Monday, May 23, 2016

Show Notes 05-19-2016

Sunday Show 05-19-16

Blue lives matter display defaced at Dartmouth College
A display at Dartmouth College honoring law enforcement officers was removed Friday and replaced with Black Lives Matter signs after just one day, members of the Dartmouth College Republicans said.
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Saved by fate, classmate of 43 missing Mexican students seeks asylum in U.S.
Carmelo Ramirez Morales could very well have been the 44th missing student from the Iguala, Mexico kidnapping a year and a half ago, had fate not intervened.
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Michelle Obama: “So many communities are becoming play deserts
At a summit by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday that some U.S. communities are “play deserts,” because they don’t have sufficient opportunities for kids to participate in sports and other outdoor activities, compared to wealthy communities.
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Federal Judge clears US Border Patrol agent of fatal shooting in 2011
A federal judge has found that a U.S. Border Patrol agent was justified in the 2011 fatal shooting of a suspect who was caught in the line of fire while fleeing in southern Arizona.
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New forfeiture bill would help keep cops from simply taking peoples stuff
A bipartisan group of Congressmen are calling for the passage of the “Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures (DUE PROCESS) Act”.
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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing performing abortions 
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state.
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Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policy
Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won't follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
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USDA awards 740k program to improve fruit shopping practices of adolescents
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday six universities have been awarded nearly $3.8 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for programs designed to help fight obesity.
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