Also on Sept. 1 – in 1995: The Rock ‘n Roll Museum opened in Cleveland; in 1973 George Foreman ko’d Jose “King” Roman in 1 for heavyweight boxing champ; 1963 Cards pitcher Curt Simmons stole the homeplate; 1958 Cards “Vinegar” Bend Mizzell walked a record of nine men in shutout; 1939 Hitler ordered the extermination of mentally ill and World War II began with Germany’s invasion of Poland taking Danzig; 1902 Tinker, Evers & Chance appeared for the first time.
Dish customers received this notice in the mail:
Subject: Important Notification Regarding Addition of Arbitration Provision and Other Changes to your DISH Residential Customer Agreement
We recently made changes to your Residential Customer Agreement with DISH. One of the changes adds an arbitration provision that requires you to use either arbitration or small claims court, not a jury trial, to resolve any legal disputes with DISH. The details of the arbitration provision are provided below.
You may opt out of this arbitration provision by providing written notice to DISH within 30 days. The details are provided in Section 12(H) below, and a form that you can use to opt out is available at http://www.dish.com/downloads/legal/arbitration-opt-out.pdf.
The most recent version of the Residential Customer Agreement, which incorporates the arbitration provision along with the other changes, can be viewed at http://www.dish.com/downloads/legal/residential-agreement.pdf.
Thank you for being a DISH customer,
DONALD TRUMP has yet to call an end to the violence epidemic. In 2013, 33,000 were killed by guns in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s higher than any developed country on the planet. There were 21,100 firearms suicides. In the last week, we almost had three mass shootings: the murders of the TV anchors in Roanoke; in West Virginia, a boy pointed a pistol in the teacher’s head and Boston cops stopped two men from massacring at a Pokemon convention.
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ SIX SHORT STORIES BECOME ONE-ACTS IN A NEW PROJECT
The Acting Company in N.Y.C. is presenting the “Desire” project that includes adaptations by six different playwrights beginning Wednesday at the 59E59 theaters. In adapting “Oriflamme” (1944) writer David Grimm retains the St. Louis setting. Marcus Gardley adapted “Desire and the Black Masseur” (1946) and John Guare wrote “Portrait of a Girl in Glass” (1943).
WEDDING BELLS RINGING TONIGHT in Peoria for WashU grad Dr. Sarah Dorothy Sicher, a psychiatrist, and Adam Ross Salky, a film director in L.A. In Leesburg, VA, WashU alum Samuel Lipson, an attorney, and Abigail Weiss, a teacher.
HISTORIC AUG. 31:
In 2004 The GOP nominates George W. Bush as presidential candidate
1991 Our town’s William Webster ends his term as 14th CIA director
1975 Former Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa reported missing
1959 Sandy Koufax breaks Dizzy Dean’s NL mark of 18 strikeouts in a game
1941 “The Great Gildersleeve” debuts on NBC
JEB BUSH BELIEVES PEOPLE SHOULD WORK LONGER HOURS. The 2016 candidate for prez believes extending the work day will boost economic growth (AlterNet). Meanwhile, three of his fundraising consultants are out due to “personality conflicts.”
IN ONE DAY ON RADIO you can hear nary a word of displeasure with Donald Trump from Limbaugh, Hannity, Ingraham and Savage.