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  • Moody's Analytics: Hillary Clinton Will Win Presidency

    05/23/2016 1:46:06 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 73 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 23, 2016 | Joe Crowe
    Moody's Analytics has released its election model and is predicting that Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States.  Moody's Analytics has correctly predicted the winner of the presidency since 1980, basing its predictions on a two-year change in economic data in home prices, income growth, and gasoline prices, according to an NPR report.  Moody's analyst, Dan White, said that those three things affect a person's daily life the most.  "Things that affect marginal voter behavior most significantly are things that the average American is going to run into on an almost daily basis," White said.  The Moody's analyst told NPR...
  • Shell working to repair leak that spilled 2,000 barrels of oil into Gulf of Mexico

    05/17/2016 9:39:24 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | May 16, 2016 | Oliver Milman
    Shell has said it has begun work to repair a fault in a flowline that has resulted in around 2,000 barrels worth of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. More than 88,000 gallons of oily-water mixture has been released from the Glider Field, a group of four underwater oil wells located around 97 miles south of Port Fourchon in Louisiana. The company said it suspects a line connecting these wells to a Shell platform leaked oil on Thursday, creating a 13 mile-wide slick on the surface of the water. Shell said the oil is not expected to reach the shoreline and...
  • Rhodes won't show: White House raises 'constitutional concerns'

    05/16/2016 7:35:33 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 16, 2016 | Pete Kasperowicz
    The White House told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Monday that Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes won't be testifying on Tuesday about his controversial comments on the Iran deal. In a letter to Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Neil Eggleston, counsel to President Obama, said it would raise "constitutional concerns" if Rhodes were to testify. He also said Congress has been consulted enough. "While the administration will continue to consult closely with Congress on this important matter, testimony by one of the most senior advisers to the president raises significant constitutional concerns rooted in the separation of...
  • IRS Chief: “Trump is a liar, we audited him because his taxes are highly suspicious” [IRS Lies]

    05/16/2016 9:03:14 AM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 157 replies
    Greenville Gazette ^ | March 2, 2016 | Juan Wilder
    “We don’t care who you are,” stated Koskinen, “Whether you go to church, or don’t go to church.” Koskinen explained audits occur when something pops up in your tax returns they find suspicious. It’s basically all about the numbers. Party or religious affiliation is not part of any IRS audit red flag, according to Koskinen.
  • UCF Police: No Threat In Library After Report Of Gun

    04/30/2016 7:47:23 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 10 replies
    AP via Palm Beach Post ^ | April 26, 2016 | N/A
    ORLANDO, Fla. - Campus police say they've found no threat at the University of Central Florida library following unconfirmed reports of a man or woman with a gun, but the incident did lead to an unintended gunshot.
  • Mike Murgio, Palm Beach County School Board Member Arrested by FBI

    04/21/2016 7:36:47 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 9 replies
    WPTV ^ | April 21, 2016 | WPTV Webteam
    See story at link, I'm mobile and not sure what the posting requirements for Scripps is.
  • Man arrested for attempting to take a gun in the Magic Kingdom

    12/12/2015 10:16:19 PM PST · by Roos_Girl · 33 replies
    WFTV ^ | 12/12/15 | N/A
    Video report at link. Summary: Guy is a lawyer, had a concealed carry permit that had expired 10 years ago, park security noticed printing, when questioned guy tried running.
  • Syrian Refugee Family Headed To West Palm Beach

    11/17/2015 3:52:43 PM PST · by Roos_Girl · 21 replies
    CBS 12 News ^ | November 17, 2015 | CBS12 web team
    CBS12 has learned a refugee from Syria is on the way to a new life in West Palm Beach.
  • White House Preparing For Catastrophic Solar Flares

    10/31/2015 7:45:21 AM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 63 replies
    Newser ^ | 10/30/15 | Michael Harthorne
    If a giant solar flare hit the Earth, it could knock out the entire power grid, meaning no more new Taylor Swift singles, no more televised presidential debates, and no more Facebook photos of babies. But it wouldn't be all good news. The Washington Postreports the elecromagnetic pulse—or EMP—created by such an event could wipe out electricity for months on end, creating a global catastrophe. That's why the White House released its National Space Weather Strategy on Thursday. According to the Houston Chronicle, the multiagency plan details how the US will prepare for—and deal with—a massive EMP from space. The six-step plan requires government...
  • A school deemed this Wonder Woman lunchbox as too violent

    08/26/2015 2:04:09 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 55 replies
    MeTV ^ | AUGUST 26, 2015 | Brent DiCrescenzo
    An anonymous Reddit user named twines18 took to the Reddit Pics page and Imgur to share the above images of a Wonder Woman lunchbox. He titled his post: Letter a friend of mine's daughter received from school today. Her Wonder Woman lunchbox features a violent super hero that does not comply with the school's dress code. Pictures of the lunchbox are also attached. According to twines18, a private elementary school, the name and location of which remains unnamed, barred a student from carrying this super cool yellow lunchbox with red and blue stars. The lunchbox depicts Wonder Woman smiling and...
  • Riviera Beach To Vote On Proposed Street Name Change:'Old Dixie Highway' to 'Barack Obama Highway'

    08/19/2015 1:37:19 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 68 replies
    WPTV ^ | 08/19/2015 | WPTV webteam
    Website copyright says info cannot be redistributed, so I linked only.
  • Dr. Ben Carson Response To Accusation Of Research On Fetal Tissue

    08/13/2015 7:29:51 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 123 replies
    Facebook ^ | 08/13/2015 | Dr. Ben Carson
    I wanted to use our time tonight to directly deal with an attack launched on me today by the left and the media. A couple questions came in on this subject, so I want to address it head on. Today I was accused by the press as having done research on fetal tissue. It simply is not true. The study they distributed by an anonymous source was done in 1992. The study was about tumors. I won’t bore you with the science. There were four doctors' names on the study. One was mine. I spent my life studying brain tumors...
  • Report: Jared Fogle allegedly said he paid for sex with 16-year-old girl

    08/01/2015 8:25:01 AM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 52 replies
    Fox 59 ^ | July 31, 2015 | GREG MARGASON
    The FBI has subpoenaed court documents which allegedly contain text messages between former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and a former Subway franchisee, Business Insider reports, citing the franchisee’s attorney. Business Insider reports in those texts, Fogle says he paid for sex with a 16-year-old girl.
  • Meet the 41 Companies That Donate Directly to Planned Parenthood

    07/21/2015 8:41:22 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 79 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 21, 2015 | Melissa Quinn
    Here are the 41 companies that have directly funded Planned Parenthood. Adobe American Cancer Society American Express AT&T Avon Bank of America Bath & Body Works Ben & Jerry’s Clorox Coca-Cola Converse Deutsche Bank Dockers Energizer Expedia ExxonMobil Fannie Mae Ford Groupon Intuit Johnson & Johnson La Senza Levi Strauss Liberty Mutual Macy’s March of Dimes Microsoft Morgan Stanley Nike Oracle PepsiCo Pfizer Progressive Starbucks Susan G. Komen Tostitos Unilever United Way Verizon Wells Fargo Xerox
  • [Vanity]Request Input on Dealing with Difficulty Returning a Purchase To Home Depot

    06/29/2015 3:35:15 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 60 replies
    me | 6/29/2015 | me
    So we bought a shed from Home Depot. I really despise Home Depot, but the price was right (next shed size up with a door wide enough to meet our needs is 30% more expensive at any shed supply store we looked at) and it was locally available and had a 10 year warranty. The shed we bought was advertised on the HD website as having a 64" wide door opening, which we knew would be tight, but would work for our mower. We bought the shed and material for the foundation with cash. My husband worked for 2 days...
  • Sunrail Finishes First Year $27.2 Million In The Red

    05/12/2015 5:41:16 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 41 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 10, 2015 | Dan Tracy
    The SunRail commuter train finished its first year of operation $27.2 million in the red, bringing in $7.2 million while spending $34.4 million. The shortfall was covered by taxpayers through the state Department of Transportation, which oversees the system running from DeBary in Volusia County through downtown Orlando to south Orange County. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, chairman of the SunRail board, called the performance "good for a first year." He predicted SunRail's losses would fall in coming years because the train would carry more passengers and advertising income would increase.
  • Couple to give away their $350,000 Alabama goat cheese farm

    04/30/2015 6:35:56 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 97 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 30, 2015 | Lydia Warren
    If you've ever dreamed of owning your own patch of land and a successful home-grown business then a 200-word essay and $150 is all is could take for it to become a reality. Paul and Leslie Spell, of Humble Heart Farms in Elkmont, Alabama, are giving away their goat cheese farm - complete with their house, 20 acres of land, 56 goats, cheese-making equipment, recipes and even a dog - to the person who writes the best essay about why they should run it. It will cost entrants just $150 to apply and, with an expected 2,500 applications, the couple...
  • 27 students at Olathe Northwest High School test positive for TB

    03/18/2015 11:33:32 AM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 18 replies
    Fox 4 News ^ | March 18, 2015 | STEPHANIE GRAFLAGE
    OLATHE, Kan. — 27 students at Olathe Northwest High School have tested positive for TB. Those who tested positive for TB are not contagious, do not feel sick and do not have TB symptoms, according to a press release from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. 315 students began being tested after a student at Olathe Northwest High School was diagnosed with active tuberculosis. According to the press release, health officials began calling those with a positive TB test on Monday. Letters were mailed home to those who tested negative. “The number of individuals with TB infection does not...
  • Planet Fitness cancels woman's membership after her complaints of transgender woman in locker room

    03/06/2015 6:07:03 PM PST · by Roos_Girl · 122 replies
    Michigan Live ^ | March 06, 2015 | Jessica Shepherd
    A Midland County woman's gym membership was canceled after she refused to stop telling fellow gym members "a man" was using the woman's locker room. Yvette Cormier said the incident occurred Saturday, Feb. 28, when she entered the women's locker room at the Planet Fitness location at 701 Joe Mann Boulevard in Midland. "I was blocked, because a man was standing there," Cormier said. "It freaked me out because, why is a man in here?" Cormier said an employee at the front desk told her that the individual identifies as a woman. After taking her complaints to Planet Fitness' corporate...
  • Controversial standardized tests debut in Florida schools

    03/02/2015 12:44:37 PM PST · by Roos_Girl · 4 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 03/01/2015 | CHRISTINA VEIGA
    More students are expected to flunk. School districts warn they might not be ready. And parents are threatening to boycott. Ready or not — and many school boards, parents and teachers have been screaming to lawmakers that they’re not — Florida will roll out its new, much debated standardized tests on Monday. The Florida Department of Education is forging ahead, even with a host of unknowns hanging in the air. Students, for instance, don’t even know what score they’ll have to make to pass. “We need to question if we have gone too far, too fast,” Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho...