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  • Two joggers killed by lightning strike in Cincinnati cemetery

    09/06/2019 5:19:51 AM PDT · by csvset · 39 replies
    WTKR ^ | 5 September 2019 | Staff
    CINCINNATI – Three women were jogging through Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery on Friday when a security guard—seeing a storm approaching—offered them a ride, a cemetery rep tells WLWT. They declined the offer, and all three were hit by a lightning strike moments later as they sheltered under an oak tree. The strike killed Danielle Brosious, 27, who would have celebrated her first wedding anniversary in November. A second woman, Patty Herlinger, was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to her injuries Wednesday, WLWT reports. Brosious’ mother was not seriously injured. “Spring Grove is deeply saddened by this tragic accident,” the...
  • ....telling American citizens to go back to where they came from is over the line.

    07/16/2019 2:02:15 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 69 replies
    People can disagree over politics and policy, but telling American citizens to go back to where they came from is over the line.
  • Active Shooter Reported at Del Amo Shopping Mall In Torrance, Calif.

    06/03/2019 4:10:01 PM PDT · by blueyon · 56 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/03/19 | breaking911
    TORRANCE, Calif. — Police swarmed the Del Amo Fashion Center shopping mall in Torrance Monday amid reports of an active shooter. Multiple agencies were responding. Witnesses report hearing multiple gunshots — At least one person was injured.
  • Officials scrambling for solution as truckers refuse to use Indiana toll roads

    10/19/2018 10:28:11 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 48 replies ^ | October 18, 2018 | Wimberly Patton
    The recent 35% increase in truck only tolls on roadways in Indiana has led to some unintended consequences – truckers are now avoiding the toll roads altogether and are instead using back roads not meant for large commercial vehicles. The toll increase went into effect on October 5th of this year as part of a $1 billion infrastructure plan by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, who claims that the 35% truck-only toll increase is fair because of the damage large trucks do to roadways, despite the fact that much of the money raised by the tolls will be used for improving the state’s...
  • Violent crime climbing in Denver and Colorado

    09/29/2018 8:14:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 93 replies
    KDVR ^ | SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 | MATT MAURO
    Violent crime, including murders, are increasing in Denver and Colorado, according to new statistics from police and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Murders in Colorado have jumped 27 percent in the last three years. In 2015 there were 173 murders, while there were 220 in 2017. ... murders in Denver have increased six percent in the last year. So far in 2018, there have been 51 murders, compared to 48 at this time last year, according to Denver Police. Police say the increase is because there are more incidents where multiple people have been killed. ... And for some perspective...
  • Scarborough: Trump Picked Kavanaugh “to Protect Himself” from Prosecution

    07/10/2018 4:07:35 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Sounding like Elizabeth Warren and other Dems with their eyes on 2020, Joe Scarborough is claiming that President Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh as his SCOTUS nominee for the basest of reasons: “to protect himself” from prosecution. On today’s Morning Joe, referring to a 2009 law review article Kavanaugh wrote in which he suggested that presidents be shielded from civil and criminal litigation while in office, Scarborough said: “There is no doubt . . . make no mistake of it, this is the reason . . . that’s why he has selected Judge Kavanaugh, because of this, single, 2009 article ....
  • Anti-Trump Demonstrations Prearranged Prepaid and Predictable

    02/02/2017 8:08:03 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/02/17 | Dr. Robert Owens
    People have complained about gridlock in Washington for years. What is coming is complete paralysis. Just look at the hysterical reaction to President Trump’s long anticipated executive order to limit the admission of refugees from seven countries. How do leaders in Muslim countries see it? According to United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, “The vast majority of Muslims and Muslim countries have not been affected by this ban. This is a temporary ban that will be reviewed within three months. It’s important to take these points into account.”
  • Thousands of migrants flee as fire damages Greek camp

    09/19/2016 9:05:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    yahoo ^ | 09/19/2016 | John Hadoulis
    o casualties were reported but tents at the Moria camp were "almost entirely destroyed" and containers that provide additional accommodation and health and registration services were damaged, a police source in Athens told AFP. Firefighters were prevented from tackling the fire early on by clashes that broke out among rival nationalities in the camp, reports said. "Between 3,000 and 4,000 migrants fled the camp of Moria," to the surrounding fields, with strong winds fanning the flames also hampering firefighters, the police source said. However, once inside the firefighters were able to bring the fire under control. Police were sent out...
  • Drive-Bys Go Full Palin on Trump

    08/05/2016 2:58:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Rush ^ | August 5, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Yes, my friends, it's an interesting... (laughing) Take a look. I'm telling you as I was telling Mr. Snerdley this morning, "The media has gone all Palin on Trump now. They've gone all Palin." Folks, there's no doubt what is going on. The media is trying to take Donald Trump out. And I've told this story a number of times. Please indulge me as I tell it one more time, because there are new listeners, not just every day, there are new listeners every half hour on this program. We have the data to document that. Back...
  • Beware the predictable polling onslaught to paint the potemkin village

    08/04/2016 7:08:24 AM PDT · by ctpsb · 18 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 07/28/2016 | sundance
    "The corporations who have a vested interest in manufacturing the Potemkin village have their collected pollsters armed with fresh paint to create the optics of a “historic” surge in polling upon the conclusion of the Democrat National Party Convention in Philadelphia." This paint job has been planned for weeks, if not months. You can count on a manufactured corporate-media pretense to deliver a carefully scripted narrative giving Hillary Clinton a post convention bounce around 10 to 15 points (+/- 3)." -- July 28th, 2016
  • ECO-WARRIORS on suicide watch after Germany does the unthinkable regarding wind energy

    07/07/2016 12:58:38 PM PDT · by Jookos · 13 replies
    Jookos News ^ | 7/7/2016 | Jookos News
    Liberals love to tout how great alternative energy is compared to fossil fuels. What the same environmentalists refuse to acknowledge is the costs that will be paid by the energy companies customers. While people such as Obama and Clinton continue to push for alternative energy by acting as if it’s a surefire way to lower energy costs, Germany has proven that a lie. The German government has officially declared it will cease building any new offshore wind turbines in an effort to lower energy costs for the European Union’s richest nation.
  • Revenues Fall Short, Leaving 2015 Budget In Deficit (Connecticut)

    05/01/2015 11:19:25 AM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 11 replies
    Ct News Junkie ^ | April 30, 2015 | Christine Stuart
    Nonpartisan legislative analysts and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office agreed Thursday that revenue dropped $67 million below expectations between January and April, adding to this year’s budget deficit. The increase in tax revenue anticipated following the April 15 deadline wasn’t realized, according to budget analysts. In fact, personal income tax collections fell $65.5 million short of projections. Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes had forecasted 25 percent growth in personal income tax receipts.
  • Nine Baltimore Retailers Arrested for Food Stamp Fraud

    09/23/2013 10:06:24 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 26 replies
    Afro ^ | 9/19/13 | Blair Adams
    A federal grand jury indicted nine Baltimore retail storeowners for a food stamp fraud scheme that netted at least $7 million over the last three years. According to officials, the storeowners would allegedly debit food stamp cards for cash instead of food and split the proceeds. The food stamp scheme has been going on since 2010, officials said during a Sept. 17 news conference. U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein, Special Agent in Charge William G. Squires Jr. of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General and Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau of...
  • Predictably Predictable

    04/04/2012 4:35:19 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 29 replies
    By the time polls closed Tuesday in Wisconsin, Rick Santorum was already in his home state of Pennsylvania, where he is scheduled for three campaign appearances today in Carnegie, Hollidaysburg, and Mechanicsburg. Meanwhile, the media were gearing up to promote the "inevitability" of Mitt Romney, who was predictably the winner of primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Santorum wasn't even on the ballot in D.C. and had not campaigned in Maryland, instead devoting the past 10 days -- following his March 24 Louisiana victory -- to an all-out push in Wisconsin. The outcome of Tuesday's primary in...
  • Pelosi Declines To Call For Weiner's Resignation

    06/11/2011 5:37:36 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 79 replies ^ | June 11, 2011 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON – Amid increasing calls for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says the decision should be up to the congressman and his New York constituents. The former speaker said in San Francisco that she believes the decision should be made by "the individual member" and the people in his district.
  • Predictable: Media Matters Blames Jews for Egypt Crisis

    02/01/2011 9:45:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    big government ^ | 2/1/11 | Jim Hoft
    Media Matters blamed the Egyptian crisis today on the US Jewish lobby and media-owning Jews. Yid With Lid reported this from Media Matters. If one needs additional proof that the “pro-Israel” lobby and the policies it dictates to US policymakers are bad for both the U.S. and Israel, look no further than what is happening in Egypt. The regime that the Israeli government and its U.S. lobby have depended upon to enforce the status quo is going down. It is not clear when, but it’s going to be soon, much sooner than anyone ever anticipated. And you can be sure...
  • (3rd LD) Gates says diplomatic engagement with N. Korea 'possible'(back 2 appeasement)

    01/13/2011 10:58:02 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 01/14/11 | Kim Deok-hyun
    (3rd LD) Gates says diplomatic engagement with N. Korea 'possible' By Kim Deok-hyun SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday diplomatic engagement with North Korea is "possible," but Pyongyang must first stop its "dangerous provocations and take concrete steps" to meet its international obligations. Gates made the remarks as he started talks in Seoul with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin to discuss concerns over the increasingly belligerent North and ways to further strengthen their deterrence against the communist state. "With regard to next steps on North Korea, diplomatic engagement is possible, starting with direct...
  • Republican Scozzafava Endorses Democrat After Exiting N.Y. Congressional Race

    11/01/2009 3:01:58 PM PST · by Kozak · 11 replies · 1,574+ views ^ | 11/1/2009 | Fox News
    Republican Dede Scozzafava endorsed her former Democratic opponent Sunday in the race for an upstate New York congressional seat, shaking up the contest for the second day in a row after exiting the race Saturday.
  • EDITORIAL WHY OBAMA IS THE CHOICE: The Chronicle recommends Barack Obama for president

    10/16/2008 7:10:16 PM PDT · by SmithL · 20 replies · 680+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/16/8 | Editor
    The Illinois senator has shown beyond a doubt that he is the one to lead the nation in troubled times.The stakes were extraordinarily high even before our economy began to spasm and hurtle toward the abyss.From the start of the campaign, Americans were confronted with profound policy choices about how and when to extricate this nation from a war it initiated, how to temper a looming recession, and whether to continue Bush administration policies that had widened the gap between rich and poor, eroded individual liberties, strengthened presidential power, shifted the Supreme Court to the right, weakened relations with our...
  • Gates Promises Fewer, Shorter, More Predictable Guard Deployments

    02/27/2007 4:57:27 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 196+ views
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2007 – The Defense Department is committed to implementing changes in policy that will mean fewer, shorter and more predictable deployments for reserve-component troops, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the National Guard’s 54 adjutants general today. Army Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, left, chief of the National Guard Bureau, speaks with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates during the National Guard Bureau's Senior Leadership Meeting in Washington, D.C., Feb. 27. Photo by Cherie A. Thurlby  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Speaking to the Adjutants General Association of the United States mid-winter conference, Gates said his...