Miss Myanmar 2020 Granted Refuge With Chin Community in Indianapolis
Miss Myanmar 2020 Thuzar Wint Lwin, also known as Candy, was granted asylum in the U.S. with help from Indianapolis’ Chin community after she allegedly received an arrest warrant for speaking out about the unrest in her country. The 22-year-old activist and pageant contestant received a modeling job through We Are JEM Model Agency in New York through the community's efforts. Thuzar and Miss Grand International 2020 Han Lay are among several Burmese celebrities who have allegedly received arrest warrants for speaking out against the military, leaving them facing jail time if they were to return home.news.yahoo.com
Harveys Supermarket, Winn-Dixie will host a COVID-19 safe Trick-or-Treat event
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With Halloween right around the corner, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie are ready to share some candy! Candy stations will be placed throughout the stores, which will be served safely by store associates wearing masks and gloves. The Candy filled event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. However, face masks are required for the health of customers and supermarket associates. All Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores will be participating in the event.
Lowe’s to offer curbside trick-or-treating this Halloween
Lowe’s announced the launch of its curbside trick-or-treating event at its stores across the country. The event will run from 6-7 p.m. on Oct. 22 and Oct. 29. Space is limited, so be sure to choose your location and event date to save your spot for free sweet treats and a kid-sized pumpkin. There are six locations in Duval County, two in Clay County, one in Nassau County and one in Camden County. Click here to find a Lowe’s location near you.
Mother says daughter was given drug-laced candy & ended up in hospital
Mother says daughter was given drug-laced candy & ended up in hospitalPublished: September 25, 2020, 3:05 pmRichards said her daughter is making progress every day, but at moments, she will shake without control and has to be spoon fed.
Halloween tradition: Trunk or Treat event coming to Lake City
LAKE CITY, Fla. – Mark your calendars! Christ Central in partnership with Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce announced plans for the annual Trunk or Treat event to be held Friday, October 23rd from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Christ Central. The event was moved to adjust for social distancing measures related to COVID-19. “We love our community and are happy that Christ Central could offer a space where we can still host Trunk or Treat while making it as safe as possible during these unprecedented times," Lead Pastor Lonnie Johns of Christ Central said. Guests are asked not to attend if they are running a fever, have COVID-19 symptoms, or anyone in the household has symptoms of or has COVID -19.
World’s largest Snickers bar weighs in at over 2 tons in Texas
WACO, Texas – You've heard the saying, that is everything is bigger in Texas? That’s even true for candy. A plant in Waco -- that makes Snickers, M and M’s and Skittles -- has beaten the Guinness World Record for the largest Snickers bar. The bar weighs nearly 4.5 tons. It is the equivalent of more than 43,000 single-size Snickers bars, including more than 1,200 pounds of caramel, peanuts and nougat combined and nearly 3,500 pounds of chocolate.
Avoid a Halloween horror story with these safety tips
Avoid a Halloween horror story with these safety tipsPublished: October 29, 2019, 6:13 pmJust in time for Halloween, the Florida Poison Control Center is warning parents about potential hazards with accessories their children might be wearing for the occasion.
The '80s Are in Full Swing in Teaser for Final Season of 'The Deuce' Starring Maggie
Its 1985, and things are looking very different for The Deuce, which returns for its third and final season. VHS has taken over the porn industry while New York City aggressively tries to change the image of Times Square by taking over the commercial sex properties that used to line 42nd Street. While the HBO drama created by George Pelecanos and David Simon comes to a close with eight episodes in September, Gyllenhaal revealed to ET that things were still very much evolving for Candy in season three. It shifts and changes as we shoot and move through the season," the actress, who also serves as executive producer on the series, said in May. What becomes of Candy, the twins and all the other denizens of Times Square will soon be seen, when The Deuce returns on Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m.