Monday, May 11, 2015

Show Notes 05-10-2015

Sunday show 05-10-15

DOJ to investigate whether Baltimore police practices violated The Constitution
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday that the Justice Department plans to open an investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department “engaged in a pattern or practice of violations of the Constitution or federal law.”
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Michigan lawyer wants pig to run for mayor after ballot deadline mix up
A Michigan lawyer wants his pig to enter into the Flint mayoral race after a mix-up threatened to keep candidates' names off the primary election ballot.
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US retailer halts sales of all laminate flooring made in China
Lumber Liquidators has suspended the sale of all laminate flooring made in China a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.
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Building Tiny Houses Into Big Help for Los Angeles' Homeless
Shortly after Elvis Summers befriended Irene McGhee, he learned she was sleeping on the streets of South Los Angeles.So the man with the blue mohawk and wraparound shades decided to build the grandmother nicknamed "Smokie" a tiny house on wheels.
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State seizes kids from family living off grid
A homeschooling couple was arrested and had all 10 of their children taken by the state Thursday after a local sheriff acted on a tip about alleged poor living conditions at their 26-acre homestead where they live “off the grid.”
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Homeschool parents who faced battering ram back in court
The German homeschool parents who faced a SWAT team’s battering ram when police demanded to take their children into custody for being homeschooled are back in court.
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WWll solider's lost gift to mom returns home for Mother's day
solider. This is the story of a loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother on the other side of the continent, who didn't know if she would ever see her boy again.
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Female soldiers fail to pass phase one of Army Ranger school
All eight female soldiers participating in the first co-ed class of U.S. Army Ranger School failed to advance to the second phase of the grueling infantry
course.
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Navy spends 1.6 billion to upgrade carrier and amphibian ship defenses
The Navy is working on a $1.6 billion technological upgrade overhauling ship defense systems onboard amphibs and aircraft carriers to include interceptor missiles, streamlined radars and software improvements, service officials said.
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