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Florida School Bus Driver Suspended for Taking Phone Call From Marine Son

A Florida school bus driver is facing a five-day suspension for taking a phone call from her Marine son who is serving in Afghanistan. Rossana Lucas says that she only gets a chance to speak to her son every few months, and that there weren’t any children on-board the bus at the time that she [...]

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THIRSTY THURSDAY & FEATURE ALBUM DAY

GOOD MORNING ACADIANA, LOUISIANA & THE WORLD!! This is Paul Marx inviting you to join us for another “THIRSTY THURSDAY” on Louisiana Proud KBON 101.1FM. Listeners will have a chance to win six packs of the new Budweiser BLACK CROWN &  a shirt compliments of Shilling Distributing. We will also be featuring the new ZACHARY [...]

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American Tax Dollars Wasted: 10 Worst Examples in 2012

Exotic dancers, robotic squirrels, and a reality TV show in India—your tax dollars supported all of these this year. Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012: A reality TV show in India. The Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program spends $200 million a year to help U.S. agricultural trade associations and cooperatives advertise their products in [...]

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12-year-old boy arrested in Minn. School lockdown

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota school district locked down several buildings Wednesday after a 911 call that authorities later said was a prank, and a 12-year-old boy suspected of making the call was arrested. The 8 a.m. emergency call prompted a lockdown at the middle school, high school and Central Education Campus buildings [...]

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Florida college student plotted an attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student who pulled a dorm fire alarm in the middle of the night had a more sinister plan than sending students scurrying out into the night, authorities said. Campus police said Monday that 30-year-old James Oliver Seevakumaran — who shot himself in the head as officers [...]

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