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  • Fed-Up Families Turn To Barbed Wire, Shotguns To Police Neighborhood (Sanford Florida)

    07/01/2008 12:06:10 PM PDT · by Jasper · 61 replies · 241+ views - Orlando FL ^ | 1 July 2008 |
    Homeowners: 'Someone Is Going To Get Hurt'SANFORD, Fla. -- Families in a crime-ridden Central Florida neighborhood are arming themselves with shotguns and talking about adding electric barbed wire to stop thieves targeting their homes. "Somebody is going to end up getting hurt," resident Andrea Fine said. "The homeowners are tense. We are all on edge. For the first time in my life I'm really scared to live in my home."
  • That's a Whole Lot of Power, Mac

    02/01/2002 11:15:59 PM PST · by Jasper · 26 replies · 149+ views
    WiredNews ^ | January 29, 2002 | Leander Kahney
    Unlike the new iMac, Apple's new PowerMac doesn't have a redesigned enclosure. But it does have a pair of G4 chips that break the gigahertz barrier for the first time, a psychological hurdle that is making Mac fans drool. Unveiled on Monday, the PowerMac features G4 PowerPC chips that run at 1 GHz. Apple also introduced lower-end models with chips that run at 800Mhz and 933MHzClick here for rest of article
  • Confiscation of Registered Guns Bigins In Illinois

    01/20/2002 5:09:04 PM PST · by Jasper · 125 replies · 794+ views
    The Chicago Police Department and the Illinois State Police have teamed up to make good on Mayor Daleys pledge that, if it were up to him, nobody would have a gun. Daley and his elite "CAGE" unit are apparently taking advantage of gun privacy loopholes to pinpoint certain individuals for inclusion in the confiscation program. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE