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PSA – Tornado Relief

PSA – Tornado Relief

on April 30, 2014, 6:30 AM / in Announcements

McCutchen & Sexton The Law Firm, located at 1622 North B Street in Fort Smith is currently taking donations for tornado relief for Central Arkansas.  Concerned citizens are encouraged to drop off items such as new blankets, pillows, towels, toiletries, bottled water, non-perishable foods, tarps, work gloves, flashlights, batteries, first aid kits, duct tape, trash bags, diapers, wipes, baby food […]

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IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals | May 2-3

IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals | May 2-3

on April 30, 2014, 6:23 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals return to Palm Beach International Raceway this weekend  JUPITER, Fla.  – The International Hot Rod Association’s (IHRA) Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series returns to Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida, on May 2 – 3, 2014 for the IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals. This year’s Palm Beach Nationals marks the return of […]

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Modern Day Version of Cannonball Run is Headed to MIR

Modern Day Version of Cannonball Run is Headed to MIR

on April 30, 2014, 6:17 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports

Modern Day Version of Cannonball Run is headed to Memphis International Raceway MILLINGTON, Tenn.mile road course and down the historic drag strip throughout the day. This year marks the 31st running of Brock Yates’ extreme challenge for driving enthusiasts. The event begins at Tire Rack headquarters in South Bend, Ind. on Friday, May 2. Competition starts the following morning at […]

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NBA Bans Clippers Owner for Life

on April 29, 2014, 9:31 PM / in Basketball, Sports

Video: NBA bans Clippers owner for life, slaps $2.5m fine In another asinine move, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver delivered the swiftest, strongest unenforceable penalty he could, then called on NBA owners to force Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team for making racist comments that hurt the league. The owners openly stood behind the Commissioner and if […]

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Extend Tax Fever

Extend Tax Fever

on April 29, 2014, 9:29 AM / in National News, News

All of a sudden, Congress has tax extenders fever. The House Ways and Means Committee is set to consider a half-dozen tax incentives that expired at the end of 2013, all part of Chairman Dave Camp’s (D-Mich.) efforts to either extend preferences for the foreseeable future or toss them on the scrap heap. The six provisions Ways and Means will […]

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Toast, well almost

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Toast, well almost

on April 29, 2014, 9:27 AM / in National News, News

The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday is set to tackle the last remaining major policy revamp left over from the financial crisis more than five years ago — housing finance reform. The panel will aim to amend and vote on a housing overhaul bill offered by the panel’s chairman, Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.), and its top Republican, Sen. Mike Crapo […]

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Energy Future Holdings files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Energy Future Holdings files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

on April 29, 2014, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

I have ben watching the numerous reports on several things here in Texas – keeping in mind that Rick Pe Perry is out *campaigning* across America (he still wants to be President) – calling for major employers to move their businesses to Texas. What no one hears out of Rick Perry in these invitations is the lack of WATER that […]

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Common Core from the Pulpit. This Preacher Takes a Jab.

Common Core from the Pulpit. This Preacher Takes a Jab.

on April 29, 2014, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

The word is out to the general public on one aspect of common core: fuzzy math.  From a reader in Missouri and her experience in church today about Matthew 18:21-22 (I tried my hand on this new math and found it tiresome and pointless): Funny happenings in our church sermon this morning! The preacher was speaking on forgiveness and the […]

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Common Core’s power grab

Common Core’s power grab

on April 29, 2014, 8:24 AM / in National News, News

AS I SEE IT By David McGeney ‘Just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.” Those words, uttered by George Castanza on “Seinfeld,” are perhaps the most generous explanation I can imagine for the numerous and utterly false assertions made by Mitchell Chester in “Building a better assessment,” (“As I See It, Telegram & Gazette, April 2), in […]

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MH370 Search: Exploration firm claims wreckage found

MH370 Search: Exploration firm claims wreckage found

on April 29, 2014, 8:00 AM / in National News, News

In a report from the Star Online: An exploration company, GeoResonance has claimed it found the wreckage of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight, MH370, six weeks after it left Kuala Lumpur International Airport for Beijing on March 8. The Adelaide-based GeoResonance said yesterday the possible wreckage was found in the Bay of Bengal, 5,000km away from the current search location […]

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Harry Reid plans minimum wage vote this week

Harry Reid plans minimum wage vote this week

on April 29, 2014, 7:49 AM / in National News, News

We just can’t wait…. so I am giving everyone connected to this paper a raise…. Wait, What? What do you mean you don’t make anything as it is? What do you mean, none of you are employees? Don’t we treat you well here? We are being sarcastic? Yes and No…. we long ago decided on, don’t laugh, income equality! So […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 29th 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 29th 2014

on April 29, 2014, 7:07 AM / in National News, News

Putin allies hit with sanctions over Russia’s support of Ukrainian separatists The U.S. cranked up pressure on Russia for what the White House called its “continued illegal intervention in Ukraine” by imposing sanctions on seven individuals and 17 companies connected to President Vladimir Putin’s “inner circle.” Among the individuals affected were oil magnate Igor Sechin and tech executive Sergei Chemezov. […]

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They Lied to Us

They Lied to Us

on April 29, 2014, 7:01 AM / in Opinion

This Daniel Horowitz article provides an opinion that we believe holds true in American politics…. they lie to get what they want and it has little to do with constitutional law or representing the people of the United States. Of course this is not in all cases, but as a conglomerate, this is true. We the voters just vote. We don’t […]

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The Establishment Republican-Leftist Alliance

The Establishment Republican-Leftist Alliance

on April 29, 2014, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

by Arnold Ahlert During the first weekend in April, Republican leaders in the House and Senate held a retreat with the Republican Main Street Partnership on Florida’s Amelia Island. No ordinary conservative political powwow, the meeting brought together establishment Republicans and leftist-supported advocacy groups, whose shared interests include neutralizing the conservative grassroots movement and passing legislative items on the Left’s […]

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Is America Still a Serious Country?

Is America Still a Serious Country?

on April 29, 2014, 6:20 AM / in Opinion

Well, it looks like Donald Sterling will not be getting that NAACP lifetime achievement award he was set to receive at the civil rights organization’s 100th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles in May. Allegedly, Sterling’s 30-something girlfriend, a model who goes by the name of V. Stiviano, whom Sterling’s wife of 50 years is suing, taped these remarks of the […]

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Secularists Are Denying Schooling to Christians

Secularists Are Denying Schooling to Christians

on April 29, 2014, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Selwyn Duke Imagine you apply for a college program, only to be denied entry because you believe in God. And the kicker is how school administrators knew about your faith. They asked. This is precisely what happened to Brandon Jenkins when he applied for the Radiation Therapy Program at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in Maryland. […]

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The FCC in Hot Water

The FCC in Hot Water

on April 29, 2014, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in a disagreement from consumer advocates, proposed Internet traffic rules they say will create “fast lanes” for some Web content, will testify at a House of Representatives hearing on May 20. Wheeler will appear as sole witness at the hearing called by the House of Representatives’ subcommittee on communications and technology, the panel said on […]

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Reid at Work

Reid at Work

on April 29, 2014, 5:46 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Washington Capital Police look at treats against Reid

Washington Capital Police look at treats against Reid

on April 29, 2014, 5:44 AM / in National News, News

According to news sources the Washington Capital Police are looking into alleged treats made against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The alleged treats may stem from the latest Cliven Bundy incident, a Nevada rancher who has thwarted U.S. government efforts to seize his family’s cattle. Reid in statements collected by the press called this local opposition to Bureau of Land Management […]

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Rep. Michael Grimm to leave House financial services panel

Rep. Michael Grimm to leave House financial services panel

on April 29, 2014, 5:21 AM / in National News, News

New York Representative Michael Grimm, who was indicted Monday on fraud charges, said he was stepping down from the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, the New York congressman said he was asking to be removed from the committee “in light of recent events.” He added that “upon a successful resolution of […]

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