and Col.
Britt Hartley, the 119th Wing Commander. Pence left in the afternoon to deliver a
speech in Minneapolis at an America First Policies.
- The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the largest in the world with over
150,000 participants and two million plus people along the parade route. The year of 2018 marks the 257th
parade. The route of the parade was
along 5th Ave from 44th Street to 79th
Street. His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal
Dolan stood in front of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral greeting and blessing participants
on the parade route. Bag pipes, dancers,
bands and loads of green filled the NYC streets.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined the
parade route. Loretta Brennan Glucksman
was the grand marshal. Dignitaries
included New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor of New
York City Bill de Blasio, police Commissioner James O’Neill and many more. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce blew the whistle to kick off the parade is retiring this year.
ND – The band Hairball filled the Fargo Civic Auditorium with a well-coordinated
Rock & Roll concert with all the effects of sound, lights, costumes and
props. The talented members of the band
kept the show moving non-stop.
Opening act with KISS continuing with music created by the legend Prince, Queen, Journey, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper plus many
others. Hairball has a built up a large
base of loyal fans that were fully embracing the performance that was continual
for over two and half hours. Hairball
has been performing for 18 years across the country with all age groups packing
the venues. The Jackson 3 opened the
Vegas, Nevada – Mandalay Bay Convention Center is filled to the brim with new technology
that photographers are gathered to embrace.
Wedding and portrait photographers from all over the country have been gathering
this week to stay ahead of the fast moving industry to give their clients the
best that can be offered.
Products from all different companies are on
display and available to be tested by the attendees. Drones have been at a fast pace within the
industry opening different opportunities for the photographers to offer their
clients. With the broadening of drones
comes with it new technique to use the equipment and rules that are directed by
the government. Camera and independent
lens were being checked out along with different level of travel bags that met
the airline guidelines. The great
advantage of WPPI is that everyone is willing to share ideas and help improve
the industry so that everyone can succeed.
Grand Forks, ND – Rodney
Carrington brought a large crowd of fans to hear his jokes and perform original
music at the Alerus Center. The weather
earlier in the day was hit with snow and high winds that could have been an
easy excuse for fans to just stay home but Carrington’s fans are loyal. Carrington had a strong theme that came from
the personal viewpoint of his life from an early age and carried forward to his
age now. He went non-stop with his
stories and humor with an embracing Mature audience.
Rodney Carrington’s talent carried forward on
the second half by singing with his guitar to his original music. Carrington has a wide range of talent
encompassing the stand-up comedian, actor and country music artist. He has released with major-labeled albums;
six with original music and has starred in “Rodney” sitcom and film 2008 “Beer
for My Horses.”
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