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Sunday, February 07, 2016

I Had A Dream...

Stolen Car in Salisbury

Please be aware that 427 Pinehurst was broken into this morning between 8am and 9am and their keys in the house were taken and their car was stolen. It is a white Kia Soul. Please contact SBY police dept of you might have seen anything this morning. (410) 548-3165

(Above is a photo of a vehicle similar to the one stolen this morning.)

The Classiest Debate Moment That No-One Noticed – Never Leave A Good Man Down…

Few people will talk about this, and fewer will even want to acknowledge it, but what Donald Trump did before the debate even began shows the measure of a real man’s worth.

At the beginning of the ABC debate, each of the candidates were being introduced in a specific order. The first name called to the stage was Chris Christie. The applause was loud and lingered through the time when Martha Raddatz called the second candidate Ben Carson.

Dr. Carson did not hear his name called (easy to understand why when you listen to the video) and stood in the entry-way. The moderators, with their backs to the candidates, didn’t notice his absence and called the third name on the list, Ted Cruz.

Ted walked past Dr. Carson and onto the stage. Carson remained in the awkward, and embarrassing position, ‘no-mans-land’, on-camera but out of sight of the live audience.

What happened next shows the remarkable character of Donald Trump.

The fourth name called was Donald Trump, but by then the back-stage crew and candidates were aware of Dr. Carsons’ position. Trump slowly approached, and then realized the embarrassing position of a fellow candidate hanging in the wind.

Trump showed his leadership by standing right next to his friend, and not walking onto the stage.


SPD Press Release 2-7-16 - (Pedestrian Hit and Run Investigation)

Salisbury City Council Meeting Agenda & Packet - Monday, February 8, 2016

Today's Poll Question 2-2-16

Do you agree or disagree 
with lowering the alcohol level 
from 0.08 to 0.05
for a DUI?

Fun Question Of The Day 2-1-16

LaVoy Finicum takedown - shot by shot

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BREAKING NOW. ..Rolling out..
Posted by Lee Arthur Rice II on Sunday, January 31, 2016

BREAKING NOW...More military assets...a sign of peaceful resolve. ...RIGHT????
Posted by Lee Arthur Rice II on Sunday, January 31, 2016

BREAKING NOW....Straight talk...the Truth...
Posted by Lee Arthur Rice II on Sunday, January 31, 2016

Should Wicomico farmers give up raising chickens and just sell food at farmers' markets?

Marc Kilmer, Wicomico County Council
Should Wicomico farmers give up raising chickens and just sell food at farmers' markets? That's what someone suggested last night during our council meeting. There was a group of citizens at our public comments section raising concerns about chicken houses being built on West Road. These residents have legitimate issues, and the council is working to update our zoning laws. But there is also another group using this matter to advance an agenda that involves ending large-scale poultry operations here. People last night said they like family farms, but when a family farmer spoke up to explain the realities of his poultry operation, he was heckled. As I said last night, the council has to find a way to address the legitimate concerns of people who live next to chicken houses, but our laws must allow farming to remain viable here. I'm fine with farmers raising food for the farmers' market, but that type of farming is simply not going to provide the economic activity to our area that poultry farming does. I think that's a reality that most people in Wicomico County understand.

Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset & Delmar Schools Closed Today 2-5-16

Question Of The Day

Today's Poll Question 2-6-16

Do you think women 
should have to sign up 
for a military draft?

BREAKING NEWS; Bishopville Accident With Two Fatalities

Bishopville fire/EMS responding to Rt. 113 and Bishopville Road. 
Serious motor vehicle accident with intrapment involving a propane tanker. Reported confirmed fatality. Hazmat requested for a propane leak. Now advising 2 fatalities.


Critics say school program promotes segregation

A ‘blacks only’ dorm for 40 African-American students is being enacted at the University of Connecticut.

The dorm, which opens this fall, is supposedly intended to help the school pool resources for an African-American student program called the ScHOLA2RS House, but critics blasted the housing plan for promoting segregation.

“Forget about this nonsense and just treat students without regard to skin color,” Roger Clegg, president of the Center for Equal Opportunity, said. “If there are students of color who are at risk or who could use some access to special programs, that’s fine, but schools shouldn’t be using race as a proxy for who’s at risk and who’s going to have a hard time as a student.”


Cruz to Supporters: Pray 'That We Might Pull Back From The Abyss’

( – Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) asked supporters at a rally in Iowa City, Iowa on Sunday to “pray every day until election day,” asking God to “awaken the body of Christ that we might pull back from the abyss.”

“The third and final thing I want to ask of each of you is that you pray,” Cruz said as he concluded his remarks. “That you commit today every day from now to election day to lift this country up in prayer."

“To spend even just one minute a day saying, ‘Father God, please, continue this awakening. Continue this spirit of revival. Awaken the body of Christ that we might pull back from the abyss,’” Cruz said.

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Maryland chicken farmers seek relief from new manure rules

ANNAPOLIS | Small Maryland farms are pleading for relief from the state’s new chicken-poop regulations, saying it’s too much of a burden for them to have to store and dispose of excess waste.

The farmers are chafing against Gov. Larry Hogan’s rules, imposed last year, to cut phosphorous runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. The manure from chicken operations is a major source of that runoff, but small contract farms say they can’t handle the burden and are asking the costs be foisted onto someone else.

Carole Morison, a chicken farmer from Pocomoke, was under contract with Perdue Farms for 23 years. During that time, all the chickens she raised on her farm came from Perdue, but the company did not pitch in to get rid excess waste.


Deadly Batch Of Heroin Laced With Painkiller Hitting Md. Streets

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A dramatic surge in heroin deaths is happening across the country. Health officials warn it’s because of a lethal new trend–spiking heroin with powerful painkillers.

Dozens of Marylanders have already died.

Christie Ileto has more on the deadly drug mixture.

Health officials say that combination is deadly. And it’s not just happening in one part of Maryland, but across the state.

State health officials say a deadly batch of heroin is hitting Maryland streets. The already potent drug is now being laced with fentanyl–a powerful painkiller.


DC bill would pay people stipends not to commit crimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — They say crime doesn't pay, but that might not be entirely true in the District of Columbia as lawmakers look for ways to discourage people from becoming repeat offenders.

The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that includes a proposal to pay residents a stipend not to commit crimes. It's based on a program in Richmond, California, that advocates say has contributed to deep reductions in crime there.

Under the bill, city officials would identify up to 200 people a year who are considered at risk of either committing or becoming victims of violent crime. Those people would be directed to participate in behavioral therapy and other programs. If they fulfill those obligations and stay out of trouble, they would be paid.

The bill doesn't specify the value of the stipends, but participants in the California program receive up to $9,000 per year.


NBC Comedy Suggests Jesus Was Gay -- Would They Dare Say It About Muhammad?

Wow. NBC went there. The freshman comedy Superstore went out of its way to offend Christians by having characters opine on Jesus’ beliefs about gays – including suggesting that Jesus Himself was gay! 

To set the scene, in the episode “Wedding Day Sale,” Glenn, the religious store manager, enlists the help of Mateo, a gay employee, in creating a special gay wedding section. 

Glenn explains, “I just want everyone who comes into this store to feel accepted,” which is a fine sentiment and a great way for a manager to treat his customers. But it leads to this discussion about Jesus being pro-gay marriage, pro-gay adoption, and maybe was even gay himself – a statement that FINALLY makes Glenn uncomfortable. 

Today's Poll Question 2-3-16

Should Movies 
With Smoking Scenes 
Be Rated 'R'

Salisbury’s Best-in-Maryland Drinking Water to Compete for National Title

Salisbury – Mayor Jake Day is pleased to announce that the City’s drinking water, which was awarded Best Tasting Water in Maryland by the Maryland Rural Water Association, will compete for the title of Best Tasting Water in America at the National Rural Water Association’s “Great American Water Taste Test” competition on February 10th, in Washington, D.C.

Every year, state affiliates of the National Rural Water Association hold local contests to select a state-level winner. A gallon of each state’s winning water is then sent for judging as part of the NRWA’s annual Rural Water Rally. A round of tasting is held, and a panel of judges selects five finalists. The final five samples are judged by a V.I.P panel at the Rural Water Luncheon on the final day of the rally. Entries are judged on clarity, bouquet, and taste.

Salisbury’s water brought home the Best in Maryland trophy last May. Judges for the “Toasting the Tap” competition evaluated samples from around the state, grading each on taste, appearance, and odor. Salisbury’s winning sample was collected from the Paleo Water Treatment Plant on Scenic Drive.

Salisbury has 11 wells which draw from the shallow unconfined Coastal Plain aquifer. The City’s water treatment process includes aeration, pre-chlorination, filtration, iron removal, disinfection, corrosion control, and fluoride addition. Last year the City produced over 2 billion gallons of clean, drinkable, delicious water.

2015 marks the third time Salisbury’s water has been recognized as the Best in Maryland, having previously taken the trophy in both 2008 and 2009.

Trump Says Cruz 'Stole Iowa,' Calls for Caucus Results to Be 'Nullified'

 Donald Trump unleashed a flurry of tweets this morning accusing Sen. Ted Cruz of committing voter fraud in Iowa.

Trump called for a new election to be held and for Tuesday's votes for Cruz to be "nullified."

Ben Carson's campaign slammed Cruz after the caucus, accusing them of spreading a false rumor to caucus-goers that Carson would be dropping out of the race.

Carson said on Fox and Friends yesterday that his wife was at a caucus precinct where this went on.


Only On The Shore

Do You Get It?

If You Thought Crime Was Bad In The Past...

You can now expect crime to skyrocket. A hit of heroine had been $5.00 but that has changed. That same hit is now $20.00. The dealers suckered all their customers into a cheap high and now that they are addicted they raised the price. 

Now these addicts will have to steal 4 times what they used to. Quite frankly you should expect crime to not only go up, it's going to become far more dangerous. 

You just call Fox News for another interview Sheriff Lewis and keep those dealers pumping everyone up with this crap. In the mean time we'll buy more locks and guns to protect ourselves.

I can remember a day when the Sheriff said, no one wants to deal drugs in his County because he was so tough on crime. 

Lock and Load Ladies & Gentlemen.

A Viewer Writes: Overdoses

3rd or 4th call for an overdose I have heard today........just today.......since about 9:45am

What's With These Commercials Being Repeated Over and Over Again On WBOC

When you can't sell local commercials on local television, stations fall back on national ads that pay far less then what they sell you on a local level. This is why you are seeing so many commercials of the protective pads, (just like Grandma used to have) for your dining room tables. 

Another thing you should take notice of is the REPEATS of local commercials over and over again. Once again, they repeat because those time slots have not been filled/sold and they get major discounts for ads that run at random. Those random ads fill in for slots that have not been sold. 

So what does this tell you. Well, it tells you that your local stations are failing to sell new ads because advertisers are starting to realize people are either muting these commercials or they are fast forwarding them and they are not getting the return on their money like they used to. 

You might also notice how many FILLER commercials WBOC is running for their new radio station. You know darn well they wouldn't be filling in their prime time commercials that can be sold for actual money verses running their own promotions and I think you'll agree with me, there's a LOT of them. 

I called a local Car Dealer and asked WHY these type of businesses run so many ads when you know people aren't watching their commercials. Their response was, we don't do it any more unless we're running a special sale. They went on to say, you are right, advertising ON LINE gives us a far better return.

When I had retail businesses in the past and I ran commercials, we always went for the filler spots because they were not only a lot less money. In many cases we'd end up on a Redskins game or an Orioles game where they hadn't sold the slot. If you paid for that spot it would cost you a small fortune. 

On January 1st 2016 we shared with all of you our traffic. Love me or hate me, we deliver more local on line traffic then anyone else out there. We also deliver far more news and information each and every day. Considering our ads are only $100.00 a month, the word is quickly spreading and businesses are doing far more research and changing the way they advertise. 

And what do you have to lose, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. Try us, I think you'll like us very much.

Survey: 1 in 4 Federal Employees Say They Will Consider Quitting If Trump Elected

One in four federal employees say they would consider leaving their jobs if GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is elected president, according to a new survey.

The trade publication Government Executive reports that a survey of federal employees found that 14 percent said they would consider leaving the federal service if Trump were elected. Another 11 percent said “maybe.”

Democrats and Democrat-leaners were more likely to say they would bail on their job if Trump were elected — 26 percent of whom said they would definitely leave compared to 4 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners. Another 16 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaners said they would “maybe” leave compared to 4 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners.

Just 48 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaners said they would definitely remain in government if Trump were elected. Eighty-nine percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners said they would stay if Trump were elected.


Congressman Cummings Has Hours To Decide Whether To Run For Senate

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Will he or won’t he? A high stakes political waiting game is underway involving whether Congressman Elijah Cummings will give up his Congressional seat to run for Senate. He’s got just 48 hours to make up his mind.

Meghan McCorkell has more as the deadline looms.

We spoke with Congressman Cummings’ spokesperson, who says he will file before the Wednesday deadline but won’t say what he’s filing for.

A Congressman for 20 years, Cummings is often in the national spotlight and is the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee.

“Government is about the business of serving people and helping them live better lives, not hurting them,” Cummings said.


Groundhog Day 2016

No Shadow, Early Spring.

Do you buy it?

‎BREAKING‬: Sen. Ted Cruz has won the GOP Iowa Caucuses.

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BREAKING NEWS: Martin O'Malley to announce he's suspending presidential campaign

Martin O'Malley, the two-term governor of Maryland whose presidential campaign has struggled to gain traction, will announce Monday night that he is suspending his campaign.

Multiple sources close to O'Malley's campaign said the Democrat will make the announcement at around 10:30 p.m. Eastern time.

The announcement comes after O'Malley barely registered in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses, failing to meet the low expectations set by polling in the weeks before the contest. The Democrat did not receive the 15 percent threshold of caucus goers needed to be considered viable in many precincts.


EDITOR'S NOTE: Mike Huckabee has also suspended his 2016 presidential campaign.

SPD Press Release 2-1-16 (Assault Investigation/Arrests)

A Viewer Writes: Keenwick On The Bay: UPDATE

I just heard on my scanner of a structure fire in Keenwick On The Bay off Rt. 54. They called into Ocean City asking for support with Ocean City's fire boat. Response back was fire boat is unavailable.

When 'Free' Windows 10 Becomes Expensive, You Should Fear This

Here is a date which should worry you: July 29th 2016. This is the date Microsoft MSFT +6.33% will start charging for Windows 10. Here is another date which should worry you more: July 17th, 2017. Why? Because it just made July 29th, 2016 one heck of a lot worse…

July 17th, 2017 is at the heart of perhaps Microsoft’s most disingenuous attempt yet to force users onto Windows 10. It has tried numerous tricks like automatically downloading Windows 10 on your computer and placing it in a secret folder (even if you declined the upgrade), and gradually reducing the ease of saying no with malware-like pop up choices such as ‘upgrade now’ or ‘upgrade tonight’ (see below).


An Ex-Governor Sits, Alone and Unrecognized, at Gate C5 of Des Moines Airport

Martin O’Malley sat by himself Thursday at Gate C5 in the Des Moines International airport, rather hunched over.

His entourage, a single aide, had walked away and everyone waiting for the flight to Chicago ignored the former governor of Maryland who’s running to become the next U.S. president.

Maybe they didn’t pay attention to him because he wasn’t as striking at 8 a.m. as he is on TV, when his hair is combed just right, he is wearing a flashy necktie, and he looks perfectly tanned. Or maybe it is because his campaign is flagging. He is polling at just 3% of likely voters in Iowa, according to the most recent NBC/WSJ/Marist poll.

Maybe people just didn’t recognize him.


Everyone Was A Winner In Iowa, Except The Losers