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  • Man closes gym after being raided by cops without warrant

    05/23/2020 3:26:49 PM PDT · by Drastic · 27 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 5-23-2020 | Frank
    This man was given a misdemeanor charge for opening his gym, but then his story took an even different turn. There was a tense exchange with the police, he was given a misdemeanor, and then the police chief came looking for him as their business being raided! The business owner eventually has to temporarily close his business after there's a three strike warning and confusing information coming from the police, the police chief, and one big massive disconnect between the government and local authorities. Dive in even further and we find a police chief who ends up following the constitution...
  • See What States Are Returning to Normal After Coronavirus State-by-State

    05/20/2020 6:54:34 PM PDT · by wrrock · 16 replies
    Statistical visualization of the distance a typical person moves on a daily basis. As stay-at-home orders eased in April, you can see the movement start up again in some, but not all states. Currently, there are no states ‘normal.’ The data is from anonymized and aggregated cell phone data. VISUALIZATION: See How Fast Life is Returning to Normal After Coronavirus In Each State..........
  • Jean Craig, "Tillacum" Has Passed Away

    05/19/2020 4:03:11 PM PDT · by Jemian · 44 replies
    Adams' Funeral Home ^ | May 19, 2o2o
    Jean McLeod Craig June 7, 1930 – May 19, 2020 On May 19, 2020 Jean slipped the surly bonds of earth, put out her hand and touched the face of God. A memorial service is planned for 11:00 am, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home. Jean was born on June 7, 1930 on her father’s fishing boat halfway between Ketchikan, Alaska and Prince Edward Island. Jean was the oldest of 13 children and was proud of her Alaska Native Heritage. She was a Haida in the Eagle Frog clan and worked in a cannery as a teenager and...
  • Pritzker Bans AM 560's Jacobson from Daily Press Briefings, Claims She Isn't "Impartial"

    05/19/2020 6:57:41 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 24 replies
    Prairie State Wire ^ | May 19, 2020 | Editors
    [A]fter she broke the news that his family was spending his statewide lockdown at an equestrian estate in Wisconsin, Governor J.B. Pritzker revoked longtime Chicago reporter Amy Jacobson’s access to his daily press briefing, claiming she is not an “impartial journalist.” Jacobson, who co-hosts a morning talk show on AM 560, worked as a general assignment television reporter for WMAQ-TV Channel 5 (NBC) in Chicago from 1996-2007. Jacobson was first to report that Pritzker’s wife and children, who have spent the last seven weeks at the family’s $12 million horse farm in Florida, had moved to another family horse farm...
  • Fox’s Neil Cavuto urges viewers not to take drug like Trump

    05/18/2020 10:11:31 PM PDT · by wanganghi · 58 replies
    Honolulu Star Advetiser ^ | 5/18/2020 | Associated Press
    NEW YORK >> Fox News Channel anchor Neil Cavuto strongly urged viewers today not to follow the example of President Donald Trump, who revealed that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the coronavirus.
  • Total COVID-19 Deaths: The Red States & Blue States

    05/18/2020 7:05:02 PM PDT · by wrrock · 9 replies ^ | 5/18/2020 | Evan
    With some states claiming testing is short supply, and hospitals attributing COVID-19 deaths through different methodologies, many analysts are looking to the blunter measure of total deaths. We compared total death from all states for the entire months of March & April (May data is still incomplete). By comparing total death for March & April of this year with those from the same period in past years, a rough measure of the pandemic’s impact emerges. The data from this analysis support the idea that Red states (Conservative ideology) are faring better than Blue states (Liberal ideology). COVID-19 numbers are not...
  • Hundreds demand justice for Ahmaud Arbery at Georgia rally

    05/18/2020 2:59:21 PM PDT · by wanganghi · 41 replies
    KUTV ^ | 5/16/2020 | AARON MORRISON Associated Press
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, a black man killed during a pursuit by a white man and his son in Georgia, isn't just prison time for his killers — it's changes in a local justice system that never charged them with a crime, rallygoers said Saturday.
  • MI restaurant adds ‘COVID Surcharge’ to customer’s bill

    05/16/2020 12:22:31 PM PDT · by Drastic · 46 replies
    Byberry ^ | 5-16-20 | Frank Bojazi
    Customers are upset after finding out a popular restaurant in West Michigan has been adding “COVID Surcharge” to their bill in the middle of a pandemic, when customers are already strapped for cash because they’re on lockdown – and not everyone can work from home. The place is called Goog’s Pub & Grub and they claim the “COVID Surcharge” is a transparent way to be up front about rising costs in the restaurant industry that may have occurred during the pandemic. But not every customer is happy as the owner tries to remain open. The owner, Brad White, said in...
  • The Sad Story Of Breonna Taylor: How Police Raided The Wrong House & She Ended Up DEAD!

    05/15/2020 5:30:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | May 15, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    The Sad Story Of Breonna Taylor: How Police Raided The Wrong House & She Ended Up DEAD!
  • Ducey to end Arizona stay-at-home order Friday, enter phase 1 of reopening

    05/12/2020 4:03:08 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 35 replies ^ | May 12, 2020 |
    PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday announced Arizona’s “stay-at-home” executive order will be lifted after it expires Friday and that the state would enter the first phase of reopening. Ducey pointed to a decrease in positive test result percentage, adequate hospital capacity and expanded testing numbers for reasons Arizona is ready to begin reopening. “Today we get the chance to turn that dial a little bit more to the right to brighten Arizona’s economy and to bring back some of the energy that was lost due to this pandemic,” Ducey said during a press conference.
  • Man arrested after fleeing transit center into WinCo store, being tasered by officers, police say [MUGSHOT]

    05/12/2020 3:31:36 PM PDT · by Rio · 29 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 5/12/2020 | Jim Ryan
    Officers deployed a “Conducted Electrical Weapon,” more commonly known as a Taser, and took him into custody. He didn’t have a weapon on him.
  • Ignored by National Media: 29-Year-Old Black Man Guns Down Married Couple in Their 80s in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery

    05/11/2020 8:11:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/11/2020 | Jim Hoft
    For some reason the national mainstream media did not play up the color of the shooter, nor of the victims, in this horrific double murder. Weird, huh? It’s almost like the national mainstream media purposely lies to the American public? Strange. 29-year-old Sheldon Francis gunned down a married couple in their 80s on Friday in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The woman died at the scene; her husband died a day later, in the hospital. CBS Local reported: According to police, Sheldon Francis, 29, of Middletown, Delaware, shot the 85-year-old woman and 86-year-old man while they were visiting the...
  • Justin Trudeau warns if Canada opens too early, the country could be sent 'back into confinement'

    05/11/2020 12:54:22 AM PDT · by wanganghi · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/10/2020 | Ellen Cranley
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that if provinces reopen too quickly, a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic could send the country "back into confinement this summer," Reuters reported.
  • A Sad Farewell /Rockaway mourns the sudden death of ferry advocate Laura Deckelman

    05/10/2020 6:35:23 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    The Wave ^ | 10/5/20 | Mark Healey
    The first time I met Laura Deckelman was on a ferry, which, if you know anything about Laura Deckelman, is fitting. Back in 2014, I had only been working at The Wave for a few weeks, and I was invited to take a ride on the then-Rockaway ferry by Seastreak President Jim Barker. It was a “simple meet and greet” to inform the public of some of the details of what expanded service could entail. We got stuck on a sand bar, got inconvenienced for an hour or so, the FDNY “rescued us,” and I met Laura. She told me...
  • Gov. Ducey: Barbers and salons to reopen May 8, restaurant dine-in operations return May 11 (Arizona)

    05/04/2020 3:33:21 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 13 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | 5/4/2020 | Fox 10 staff
    During Monday's news conference, Gov. Ducey said Arizona is "headed in the right direction" in terms of the pandemic, with a downward trajectory of flu and COVID-like illnesses, as well as a downward trajectory of positive COVID-19 tests and expanded testing availability. Retailers begin to reopen Gov. Ducey's news conference was held on a day when non-essential businesses are allowed to reopen in Arizona, to a certain degree.
  • Coronavirus “Frontline” Worker ‘Stole Engagement Ring And Credit Cards From Dementia Woman Who Died From Coronavirus’

    04/29/2020 9:03:27 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 28 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 04.29.2020 | Alex Hall
    From my anecdotal experience (just my own relatives), care-provider theft from the dying and recently deceased is endemic and has been for a long, long time. Usually, the value seems to be low enough that families don’t want to make an issue of it at a time when they are grieving. We can only guess how many elderly Covid-19 victims have been damaged by these so-called”frontline” workers. A caregiver allegedly stole and pawned the engagement ring of an 86-year-old woman with dementia as she lay dying from coronavirus. As Denver Channel reported 29-year-old Aurora woman who was working as a...
  • Cuomo, de Blasio face scrutiny for botched nursing home response, desperate requests were ignored

    04/26/2020 6:59:49 AM PDT · by McGruff · 37 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | April 25, 2020 | Vivek Saxena
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who already face criticism for leading what some have described as the worst, most botched response to the coronavirus crisis, now face even more scrutiny over allegations health officials took no action after being warned that a nursing home was being overwhelmed and needed some patients to be transferred elsewhere. According to multiple investigations, administrators at the nursing home in question, Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill Health Center, sent desperate emails to state Health Department officials in early April asking if some patients could be transferred to one of...
  • Cool Car COVID Cruise in Prescott Valley (AZ)

    04/25/2020 7:47:02 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 9 replies
    Prescott Daily Courier ^ | 4/25/2020 | Jesse Bertel
    A welcome distraction from the lockdown blues Hundreds of Prescott Valley residents came out Saturday morning to either show of their cool cars or watch from their neighborhoods.
  • Andrew Cuomo: Domestic Violence ‘Very Bad,’ But It’s ‘Not Death’

    04/23/2020 9:11:25 AM PDT · by McGruff · 39 replies ^ | April 22, 2020 | Jennie Taer
    When asked Wednesday about the economic and emotional tolls many New Yorkers are facing as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said that although the lockdown is difficult for residents, it’s their “responsibility” to comply in order to save lives. Although he recognized that there are issues from the current social distancing measures such as a rise in domestic violence, emotional stress, and increased economic anxiety, Cuomo said it’s “very bad,” but “not death.” “Economic hardship, yes, very bad, not death. Emotional stress from being locked in a house very bad, not death,” Cuomo said....
  • Do I Have to Wear a Mask? Law and Coronavirus in California

    04/22/2020 4:02:06 PM PDT · by Talkwire · 44 replies
    Some lawyer guy ^ | 4-22-2020 | Attorney Joseph Tully
    Do I Have to Wear a Mask? Several Counties around California, including most of the Bay Area, now mandate masks be worn in public to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. Many people are wondering if the law applies to them. Further, is this even Constitutional? The short answer to the question “Do I Need to wear a mask?” is IT DEPENDS. READ MORE...