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  • Hundreds of Trump supporters stuck in the cold for hours when buses can't reach Omaha rally

    10/28/2020 7:14:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    The Washington Post via SF Gate ^ | October 28, 2020 | by Tim Elfrink, The Washington Post
    By the time President Donald Trump finished speaking to thousands of supporters at Omaha's Eppley Airfield on Tuesday night and jetted away on Air Force One, the temperature had plunged to nearly freezing. But as long lines of MAGA-clad attendees queued up for buses to take them to distant parking lots, it quickly became clear that something was wrong. The buses, the huge crowd soon learned, couldn't navigate the jammed airport roads. For hours, attendees - including many elderly Trump supporters - stood in the withering cold, as police scrambled to help the most at-risk get to warmth. The confusion...
  • In wake of Gardner's suicide, special prosecutor offers new details about events leading up to James Scurlock shooting

    09/25/2020 9:05:29 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 23, 2020 | Caitlin Dickson
    One day before Jake Gardner fatally shot James Scurlock outside his bar in downtown Omaha, President Trump threatened to send the military to Minneapolis in response to violent clashes between police and protesters following the death of George Floyd in police custody, tweeting when the looting starts, the shooting starts. The timing of Trumps tweet, which Twitter has since removed from public view for violating its policy on glorifying violence, is significant in terms of Jake Gardners affinity for the president, special prosecutor Fredrick Franklin told members of the press in Omaha on Wednesday. Last Tuesday, Franklin announced that a...
  • Omaha Bar Owner Jake Gardner Had Been Targeted By the Left FOR YEARS Over Trump Support

    09/21/2020 4:33:05 AM PDT · by ptsal · 23 replies
    Truly U.S.A. News ^ | 21-sept-2020 | Malcolm Bright
    The harassment campaign against Gardner did not begin with the rioter that he shot in self-defense, but it may have been the reason that the mob was at his bar smashing his windows in the first place. For years, the far-left in Omaha has been targeting Gardner for supporting President Donald Trump and for building a third, unisex, bathroom in his bar for transgender customers to use. Garner was a Marine and veteran of deployments to Iraq and Haiti. He described himself as a libertarian, but voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 and volunteered for his campaign in three...
  • Omaha Police Arrest Krispy Kreme Robbery Suspect

    09/21/2020 2:10:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    WOWT ^ | 9/18 | Gina Dvorak
    Omaha Police were called to the Krispy Kreme off 72nd & Dodge streets on Thursday night after a man robbed the doughnut shop at knifepoint. Kelly Hoaglin, 49, was booked into Douglas County Corrections to face charges of robbery, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. At 8:32 p.m., OPD responded to store, where employees told the officers a bald man in a blue hoodie and jeans had entered the store, brandished a knife, and demanded money. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash," the man fled on foot. Following...
  • Jake Gardner, man charged in Scurlock death, has died by suicide (more details)

    09/20/2020 6:23:42 PM PDT · by McGruff · 40 replies
    KETV ^ | Sep 20, 2020
    Jake Gardner, the man accused of manslaughter in the death of 22-year-old James Scurlock, has died by suicide. Multiple sources close to the investigation confirmed the news to KETV NewsWatch 7 on Sunday. Officials said Gardner's body was found in the morning in Portland, Oregon, and that he did not leave a note. Police in Oregon released the following information: "At about 12:20 p.m., Hillsboro Police Department officers responded to the 300 block of Southeast Ninth Avenue after a body was found outside a medical clinic. They discovered 38-year-old Jacob Gardner of Omaha, Nebraska, dead." Gardner's attorney, Stu Dornan, said...
  • BREAKING: Omaha Bar Owner Charged For Killing Rioter Who Attacked Him and His Business Has Committed Suicide

    09/20/2020 6:10:42 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 57 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 20, 2020 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    A Nebraska bar owner that killed a rioter who was attacking him and his business has committed suicide, a friend of Jake Gardner has confirmed to The Gateway Pundit. The bar owner, Jake Gardner, was indicted by a grand jury on counts of manslaughter, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, attempted first-degree assault and making terrorist threats after intense political pressure was placed on the city. The district attorney had originally ruled it was self defense.
  • Veteran federal prosecutor to lead grand jury probe into James Scurlock's death

    09/20/2020 4:48:55 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 38 replies
    Omaha World Harold ^ | Jun 8, 2020 Updated Jun 9, 2020 | Todd Cooper
    A veteran federal prosecutor was tabbed Monday to lead a grand jury investigation into the May 30 shooting death of a 22-year-old black man by a white bar owner in downtown Omaha. Frederick D. Franklin, a long-serving federal prosecutor, will lead the grand jury of 16 citizens and three alternates as they probe the death of James Scurlock. Presiding Douglas County District Judge Shelly Stratman appointed Franklin. The grand jury will investigate and either bring charges or no indictment against Jake Gardner, the 38-year-old former owner of The Hive and Gatsby bars downtown. Jurors also could choose to issue a...
  • BREAKING: Omaha Bar Owner Charged For Killing Rioter Who Attacked Him and His Business Has Committed Suicide

    09/20/2020 3:24:12 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 154 replies
    GP ^ | September 20, 2020 at 5:02pm | Cassandra Fairbanks
    A Nebraska bar owner that killed a rioter who was attacking him and his business has committed suicide, a friend of Jake Gardner has confirmed to The Gateway Pundit. The bar owner, Jake Gardner, was indicted by a grand jury on counts of manslaughter, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, attempted first-degree assault and making terrorist threats after intense political pressure was placed on the city. The district attorney had originally ruled it was self defense. On May 30, the 38-year-old confronted a group of rioters outside one of the bars he owns in Omaha and...
  • Last Surviving Member of A-Company, 116th Regiment, 29th Infantry Division passes away

    08/03/2020 12:57:19 AM PDT · by srmanuel · 18 replies
    Best Defense Foundation ^ | 08/04/20 | Best Defense Foundation
    A-Company, 116th Regiment, 29th Infantry Division was the first American Company to land on Omaha Beach, specifically the Dog Green Sector Of Omaha Beach, it's been the subject of many books and movies, including Saving Private Ryan and The Bedford Boys. Last year during the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion, Russell Pickett was recognized by President Trump and Macron.... RIP sir for a job well done...a true piece of American History has passed away....
  • Democrats ask Chris Janicek to quit Senate race after 'sexually inappropriate' text message

    06/16/2020 11:01:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Omaha ^ | 6/16/20 | Aaron Sanderford
    Nebraska Democrats are asking their U.S. Senate candidate to quit the race after he sent staffers text messages that the state party described as "sexually inappropriate." Omaha baker Chris Janicek sent a group message to at least five people, including a female staff member who filed a complaint with the Nebraska Democratic Party. His text said that they needed to "get her laid," referring to the female staffer. Janicek has since apologized but said he's staying in the race. "This is a moment in time where I made a terrible mistake in a text message," he said. **SNIP** Nebraska Democratic...
  • Killing of James Scurlock begins to gain national attention

    06/01/2020 11:58:47 AM PDT · by NEMDF · 74 replies
    KETV Channel 7 ABC affiliate ^ | June 1, 2020 | KETV Staff
    OMAHA, Neb. LATEST: Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine has scheduled a news conference Monday at 1:30 p.m. KETV will stream the press conference on air and on Facebook. Kleine is expected to announce whether or not charges will be filed in the death of 22-year-old James Scurlock. Previous story: After a weekend of unrest in Omaha, the killing of 22-year-old James Scurlock was beginning to gain national attention Monday.
  • Cruise ship fail: Most US residents tested in Omaha after quarantine have China virus

    02/21/2020 11:31:30 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 55 replies
    The Sioux City Journal ^ | February 21, 2020 | Omaha World-Herald, CNN, Associated Press
    Most of the Americans monitored at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for coronavirus after evacuating a cruise ship in Japan tested positive for the virus, the Omaha World-Herald reports. UMNC said in a statement Thursday that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention verified the Nebraska Public Health Lab results showing that 11 of the 13 patients have the novel coronavirus. The other two evacuees who were taken to the Omaha hospital tested negative, the statement said.
  • The Charles Schwab Corporation to Acquire TD Ameritrade (and move Hq from San Fransicko to Texas)

    11/25/2019 9:23:00 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 59 replies
    Schwab Newsroom ^ | November 25, 2019 3:00 am PST | Scribe for CEO Walt Bettinger
    SAN FRANCISCO & OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Charles Schwab Corporation (Schwab) and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (TD Ameritrade) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Schwab to acquire TD Ameritrade in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $26 billion. Under the agreement, TD Ameritrade stockholders will receive 1.0837 Schwab shares for each TD Ameritrade share, which represents a 17% premium over the 30-day volume weighted average price exchange ratio as of November 20, 2019. Schwab President and CEO Walt Bettinger said, We have long respected TD Ameritrade since our early days pioneering the discount brokerage industry, and...
  • 'Its the best country in the world': D-Day veteran reflects on July 4

    07/04/2019 5:38:54 AM PDT · by DFG · 2 replies
    WFAA (DFW) ^ | 07/03/2019 | Lauren Zakalik
    There are heroes among us American heroes whove fought to keep the freedom we cherish so dearly. Heroes like George Spears. And in his 97 years (almost 98), Spears has seen more and done more for this country than most of us could imagine. I landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day, within the first hour, Spears said. The Fort Worth native was just 22 years old, a U.S. Army staff sergeant serving in Europe, when he found out hed be a part of the forces that would land on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944, better...
  • Ask Amy: My daughter lives with me and owns a gun. Can I kick her out?

    06/18/2019 12:43:16 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 271 replies
    Omaha.com ^ | 6-13-2019 | Amy Dickinson
    Dear Amy: This week, I discovered that my intelligent, hard-working, responsible 24-year-old daughter (who lives with me) is a gun owner! And its not a normal gun, either it is a 40-caliber semi-automatic, and she has hollow-point bullets to go with it. Amy, this is the kind of weapon a criminal would possess! She says it is for emergencies. There have only been two home invasions in our neighborhood in the last 11 years. Ive given her three choices: She can either give her weapon to me, sell it or move out in three weeks. I love my daughter...
  • Crumbling roads and spotty internet trouble small U.S. businesses

    06/01/2019 6:08:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Japan Times ^ | May 30, 2019 | Associated Press
    NEW YORK - Every hour that one of The Advance Groups trucks is stuck in highway or bridge traffic, it costs the moving company around $200. And with 40 trucks trying to get into Manhattan daily and contending with the New York metro areas deteriorating infrastructure, the price of lost time runs up quickly. Getting to and from a job site is not really billable to a client, says Anthony Parziale, president of The Advance Group, based in the suburb of Farmingdale.
  • Grandma gives birth at 61 so her gay son and his husband can have a baby

    04/01/2019 12:50:37 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 116 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | April 1, 2019 | Kristine Tarbert
    It would be no surprise that as a birth photographer, youd be used to being a part of highly emotional moments in peoples lives. But the birth of little Uma Louise Dougherty-Eledge left one seasoned photographer an absolute mess and the incredible images and the story behind them have since gone viral around the globe. Being a part of this incredible journey has been one of the most magical experiences, photographer Ariel Panowicz told Yahoo. Uma Louise was born Monday morning at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha to proud dads Matthew Eledge and Elliot Dougherty, who are married....
  • Joe Biden calls VP Pence 'a decent guy' then backtracks after leftists rage

    03/01/2019 7:41:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/01/2019 | Rick Moran
    Former vice president Joe Biden was in Omaha at the Forum in Global Leadership at the University of Nebraska-Omaha yesterday when he said a kind word about our devout Christian Vice President Mike Pence. Daily Caller: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday described current Vice President Mike Pence as “a decent guy,” but then quickly backtracked following criticism from actress Cynthia Nixon. Biden made the comment while speaking at an event in Omaha, Nebraska. The remark provoked a quick backlash online from left-wingers. Nixon addressed Biden in a tweet, writing “you’ve just called America’s most anti-LGBT elected leader ‘a decent guy.’ Please consider...
  • Joe Biden apologizing for praising Mike Pence shows 2020 will be far worse than 2016

    03/01/2019 11:24:54 AM PST · by McQ444 · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2019-02-01 21:00 | Becket Adams
    If you thought the 2016 U.S. presidential election was ugly, you havent seen anything yet. If an interaction this week between former Vice President Joe Biden and actress Cynthia Nixon serves as an indicator, the upcoming 2020 election is going to be far nastier, personal, and vicious. Biden, whos reportedly mulling yet another White House bid, spoke Thursday at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership at the University of Nebraska Omaha. During his address, Biden touched on the international communitys reaction to Pences speech this year at the Munich Security Conference.
  • Nebraska state senator compares American flag to Nazi swastika

    02/22/2019 8:14:13 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 77 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb. 21, 2019 | John Gage
    Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers on Tuesday compared the American flag with the Nazi swastika on the floor of the legislature. I don't come here for this rag every day, and it's a rag. That's all it is to me, said Chambers about respecting the flag. When you show a way to persuade Jews to sanctify and worship the swastika, when you show me that I'll come up here and stand while you all hypocritically pretend that rag is something that it definitely is not. The comments were in response to a bill put before the Nebraska legislature that would...