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More Heavy Rain, Then A Break For Soaked Texas and Oklahoma

Weather – by Linda Lam Yes, more heavy rain is forecast for the flood-weary southern Plains, but there is light at the end of this tunnel. Early Friday morning a flash flood emergency was issued for portions of the Dallas … Continue reading

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CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments

Yahoo News – by ROBERT BURNS and BRADY McCOMBS WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army‘s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons … Continue reading

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Official: ‘Wall of water destroyed everything in its path’

USA Today – by Rick Jervis WIMBERLEY, Texas — Residents and officials faced an unprecedented wall of water during flash floods that crushed homes and swept away families over the weekend in Central Texas. Rescue crews on Tuesday continued searching … Continue reading

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Tornado Watch Issued for Texas, Oklahoma; Severe Thunderstorm Watches for Portions of the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes

Weather.com More severe thunderstorms are expected across a broad swath from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes Tuesday. Any additional rainfall will be unwelcome news in the south-central U.S., where flooding has been a major problem over the holiday … Continue reading

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World’s oldest living person celebrates 116th birthday

AOL The oldest living person on Earth just celebrated her 116th birthday. Friends, family and even a few lawmakers joined Jeralean Talley at an Inkster, Michigan steakhouse to commemorate another year. She also got a special congratulatory message from President … Continue reading

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Phil Collins – I Don’t Care Anymore

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Bob Marley and the wailers – Revolution Dortmund

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Flooding Could Last for Weeks as More Heavy Rain Targets Texas, Oklahoma Through Memorial Day Weekend

The Weather Channel Officials in parts of Texas are warning that flooding could last for weeks in the wake of unprecedented amounts of May rainfall. Those rainfall totals, which have now topped 20 inches since May 1 in at least … Continue reading

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Prohibiting Firearms for Political Profit

Ammoland – by Rob Morse California – -(Ammoland.com)-  Politicians make political profit by passing ineffective laws.  I study firearms laws, so that is where I noticed it first.  When it comes to violence in our society, a politician doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Louisiana House passes elementary school gun safety education bill in landslide

Guns.com – by Chris Eger A proposal that provides for firearm safety and accident prevention training for elementary students is winging its way to the state Senate after flying through the House in a 93-3 vote this week. The measure, … Continue reading

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Florida Expands Gun Owners’ Rights During Emergencies

Huffington Post TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 21 (Reuters) – Florida gun owners who do not have concealed-weapons permits could pack their firearms for two days during an emergency evacuation, under a law signed on Thursday by Governor Rick Scott. The measure … Continue reading

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Denver mom shames daughter, 13, for posing as 19-year-old, posting suggestive photos

KDRV – by Chuck Hickey DENVER — A video posted to Facebook by a Denver mother has gone viral after she shamed her 13-year-old daughter for posing as a 19-year-old and posting suggestive photos. Val Starks posted the video Sunday … Continue reading

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Local Bikers Blame Gang Label On A Few Members

KEYE TV – by Fred Cantu Local motorcycle club members say it’s unfortunate the events in Waco cast all of them in a bad light.  They say anyone could be a biker, even you and me. Many local bikers were … Continue reading

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Bandidos leader says there is no order to kill police

KXAN – by Brian Collister AUSTIN (KXAN) – Most only know about biker gangs from television shows like “Sons of Anarchy.” It is a world most are not allowed to see, and those in these biker gangs do not usually … Continue reading

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Texas Prohibits Local Fracking Bans

Wall Street Journal – by Russell Gold AUSTIN, Texas—Last year, a city in North Texas banned fracking. State lawmakers want to make sure that never happens again. On Monday, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law that prohibits bans of … Continue reading

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Off-duty peace officer arrested after attacking woman in the Bronx: police

New York Daily News – by Caitlin Nolan An off-duty peace officer was arrested after she attacked a woman in the Bronx early Sunday, police said. Samantha Diaz, 25, a peace officer with the Department of Homeless Services, got into … Continue reading

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Gun control groups: Texas biker gang shooting a wake-up call

We saw this coming. LOL The Hill – by Tim Devaney Gun safety advocates say a shootout between rival biker gangs in Texas that killed nine on Sunday should be a “wake up call” for lawmakers. Shannon Watts, founder of … Continue reading

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$300K+ Houston home for sale for $150 … plus a 200-word essay

Chron – by Dylan Baddour A two-bed, one-bath house in the Heights just hit the market for $150. The real estate is valued at more than $300,000, but interested buyers need only submit a 200-word essay—that’s half a page—for a … Continue reading

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Amnesty Could Clear 1.2 Million Open Warrants In New York: Police Commissioner

Huffington Post NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila Beasley was struggling to clean up after her beloved Rottweiler, Rocky, on a Bronx sidewalk on a December day in 2008 when she briefly put his leash down – a move spotted by … Continue reading

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Buried In Baltimore: The Mysterious Murder Of A Nun Who Knew Too Much

Hufington Post – by Laura Bassett On a frigid day in November 1969, Father Joseph Maskell, the chaplain of Archbishop Keough High School in Baltimore, called a student into his office and suggested they go for a drive. When the … Continue reading

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