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October 15th, 2020 - 10:49 pm § in News Media, Racism

How to tell the world you’re dumber than a box of rocks (video)

It’s easy, just tell a reporter on national TV that you believe Hillary Clinton drinks baby blood. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 15th, 2020 - 9:11 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment, Politics

Trump caves on California disaster relief

After initially denying California’s request for federal disaster assistance (read story here),¬†“The Trump administration reversed course Friday and approved California’s emergency aid request for recent wildfires that scorched nearly 1.9 million acres, destroyed over 3,300 homes [...]

October 15th, 2020 - 6:00 pm § in Law and Courts

Denver security guard to be charged with 2nd degree murder

“A security guard who allegedly killed a man near dueling protests in downtown Denver last weekend will be charged with second-degree murder,” NBC News reported on Thursday, October 15, 2020.¬†“The charges against Matthew Dolloff, 30, in the fatal shooting of Lee Keltner, 49, will [...]

October 15th, 2020 - 2:17 pm § in Misc.

A $10 million book

A rare book went for nearly $10 million at a Christie’s auction on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Read story here. It’s one of only five privately owned copies of Shakespeare’s First Folio that are considered complete. The book sold in this transaction is in an early 19th-century bin[...]

October 15th, 2020 - 1:48 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Postal worker who dumped mail is a QAnon nut

A Pittsburgh mail carrier who, instead of delivering mail, put it out for trash collection is facing criminal charges. He’s also out of a job. The “trash” included 314 first-class letters, 1311 pieces of political and campaign mail, and 1 request for a mail ballot. No ballots were [...]