Monday, August 22, 2016

Show Notes 08-21-2016

Sunday Show 8-21-16

Ben Hur: epic movie for all times
“Ben-Hur,” the 2016 edition, is a modern film telling a very old-fashioned story set in biblical times from an 1880 novel by Civil War Gen. Lew Wallace. It’s such a compelling story that it’s been retold many times by successive generations.
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Woman Sentenced for Exporting US Military Gear to China
A California woman has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for illegally exporting U.S. military gear to China including jet fighter engines and a drone aircraft.
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103 year old woman celebrates birthday with a beer
A Mount Pleasant woman who's about to turn 103 years old celebrated a couple of weeks early with a beer. Mildred Bowers, called Millie by her friends, lived through the Great Depression and outlived two husbands.
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Obama offends Louisiana flood victims
Mr. Obama has come under fire for sticking to his two-week golf vacation on Martha’s Vineyard instead of taking time to survey the flooding in the Baton Rouge area, which has left 13 dead.
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This black family of geniuses show off benefits of homeschooling
A multi-talented family has taken Boca Raton, Florida by storm with their incredible academic achievements. The family of 11 includes two teenage daughters who have graduated college with master’s degrees and a mother who is an architect and attorney.
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Chinese illegal immigrants still in U.S. years after N.Y. asylum fraud ring busted
Four years after busting a massive asylum fraud ring in New York, federal agents still haven’t revoked any of the 3,700 potentially bogus cases handled by the fraudsters, raising questions about just how serious the Obama administration is in rooting out immigration scams.
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Sen. Kaine: Immigration Is ‘Like Transfusion Of Fresh Blood Into The Bloodstream’
“What immigration has done for Virginia is what it’s done for the nation since its very first days,” Kaine said. “It’s been like the transfusion of fresh blood into the bloodstream that has continued to revitalize us and make us stronger.”
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The church that changed American history
300,000 miles on horseback, from the Atlantic to the Appalachians, from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico, for 45 years, he spread the Gospel. This was Francis Asbury, Methodist circuit riding preacher who was born Aug. 20, 1745.
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City of Seattle offering class to help people understand 'white fragility'
An academic and author is offering courses for white people teaching them how to cope with their 'white fragility' - and tickets for the lectures have sold out.
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Princeton begins to remove “man” fro official school material
Princeton has become no man’s land. The famed Ivy League institution rolled out a series of gender-neutral terms aimed at removing the word “man” and other male-leaning language from official school material.
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