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Thursday, August 04, 2016

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House Republican threatens VA subpoena over artwork purchases

Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, threatened to subpoena the Department of Veterans Affairs if it did not provide accurate figures of the taxpayer money spent on artwork.

Miller pointed to the $20 million VA officials have used to purchase paintings, sculptures and "ornamental furnishings" over the past decade in a letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald on Friday, in which he demanded a full accounting of the funds diverted to agency art.

The Florida Republican noted his own committee had uncovered $6.5 million in expenses related to decorating rooms at a single VA facility in Palo Alto, Calif.

"Either the reported $20 million, 10-year total is incomplete, or the Palo Alto Healthcare System expenditures represent an extraordinarily large portion of VA's nationwide spending," Miller wrote.

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Showell VFD 'Kid's Night'


Showell Volunteer Fire Department will be having their annual Kid's Night on August 16th at 7:00pm.  This is free to the community and surrounding area’s of Showell. There will be free games, food and demonstrations for the kids and their family . Hope too see you all there.


Showell Volunteer Fire Department
11620 Worcester Hwy Showell MD 21862
410.352.5916

There Has Not Been a Non-Lawyer on a Democratic Presidential Ticket in Three Decades

Dems nominate two candidates from America's least favorite profession for ninth straight election

Democrats nominated two lawyers for the ninth consecutive presidential election at last week’s convention in Philadelphia, something Republicans have not done since 1972.

Both Hillary Clinton, who went to Yale Law School, and running mate Tim Kaine, who went to Harvard Law School, worked in private law practices before entering the political realm.

It has become a given for Democrats to nominate lawyers in recent decades. All of the party’s candidates going back to 1984—Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, John Edwards, Al Gore, Joe Lieberman, Bill Clinton, Michael Dukakis, Walter Mondale, and Geraldine Ferraro—went to law school.

Many of them attended the same law school. Lieberman went to Yale along with both Clintons, while Kaine, Obama, and Dukakis went to Harvard.

The last time the Democrats put a non-lawyer on its presidential ticket was in 1980 when Jimmy Carter ran for re-election. Carter worked on his family’s peanut farm after serving in the U.S. Navy. Vice President Mondale is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and worked in private practice before and after his political career.

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7th annual Bright Minds with Bright Futures Bookbag Giveaway


Two (2) Missing Cecil County Juveniles Located Unharmed

Troopers from the North East Barrack successfully located two missing juveniles who ran away from their residences in Cecil County, Maryland earlier today. The two juveniles who were identified as Kaitlin Alexis Leister (15) and Jaden Casey Lawton (16) were found together in the woods in the area of 471 Doctor Jack Road unharmed.

 Original release below


Troopers from the North East Barrack are attempting to locate two missing juveniles who ran away from their residences in Cecil County, Maryland. The juveniles are believed to be together and possibly en-route to the North Carolina area. Anyone with information regarding Kaitlin Alexis Leister (15 years old) or Jaden Casey Lawton (16 years old) should immediately contact the Maryland State Police North East Barrack at 410-996-7800.

Hillary and Bill Clinton with the Chinese billionaire accused of being front for Communist bid

This is Hillary and Bill Clinton - pictured with a Chinese billionaire accused of being the front for his country's attempt to manipulate an American election.

The couple were pictured with Ng Lap Seng at a Democratic function before he became embroiled in an investigation into illegal campaign donations to the 1996 election.

Now the scandal is threatening to return to haunt the Clinton - as Ng faces being questioned in font of Congress, something he managed to evade by fleeing the country in the late 1990s.

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Congratulations to Chucky Smiley


Congratulations to Chucky Smiley on receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award for 2015. The reason he is just now receiving the award is because he was in Arizona for his job when they held the ceremony. "I would like to dedicate this award to my wonderful team, your unwavering support and dedication is the only reason WE received this prestigious honor."

Chairman Royce on Reports That Obama Secretly Sent $400M to Iran: ‘It Keeps Getting Worse’

Republicans lashed out Tuesday at the Obama administration over a news report claiming it airlifted $400 million in foreign currency to Tehran on the same day the regime released five imprisoned Americans.

On that day in January, the U.S. agreed to settle a 37-year-old Iranian legal claim worth $400 million, plus an additional $1.3 billion in interest. The two developments also coincided with the “implementation day” for the nuclear deal struck between Tehran, the U.S. and five other nations.

The administration has long denied that the $1.7 billion settlement was related to the prisoner releases, or that it amounted to a “ransom.”

The Wall Street Journal reported that the cash, in European and other currencies, was secretly flown to Iran on wooden pallets in an unmarked cargo plane, and that it was a first instalment of the agreed-upon $1.7 billion payout.

Citing U.S. and European officials and congressional staffers who had been briefed later, it said the U.S. had sent the equivalent of $400 million to the Dutch and Swiss central banks, where it was converted and provided in foreign currency, then flown to Iran.

The report quoted State Department spokesman John Kirby as reiterating the administration’s denial of any link between the payment and release of the imprisoned Americans.

The two negotiations, he said, “were completely separate” and were also handled by different teams

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State Police Investigating Crash North of Georgetown

Georgetown– The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred north of Georgetown at Donovans Salvage parking lot.

Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 2:47 p.m. today, Thursday August 4, 2016, as a 35-year-old male was operating a 2001 Dodge Durango southbound on Donovans Road and failed to negotiate a sharp left curve. The Durango struck a parked car in the parking lot of Donovans Salvage, located at 20262 Donovans Road, which in turn struck a male pedestrian. The parked vehicle was also pushed into a food truck parked in the parking lot injuring a female employee working inside the food truck. The 35-year-old operator then fled from the vehicle down some nearby railroad track to a residence in Georgetown where he was taken into custody approximately 25 minutes later.

The adult male pedestrian was flown to Christiana Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition with undetermined injuries.

The adult female employee in the parked food truck was airlifted to Crozer-Chester Medical Center where she was admitted in stable condition.

A more detailed release regarding the victim’s ages and hometowns will be released upon the completion of the investigation. Alcohol is suspected as a contributing cause of this crash and charges are forthcoming.

LIVE : Donald Trump Town Hall in Portland, ME 8/4/16

 
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Here Are This Year’s 9 Most Calorie-Filled Chain Restaurant Meals

You have to know that when you’re tucking into some huge plate of pasta, fried food, bread, sauce, cheese, and meat at a chain restaurant, that’s probably not healthy, but do you know how unhealthy?

That’s why the Center for Science in the Public Interest is once again here to rain on everyone’s pig-out parade with its Xtreme Eating Awards for 2016, in which the organization calls out some of the most calorific, sugary, salty, and fatty meals you’ll find at your local strip mall:

Applebee’s “Build Your Sampler”

•Calories: 3,390 calories total(Cheeseburger Egg Rolls: 630 calories; Brew Pub Pretzels & Beer Cheese Dip: 510 calories; Chicken Quesadilla: 610 calories; Boneless Wings w/Classic Buffalo Sauce: 440 calories [240 calories for bleu cheese dressing]; Spinach & Artichoke Dip 960 calories).
•Saturated Fat: 65 grams
•Sodium: 11,650 mg

Even if you split this handpicked array of apps among four people, you’re still looking at 850 calories each. According to CSPI, that’s about the same as eating an Applebee’s Classic Burger with cheddar cheese.

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County, State Agree To Sewer Overflow Settlement

SNOW HILL – In an effort to avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, county officials have agreed to pay the state a one-time fee for sewer overflows that occurred in 2014 and 2015.

The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to settle with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) for a payment of $3,100. The eight sanitary sewer overflows that occurred between July 2014 and June 2015 could have been subject to penalties of $100,000 each.

“We, of course, recommend settlement, but I still believe this tends to be a money grab by the Maryland Department of the Environment,” said John Tustin, the county’s director of public works.

According to Tustin, the first overflow was the result of a complete electrical failure in one of the Mystic Harbour pump stations that caused a grease trap to overflow near Sunset Grill. Three of the other overflows were related to the ongoing upgrades in the Ocean Pines wastewater collection system. Another came after a mechanical failure at a pump station. The remaining overflows were the result of small leaks identified by staff throughout the year.

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With Trans Movement, Say Goodbye to Women’s Sports

How far does the NBA want transgender “rights” to go?

The NBA stepped into the culture war with its recent decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, citing “the climate created by HB2,” the bill that requires government single-sex bathrooms be available only to people on basis of the sex on their birth certificate.

When it decided to move the game out of Charlotte, the NBA released a statement:

“Our week-long schedule of All-Star events and activities is intended to be a global celebration of basketball, our league, and the values for which we stand, and to bring together all members of the NBA community—current and former players, league and team officials, business partners, and fans. While we recognize that the NBA cannot choose the law in every city, state, and country in which we do business, we do not believe we can successfully host our All-Star festivities in Charlotte in the climate created by HB2.”

As a woman, I appreciate a different kind of “climate”—one where I can feel safe going to intimate facilities full of strangers. I think that the basis for who gets to use these facilities should be one’s biological sex. The NBA seems to disagree with this commonsense notion, instead believing that bathroom, shower, and locker access should be determined on the basis of subjective gender identity.

But bathrooms and locker rooms aren’t the only area where transgender activists could demand changes.

In fact, sports itself—not just the bathrooms used by its fans—could be affected.

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Donald Trump: No Obama, Hillary Clinton Is Unfit for Office

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump responded to President Barack Obama’s assertion that he was “unfit” to hold the office of the presidency, pointing out Hillary Clinton’s failures.

“They have betrayed our security and our workers, and Hillary Clinton has proven herself unfit to serve in any government office,” Trump said referring to the Obama presidency.

Trump cited the Obama/Clinton foreign policy failures — including losing Iraq, Libya, and Syria to Islamic state terrorists. He also cited Clinton’s failure to protect Americans in Benghazi while Obama put Iran on a path to nuclear weapons.

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Huge Increase in Girls Victimized by Genital Mutilation in U.S.

513,000 women ‘at risk’ or already victims, a three-fold jump since 1990

An estimated 513,000 women and girls are at risk or have already been subjected to female genital mutilation in the United States, with the number skyrocketing due to increased immigration from countries in the Middle East and North Africa, where the practice is common.

The State Department considers female genital mutilation—the partial or total removal of female genitalia for no medical reason—to be a form of gender-based violence. The practice is illegal in the United States.

The number of girls suffering from female genital mutilation has tripled in the U.S. since 1990, according to a report released by the Government Accountability Office on Monday.

The government places the blame on increased immigration from majority Muslim nations, where female genital mutilation is a common practice.

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Salisbury Police Calls For Service July 2016

I Learned More at McDonald's Than at College

WCSO Monthly Crime Statistics July 2016


Sector 1- Salisbury, Allen, Deer Harbour, Fruitland, Fox Chase

Sector 2- Parsonsburg, Delmar

Sector 3- Delmar, Log Cabin Road, Adkins Road

Sector 4- Nanticoke, Waterview, White Haven, Tyaskin

Sector 5- Booth Street, Reservation

Sector 6- Hebron, Mardela Springs, Sharptown

Sector 7- Pittsville, Willards, Powellville



Unsure of your WCSO Sector? Click HERE for the interactive map

DOVER:Search Warrant Leads to Drug and Weapon Charges 8-4-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-26071
Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 3:50PM
Location:   100 Block of Madison Court, Dover, DE 19904
Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
Narrative:
The Dover Police Department along with Delaware Probation and Parole concluded a drug investigation with the execution of a search warrant on Wednesday afternoon.  Officers searched a house in the 100 Block of Madison Court at 3:50PM on Wednesday which led to the discovery of the following items:
-615.1 grams of marijuana
-3.8 grams of cocaine
-Bersa .380 Handgun
-US Importer Walther Fort Smith .22 Caliber Rifle
-12 gauge Mossberg 500 Shotgun
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Donovan Maldonado was taken into custody without incident.  There were six children in the home at the time of the incident.  Maldonado was committed to JTVCC in default of $25,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Aggravated Possession of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (6x)
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Video: Leftist Mob Violently Ejects Trump Supporter From New York City Park

A young white man wearing one of Donald Trump’s red ‘Make America Great Again!” hats was violently forced out of New York City’s City Hall Park by a screaming Leftist racist mob of predominantly self-described ‘black and brown’ activists–all while police stood by and did nothing.

The mob was gathered to protest police as part of a “#ShutDownCityHallNYC” rally in the park.

The mob scene was documented by reporters and posted to Twitter with the best imagery being captured on video by Alexander Rubenstein with RT America.

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CDC issues travel guidance related to Miami neighborhood with active Zika spread

New assessments of mosquito populations and test results this past weekend by Florida public health officials, as part of a community survey in the Miami neighborhood where several Zika infections were recently confirmed, have found persistent mosquito populations and additional Zika infections in the same area. This information suggests that there is a risk of continued active transmission of Zika virus in that area. As a result, CDC and Florida are issuing travel, testing and other recommendations for people who traveled to or lived in the Florida-designated areas on or after June 15, 2016, the earliest known date that one of the people could have been infected with Zika. At Florida’s request, CDC is also sending a CDC Emergency Response Team (CERT) with experts in Zika virus, pregnancy and birth defects, vector control, laboratory science, and risk communications to assist in the response. Two CDC team members are already on the ground in Florida, three more will arrive today, and three more on Tuesday, August 2.
CDC recommends:
  • Pregnant women not travel to the identified area. 
  • Pregnant women and their partners living in this area should consistently follow steps to prevent mosquito bites and sexual transmission of Zika.
  • Pregnant women who traveled to this area on or after June 15, 2016, should talk with their healthcare provider and should be tested for Zika.
  • Pregnant women without symptoms of Zika who live in or frequently travel to this area should be tested for Zika virus infection in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy.
  • Male and female sexual partners of pregnant women who live in or who have traveled to this area should consistently and correctly use condoms or other barriers against infection during sex or abstain from sex for the duration of the pregnancy.
  • All pregnant women in the United States who live in or travel to an area with active Zika virus transmission, or who have sex with a partner who lives in or traveled to an area with active Zika virus transmission without using condoms or other barrier methods to prevent infection should be assessed for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal care visit and tested according to CDC guidance.  
  • Women and men who traveled to this area wait at least 8 weeks before trying for a pregnancy; men with symptoms of Zika wait at least 6 months before trying for a pregnancy.
  • Women and men who live in or frequently travel to this area who do not have signs or symptoms consistent with Zika virus disease and are considering pregnancy should consider the risks associated with Zika virus infection, and may wish to consult their healthcare provider to help inform their decisions about timing of pregnancy.
  • Anyone with possible exposure to Zika virus and symptoms of Zika should be tested for Zika.
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NOI 8/3/16 Wicomico Mixed Occupancy Fire Camden Ave.

NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION

Date:  8/3/16
Time:   6:51 p.m
Location / Address: Salisbury University Commons,1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, Wicomico Co
Type of Incident:  Fire
Description of Structure / Property:  3-story masonry mixed occupancy structure 
Owner / Occupants:  State of Maryland
Injuries or Deaths:  None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure:  $0                      Contents: $5,000
Smoke Alarm Status:  Present and activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  Fire alarm present and activated / Sprinkler present and activated
Arrests(s):  None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Salisbury
# of Alarms: 1      # Of Firefighters:  4
Time to Control:  Upon arrival
Discovered By:  Fire alarm system activation 
Area of Origin:  Food service area
Preliminary Cause:  Accidental, spontaneous combustion of cleaning cloths that were recently laundered and placed inside a plastic trash bag.
Additional Information: Fire sprinkler system activated and extinguished the fire prior to the fire department arrival.

Ryan Gets Standing Ovation at Koch Donors Retreat After Repudiating Trump’s Trade Policies

House Speaker Paul Ryan received a standing ovation from wealthy donors after denouncing the views of Republican voters, who are skeptical of so-called “free trade” deals.

Speaking at a lavish retreat for 400 donors hosted by a network helmed by libertarian billionaires Charles and David Koch, Paul Ryan suggested it was incumbent upon the Party to “repudiate” the views of Republican voters, who do not support Ryan and his donors’ trade agenda.

Ryan reportedly assured donors that he will work to “win some of these fights” and advance their agenda on trade — presumably meaning that Ryan plans to push through the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, supported by GOP donors.

The Washington Post reports that Ryan’s message was warmly received by those in attendance at the elite retreat — noting that Ryan was “clearly a favorite” amongst the network of donors..

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Rape Survivor: Do Not Let Hillary Clinton Take Away Your Right to Self-Defense

In an NRA commercial focused on the importance of being able to defend yourself, rape survivor Kimberly Corban warns women not be tricked into allowing Hillary Clinton to take away their right to self-defense.

Kimberly Corban was “terrified” by the thought of owning a handgun until a man broke into her apartment at the University of Northern Colorado on May 12, 2006. She was defenseless. He held her for two hours and “sexually assaulted” her. She told Fox News that she lay there thinking, “This is how I’m going to die.” She said that lying there without a gun made her realize, “There was no way I could fight back.”

She emerged from that experience a proponent of concealed carry and the right to self-defense.

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Benghazi Victim's Dad Endorses Trump

Charles Woods, father of former Navy SEAL and Benghazi victim Tyrone Woods, endorsed Donald Trump for president on Tuesday.

In a statement released by the Trump campaign, Woods said, “I support Donald Trump, and the main reason is national security as well as the economy are the two most important issues that voters are going to have to decide upon next November.”

The campaign’s statement added, “Hillary Clinton’s poor judgment led to these tragic deaths in Libya. First, her reckless decision to invade Libya unleashed radical Islamic terror groups that threatened Americans. Compounded with her failure to provide the necessary security upgrades and reinforcements cost four Americans their lives. After it all, she lied to the world about what happened to cover up the role of Radical Islam. We could have known more about her actions, but she illegally stored and then deleted 33,000 emails.”

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Father of Benghazi Victim: Either Hillary Is a Liar or Has a Bad Memory From Head Injury

Charles Woods, the father of Tyrone Woods, one of the Benghazi soldiers who was killed defending his fellow Americans on the night of September 11, 2012, had something to say to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday regarding her interview on Fox News Sunday. During her conversation with Chris Wallace, Clinton suggested she had not lied to the Benghazi victims’ families and told them the terror attack was actually the spontaneous reaction to an offensive internet video. She held no “ill feeling” toward the family members because their memories must just be fuzzy, she insisted.

When Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer played the relevant exchange for Woods, who was hearing the audio for the first time, he responded indignantly.

“There are two options,” Mr. Woods said. “One, either she is lying, or she has a bad memory because of her age or head injury she’s suffered.”

Woods continued to explain that according to his recollection Clinton told him his son’s death was the result of a YouTube video. It’s the same thing she told the other family members, he added.

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Schweizer: 'I Know the FBI Is Investigating the Clinton Foundation'

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Breitbart editor at large and author of “Clinton Cash” Peter Schweizer laid out how then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton steered a so-called technology partnership with the Russian government that may have put the United States’ national security at risk.

Schweizer’s report, which first appeared in a Wall Street Journal piece published in Monday’s edition, also noted that both Clinton and her husband former President Bill Clinton benefited financially by giving high-paid speeches to and receiving donations for their family charity from the actors involved in the partnership.

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Bombshell: Hillary may have helped Russia hack U.S.

'Clinton Cash' author follows money trail of 17 Clinton Foundation donors to Moscow

Hillary Clinton and her supporters openly suggest collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign in the hacking of various Democratic Party websites – but a closer look at Clinton’s time as secretary of state not only reveals a cozy relationship but actions that damage U.S. national security and may have even led to her own emails being hacked.

The revelations come in a new report from “Clinton Cash” author Peter Schweizer, who made headlines last year by outlining several examples of Clinton allegedly using her office at the State Department to benefit big Clinton Foundation donors and those who paid massive sums for Bill Clinton to speak at various events.

Schweizer told WND and Radio America his latest discoveries paint a very troubling picture.

“It has that reeking of kind of an insider cronyism deal, not to mention what we would soon learn about the national security implications of this project,” Schweizer said.

Czech President Calls For Arming Citizens to Defend Against Terrorism

Demand for firearms surges throughout Europe

Czech President MiloŇ° Zeman has completely reversed his stance on gun control in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Europe, calling for a new law that would allow citizens to be armed to defend themselves against jihadists.

Having previously been against private gun ownership, Zeman now says“citizens should arm themselves” to deal with the threat of terrorism.

“Earlier I spoke often about limiting the ability to have large quantities of weapons. But after the terrorist attacks, I have changed the idea,” Zeman told Blesk.cz.

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CONFIRMED: Pollsters Loading Polls with Democrats to Give Hillary a Lead Over Trump

Donald Trump shattered the previous GOP primary record by 1.4 million votes this year — and that was with 17 candidates in the race!

Hillary Clinton received 1.5 million fewer votes this year than she did in 2008 – when she lost!

Trump continues to sell out venue after venue.

Democrats are in a panic.

So leave it to the media to jump in and help their candidate.
Reuters tweaked their polling methods this week to give Hillary a lead.

Reuters -Ipsos used more than 100 more Democrats in their poll to give Hillary a lead over Donald Trump.
Does anyone in their right mind think DEMOCRATS will have more people voting this year than Republicans?

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Donald Trump cites voter ID decisions in concerns about ‘rigged’ election

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is providing more details about his fear of a “rigged” November election, pointing to recent decisions on voter identification laws and saying people might end up voting 10 times.

“I’m looking at all of these decisions coming down from the standpoint of identification, voter ID, and I’m saying what do you mean? You don’t have to have voter ID to now go in and vote?” Mr. Trump said on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” Tuesday.

“And it’s a little bit scary, and I’ve heard a lot of bad things, I must say,” he said. “Four years ago, I was hearing a lot of bad things having to do with the Romney campaign where when the vote came out, there were some districts that were really shockingly different from what they were anticipated to be.

“And I’ve been seeing it and I’ve been hearing it a lot,” Mr. Trump said. “But the whole thing with voter ID, identification. … I mean, people are going to walk in — they’re going to vote 10 times, maybe — who knows?”

Last week, a federal appeals court struck down a voter ID law in North Carolina, finding a series of provisions lawmakers approved several years ago were “enacted with racially discriminatory intent.”

Earlier this week, a federal judge also ruled against a voter ID law in North Dakota. In recent years, courts have also ruled against voter ID laws in states like Wisconsin and Texas.

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Nurse falls 75 feet into river while trying to help drivers in I-70 crash

Most of us run from disasters. Nurses run toward them.

Angela Weir, a nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma unit, thought she could help after coming upon a fiery crash Wednesday morning along Interstate 70 in Frederick County.

But her efforts nearly led to catastrophe after she mistook, amid smoke and adrenaline, a jersey wall for a median, jumped over it to put some distance between herself and the flames — and fell about 75 feet into the Monocacy River.

Weir said she is “on the other side of this situation all time” — caring for victims of “falls from all distances.” And she can’t explain why she was able to walk out of a hospital with nothing but “very minor” fractures in her spine and the back of her skull when those who fall from two or three stories are often in worse condition.

“I don’t understand why I’m uninjured,” Weir said. “I’m not sure how to explain it other than it’s a miracle.”

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**Update – Woman Located** Gold Alert Issued for Missing Delmar Woman


Mary G. Miedel
***Mary Miedel has been located in good condition. The gold alert has been canceled.***

Rehoboth-The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Mary G. Miedel of Delmar, Delaware who was last seen around 12:00 p.m., Wednesday August 3, 2016, at the Bob Evans located on Coastal Highway in Rehoboth.

Mary is a white female, 69 years of age, 5’03” tall, 141lbs., gray hair and hazel eyes. (Photo Attached)

Troopers have been unable to make contact with Mary to check on her welfare. Attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful and there is a real concern for her safety and welfare. She may be operating a black Chevrolet pickup truck with Delaware registration C488844.

If anyone has any information in reference to her whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 3 at 302-697-4454 or by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

The Attack On The Second Amendment Is Not Finished

The Statist-Marxists (self-termed “Progressive Democrats”) are by no means finished hacking away at the branch of the Tree of Liberty bearing the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The right of a free citizenry to keep and bear arms is a right the Marxist-Statists absolutely cannot tolerate. We have seen it all throughout history: Hitler’s Germany, the Soviet Union, Cambodia…all of the totalitarian states must take the firearms from the hands of their citizens in order to make them subjects.

Ben Franklin once said, “Those who beat their rifles into plowshares will plow for those who do not.” How simplistic, but eloquent in its truth. Bill Clinton kicked off the Brady Bill on November 30, 1993, and this was followed by what was termed the Bill Clinton Gun Ban that imposed drastic restrictions on firearms that lasted for ten years. What Clinton did not foresee was the severe backlash that occurred as a result from angry citizens that ended up propelling the Republicans to regain the House of Representatives after they had lost it for forty years.

This lesson was not lost on Obama, who preferred to attack the 2nd Amendment indirectly without the passage of legislation. Such actions are his attempts to control firearms with executive actions. The Arms Trade Treaty was adopted by the United Nations on April 2, 2013, and on September 25, 2013 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signed the treaty. This action was proposed before and argued over tooth and nail for more than ten years. The treaty went into effect on December 24, 2014, a quiet Christmas Present for the whole world that nobody noticed.

The U.S. Senate has not ratified it and will not ratify it: we know, it violates Marbury vs. Madison and is onerous to the Constitution. The problem lies in the fact that Kerry signed it as Obama’s representative and thereby made the United States a signatory to the treaty. What this means is the United States is now obliged to refrain from any actions that the treaty holds in its terms. One example of this would be a federal opposition to gun control, as this UN treaty clearly makes the objective of removing firearms from every human being on the planet not sanctioned, certified, and approved in the service of a government. Here are a couple of points to this:

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Feingold Passes $500,000 in Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is attempting to regain the seat he lost in 2010, has now collected more than a half million dollars worth of bundled lobbyist contributions despite previously positioning himself on the front lines of campaign finance reform.

Feingold, who spent 18 years in Congress before being defeated by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson six years ago, added $129,883.28 in bundled lobbyist contributions to Russ for Wisconsin, his campaign committee, from April 1 to June 30. Between July 1 and July 20, which is marked as “pre-primary” filings with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), his campaign committee saw an additional $20,846 pour in from lobbyists.

The latest contributions going into to Feingold’s campaign committee have come from registered lobbyists at just three far-left D.C.-based groups.

The J Street PAC, a liberal Middle East advocacy group that is critical of the Jewish state despite billing itself as a “pro-Israel, pro-peace” organization, collected $67,398.01 for the former senator’s comeback attempt since April, according to FEC filings.

The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, an environmental advocacy group, added $64,436.27 while lobbyists from the Council for a Livable World, which seeks to eliminate nuclear weapons in the United States, gave $18,895.

Prior to these donations, Feingold received $390,301 from special interest groups. He has now accepted $541,030.28 in bundled lobbyist contributions to date.

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Mr. Trump: The People are Still Behind You!

Despite what the Democrats and Establishment RINOs are saying as they wring their hands in false fear of you…Please persevere.

Notwithstanding the lies and misstatements the Left makes about you…Stand firm in the truth.
In defiance of those who would destroy as many of us as necessary to satisfy their own perverse dark and corrupt visions, continue to fight them with all required force.

What We the People have seen over the past eight years has been no less that the dismantling of our country and the attempted destruction of all of our mores, the trampling of our true values as prescribed by God, the demeaning of good men and women who founded our country to be strong and ethical and who would fight for liberty to the death. My own ancestors did so toward the founding of the United States.

We’ve have seen it repeated over and over again with Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton. Wherever they go misery ruin soon follow.

The New World Order creatures are throwing everything they can think of at you. It will get worse. The lies will increase and be repeated over and over again to influence the voters who are easily fooled. The truly insane being seated in our White House is now alluding to your own sanity. Your life has, already, been threatened. Although I’ve experienced all of those—Constitutional Conservative writers always seem to do so—your running for President of the United States is far…far greater. You’re in an extremely precarious position.

We love you for your honesty, business savvy, take no prisoners and fix what’s wrong attitude. But, it’s not just your attitude, Sir. It’s that we know—from you history—that you will do what you say. You are one of those now rare beings whose word is his bond. Evil will always attack that which is on the correct side of life. It’s in its nature. Just like “the snake” we know its nature and that it will never change…it will just increase until it’s put down.

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Joint Venture To Buy Casino At Ocean Downs; Churchill Downs, Saratoga Casino Partner For Purchase

BERLIN – Churchill Downs Incorporated and Saratoga Casino Holdings announced Tuesday that they plan to purchase the Casino at Ocean Downs.

The two major racing entities will buy the racetrack and casino but long-time owner William Rickman Jr. will stay on as senior advisor.

“This was a great opportunity to continue what we have started and turn Ocean Downs over to two organizations with worldwide reputations for excellence in gaming and horse racing,” Rickman said. “We feel very confident that the future of Ocean Downs couldn’t be in better hands. I will be working with them closely over the coming years to make sure this is a success.”

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) and Saratoga Casino Holdings (SCH) announced their joint venture to purchase Ocean Enterprise 589 LLC, Ocean Downs LLC and Racing Services LLC — the companies that operate the casino and racetrack — on Tuesday. The two groups formed a new company, Old Bay Gaming and Racing, of which they each own 50 percent, to execute the sale.

“By virtue of its twenty five percent ownership of SCH, CDI will indirectly own an additional twelve and one-half percent of Buyer for a total interest in Buyer of sixty-two and one-half percent,” the release states. “The economic terms of the transaction are confidential.”

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Somali Muslims Get Behind-Scenes Tour of Minneapolis Airport

A group of Somali Muslims was given a private behind-the-scenes tour of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after complaining to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson they felt harassed and profiled, Judicial Watch reports.

At least two tours were given — on December 18, 2014 and February 18, 2015 — after the Department of Homeland Security held roundtable meetings with local Somali leaders to obtain feedback for "modifications to practices that would allow for operations to be more culturally sensitive," according to documents obtained by the conservative watchdog group.

The tours were conducted by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and gave participants "an in-depth, on-site tour and discussion of CBP's airport, including both inbound and outbound passenger processing," according to TSA files. The meetings between the agency and community leaders and imams allowed participants to ask about the agency's "specific practices" at the airport, Judicial Watch reports.

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Smoking Gun Surfaces, PROVES Hillary Clinton Broke Federal Law!

Julian Assange and Wikileaks are about to drop the biggest bomb yet on Hillary Clinton. Assange is confirming that he has details that shows Clinton knew the US was sending military arms from Libya to Syria in 2011, a full year before the terrorist attack in Benghazi.

This means Hillary Clinton was heavily involved in the arming of jihadists, including ISIS.

However, in sworn testimony before Congress, Clinton lied and claimed she didn’t have this information. This hearing took place in 2013:
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EXPERTS WARN GLUTEN FOUND IN METH COULD BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH

PORTLAND, OR — Health experts have today warned that meth found on the streets of Portland has tested positive for gluten, a protein composite normally found in several types of grains, including wheat, spelt, rye, and barley.

Action on Gluten has been set up to help meth users avoid “hidden gluten”, and to get drug dealers to offer a much safer gluten free meth for the tweaker communities of Oregon.

The organization believes they can successfully eliminate gluten from meth completely within a year, ensuring a much cleaner form of crystal and a brighter future for children who love meth.

Action on Gluten spokesperson Simon Krueger explained, “Gluten is not only dangerous, but also highly addictive. When added to meth, an otherwise fairly safe drug, the consequences can be deadly.”

“While the majority of drug dealers are honest, hard working, and have compassion for their consumers, unfortunately a handful of dealers are ruining the party for everyone as they are sneaking the poisonous gluten into their product.”

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Khan Wrote Extensively in Favor of Sharia

Alex Pfeiffer at the Daily Caller writes:

Khizr Khan, the Muslim father of a slain American soldier, is an attorney who has previously written in a law journal about Islamic law. He specifically wrote about the purity of the Quran and the Sunnah over all other texts and interpretations.

Khan rose to fame after speaking at the Democratic National Convention Thursday and pulling out a pocket U.S. Constitution imploring if Donald Trump had even read it.

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America’s Electronic Voting Machines-- Easy Targets

This week, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump openly speculated that this election would be “rigged.” Last month, Russia decided to take an active role in our election. There’s no basis for questioning the results of a vote that’s still months away. But the interference and aspersions do merit a fresh look at the woeful state of our outdated, insecure electronic voting machines.

We’ve previously discussed the sad state of electronic voting machines in America, but it’s worth a closer look as we approach election day itself, and within the context of increased cyber-hostilities between the US and Russia. Besides, by now states have had plenty of warning since a damning report by the Brennan Center for Justice about our voting machine vulnerabilities came out last September. Surely matters must have improved since then.

Well, not exactly. In fact, not really at all.
Rise of the Machines

Most people remember the vote-counting debacle of the 2000 election, the dangling chads that resulted in the Supreme Court breaking a Bush-Gore deadlock. What people may not remember is the resulting Help America Vote Act (HAVA), passed in 2002, which among other objectives worked to phase out the use of the punchcard voting systems that had caused millions of ballots to be tossed.

In many cases, those dated machines were replaced with electronic voting systems. The intentions were pure. The consequences were a technological train wreck.

“People weren’t thinking about voting system security or all the additional challenges that come with electronic voting systems,” says the Brennan Center’s Lawrence Norden. “Moving to electronic voting systems solved a lot of problems, but created a lot of new ones.”

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Supreme Court blocks transgender bathroom choice for now

A Virginia school board may temporarily block a student who was born a girl from using the boys' bathroom while a legal fight over transgender rights proceeds on appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Wednesday.

The case is the first time the fight over transgender bathroom rights has reached the Supreme Court. The subject arrived in the heat of a U.S. presidential election in which the makeup of the court is a central issue.

In a brief order, the country's highest court put on hold an order from a lower court that had permitted the high school student to use the bathroom of his choice.

Last year, the American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of Gavin Grimm, 17, to challenge the Gloucester County School Board's bathroom policy, which requires transgender students to use alternative restroom facilities.

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Sean Hannity EXPOSES Polls Showing Hillary Leading by Double Digits AS TOTAL FRAUDS

It felt wrong….. and now we know for a fact our skepticism was correct. The national polls showing Hillary with a double digit lead have been proven to be completely fraudulent as they are using unrealistic sample sizes heavily weighted towards democrats.

What is the truth? Who knows exactly. A recent NBC / WSJ poll has Hillary leading Trump by one in a 4-way race and we all know NBC/WSJ are NOT fans of Trump. Could all the National polling be a ruse meant to demoralize the Trump movement?

REMEMBER – NEVER, EVER Trust the Corporate-Owned Globalist Mainstream Media. Their “job” is to push Globalist Hillary over the top against the Trump movement to take America back.

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A new Reuters poll has many Republicans worried about the outcome of the 2016 presidential race–and many on the Democratic side ready to pop the champaign corks.

The poll shows presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton leading by a shocking 14 percent over her Republican rival Donald Trump: 47 percent to 33 percent.

Unfortunately there’s one problem with the poll. It is heavily skewed.

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NBC Scrubs Andrea Mitchell Calling Bill Clinton’s Rape Accuser ‘Discredited’

NBC News has stealth-edited an Andrea Mitchell segment where she called Bill Clinton’s rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick “discredited,” deleting the line entirely, theWashington Free Beacon has learned.

The seasoned news anchor was accused of bias for her remarks about Broaddrick’s rape allegation against Clinton, which she made during a video package about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in May.

“Donald Trump using that word [rape] unprompted during an interview last night with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, bringing up a discredited and long-denied accusation against former president Bill Clinton, dating back to 1978 when he was Arkansas Attorney General,” Mitchell says in a voice over for the original segment.
The segment is still available on NBC News and lists a May 19 dateline. However, Mitchell’s remark that Broaddrick’s accusation is “discredited” has been deleted. Mitchell only says the rape has been “long denied” by the Clintons. The audio jumps forward awkwardly, indicating that it was edited.

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Wasserman Schultz’s Primary Challenger Filing FEC Complaint Against Her

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s (D., Fla.) primary challenger is filing a complaint with the Federal Election Committee claiming that the outgoing Democratic National Committee chairwoman wrongfully used DNC resources to target his campaign.

Tim Canova, a law professor and supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), said his campaign lawyers found evidence that Schultz violated FEC rules among the recent WikiLeaks disclosures that forced the chairwoman’s resignation from the committee.

“It’s very clear that Wasserman Schultz was using the DNC resources to monitor my campaign and to strategize on how to crush the campaign,” Canova said Monday night during an interview with MSNBC. “That’s a violation of federal law.”

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New Documents Reveal IRS Headquarters in D.C. Buried Conservative Groups’ Tax Applications

Attorney who investigated IRS scandal is an Obama, Democratic Party donor

Staff at IRS headquarters in Washington, D.C., buried conservative groups’ tax exemption applications beginning in 2010 and lasting through President Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012, according to documents released this week by Judicial Watch, a government watchdog group.

The group released 105 pages of FBI documents, which included interviews with Cincinnati IRS employees who disclosed that applications by Tea Party groups were automatically denied approval and assigned to a special group until they heard from the IRS headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“The FBI’s 302 interviews with Cincinnati IRS employees reveal that the agency adopted a series of policies assuring that Tea Party and other conservative group tax exempt applications would not be approved before the November 2012 presidential election,” according to a statement from Judicial Watch.

A manager from the Cincinnati IRS explained to the FBI that the Tea Party applications were put into a file called “Group 7822,” where they were to be held while employees waiting for guidance from the D.C. IRS office.

Additionally, the IRS began a “BOLO” or “Be On the Lookout” list in 2010, adding Tea Party groups to that list in July or August 2010.

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Virginia school board member arrested for blocking door into Trump rally

ASHBURN, Va. – A school board member in Loudoun County, Virginia was arrested by sheriff’s deputies after she allegedly blocked the entrance to a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and refused to move or leave.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Broad Run School Board member Joy Maloney 9 a.m. Tuesday after witnesses said she cut in front of folks waiting in line at Briar Woods High School to attend a Trump rally, Loudoun Now reports.

Officers told the 45-year-old to get to the back of the line, but Maloney reportedly refused to budge and eventually sat on the ground and refused to move.

“As this was a private event contracted through Loudoun County Public Schools, the organizers revoked her ticket and she continued to refuse to leave the premises,” Loudoun County Sheriff’s spokesman Kraig Troxell told the Loudoun Times-Mirror.

The Broadlands resident was arrested for trespassing, and hauled in front of a Loudoun magistrate.

A photo posted to Facebook by a local conservative group shows the board member with her hands restrained behind her back, sitting legs out in a grassy area while four police officers monitor her.

She was later released on a $1,000 unsecured bond, according to the news site.

Maloney’s arrest was undoubtedly the kind of “school activism” she professed to be an expert at last spring when she ran for the school board after “investing for the past two years in advocacy through Support Our Schools,” a group driven by the Loudoun Education Association, the local teachers union.

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Ohio school district recruits staff for ‘armed response teams’

Dayton, Ohio – The Mad River School District is taking a new approach to school security.

District officials approved a plan last month to create an armed response team using existing staff who will complete a three day, 26-hour training program to allow them access to weapons that will be stored in schools throughout the district starting in the 2017-18 school year, WHIO reports.

District officials and school board members studied the issue of securing schools for roughly a year, and they cited recent school shootings as a motivating factor for choosing a team-based approach, rather than installing resource officers, which are typically local police.

This was a very tough decision,” Mad river school board president Scott Huddle told the Dayton Daily News. “We as a board and administration felt like we were obligated to do more, now more than ever, to protect the students and the staff and visitors who come into our schools every day.”

Superintendent Chad Wyen explained to WDTN why the district choose to train and arm teachers, instead of relying resource officers.

“We determined as a board of education that the team approach would be way more effective than having a school resource officer. You have one individual person that can respond to a situation versus a team,” he said. “And if we want to reduce the risk and we want to make sure we have a safe environment, the best bet for us and what best fit our needs was having that team approach.”

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Obama shortens federal sentences of eight Marylanders, 214 overall

Eight Marylanders are among the 214 federal prisoners whose sentences were shortened Wednesday by President Barack Obama, the White House said. It was the most commutations in a single day in more than a century.

The prisoners include four from Baltimore and four from other parts of Maryland. All were convicted of drug crimes; five had been sentenced to life in prison.

Obama has now shortened 562 sentences — more than the previous nine presidents combined, the White House said. Almost 200 of the prisoners had been serving life sentences.

White House counsel Neil Eggleston says Obama will continue to grant clemency to inmates during the final months of his presidency. He says those receiving commutations were imprisoned under antiquated, overly harsh sentencing laws.

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McCarthy: ‘The Constitution Does Not Bar Religious Tests in Immigration Law’

Andrew C. McCarthy, Senior Fellow at National Review and former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, writes in National Review that Donald Trump’s proposed temporary ban on Muslim immigration is not unconstitutional. McCarthy notes that “properly vetting would-be immigrants’ religious beliefs is not only legal — it would be wise and prudent.”

Of all the ignorant pronouncements in the 2016 presidential campaign, the dumbest may be that the Constitution forbids a “religious test” in the vetting of immigrants. Monotonously repeated in political speeches and talking-head blather, this claim is heedless of the Islamic doctrinal roots on which foreign-born Islamists and the jihadists they breed base their anti-Americanism. It is also dead wrong.

The clause said to be the source of this drivel is found in Article VI. As you’ll no doubt be shocked to learn, it has utterly nothing to do with immigration. The clause states, “no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States” (emphasis added). On its face, the provision is not only inapplicable to immigrants at large, let alone aliens who would like to be immigrants; it does not even apply to the general public. It is strictly limited to public officials — specifically to their fitness to serve in government positions.

This is equally clear from the clause’s context. Right before the “no religious Test” directive, Article VI decrees that elected and appointed officials “shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution[.]”

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Obituary for Natalie Insley

Natalie Claire Insley, 17, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Born in Salisbury she was the daughter of Amanda Janet Casey Insley of Tyaskin and Jonathan Scott Insley and his wife, Melanie of Quantico.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 8, 2016 at the gymnasium of James M. Bennett Sr. High School with Pastors, Steve Wagner and Dennis Atkinson officiating. Visitation at the school will be from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Interment will be at Tyaskin United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. 

Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family. 

ATF agents assist Thurmont police investigate 'Pipe bomb' explosion that damaged police SUV

A metal "pipe bomb" was set off and damaged a Thurmont police vehicle early Wednesday morning, according to the department.

Residents began calling 911 at about 12:30 a.m. in the area of Clark Avenue after hearing what sounded like an explosion, according to a press release issued at 9 a.m. Wednesday. A female resident noticed a Thurmont police vehicle parked nearby was damaged and alerted authorities, who eventually concluded that an explosive device of some kind had been detonated, said Thurmont police Chief Greg Eyler.

"One of my officers went to his residence and parked his cruiser on the street as he usually does at about midnight and then around 12:30 one of the neighbors heard a big explosion," Eyler said. "… It looked like a metal pipe bomb was detonated on the hood and the windshield of the cruiser."

No one was injured by the explosion and Thurmont Police were receiving assistance from the Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office, the county sheriff's office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Eyler said.

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Did Obama pay a $400m ransom for American prisoners?

US delivered $400m in CASH stashed inside wooden pallets to Iran on same day as American hostages were freed but the Obama administration DENIES it paid a ransom

The US secretly flew $400 million stashed inside wooden pallets out to Iran as four Americans were released from Tehran - but the Obama administration insists it was not a ransom payment.

The pallets, which were stuffed with euros, Swiss francs and other foreign currencies, arrived in Tehran on January 17. That same day, four US citizens were released in exchange for seven Iranians held in the United States.

Officials denied any link between the payment and the prisoner exchange, saying the deal was part of a $1.7 billion settlement to resolve a failed 1979 arms deal, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Bur critics claim that the clandestine multi-million dollar payment was part of the hostage negotiations.

They also point to the fact that President Barack Obama failed to make any mention of the $400 million when he announced the prisoner exchange. 

Caught (Again)! Hillary Lied About Disabled Children

Hillary Clinton is caught in another lie — a whopper she told the Democratic National Convention in her nationally televised acceptance speech last week. The Democratic presidential candidate said that she went "door to door" in New Bedford, Mass., to find children who were not in school.

"I remember meeting a young girl in a wheelchair on the small back porch of her house," Clinton said. "She told me how badly she wanted to go to school — it just didn’t seem possible in those days."

But the Democrat who was mayor of New Bedford back in 1973, when Hillary supposedly met the disabled girl, says it couldn't be true.

"It's not true," former Mayor Jack Markey told the Boston Herald. "I'm even a Democrat, but the truth is the truth."

The Herald report continues:

"We would take handicapped kids in a small van to schools that could take them," said Markey, who served on a local board that helped disabled children before he was elected mayor in 1971. "I would have been aware of a child needing help to go to school. The truth is we had access." ...

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Salisbury Among Most Affordable Cities for Car Insurance

We've just published a new study which found that Salisbury is among the most affordable cities to insure a car in Maryland. Premiums here are 14% below the MD state average.

Translated into dollar terms, drivers here pay $180 less than they would for the same coverage in other MD cities. Comparatively, drivers in Baltimore (the most expensive city) are paying $985 more than the average MD city.

Cheerwine & The Avett Brothers Announce 'Legendary Giveback 5' Benefit Concert and Charitable Fundraiser on Indiegogo

Fans across the country are invited to join the charitable fundraising movement on Indiegogo and attend the benefit concert at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Md., on November 19.

SALISBURY, N.C. –
For the fifth year, Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers are teaming up to host one legendary concert to raise funds to benefit three deserving nonprofits (charity partners to be announced by end of August).

Both from North Carolina, Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers have raised more than $200,000 for charities to date through a series of “Legendary Giveback” concerts.

For the first time this year, fans from across the country can join the two Southern legends in their fundraising efforts on Indiegogo (starting September 15) to elevate charitable donations above and beyond concert proceeds. Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers truly want to create a “legendary giveback” movement, and will work with the individual charities on establishing a fundraising goal to support their unique projects and causes.

“It's bigger than just establishing a number and asking people to help us reach it,” says Joy Ritchie Harper, head of marketing for Cheerwine. “What it comes down to is getting to know these organizations and understanding how we can support each charity’s unique mission. Each year we work to understand their needs and areas of support with the hopes we can make a difference. People can visit our Indiegogo page to watch how their donations will be used.”

Sign up to be the first to know when you can donate to our Legendary Giveback beneficiaries. j.mp/indiegogocheerwine

As special thanks to those who donate to the partnering charities, Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers will offer a variety of rewards on Indiegogo for different donation levels - from Cheerwine coupons to autographed concert posters from The Avett Brothers.

Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers’ “Legendary Giveback 5” concert will take place at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland on November 19.

Tickets will be pre-sold to Cheerwine and The Avett Brothers fans on August 3, with general tickets for the public available starting August 12 on www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org. To sign up for Cheerwine’s fan club, visit cheerwine.com. To be the first to know about general ticket sales, follow Cheerwine on Facebook, or Twitter @drinkcheerwine.

“Leading up to our fifth ‘Legendary Giveback’ concert, we’re more excited than ever, and can’t wait to host the concert in a new city while giving back to nonprofits that we have heart for,” says Scott Avett, lead singer and co-founder of The Avett Brothers. “And this year, we’re looking forward to having a blast fundraising with fans online.”

The legendary annual event is planned by Cheerwine, the 99-year-old, family-owned, iconic soft drink from Salisbury N.C. Proceeds for the charities come from ticket sales, concert merchandise, an online auction of the “Legendary Giveback Deering Banjo,” and the crowd-fundraising page on Indiegogo.

“Through our annual ‘Legendary Giveback’ concerts, we’ve loved bringing cheer to others, whether that’s through the concert itself or through the nonprofit beneficiaries,” says Joy Ritchie Harper, “We invite everyone who wants to do good to join us in our giveback movement so we can help more people than ever before.”