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Texas State Troopers Rescue 500th Missing Child in Traffic Stop Since Child Protection Training

Texas State Troopers Rescue 500th Missing Child in Traffic Stop Since Child Protection Training

BY LOUISE BEVAN Texas State Troopers have safely recovered their 500th missing child during a traffic stop on Sept. 16—a milestone in the war to end human trafficking. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) director, Steven McCraw, has praised the Troopers for their “outstanding contribution.” The nationwide Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program has something to do […]

‘He Sacrificed Himself’: Police Hold Funeral for Fallen SWAT K9 Killed in the Line of Duty

‘He Sacrificed Himself’: Police Hold Funeral for Fallen SWAT K9 Killed in the Line of Duty

BY LOUISE BEVAN Officers from across Gwinnett County, Georgia, showed up to pay their respects to a fallen hero after police SWAT K9 Blue was killed in the line of duty. The dog was caught in crossfire as his team apprehended an armed suspect. The first full-time SWAT K9 to join Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD), Blue lost his life […]

Constitution Day | Pepperdine Professor Gordon Lloyd warns against Utopian and nihilism; ‘Can we be democratic and be decent?’

Constitution Day | Pepperdine Professor Gordon Lloyd warns against Utopian and nihilism; ‘Can we be democratic and be decent?’

  By Michael Hernandez MALIBU—Pepperdine University School of Public Policy celebrated Constitution Day with a noon zoom conversation with Dr. Gordon Lloyd warning Americans against utopianism and nihilism and asking the question: “Can we be democratic and be decent?” Constitution Day observes the signing of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 (233 years […]

Delaware Farm Planted in Opportunity Zone Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance

Delaware Farm Planted in Opportunity Zone Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance

BY EMEL AKAN WILMINGTON, Del.—KaLief Ringgold, 34, was released from prison on March 26 after spending years behind bars on drug dealing charges. He stepped out into a world that, for many former inmates, can be overwhelming as they struggle to find work. Amid the pandemic and economic recession, Ringgold landed a job on a smart farm called Second […]

Thousand Oaks | Local Hero – World War II Veteran to Receive Bronze Star Medal

Thousand Oaks | Local Hero – World War II Veteran to Receive Bronze Star Medal

Thousand Oaks, CA. – When you ask Professor Eldon L. Knuth about his time served in the 95th Infantry Regiment in World War II, he chronicles the firsthand battle for the fortress in Metz in Eastern France. It was November 1944; he was one of 30 soldiers trapped behind enemy lines for five days in […]

Beach Cam Watcher Spots San Diego Homeless Cleaning Beach for Free, Helps Repay Deed

Beach Cam Watcher Spots San Diego Homeless Cleaning Beach for Free, Helps Repay Deed

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF Two homeless men are being hailed for their efforts cleaning up the beaches of San Diego after being spotted on a webcam all the way from New Jersey 2,000 miles away. Mark Pacana, a New Jersey resident on the east coast, has dreams of moving to San Diego; every morning, he wakes up and […]

Death of Prop 13 | Union Backed Prop. 15 Will Destroy Small Businesses

Death of Prop 13 | Union Backed Prop. 15 Will Destroy Small Businesses

    By Edward Ring California’s state and local governments, and the public sector unions that exercise nearly absolute control over the politicians who supposedly oversee them, have always had an insatiable desire for higher taxes. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has added even more urgency to their insatiable quest for more money from […]

Celebrity BBQ Chef Supports Crews Fighting California Wildfires by Supplying Gourmet Meals

Celebrity BBQ Chef Supports Crews Fighting California Wildfires by Supplying Gourmet Meals

BY LOUISE BEVAN As firefighters strive to contain the wildfires scorching Northern California, celebrity chef Jim Modesitt has stepped up to support their efforts in the best way he knows how. In collaboration with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Master BBQ Chef is distributing gourmet meals to first responders across the state. “They literally work their butts off,” Modesitt told CBS […]

Deployed Father and Son Get Promoted Together, Pin Each Other Their New US Army Ranks

Deployed Father and Son Get Promoted Together, Pin Each Other Their New US Army Ranks

BY LOUISE BEVAN A father and son who both serve in the U.S. Army have progressed in tandem since enlisting with the same battalion. They were recently deployed together, promoted together, and have pinned each other to their new ranks in a ceremony that was broadcast virtually to their nearest and dearest. Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer 5 David D. Corbi […]

Woman, 73, Breaks American Flag Pole Fighting Off Intruder–So Police Buy Her a New One

Woman, 73, Breaks American Flag Pole Fighting Off Intruder–So Police Buy Her a New One

BY LOUISE BEVAN Utah police have rallied behind an elderly local after she and her family were attacked in their own home. When an intruder broke into her property, 73-year-old Lejune Timmerman grabbed her American flag and fought back using the flagpole, with Old Glory still attached. The flagstaff was broken in the midst of the melee. The break-in occurred on […]

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