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Friday, July 29, 2016

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MMU narrows choice of contractors for cleanup of explosion fallout (07/29/16)
Clean-up of the Marshall Power Plant following a gas explosion in the boiler of the Unit No. 4 generator Tuesday, July...
Slater man faces weapon, abuse charges (07/29/16)
Anthony H. Venable, 32, of Slater, was charged with one class D felony and two misdemeanors Thursday, July 28,...
Sheriff provides update on attempted child abduction investigation (07/29/16)
The search for the perpetrator of an attempted child abduction in the Miami area that occurred Wednesday evening, July...
Coke turns herself in (07/29/16)
Anne Thompson-Coke turned herself in to Saline County authorities Thursday night, July 28. The 35-year-old Marshall...
Public Works Board considers addition of another bucket truck (07/28/16)
While not committing to making a purchase, the Board of Public Works agreed Thursday, July 28, to entertain bids for a...
Public Works Board addresses aftermath of boiler explosion (07/28/16)
A gas explosion at the Marshall Municipal Utilities Power Plant while attempting to test the gas pilot of one of the...
County Commission discusses county affairs, hears resignation (07/28/16)
The Saline County Commission met in regular session Thursday, July 28, where it discussed new hires, continuing...
Special consideration in electric demand charge rate remains under review (07/28/16)
A potential lowered electric demand charge for the Saline County Fairgrounds remained under consideration Thursday,...

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I know he's a police officer by the uniform, I know he's armed to the teeth by that uniform. That's part of why they wear uniforms. And I know from watching the news that a lot of guys wearing those uniforms have gotten away clean after committing murder, especially if the victim is a black man.

All you can tell by seeing me walking in the streetcar: I have dark pigmented skin. I'm slightly over weight, and extraordinarily good looking. By my apparel you can probably infer that comfort is more important than style.

It makes sense to try to avoid a guy walking around with several deadly weapons.

-- Posted by Coldbeerbear on Fri, Jul 29, 2016, at 4:19 PM

Just because someone walks away from you doesn't mean their racist. Just same as you walking away from a cop doesn't mean you hate cops (clearly you keep saying you don't). That once again would be stereotyping & profiling a person you know nothing about.

-- Posted by oldschool17 on Fri, Jul 29, 2016, at 9:01 AM

Ok got it. Stereotyping, profiling & hate are horrible, well unless it's something you don't like in which case they are great tools.

Glad we got that clarification to have leading forward. Thank you for the info CB.

-- Posted by oldschool17 on Fri, Jul 29, 2016, at 8:58 AM

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