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MLive.com
Flint water crisis got its start as a money-saving move in Department of TreasuryClean water and public health aren't generally concerns of the Michigan Departm
Flint water crisis got its start as a money-saving move in Department of Treasury
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Clean water and public health aren't generally concerns of the Michigan Department of Treasury. State-appointed emergency managers, who report directly to the treasury department, were behind the decisions that sparked and prolonged the crisis —... Read more
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LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA ForensicsThe human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its bluepr
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted 4 days ago
The human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its blueprint becomes the prosecutor of crimes and the liberator of innocents. Since its inception as a forensic tool,2 DNA has had a dual nature: (1) scientifically girded evidence... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Man barricades himself inside a home on Henrietta St.himself inside a home on Henrietta St. Shreveport Police stayed busy late last
Man barricades himself inside a home on Henrietta St.
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
himself inside a home on Henrietta St. Shreveport Police stayed busy late last night after a man barricaded himself inside a home. Shreveport Police stayed busy late last night after a man... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Tropical forecastin Queensborough neighborhood, suspects arrestedPolice chase ends in Queensboro
Tropical forecast
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in Queensborough neighborhood, suspects arrestedPolice chase ends in Queensborough neighborhood, suspects arrested A pair of suspects is behind bars Thursday afternoon following their alleged involvement in attempting to elude police in a stolen... Read more
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Vavel
Bagay: VAVEL NFL's 2016 7-Round Mock Draftmany teams looking for their franchise guy, how might each team stack up after
Bagay: VAVEL NFL's 2016 7-Round Mock Draft
Vavel / Posted 7 days ago
many teams looking for their franchise guy, how might each team stack up after the three-day event in Chicago? With one of the most interesting build-ups in recent NFL Draft history, both the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles shaking... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News gives schools $1M more in capital fundsThe city will transfer $1 million in capital funding from the Development Depar
Newport News gives schools $1M more in capital funds
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
The city will transfer $1 million in capital funding from the Development Department to the School Division, the City Council decided unanimously Tuesday. School officials had complained that the city manager's proposed Capital Improvement Plan did... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Two ETBU students drown in MarshallMarshall Two East Texas Baptist University students drowned Monday while swimm
Two ETBU students drown in Marshall
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Marshall Two East Texas Baptist University students drowned Monday while swimming in an off-campus pond. Two East Texas Baptist University students drowned Monday while swimming in an off-campus pond. Bossier... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Puppy love: Group hopes idea of fostering dogs saves lives at shelterMarshallTwo ETBU students drown in Marshall Two East Texas Baptist University
Puppy love: Group hopes idea of fostering dogs saves lives at shelter
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
MarshallTwo ETBU students drown in Marshall Two East Texas Baptist University students drowned Monday while swimming in an off-campus pond. Two East Texas Baptist University students drowned Monday while swimming in an off-campus pond. Bossier... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-20 E in ShreveportBossier Parish police juror threatens officers' jobs after DWI stopBossier Pari
Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-20 E in Shreveport
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Bossier Parish police juror threatens officers' jobs after DWI stopBossier Parish police juror threatens officers' jobs after DWI stop Police Juror James Avery talks to officers at the Bossier City Jail. Bossier Parish Police Juror Rick Avery, who... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Bossier Parish police juror threatens officers' jobs after DWI stop Police Juror James Avery talks to officers at the Bossier City Jail. Bossier
Bossier Parish police juror threatens officers' jobs after DWI stop
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Police Juror James Avery talks to officers at the Bossier City Jail. Bossier Parish Police Juror Rick Avery, who... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
La. House votes to ban second-trimester abortion procedurein the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
La. House votes to ban second-trimester abortion procedure
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Temple Memorial Rehabilitation Center opens new autism centerin the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
Temple Memorial Rehabilitation Center opens new autism center
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
NASA maps Zika's potential spread in the U.S.in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
NASA maps Zika's potential spread in the U.S.
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Premier High School of Texarkana opens this fallin the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
Premier High School of Texarkana opens this fall
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
WKHS plans retirement community at former country clubin the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
WKHS plans retirement community at former country club
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Mother's boyfriend arrested in death of 2-year old Texarkana toddlerin the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossie
Mother's boyfriend arrested in death of 2-year old Texarkana toddler
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
in the Louisiana House. The bill by Rep. Mike Johnson, a Republican from Bossier City, would ban a procedure called dilation and evacuation. An effort to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure has received overwhelming... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
LGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in Senate Senators advanced a proposal to ban employment discrimination based on sexual
LGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in Senate
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Senators advanced a proposal to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, moments after an... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Bryd students sent home due to head liceLGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in SenateLGBT anti-discrimina
Bryd students sent home due to head lice
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
LGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in SenateLGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in Senate Senators advanced a proposal to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, moments after an... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Edwards rebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchersrebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchers Gov. John Bel Edwards is p
Edwards rebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchers
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
rebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchers Gov. John Bel Edwards is pushing back against criticism that he is ousting children from Louisiana's voucher program, telling two pro-voucher pastors they are being misled about... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Police chase ends in Queensborough neighborhoodnoon on Thursday. Police tell KTBS 3 News three suspects are now in custody aft
Police chase ends in Queensborough neighborhood
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
noon on Thursday. Police tell KTBS 3 News three suspects are now in custody after the pursuit ended in the 3700 block of Hardy Street. Suspected car thieves led Shreveport Police on a chase through the Queensborough neighborhood just before... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Willis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country Club Willis-Knighton Health System has bought the old Palmetto Country Club proper
Willis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country Club
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Willis-Knighton Health System has bought the old Palmetto Country Club property near Benton and intends to build a seniors-oriented... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Keeping an eye to the sky as BAFB air show approachesWillis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country ClubWillis-Knighton is new
Keeping an eye to the sky as BAFB air show approaches
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Willis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country ClubWillis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country Club Willis-Knighton Health System has bought the old Palmetto Country Club property near Benton and intends to build a seniors-oriented... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Harrison County OKs fireworks sales for Memorial Day holidayWillis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country ClubWillis-Knighton is new
Harrison County OKs fireworks sales for Memorial Day holiday
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Willis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country ClubWillis-Knighton is new owner of old Palmetto Country Club Willis-Knighton Health System has bought the old Palmetto Country Club property near Benton and intends to build a seniors-oriented... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Senate passes cursive writing mandate for public schools With rallying cries of what it means to be American, Louisiana senators unani
Senate passes cursive writing mandate for public schools
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
With rallying cries of what it means to be American, Louisiana senators unanimously passed a bill requiring Louisiana's public schools... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Inmate escapes from East Texas jail Authorities are searching for a man who has escaped from an East Texas jail.
Inmate escapes from East Texas jail
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Authorities are searching for a man who has escaped from an East Texas jail. Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office says that 46-year-old Jay Scott McEvers, who was being held on drug... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Source: Prince had opioid medication on him at time of deathInmate escapes from East Texas jailInmate escapes from East Texas jail Authori
Source: Prince had opioid medication on him at time of death
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Inmate escapes from East Texas jailInmate escapes from East Texas jail Authorities are searching for a man who has escaped from an East Texas jail. Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office says that 46-year-old Jay Scott McEvers, who was being held on drug... Read more
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CBS Sports
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospectsAfter tracking thousands of football players from high school through college u
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospects
CBS Sports / Posted 8 days ago
After tracking thousands of football players from high school through college until their entry into the NFL draft, the big questions are about to be answered -- who will be picked and where when the 50th annual league player lottery begins Thursday... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Mysterious green light streaks across the Los Angeles skyBid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana HouseBid to end
Mysterious green light streaks across the Los Angeles sky
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Bid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana HouseBid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana House A bid to end the open burning of hazardous waste and waste explosives in Louisiana narrowly advanced out of a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
There's a man hiding in this photo -- how quickly can you spot him?Bid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana HouseBid to end
There's a man hiding in this photo -- how quickly can you spot him?
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Bid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana HouseBid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana House A bid to end the open burning of hazardous waste and waste explosives in Louisiana narrowly advanced out of a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Bid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana House A bid to end the open burning of hazardous waste and waste explosives in Loui
Bid to end open burning of chemical waste advances in Louisiana House
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
A bid to end the open burning of hazardous waste and waste explosives in Louisiana narrowly advanced out of a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Charles Manson questioned as 1969 Jane Doe Id'dman shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone w
Charles Manson questioned as 1969 Jane Doe Id'd
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
man shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500 block of Lash Street in Shreveport Tuesday night (April 27). The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Facebook gets bigger-profits and more usersman shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone w
Facebook gets bigger-profits and more users
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
man shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500 block of Lash Street in Shreveport Tuesday night (April 27). The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Shreveport man shot overnight, police searching for gunmanman shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone w
Shreveport man shot overnight, police searching for gunman
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
man shot overnight, police searching for gunman The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500 block of Lash Street in Shreveport Tuesday night (April 27). The search is on for someone who police said shot a man on the 1500... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mate WASHINGTON (AP) -- An astonishing Republican presidential primary season has
Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mate
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An astonishing Republican presidential primary season has taken another unusual turn, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announcing Carly Fiorina as... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Traffic advisory for Barksdale Air Show this weekendadvisory for Barksdale Air Show this weekend The Bossier City Police Departmen
Traffic advisory for Barksdale Air Show this weekend
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
advisory for Barksdale Air Show this weekend The Bossier City Police Department will be taking steps to help minimize traffic congestion around Barksdale Air Force Base for folks attending this... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Construction workers discover gator in newly built home near Monroe Credit: KNOE 8 News/Jeromy Pruitt It's a sight not many people see - an alli
Construction workers discover gator in newly built home near Monroe
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Credit: KNOE 8 News/Jeromy Pruitt It's a sight not many people see - an alligator in a living room. But that's... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
House rejects bill to ease voting restrictions for felonsasks to move whistleblower claimEx-Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblo
House rejects bill to ease voting restrictions for felons
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
asks to move whistleblower claimEx-Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblower claim A former Arkansas Treasurer's office employee is asking to move part of his defamation lawsuit against Treasurer Dennis Milligan and Milligan Chief of... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Planned Parenthood asks to amend challenge to Arkansas lawsasks to move whistleblower claimEx-Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblo
Planned Parenthood asks to amend challenge to Arkansas laws
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
asks to move whistleblower claimEx-Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblower claim A former Arkansas Treasurer's office employee is asking to move part of his defamation lawsuit against Treasurer Dennis Milligan and Milligan Chief of... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblower claimasks to move whistleblower claimEx- A former Arkansas Treasurer's office emplo
Treasurer's employee asks to move whistleblower claim
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
asks to move whistleblower claimEx- A former Arkansas Treasurer's office employee is asking to move part of his defamation lawsuit against Treasurer Dennis Milligan and Milligan Chief of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Censored, Surveilled, Watch-Listed, & Jailed: The Absurd Citizenry Of The American Police StateSubmitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “You had to live - d
Censored, Surveilled, Watch-Listed, & Jailed: The Absurd Citizenry Of The American Police State
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “You had to live - did live, from habit that became instinct - in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell,... Read more
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Style Weekly
The Meddler: Inside the Mind of Virginia Attorney General Mark HerringTwo years ago on Valentine’s Day, in front of a sun-washed, white clapboard hou
The Meddler: Inside the Mind of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring
Style Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Two years ago on Valentine’s Day, in front of a sun-washed, white clapboard house in a quiet Norfolk neighborhood, two same-sex couples — one male, the other female — stood before a makeshift podium with microphones. History was being made. The... Read more
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Salon.com
We’re not the “good guys”: American drone warfare is terrorizing the Middle EastThis piece originally appeared on In a trio of recent action-packed movies, go
We’re not the “good guys”: American drone warfare is terrorizing the Middle East
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
This piece originally appeared on In a trio of recent action-packed movies, good guys watch terrorists mingling with innocent women and children via real-time video feeds from halfway across the world. A clock ticks and we, the audience, are let in... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint water crisis: Five lingering questions two years after big switchFLINT, MI – The city's switch of its drinking water source was supposed to be a
Flint water crisis: Five lingering questions two years after big switch
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
FLINT, MI – The city's switch of its drinking water source was supposed to be an answer to fast-increasing water rates in a city facing the most-expensive water in the country. Two years ago, April 25, 2014, a push of a button intended to send the... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boardRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich met with The Washington Post edit
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich met with The Washington Post editorial board on April 20. This is a full audio recording of that conversation. (Adriana Usero) FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHER: Well, Governor, welcome.... Read more
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MLive.com
More Flint water crisis charges guaranteed, attorney general saysFLINT, MI – Attorney General Bill Schuette guaranteed more charges are on the w
More Flint water crisis charges guaranteed, attorney general says
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
FLINT, MI – Attorney General Bill Schuette guaranteed more charges are on the way as the investigation into the Flint water crisis continues. Schuette announced Wednesday, April 20, that three people, Flint employee Michael Glasgow and Michigan... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events April 19, 2016 updateNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events April 19, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
“Commitment, integrity and selflessness” | April 20, 2016BISD inducts 11 members into Wall of Honor Class of 2016 Bullard Independent S
“Commitment, integrity and selflessness” | April 20, 2016
Bullard Banner News / Posted 16 days ago
BISD inducts 11 members into Wall of Honor Class of 2016 Bullard Independent School District inducted a total of 11 members into the Class of 2016 of the Bullard ISD Wall of Honor during a ceremony Sunday, April 10, inside Bullard High School’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former girlfriend of Clarence Thomas claims they had threesomesFormer girlfriend of Clarence Thomas claims she had threesomes with the controv
Former girlfriend of Clarence Thomas claims they had threesomes
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Former girlfriend of Clarence Thomas claims she had threesomes with the controversial Supreme Court justice and some of his female colleagues Clarence Thomas dated Lillian McEwen, who is now 70, for seven years She claimed she had threesomes with... Read more
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NBC News
Can Police Protect Their Drones From Hackers?Much of the battle over police drones in the United States has been over privac
Can Police Protect Their Drones From Hackers?
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
Much of the battle over police drones in the United States has been over privacy. Recently, however, a new concern has come to light: the threat of hackers. In March, security researcher Nils Rodday claimed he could take over a drone that cost... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Local business briefsopen this week Shipyard Golf Club is scheduled to unveil a new restaurant, Bri
Local business briefs
Bluffton Today / Posted 23 days ago
open this week Shipyard Golf Club is scheduled to unveil a new restaurant, Brickyard Pub, this week. Inspired by the rich history of Shipyard Plantation, Brickyard Pub will honor the nostalgia of Hilton Head Island. It will be adorned with... Read more
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