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  • Vehicle Appears from Woods as Trump Motorcade Drives By

    08/30/2017 9:19:28 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 53 replies
    ozarks first ^ | 8-30-17
    VIDEO AT LINK SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A strange video surfaced on the internet Wednesday showing a suspicious car appear from the woods along Kearney Street as President Donald Trump's motorcade passes by. At about 1:15 into the video a white car appears from a wooded area onto the street as President Trump's motorcade goes by. The man who took the video Clayte Hefner, was outside his work and took the video just trying to catch the motorcade. Hefner said he saw two women inside the car as it rolled out of the woods. The car hit the ditch and was disabled....
  • Vehicle attempts to ram Presidential Motorcade in Springfield, MO

    08/30/2017 7:49:47 PM PDT · by ruination · 100 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/30/2017 | Clayte Hefner
    Vehicle attempts to ram Presidential Motorcade in Springfield, MO
  • How Does It Fare Up: The Illinois State Fair in Bankrupt Illinois

    08/15/2017 11:07:01 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 19 replies
    Chicago Daily Observer ^ | August 11, 2017 | Jim Ridings
    You can see it at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Illinois is falling apart and politicians don’t care. The Coliseum, the most popular fair attraction, is closed. I noticed how dirty it was inside. No maintenance, not even a power washing of the dirty concrete. Water leaks from the roof during storms. Last year, there were puddles in the aisles. A steel beam fell last October and the building was closed. The state had from last October until this August to repair it. It remains closed and could be closed for years until lawmakers decide to come up with the money...
  • A July 4th trip on New Jersey's Revolutionary War trail

    07/02/2017 9:28:34 PM PDT · by Coleus · 6 replies
    star ledger ^ | 07.01.17 | Mark Di Ionno
    Welcome to Independence Day weekend, New Jersey. It's a time to cast aside all the aspersions brought on by the Turnpike's industrial corridor and celebrate our proud Revolutionary War history. Simply put, New Jersey, more than any other state, was the place where the battle was fought, nearly lost, and ultimately won. With a four-day holiday weekend, it's a chance to make a historic scavenger hunt to put New Jersey's legacy in perspective. That is, if the state lawmakers can play nice on the budget impasse and get the parks they're supposed to run reopen. Here are some stops along...
  • Illinois budget crisis could shut down Aurora-area road projects

    06/25/2017 11:25:52 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | June 23, 2017 | Steve Lord, Rafael Guerrero and Gloria Casas (Aurora Beacon-News)
    It's possible Illinois is about to come down with a statewide case of Seasonal Affected Disorder. The season is construction, which an old joke says is one of two in Illinois. The disorder is the continuing one in Springfield, where the ongoing budget crisis is about to shut down road projects during the height of that season. And the affected are everyone from officials who work to put needed projects together, to the drivers who have to negotiate construction zones and torn up streets. In Aurora, workers last week got the barriers and cones out to reduce Farnsworth Avenue, near...
  • One Shot Solution

    02/15/2017 5:26:36 AM PST · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/15/2017 | Phil Massaro
    The Norma Oryx is designed to provide a perfect blend of expansion and penetration, and is available in calibers both popular and rare. Three does jogged across the little valley below me, pausing only to look over their shoulders. It wasn't long – a matter of seconds – before I heard the telltale grunting. He wasn't the biggest buck I'd ever seen, but he had eight points and a big body, and at that stage of the season he was a shooter. Head down, searching side to side, neck swollen, he cruised along giving the does' scent the utmost attention....
  • DC’s Transgender Cop Poster Child Turns Out To Be A Pervert

    12/10/2016 6:44:10 AM PST · by kevcol · 69 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation Forum ^ | December 9, 2016 | Blake Neff
    n a story published Thursday night, NBC4 News profiled Jessica Hawkins as a police officer who “helps build trust in [the] D.C. community” due to his work on an LGBT outreach unit. Hawkins, who previously went by Billy, is biologically male but identifies as a woman, and publicly transitioned two years ago. NBC4’s story is just the latest positive one about Hawkins, who has also been profiled by NPR, Metro Weekly and other outlets. But a new report by local D.C. station Fox 5 shows another, more disturbing side of Hawkins that hasn’t appeared in profiles. According to the report,...
  • LIVE:3 Trump rallies in Ohio 10/27/2016 Springfield @ 1pm Toledo @ 4pm and Geneva @ 7pm ET

    10/27/2016 3:55:23 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 843 replies
    Springfield, OH @ 1pm Champion Expo Center Toledo, OH @ 4pm SeaGate Convention Centre Geneva, OH @ 7pm Spire Institute’s Track & Field Building.
  • You Shouldn’t Be Surprised by Officer’s Response to Viral Photo of Young Boy Flipping Off Cop Car

    07/13/2016 1:26:49 PM PDT · by Uncle Sam 911 · 44 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 7/13/16 | Jon Street
    “My reaction was outrage,” Sergeant John Delaney with the Springfield Police Department said. “Not as a police officer, but as a parent. The general public doesn’t understand. They see the badge. They see the blue uniform.” “They don’t see the person behind it,” Delaney told WFSB-TV. “We laugh. We cry. We bleed. We die.” But Delaney said the vulgar image won’t keep him from doing all he can to protect that same child. “I would go and rescue that little boy if he was drowning. If he was in a car accident, if he was choking on something — and...
  • In Pa., shifting electorate and 'a historic election'

    04/24/2016 12:24:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 68 replies
    Philly.com ^ | Updated: April 24, 2016 — 3:01 AM EDT | Maria Panaritis and Dylan Purcell
    Jim Donnelly is a registered Republican who is disgusted. His lifelong party, he believes, has done little for anyone but the wealthy, the well-connected, and its own leaders. "I'm a strong Republican and this is the worst I've ever seen it," said Donnelly, 73, a retired factory production manager who lives in Lansdale. "In Washington, D.C., and in Harrisburg, the Republicans are only looking out for themselves. I don't see any Republican I like except for Donald Trump - because he says it the way it is." Donnelly has a lot of company in Pennsylvania. For decades, the state has...
  • State Cancels Auto Show

    03/21/2016 7:24:28 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 15 replies
    Alton Daily News ^ | 3/21/16 | Mark Ellebracht
    The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office has cancelled its annual Vehicle Show and Swap Meet due to the state budget impasse. The event, held in downtown Springfield near the capitol building, usually costs around $18,000 to put on, but is being postponed this year to save money. The show usually draws about 300 entries from car enthusiasts around the state and attracts more than 1-thousand people. The show has been around since 1949 and featured cars, trucks, motorcycles, hot rods, tractors and even recreational vehicles. A spokesman for the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office says it’s their hope the show...
  • Bill Cosby's wife files emergency motion to delay deposition

    02/21/2016 1:12:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 2/21/16
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for Bill Cosby's wife have filed an emergency motion to postpone her deposition while she appeals a magistrate judge's order. The motion filed late Saturday says the 71-year-old Camille Cosby's deposition scheduled for Monday should be delayed because she "has had no involvement with the facts or allegations underlying this case." It argues that her public testimony would create "an unnecessary media circus and personal security threat that serves no purpose other than to harass and embarrass her."
  • Large Quantity of Cellphones Bought By “Immigrants” at Rural Missouri Walmart Sets Off Alarms

    12/09/2015 3:45:08 PM PST · by daisy12 · 146 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 9, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Two “foreign speaking” men set off alarms after they entered the local Walmart store in Lebanon, Missouri and purchased 60 cellphones. The purchase was made around 4 AM last Saturday morning. Police were called but released the men saying they didn’t have a legal reason to detain them.
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Speech in Springfield, IL

    11/09/2015 7:29:49 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 35 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-9-15 | Donald Trump
    GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump was in liberal Springfield, IL on Monday, November 9, 2015 and gave a speech to thousands of fired up supporters. youtube.com/watch?v=n4IuuBEiDU0
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump in Springfield, IL Discussion Thread [starting now!]

    11/09/2015 4:08:15 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 139 replies
    Right Side Network ^ | 11-9-15 | Right Side Network
    GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump will be in Springfield, IL on Monday, November 9, 2015. Here are the streams I have found so far: http://rsbn.tv/watch-live-stream-donald-trump-speaks-in-springfield-il/ shift.msnbc.com abcnews.go.com Post more if you find them.
  • CPS continues to fiddle while Springfield burns ( Chicago Public Schools )

    10/12/2015 2:47:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Crain Communication ^ | October 10, 2015 | Greg Hinz
    The indictment of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett closes a chapter in yet another sad tale of greedy, cheating city officials. Her lawyer says she has agreed to plead guilty when she appears in court, and I hope the judge throws the book at her. But ethical misconduct is only a part of BBB's legacy. The ex-CEO—along with the rest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's crack team at the Board of Education—has left us with a whopper of a problem that could hit full force as soon as next month. I'm referring to the nearly $500 million hole in...
  • ISIS releases ‘Kill List’ of US cities

    09/20/2015 7:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 173 replies
    News Near You ^ | September 20, 2015
    The Pentagon has responded to a globally-released ‘Kill List’, asking law enforcement to give extra protection for military personnel whose personal information was released,News Channel 10 reports. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the Pentagon spent the weekend notifying the soldiers who appeared on the list, and urged city police departments and military police to increase patrol in the neighborhoods where the targeted live. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk....
  • Sgt. Sullivan, killed in Chattanooga attack, went to aid fellow Marines when he was fatally shot

    07/18/2015 2:22:31 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 18 replies
    MassLive ^ | 7-17-2015 | Conor Berry
    SPRINGFIELD — He was a hero right to the end, according to those who served with Marine Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, one of four Marines killed in a deadly attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday, in what some officials are calling an ISIS-inspired attack. Sullivan, a Springfield native raised in East Forest Park, was running to save his wounded colleagues when he, too, was shot. He didn't survive. Known as "Gunny" to his fellow Marines, Sullivan "died a hero yesterday," Marine Sgt. Amanda Vincent told Sullivan's family, who gathered Friday at the Hampden home of his parents, Gerry and Betty...
  • Two bodies found in freezer at Springfield home; family members identify couple

    06/25/2015 2:00:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Eugene Register-Guard ^ | 6/25/15 | Chelsea Gorrow
    Detectives on Wednesday evening were still in the process of removing evidence, including a number of cellphones, as they worked to determine how two bodies ended up in a chest-style freezer at a Nicholas Drive home. From the doorway where police entered Tuesday to bring a man outside — identified as 38-year-old Jeremy Daniel Ringquist — a white freezer was apparent as police officers from both Springfield and Eugene went in and out of the garage through a broken doorframe. Detectives also performed a three dimensional scan of the scene, preserving images for future use. As of 5 p.m., the...
  • Missouri city repeals protection for gays against bias (Springfield)

    04/07/2015 8:44:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 7, 2015 10:52 PM EDT
    Voters in Missouri’s third largest city of Springfield voted Tuesday to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Unofficial final results showed that repeal of the ordinance passed with 51.4 percent of the vote. […] Opponents of the nondiscrimination ordinance have said it violates their freedoms by preventing them from operating a business according to their religious beliefs. Others have said that sexual predators would be allowed to use women's restrooms and have questioned whether discrimination against gay and lesbian residents actually occurs. …