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  • Woman sues restaurant known for throwing rolls after she gets hit by bread

    08/14/2015 6:39:30 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 110 replies
    upi ^ | Aug. 13, 2015 | Danielle Haynes
    SIKESTON, Mo., - A diner filed a lawsuit Monday against a Missouri restaurant famous for its "throwed rolls" after a piece of bread hit her and caused an injury. Troy Tucker sued Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston, Mo., after she said she was hit by a roll and "sustained a lacerated cornea with a vitreous detachment and all head, neck, eyes and vision were severely damaged" in September 2014, WDAF-TV, St. Louis, Mo., reported. She is seeking $25,000 to pay for her medical bills and legal fees. The lawsuit said Lambert's Cafe should know about the dangers caused by throwing rolls....
  • 'Throwed' rolls at Lambert's Cafe; catch 'em while you still can: Jarvis DeBerry

    08/14/2015 2:02:46 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies ^ | 8/14/15 | Jarvis DeBerry
    Four four years of college, I regularly drove back and forth on Interstate 55 between St. Louis, Mo., and Memphis, Tenn. That route takes you through Sikeston, Mo., and if you stop in Sikeston, Mo., you might as well put your feet under the table at Lambert's Café. It's a Southern-style, home-cooking-style restaurant that serves generous portions.-snip-The Riverfront Times, an alternative newspaper in St. Louis, wonders if the days of the "throwed" rolls are numbered. An attorney in the St. Louis suburb University City filed a lawsuit on behalf of Troy Tucker, a woman who says she suffered eye, neck...
  • BREAKING: McDaniel Supporters Barred From Reviewing Voter Rolls in Nine Mississippi Counties

    06/27/2014 1:16:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/27/14 | Jim Hof
    Breaking– The Chris McDaniel campaign identified multiple Mississippi counties in which enough improper ballots were cast that a legal challenge to the outcome of the election is warranted.This comes after 25,000-35,000 Democrat votes helped push Thad Cochran to victory over Chris McDaniel (by 6,880 votes) in the June 24 runoff.The McDaniel campaign has already found 1,000 examples in one county of Democrats who voted in the June 3rd primary as Democrats and then crossed over into the Republican primary this week.This is illegal and their votes should not be counted.Update—–Lindsay Krout, a volunteer working in Mississippi, was barred from reviewing...
  • Democrats cleaning up voter lists??? (Vanity)

    07/15/2012 4:40:15 PM PDT · by Sergio · 21 replies
    Me | 7/15/2012 | Me
    A nice young man knocked on my door on Saturday. He identified himself as being associated with the Democratic Party, and he was going door to door checking current residents against registered voter name a addresses he had on a list. As I said, he was very pleasant and courteous, but it got me to thinking...are the dems only cleaning up Republican inconsistancies while leaving ghost Democrats on the rolls? Will they use these current numbers to help figure how many votes need to be ginned up to assure a victory? Doesn't much matter where I live (SoCal), as the...
  • Holder: Everyone knows ‘in-person voting fraud is uncommon’

    06/12/2012 5:57:26 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6-12-12 | michelle fields
    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder defended his department’s challenges to state’s voter ID laws on Monday, alleging that “those on all sides of this debate have acknowledged that in-person voting fraud is uncommon.” Holder spoke at the League of Women Voters conference where he challenged those who believe that “easing registration hurdles will only lead to voter fraud.”
  • Sarah Palin rolls into D.C. — on a motorcycle?

    05/27/2011 9:41:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 132 replies
    wapo ^ | 5/27/11 | Justin Jouvenal
    Dontcha’ know, Sarah Palin is coming to town this weekend, and you may see her cruising the streets of D.C. on the back of a hog. The former Alaska governor, who is the subject of a lot of overheated speculation about whether she will run for president in 2012, has accepted an invitation to participate in the annual Rolling Thunder memorial ride this Sunday, an official says. “As far as I know, she is trying to rent a motorcycle, so she can ride with her husband,” said Nancy Regg, a spokeswoman for Rolling Thunder. Gregg says the tentative plan is...
  • Study: State would add half million to Medicaid rolls

    05/26/2010 5:43:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 228+ views
    nba.msg ^ | 5/26/10 | Bill Theobald
    WASHINGTON -- Five years into the recently passed health care reform law Tennessee could have nearly a half million more residents on Medicaid, according to a report released Wednesday.
  • The Spending Rolls On

    10/27/2009 11:40:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 358+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10/27/09 | staff
    The White House disclosed the other day that the fiscal 2009 budget deficit clocked in at $1.4 trillion, amid the usual promises to do something about it. Yet even as budget director Peter Orszag was speaking, House Democrats were moving on a dozen spending bills for fiscal 2010 that total 12.1% in more domestic discretionary increases. Yes, 12.1%. Remember, inflation is running close to zero, or 0.8%. The good news, if we can call it that, is that Senate Democrats only want to increase nondefense appropriations by 8% for 2010. Because these funding increases become part of the permanent baseline...
  • 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.
  • Rolls-Royce considers legal action against £30,000 Chinese copycat

    04/26/2009 5:44:25 AM PDT · by angkor · 38 replies · 3,821+ views ^ | 23 Apr 2009 | Unsigned
    Geely GE: Although Geely claims to be 're-inventing the classic' Rolls-Royce bosses are considering their options and have consulted lawyers Photo: AP The Geely GE was launched at the Shangai Motor show this week where it was immediately branded a "Phantom knock-off". The 5.4 metre prototype, painted black and given pride of place on a raised plinth in the middle of Geely's stand is undeniably based on the shape of the Rolls in the shape of its cabin, windows and down-sloping rear deck. Although Geely claims to be 're-inventing the classic' Rolls-Royce bosses considering their options and have consulted...
  • Many Convicted Felons on Voter Rolls, Sun Sentinel Investigation [3rd Degree Felony for Ineligible]

    11/02/2008 6:29:37 AM PST · by Son House · 19 replies · 715+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | October 12, 2008 | Sally Kestin
    More than 30,000 Florida felons who by law should have been stripped of their right to vote remain registered to cast ballots in this presidential battleground state, a Sun Sentinel investigation has found. Many are faithful voters, with at least 4,900 turning out in past elections. Another 5,600 are not likely to vote Nov. 4 — they're still in prison. Of the felons who registered with a party, Democrats outnumber Republicans more than two to one. Florida's elections chief, Secretary of State Kurt Browning, acknowledged his staff has failed to remove thousands of ineligible felons because of a shortage of...
  • Super-Rich Make Marque On Rolls Royce

    12/30/2007 8:33:19 AM PST · by blam · 24 replies · 2,080+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-30-2007 | Bojan Pancevski
    Super-rich make marque on Rolls Royce By Bojan Pancevski in Vienna Last Updated: 2:48am GMT 30/12/2007 The Rolls-Royce may have been the epitome of luxurious motoring for more than 100 years, but for a new breed of super-rich oligarchs and Middle-Eastern royalty, it seems a standard version of the world's most famous car is no longer enough. Nice wheels: the Crown Prince of Brunei's wedding car Having snapped up country estates and football clubs, the nouveau riche now want what is set to become the must-have status symbol of 2008, a customised Rolls-Royce. Demanding extra-high roofs to accommodate tall hats...
  • Buchanan sez Bush should be impeached

    09/17/2006 8:50:55 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 261 replies · 4,980+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | September 17, 2006 | Thomas M. DeFrank
    Republican firebrand Patrick Buchanan said yesterday that President Bush should be impeached for failing to stem the "invasion" of illegal immigrants across America's Southern border...
  • Chávez Rolls Into Damascus To Charm Another US Foe

    08/31/2006 7:38:43 AM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 260+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-31-2006 | Albert Aji
    Chávez rolls into Damascus to charm another US foe Albert Aji in Damascus Thursday August 31, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, said yesterday he and Syria would "build a new world" free from US domination. "We have decided to be free. We want to cooperate to build a new world where states' and people's self-determination are respected," Mr Chávez said after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting with the Syrian president, Bashar Assad, at his presidential palace in Damascus. "Imperialism's concern is to control the world, but we will not let them despite the pressure and aggression," the...
  • Statue of Egypt pharaoh rolls to new home

    08/25/2006 1:05:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 513+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/25/06 | Summer Said
    CAIRO (Reuters) - A massive statue of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, rolled through the streets of Cairo to a new home near the Pyramids on Friday to escape the corrosive pollution of its former spot in a crowded transit hub. Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to bid farewell to the 3,200-year-old red granite statue, which weighs 83 tons and was wrapped in plastic and thick padding for the painstakingly slow 35 km (21 mile) journey, which took 10 hours. Only the face was visible. "We are going to miss you. Cairo will never be...
  • Chavez Opponents Question Voter Rolls (Too many Gonzales with same birthday on list)

    03/20/2006 8:30:12 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 370+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/20/06 | Ian James - ap
    CARACAS, Venezuela - Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez are demanding further investigation of what they call gross irregularities in the voter registry, pointing to a western state where 1,921 people by the name of Gonzalez are listed with an identical birthday. The electoral council, which is independent but faces accusations that it is pro-government, insists the lists are sound, and plans to release an external audit Tuesday as it prepares for December presidential elections. The case of the many Gonzalezes in Zulia state was reported by Roberto Ansuini, an opposition-aligned researcher and former member of the National Electoral Council...
  • Dem chief voices concerns about voter rolls

    03/18/2006 6:36:59 PM PST · by BellStar · 14 replies · 673+ views
    The Daily News (Texas Oldest Newspaper) ^ | Published March 18, 2006 | Kelly Hawes
    Galveston County Democratic Party Chairman Lloyd Criss issued a news release this week saying he had asked for a list of voters whose addresses have been called into question. “One of the primary reasons I have requested the list of suspended voters is because I want to know if the preponderance of those suspended reside in Democratic precincts,” he wrote. Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson, whose office is responsible voter registration, said she’d be glad to provide the list to anyone who asked, but she said she was offended by the implication that she might play politics with the voter rolls....
  • 'America Supports You' Rolls Down 5th Avenue

    11/11/2005 2:08:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 357+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Nov 11, 2005 | John D. Banusiewicz
    NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2005 – Active supporters of U.S. servicemembers rolled down historic 5th Avenue here today in the city's Veterans Day parade, riding on a float for the Defense Department's "America Supports You" program. The parade capped off DoD's commemoration of World War II's 60th anniversary and was billed as "The Nation's Parade." America Supports You showcases what Americans are doing around the country to support military members and their families through it's the program's Web site at The America Supports You float featured members of various grassroots-level organizations affiliated with the DoD program. Organizations featured included:...
  • Operation Rolling Thunder rolls into Air Station (HOG BIKERS)

    09/21/2005 5:40:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 1,074+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sep 21, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Michael Angelo
    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. (Sept. 21, 2005) -- The thunder rolled as Marines and Sailors here waved the North Carolina Rolling Thunder through the Station gates Sept. 10, and even though the personnel may not have seen the group, they did hear them. All five chapters of the North Carolina Rolling Thunder, a motorcycle group dedicated to remembering servicemembers who are prisoners of war or missing in action, hosted their yearly picnic at the Station Marina. Personally welcoming the group, Station Commanding Officer Col. Stephen L. Forand spoke to the group during the table ceremony. Forand welcomed...
  • GOP rolls out speaker list for convention (Sen. Zell Miller makes the cut!)

    06/28/2004 2:36:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 104 replies · 889+ views
    <p>Washington, DC, Jun. 28 (UPI) -- The Republican National Committee Monday announced its initial line-up of nine speakers for the presidential convention, scheduled for late August.</p> <p>Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, are scheduled to speak, along with first lady Laura Bush.</p>
  • Bush Rolls Out Big Gun To Keep Heartland Happy

    03/28/2004 4:35:59 PM PST · by blam · 16 replies · 285+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-29-2004 | Alec Russell
    Bush rolls out big gun to keep heartland happy By Alec Russell in Sioux Falls (Filed: 29/03/2004) Outside America, Vice-President Dick Cheney is widely seen as a shadowy front man for corporate interests and an arch, even sinister, hawk. This view was reinforced last week when he led a full-frontal assault on Richard Clarke, President George W Bush's former counter-terrorism adviser, who had challenged the administration's record against al-Qa'eda. Dick Cheney is being used by Bush to batter opponents With controversies brewing over Mr Cheney's old company, Halliburton, which the Pentagon has accused of overcharging for supplies in Iraq, Democrats...
  • U.S. Mint Rolls Out New Nickels

    03/02/2004 7:53:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies · 1,025+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 3/02/04 | JEANNINE AVERSA
    U.S. Mint Rolls Out New Nickels By JEANNINE AVERSA ASSOCIATED PRESS Today: March 02, 2004 at 15:35:41 PST WASHINGTON (AP) - Millions of shiny nickels sporting their first new look in 66 years are being shipped to the Federal Reserve, the supplier of the nation's cash, officials of the U.S Mint said Tuesday The new nickels - which honor the 1803 Louisiana Purchase on the back but retain Thomas Jefferson on the front - should start showing up in cash registers in several weeks, Mint officials said. A total of 180 million new nickels have been sent to the Federal...
  • Rolls Set to Wing B-52 Bomber Contract

    08/19/2003 5:33:01 AM PDT · by hardhead · 19 replies · 403+ views
    Timesonline ^ | August 18, 2003 | Elizabeth Judge
    ROLLS-ROYCE, the aeroengine manufacturer, is on course to win a £3 billion contract to refit the US fleet of B52 bombers. The company confirmed yesterday that it has put forward two plans for updating the engines of the aircraft after being approached by Boeing and the US Air Force. The B52s, which were used extensively in the Iraq war, are central to America’s bomber force but they are still powered by engines designed in the 1950s. The US Air Force has 85 in its active fleet and nine in reserve, each with eight engines. Analysts said the contract could be...
  • Denver Council Bars TV Access Over Rolls - Councilwoman Jeanne Faatz requested action

    08/08/2003 7:07:12 AM PDT · by bedolido · 4 replies · 264+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 08/07/03 | Staff Writer
    DENVER (AP) -- A government-access television station wasn't allowed to tape a City Council discussion of the city's budget crisis Wednesday because a councilwoman said she didn't want the group to be shown eating the cinnamon rolls she brought to the meeting. Council President Elbra Wedgeworth confirmed that Councilwoman Jeanne Faatz requested on Saturday that Channel 8 not broadcast the meeting. "It's not a big deal because the meetings still go on; they're still public," Wedgeworth said. "We rarely do something like this. It was a one-time request." Faatz did not return a phone call seeking comment. Nine members attended...
  • Black XI: "Heck...Let's ROLLLL!!" (aka McAuliffe's MEAT!!)

    10/16/2002 8:50:03 PM PDT · by Mudboy Slim · 564 replies · 2,159+ views
    The Dark Recesses of the MudCave ^ | 16 October 2002 | Mudoy Slim
    "Heck...Let's ROLLLLLL!!" (To be sung to Led Zeppelin's "Rock and Roll") It's been a long time since Right rock an' rolled. It's been a long time since Right won the War!! Ooh, help US get it back, help US get it back, help US get it back, Mmmm-Patriots, let's whup Left's SCUM!! It's been a long time, gotta show some spine, been too long... Lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely time!! Yes it has... It's been a long time since Right whupped Left's SCUM!! Right must reverse the Fears of Left's Blight, that's not love. FReepers, Let's Act!! FReepers Must Act!!...
  • First BMW Rolls Royce breaks down on test drive

    09/08/2002 6:41:20 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 77 replies · 611+ views
    ananova ^ | 9-7-02
    First BMW Rolls Royce breaks down on test drive The first Rolls-Royce to be made by new owners BMW has broken down while on a test drive in Germany. The car was painted battleship grey for the test and had to be towed 100 miles to Munich. The firm said the car's fan belt had snapped. The vehicle sent to tow the stranded Rolls was itself reported to have been BMW's secret X3 four-wheel drive The £200,000 Rolls is capable of 150mph and is due in showrooms in January. The Sun quotes the German newspaper Bild saying: "Now the English...