Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Show Notes 07/13/2014


Sunday Show 7/13/14

15 year old whose 6 family members were killed is recovering
A 15-year-old girl who survived being shot by her uncle in an attack that left her parents and four younger siblings dead said Saturday that she was on the road to recovery.
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An identity theft ring in Washington was running a real Mickey Mouse operation
Police in Bellevue, Wash., were investigating stolen construction signs last week when they stumbled upon an identity theft operation, KIRO-TV reported.
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Liberty Bell tolls to announce Declaration Of Independence
On this day in 1776, a 2,000-pound copper-and-tin bell now known as the “Liberty Bell” rings out from the tower of the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, summoning citizens to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.
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Arkansas family and school district spar over cost of service dog for epileptic boy
Majesty, a two-year-old Golden retriever and service dog, is essential to 7-year-old Zachary Sorrells' life, accompanying the Arkansas boy with cerebral palsy and epilepsy at his public elementary school and preventing life-threatening seizures by signaling an alert in advance, his family says.
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Army to replace pistol MM pistol with more reliable gun packing better knock down
The Army wants to retire its supply of 9mm handguns and replace it with a more accurate and user-friendly model that also will provide soldiers with more “knock-down” power.
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Pentagon gives pink slips to hundreds of soldiers including active duty officers
The Pentagon is laying off thousands of military officers, including those serving or who have recently served in Afghanistan. Defense Department officials said the reductions are the result of mandatory spending cuts imposed by sequestration and are part of their larger plan to reduce the number of U.S. soldiers from 520,000 to 450,000.
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Are these natrual sweeteners good for you?
With regular sugar taking a nutritional beating and artificial sweeteners unable to shake their sketchy made-in-the-lab connotations and unpleasant aftertaste, it's no wonder newcomers like stevia and agave are conquering our morning coffee (and the world of packaged foods).
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Virginia County takes on Federal government that refuses to do its job
This week, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors voted 5-1 to file a request under the Freedom of Information Act demanding to know the whereabouts of the roughly 7,000 illegal immigrants who have committed crimes, been arrested by county police and been placed in the hands of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement since 2008.
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Workers told to pay back salary raise by Florida County
County government officials in Florida are taking back pay raises from 25 government workers, saying the recent salary boosts were a mistake. Officials in Manatee County tell My Fox Orlando that it wouldn’t be fair to ask taxpayers to pay for their goof, which totals some $12,000.
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