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  • Florida lost more than $45 million after tolls suspended during Hurricane Irma.

    10/10/2017 12:32:42 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Orlando Weekly ^ | September 23, 2017 | Jim Turner, the News Service of Florida
    More than $45 million in revenue is believed to have been lost when the state suspended highway toll collections to help speed evacuations and relief efforts for Hurricane Irma, Florida's Turnpike system estimates. However, the estimated $3 million-a-day impact is not expected to hinder operations of the system or ongoing work programs, “as impacts such as toll suspensions due to a hurricane are taken into consideration during the annual budgeting process,” turnpike spokesman Chad Huff said in an email Friday. Funding 404 full-time positions, the turnpike system is budgeted at $1.57 billion for the current fiscal year, which began July...
  • Fla. continues toll-road suspensions as Irma evacuees return

    09/14/2017 2:13:37 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    Equipment World's Better Roads ^ | September 13, 2017 | Don McLoud
    All road-toll collections in Florida remain suspended following Hurricane Irma, as evacuees make their way home.Gov. Rick Scott directed the Florida Department of Transportation to suspend the tolls ahead of the storm so residents could access hurricane supplies and evacuate faster. Now, the same measure is being implemented to allow for safe return. The governor reported that all interstates and turnpikes were opened as of Monday afternoon.However, the governor is also cautioning residents to check with local authorities before returning, to make sure their communities and homes are safe to re-enter.The FDOT reports heavy traffic on eastbound Interstate 10 and...
  • Vontaze Burfict suspension: Here's the hit and why it's illegal under new NFL rule

    08/28/2017 10:45:06 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 28, 2017 | Will Brinson
    Vontaze Burfict plans to appeal his suspension but this is clearly an illegal hit Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict once again finds himself on the wrong side of NFL discipline. The the oft-penalized defender is reportedly facing a five-game suspension for a hit on Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman during the second week of the preseason. The reported Burfict suspension is drawing plenty of attention on Monday morning, with folks wondering whether he actually hit Sherman illegally. In fact, it's a new NFL rule that's being used to penalize Burfict, one of the most penalized defenders in NFL history. This offseason,...
  • Anybody ever use Rough Country lift kits?

    06/20/2017 3:52:58 PM PDT · by wally_bert · 41 replies
    6/20/2017 | Self
    I'm about to the point where buying a lift kit for my 65 Willys CJ5 Jeep is possible. The original springs are rusted and weak. In my research, I found the kind of pricey Skyjacker kit but that is a good name from what I remember. Another one I ran across for my 65 CJ5 is from Rough Country for a couple hundred or so less. The 65 will not see any rough trail driving or abuse. It will be a weekend drive around toy. Once I get suspension done, I can finally see about those new Cragar wheels I...
  • Transportation officials suspend work on several Oklahoma highway projects

    05/02/2017 7:15:40 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | May 2, 2017 | Randy Ellis
    Citing state budgeting uncertainties, Oklahoma transportation officials announced Monday that they have suspended construction on about a dozen highway projects, including the next phase of the I-240/I-35 interchange project in south Oklahoma City. "That's going to give us a black eye," Oklahoma Transportation Commission Chairman J. David Burrage said, describing the situation as "bad." Burrage made his remark after another commissioner noted that many contractors already have bought materials for projects that are being suspended. Companies that suffer financial losses because of work suspensions likely will file claims with the agency, officials said. The dozen or so suspended contracts may...
  • Cal State lecturer suspended for hitting College Republicans member

    02/27/2017 9:43:16 PM PST · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 27, 2017 | Jessica Chasmar
    A faculty member at California State University, Fullerton has been suspended after striking a College Republicans member during a campus protest earlier this month. The altercation occurred Feb. 8 as pro-Palestine students and counter-protesters marched peacefully through campus. Anthropology part-time lecturer Eric Canin reportedly approached the group of counter-protesters — many of them being CSUF College Republicans members — and tried to rip a sign out of a student’s hand. Mr. Canin was accused of then striking another student who tried to step between them. The group’s president, Chris Boyle, said he witnessed the hit and proceeded to restrain Mr....
  • Indonesia suspends military co-operation with Australia

    01/03/2017 8:03:03 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 13 replies
    9 News Australia ^ | 4th January 2017
    Indonesia has suspended all military cooperation with Australia, the ABC reports. The move was reportedly made over 'offensive' training materials on display at an Australian SAS base in Perth. Major General Wuryanto has not confirmed the reason for the suspension, saying it was for technical matters, and that there were "ups and downs in every cooperation between two national forces". According to Indonesian newspaper, Kompas, an Indonesian Special Forces instructor took offence to some “laminated material” at the Perth base.
  • High school student is threatened with suspension because she wore a pro-Trump T-shirt to class

    11/04/2016 9:51:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 09:55 EDT, 4 November 2016 | Chris Summers
    A high school student was threatened with suspension from her classes after wearing a T-shirt declaring Hillary for Prison 2016. Maxine Yeakle, who is voting for Donald Trump, said she was pulled out of class at Boca Raton High School in Florida because of what she was wearing. The 18-year-old posted a video on Facebook on Tuesday, saying the school’s assistant principal had admitted there were no rules against clothes with political slogans on them, but said she faced in-school suspension (ISS) because of the disruption it was causing. …
  • South Park PC PRINCIPAL (COMING TO YOUR KIDS SCHOOL)

    10/31/2016 12:07:15 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Hey everyone, sorry if people think this is a vanity but I think people need to watch this because like as not this will be happening in schools all over the nation. There is no doubt in my mind that your kid could face 2 weeks detention even expulsion for saying something like, "Caitlyn Jenner is not a Hero." When I went to school, people also got in trouble for less. You were more likely to get detention or suspension for praying over your meal than giving the Hitler salute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jtxym6orSNc SEASON 19 EPISODE 1 STUNNING AND BRAVE
  • Twitter Suspends Conservative Prof. Over Tweet About Protestors

    09/22/2016 7:03:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 22, 2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Twitter temporarily suspended a prolific academic over his tweet regarding protesters in Charlotte, N.C. blocking access to highways. Wednesday night, protesters were reportedly blocking the interstate in response to the death of Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was shot and killed by a black police officer on Tuesday. In response to the protest, Glenn Reynolds, a University of Tennessee law professor known for his blog, Instapundit, tweeted motorists should “run them down”:
  • Cops Accused of Intentionally Mowing Down Groundhog in Golf Cart

    08/07/2016 8:09:23 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 58 replies
    NBC 4 Washington ^ | August 5, 2016 | Associated Press/NBC 4 Washington
    Two police officers in upstate New York have been suspended as authorities investigate claims the cops used a golf cart to run down and kill a groundhog during a police union's golf tournament. Witnesses reported seeing the two men chase a groundhog near one of the holes at the Frear Park Golf Course in the city of Troy last Friday afternoon, authorities said. The animal was killed when the cart ran over it.
  • Cleveland police union asks for suspension of 'open carry' in wake of Baton Rouge, ahead of RNC

    07/17/2016 12:13:13 PM PDT · by quesney · 96 replies
    The head of Cleveland's largest police union is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state's open carry gun laws during this week's Republican National Convention following Sunday's shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others. "We are sending a letter to Gov. Kasich requesting assistance from him. He could very easily do some kind of executive order or something -- I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point," Stephen Loomis, president of Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, told CNN. "They can fight about it after the RNC or they...
  • So if Trump is the only one in the race, why are Republicans still voting?

    05/06/2016 10:42:55 AM PDT · by Spunky · 38 replies
    WHIO Breaking News ^ | 5-6-2016 | Debbie Lord
    "There are two Republican primaries next week – one in Nebraska and one in West Virginia, both set for Tuesday." "But with the announcement that Donald Trump is the only Republican left with an active campaign, some are asking why bother to go to the polls?" "................................................""If you’ve noticed, when a candidate decides to get out of the race, he or she announces they are “suspending” their campaigns, they don’t say they are ended them. The use of the word ‘suspend” is not by chance." "The Federal Election Commission considers a candidate who has suspended campaigning to still be running...
  • Rubio Suspends

    03/15/2016 5:21:39 PM PDT · by markomalley · 143 replies
    Fox News (live stream) | 3/15/16
    Rubio just suspended his campaign. Live on Fox.
  • Carson suspends presidential campaign

    03/04/2016 2:48:35 PM PST · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 4, 2016
    BREAKING: Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson dropped out the 2016 presidential race Friday, days after declaring there was “no political path forward” for his campaign. In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Carson said “I am leaving the campaign trail,” but promised he would remain heavily involved “in saving our nation.” The announcement was widely expected. On Wednesday Carson sent a message to supporters saying, “I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results” and he did not attend Thursday’s Fox News debate in Detroit. In Friday's wide-ranging speech, Carson warned...
  • Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign

    02/10/2016 8:36:39 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 54 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin and David Sherfinski
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to issue a statement Wednesday afternoon suspending his presidential campaign, The Washington Times has learned. The announcement follows a disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, where Mr. Christie was hoping a strong showing would give him more breathing room in a race where the tough-talking governor competed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to emerge as the most viable alternative to businessman Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
  • Carson Adviser Armstrong Williams, Not Cruz Campaign, Announced Possible Suspension of Campaign

    02/05/2016 7:23:22 PM PST · by TBP · 124 replies
    The conservative Historian ^ | February 2, 2016 | Jonathan Henderson
    Carson’s team has yet to produce corroborating emails to prove their allegations. It still remains possible, given that reports just past midnight might suggest Carson may well drop out. Speculation abounded Monday night that GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson might drop out of the race, after news broke that Carson was not sticking around in Iowa to wait out caucus results, nor heading directly to New Hampshire or South Carolina for the next primaries on the calendar. The Carson campaign, now involved in another PR nightmare, had to dispel the rumors later today by blaming everyone but what the doctor...
  • Rand Paul Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

    02/03/2016 6:07:06 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 57 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 3, 2016, 8:59 AM ET | MERIDITH MCGRAW
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced on Wednesday that he is suspending his 2016 campaign for president. "It's been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House," Paul said in a statement. "Today, I will end where I began, ready and willing to fight for the cause of Liberty." Paul finished fifth in Monday's Iowa caucuses with 4.5 percent of the vote -- behind rivals Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson. ·
  • GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul suspends campaign: Report

    02/03/2016 5:55:57 AM PST · by gwjack · 66 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | 2/3/2016 | CNBC.com staff
    This story is developing. Please check back for further updates.
  • TITLE IX--TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF PUBLIC DEBT LIMIT

    12/21/2015 10:13:57 PM PST · by Walt Griffith · 13 replies
    H.R.1314 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 ^ | 11/02/2015 | 114th-congress
    TITLE IX--TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF PUBLIC DEBT LIMIT (Sec. 901) The public debt limit is suspended through March 15, 2017. On March 16, 2017, the limit is increased to accommodate obligations issued during the suspension period. (Sec. 902) Adjustments to the debt limit for obligations during the suspension period are limited to obligations necessary to fund a commitment incurred by the federal government that required payment before March 16, 2017. The Department of the Treasury may not issue obligations during the suspension period to increase cash balances above normal operating balances.