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  • Mass shooter who gunned down four people in quiet Georgia neighborhood is killed by cops after shooting and injuring two officers - a day after going on the run

    07/16/2023 2:16:49 PM PDT · by DFG · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 07/16/2023 | Melissa Koenig
    The mass shooter who killed four people in a quiet Georgia neighborhood has been shot dead by the police. Henry County Sheriff Reginald Scandrett confirmed to WSBTV that Andre Longmore, 40, was killed in a manhunt on Sunday afternoon. A Henry County deputy and a Clayton County police officer were also injured in the shooting, but are said to be conscious. The deputy, however, is being air lifted to a local hospital for treatment. Police say Longmore opened fire on residents in the Dogwood Lakes division of Hampton, killing three men and one woman before he went on the run...
  • Biden’s “lying dog-faced pony soldier” moment, explained [VOX spinning]

    02/10/2020 12:46:08 PM PST · by Red Badger · 63 replies
    Vox ^ | Feb 10, 2020, 1:20pm EST | By Anna North
    It wasn’t the first time he’s had an odd answer to a woman’s question. A young female voter asked Joe Biden on Sunday why voters should believe he can win. His response was rather unusual. “You’re arguably the candidate with the greatest advantage in this race,” Madison Moore, a college student, said to Biden at a New Hampshire campaign event. “How do you explain the performance in Iowa, and why should the voters believe that you can win the national election?” “Iowa’s a Democratic caucus,” the former vice president responded. “You ever been to a caucus?” When Moore said she...
  • Student, 21, says she was 'insulted' by Joe Biden when he called her a 'lying dog-faced pony solder'...

    02/10/2020 11:13:01 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 157 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 10, 2020 | By Katelyn Caralle
    Student, 21, says she was 'insulted' by Joe Biden when he called her a 'lying dog-faced pony solder' after asking about his poor Iowa results and claims it shows 'how poorly his campaign is going' Joe Biden called Madison Moore a 'lying, dog-faced pony soldier' after she asked him a question at his campaign event in Hampton, New Hampshire on Sunday The 21-year-old Mercer University student had nervously nodded her head yes when Biden asked her if she had ever been to a caucus before Moore said she didn't find his remark funny, saying: 'It was kind of humiliating to...
  • Biden jokingly calls voter who asked about Iowa a ‘lying dog-faced pony soldier’

    02/10/2020 3:34:35 AM PST · by grundle · 80 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 9. 2020 | Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    HAMPTON, N.H. — Madison Moore warned Joe Biden that the question she was about to ask was going to be a bit mean. Then the 21-year-old student at Mercer University in Georgia launched into a version of what’s been asked of the former vice president since his disappointing fourth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses: “How do you explain the performance in Iowa, and why should voters believe that you can win the national election?” What happened next left her a little shaken, Moore said. Biden said it was legitimate question, but then turned the spotlight back on her, asking: “Iowa’s...
  • Joe Biden Calls Woman a Lying Dog Faced Pony Soldier

    02/09/2020 1:50:25 PM PST · by justme4now · 222 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 9, 2020 | The D-Man
    Joe Biden Calls Woman a Lying Dog Faced Pony Soldier
  • Biden Calls Skeptical New Hampshire Voter ‘a Lying, Dog-Faced Pony Soldier’

    02/09/2020 11:32:31 AM PST · by jstolzen · 218 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 2/9/2020
    Perhaps the pressure is getting to him. On Sunday, Joe Biden snapped at a voter in New Hampshire, calling him (sic: her) a “lying, dog-faced pony soldier.” The dust-up came after the voter asked Biden, “How do you explain the performance in Iowa and why should the voters believe that you can win a national election?" "You ever been to a caucus?" Biden replied. After the voter said she indeed had attended a caucus, Biden shot back: "No you haven’t. You’re a lying dog-faced pony soldier." "You gotta be honest,” he continued. “I’m gonna be honest with you. It was...
  • Tolls are a $180 million a year business — and growing — in Hampton Roads

    08/01/2019 11:02:35 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Daily Press ^ | July 28, 2019 | Dave Ress
    Collecting tolls in Hampton Roads is a $180-million-a-year business — nearly twice the size of the region’s fishing and farming sectors combined — and is set to grow. Much of that money goes to finance a private venture’s $1.5 billion expansion of the road and tunnel network connecting Norfolk and Portsmouth. A somewhat smaller amount goes to the public body that’s spending nearly $800 million to dig a parallel tunnel for the 55-year-old, 23-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. A much smaller part goes to keep the Coleman Bridge over the York River in shape, and to pay off the cost...
  • HRBT expansion: How officials are avoiding disrupting the shipping industry, national security

    07/28/2019 9:32:23 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily ^ | June 25, 2019 | Sarah Fearing
    In the next year or two, the seabed between Hampton and Norfolk will start to change. Mud and sand will slowly move as a custom-built boring machine tunnels alongside the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Travelers funneling through the existing HRBT may not notice the adjacent construction just on the other side of the tunnel wall. Cargo ships and Navy vessels, carrying thousands of containers and sailors, may pass over the project’s construction completely undisturbed. And that’s the way Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization officials want it to stay. “It’s something we’re really proud of,” said Robert Crum, executive director for the...
  • 9 Hampton University officers fired for violating code of conduct; officers shared memes

    07/25/2019 10:31:02 PM PDT · by csvset · 14 replies
    WVEC ^ | 25 July 2019 | Amanda Johncola
    HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton University has fired nine officers after they shared offensive remarks on social media. According to media alert, the university fired nine officers from its police department for egregious violations of the university's code of conduct. After a full investigation, it was discovered that the officers shared misogynistic, racist and other offensive remarks on social mediaThe university has a zero-tolerance policy for that behavior. "Every member of the Hampton University community must adhere to the university's code of conduct," the release said.13News Now was able to obtain a termination letter from one of the officer's who asked...
  • Northam announces selection of firms to build $3.3 billion tunnel project

    02/24/2019 7:31:27 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 16, 2019 | Michael Laris
    Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that Virginia has selected a contractor to build two new tunnels and widen a major highway in Hampton Roads. The $3.3 billion price tag — funded by regional gas and sales taxes, tolls and other sources — makes it one of the two biggest transportation projects in commonwealth history. Northam (D) touted the deal, saying he is “proud of the hard work and negotiations that have taken place over this past year,” and state Sen. Frank W. Wagner (R-Virginia Beach) in return offered praise for the embattled governor. “I want to personally thank Governor Northam...
  • PD: 71-year-old victim shoots teen during attempted robbery

    03/15/2016 11:59:32 AM PDT · by csvset · 59 replies
    WAVY ^ | March 15, 2016 | WAVY News
    HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 71-year-old Hampton man shot and killed a teenage robbery suspect Sunday afternoon, according to police. Officers responded to the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road around 2:45 p.m. Sunday for the report of an attempted robbery and shooting in the area. They arrived on scene to find 18-year-old Jafari Mitchell suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS transported Mitchell to the hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. According to police, Mitchell and a 15-year-old approached the 71-year-old man; one of them pulled out a gun and demanded money. The victim also had a gun and...
  • Police: Store employee shot two men, killing 1, during robbery

    01/30/2016 12:53:19 PM PST · by csvset · 27 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 30 January 2016 | Staff
    HAMPTON A gift card ATM store employee shot two men, killing one of them, during a robbery on Friday evening. Around 6:21 p.m., police were called to the first block of West Mercury Blvd. after a report of a robbery, according to a news release. When officers arrived, they found a man who had suffered a gunshot wound. Timothy L. Johnson, 18, of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A second man was found in the 2000 block of Seldendale Drive suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a local hospital and is...
  • Kentucky’s New GOP Lt. Gov. Is Black Tea-Party Activist

    11/04/2015 9:00:01 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies ^ | 11/3/2015 | John Fund
    Matt Bevin’s 53 percent to 44 percent victory tonight marks only the second time in 48 years that Republicans have won the Kentucky governor’s race. But Republicans also made history in another way. Bevin’s lieutenant governor running-mate, Jenean Hampton, is now the first African American elected to statewide office ever in the state’s history.
  • Meet Jenean Hampton, the first black statewide officeholder in Kentucky. And, she’s a Republican

    11/04/2015 9:54:56 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 53 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 4, 2015 | Amber Phillips
    Kentucky's newest lieutenant governor-elect is unique in many ways. She and her running mate, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, are some of this election cycle's first victorious political outsiders. (Bevin had been likened to Donald Trump). Jenean Hampton is also the first African American to be elected to statewide office in Kentucky. And she's just one of a handful of black women on the national level to identify with the tea party movement.
  • Hampton, Overly debate hot button issues in second lt. governor debate

    09/28/2015 9:20:58 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 7 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 9/28/2015 | Nick Storm
    ... The topic turned to Hampton’s statements on early childhood education during the debate, as Hampton was asked about her comments she made calling federal early childhood education program Head Start a way “to get the kids at an even earlier age and just start the indoctrination sooner.” ... On Monday, a visibly perspiring Hampton, told the panel at WAVE 3, “…all we ask is that Head Start funds be evaluated objectively so we can see if they are being used properly, and effectively and efficiently,” “And, there’s no point spending those funds if we’re not seeing results,” Hampton said,...
  • Bevin running mate Jenean Hampton says Head Start is for early "indoctrination"

    09/26/2015 5:02:15 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 6 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 09/24/2015 | Nick Storm
    Jenean Hampton, the running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin, said the federal early childhood education program known as Head Start is used to indoctrinate young children. Head Start is a federal program providing 3 to 5 year old children from low income families with health and developmental screenings, meals and education services. On the campaign trail in Jessamine County on Tuesday, Hampton told a group at a meet-and-greet in Nicholasville that the program essentially does not serve a purpose. “I remember when Head Start began and it was just for low income, very low income kids because they...
  • Overly, Hampton showcase philosophical gulf in first lt. governor debate

    09/23/2015 7:29:33 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 2 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 9/23/2015 | Madeline Janicki
    MIDWAY — Set against the back drop of Kentucky’s lone women-only college, candidates for lieutenant governor Jenean Hampton a Republican and Rep. Sannie Overly a Democrat went head to head at Midway College tonight. ... Overly said she and running mate Attorney General Jack Conway, “want to encourage programs that offer partnerships, a state wide apprentice program, and other opportunities so students can earn while they learn.” Hampton spoke of her time of working her way through college, and using loans grants and scholarships. Hampton said that she and Bevin would work to strengthen partnerships and emphasized alternative education. “We...
  • Bevin, Overly spar in Radcliff

    07/12/2015 9:15:19 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 3 replies
    The News-Enterprise ^ | July 12, 2015 | Judah Taylor
    While advocating diversity in politics Saturday before the Kentucky Black Caucus meeting in Radcliff, GOP gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin said he was against extending equal protection to the LGBT workforce. Asked afterward if he was OK with an individual being fired because of sexual orientation, Bevin said, “I believe in equal opportunity under the law,” and in the forum said he believed in protecting religious freedoms. “I think we have laws that protect everybody’s rights and that they should continue to exist just as they do,” he said in an interview. During the forum, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Sannie...
  • 2015 Election field is set in Kentucky - meet the candidates (Matt Bevin and entire ticket)

    06/01/2015 5:13:04 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 1 replies
    Governor: MATT BEVIN (R) MattBevin.comOpponent: Jack Conway (D) Lt. Governor: JENEAN HAMPTON (R) (Note: In Kentucky, Governor and Lt. Governor run together on the same slate as running mates vs. separate elections like in many other states) Opponent: Sannie Overly (D) Secretary of State: STEVE KNIPPER (R)Steve Knipper campaign websiteOpponent: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) State Auditor: MIKE HARMON (R)Mike Harmon campaign websiteOpponent: Adam Edelen (D)Attorney General: WHITNEY WESTERFIELD (R) Whitney Westerfield campaign websiteOpponent: Andy Beshear (D)State Treasurer: ALLISON BALL (R) Allison Ball campaign websiteOpponent: Rick Nelson (D) Commissioner of Agriculture: RYAN QUARLES (R)RyanQuarles.comOpponent: Jean-Marie Lawson Spann (D)
  • Hillary Clinton Calls Out Republicans For Killing Jobs And Not Standing Up To Tea Party

    05/23/2015 2:35:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | May 22, 2015 | Keith Brekhus
    At a craft brewery in Hampton, New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton called out her Republican presidential opponents for sacrificing American jobs to appease the billionaire Koch Brothers and talk radio Tea Party extremists. In particular, Clinton criticized Republicans who want to dismantle the Export-Import Bank, which supplies loans and provides insurance to facilitate the sale of U.S. exports to international buyers. A number of Republican presidential contenders have gone on record in favor of killing the Export-Import Bank, a move that could potentially eliminate a significant number of American jobs in the process. Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Senator Ted...