Monthly Archives: June 2009

Should have given him a few years

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Stallworth pleads guilty, gets 30 days in jail

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth(notes) arrives at the Miami-Dade County courtroom in Miami, Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Stallworth is going to serve 30 days in jail after pleading guilty in Florida to a DUI manslaughter charge. The plea deal announced Tuesday calls for the 28-year-old Stallworth to also serve 10 years probation and do 1,000 community service hours for killing a pedestrian he hit with his car. Stallworth had faced up to 15 years in prison.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver…

AP – Jun 16, 12:37 pm EDT

Stallworth also reached a confidential financial settlement to avoid a
potential lawsuit from the family of 59-year-old Mario Reyes, according to
Stallworth attorney Christopher Lyons. Reyes was struck and killed March 14 by
Stallworth, who was driving his black 2005 Bentley after a night drinking at a
swanky hotel bar.

After a night drinking at a bar in Miami Beach’s Fountainebleau hotel,
police said Stallworth hit Reyes, a construction crane operator who was rushing
to catch a bus after finishing his shift around 7:15 a.m. Stallworth told police
he flashed his lights in an attempt to warn Reyes, who was not in a crosswalk
when he was struck.

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No wonder I am so Brilliant!

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It’s Smart to Ride a Bike — and Riding Makes You Smarter

Posted on 11. May, 2009 by Chris Baskind in Health

A green bike lane sign

It’s Bike to Work Week, and all this week, we’ll be discussing smart ways to start using a bicycle for some of the trips you’re currently making by car. But first — how cycling makes you smarter!

That’s right: riding a bicycle, like most forms of aerobic exercise, can actually improve cognitive function. It’s long been known that physical activity can improve your mental outlook and help slow the results of aging, but scientific studies continue to stack up showing that regular exercise actually helps the brain to function better.

So using your bicycle more isn’t just about what you can do for the environment — it’s about doing good for yourself. Check the Daily Footstep all this week for ways to get started. Or get in gear for Friday’s Bike to Work Day by checking out Lighter Footstep’s guide to becoming a bicycle commuter.

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