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NSSF: Gun Control Group Tracking NICS Checks, Badly

By Larry Keane A graph of the NICS statistics data being misrepresented in the recent study. IMG U.S.A. -( As the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, NSSF tracks industry-related data closely. Whether it is the tens of millions of dollars our manufacturers pay in excise tax for conservation projects, the ever-growing popularity of the modern sporting rifle (now exceeding 17 million sold just since 1990), or the broadening market for firearms amo...
Tags: Guns, Alabama, Michigan, Michael Bloomberg, NICS, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Larry Keane, IMG NSSF, Gun Control Group Tracking NICS Checks Badly, Gun Control Group Tracking NICS

California tops 10,000 COVID deaths, 3rd highest

SACRAMENTO — California has surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus, making it the U.S. state with the third-highest deaths since the start of the pandemic. The figure was reported Friday by Johns Hopkins University, with 10,024 dead since the outbreak began in California in February. New York has the highest number of deaths at more than 32,000, followed by New Jersey with nearly 16,000. California is the nation’s most populous state with 40 million people. The first known COVID-related de...
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Why so many fouls in the NBA bubble? Theories abound

Whistle while you work: If the NBA restart has a theme song so far, it would be the high-pitched sound of foul calls. For the season, teams have combined for a shade more than 41 fouls per game, according to Yet, through 19 restart games, teams were getting called for 52 fouls per game, according to the Athletic. For their part, the Clippers were called for 30 fouls in their bubble opener against the Lakers and 28 in their next game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Tha...
Tags: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Alabama, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Rivers, Houston Rockets, Carlisle, Lakers, Devin Booker, Rick Carlisle, Mavericks, Clippers, Golden State

Ugly summer stories of southern justice in the form of extreme over-sentencing

The dog days of summer seems especially doggy this year, and here are a couple of notably ugly summer sentencing stories are part of this reality: From CNN, "Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years ago."  An excerpt: A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week. Fair Wayne Bryant, 62...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Iraq, Alabama, Arizona, Fox News, Louisiana, TBI, Black, Bryant, Louisiana Supreme Court, Worsley, Second Circuit Court, Douglas A Berman, Bernette Johnson, CNN Louisiana Supreme Court

The Geek In Review Ep. 81 – #Barpocalypse – Cat Moon, Brian L. Frye, Stefanie Mundhenk

  We’ve been off for a month and we come out swinging for this #Barpacolypse #Diplomaprivilege episode. Each July, thousands of law students and attorneys are required to sit for and pass the bar exam in their states if they wish to practice. The fairness, bias, and necessity of the test has been called into question in the past (Note: the exam is a relatively recent method to determine attorney competency to practice), but COVID 19 may finally force states to do away with the bar examination. ...
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Trump’s Last Gasp Could Be a Supreme Court Justice in January

Close your eyes and picture Jan. 3, 2021: The Capitol is teeming with 35 newly sworn-in Senators, four of whom have given the Democrats a 51-50 majority with the vice president-elect’s tie-breaking vote; Republican Senate rule has ended and, with their enlarged House majority, Democrats now control both branches of government for the first time in twelve years.President-elect Biden and his team are busy crafting an ambitious legislative program, dealing with transition tasks of agency appointmen...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Alabama, America, Democrats, House, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Trump, Mike Pence

The Silver Lining Of America’s Most Extreme Abortion Ban

After lawmakers tried to ban abortion in Alabama, the Yellowhammer Fund was flooded with donations.
Tags: News, Alabama, America, Yellowhammer Fund

In a positive sign, number of equity-rich properties continues to rise

During the second quarter of 2020, equity-rich properties outnumber seriously underwater properties 4 to 1, according to a report by Attom Data Solutions.
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Arkansas Traveler

Committee on Professional Conduct Panel A of the Arkansas Supreme Court imposed reciprocal discipline based on a sanction imposed in Missouri. Missouri had imposed discipline as a result of a guilty plea to criminal charges in Alabama that were later... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Alabama, Arkansas, Arkansas Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Missouri Missouri, Committee on Professional Conduct Panel

Alabama Principal Reimagines ‘U Can’t Touch This’ As Plea For COVID-19 Safety

In a coronavirus-themed tribute to MC Hammer, Quentin J. Lee urges students to "Stop! Sanitize!"
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'They're dying … it is what it is': key takeaways from Trump's shocking interview

President floundered in conversation with Axios, claiming Covid-19 was ‘under control’ and attacking mail-in votingDonald Trump stumbled through his second damaging interview in as many weeks, floundering in a conversation with the news website Axios over key issues he is tasked with responding to as president.It’s been just over two weeks since the president made a series of shocking statements in a one-on-one interview with Fox News, but he packed another host of extraordinary claims into a 37...
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Popular queer Native American Twitter account turns out to be unpopular straight white woman

@sciencing_bi was a well-read Science Twitter account, a queer Native American professor with a unique perspective on science and university life. They reportedly caught coronavirus and and died of Covid, drawing tributes from online admirers, some of them prominent academics. But it was only the final straw in a haybale of suspicion for people who knew BethAnn McLaughlin, a white woman that @sciencing_bi often spoke of. It turns out, with grim predictability, that it was her all along, catfishi...
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Alabama principal does a great parody of Can't Touch This to promote Covid safety

"Hammer Time" becomes "Sanitize"  when Dr. Quentin J. Lee an Alabama principal, "sings a rap song about Covid to MC Hammer's classic hit of 'Can't Touch This.'"
Tags: Video, News, Alabama, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Quentin J Lee

An Alabama high school principal turned 'U Can't Touch This' into Covid-19 safety video

In a video for his students that went viral, an Alabama educator channeled his background in music to help his school prepare for reopening in the era of Covid-19.
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Principal parodies 'U Can't Touch This' to teach CDC rules

A high school principal in Alabama parodied MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This" to encourage students to be safe when they return to school in the fall.
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Cannabis, Lies and Foreign Cash: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey Through the Underground Mask Trade

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In late April, as an escalating pandemic shut down most of the country and the federal government shelled out billions of dollars to untested contractors for protective masks, Juanita Ramos got a call from a friend in the marijuana business. Her friend and some other ganjapreneurs were buzzing over a potenti...
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Nobody Accurately Tracks Health Care Workers Lost to COVID-19. So She Stays Up At Night Cataloging the Dead.

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When police discovered the woman, she’d been dead at home for at least 12 hours, alone except for her 4-year-old daughter. The early reports said only that she was 42, a mammogram technician at a hospital southwest of Atlanta and almost certainly a victim of COVID-19. Had her identity been withheld to protec...
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'Stop! Sanitize!': Alabama principal parodies MC Hammer ahead of students' return to school amid coronavirus

Childersburg High School Principal Quentin Lee created a musical parody of MC Hammer's classic "U Can't Touch This," making it about COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Olympian Terin Humphrey: USA Gymnastics ‘discarded me like I was trash’

In the nearly two decades after she helped the U.S. win its first World Championships team title, Terin Humphrey established herself as one of the most influential figures in American gymnastics. Serving on USA Gymnastics’ three-member selection committee for the Olympic and World Championships team, Humphrey played a key role in shaping what emerged as the greatest dynasty in international gymnastics, perhaps in any Olympic sport, this century. “The Second Most Powerful Woman In Gymnastics,” Gy...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Texas, News, Sports, Alabama, California News, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Missouri, Olympics, Ncaa, Orange County, Council, Saban

Harvey Updyke, who poisoned landmark oak trees at Auburn University, dies at 71

Harvey Updyke, the Alabama man who pleaded guilty in 2013 to poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees, has died.
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Harvey Updyke, who poisoned landmark oak trees at Auburn University, dies at 71

Harvey Updyke, the Alabama man who pleaded guilty in 2013 to poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees, has died.
Tags: Alabama, Cnn, Auburn University, Harvey Updyke

Tua Set to Receive Degree from Alabama

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is among the student-athletes scheduled to receive their degree during summer commencement ceremonies, as his popularity with Dolphins fans continues to soa
Tags: News, Alabama, Dolphins, Miami Dolphins, Tua, Tua Tagovailoa

SPC MD 1368

MD 1368 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 407... FOR EASTERN MISSISSIPPI...NORTH-CENTRAL ALABAMA Mesoscale Discussion 1368 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0523 PM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020 Areas affected...Eastern Mississippi...North-central Alabama Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 407... Valid 312223Z - 010030Z The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 407 continues. SUMMARY...A wind damage threat may develop across parts of north-central Mississippi over t...
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Rebuilding Paradise Review: Finding Hope in Tragedy

Score: 8.5/10 Directed by Ron Howard PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).addSize([750, 0], []).addSize([980, 0], []).build(); PB.gptStandAlone['pb_prebidjs_300x250_a_1596231041'] = googlet...
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Rams lineman Brewer opts out, rookies Lewis, Hoecht put on COVID-19 reserve list

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Rams’ roster. Offensive lineman Chandler Brewer has opted out of the upcoming season because a 2019 cancer battle leaves him at risk, and rookie linebacker Terrell Lewis and defensive lineman Michael Hoecht have been placed on the NFL’s “Reserve/COVID-19” list, the Rams announced Friday afternoon. Until Friday, the Rams had been one of the few NFL teams that had yet to have a player opt out or place a player on the special reserve list. Rams players have been...
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, NFL, Sport, Soccer, SoFi, Lewis, Brown, Middle Tennessee, Brewer, Los Angeles Rams, Rams, Chandler, Hodgkin, Andrew Whitworth

Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa will graduate from Alabama this weekend

Tua Tagovailoa, the Dolphins' top rookie draft pick, will earn his Bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama during a virtual commencement on Sunday.
Tags: News, Alabama, Dolphins, University Of Alabama, Tua Tagovailoa

Volunteer Jam to salute Charlie Daniels in 2021; Alabama, Ricky Skaggs, CeCe Winans join lineup

Acts announced for the concert earlier this year include the Marshall Tucker Band, Chris Janson, Charley Pride and Gretchen Wilson.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: Religion, Alabama, Charlie Daniels, Jam, Nashville Tennessean, Gretchen Wilson, Ricky Skaggs CeCe Winans, Marshall Tucker Band Chris Janson Charley Pride

Immigration, wildfires, drug cartels: 3 powerhouse new documentaries you need to see

In Netflix’s new documentary series “Immigration Nation,” the filmmakers won unprecedented access to the inner workings of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, showing how ICE agents do their jobs as well as the toll of their work on immigrant and refugee families. The Ron Howard-directed “Rebuilding Paradise” from National Geographic Documentary Films tracks the devastating impact of the Camp Fire on Paradise, California as its residents struggle to recover over the year that followed that...
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There Are No Balls and Strikes in Constitutional Hardball

For the Symposium on Mark Tushnet, Taking Back the Constitution: Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law (Yale University Press 2020). D. A. Jeremy Telman Critical theory encourages skepticism with respect to master narratives.   Mark Tushnet has contributed as much as anybody to the introduction of critical theory into legal scholarship, and yet for the first two-thirds of his new book he provides a master narrative of the jurisprudence of the Roberts Court from the perspective o...
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An 'unbreakable' man: Former presidents hail civil rights icon John Lewis at funeral in Atlanta

The funeral and burial mark the end of a series of events that have honored John Lewis in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Alabama.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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