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Detroit Area Firearm Group Aims To Train 1,500 How To Shoot, August 2020

AmmoLand Editors Note: Rick and his crew produce these events every year and have a great record of success. They cover all the expenses out of pocket or with small donations. Any industry partners that feel they could step up and help out this is a worthy training event that is reaching a lot of brand new shooters. I know Legally Armed In Detroit would greatly appreciate the support. Detroit Area Firearm Group Aims To Train 1,500 How To Shoot Detroit, MI – -( Legally Armed In ...
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"The coronavirus crisis means that states like Pennsylvania may be counting mail-in ballots for weeks, while President Trump tweets false allegations about fraud...."

"I spoke last week to executives, TV hosts and election analysts across leading American newsrooms, and I was struck by the blithe confidence among some top managers and hosts, who generally said they’ve handled complicated elections before and can do so again. And I was alarmed by the near panic among some of the people paying the closest attention — the analysts and producers trying, and often failing, to get answers from state election officials about how and when they will count the ballots ...
Tags: Law, Journalism, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ben Smith, Trump, Ann Althouse, 2020 Elections, Seen And Unseen, Brandon Finnigan

Analysis: Biden is eating into Trump's Rust Belt base

Poll of the week: A new Franklin & Marshall College poll from Pennsylvania finds former Vice President Joe Biden at 50% to President Donald Trump's 41%.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Stories, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Franklin Marshall College

Biden is eating into Trump's Rust Belt base

Poll of the week: A new Franklin & Marshall College poll from Pennsylvania finds former Vice President Joe Biden at 50% to President Donald Trump's 41%.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Franklin Marshall College

SPC MD 1376

MD 1376 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY FOR EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...SOUTHERN NEW YORK Mesoscale Discussion 1376 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0553 AM CDT Sun Aug 02 2020 Areas affected...eastern Pennsylvania...northern New Jersey...southern New York Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 021053Z - 021330Z Probability of Watch Issuance...20 percent SUMMARY...Locally severe wind gusts are possible over northeast Pennsylvania i...
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Remembering land value tax advocate Mason Gaffney

Screenshot from an interview in 2011 of Georgist economist and professor Mason Gaffney (Posted on Vimeo by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation) Not to be morbid, but I like reading obituaries. They reflect not only on peoples' lives, but also provide a look at the worlds and times in which they lived. Well-written obits essentially are mini history lessons. I came across one such commemoration last week that introduced to me the late Mason Gaffney, as well as Henry George and the economic ...
Tags: Taxes, Australia, Taiwan, Pennsylvania, New York Times, George, Donald J Trump, Johnston, Gaffney, Henry George, David Cay Johnston, Georgist, Mason Gaffney, Mason Gaffney Posted on Vimeo, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, Courtesy Library of Congress Washington D C You

Online school: Teachers want to improve but training varies

After a rocky transition to distance learning last spring, Georgia teacher Aimee Rodriguez Webb is determined to do better this fall. She bought a dry-erase board and a special camera to display worksheets, and she set up her dining room to broadcast school lessons. Related: Desperate parents pay whatever they can to escape online schools “I’m getting myself geared up for what I feel will prepare me and allow me to teach remotely with more fidelity now that I know what I want it to look like,” R...
Tags: Google, New York, Texas, Technology, News, Education, Washington, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Lausd, Portland Oregon, Pasadena, James Cameron

Meet Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, 2 'badass' astronauts, engineers, and dads who are flying SpaceX's Crew Dragon back to Earth this weekend

SpaceX made history in May when it launched two people to space in SpaceX's Crew Dragon, the company's first crew since Elon Musk founded the rocket company 18 years ago. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have spent two months on the International Space Station and are scheduled to come home on Sunday, August 2. Both men are military test pilots, engineers, and members of the same NASA astronaut class. They flew on two space-shuttle missions. They each also married a fellow astronaut...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, New York, Russia, America, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Pennsylvania, Missouri, International Space Station, Marine Corps, Bob, Iss, Jack

Delayed election results? Maybe, but not because of fraud

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and WILL WEISSERT | Associated Press WASHINGTON — A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night. But that doesn’t mean the results will be flawed or fraudulent, despite President Donald Trump’s continued insistence Friday. Trump, seeking to undermine the results of an election he could lose, is stepping up demands that the winner of the Nov. 3 contest be known that night. He is also ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Michigan, Associated Press, Biden

Two police officers help rescue horse trapped in a barn fire in Pennsylvania

Body cam footage shows two east Pennsylvania police officers heroically rescue a scared horse from a burning barn.         [Author: Storyful]
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, Storyful

Saklatvala Mausoleum in New York

An email from my friend Kersi Shroff tipped me off on what turned out to be a great treasure hunt in search of the Saklatvala Mausoleum in the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx in New York City. Kersi writes… The Woodlawn Cemetery has cuneiform inscription on the tomb of the then well-known Phirozshah Saklatvalla, whose mother was the sister of Jamshedi Nusserwanji Tata. Phirozshah became a U.S. Citizen in 1904, making him one of the earliest non-whites to be granted citizenship. Prof. John ...
Tags: History

Are theme park visitors ready to return this summer?

Relief has turned to grief for theme park operators who anxiously awaited reopening this summer only to find themselves reducing hours, cutting back on weekly operating days and dropping reservation requirements even as they contend with state-mandated attendance caps. Lower than expected attendance has forced regional theme parks across the United States to reassess their operating plans after reopening following extended coronavirus closures. Which begs the obvious question: Are visitors ready...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Maryland, California, Virginia, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, Seaworld, Orion, Ohio, Michigan

Poll puts Biden over Trump in 6 swing states

Former Vice President Joe Biden is still looking good in key swing states across the country.In May, a poll from a British consulting firm Redfield & Wilton Strategies put Biden ahead of President Trump in six states Trump won in 2016: Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Redfield & Wilton Strategies' July poll shows Biden still has a lead in all of those states, and even widened it in three of them.While Biden had 4 percent lead over Trump in Arizona, a 2...
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CEOs from Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook had to defend their companies against what lawmakers called 'a pattern of' monopolistic behavior. Here's how each was grilled during Wednesday's landmark hearing. (AMZN, GOOGL, AAPL, FB)

Wednesday's tech antitrust hearing was a grueling six-hour event in which House committee members grilled Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, and Sundar Pichai about their companies' market power.  Cook, Apple's CEO, received what seemed like the fewest questions, but he was asked about the App Store and how Apple treats app developers.  Zuckerberg was probed on Facebook's acquisition strategy and whether it bought companies like Instagram to "neutralize" a competitor.  Pichai, who is CEO o...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, Instagram, Congress, Youtube, China, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House

Music Of America’s First Known Women Composers Is Headed To Disc

Their names were Sister Föben, Sister Katura, and Sister Hanna, and they were members of the Ephrata Cloister, a radical commune of Pennsylvania Dutch Evangelicals in the mid-1700s. Baritone and musicologist Chris Herbert (of New York Polyphony) has digitized and transcribed the manuscript in which these composers’ hymns (“just devotional, simple music,” he says) were found, rounded up four singers, and recorded the works in the Ephrata Cloister Meetinghouse. – NPR
Tags: Art, Music, America, Pennsylvania, Hanna, Ephrata, New York Polyphony, Chris Herbert, 07.24.20, Katura, Ephrata Cloister

Newly surfaced emails show how ruthlessly Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google built their businesses and ate up smaller companies

New documents surfaced through a Congressional investigation into Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook show how the companies pursued acquisitions and fought off perceived competitors.  The documents provide a rare glimpse into the actions taken by top executives including Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs at crucial moments for their company. Lawmakers said the documents are evidence that companies engaged in anticompetitive behavior, but CEOs defended their companies' actions and said they conti...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Steve Jobs, Youtube, Washington, Trends, Pennsylvania, Jeff Bezos, Kevin Systrom, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet

Republican lawmakers hijacked a historic antitrust hearing to air conspiracy theories and accuse tech companies of secretly working to undermine Trump

Republican lawmakers used a widely-anticipated House subcommittee hearing with the world's most powerful tech CEOs to air grievances and accuse tech companies of secretly working to undermine President Donald Trump's reelection campaign. The hearing erupted into a shouting match several times as Democratic lawmakers accused their Republican colleagues of pushing "fringe conspiracy theories." Ohio congressman Jim Jordan implied Google is trying to give former Vice President Joe Biden an edge ov...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Florida, Texas, Cdc, Youtube, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Food And Drug Administration

Six Flags won’t let pandemic scare off Fright Fest

Six Flags is developing a modified version of Fright Fest in hopes of capturing pent-up demand for Halloween haunts and horrors now that Disney and Universal have canceled their lucrative separate-admission seasonal events in Florida and California due to the pandemic. “We are planning to have something out there that excites families and our guests to get out there and come to the parks,” Six Flags CEO Michael Spanos said on an earnings call with analysts. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter ...
Tags: Halloween, Florida, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Valencia, Universal Studios, Southern California, Busch Gardens

Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary Chief Blasts Transphobic Attacks She’s Faced

Dr. Rachel Levine decries incidents perpetuating "a spirit of intolerance and discrimination" as she focuses on COVID.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, Rachel Levine

A Pennsylvania rehabilitation and wellness center gave more than 200 patients hydroxychloroquine without approval, state health department says

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a report Tuesday that found the Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Beaver provided 205 patients with hydroxychloroquine without receiving prior DOH approval.
Tags: Cnn, Pennsylvania, Beaver, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center

United States: Out In Public In Pennsylvania? Face Coverings Required! - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On July 1, 2020, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed an order expanding face covering–wearing requirements in Pennsylvania.Under the order, face coverings must...
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, United States, Stewart, Rachel Levine, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

TPC Southwind Profile: A Stiff Challenge At The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

(CBS Miami) — TPC Southwind’s been a regular stop on the PGA Tour since 1989. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the private golf club hosted the FedEx St. Jude Classic through 2018. The title sponsor, whose corporate offices are nearby, then took over what was then the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, moved the event to to TPC Southwind and rechristened it the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The heightened Tour status — WGC events offer larger purses and additional FedExCup points — rubs off on the h...
Tags: Massachusetts, Sports, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Pga Tour, Wgc, CBS Sports, Tpc Sawgrass, Bermuda, Memphis Tennessee, Zoeller, Donald Ross, Hubert Green, WGC Bridgestone Invitational, Ian Baker Finch, TPC Southwind

United States: Pennsylvania Announces Frontline Employee Hazard Pay Funding For Eligible Employers - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Governor Wolf announced on July 16, 2020 the creation of the COVID-19 Pennsylvania Hazard Pay Grant Program which provides employer funding for frontline worker...
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, United States, Wolf, Seyfarth Shaw

Thousands of $600 checks never made it to jobless Americans

By Catarina Saraiva, Shawn Donnan and Reade Pickert | Bloomberg With millions of Americans set to lose $600 a week in extra federal unemployment benefits — an economic lifeline during the pandemic — many thousands have yet to receive that money. State unemployment agencies have been so swamped with claims that more than $100 billion of benefits owed still haven’t been paid, according to Bloomberg calculations based on Treasury and Labor Department data. Those billions should eventually be distri...
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Ex-GOP governor: 'No question' Trump could question election

Tom Ridge, former Homeland Security Secretary and former Republican governor of Pennsylvania addresses mail-in voting concerns ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, Gop, Stories, Homeland Security, Trump, Tom Ridge

Ex-GOP governor: 'No question' Trump laying groundwork to contest election

Tom Ridge, former Homeland Security Secretary and former Republican governor of Pennsylvania addresses mail-in voting concerns ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Tags: News, Pennsylvania, Gop, Stories, Homeland Security, Trump, Tom Ridge

Event recap: 2020 Supreme Court Roundup Webinar with Casetext

Casetext and SCOTUSblog hosted a webinar on July 23 to debrief the blockbuster 2019-20 Supreme Court term. SCOTUSblog Publisher and Co-Founder Tom Goldstein and Goldstein & Russell Partner Sarah Harrington led the discussion, moderated by Casetext Chief Operating Officer Laura Safdie. The event was co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.  The webinar began with an overview of the current landscape of Supreme Court litigation. Sarah covered the court’s...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Pennsylvania, United States, ACS, Lgbtq, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California, Sarah, Casetext, Trump, Tom, John Roberts

What if Trump loses but refuses to leave office? Here's the worst-case scenario

The risk of an electoral meltdown is ordinarily rather small, but this November promises a combination of stressors that could lead to epic failure and chaosWhile working on a book about the peaceful succession of power, I came to realize that built into our system of presidential elections is a Chernobyl-like defect: placed under the right conditions of stress, the system is vulnerable to catastrophic breakdown. The risk of such an electoral meltdown ordinarily is rather small, but this Novembe...
Tags: News, Congress, Colorado, Senate, US, Pennsylvania, House, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Jim Crow, Gore, Trump, Bush

Donald Trump golfs with NFL great Brett Favre at Bedminster club

* President golfs with famed quarterback in New Jersey suburbs * Trump has made 10 trips to one of his golf clubs in past 29 daysDonald Trump hit the links with football great Brett Favre on Saturday at his golf club in the suburban New Jersey hamlet of Bedminster.White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere shared a photo of the US president alongside Favre, the three-time NFL MVP who played the bulk of his career with the Green Bay Packers and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, US, Sports, NFL, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, United Kingdom, New Jersey, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Green Bay Packers, Jets, Sports Illustrated, Minnesota Vikings

Rep. James Comer reacts to polls showing Trump behind in battleground states

Biden leads Trump in the battleground states of Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania, according to a Fox News poll; Kentucky Congressman James Comer weighs in on ‘America’s News HQ.’
Tags: News, Kentucky, America, Pennsylvania, Fox News, Biden, Trump, James Comer, Michigan Minnesota