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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Texas Gun Shop Takes It Up a Notch With Latest Sign Blasting Obama

Popular gun shop Tactical Firearms, based in Katy, Texas, is known for the clever — sometimes controversial — messages posted outside the business.

The gun shop’s latest message slamming President Barack Obama over his handling of the Islamic State has sparked as much controversy as any of the past messages.

“Does one of Obama’s family members have to be beheaded for ‘change’ to happen?” reads the marquee outside Tactical Firearms.

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Jacksonville, Florida Teacher Suspended After Shocking Sex Ed Demonstration

A substitute teacher in Jacksonville, Florida has been suspended from her job this week after a student captured photographs of the educator wearing a phallic apparatus and pantomiming graphic, adult-oriented scenarios during class. Sharon Mercer is the 39-year-old substitute teacher who was hired to present a course in sexual education for a group of 6th grade students at Clinton Middle School. The School, which is located in Duval County, five minutes outside of Jacksonville, FL, is occupied by over 200 students, and teaches grades 5 to 9.

The disciplinary action occurred after severalphotographs of Ms. Mercer’s questionable demonstration was posted onto the popular image site, imgur. The pictures, taken with a student’s cell phone, clearly depict Mercer mimicking lewd gestures of questionable legal, ethical and educational value.

Mercer, who identifies as a bisexual, gender-queer woman, is a proud member of the LGBTQcommunity, claims she did nothing wrong by portraying these acts for her class, and that the students left school far more enlightened than they had been prior to the days lesson.

In an email exchange with Modern Woman Digest, Sandra Mercer insisted that her suspension was an act of bigotry, and a step back for gay rights in the workplace.

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VA Supervisor Made Her Employees Renovate Her House, Used Gov’t Money To Do It

A former Veterans Affairs supervisor has been sentenced for stealing up to $20,000 of government property, a recent Justice Department release announced.

From 2010 to 2013, 48-year-old Venita Godfrey-Scott directed her employees to use materials and supplies intended for VA medical center upkeep on her own house. These taxpayer-funded home improvement projects included “a deck in her backyard, carpet installation, and various kitchen, bathroom and basement improvements.” She also instructed employees to buy other necessary materials with her government-issued credit card, and had them work on these projects during normal work hours, when they were being paid by the VA.

Godfrey-Scott was a facilities supervisor, responsible for “carpentry, paint, locks, doors, and other minor construction projects,” for the VA Medical Center in West Haven, Conn.

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'I won't be here forever... please don't break this family apart'

Emotional Cameron issues final plea to Scots to save the United Kingdom from a permanent 'painful divorce'

David Cameron last night begged Scots not to rip the United Kingdom apart in a 'painful divorce', as he bluntly told his enemies he would not be Prime Minister forever.

He appeared teary-eyed as he issued his most emotional plea yet to voters ahead of Thursday's historic referendum: 'Please don't break this family apart.'

Making his tenth and final visit to Scotland ahead of polling day, the Prime Minister's voice cracked as he told an audience in Aberdeen how preserving the Union is 'the best hope for your family in this world'.

Mr Cameron's desperate plea came after an opinion suggested a majority of voters in Scotland, and across the UK, think that since agreeing to Alex Salmond's demand for a yes/no vote, Mr Cameron has handled the campaign 'badly'.

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Stuns ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Judges as Willie and Korie Robertson Watch From the Crowd

“Dancing With the Stars” kicked off the show’s 19th season last night with “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson taking to the dance floor and stunning the judges.

The 17-year-old model danced the cha cha, with parents Willie and Korie Robertson watching from the crowd. And the response to her first performance with partner Mark Ballas was a rousing one.

“Duckling no more! Here we have a bird of paradise,” proclaimed judge Bruno Tonioli.

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Detroit Police Investigate Bloody Scene Where 8 People Shot, 2 Killed In Apparent Family Feud After Prayer Vigil

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police say a prayer vigil on the city’s west side turned into a deadly family feud with several people shot, a car wreck and multiple suspects under arrest.

“It appears we have eight people shot; two in custody, fleeing the scene; five in custody at the hospital that, instead of going to show support, decided to act stupid — we had to lock them up; and we have three weapons we’ve recovered,” Detroit Assistance Police Chief Steve Dolunt told WWJ’s Mike Campbell.

The situation unfolded just before 2 a.m. Friday after a prayer vigil near Patton and Kendall streets, in a neighborhood near Outer Drive and I-96.

As the vigil was wrapping up, a vehicle drove by and a gunman opened fire on the group of people standing outside. At least eight people were struck by gunfire; one man was killed.

Maurice Westley lives behind the house where the shooting took place.

“There was a short intermission and then I heard a different type of gun going off. People were screaming and yelling and banging on doors. The shots went off, back and forth for like five minutes, or even longer,” he said. “It’s a mess but I’m not surprised at all, not in this neighborhood.”

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Troopers Investigate a Crash in Whispering Pines

Lewes, DE – Troopers are currently investigating a crash in which five people were transported to a local hospital.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. today as Rosa Maria Cruz Molina, 39 of Rehoboth, was operating a 1994 Buick Regal eastbound on Renee Drive before entering into a sharp corner onto Mary Ann Road in the development of Whispering Pines. The Buick slowed to a stop at the corner of Mary Ann Road before it suddenly accelerated and drove off the west side of the road and in the direction of Victoria Graver, 22 of Reading, PA, and three young children who were in the front yard between 31869 Renee Drive and 17689 Mary Ann Road. Graver attempted to shield her 3-year-old daughter by jumping on top of her, as they were both run over by the car. A 4-week-old son of Graver, who was strapped into a car carrier, was just outside of her 2009 Ford Focus on the ground as the car continued forward striking the infant and a one and a half year old boy who was also standing near the Ford prior to the Buick striking the car.

After the collision, Molina exited her vehicle and momentarily stayed at the scene before walking away. She was picked up by responding troopers at the corner of Arlene Road and Holly Drive shortly thereafter.

Victoria Graver, along with her two children and her nephew were all transported to Beebe Medical Center where they were treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Rosa Maria Cruz Molina was also transported to Beebe Medical Center where she is currently under observation with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into this crash in continuing and no charges have been filed at this time.

RNC CHAIR PRIEBUS TO LANDRIEU: OPEN YOUR BOOKS OR PAY TAXPAYERS BACK FOR PRIVATE FLIGHTS

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is demanding embattled Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) either come clean on dozens of allegedly improperly billed private charter flights or reimburse taxpayers for hundreds of thousands of dollars she spent on private jets at taxpayer expense.

Priebus said Landrieu should "either reimburse taxpayers for every penny of the $300,000 she's charged them for air travel from 2002 to March of 2014... [or] open all of her records up to the public" in an exclusive statement to Breitbart News.

Priebus noted such action was required since "Senator Landrieu's report [released on Friday] doesn't provide any documentation to support its findings."

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Jodi Arias tries to auction the glasses she wore during trial for killing her boyfriend...but you have to register on her website for $250 to even bid

As Jodi Arias prepares to return to court at the end of of the month for her penalty phase retrial, the convicted murderer is offering the public the chance to buy the glasses she wore during her first trial.

Described as a 'one-of-a-kind piece of history', the plain glasses are being auctioned for the starting price of $500.

All profits from the online auction, which closes on September 24, are to go to an unnamed and as-yet unidentified charity in Phoenix.

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US SOLDIER ALLEGEDLY SMUGGLED ILLEGAL ALIENS INTO TEXAS

LUBBOCK, Texas — A U.S. Army soldier in uniform allegedly tried to smuggle illegal aliens into Texas, according to court records obtained by Breitbart Texas. Authorities claim the soldier attempted to drive across a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint with two illegal immigrants hiding in his vehicle.

The court records show Border Patrol agents working the immigration checkpoint in Sarita, Texas arrested Eric Rodriguez earlier this week.

Rodriguez was wearing his military uniform when he allegedly drove his Chevrolet pickup truck to the checkpoint. U.S. Border Patrol agents searched the vehicle. The agents allegedly found two illegal immigrants hiding in the floorboard just beside the front seat; they were using a bed sheet and Ramirez’s military jacket to cover themselves.

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Poll: Republicans More Weary of War Than Democrats

There's more dove than hawk in Republicans these days than anyone has suspected.

A Chicago Council on Global Affairs (CCGA) poll found that Republicans are now more likely than Democrats to oppose American involvement in foreign affairs, by a margin of 40 percent to 35 percent.

Former NATO ambassador and CCGA president Ivo Daalder told MSNBC, "Republicans and Democrats today have about the same view when it comes to the real big question that we've been asking for 40 years, which is whether or not the US should have an active role in world affairs. Republican views have really changed over the last eight years.

"Twenty percent of Republicans in 2006 thought the US should stay out of world affairs. That has now doubled to 40 percent."

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State Offering Help To Those Who Act As Own Attorney

Maryland's Judiciary is trying to make it easier for people to represent themselves in court.

The Access to Justice Department of the Maryland Judiciary is aimed at those who file suits in family courts, where at least one party represents themselves in around 70-percent of cases.

It is also aimed at those who represent themselves in lawsuits filed in district courts, which are addressed in many other states in small claims court.

Pam Ortiz, who heads the Department says the state will expand its self help centers in district courts.

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4 Pennsylvania Cops suspended indefinitely for an alleged joy ride gone awry

Tossed firework at on-duty officer's cruiser as a joke, sparking a chase

Four officers of the Mount Carmel Township Police Department have been suspended indefinitely for an alleged joy ride gone awry.

Patrolmen Patrick McAndrew, Michael Pitcavage and David Stamets were suspended Friday. Patrolman Matthew Filarski began medical leave last week. His suspension is expected to begin once the leave expires.

The suspensions were confirmed Thursday by township supervisor Chairman Charles Gasperetti, police Chief Brian Hollenbush and township solicitor Vincent Rovito.

The four officers were off-duty Sept. 1, Labor Day, when they were allegedly chased by Kulpmont Patrolman David Tomtishen. It began in the borough, continued through Marion Heights and led into the surrounding coal lands in Mount Carmel Township. A firework was allegedly tossed at the on-duty officer’s cruiser as a joke, sparking the chase.

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Dad Makes Son Hold 'I Hit Little Girls' Sign: Did Dad Go Too Far Humiliating Son In Public?


A teaching moment for one local father turns into custody dispute. The child is currently with is mother, who is not letting the child go back to his father, after he made the four year old child hold an embarrassing sign in public.

“Honestly I just wanted to do what I felt was right for my son.” said Rob Devine.

Devine says his four year old son Tristan had been getting in trouble at school for repeatedly hitting his female classmates.

When talking to Tristan and taking his games away didn’t work, Devine decided to get creative. So he and his son stood along a busy street near their home for about an hour, holding a sign that reads “I hit little girls.”

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Obama Admin 'Living in a Delusion'

NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel accused the Obama administration of talking to itself and “living in a delusion” in its strategy to combat ISIS on Monday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC.

“The hard part is when you have to actually do the fighting and figure out who is going to take the ground, what is the role of Iran, what is the role of Syria. And if you also look at those thirty countries you mentioned who are in Paris, they are discussing the future of Iraq and Syria, really because ISIS spans both sides of the border. But Syria isn’t there. Iran isn’t there. And both of these countries have an enormous amount of influence, Syria having the most influence in its own country. So, to be planning the future of this action without talking to key players seems like it's, you’re really talking to yourself” he stated.

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Riverside Carnival

Only 2 days left for $12.00 ride tickets.

BREAKING NEWS: Boeing and SpaceX get space taxi deal, NASA says

NASA awards a multi-billion dollar contract to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station to both Boeing and SpaceX. The contracts would allow the U.S. to get to the space station aboard American spacecraft instead of having to rely on the Russians, who charge more than $70 million a seat for the ride.

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Revealed: At least THREE young Minnesota women have traveled to Syria to aid ISIS jihadis

At least three young Minnesota women are now believed to have traveled to Syria to give aid to the ISIS terror group responsible for the brutal beheadings of American journalists, MailOnline has learned.

The trio left some three weeks ago, Omar Jamal, a leader of the Somali community in the state capital, St. Paul, tells MailOnline. They said they intended to become nurses tending to fighters injured in ISIS' violent surge in Syria and Iraq.

The news comes as 19-year-old suburban Denver woman Shannon Conley who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad has pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group in Syria.

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NASA to Make Major Announcement Today At 4pm About Astronaut Transport to the International Space Station

NASA will make a major announcement today at 4 p.m. EDT regarding the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States. The agency will make the announcement during a news conference from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website.

A brief question-and-answer session with reporters on site will take place during the event. Media will be able to ask more detailed questions related to the program in a teleconference shortly afterward.

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The teleconference will be streamed live on NASA’s website at:
http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio
 

Eric Matthew Frein Named as Suspect in Pennsylvania State Police Deadly Shooting

Pennsylvania State Police have named Eric Matthew Frein as a suspect in the deadly shooting at PSP Blooming Grove. He is armed and dangerous- Police say if you see Frein do not approach- Call State Police Immediately.
The Tip Line- number is 1-866-326-7256.
There's now a reward of up to 75-thousand dollars being offered for any information that leads to an arrest.

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Authorities Seek Public’s Help Identifying West Ocean City Theft Suspects

Authorities Seek Public’s Help Identifying West Ocean City Theft Suspects
Shawn J. Soper, News Editor
WEST OCEAN CITY -- Worcester County police this week are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects wanted in connection with a theft from a West Ocean City gym’s ladies’ locker room and subsequent use of a bank card at a nearby bank.
On Aug. 25, Maryland State Police troopers responded to the Powerhouse Gym in West Ocean City for a reported theft from the ladies’ locker room. Surveillance images were captured showing the suspects using the victim’s bank card at a neighboring PNC Bank branch.
The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation (WCBI) has taken over the investigation and this week appealed to the public with help in identifying the suspects seen in the surveillance pictures.
Anyone with information about the case or the identity of the suspects is urged to contact investigator Tfc. R. Keidel at 410-623-1111 or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776. Crime Solvers may offer a reward of up to $1,000 for tips and information leading to the arrests of the suspects.
Photos: Surveillance images of the suspects using a West Ocean City PNC Bank.


Worcester County Health Department honored for excellence in public health communication

Snow Hill, Md. – The National Public Health Information Coalition announced the Worcester County Health department has been recognized in a national competition honoring excellence in public health communication.

“We are extremely pleased that the top nationwide voice of public health communication has recognized our work,” said Health Officer Debbie Goeller. “A key component of public health is communicating with our communities to help people understand how to reduce their individual health risks.”

Worcester County Health Department received the Bronze Award in Op/Ed Category for a column written by program coordinator Katherine Gunby about the Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program and the new state health insurance exchange. The column was published in The Daily Times in September 2013.

NPHIC is the leading national organization for public health communication professionals. NPHIC’s ranks include public information officers, risk communicators and health educators at state, tribal and local health departments across the country. As the recognized voice of public health communication, NPHIC’s award program offers gold, silver and bronze awards in 17 public health communication categories.

As a recipient of the NPHIC award the Worcester County Health Department has been designated by an independent panel of judges as among the year’s best in public health communication.

Visit NPHIC’s web site www.nphic.org for more information about NPHIC.

President Obama set to deport the fewest number of immigrants since 2007

President Barack Obama is on pace this year to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007, even as he has postponed until after Election Day his promised unilateral action that could shield millions more from deportation.

According to an analysis of Homeland Security Department figures by The Associated Press, the federal agency responsible for deportations sent home 258,608 immigrants between the start of the budget year last October and July 28 this summer.

During the same period a year earlier, it removed 320,167 people — meaning this year saw a decrease in deportations by nearly 20 percent.

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JUST IN: Police Investigate 'Suspicious Condition' In Parkville

PARKVILLE, Md. —Baltimore County police are investigating what they are calling a "suspicious condition" in Parkville.

Police said they were called to the 3100 block of Texas Avenue around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday where they are investigating a "possible hazardous device."

Authorities are asking people on Texas Avenue, Parktowne and Acton roads between Harford Road and Wilson Avenue to shelter in place.

According to the Baltimore County police and fire department Twitter feed, officials said the "shelter in place is for the safety of the community" and is a "precautionary measure."
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Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Release 9-16-14

During the week of September 8th through the 12th, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Maryland Crash Reconstruction Committee, sponsored by the Maryland Highway Safety Office, held a week long class on motorcycle crash reconstruction. Sheriff Deputies and Police officers from around the State of Maryland were in attendance. Students learned the dynamics of motorcycles and the causation factors associated with crashes.

On the Wednesday of that week several crash tests were done to simulate a motorcycle striking a turning vehicle, and rear ending a vehicle. These tests were done between 30 and 47 miles per hour, which are the speeds commonly traveled in and around the Ocean City area during bike week. Officers see the damage that can occur from a crash, at what some consider a low speed.

Maryland is striving to reduce the fatality rate of motor vehicle crashes toward zero deaths. Motorcycle fatalities have been on the rise over the past few years. All lives lost in our State are valuable, and proper investigations are required to help serve the families of those left behind.

Thorough crash investigations are as important as a homicide investigation and it is the goal of the Maryland Crash Reconstruction Committee in partnership with the Maryland Highway Safety Office and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, to provide top of the line training to Maryland Law Enforcement in motorcycle crash investigation.
40 miles per hour.
 
47 miles per hour
 
Photos courtesy of Deputy James Halvorsen
 Maryland agencies in attendance:
  • Worcester County Sheriff’s Office
  • Ocean City Police
  • Cecil County Sheriff’s Office
  • Maryland State Police
  • Montgomery County Police
  • Prince George County Police
  • Greenbelt City Police

Wicomico Executive's Fitness Council September Award Winner

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014 the Wicomico Executive’s Fitness Council announced that an 86-year old retiree, Mr. Bob Carter of Salisbury, received this month’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his long-time commitment to nutrition and exercise.

“Exercise has increased my self-confidence and allowed me to face other challenges in life,” said Carter on the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle. Just last month, he completed a 4-day, 106-mile bike tour to Cape Charles.

Besides being an avid cyclist, Bob enjoys weight training at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA. He manages two intense weight training work-outs per week and enjoys bicycling the rest of the week. His trainer, Dan Davis, says of Carter “he just keeps getting better every day.”

After a serious biking accident in April 2013, Bob was cautioned not to return to the sport. But self-determination won out and Carter eased back in by taking Spin classes at the YMCA. He credits his daughter Susan, “the cheerleader,” for the motivation to keep going.

Carter said, “I wouldn’t be here if not for my daughter Susan. She gives me all the support I need.” Now Bob is poised to qualify for the National Senior Games in cycling to be held in Minneapolis July 2015.

“Don’t ever get discouraged even on bad days,” Bob continued, “Commit to your goals and push through adversit

3 High Level Intelligence Operatives Who Exposed 9/11 Foreknowledge

Government ignored repeated warnings from inside the system

Despite claims that the United States could have “never imagined” such an attack as those seen on Sept 11, countless government insiders have come forward over the years to reveal that the events of 9/11 could have been stopped.

Among them, multiple personnel operating within the national security state have helped expose key pieces of information buried after the tragic events in 2001. Here are just 3 high level intelligence operatives who exposed 9/11 government foreknowledge.

Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer – Operation Able Danger

Former senior intelligence officer Lt. Col Anthony Shaffer attempted to inform the government about several Al Qaeda operatives, including alleged lead hijacker Mohammed Atta, during Operation Able Danger.

“I had no intention of joining the ranks of ‘whistle blowers,’” Shaffer said. “When I made my disclosure to the 9/11 commission regarding the existence of a pre 9/11 offensive counter-terrorism operation that had discovered several of the 9/11 terrorists a full year before the 9/11 attacks my intention was to simply tell the truth, and fulfill my oath of office.”

Shaffer joined the Alex Jones Show in 2010 to discuss the backlash he received from the Defense Intelligence Agency after informing Congress of the government’s refusal to act.

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SFD Calls For Service 9-15-14

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Iowa Dems: Hillary Too Tied to Cronyism, 'Malleable' like Romney

Young Iowa Democrats still associate Hillary Clinton with crony capitalism nearly seven years after progressive Iowans rejected her for Barack Obama.

Before Clinton returned to the state on Sunday for the first time since 2008, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell interviewed young Iowa Democrats for "Meet the Press."

A law student told Mitchell that he was looking for someone more liberal than Clinton who talks about "income inequality." He said Clinton is "malleable" like Romney, which often is shorthand for standing for nothing except for getting elected.

Mitchell then asked another young liberal Iowan what came to mind when Hillary Clinton is mentioned.

"A politician, a woman, a president?" Mitchell asked.

Carla, the young woman who works at a non-profit organization, basically said none of the above and rejected Mitchell's leading question. To her, Clinton represented cronyism.

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The War on Women 2.0

More silly, but less effective?

Democrats hoping that women voters will rescue them from increasingly difficult campaigns have entered the silly season of the “war on women” — and maybe the hypocritical one, too.

“The Republican War on Women is back, and it’s even more appalling than ever,” the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee trumpets in a list-building exercise. How appalling? Supporters of Senator Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) can’t believe that Republican state-house speaker Thom Tillis referred to her by her first name during their first debate.

“We saw women on social media in particular who were bothered by his tone and more than anything they were bothered by his record,” Hagan spokeswoman Sadie Weiner told Politico after her boss turned in a forgettable debate performance.

Tillis has known Hagan for years. “This race isn’t about titles,” he toldPolitico. “It’s about results.”

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Ex-official claims Clinton allies scrubbed Benghazi documents in secret session

A former State Department official has told lawmakers that Hillary Clinton allies privately removed politically damaging documents before turning over files to the supposedly independent board investigating the Benghazi terror attack.

The account from Raymond Maxwell, former head of the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA), was first published in The Daily Signal. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, confirmed to FoxNews.com on Monday that Maxwell told him and other lawmakers the same story when they privately interviewed him last year about the attacks and their aftermath.

Chaffetz said that Maxwell claimed Clinton's chief of staff and deputy chief of staff were overseeing the document operation, which allegedly took place on a weekend in a basement office of the State Department.

"What they were looking for is anything that made them look bad. That's the way it was described to us," Chaffetz said.

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CDC issues Ebola checklist: 'Now is the time to prepare'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that “now is the time to prepare,” has issued a six-page Ebola “checklist” to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected.

While the CDC does not believe that there are new cases of Ebola in the United States, the assumption in the checklist is that it is only a matter of time before the virus hits home.

For example, one part reads: “Encourage healthcare personnel to use a ‘buddy system’ when caring for patients.” Another recommends a process to report cases to top officials:

Plan for regular situational briefs for decision-makers, including:
-- Suspected and confirmed EVD patients who have been identified and reported to public health authorities.

-- Isolation, quarantine and exposure reports.

-- Supplies and logistical challenges.

-- Personnel status, and policy decisions on contingency plans and staffing.

The checklist has been distributed to major hospitals and even little ones, including an urgent center in Leesburg, Va.

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Baltimore Police Officer Caught On Video Beating Suspect


Attorney's representing a Baltimore man said their client was viciously beaten by a police officer for no apparent reason, and the incident was caught on video by the Baltimore City Police Department.

Attorneys for Kollin Truss, 32, said their client exchanged words with Baltimore police Officer Vincent Cosom moments before the officer is seen on video punching him over and over on June 15.

Attorneys Ivan Bates and Tony Garcia announced on Monday a seven-count lawsuit against Cosom.

"It was a very vicious attack that was uncalled and was unwarranted," Bates said.

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MOORE: Obamanomics victimizes president's biggest supporters most

Minorities, single women, youths hardest hit

Politics is often filled with paradoxes, and here is one that nearly defies explanation. The demographic groups that voted most heavily for Barack Obama in 2012 have suffered the most from this president’s economic policies. Maybe the people in these demographic groups — blacks, Hispanics, single women and young people — are economically uninformed, or maybe for these groups, when it comes to voting, it’s not the economy, stupid.

Whatever the explanation, the facts speak for themselves: Obama voters have not benefited from his policies.

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A Hole-In-One Into a Golf Fan's Pocket

Rory Mcllory tees off and the ball lands inside a fans pocket. GO HERE to view.

'Every black parent in the South whips their child'

Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson days after football star is indicted on charges of child abuse

Former NBA star Charles Barkley has come to the defense of Adrian Peterson just days after the disgraced football player was indicted on charges of child abuse, claiming every black parent in the South whips their child.

Appearing on NFL Today this Sunday, Barkley said, 'Whipping – we do that all the time. Every black parent in the South is going to be in jail under those circumstances.'

He then stated that he believes there is a fine line between spanking and child abuse.

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Press Release Change - Speaker for Thursday Night's Worcester County Tea Party Speaker Series will be Mike McDermott

Late today I was notified that our speaker has a scheduling conflict and must cancel. Graciously, Mike McDermott has agreed to fill in the last minute opening. If not too late, please change the information as follows:

Event: Speaker Series provided by the Worcester County Tea Party

Speaker: Mike McDermott, Candidate for Maryland State Senate

Topic: What Difference Does A Vote Make...The Truth Be Told

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Time: Meeting begins at 7PM, doors open at 6:30PM

Location: Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room
235 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD 21811

Admission: FREE

For more information email WCTPPatriots@gmail.com, go to the web sitewww.worcestercountyteaparty.com or call 443-614-7214.

SEARCH CONTINUING FOR MISSING EASTERN SHORE TEEN

(CHESTERTOWN, MD) – Maryland State Police are continuing their search for a critically missing teenager who walked off from an Eastern Shore youth counseling facility almost three weeks ago and troopers believe citizen tips will be the key to locating him. 

The youth is identified as Hunter C. Lemp, 17, who is described as a white male, 5’8” tall, 175 pounds, with short brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a light blue sweatshirt and black pants. Lemp has family in Parsonsburg and Mardela Springs, Md. He may attempt to contact family members in either location. 

On the morning of August 28, 2014, Maryland State Police from the Centreville Barrack were dispatched to Kent Youth Inc., in the 7500-block of Quaker Neck Road, Chestertown, Md., for a report of a missing person. Troopers were told Lemp had apparently walked off from the facility and was last seen about 5:30 a.m. that day. 

State troopers, area police officers, and deputies have been searching for Lemp since he disappeared. Investigators from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division are coordinating the ongoing search and investigation, with continuing assistance from the Maryland State Police Child Recovery Unit. 

Several tips have been provided regarding Lemp, but have failed to assist police in locating him. Investigators believe he is still on the Eastern Shore, possibly in the Salisbury area. He could be hitchhiking or seeking food, money, or other assistance in the area. 

Lemp is not wanted for or charged with any crime. His family and State Police are concerned about his welfare. Anyone with information about Lemp or who may have seen someone matching his description, is urged to contact State Police immediately at the Centreville Barrack at 410-758-1101x7.

Construction On New Ocean City Beach Patrol Home Begins

OCEAN CITY – City officials gathered this morning with city staff and members of the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) to break ground to begin construction for the new Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) headquarters.

The new three-story building will be located at the corner of Talbot St. and South Philadelphia Ave., which is directly across the street from its existing location. OCBP HQ will represent a traditional Ocean City aesthetic as laid out by the OCDC’s design standards. The new building boasts 10,000 square feet of space and provides facilities for beach patrol vehicle and equipment storage, training, roll call and administrative areas. In addition, the $2 million project holds a multi-purpose training room and an area for the Ocean City Police Department’s (OCPD) Bicycle Unit.

“This building is long overdue,” Director of Emergency Services Joe Theobald said this morning.

The OCBP currently occupies three buildings on Dorchester Street that used to serve as the old home to the OCPD and District Court facilities. In 1993, the buildings were deemed unsuitable for usage, but they continued to be utilized by the seasonal OCBP.
OCBP Captain Butch Arbin came before the crowd announcing a new chapter in OCBP’s 80-year history.

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Homeless Tier 2 Sex Offender Notification

Scott B. Bancroft-31 of Rehoboth, DE (photo attached)
5' 10" tall, 180 lbs.
White male, brown hair, hazel eyes

Rehoboth – Scott B. Bancroft is not wanted. This is a homeless sex offender public notification. Bancroft is a Tier 2 sex offender who has registered as homeless in Rehoboth, Delaware area.

If you have information that he is occupying a residence please contact DSP SOAR at 302-672-5306 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet atwww.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

Behind the scenes of Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic moment

Marilyn Monroe’s billowing skirt repeatedly blew upwards as she stood over a subway grate on Lexington Avenue in the early morning hours on Sept. 15, 1954 — the most iconic location shoot in NYC history.

Though the shoot didn’t begin until 1 a.m., a huge crowd (mostly men) watched because it was announced in the newspapers to promote the sex comedy that was being filmed, “The Seven Year Itch.”

In the famous scene, Monroe and actor Tom Ewell exit a showing of “The Creature From the Black Lagoon’’ at the long-gone Trans Lux East at the corner on East 52nd Street — and she stops to enjoy the breeze on her legs from a passing subway train (which actually came from a wind machine operating beneath the grate).

“There were a good 5,000 people there waiting to see Marilyn’ s legs,’’ director Billy Wilder recalled years later — with the crowd chanting “Higher! Higher!” as the scene was shot 15 or more times.

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Hillary Clinton's staff told to hide any documents that could make her inner circle look bad in aftermath of Benghazi, whistle-blower claims

U.S. State Department officials conspired to prevent an internal Accountability Review Board from seeing damning documents after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack which made then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton look bad, according to a former senior diplomat.

A picture has emerged of a weekend boiler-room operation in which employees were instructed to sift through boxes of documents and 'pull out' anything that might make Clinton or her close associates look bad in the wake of the terrorist murders of four Americans including the ambassador to Libya.

Raymond Maxwell, a former deputy assistant secretary for Near Eastern affairs, claims he was scapegoated after the raid by militants acting with Ansar al-Shariah, an Islamist terror faction linked with al-Qaeda.

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EDUCATION AND ENTREPRENEUR CENTER WALL BREAKING CEREMONY

Wicomico Public Library is excited to announce the Wall Breaking Ceremony for the new Education and Entrepreneur Center will take place during Whiteboard Wednesday on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:00 pm at the Downtown Library. Participants should use the Market Street entrance, off parking lot 11. Look for the Yellow Door.

The Education and Entrepreneur Center will provide an open, flexible space for entrepreneur-focused activities, including training space, business center for conferencing and meetings and an idea generating space for business brainstorming. It will also provide small businesses, at-home businesses and start-ups with a low overhead networking space, access to equipment and a small conference room space for meeting with clients or vendors as well as with potential employees.

The educational training facility provides two classroom spaces for use in various trainings and workshops including Wor-Wic Community College Adult Education classes, ESL classes, computer and coding workshops, technology and software classes and resume and job search workshops.

This endeavor is a partnership of Wicomico Public Library, Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, Wicomico County and Wor-Wic Community College. Additional funding provided by the Gladys Martha Allen Fund for Education at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.

Wicomico Public Library has locations in Downtown Salisbury, the Centre at Salisbury, in Pittsville, and the Library Bookmobile. Not only does Wicomico Public Library offer numerous resources such as free Internet access, a variety of classes and events, and an online virtual library with eBooks, but it engages with the community by supporting learning, building community, and enriching lives. You Belong @ Wicomico Public Library!

Wicomico County Imposes Multiple Unlawful Requirements

A representative of Wicomico County Public Schools sent a letter to familiesin early August unlawfully requiring that families:

Give the school system a copy of their driver’s license;
Give the school system proof of where they live;
Give the school system proof of the child’s Social Security number;
Give the school system a copy of the child’s birth certificate;
Make an appointment to meet with school staff before beginning homeschooling;
“Register” the child before beginning homeschool; and
“Enroll” the child before beginning homeschooling.

I spoke to a representative by phone on August 21 and explained that these requirements are unlawful. But I subsequently received a report that the school system is continuing to try to impose some or all of these unlawful requirements on families.

Therefore, last week I sent a letter explaining that the school system’s action violates Maryland Regulation 13A.10.01.01.F. This regulation says “A local school system may not impose additional requirements for home instruction programs other than those in these regulations.” My letter warned that if the school system fails to operate within the boundaries of the law, significant legal consequences could follow.

It is now important to monitor the school system’s conduct to see if it violates the law even after receiving my cautionary letter. If you live in (or move into) Wicomico County, and the school system tries to impose any of the above unlawful requirements on you via a letter, please send us a copy of the letter immediately. If the school system instead tries to impose any unlawful requirements on you via a phone call or face-to-face conversation, insist that the representative put what he or she intends to say in writing and send it to you. When you receive it, forward it to us immediately for review. Emails and scanned documents may be sent to info@hslda.org.

Sincerely,

Scott A. Woodruff, Esq.,
Senior Counsel,
Home School Legal Defense Association
(540) 338-5600

HELP WANTED

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EXPERIENCED AND CERTIFIED HVAC TECH NEEDED. MUST ALSO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF APPLIANCE REPAIRS AND
GENERAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE. TOOLS, TRANSPORTATION AND A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE ARE REQUIRED. 
SALARY IS NEGOTIABLE AND BASED ON EXPERIENCE. WE OFFER HEALTH BENEFITS, VACATION PAY, SICK PAY, AND
A 401K PENSION PLAN. 

Resumes may also be faxed to 410-742-0867
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In Person @ 602 N. Salisbury Blvd.

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Salisbury/Wicomico County Has A Serious Homeless Problem



It's not a topic most want to discuss but it's a reality Salisbury must start addressing.

Between the Mayor of Salisbury and the County Executive, NOTHING is getting better and I do NOT want to hear it's Obama's fault.

IF we cannot get proper LEADERSHIP in OUR part of the country then we are ALL failing.

Ireton and Pollitt have had plenty of time to make things better but as I have been preaching for YEARS, you have life long POLITICIANS in Office who are either a part of out of control spending OR they have the ability to stop the waste. Pollitt refuses to produce their spending expenses, (because of the upcoming election) and Ireton is one of the BOE Staff possibly spending money that is supposed to be spent on the children, all of which we have exposed for the past 23 weeks.

We need manufacturing. We need to ELIMINATE ALL of the drugs on the streets, which is completely OUT OF CONTROL. I truly have to wonder, will the voters finally wake up in November?

Would the last person leaving blue Maryland please turn out the lights?

At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. It's a sad illustration of the dire results of one-party rule.

Maryland is one of the deepest-blue states in the country. Democrats hold every statewide office, control the unbelievably venal state legislature and have a stranglehold on most local governments.

Maryland Democrats love taxes and government spending programs. When a Marylander flushes the toilet, cha-ching. When a Marylander is rained on, cha-ching. And soon, when a Marylander drives, it will be cha-ching for every mile. Taxes keep going up because state spending keeps going up.

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AZA Grants Accreditation to the Salisbury Zoo

Silver Spring, Maryland (9/15/2014) – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Salisbury Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

“The Association of Zoos and Aquariums accredits only those zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy. “As a proven leader in the care and conservation of wildlife and education outreach, The Salisbury Zoo is ranked among the best zoos and aquariums in the world.”

To be accredited, the Salisbury Zoo underwent a thorough review to ensure it has and will continue to meet rising standards, which include animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety. AZA requires zoos and aquariums to successfully complete this rigorous accreditation process every five years in order to be members of the Association. "The entire Salisbury Zoo community should be recognized for their continued efforts in keeping this prestigious accreditation. I thank them for all their hard work on behalf of our citizens and the over 300,000 visitors that come to the Salisbury Zoo each year," said Mayor James Ireton, Jr.

The accreditation process includes a detailed application and a meticulous on-site inspection by a team of trained zoo and aquarium professionals. The inspecting team observes all aspects of the institution’s operation, including animal care; keeper training; safety for visitors, staff and animals; educational programs; conservation efforts; veterinary programs; financial stability; risk management; visitor services; and other areas. Finally, top officials are interviewed at a formal hearing of AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission, after which accreditation is granted, tabled, or denied. Any institution that is denied may reapply one year after the Commission’s decision is made.

Founded in 1924, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, animal welfare, education, science, and recreation. AZA is the accrediting body for the top zoos and aquariums in the United States and six other countries. Look for the AZA accreditation logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. The AZA is a leader in saving species and your link to helping animals all over the world. To learn more, visit www.aza.org.

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Please contact Ralph Piland at the Salisbury Zoo at 410-548-3188 for additional information about the facility, including special events and activities for visitors and its ongoing commitment to wildlife conservation and science education.

Will Truth Finally Prevail?

Delmarva Power Project to Benefit Worcester County

Delmarva Power will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company – Station 5 at 10124 Keyser Point Road to provide details on its plan to rebuild a more than 50 year old electric transmission line between Berlin and Ocean City.

The approximately $43 million project to rebuild the existing nine-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line is scheduled to begin in October of this year and is intended to increase electric system capacity to handle customer load growth and improve overall area electric reliability.

The project involves the replacement of approximately 150, 45- to 60-foot tall wooden poles with 80- to 90-foot tall steel poles that are more durable, require less maintenance and can withstand hurricane force winds of 120 miles per hour.

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British jihadist medical student, 21, is pictured holding severed head while wearing her white doctor's jacket

A woman believed to be a British medical student who left the UK in order to join ISIS has posted an image on social media of herself holding a severed head.

The woman, who goes by the Twitter name of Mujahidah Bint Usama, claims to be a doctor for the terror group based in Raqqa, Syria.

In the image, which was used as her profile picture but has since been removed, she can be seen wearing a full burka and white lab coat while holding the head of a man.

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Princess Anne Press Release 9-16-14


  • On 9-14-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to 11790 Beechwood Street in reference to an assault. Investigation revealed that the victim was slapped when a drink was spilled on the suspect. Both parties were referred to the District Court Commissioners Office for charges.
  • On 9-13-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to 11689 Beechwood Street in reference to an assault. Investigation revealed that two subjects were involved in an argument which escalated into a physical confrontation. The victim was referred to the District Court Commissioners Office for charges.
  • On 9-13-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the area of UMES Boulevard and Route 13 in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed as a vehicle was merging onto southbound Route 13 from UMES Boulevard, it struck another vehicle traveling south on Route 13. The crash resulted in minor damage and no injuries were reported.
  • On 9-12-14, the Princess Anne Police Department charged Derrick Hightower Jr., 22, of Princess Anne Maryland and Douglas Jerome Moore, 24, of Princess Anne Maryland with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. The charges stemmed from a traffic stop where Moore and Hightower Jr. were occupants of the stopped vehicle. Both Moore and Hightower Jr. were charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and released from custody upon being issued criminal citations.
  • On 9-12-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the Food Lion parking lot, located at 12158 Brittingham Lane in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed as the driver exited a vehicle, the vehicle was left on and running which caused it to drift into the rear of another parked vehicle. The crash resulted in minor damage and no injuries were reported.
  • On 9-11-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to Food Lion, located at 12158 Brittingham Lane in reference to an assault. Investigation revealed that a verbal argument between the victim and two suspects turned into a physical assault. The victim was referred to the District Court Commissioners Office for charges.
  • On 9-9-14, the Princess Anne Police Department served Monica Brenda Stephens, 35, of Salisbury Maryland with an outstanding District Court bench warrant for failure to appear. Stephens was seen by a District Court Commissioner who released Stephens on personal recognizance.
  • On 9-9-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the Food Lion parking lot, located at 12158 Brittingham Lane in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that as a vehicle was backing out of a parking space, it collided with another parked vehicle. The crash resulted in minor damage and no injuries were reported.
  • On 9-8-14, the Princess Anne Police Department served Alfreda Beulah Corbin, 52, of Princess Anne with an outstanding District Court bench warrant for failure to appear. Corbin was seen by a District Court Commissioner who released Corbin on personal recognizance.
  • On 9-8-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to Food Lion, located at 12158 Brittingham Lane in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that the suspect stole several groceries from the store and fled the scene prior to police arrival. The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall and approximately 165 pounds wearing a red hat, a v-neck style shirt, and blue jeans. Incident remains under investigation.
  • On 9-8-14, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the area of Somerset Avenue and Waters street in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that as a vehicle was attempting to merge onto Somerset Avenue near Waters Street, it collided with another vehicle that was traveling on Somerset Avenue. The crash resulted in minor damage and minor injuries were reported.

Larry Hogan addresses race, inequality and the importance of voting at Bowie State University

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Larry Hogan received a standing ovation after speaking at an event hosted by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Bowie State University.

“It doesn’t matter whether you are black or white, rich or poor, young or old, Democrat or Republican, from inner-city Baltimore or a small farm on the Eastern Shore, people everywhere feel a huge disconnect between the politicians in Annapolis and the rest of Maryland,” Hogan told a mostly black audience, which included students, civic leaders, and local and state politicians.

In the 15-minute speech, Mr. Hogan, a businessman who grew up in Prince George’s County, highlighted Maryland’s faltering economy and urged the audience to rise above party politics and vote for the candidate who can bring about change. “Now the pollsters and the political experts would tell me that no matter what my platform is and no matter what the track record of my opponent is that many of you aren’t going to vote for me because of the ‘R’ next to my name. But I’m here to challenge that assumption,” he said.

Mr. Hogan also rallied members of the audience to tell their friends and acquaintances to get out and vote this November because a “voteless people is a hopeless people.”

To view a clip from the speech, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvWXQ8_VTOg

To read the full text of Mr. Hogan’s prepared remarks from last night, click here:

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/changemaryland/pages/181/attachments/original/1410366416/FINAL_BOWIE_STATE_U_SPEECH.pdf

DNR to Host Public Meetings on Proposed No Discharge Zone for Chester River

The State is accepting public comment on possibly designating the Chester River and its tributaries as a No Discharge Zone (NDZ) ─ an area where both treated and untreated sewage discharges from vessels are prohibited. The Maryland Departments of Natural Resources and the Environment, in cooperation with the Chester River Association, are planning to apply to the Environmental Protection Agency for the designation.
Located near Chestertown, the Chester River is very important to the region, providing jobs and revenue through boating, tourism, and commercial and recreational fishing. Under the Total Daily Maximum Load qualifications, 100 percent of the Chester River is considered impaired because of low dissolved oxygen related to excess nutrients. Designating the river a NDZ will help improve water quality and protect important ecological, economical and cultural resources.
It is already illegal to discharge raw/untreated sewage within three miles of the nation’s coast. However within a NDZ, all boat sewage ─ even treated ─ is prohibited. With this, boat operators must hold their sewage onboard for disposal at a pumpout facility or out at sea, beyond the three miles. If approved, the NDZ for Chester River may take effect during the 2015 boating season.

Women Supporting Women Looking for 2014 Walk for Awareness Team Captains

I wanted to take the opportunity to personally invite you to team up with your coworkers, family and friends to help us raise money during the 2014 Walk for Awareness. This helps us provide awareness, education and support to individuals affected by cancer on Delmarva. Over the years we've found teams help out the most by participating in our Walk for Awareness. Your team will join hundreds of others in helping to make a difference to those families affected by cancer. We are looking to you to help us this year during the 2014 Walk. If you have already signed up to be a Team Captain, THANK YOU! If not, there is still time.

There are many ways to raise funds for Women Supporting Women. Some of the easiest ways is to create an online fundraising page. Here is the direct link http://www.firstgiving.com/womensupportingwomen/2014.

If you have any questions, please call (410) 548-7880 and visit us athttp://www.womensupportingwomen.org/

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Thank you again for your support!

WICOMICO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC FLU VACCINATION CLINIC

(Salisbury, MD) - Wicomico County Health Department will hold a public walk-in flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. The clinic will be held at the William C. Fritz Health Center on 300 W. Carroll Street, Salisbury, MD. Appointments are not needed. Costs are as follows:

Flu Shot

Adults age 18 and older: $15 suggested donation

Children ages 6 months to 18 years of age: $15

Flu Mist

Children age 2 to 18 only: Free

Medicare can be billed, please be sure to bring card. Pneumonia shots are available with a doctor’s note.

For additional information, visit www.wicomicohealth.org or call (410) 543-6943.

News Media Taking Incredible Shots Of Obama Trying To Retrieve Golf Ball in Lake