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  • Prolific film and television actor Don Calfa dead at 76

    12/03/2016 6:40:30 AM PST · by day10 · 20 replies
    Fox ^ | Today | FN
    Don Calfa, the film, stage and television actor whose credits included "The Return of the Living Dead," ''Weekend at Bernie's" and "Barney Miller," has died. His publicist Michael Perez tells The Associated Press that Calfa died Thursday in Palm Springs of natural causes. Calfa died two days before his 77th birthday. The New York City native started out on Broadway in the 1960s. Calfa appeared in dozens of comedies, dramas and horror flicks, notably as the mortician Ernie Kaltenbrunner in "The Return of the Living Dead." Calfa worked with directors such as Steven Spielberg ("1941"), Martin Scorsese ("New York, New...
  • Mobile and PC Monitoring Software (Vanity)

    08/17/2016 12:42:03 PM PDT · by day10 · 26 replies
    today | day10
    FR has been a great resource before, so I'll give it a whirl here: Some friends of mine have a rather "adventurous" teenage daughter. As a result, they are looking for recommendations on the best options to STEALTHILY monitor her Windows 10 PC and IOS smartphone. While I am an IT type, I have zero experience or knowledge of this stuff as I never really needed it with my now adult sons.
  • VA woman charged with leaving kids in hot car turns self in - while leaving kids in car a 2nd time

    06/10/2015 10:54:18 AM PDT · by day10 · 40 replies ^ | 6/10/2015 | Crystal Bonvillian
    A Virginia woman charged with leaving her one of her two children inside her hot car last month apparently did not learn her lesson the first time, leaving the children in the car again on Monday as she turned herself in to authorities. Laquanda Newby of Henrico, Va., now faces three counts of contributing to the delinquency or abuse of a child, reports CBS 6 out of Richmond. Newby was initially accused of leaving one of the children, ages 6 and 1, inside the car as she shopped at Sam's Club on May 26. When she showed up at the...
  • The Wisdom of Thomas Sowell

    08/23/2011 6:34:23 AM PDT · by day10 · 20 replies ^ | 8/23/2011 | Burt Folsom
    Economist Thomas Sowell is famous for his accurate analysis and for expertly separating fact from fiction. Let’s ponder some provocative statements from his book Controversial Essays. “The strongest argument for socialism is that it sounds good. The strongest argument against socialism is that it doesn’t work.” Yes, it sounds good to say that industries will be run by the state in the public interest, but such industries always fail, or perform badly. The Russians under Lenin virtually abolished private farms and created state-owned cooperatives to feed their population. The result: famine, and large imports of food from abroad. On a...
  • VANITY - Koch Brothers

    04/15/2011 5:34:27 AM PDT · by day10 · 31 replies
    OK - I have fairly frequent discussions with a more liberal acquaintance and whenever she needs a fallback she starts in about the evil "Koch borthers". I have heard this name is passing, but have no idea why they are evil to the libs Can anyone please quickly fill me in?
  • Proposal for Religious Theme Park to Be Unveiled

    12/01/2010 12:02:26 PM PST · by day10 · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/1/2010 | Not Specified
    Gov. Steve Beshear has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday to unveil plans for a religious theme park in the northern Kentucky city of Williamstown. Beshear will be joined by representatives from Answers in Genesis, operators of the Creation Museum, at the 9:30 a.m. EST press conference in the Capitol to announce construction of the "Ark Encounter" theme park. The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Courier-Journal reported Tuesday that the proposal involves a full-scale wooden ark that would include associated museums, theaters, amenities, event venues and outdoor parking. Preliminary indications are that the attraction could draw as many as 1.6 million...
  • Playboy Bunny, Tiffany Livingston, Tries To Exit Jet Mid-Flight

    09/10/2010 7:48:40 AM PDT · by day10 · 135 replies · 2+ views
    My Fox NY ^ | Today | Staff Report
    MYFOXNY.COM - A Playboy centerfold tried to bust out -- midair -- from a jet amid a bad case of high anxiety. Law enforcement officers met a JetBlue plane at its arrival gate in Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday afternoon because of a passenger who was causing a disturbance on board, the airline reported. The passenger was identified as 21-year-old Tiffany Livingston. She was aboard JetBlue Flight 522 from Florida to Newark, N.J., on Thursday when she bolted from her seat and tried to open the door of the plane. She had became agitated because of turbulence and appeared to...
  • Man drove Rolls Royce into Tesco (Tesco is a store)

    08/28/2009 11:38:01 AM PDT · by day10 · 19 replies · 1,702+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8/28/2009 | Unspecified
    An angry shopper drove his Rolls Royce into a Tesco superstore after a dispute over the delivery of a bed.
  • One Artificial Leg/Lamp?

    03/29/2009 3:34:05 PM PDT · by day10 · 11 replies · 736+ views
    Craigslist ^ | 2009-03-29 | Unknown
    WOW !!!One left artificial leg......
  • Not Pictured: Senior Denied Spot In Yearbook

    12/05/2008 1:45:36 PM PST · by day10 · 91 replies · 2,881+ views
    WCPO 9 CIncinnati ^ | 12/5/2008 | Jessica Noll
    Senior Clay Edwards’ photo won’t be in this year’s Bracken County High School yearbook. He’ll be listed as “not pictured.” For Edwards it wasn’t missing picture day or a case of the flu that kept him out of his last yearbook and the class of 2009 composite – it was a dog collar and makeup......
  • Man says he's porn inspector, demands free videos

    08/12/2008 12:42:33 PM PDT · by day10 · 17 replies · 65+ views
    My Way News ^ | 8/11/2008 | Unknown
    <p>LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A man claiming to be a police detective tried to get an adult novelty shop to give him free X-rated videos, saying he wanted to make sure the performers weren't underage, authorities said.</p> <p>He made three tries within nine days last month and was turned down each time. The store manager called police after the third try.</p>
  • Former teacher pleads guilty of sex with student

    03/07/2008 10:54:47 AM PST · by day10 · 111 replies · 29,121+ views
    ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ^ | 03/06/2008 | Robert Kelly
    HILLSBORO — A former substitute teacher in the Dunklin School District in Jefferson County will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty of having sex with a 14-year-old student. Teresa Engelbach, 22, of Pevely, pleaded guilty last week to one felony count of second-degree statutory rape and one misdemeanor count of sexual misconduct. She could get up to 7 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 on the rape charge, and up to 6 months in prison and a fine of up to $500 on the sexual misconduct charge. Jefferson County Circuit Judge M. Edward Williams set...
  • Campaign Watch: McCain Money Troubles (Karma's rough)

    02/29/2008 8:59:16 AM PST · by day10 · 30 replies · 109+ views ^ | today | The Federalist
    Campaign watch: McCain’s money troubles In a stroke of near biblical irony, John McCain is in trouble over campaign financing again. When he was broke, and his campaign hit the skids last year, he opted for public financing as collateral for a $4-million loan. Of course, since then, his fortunes have improved dramatically, and he recently told the Federal Election Commission that he wants to opt out of public financing. By doing so, he would not be hamstrung by its $54-million spending cap in the primaries. Normally, McCain’s evading rules that he has spent half of his career to get...
  • Lascivious acts accused in Iowa City student-associate case

    02/21/2008 10:39:55 AM PST · by day10 · 23 replies · 98+ views
    Gazette Online ^ | today | Lyle Muller
    IOWA CITY - Police here have accused a former Iowa City West High School education associate with lascivious conduct with a minor for having sex with a student from her class, a court document released this morning indicates. Colleen Katharine Solberg, 38, of 1904 F St., Iowa City, is accused of committing the acts from June to September last year. She is named in a criminal complaint in Johnson County District Court. Solberg no longer is with the district. She was terminated Nov. 29 after school officials received a report of the suspected activity and initially suspended her, Iowa City...
  • Bentonville teacher accused of having sex with student

    02/20/2008 5:57:25 AM PST · by day10 · 62 replies · 890+ views
    KFSM News 5 ^ | 2/18/08 | Mary Marsh
    BENTONVILLE - A Bentonville High School math teacher is behind bars after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Bentonville police arrested 32-year-old Melissa Monroe of Bella Vista Tuesday, after an investigation led them to believe Monroe had recently been involved in a sexual relationship with one of her male students. Bentonville Police Chief James Allen explains, "She had texted another teacher, you know, the thing about, 'I can't believe the mistake I've made,' and 'you won't believe what I've done.'" Based on text messages Monroe sent to a fellow teacher, Bentonville police say Monroe may have...
  • A little church controversy...what do you think?

    12/26/2007 5:32:03 AM PST · by day10 · 40 replies · 78+ views
    me ^ | 12/26/2007 | day10
    We have a bit of controversy at my church and I thought I'd throw it out there for FReepers to discuss. We had a guest preacher who was trying to make the point that we should not exclude people based on appearance, background, past history, etc., and as an illustration stated that, after all, Joseph and Mary were only living together and were not actually married - would we have excluded them?
  • Lisbon teacher arrested in sex scandal

    12/11/2007 10:11:37 AM PST · by day10 · 63 replies · 803+ views
    Newswatch 50 WWTI ^ | today | NA
    A Lisbon High School teacher turned herself into Sheriff’s Department investigators Monday to face charges involving allegations of sexual contact, including sexual intercourse, with a 15 year old male student. Christel C. Gravlin, 33, of 182 Magill Road, Lisbon was arraigned this morning in Town of Lisbon Court on charges of Rape 3rd Degree, Criminal Sex Act 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. According to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, information became known to police, not by the parent of the teen as initially reported, but through other sources. Allegations became known after an incident at...
  • Seminole Co. Middle School Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

    11/30/2007 11:38:43 AM PST · by day10 · 249 replies · 316+ views ^ | 11/30/2007 | None credited
    LAKE MARY, Fla. -- A Seminole County middle school teacher was arrested Friday after deputies said they discovered her inside a vehicle shortly after she had sex with a 14-year-old boy. Jennifer Tarkenton, 34, of Lake Mary, was arrested on three counts of lewd or lascivious battery on a child 12 or older by a person over the age of 18. Tarkenton is a teacher at Greenwood Lakes Middle School in Lake Mary, according to Seminole County sheriff's investigators. Deputies said they believe that the boy is a student at the school. According to a Seminole County sheriff's report, deputies...
  • Lakota cancels school play - Local NAACP had objected to staging of 'Ten Little Indians'

    11/27/2007 5:46:26 AM PST · by day10 · 37 replies · 188+ views
    Journal News ^ | 11/24/2007 | Lindsey Hilty
    Excerpt - see link: Local NAACP had objected to staging of 'Ten Little Cancellation of the Lakota East High School play "Ten Little Indians" by school administrators has created a stir in the community. The leader of the local NAACP said administrators, who canceled the play citing its violent content and racial title, made the right decision. But one Lakota board member said she disagrees with the decision.
  • Web Site Caters to Hotties

    03/21/2007 5:43:06 PM PDT · by day10 · 139 replies · 1,815+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 3/21/07 | Daniela Flores
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Jason Pellegrino (an 8.2 on the attractiveness scale) says the problem with Internet dating services is not enough really hot-looking people. So he and a business partner have created, a sort of online version of Studio 54, the exclusive '70s disco where gaining admission was a pitiless Darwinian exercise. is for "fit, good-looking" people. Prospective members must submit pictures and must be rated an 8 or higher by people already in the club. Once they're in, they are permitted to e-mail other "hotties" for $9.95 a month. "It's definitely hard to get through that...