Monday, September 21, 2015

Show Notes 09-20-15

Sunday show 09-20-15

Everything you need to know about The September Equinox
The September equinox arrives on September 23, 2015 at 8:21 UTC. Although the equinox happens at the same moment worldwide, your clock times will depend on your time zone.
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Alabama Supreme Court says state doesn't have to recognize lesbian adoption from Georgia
The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to recognize an adoption by a lesbian mother of her three children granted by a Georgia court in 2007. The children now live in Jefferson County.
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Police Lives Matter group marches on Capital
Hundreds of supporters of the Police Lives Matter movement - including widows and children of officers killed in the line of duty - were on the steps of the Austin Police Department Saturday where they prayed, recited the Pledge of Allegiance and held up signs with the names of their fallen heroes.
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Iranian crowds chanting 'death to America' don't mean it personally, says president Hassan Rouhani
Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has tried to reassure a sceptical American public that crowds chanting "death to America" in Tehran do not mean it personally.
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Dog stands guard for week protecting second dog trapped in water tank
A Washington state animal shelter says a dog dutifully stood guard for a nearly a week on Vashon Island to protect another dog that had fallen in a cistern. Tillie, a setter mix, only left Phoebe's side to try to alert people of her trapped friend.
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N4T Investigators: Judge rules to keep Operation Fast and Furious out of Terry murder trial
When a jury gathers next week for the trial of two men charged with the murder of a U.S. federal agent, it will not hear any details of how two guns found at the murder scene were part of a U.S. government-sanctioned weapon program, a federal judge has ruled.
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Experts question whether classroom barricade devices are safe
A nationwide push allowing schools to buy portable barricade devices they can set up if an active shooter enters their building has school security and fire experts questioning whether they're really safe.
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More than 20 students at Virginia high school suspended for wearing Confederate flag on clothing
More than 20 western Virginia high school students were suspended Thursday after holding a rally to protest a new policy banning vehicles with Confederate flag symbols from the school parking lot and refusing to take off clothing displaying the symbol.
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Croatia shuts most Serbia border crossings angering Serbia
Thousands of migrants were trapped Friday in a vicious tug-of-war as bickering European governments shut border crossings, blocked bridges and erected new barbed-wire fences in a bid to stem the wave of humanity fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa.
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Coporations on attack against Christians
To hear progressives tell it, big business is a bastion of conservatism and reactionary thought. So why are corporations so eager to champion homosexuality and insult Christian beliefs? One pastor argues it’s because business leaders aren’t just interested in making money – they want to turn the culture away from Christianity.
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NASA releases dramatic Pluto images
NASA has released more stunning images from New Horizons’ historic flyby of Pluto, which show icy mountains, fog, and the dwarf planet’s landscape dramatically backlit by the sun. The images, released Thursday, were taken on July 14 and downlinked to Earth on Sept. 13.
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