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Wardell Latham
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Attended Illinois Institute of Art
Lives in Brisbane, Australia
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Workout-tracking RunKeeper app acquired by athletics shoe company Asics http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/androidcentral/~3/Z1l5EeenFHo/story01.htm
Sportswear manufacturer Asics has announced that it will acquire popular fitness-tracking app RunKeeper.
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Less than 24 hours after news broke that the City of Cleveland was attempting to recoup $500 from the estate of Tamir Rice for ambulance expenses stemming from his 2014 shooting...
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Turns out, there's more than one way to exchange goods for money on the Internet.
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Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports
CHICAGO (AP) -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was ...
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Proving once again that money can't buy class...
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Woman, 82, tracks down and meets 96-year-old birth mother
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her granddaughter during 20 years of searching. And as a bonus, she has forged a close friendship ...
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Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen
HOUSTON (AP) -- For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen. But now, nearly 56 years after the bludgeoned body of 25-year-old Irene Garza was pulled from an irrigation canal, ...
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A 40-year-old-man in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu might have been killed by a meteorite, the odds of which are 1 in 700,000.
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Chicago teen's death shines light on police code of silence
CHICAGO (AP) -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was ...
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Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
CHICAGO (AP) -- A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. The highly unusual suit was filed Friday in the middle of the ...
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Website Developer & Digital Media Producer
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A  Website Developer &  Designer with several years of experience in the Internet/Information Technology industry and proprietor of +Wardell Design. Wardell  Latham was born and raised in Chicago, IL and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps immediately after high school, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. and served two sea deployments from Okinawa Japan

While enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Wardell received a Certificate of Achievement for graduating third in his occupational training class, was awarded a Certificate of Commendation from his battalion commanding officer for “superior performance of duty”, and earned a Certificate of Good Conduct for creditable conduct. Wardell was a Non Commissioned Officer achieving the rank of Corporal (E-4). Upon his departure from the military he was given an honorable discharge.

As a web developer working primarily with PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Wardell has used his skills to create highly functional, interactive, and dynamic websites, for former employers and many third party clients. 

In addition to working chiefly as an in-house website developer Wardell maintains his own web development business Wardell Design, and a blog  Wardell Design Blog where he writes about a variety of technology and internet related topics including, search engine optimization, social media marketing, consumer electronics, php scripting, and more.
When not in front of the computer he enjoys running, basketball, tennis, and swimming. 
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Proud lefty. Once picked up a 7-10 split. Completed the 2011 Chicago Marathon.
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Website Developer and Designer
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web development, multi-media design, html, php, css, javascript, sass, git, photoshop
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  • Flight Centre Travel Group
    Web Developer, 2015 - present
  • Wardell Design
    Website Developer and Designer, 2004 - present
  • Graf-X
    Web Developer, 2013 - 2015
  • Mr. Kustom
    Chief Website Developer, 2010 - 2011
  • mRelevance
    Web Developer, 2008 - 2010
  • Great Lakes Boating Magazine
    Web Site Manager, 2007 - 2008
  • Cherryone Web Design
    Search Engine Optimization Technician, 2007 - 2007
  • Jewel
    Cashier, 2003 - 2006
  • USMC
    Corporal/Food Service Specialist, 1998 - 2002
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Brisbane, Australia
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Chicago, IL. USA - Okinawa, Japan - Camp Pendleton, CA
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Tropical Triple Crown
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Join us on May 29th for the HIBISCUS HALF MARATHON, the 2016 RRCA Western Regional Championship Half Marathon! Hibiscus RRCA NEW · Learn mor

The horrible consequences of seeking “natural” immunity: Naturopathy and...
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Behind the Ronald Reagan myth: “No one had ever entered the White House ...
www.salon.com

Reagan embarrassed himself in news conferences, Cabinet meetings. Recalling how GOP cringed at his lack of interest

Is this the working hoverboard we've been waiting for? - CNET
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The ArcaBoard just barely meets the "Back to the Future: Part II" deadline with a late 2015 announcement showing the hoverboard truly hoveri

Democrats Are Setting Donald Trump Up For A Bill Clinton Beat Down
www.politicususa.com

Political amateur Donald Trump is being set up to be taken apart by one of the greatest political minds and communicators in modern presiden

Sony SmartWatch 3 review: Goodbye MOTOACTV, hello future of Android Wear...
www.zdnet.com

The Sony SmartWatch 3 earns a permanent spot on Matthew's wrist thanks to its ability to serve as an activity tracker, smartwatch, and GPS f

Hate on parade: When the KKK marched on Washington
mashable.com

At the height of its membership, more than 50,000 Klansmen descended on the nation's capital.

Taco shop trolls burglars by turning robbery footage into commercial
mashable.com

A Las Vegas taco shop has made a hilarious commercial out of its CCTV footage of their restaurant being robbed.

Google is reportedly developing a chatbot-infused messaging service
venturebeat.com

A report in the Wall Street Journal claims that Google is working on yet another mobile messaging service, this one with a heavy focus on ar

A Year Of Spam: The Twoo Experience
techcrunch.com

Twoo, “the fastest growing place to meet new people,” has been spamming people for over a year. Users have been complaining that they get un

Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury: Briton becomes world heavyweight champ...
www.telegraph.co.uk

Follow live coverage of Klitschko v Fury as unbeaten 27-year-old challenger from Manchester stuns one of the greatest heavyweight champions

Waffle House waitress Julie Brightwell ‘fatally shot in the head by John...
www.dailymail.co.uk

Julie Brightwell, a 52-year-old waitress at a Waffle House in Biloxi, Mississippi, was allegedly shot in the head by Johnny Mount, 45, after

2 in sadomasochistic ring sentenced for Marine wife killing |
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Two members of a sadomasochistic sex triangle were sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday for murdering the wife of a Marine de

The Verdict is in: Guess Who's The Worst President in US History?
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By any standard, it's difficult to find any president who did more harm in more ways and left the country in worse shape than this man did.

Kid's realistic 'Guardians of the Galaxy' costume just blew away our Hal...
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One kid's Rocket Raccoon costume, a character from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is the most impressive Halloween costume of 2015.

News from The Associated Press
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HKAPANT, Myanmar (AP) -- Brang Shawng had never written a letter to the president before, never even dreamed of it. But he'd heard that his

Hundreds of officers lose licenses over sex misconduct: AP investigation
www.chicagotribune.com

Flashing lights pierced the black of night, and the big white letters made clear it was the police. The woman pulled over was a daycare work

Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
www.engadget.com

The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing po

Second time staying here, very good service and amenities.
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Great food
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A fun wet time.
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Good food and service, atmosphere not so great
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reviewed a year ago
They've always provided great service for my family.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed 2 years ago
Expensive but good
Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
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