School Districts Are Receiving Free Military Gear From The Pentagon
According to a report on TPM, it is not just police departments that are getting surplus military equipment from the DoD, school districts are too. More than 20 school districts in the United States have been equipped with military-grade equipment through the federal program that provides such gear to local and state authorities free of charge, according to civil rights groups.
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Homeland Security head Johnson: a Worst is over for nowa on border crisis
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday that the "worst is over for now" in the immigration crisis along the southern border as the number of unaccompanied children apprehended entering the United States illegally dropped in August to its lowest level in 1 1/2 years. A total of 3,141 children were detained by Border Patrol agents last month, well below the peak of more than 10,000 in each of May and June, when the unprecedented influx prompted President Obama to declare a humanitarian crisis.
All Terrain/Beach Wheelchair Aims to Enhance Outdoor Leisure
Edinburg, Texas-based company MJM International Corporation's All Terrain/Beach Wheelchair is built to allow users to enjoy the outdoors, and features high flotation heavy-duty wheels and a frame engineered to be lightweight and rustproof.
The Take: Holt Cat opens new Edinburg store and Time Warner Cable suffers outage
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