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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Missing Teen In Salisbury UPDATE

CANCEL MISSING PERSON 15 year old Akylah Hunter, was located this morning. No suspicious circumstances involved.


Josh Hastings claims he is not a Democrat, but funny he is at this Democrat meeting nearly sitting on Norm Conway's lap and also next to Jim Mathias and Judy Davis . Judy Davis is a Democrat running for the House of Delegates against Mary Beth Carozza.

Josh Hastings with Connie Strott, Julia Glanz, Laura Mitchell, Miguel Mitchell, Karen A. Lemon, Mike Pretl, Judy Harris Davis, Lee Whaley, Jack Hughes, Josh Hastings, Marvin Ames, Norman Conway, Jim Mathias and Pete Evans. All Democrats who are very active in the Wicomico County Democrat Club with the exception of Judy Davis who is their guest.

BREAKING NEWS: Chlorine Leak In Pittsville

The Pittsville Fire Department has just been dispatched for an active chlorine leak at the Town of Pittsville bldg. One of the Firefighters has requested HazMat 1 out of Salisbury. Assistant Chief 1 and Paramedic 16 is responding.

Stations 6, 7, 8, 11 and 74 dispatched for the Decon teams. 

UPDATE 1: They are now requesting the Police to block off roads at Pittsville Road and Gumboro Road for traffic. Station 7 has had to be re-alerted because they do not have an engine driver. 

Witnesses say there was a cloud of chlorine. Staging will be at the Pittsville Fire Department. 

UPDATE 2: A Volunteer Chief on the scene talked to the President of the Council and told him that they tried to turn off the valve and it broke, They are saying the entire tank is now almost empty, not good. 

This is about a 170 gallon tank!!! 

UPDATE 3: A representative from the Town of Pittsville is in need of medical attention. Patient is located on the Pittsville Fire Department front pad. 

UPDATE 4: Assistant Chief 1, Paramedic 16, Engine 16 and HazMat 1 are now on the scene from Salisbury.

UPDATE 5: Now they are requesting the Board of Education to keep everyone IN THE SCHOOL.

UPDATE 6: Gumboro Engine 79-1 are now on the scene. 

UPDATE 7: Central is asking command if Paramedic 16 would be available for transport and they said negative. Now they are dispatching Station 6 for an ambulance to assist.

UPDATE 8: Stations 8 & 11 are being alerted for a fire engine each to assist Station 7 with the chlorine leak. 

UPDATE 9: Ambulances B-7 and A-8 have transported at least one patient each. The Berlin Fire Department is being dispatched to Station 7 for cover. Laurel Engine 81 just arrived to the scene. 

UPDATE 10: HazMat 1 has advised that there is still an active leak in the building.

UPDATE 11: Accountability Check required to be done every 20 minutes: some units working on the scene: Ambulance A-6, Hazmat 1, Assistant Cheif 1, Paramedic 16, Engine 16, Command 6, Command 7, Rescue Engine 604, Tanker 11, Tanker 74-5, Tanker 805, Utility 74-8, Paramedic A8, Paramedic A7, Engine 1103. 

Command places the incident UNDER CONTROL at 10:35 AM. 

UPDATE 12: The Volunteer Firefighters are going door to door in Pittsville informing them of the leak and checking to make sure everyone is OK. 

Originally Posted at 8:58 AM.

A Viewer Writes: "How do the rest of Papa John's customers feel?"

MSP Checkpoint Strikeforce Press Release (Berlin Barrack)

Ref:                 “Checkpoint Strikeforce

When:             September 20th, 2014

Where:           Rt. 50 @ Riddle Lane, Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland

On September 20th at 2303 hours, a Sobriety Checkpoint was initiated on W/B MD Rt. 50 @ Riddle Lane, Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland.  The check point was briefly suspended between 2316 and 2317 hours to allow for an emergency vehicle to pass.  The checkpoint was discontinued at 0103 hours for a total of 1 hours and 59 minutes.  During this operation a total of 487 vehicles were checked, 6 individuals were directed to the side of the road for further testing which resulted in 1 DUI arrests.  A LPR was used during this operation which resulted in; 3 hits, 0 warrant arrests, 2 suspended tag seizures, and 0 suspended driver citations.  A probable cause search of a vehicle lead to 1 arrest for CDS. 

While the checkpoint was being conducted other troopers and allied law enforcement agencies participated in a saturation patrols.  A total of 4 impaired drivers were arrested, 3 persons charged with possession of CDS, and 2 persons arrested for outstanding warrants (1 through Delaware, and the other through U.S. Marshall’s Office). 

The following law enforcement agencies within Worcester County participated in the operation; Worcester County Sherriff's Office, Pocomoke Police, Berlin Police, Ocean Pines Police, and Ocean City Police Department.

Delegate Norm Conway constantly votes for things that do nothing to help us in Wicomico County

I’ve shown a ridiculous amount of wasteful spending by the Wicomico County School Board. That board is appointed by the Governor. Nearly every other school board in the state is elected. Now I’m the first to admit that elected officials can and do mess up, but having an elected school board gives YOU a voice. If we had an elected school board then at least the voters would have a chance to send the people who waste millions of our hard-earned dollars packing! I want to be able to do that.

Guess who doesn’t want us to have that right?

Norm Conway blocked it in 2011.

Norm Conway sent $1.1 billion to *Baltimore city public schools while our elementary school children attempt to learn in “temporary” trailers, many of which have been in use for well over a decade! And why would anyone put the most vulnerable of our students in trailers? Why are these trailers at elementary schools? How is that justified?

Can anyone explain to me why “The Chairman” who continually sends projects to the western shore is seen as valuable here?

Of course if you are a the Willards Loins Club and you throw the chairman some fundraisers, then you might get something.

Remember this?

"Friends to Re-Elect Norman H. Conway
Fundraiser this Sunday, January 5 at Willards Lions Club 1-4pm
e-mail: (410) 543-8712"

A few months after this event Delegate Conway funneled over $50,000 of our hard earned money to the Willards Lions Club for… something?

This isn’t a knock on the Lions Club. I get that they are a civic organization that serves the community. But why should the rest of us pay them over $50,000? Maybe I’m a member of the Elks or Eagles or Moose lodge, why should my tax money go toward the Lions club?

It shouldn’t.

Delegate Conway should have thrown a fundraiser for them so their membership and anyone else who wanted to support them could chip in to cover their needs. That is how civic organizations work. Tax money shouldn’t be used. And it especially shouldn’t be used in something that looks this shady. You throw me a fundraiser, I’ll have the citizens of Maryland write you a check!

How in the world can people support someone who has failed to bring jobs, failed to restore money for the towns and counties to build roads, sidewalks and bridges, and failed to show any sort of leadership that gives Wicomico County a voice in Annapolis?


Jim Perdue: 'We have no seat at the table in Maryland'

Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue showed no love for Maryland's regulatory climate Wednesday, offering an unfavorable comparison to neighboring states.

"The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," said Perdue, who spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce CEO Spotlight. "Even if we have an onerous thing that happens in Virginia or Delaware, we can sit at the table and at least express our opinion."

Salisbury-based Perdue Farms is one of the largest chicken producers in the country and one of the top privately held companies in Maryland, with annual revenue of more than $6 billion.

Maryland tends to regulate to solve problems, even in cases when the regulations aren't effective, Perdue said. He offered the example of a farmer spending $300,000 to build a chicken house.


BREAKING: Muslims Shout “Praise Allah!” Surround OK Police Following Press Conference on Beheading

Muslims shouting ‘Praise Allah’ surround Oklahoma cops after a press conference on the beheading in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Muslims read from the Koran during the press conference.

2-3 local OK muslims are reading passages from their Qurans outloud on the ground at site of news conference #oklahomabeheading

— Bob Lawson (@LandonLawson78) September 26, 2014

The Muslims were saying “Praise Allah” during the press conference.

Cops/reporters were close by but not being yelled at by muslims as many have asked me but a few muslims were saying praise allah out loud

— Bob Lawson (@LandonLawson78) September 26, 2014


Naleppa Receives Most Admired CEO Award


Peninsula Regional Medical Center President/CEO Dr. Peggy Naleppa, MS, MBA, FACHE, was honored among Maryland’s 30 top CEOs, and on Thursday, September 18 at an event at the BWI Hilton in Baltimore was presented a 2014 Maryland Most Admired CEO Award.

Created by The Daily Record, a Baltimore-based business newspaper, the award highlights some of the most notably talented CEOs leading the state’s nonprofit, for profit and public companies. 2014’s Most Admired CEOs were selected based on their demonstration of strong leadership, vision, competitiveness and innovation, community service, commitment to financial performance and excellence, growth, corporate leadership, board service and nonprofit involvement.

Dr. Naleppa was also a recipient of this award in 2012. She is one of just seven Maryland CEOs honored in the category of “Non-profits with More than $10 Million in Annual Revenue” and is the Eastern Shore’s lone recipient this year.



Gov. O'Malley/Anthony Brown have waived the normal monthly medical premiums for ALL state employees, both active and retired for the month of October, 2014. Some active and retired employees will save as much as $300.00 for the month of October.

Yesterday we announced that the state of Maryland is currently more than $400,000,000.00 in debt and are desperately trying to find ways to come up with that money to meet their current bills/debt. 

O'Malley/Brown have created a Rain Tax as well as raised the Tolls around the entire state, yet when it comes time to VOTING, even AFTER yesterdays debt announcement, they'll charge YOU the TAXPAYER to foot the medical premiums on every non state employee in the state to ENCOURAGE you/them to vote for yet another SANTA CLAUS, BROWN. 

That's right, YOU will be footing the bill of around $300.00 PER PERSON, for current and former employees. How convenient that this will happen in OCTOBER, just before the election. 

It's time for immediate change. It's time to vote for HOGAN and stop what I see as ILLEGAL practices and STEALING from the very taxpayers that keep ALL Liberals afloat. 

By the way, that means Jim Ireton, Laura Mitchell, Rick Pollitt and the likes will also get a FREE RIDE at taxpayers expense. 

Oklahoma Woman Beheaded By Islam-Evangelizing Co-Worker

An Oklahoma man beheaded a woman after a workplace dispute on Thursday, the Associated Press reports.

Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said Friday that the suspect Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, entered the Vaughan Foods processing plant in Moore, Oklahoma on Thursday and beheaded 54 year-old Colleen Hufford.

Nolen had recently been trying to convert his co-workers at the company to Islam, Lewis said Friday, according to interviews with the company’s workers.

After stabbing and beheading Colleen Hufford, Nolen began to do the same to 43 year-old Traci Johnson, but was stopped when the company’s chief operating officer, Mark Vaughn, who also serves as a reserve sheriff’s deputy, shot and injured Nolen.


Caption This Photo 9-26-14

Moment officer Sean Groubert shoots unarmed driver over not wearing seatbelt

This is the shocking moment when a policeman shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop for not wearing a seatbelt.

Sean Groubert, 31, who as a South Carolina State Trooper at the time of the incident shot Levar Jones on September 4 on Broad River Road, in Richmond County, Columbia.

Groubert ordered Mr Jones to show his driving licence. When he reached into his car to retrieve the document, Groubert started shouting and opened fire with his semi-automatic handgun.


What’s in Perdue pet food and livestock feed? By Ray Wallace

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Perdue factories have for years been dumping toxic waste Hexane into taxpayers' air. What's Perdue put in its pet food and livestock feed?
$ $ $ $ $

     Perdue AgriBusiness procures, processes and trades commodities for the feed, food, pet food, fertilizer and renewable fuels markets.
     -- From this current Perdue Farms site:

Woman punched by California Highway Patrol settles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a newly reached settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign.

CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed the settlement in an emailed statement Wednesday night and an attorney for Marlene Pinnock confirmed the terms for The Associated Press.

The settlement came after nine hours of mediation in Los Angeles.


Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and five and a half years of fights with Republicans in Congress.

Two sources familiar with the decision tell NPR that Holder, 63, intends to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed, a process that could run through 2014 and even into next year. A former U.S. government official says Holder has been increasingly "adamant" about his desire to leave soon for fear he otherwise could be locked in to stay for much of the rest of President Obama's second term.



Eric Holder Resigns

PG Officer's Conviction Tossed In UMD Beating Case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- A Prince George's County police officer convicted of beating a University of Maryland student during a 2010 celebration has had his conviction overturned.

James Harrison was found guilty of second-degree assault in the 2010 beating of a student during a celebration that followed the Maryland basketball team's win over Duke. Harrison was given a one-year suspended sentence in 2012 and served 30 days of home confinement. But earlier this month, after a reconsideration hearing, a judge overturned the conviction, giving Harrison probation before judgment.

State's attorney's office spokesman John Erzen says prosecutors were disappointed that the judge set aside the jury's verdict. He said the judge gave no reason in ruling.

A telephone message left Wednesday for Harrison's attorney was not immediately returned.


6.5-ton Armored Vehicle To Roll Through Pennsylvania Woods In Hunt For Suspected Cop Killer

Authorities hunting a survivalist and suspected cop killer in the rugged woods of eastern Pennsylvania have brought in a 6.5-ton armored tactical vehicle dubbed "The Rook" and outfitted with robotic video cameras to assist in a search now entering its 12th day.

The massive search for 31-year-old Eric Frein, who is charged with killing one trooper and wounding another, now includes a 13,000-pound machine that allows officers to gain entry to the second story of a house without a ladder or to deploy snipers to rooftops.

“The Armored Deployment Platform (ADP) allows officers to approach structures with reduced exposure,” according to manufacturer Ring Power Tactical Solutions. “A team can be placed anywhere and have a secure position from which to make better tactical decisions.”


Waitress Says Rush Limbaugh Tipped Her $1,000 on Two Occasions — Here’s What She Did With the Money Just to Spite Him

A waitress turned author claims she received two generous tips of $1,000 on two separate occasions from conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh — but she couldn’t find it in herself to keep the “blood money.”

Instead, she allegedly donated a “sizable chunk” of Limbaugh’s $2,000 tip to an abortion charity.

Author Merritt Tierce makes the claim in her debut novel “Love Me Back,” in which she tells stories about her experience as a waitress at a fancy Dallas steakhouse.

In a recent interview with the Dallas Morning News, she recalled the two occasions where Limbaugh and his friend, sportscaster Al Michaels, dined at the restaurant and left the massive tips.


Wanted By Virginia State Police

Church Street, Salisbury

Obama Uses Coffee Cup To Salute Marines

President Barack Obama returned a formal military salute with a one-handed coffee-cup salute Tuesday, only a few hours after he despatched the nation’s military on their attack mission into northern Syria.

White House aides posted the sloppy salute video on Instagram.

The commander in chief offered the coffee-cup salute when he disembarked from his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York, as he made his way to the United Nations General Assembly.

“President Obama just landed in New York for #UNGA2014,” says the caption.

The salute is “the most important of all military courtesies,” says a manual for Marine Corps officer candidates.


Kennedy Jr. Loses Cool at Climate Rally; Gets Handsy w/ PJTV's Michelle Fields When She Corners Him

Man mistakes friend for deer, kills him with arrow

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. — A Pisgah Forest man who was hunting with a friend Thursday was killed when his friend mistook him for a deer, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to an area off Lyda Creek Road at about 7:45 p.m. about a hunting accident.

When the deputies reached the location, they found 58-year-old George Harley Case Jr. dead.


Amazon Is About To Start Collecting Sales Tax On Maryland Orders Inc. on Oct. 1 will begin collecting Maryland's 6 percent sales tax on online orders, a practice that was expected to begin once the company established a presence in the state.

Customers purchasing items online from Amazon have avoided the sales tax because Amazon didn't collect it. But once Amazon announced it would build a fulfillment center on Broening Highway in Baltimore, it became clear the sales tax collection would start — it was just a matter of when.

The state Board of Revenue Estimates estimates in December that Amazon's sales tax collection would amount to about $50 million in new revenue annually. Including the increase from Amazon, the state projects it will collect $4.15 billion in sales taxes next year, a 5.2 percent increase.


Fake or freak? Woman, 21, claims to have paid $20,000 to surgically add third breast in desperate bid to become a reality TV star

A 21-year-old woman claims to have paid $20,000 to surgically add a third breast in a desperate bid to become a reality TV star.

Jasmine Tridevil, not her real name, insists she was rejected by more than 50 doctors who feared violating ethical codes before she found a willing surgeon who would perform the procedure.

Now, she has hired a camera crew to follow her around Tampa, Florida, documenting the 'struggles' she faces as a three-breasted woman.


Michelle Obama: Americans 'Take For Granted' How Much Barack Has Improved U.S.

First Lady Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House.

“Just think about how different our country looks to children growing up today,” she said. “Think about how our kids take for granted that a black person or a woman can be President of the United States.”


Perdue Farms chairman criticizes Maryland’s regulatory climate

Jim Perdue says unlike neighboring states, Maryland does not give companies any discourse

Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms, criticized Maryland’s regulatory climate, saying the state’s government makes operating there much more difficult than governments of neighboring states where the poultry company has operations. Perdue made those critical comments at a recent Maryland Chamber of Commerce CEO Spotlight.

"The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," said Perdue. "Even if we have an onerous thing that happens in Virginia or Delaware, we can sit at the table and at least express our opinion.

"In Maryland, there is no seat. It's sort of dictated that this is the way it's going to be, and you really don't have any discourse."


JUST IN: Prosecutor: White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammo, Machete In Car

A federal prosecutor said Monday that the intruder who evaded Secret Service and bolted into the White House on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition and various weapons -- including a machete -- in his vehicle.

Prosecutor David Mudd revealed the new details about the high-profile security breach during an initial court appearance on Monday in Washington, D.C. At the hearing, suspect Omar J. Gonzalez, a 42-year-old Army veteran, was deemed a flight risk and ordered to be detained until his next hearing, set for Oct. 1.

At the court appearance, Mudd said Gonzalez had the hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his car, in addition to two hatchets and a machete. He called the intruder a danger to the president.


Question Of The Day 9-22-14

Fall officially begins at 10:29pm tonight.  What is your favorite or least favorite part of this season?

Marked dollar bill

You don't think we're in a war?

A lady in Monte Vista, CO had this dollar bill. This is her story.

After dinner she took a $1 dollar bill out of her purse and displayed
it on the table. Underneath the words "In God We Trust" someone
had stamped the dollar bill in red ink--- NO GOD BUT ALLAH.

We asked her where she got this dollar bill. She said it was part of
her change in Alamosa , CO .

We took this picture of her dollar bill. These are beginning to show
up all around our country! If anyone tries to give you one of these
dollar bills as change, please refuse it and ask them to give you a
dollar bill that has not been defaced.

Vanderwende's Creamery

Joe they are outside in line waiting for ice cream. If it wasn't a good product and a reasonable price they wouldn't be waiting. Good example of American exceptionalism that drives the liberals crazy.

Salisbury News Delivers Investigative Reporting On HOW YOUR TAX DOLLARS ARE SPENT: Part 24

Good news, looks as if these postings have had some impact, the Wicomico County Board of Ed says there are not going to be handing out any more gift cards (They will surely find away around this one no doubt) and the Executive's office has resumed posting expenses, we will follow up on the Executive's office next week as time allows. 

Today we will continue with the BOE's summertime food cost. Prior weeks post have shown that it's not just for the children as is often used as an excuse. $162,000.00 in twenty four months was disclosed in a state audit done earlier this year . We must remember five years of tax hikes on the citizens of Wicomico County no oversight on the counties from the county just give them more money. 

6/10/11 Erica Benton Domino's $35.00 
8/22/11 Erica Benton Dunkin Donuts Ocean City $139.33 
6/6/11 Erin Holmes Domino's $57.21 
6/4/12 Fredrick Briggs Chick-Fil-A $160.80 
6/7/12 Fredrick Briggs Taylors BBQ $593.00 
6/23/11 Glendon Jones Red Lobster $32.82 
8/15/11 Glendon Jones The Olive Garden $40.60 
6/1/12 Don Brady Harborside Bar and Grille $279.84 
7/19/12 Don Brady The Green Turtle $63.72 
8/18/11 Eric Goslee Panera Bread $47.96 
8/13/12 eric Goslee Uno's Chicago Grill $50.98 
8/14/12 Eric Goslee Panera Bread $12.99 
8/16/12 Eric Goslee Panera Bread $49.96 
6/9/11 Erica Benton Domino's $115.00 
6/9/11 Erica Benton Fratelli's $115.00 
6/9/11 Erica Benton KFC $185.65 
6/9/11 Erica Benton Vinny's La Roma $ 7.60 
6/1/12 Mary Kenlon Hunan Delight $32.58 
6/7/12 Maria Marshall Evolution Craft Brewing $138.50 
7/26/12 Maria Marshall Back Street Grill $157.55 
8/17/11 Mary Ellen Hayward East Side Deli $124.25 
8/17/11 Mary Ellen Hayward East Side Deli $131.05 
8/17/11 Mary Ellen Haywaed Twisted Pretzel $156.00 
8/18/11 Mary Ellen Hayward East Side Deli $165.32 
6/6/11 Jon Shearer Domino's $15.75 
8/6/12 Jon Shearer Back Street Grille $ 39.00 
6/7/11 Joy J Custis Back Street Grill $ 38.10 
8/23/11 Joy J Custis Panera Bread $43.00 
6/11/12 Joy J Custis Back Street Grille $25.96 
6/14/12 Joy J Custis Back Street Grille $28.56 
8/9/12 Joy J Custis Panera Bread $ 51.96
6/15/11 Judy Nickolson Ruby Tuesday $98.77 
8/11/11 Judy Nickolson The Olive Garden $25.60 
6/10/11 Kim Finger Domino's $ 25.68 
6/22/11 Kim Finger Domino's $1.75 
6/1/11 Kim Finger Taylor's BBQ $64.00 

Stay tuned more to come.

Over 6,000 Cyclists Expected for Seagull Century

On Saturday, September 27, more than 6,000 cyclists are expected to participate in Salisbury University’s 26th Sea Gull Century bike ride across the Lower Eastern Shore.

The traditional 100-mile Assateague century offers a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and a glimpse of the wild ponies, while the 100-mile Snow Hill century takes cyclists through a quaint Worcester County town, with galleries and beautiful homes. A 65-mile Princess Anne metric route winds through Somerset County.

This year’s rest stops include Washington High School, Nassawango Golf Course, Cypress and Byrd parks, and the Powellville VFW, where riders enjoy pie à la mode before their final leg.


Pros, Cons Argued On Proposed Wind Farm

Even as a feisty grassroots citizen coalition steps up its campaign to block a proposed wind energy farm in southern Somerset County, Md., company officials continue to profess the ultimate success of the $200 million venture. 

“The project is still very much on track,” said Adam Cohen, vice president of Pioneer Green Energy of Austin, Texas, who heads the company’s East Coast operations.

As envisioned, the Great Bay Wind Center would consist of a large colony of perhaps 50 wind towers, from which, opponents claim would extend blades 695 feet into the air.

The venture, again as envisioned, would impact an estimated 50 to 60 farms, either for tower construction or for rights-of-way for underground power lines. 

Pioneer Green says the project will produce $44.4 million in county tax revenues on top of additional royalties and lease payments to farmers.


Seventy-Two Killed Resisting Gun Confiscation In Boston

National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed by elements of a para-military extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled to withdraw.

Speaking after the clash, Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage declared that the extremist faction, which was made up of local citizens, has links to the radical right-wing tax protest movement. Gage blamed the extremists for recent incidents of vandalism directed against internal revenue offices. The governor, who described the group’s organizers as “criminals,” issued an executive order authorizing the summary arrest of any individual who has interfered with the government’s efforts to secure law and order. The military raid on the extremist arsenal followed widespread refusal by the local citizenry to turn over recently outlawed assault weapons.

Gage issued a ban on military-style assault weapons and ammunition earlier in the week. This decision followed a meeting in early this month between government and military leaders at which the governor authorized the forcible confiscation of illegal arms.


Town Of Princess Anne Commissioner Charged With First And Second Degree Assualt

JUST IN: Ferguson Officer Shot; Details Still Emerging

A Ferguson police officer was shot Saturday night, according to St. Louis County Police Department spokesman Brian Schellman. The officer, a woman, is still alive, Schellman said. ..

Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot, but not killed, in north St. Louis County, St. Louis police say.
No suspect is in custody.
The shooting occurred near the new Ferguson Community Center. - The St. Louis Post-Dispatch &
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A Viewer Writes: Even the critters are getting ready for winter

We took this mattress cover out when we bought a new one. I asked the kids to keep it out there and not throw it away when I saw what it was being used for.