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  • Missouri lawmakers to consider raising speed limit

    01/09/2014 11:04:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    FOX 4 News ^ | January 8, 2014 | John Pepitone
    BELTON, Mo. — As Missouri lawmakers return to Jefferson City Wednesday, one of many issues they are expected to consider is raising the state’s speed limit. Along Interstate 49 here, the speed limit is 70 miles an hour, but that could jump up to 75 if this proposal becomes law. A southwest Missouri lawmaker wants drivers in the Show-Me State to be able to go faster on rural highways. Rep. Mike Kelley from Lamar, further south on I-49, wants to raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on 4-lane highways away from the cities. Currently Missouri’s speed limit...
  • Friend: Fatally Beaten WWII Vet ‘Never Did No Drugs’

    08/28/2013 11:31:33 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    http://seattle.cbslocal.com ^ | August 28, 2013 5:13 AM | Staff
    <p>SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Bail was set at $3 million Tuesday for a 16-year-old boy who is charged with killing a World War II veteran and contends the man was beaten to death because he shorted the teen and another boy on a sale of crack cocaine.</p>
  • Spokane Police: Delbert "Shorty" Belton Should've Just Accepted the Whoop @ss

    08/28/2013 5:44:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 8-27-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Kate, Carson City, Nevada.  Hi, Kate.  Glad you called.  Welcome to the EIB Network.  Hello. CALLER:  Well, hello, Rush.  How are you doing?  I am Kate from Fairfield.  RUSH:  Oh. CALLER:  So I'm your first Kate before Kathryn came along. RUSH:  Well, welcome back.  Great to have you here again. CALLER:  Well, thank you, dear.  Listen, I am so angry, and I know this isn't about Syria.  I just want to say real quickly, you're right.  Obama has known what he's doing from way back in the eighties and nineties and don't let anybody say otherwise.  But...
  • Thoughts on racism and race in America

    08/27/2013 11:07:38 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 5 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 8-27-2013 | Bookworm
    You've already heard, I'm sure, about Delbert Belton, the 88-year-old World War II veteran who was beaten to death by two black teenagers. The police are assuring everyone that there's no need to get worried, because this wasn't a race crime. Instead, it was Delbert's own fault. According to the police, when the boys tried to rob Delbert, he had the temerity to fight back, leaving them with no other option than to beat an old man to death.A friend of mine noted that, using this reasoning, if one assumes solely for the sake of argument that the race-hustlers are...
  • WWII vet, beaten by teens outside Eagles Lodge, dies [Spokane, WA]

    08/22/2013 3:38:22 PM PDT · by deks · 147 replies
    KXLY ^ | August 22, 2013 | Ian Cull
    WWII veteran Delbert Belton survived being wounded in action during the Battle of Okinawa only to be beaten and left for dead by two teens at the Eagles Lodge in Spokane on Wednesday evening. Belton, 89, died from the injuries he suffered in the beating Thursday morning at Sacred Heart Medical Center. . . "Shorty," as he was known by his friends at the Eagles Lodge, served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during WWII and was shot in the leg during the Battle of Okinawa. He went on to work at Kaiser Aluminum at the company's Trentwood plant...
  • WWII Vet Assaulted In N. Spokane Dies; Suspect Photos Released

    08/22/2013 4:54:19 PM PDT · by Sleeping Freeper · 33 replies
    khq.com ^ | 8-22-13
    Spokane Police release surveillance photos of persons of interest in the homicide of an 88 year old man, occurring in N. Spokane last night. Anyone with information about either of the suspects is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233. On 08-21-13 around 8:15pm Spokane Police responded to Eagles Lodge, 6410 N Lidgerwood on a call of an assault. When officers responded they located a 88 year-old man in his car with serious injuries to his head. He was transported to the hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
  • WWII vet, beaten by teens outside Eagles Lodge, dies

    08/22/2013 5:00:01 PM PDT · by granite · 107 replies
    KXLY4 ^ | Aug 22 2013 04:05:48 PM PDT | Ian Cull
    WWII veteran Delbert Belton survived being wounded in action during the Battle of Okinawa only to be beaten and left for dead by two teens at the Eagles Lodge in Spokane on Wednesday evening. Related Content Photos of homicide suspects Belton, 89, died from the injuries he suffered in the beating Thursday morning at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Witnesses say the Belton was in the parking lot of the Eagles Lodge at 6410 N. Lidgerwood, adjacent to the Eagles Ice-A-Rena, around 8 p.m. Wednesday when the two male suspects attacked him. Belton died from his injuries Thursday at Sacred Heart...
  • Gas tax won’t save I-35 project; raising excise tax wouldn’t be a popular move today

    04/04/2008 7:30:08 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies · 364+ views
    The Temple Daily Telegram ^ | April 4, 2008 | Paul A. Romer
    BELTON - There appears to be no easy way to address the challenges that inflation has brought to the Texas Department of Transportation. “We’ve seen 60 percent inflation over the last five years for transportation projects,” said Chris Lippincott, a TxDOT spokesman. To look to the federal government for assistance would appear foolhardy at this point as the Federal Highway Trust Fund is expected to become insolvent by 2009. The fund was created in 1956 to ensure a dependable source of financing for U.S. interstates and highways. “The Federal Highway Trust Fund is expected to go into the red very...
  • Gorden named to I-69/TTC advisory committee

    04/01/2008 5:50:42 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies · 239+ views
    The Lufkin Daily News ^ | April 1, 2008 | Gary Willmon
    Lufkin Mayor Jack Gorden has been selected by the Texas Transportation Committee to serve on a citizens' advisory committee for putting together information regarding the proposed Interstate 69/Trans-Texas Corridor. According to Texas Department of Transportation officials, advisory committee members represent a cross-section of community and business leaders, landowners, local transportation experts and others. "Our goal is to enhance the public dialogue and meaningfully involve more Texans in transportation decisions," said Texas Transportation Commission Chair Hope Andrade. "These committees will have an important seat at the table as we work together to shape the future of transportation for our state." Gorden...
  • Division Commander's Lessons Learned (UNCLASSIFIED)-(real news, 1st Cav Iraq)

    03/15/2005 1:38:49 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 14 replies · 885+ views
    Email | MARCH 15, 2005 | VHFCN
    [VHFCN] Real news from Iraq Went to an AUSA dinner last night at the Ft. Hood Officers' Club to hear a speech by MG Pete Chiarelli, CG of the 1st Cav Div. He and most of the Div. have just returned from Iraq. Very informative and, surprise, the Mainstream Media (MSM) isn't telling the story. I was not there as a reporter, didn't take notes but I'll make some the points I remember that were interesting, suprising or generally stuff I had not heard before. It was not a speech per se. He just walked and talked, showed some slides...