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  • Stepson of man killed by Aurora police recounts shooting [Decorated Vietnam Vet] [TR]

    08/02/2018 1:25:31 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 84 replies
    The Denver Channel ^ | August 1, 2018 | Blair Miller, Jace Larson
    DENVER – The stepson of the man shot and killed early Monday morning by Aurora police says there were just seconds between when his stepfather shot the man who’d broken into their home and assaulted his son and when police shot his stepfather dead. Chad Hayashi spoke to ABC News on Wednesday about the police shooting that left his stepfather, Richard “Gary” Black, Jr., dead in an incident that has stirred homeowners and gun owners alike. “It’s just heartbreaking. My dad was a hero,” Hayashi said in the exclusive interview. “My son wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him....
  • Georgia voters throw their peanuts to Trump (Peanut Poll @ Georgia National Fair in Perry)

    10/09/2015 10:31:16 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 17 replies
    Of nearly 460 people who voted, about 38 percent cast a peanut for Trump. Ben Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon, came in second with about 24 percent of the peanuts. Nearly all candidates - even Joe Biden, who has not announced whether he’ll run - found fans at the fair. Lincoln Chafee, the former U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island, was “still looking for his first vote,” noted guest announcer Gary Black, the state’s agriculture commissioner. For that matter, so were Republicans Georgia Pataki and Jim Gilmore. For Democrats, Hillary Clinton ended the day with 64 legumes stacked up in...
  • New ag commissioner wants paintings removed

    12/28/2010 7:34:42 AM PST · by speciallybland · 19 replies · 3+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | December 28, 2010 | The Associated Press
    The incoming agriculture commissioner wants to remove paintings he considers "undesirable" that were meant to show the history of Georgia farming. Commissioner-elect Gary Black told WXIA-TV that seven pictures in the lobby of the Agriculture Department in Atlanta will go into storage. The Republican takes office next month. The paintings by George Beattie have been in the lobby for half a century. Two paintings depict slavery, which was allowed in Georgia until the practice was outlawed after the Civil War. Another shows partially clothed American Indians. Black said several scenes "are not acceptable today" and don't represent modern agriculture. Atlanta...