Monday, July 17, 2017

Show Notes 07-16-17

Sunday show 7/16/17

Schools Spice Up Student Lunches with Restaurant-Quality International Dishes Designed to Boost Enrollment
On Wednesday, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue attended the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) annual conference in Atlanta, promising to enable nutrition professionals to prepare meals for students that are more culturally-diverse, appealing and nutritious.
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Krispy Kreme cripples traffic for hours with promise of discounted doughnuts
How long would you wait for a discounted doughnut? To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Krispy Kreme is selling a dozen doughnuts for 80 cents once a customer buys the first dozen at regular price.
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Judicial Watch: VA Gov.’s Former Electric Car Company Will Cost Taxpayers Millions – Media Silent
The state auditor of Mississippi is demanding that Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s former company, GreenTech, repay nearly $6.4 million in public money since the electric vehicle company shut down and failed to deliver on its promises to create new jobs.
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Thousands sign up to clean sewage because they didn't read the small print
Do you read the terms and conditions? Probably not. No one does. And so, inevitably, 22,000 people have now found themselves legally bound to 1000 hours of community service, including, but not limited to, cleaning toilets at festivals, scraping chewing gum off the streets and “manually relieving sewer blockages”.
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US Accounts For Almost 60% of OAS Contributions; GAO Says Reform Efforts ‘Hindered’ by Venezuela
A U.S. effort to reduce the Organization of American States’ heavy dependence on U.S. funding is being hobbled by Venezuela – which owes  the OAS $6.9 million – according to a recent GAO report.
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AG Sessions Visits Gitmo, May Refill It With New Prisoners
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats went to visit the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on July 7 in order to “to have an up-to-date understanding of current operations.”
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New study names the 10 most post-Christian cities in the US
The Barna Group, an evangelical research firm headquartered in Ventura, California, has ranked the top 10 most “post-Christian” cities in the United States, and most of them are in the northeast.
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DOJ Going After Doctors and Others Who Feed Opioid Addictions
Working with the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Justice Department said it will charge 412 defendants, including 56 doctors, with health care fraud. He said collectively, they have defrauded taxpayers of $1.3 billion.
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 COURT: RELIGIOUS GROUPS PICK THEIR LEADERS, NOT THE STAT
A New York court has ruled that a Catholic school is legally permitted to choose a principal who shares and advances its faith, dismissing a plaintiff’s argument that promoting religion in school is indoctrination akin “to protecting jihadists.”
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Meet the hideous creature that will live to the end of the world
Humans, you've met your match. Unlike us, tardigrades — the world's most indestructible species — will survive until the sun dies, according to a new Oxford University study released Friday.
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Tiny Bird Fossil Solves Big Mystery About Life After Dinosaurs
A teeny-tiny fossilized bird skeleton is helping researchers understand the explosive rate at which birds diversified after the dinosaur age, new research shows.
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This $10,000 bikini is made of actual pizza
Why waste your time shopping for a regular boring bikini when you can get a custom-fitted pizza-kini, instead? That’s right. Pizza lovers will be thrilled to know they can now get a bikini made entirely of actual dough, cheese, sauce, pepperoni and all.
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