Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Internet Visits Come With A Price At Wis. Jail

jail CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- Inmates at the Chippewa County Jail can now visit with friends or family face-to-face via the Internet. But those visits come with a price. The jail has installed new telecommunications equipment from Securus Technologies that operates much like Skype. Anyone with high-speed Internet and a webcam can dial into the jail's system to communicate with an inmate, instead of physically visiting the facility. "They gave us new monitors and web-based visitations," Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said. "We took the old monitors out, and Securus put the new monitors in." The online visits cost $1 a minute with a $20 minimum, so even a 2-minute visit will cost $20, the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1hscEU7 ) reported. Chippewa County paid $2,000 for the system and Securus invested about $100,000, the sheriff said. People visiting the jail in person sit at a video screen on the building's first floor and talk to inmates on the second or third floors. Face-to-face visitations through a glass window actually are quite rare, Kowalczyk said. "We still have face-to-face under certain circumstances, like if someone is going to prison," he said. All video chats, at the jail and via the Internet, are recorded. Users of the Internet system must sign a form indicating they will abide by rules of conduct. --- Information from: Leader-Telegram, http://www.leadertelegram.com/
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Monday, February 17, 2014

funny Groom Speeches — Learn How To Write Down.

Are you trying to write a funny groom speech? All Grooms are. Typically the best man speech is the funniest wedding reception speech, but the groom's speech is often quite funny too; I assume it is simply a man thing.

Funny groom speeches are fantastic when talking regarding the best man or memories, but grooms also require to remember their beautiful bride. Even during a funny groom speech, the groom be supposed to still be sweet, caring, and kind towards his stunning new wife.

When going to write a funny groom speech, be prepared. You'll have to incorporate the perfect quantity of joking within your speech. Too much may be a disaster—while too little would just be degrading. You will need to remember the ceremonial setting (your wedding) and the variety of guests (many age groups, religions, ethnic backgrounds, etc.). A good rule of thumb to get a funny groom speech is to be more light hearted and laid back than the father of the bride's speech, but less humorous than the best man speech.

While the best man speech has hysterical, awkward stories, a groom speech must have one-liners, but definitely not clichés… funny wedding jokes could be suitable, but remember to include a number of seriousness in your speech as well. Don't make your marriage a joke; this is the remainder of your life we're talking about here.

Tips for Funny Groom Speeches :

Funny groom speeches should start out with a hilarious, one-liner joke to catch everyone's interest. Next, on behalf of your wife, you must express gratitude all the guests for their support.

Now you need to thank your wife, after all, she is the girl that has made this all achievable. Give explanation how you initially met, any romantic stories (engagement?) and probably your first impressions of one another.

From here, you may move into ordinary activities you two share and show what causes you to two click so well. Why is this love will last forever?

Compliment your wife, tell her how handsome she looks and how you look forward to waking up to her beautifulness each day for the rest of your life (try not to be too cliché). After you have thanked the bride, go on to thanking her dad and mom, and then your own father and mother. Thank them for how fine they raised the two of you and for their support (this is also an appropriate time to present them gifts).

Next, thank your best man. Thank him for being there to support you and being such a big part of your life (this is an appropriate time to be funny).
In addition, on behalf of the bride as well, thank the maid of honor, bridesmaids, and pageboys.

Also, thank any other helpers in the wedding. If any person contributed financially or simply with taking photos, thank anyone who made this day as beautiful and perfect as it was. Finish your wedding speech with a quick memorable quote, funny story, or poem that references to yourself and your wife. This should be sweet, unforgettable, and caring.