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Congress & CourtsPosted by
The Hill

Democrats learn hard truths about Capitol breach

FBI Director Christopher Wray punched a sizable hole in the Democrats’ narrative about the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol complex. He reminded Democrats that the event was nothing like the “horror” of 9/11. He taught them that the word “insurrection” has a precise legal meaning and that he can’t use the term in the same way that Democrats hug the word. He also noted that there were three groups at the Capitol that day, and not all of them were committing violent crimes.
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Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond Details Exactly How She Lost 43 Lbs: 'It Was a Simple Shift'

Ree Drummond is feeling better than ever in her health and fitness journey, and now she's sharing some of the lessons she's learned long the way. In a blog post on Tuesday, the Pioneer Woman star, 52, detailed some of the ways she changed her diet, exercise regimen, and mentality to lose 43 pounds over the past several months. Drummond began by emphasizing that, while weight loss was part of her goal, it wasn't the driving factor for her.
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South Ark Daily

SEARCH LEADS TO CONFISCATED CONTRABAND AT DETENTION CENTER

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Tri-County Drug Task Force and the Arkansas Department of Corrections Central K-9 Unit conducted a cell and area search operation at the W.C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center on Monday. The search resulted in the recovery of multiple cell phones, improvised weapons (shanks), and cell phone chargers that were being concealed in the cells and day rooms where detainees are housed.
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The Independent

US Senate passes bill establishing Juneteenth as federal holiday

Juneteenth is set to become a federal holiday, after the US Senate unanimously passed a measure to formally recognise the abolition of slavery and the nation’s “second” Independence Day on 19 June.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer made a motion to pass the bill on Tuesday, days before 2021’s Juneteenth commemorations, without objections. It now heads to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass before heading to Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.Republican Senator Ron Johnson – the lone senator who blocked the proposal in 2020 – dropped his objections this year.After years of attempts, the...
Daytona Beach, FLPosted by
thedrive

Daytona Beach Might Kick Out ‘World’s Largest Truck Meet’ Over Bad Behavior

40,000 people poured into the city to celebrate lifted trucks this past weekend, and Daytona Beach's mayor has had enough. The Daytona Beach Truck Meet is pretty much exactly what you think it is. Tens of thousands of spectators descend on Daytona International Speedway in tricked-out lifted trucks, with plenty of events and live entertainment. Once the main game ends, participants flood the streets of the Florida city to continue the party into the wee hours of the night. This year's event ruffled a few feathers, however, with local mayor Derrick Henry stating he would not like the event to go ahead in future, reports Fox35.
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Colorado STEM school shooter guilty on 46 counts, including murder of Kendrick Castillo

One of the two former students accused in the 2019 fatal STEM school shooting in a Colorado suburb was convicted on 46 counts Tuesday, including first-degree murder. Devon Erickson, who was 18 at the time of the shooting, was found guilty of the murder of Kendrick Castillo, the sole fatality in the attack. He was also convicted of various charges including attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, and providing a juvenile a handgun.
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An old toy or childhood item can unlock secret value.

You have the moon with you and it supports you in what you need to do, not what others think you should. A partnership at work or home can rebalance and feel more equal. You might have mixed feelings about a friend’s news but focus on your private bond, not what is happening in public.
Ottawa, OHPosted by
The Lima News

Ottawa man avoids trial with 11th-hour plea deal

OTTAWA — An Ottawa man charged with eight assorted felony counts for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend and attempting to burglarize her home reached an 11th-hour agreement with prosecutors, avoiding a jury trial that was to begin Tuesday in Putnam County Common Pleas Court. Danny Ruiz, 46, of Ottawa, will...