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  • Pennsylvania disappointing again?

    07/28/2016 2:11:37 PM PDT · by ctpsb · 32 replies, Business Insider ^ | 07/28/2016 | ALLAN SMITH
    The Suffolk University poll showed Clinton with a 9-point lead over Trump in the Keystone State as the Democratic National Convention takes place in Philadelphia. When Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein are included, Clinton's lead remains 9 points.
  • Seabed Scanning for East Anglian windfarm reveals Uncharted WWI German Submarine

    01/25/2016 1:05:03 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 57 replies
    ScottishPower Renewables ^ | January 21, 2016 | unattributed
    Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of windfarm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, windfarm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren't expecting -- an 'uncharted' wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing in action since 1915... SPR and Vattenfall used advanced sonar technology to scan over 6,000km2 of the seabed in the Southern North Sea over two years, which is nearly 4 times the size of Greater London (1,583km2). This work is critical to understand seabed conditions, and allow the companies to design the layout of their...
  • Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting, family looking for answers (Another BB Gun)

    12/30/2015 6:01:09 AM PST · by csvset · 30 replies
    WAVY ^ | December 30, 2015 | Erin Kelly and Jason Marks
    SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Suffolk police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday night and resulted in the death of a man. Police said they responded to calls at around 5:15 p.m. regarding reports that the suspect was chasing three juveniles down Causey Avenue, while threatening to kill them. Two veteran officers responded to the scene Monday night. Police say that the man was ordered to the ground. And according to police, one of the officers fired a shot and struck the man based on the "actions of the suspect and concern for safety." The man was taken to...
  • 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....
  • Prosecutor: 3 teenage MS-13 gang members (from El Salvador) charged with rape

    06/05/2015 9:02:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 05, 2015 | Frank Eltman
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Three teenage reputed members of the MS-13 street gang were ordered held without bail Friday on charges they forced a 16-year-old into a wooded area of a Long Island golf course, where two of them took turns raping her while the third stood as a lookout. "This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference following the suspects' arraignments. "This poor young woman is so lucky that, quite frankly, that she is alive. These are vicious...
  • Market butcher forced to stop displaying meat and game in windows because 'townies' object (UK)

    JBS Family Butchers spent hours each week perfecting window displays But it has been hit with anonymous hate mail and people hurling abuse Unplucked birds and pig or deer heads were hung up in the shopfront Assistant manager of butcher's in Suffolk says staff have been stunned For more than 100 years, butchers in the market town of Sudbury have proudly displayed their meats in their shop windows. But now one has been forced to stop hanging game such as pheasants, partridges and rabbits in his shopfront after a vicious campaign, blamed on ‘townies’ who have recently moved in. Staff...
  • Golden Land For Finding Roman Treasure

    10/21/2005 3:37:25 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 736+ views
    IC Wales/Western Mail ^ | 10-21-2005 | Aled Blake
    Golden land for finding Roman treasure Oct 21 2005 Aled Blake, Western Mail MORE Roman gold is found in Britain than anywhere else - and now a Welsh academic has come up with an intriguing theory explaining why. Thousands of gold and silver artifacts from the Roman period, especially when the conquerors finally left these islands in the 4th and 5th centuries. Dr Peter Guest, of Cardiff University's School of History and Archaeology, is the leading expert on the biggest ever Roman gold treasure discovered in Britain. In 1992, 15,000 gold and silver coins were found at Hoxne in Suffolk...
  • Boy who held pencil like gun suspended

    05/07/2013 3:17:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    Fox 43 ^ | 5/7/2013 | Anne McNamara
    A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises. Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall says he was playing with another student in class Friday, when the teacher at Driver Elementary asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other. "When I asked him about it, he said, 'Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,'" said Paul Marshall, the boy's father. "It's as simple as that." Christopher's father was a Marine for many years. He thinks school leaders overreacted. "A pencil is a weapon when it...
  • 2 Va. Boys Suspended For Using Pencils As Guns

    05/07/2013 5:56:50 PM PDT · by grundle · 42 replies
    CBS/Washington D.C. ^ | May 7, 2013
    SUFFOLK, Va. — Two Suffolk second graders have been suspended for making shooting noises while pointing pencils at each other. Media outlets report the 7-year-old boys were suspended for two days for a violation of the Suffolk school system’s zero-tolerance policy on weapons. They were playing with one another in class Friday at Driver Elementary. “When I asked him about it, he said, ‘Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,’” said Paul Marshall, one of the boys’ fathers. “It’s as simple as that.”
  • Nuts… Second Grader Suspended for Holding a Pencil Like a Gun (Video)

    05/07/2013 9:36:38 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 41 replies ^ | 5-7-2013 | Jim Hoft
    The liberal insanity continues… Little seven-year-old Christopher Marshall was suspended from school for holding a pencil like a gun. He was pretending to be a Marine. That’s not allowed at his school. [video] The boy has good grades and has never caused any problems in classes before. FOX 43 reported, via Legal Insurrection: A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises. Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall says he was playing with another student in class Friday, when the teacher at Driver Elementary asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other. “When...
  • Suffolk Poll: Obama, Romney Tied In Ohio

    10/22/2012 11:54:50 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 4 replies
    TPM LIVEWIRE ^ | 10-22-2012 | Tom Kludt
    President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are deadlocked in the historical bellwether of Ohio, according to a poll from Suffolk University released Monday. The poll shows Obama and Romney each earning the support of 47 percent of likely Buckeye State voters. Both Obama and Romney are also viewed favorably by 50 percent of Ohio voters.
  • Suffolk pollster: We’re not polling Florida, Virginia, or North Carolina anymore, because ...

    10/09/2012 7:39:49 PM PDT · by Justaham · 44 replies ^ | 10/9/12 | Allahpundit
    Original title: Suffolk pollster: We’re not polling Florida, Virginia, or North Carolina anymore, because Romney’s going to win them ------------------------ Via Gateway Pundit, I’ll give you the RCP averages tonight and leave you to judge. They’ve got Romney by three points in NC (although the latest poll has him up nine), Romney by less than a point in FL, and Obama by less than half a point in VA. See Guy Benson for more good news in various state polls. Ohio and Pennsylvania are getting tighter.
  • Prehistoric gold coins found in Suffolk[UK]

    01/18/2009 2:24:46 PM PST · by BGHater · 21 replies · 1,028+ views
    EDP 24 ^ | 17 Jan 2009 | EDP 24
    The largest hoard of prehistoric gold coins in Britain in modern times has been discovered by a metal detectorist in Suffolk, it emerged today. The collection of 824 gold staters was found in a broken pottery jar buried in a field near Wickham Market. Jude Plouviez, of the Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, said the coins dated from 40BC to AD15 and were thought to have been minted by predecessors of Boudicca - the Iceni Queen who spearheaded a revolt against occupying Roman forces. Their value when in circulation had been estimated at a modern equivalent of between £500,000 and...
  • Massachusetts anti-military law professor attended University of Moscow

    11/15/2011 1:49:36 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 8 replies
    Massachusetts anti-military law professor attended University of Moscow 53 mins ago Michael Avery, a Suffolk University Law School professor who made headlines for an email to colleagues calling care packages for United States soldiers abroad “shameful,” attended the University of Moscow from 1968 through 1969, The Daily Caller has learned. Avery’s studies in the U.S.S.R. coincided with the height of the Cold War and the Soviet Union’s invasion of Czechoslovakia, punishing a period of liberalization known as “The Prague Spring.” That 1968 invasion marked the launch of the “Brezhnev Doctrine,” which declared: “When forces that are hostile to socialism try...
  • Professor Angry Over Packages for Troops, Calls them “Shameful”

    11/14/2011 11:17:41 AM PST · by Nachum · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/14/11 | Todd Starnes
    A Suffolk University law professor has issued a blistering e-mail calling plans to collect care packages for U.S. troops “shameful.” Professor Michael Avery also questioned the intent of an American flag hanging in the law school’s atrium (snip)“I think it is shameful that it is perceived as legitimate to solicit in an academic institution for support for men and women who have gone overseas to kill other human beings,” Avery wrote in an e-mail to his colleagues. “The United States may well be the most war prone country in the history of civilization.”
  • News Cameraman Arrested For Filming Police Chase

    08/01/2011 7:43:00 AM PDT · by WaterBoard · 60 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Aug 1, 2011
    The cameraman, Phil Datz, was standing on the sidewalk of Sycamore Avenue in Bohemia, video taping the end of a police chase, when a Fifth Precinct police officer told him to “just go away.” Mr. Datz called Suffolk County Police Public Information Officer to get permission which was granted, Mr Datz was still arrested while filming from one block away on a public street while cars used the same road without restriction. Suffolk County police confirmed that Datz was arrested and said he was charged with obstruction of governmental administration. He was taken to the Fifth Precinct stationhouse in Patchogue...
  • Duelling fighter jet dogfight ends in near miss

    01/22/2011 8:13:53 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 35 replies ^ | Fri Jan 21 2011 | Ben Truslove
    Duelling fighter jet dogfight ends in near miss By Ben Truslove Published on Fri Jan 21 10:51:11 GMT 2011 STARTLED onlookers were left fearing the worst as two jet fighter aircraft appeared to come close to colliding during a mock battle exercise in the skies above Deeping St James. Villagers held their breath as the pair of multi-million pound American F-15 jets circled the skies above their homes at high speed for about 10 minutes. Witnesses say the spectacle ended when the pilots appeared to narrowly avoid a crash before then heading off back to the American air base at...
  • Suffolk shooting not necessarily OK under Va. law (Retired cop shoots thief)

    01/20/2011 7:38:36 PM PST · by csvset · 13 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | January 20, 2011 | Veronica Gonzalez
    SUFFOLK Charles Duck opened the door of his White Marsh Road home on Wednesday, supporting himself with crutches. A week ago today, he'd just come home from the hospital. Shortly before 3 a.m., police said, Duck saw a man trying to load a dog box from Duck's lawn into a pickup. Duck got his gun, went to the window, and yelled at the man to move to the front of his vehicle. Instead, he jumped into the passenger side of his pickup, and Duck, a retired Suffolk police officer, started shooting, police said. "I just got out of surgery the...
  • Shock Suffolk University Poll: Brown Surges Past Coakley in Race for 'Ted Kennedy' Seat

    01/15/2010 6:14:28 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies · 1,359+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 15, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    You've just won a tough Democrat primary fight. You are now in the general election campaign for the "Ted Kennedy" senate seat in "Massachusettes." So what do you do? Why, go to Disney World!Okay, so maybe Democrat candidate Martha Coakley didn't go to Disney World but she did take a 6 day vacation in the middle of her campaign for the U.S. Senate on December 23. Why would a candidate do something so foolish? Perhaps because she actually believed the reports in the mainstream media that she was already in possession of the "Ted Kennedy" seat and that the general...
  • Registration snag in Suffolk

    11/03/2009 9:49:48 AM PST · by DYngbld · 19 replies · 1,409+ views
    WAVY News ^ | 03 Nov 2009 | AP
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - It's Election Day and polling places across Hampton Roads and all over Virginia are busy with the hustle and bustle of people checking in to vote. This morning, some voters in Suffolk hit a registration snag when they appeared in the electronic poll log as absentee voters. Voting officials said a few voters had to visit the registrar's office to confirm they were not registered as absentee voters. Voting officials then started cross-checking the electronic log against the paper poll log, which had correct voter information according to voting officials. It seems if voters registered to...