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Video captures suspect stealing items from baby’s grave

April 23, 2014
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Video captures suspect stealing items from baby’s grave

Sentimental items placed at a baby’s grave in Ohio have been stolen at different times. A stuffed animal was taken just before Easter from a 14-month-old’s plot at Mansfield Memorial Cemetery in Ontario, Richland County. According to the Ontario Police Department, Hayden “Tank” Cole Sheridan died in 2007, and items started to disappear shortly after. Fox 8…

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Homemade Guns: Legal, Unregistered and Can Kill

April 23, 2014
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Homemade Guns: Legal, Unregistered and Can Kill

Guns built at home from kits bought online are increasingly becoming more popular and dangerous.

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The Latest Plot To Undermine Obamacare And Prevent Millions From Enrolling In Medicaid

April 23, 2014
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It’s actually quite easy to explain. The reason why 19 states have refused to expand Medicaid has nothing to do with the cost — the federal government would cover the full cost of the expansion for the next two years, then 95 percent of the cost…

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Mississippi man accidentally Second Amendments himself at safety checkpoint

April 23, 2014
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Mississippi man accidentally Second Amendments himself at safety checkpoint

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a man accidentally shot himself at a traffic safety checkpoint in Pontotoc County over the weekend, according to WTVA.  Troopers had a roadblock set up on Saturday night. According to authorities the super-smart man had a firearm stuck down next to the seat of the car and when he attempted to…

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Rhode Island man armed with a potato tries to rob a convenience store

April 22, 2014
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Rhode Island man armed with a potato tries to rob a convenience store

Police say a Rhode Island man carried a potato in order to pretend it was a gun while trying to rob a convenience store and a dry cleaners on Monday. The cops arrived on the scene around  2:00 p.m. and the store manager said he chased the suspect off with a baseball bat after he…

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Child star-turned-’sovereign citizen’ sentenced in tax scam following bizarre Jesus diatribe

April 22, 2014
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A former child star-turned-“sovereign citizen” was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for scamming the Internal Revenue out of $36 million. Glenn Unger, who performed on Broadway as a child, filed 14 false tax returns seeking IRS…

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8 Things You Can Do To Celebrate Earth Day 2014

April 22, 2014
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By Maryam Henein, HoneyColony Prior to 1970, there were no legal or regulatory mechanisms to protect our environment.  In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day as a way to call attention to the importance of protecting our…

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SCOTUS upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

April 22, 2014
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SCOTUS upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

    The latest news from a SCOTUS that still denies the reality of racism in the US – Today, the Supremes upheld Michigan’s ban on Affirmative Action in college admissions.  To qualify this a bit, if the people of any one state vote to kill Affirmative Action, then its all Okey-Dokey with the Right…

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More Than A Fifth Of America’s Children Are Going Hungry

April 22, 2014
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CREDIT: Shutterstock More than one in five American kids lived in a “food insecure” household in 2012, according to the newest annual Mapping the Meal Gap report from anti-hunger charity Feeding America. The food insecurity rate for children nationwide…

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Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

April 21, 2014
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The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since 2009, while the bottom…

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight, On April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014
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The always beautiful Lyrid meteor shower will be reaching its peak for the year tonight in the late night hours of April 21, 2014, and/or the early morning hours of April 22, 2014. Get out and enjoy the show! If you absolutely can’t make it out tonight…

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Debunking the Conservative Lie that Some Americans Pay No Taxes

April 21, 2014
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Debunking the Conservative Lie that Some Americans Pay No Taxes (Video) (via Americans Against The Tea Party) When right-wing pundits and lawmakers seek to justify more tax cuts for the rich, while the rest of us still struggle, they trot out their squalid stable of tired old tropes. And one of their favorite frothing, spittle-spewing rants is the conservative…

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