Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Show Notes 02-28-2016

Sunday Show 02-28-16

Bill to shield cop who killed LaVoy Finicum falters in Senate
A bill to shield the identity of the officer who killed Oregon standoff spokesman LaVoy Finicum probably won't clear the Senate before session ends.
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$3.3 million and counting: The cost of the Malheur occupation
The 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge cost taxpayers at least $3.3 million to cover the massive police response, a week of shuttered schools and a long list of supplies ranging from food to flashlight batteries, according to an Oregonian/OregonLive analysis of public and tribal budgets.
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Woman, 66, fights off robber in home
A 66-year-old woman took on a robber and won. Wednesday afternoon, Karen Long told deputies she saw a man walking toward her home. Long rushed to the front door to lock it, but it was too late.
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Atheist Group Abandons Fight Against ‘Big Mountain Jesus’ on Montana Ski Slopes
A statue of Jesus dubbed “Big Mountain Jesus,” which stands on a Montana ski slope as a World War II Memorial, is now safe from removal attempts by the atheist group, The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), which claims that the statue’s presence on federal land violates the First Amendment.
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Greece becoming migrant warehouse as refugees slowly trickle into Macedonia
Hastily setup camps for refugees and other migrants are full. Thousands of people wait through the night, shivering in the cold at the Greek-Macedonian border, in the country's main port of Piraeus, in squares dotted around Athens, or on dozens of buses parked up and down Greece's main north-south highway.
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Lynch: Federal Prisons Must Now Hand Over Illegals with Deportation Orders to ICE First
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that the administration is changing how the Federal Bureau of Prisons handles illegal immigrants with deportation orders, allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody first instead of turning those prisoners over to local and state authorities to face prosecution.
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GOP Senators introduce bill ensuring prompt return of unaccompanied minors
Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced a bill that would “ensure a prompt return of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who illegally cross the southern border” after their numbers more than doubled during the first four months of the current fiscal year.
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JOHN MCAFEE: The US may be violating the 13th amendment if it forces Apple to create a back door
Cybersecurity expert John McAfee, who has vehemently opposed the FBI's attempt to force Apple to create a back door into its iOS software, is taking his defense of the tech giant one step further.
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Salem gives goats boot
It seemed like an environmentally good idea at the time: Set 75 rented goats loose on 9.1 acres of city park to chomp and chew invasive plants such as Armenian blackberry and English ivy that were choking native flora out of Minto-Brown Island Park.
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'Super lice' outbreak hits 25 states
A strain of so-called ‘super lice’ has hit a reported 25 states, causing concern and frustration among parents because the bugs can’t be killed with most over-the-counter treatments.
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Transgender Inmate’s State-Funded Sex Reassignment Surgery Order Stands
Attorneys for a paroled transgender inmate say California has agreed to let a court order stand that could have provided their client with state-paid sex reassignment surgery.
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