Mike O'Connell

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Name: Mike O'Connell
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Militarization’ Critics Want to Review a Pentagon Program After Ferguson. But Police Get Gear This Way, Too.

President Obama has led a chorus of cries for a review of a Pentagon program supplying “excess” weaponry and equipment to state and local police following events in Ferguson, Mo., but it turns out that another federal agency is a major player behind the ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

After a Father’s Plea, Few in Missouri Try to Disrupt Traffic

FERGUSON, Mo. — The father of the unarmed black teen who was shot and killed by a white police officer last month asked protest organizers on Monday to postpone their planned shutdown of highway traffic in the St. Louis area.At a march in Ferguson on ... [Published Boston Globe - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson protest to halt highway traffic Labor Day: Risk lives to protest death?

Peaceful, but tense demonstrations continue in Ferguson , with the latest planned protest gearing up to stop traffic on the highways in and around St. Louis on Labor Day, Monday Sept. 1. The protesters want Officer Darren Wilson fired and arrested on ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson protesters call for highway block action

Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around the St Louis suburb of Ferguson to protest the killing of a teenager by a police officer, with the leaders of one coalition encouraging supporters to stop their cars ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson rally organiser calls for Labor Day highway protest

Call to shut down Interstate 70 for came at a peaceful - but tense - march on Saturday FERGUSON, MISSOURI: Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

WOMAN TRUCKER * USA: Award winner 2014

* Texas - Only woman trucker finalist wins Top Rookie of the Year award (Photo from The Trucker, by APRILLE HANSON: Julie Matulle the winner) Dallas,TXS,USA - The Trucker, by Aprille Hanson -22 Aug 2014: -- Julie Matulle , the only woman finalist ... [Published Trucks World News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Julie Matulle named Top Rookie at Great American Trucking Show

Julie Matulle, a 46-year-old driver for H.O. Wolding Inc. in Amherst, Wisc. is the winner of the fourth annual Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie Award.She received the award, including $10,000 and a variety of prizes, today in ceremonies at ... [Published ETrucker - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t engage with Westboro protesters, officials urge

While area law enforcement agencies are gearing up for today’s planned picketing by members of an anti-gay group known for picketing soldiers’ funerals, some officials are offering simple advice: ignore them.“I think the best way to devalue these people ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson Protests: Why Do The Police Look Like The Military?

There have been zero murders this year in Ferguson, Missouri, according to crime statistics from the Missouri Department of Public Safety . There have also been no manslaughters or rapes in the St. Louis suburb. So why do the police monitoring the protests ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

How America’s Police Became an Army: The 1033 Program

Mario Anzuoni/ReutersAs many have noted, Ferguson, Missouri, currently looks like a war zone. And its police—kitted out with Marine-issue camouflage and military-grade body armor, toting short-barreled assault rifles, and rolling around in armored vehicles—are ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Artists display wares at Celebrate Elkhart block party

Celebrate Elkhart was knitter Cathleen Poole’s second art show ever.Poole makes character hats, like a cross-eyed Cookie Monster and horses with braided manes. Usually kids and teenagers buy them, she said, but some adults have shown interest too.She ... [Published Elkhart Truth - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Missouri executes rapist-murderer

WASHINGTON—The state of Missouri on Wednesday executed a rapist-murderer, the first US inmate put to death since a lethal injection last month left a man snorting and gasping for air before killing him.Michael Worthington had admitted to murdering and ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 06 2014]

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‘Militarization’ Critics Want to Review a Penta... [Published Heritage Foundation - 15 hours ago]
After a Father’s Plea, Few in Missouri Try to D... [Published Boston Globe - 20 hours ago]
Ferguson protest to halt highway traffic Labor ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
Ferguson protesters call for highway block action [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
Ferguson rally organiser calls for Labor Day hi... [Published Gulf News - Aug 31 2014]
Dual powers Lincoln-Sudbury, Wayland look to co... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
WOMAN TRUCKER * USA: Award winner 2014 [Published Trucks World News - Aug 26 2014]
Julie Matulle named Top Rookie at Great America... [Published ETrucker - Aug 22 2014]
Only woman trucker finalist wins Top Rookie of ... [Published Trucker - Aug 22 2014]
How the ‘War on Drugs’ turned Ferguson into a w... [Published Russia Today - Aug 19 2014]
Don’t engage with Westboro protesters, official... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
‘Thunderstruck?’: Missouri Governor Helped Ferg... [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 18 2014]
Ferguson Protests: Why Do The Police Look Like ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 14 2014]
Johnston celebrates arrival of Pick-n-Pull [Published Johnston Sun Rise - Aug 14 2014]
How America’s Police Became an Army: The 1033 P... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 14 2014]
Artists display wares at Celebrate Elkhart bloc... [Published Elkhart Truth - Aug 10 2014]
Missouri executes rapist-murderer [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 06 2014]
Erroneous messages sent to victims; Court dates... [Published Rolla Daily News - Aug 02 2014]
Small victories add up to big accomplishments f... [Published Fox41.com - Jul 29 2014]
Trucking’s Top Rookie finalists announced, $25k... [Published Overdrive Online - Jul 29 2014]
Performance With a Purpose [Published Trucking Info - Mar 12 2014]
Supercenter Fleet Super at Collaboration [Published Trucking Info - Mar 12 2014]
Reinventing the Beverage Fleet [Published Trucking Info - Mar 12 2014]
Innovation In The Details [Published Trucking Info - Mar 12 2014]
Kauffman Foundation's 1 Million Cups Continues ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 29 2014]
Kokanee salmon are returning to Moran Creek [Published Islands Sounder - Dec 03 2013]
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