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GSA Auctions Trucks, Tractors and Ground Vehicles Update

2005 CHEVROLET SILVERADO EXT CAB 04/29/2016 10:51 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $10    STATE: LA    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 08:51 PM CT.
  One lot consisting of 2005 Chevrolet Silverado, ext cab, gray exterior, 4x2, 2 dr pickup, 8 cyl, gas, VIN: 1GCEC19Z85E278160, Est mileage: 108824, automatic transmission, ac, power windows and locks, towing package tilt steering, cracked windshield, roof lining hanging, small crack in dash, small dent in left side of rear bumper. Inspection, viewing and pickup by appointment only. Contact Wendell House at 614-255-2506 or Heidi Landreneau at 318-473-7772 for more 125E346096LA10A 2005 FORD EXPLORER 04/29/2016 09:30 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: KY    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 07:30 PM CT.
  SUV, 4x4, 4-door, 6-cylinder. cracked winddshield, dead battery, paint peeling, rust, scratches on the body, torn seat, one bolt is broke on the drivers side door handle, tends to over heat when exterior temperatures is hot and idling. I…

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Closure, lane restrictions for DPS investigation early Sunday on I-10 near Casa Grande

Area involved is between State Route 387 and McCartney Road
PHOENIX – Motorists using Interstate 10 near Casa Grande between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. Sunday should plan for a closure and detour followed by lane restrictions while the Arizona Department of Public Safety investigates a crash that occurred this week, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The area involved is between State Route 387 (milepost 185) and McCartney Road (milepost 190).
A closure of I-10 in both directions is expected to occur around 5 a.m. The length of the closure will depend on how long it takes state troopers to take measurements in the crash scene.
During the closure, eastbound traffic can take SR 387 south to McCartney Road or SR 287 and head east back to I-10. Westbound traffic can take SR 287 or McCartney Road west and then SR 387 north back to I-10.

After measurements are complete, one lane will reopen in each direction until the DPS investigation is complete.

For the most current information ab…

Plans for delays on SR 289 in Santa Cruz County on Sunday

State Route 289, just west of Interstate 19, north of Nogales in Santa Cruz County (milepost 2), will have one 15-minute closure on Sunday (May 1) between the hours of 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. for overhead utility work.


Drivers should expect delays of up to 15 minutes.
Law enforcement officers will be on site to direct traffic.


ADOT advises drivers to plan ahead to avoid the closure or allow extra travel time if traveling during the scheduled closure period.



For more information about this project, please call Paki Rico at 520-388-4233, or email prico@azdot.gov.

UPDATE: Barrier placement to continue on SR 86 west of Tucson next week

Work to install temporary construction barrier on State Route 86 west of Tucson will continue on Monday (May 2) and will require intermittent lane closures.
Lane closures will be needed from 6 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. between the junctions with Old Ajo Highway and Continental Road (mileposts 159-162). Delays of up to 15 minutes can be expected.
The work and travel restrictions may extend into Tuesday (May 3).
The concrete barrier is being placed in areas where drainage culverts will be extended as part of a $41 million project to improve SR 86 (Ajo Way) between Valencia and Kinney roads.
Drivers should proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down and be alert for construction equipment and personnel.
ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler …

Satanists Take Issue with Ted Cruz Comparisons to Their Lord

It seems some of our Satanists friends are not pleased with John Boehner's recent comment likening Ted Cruz to "Lucifer in the flesh." They say that is deeply unfair to the Dark One! After Boehner's vitriol comments, the Satanic Temple was quick to distance itself from Cruz and a temple spokesman said, "Cruz's failures of reason, compassion, decency, and humanity are products of his Christian pandering, if not an actual Christian faith. It grows tedious when pedophile priests and loathsome politicians are conveniently dismissed as Satanic, even as they spew biblical verse and prostrate themselves before the cross, recruiting the Christian faithful. Satanists will have nothing to do with any of them." Cruz is notoriously unpopular among his fellow Republicans, some of whom agreed that Boehner was doing Satan a disservice. New York Rep. Peter King said of Boehner, "Maybe he gives Lucifer a bad name by comparing him to Ted Cruz." (Politico)

What the WHAT?

Just a week ago nobody had ever heard of 21-year-old Searcy Hayes of Natchez, Mississippi. But she quickly became a viral sensation after viewers of the Maury Povich show decided she was the female doppelganger of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. We have to admit, the facial resemblance is uncanny! Hayes went on the show after her fiance, 25-year-old Freddie Green, accused her of cheating on him. All was resolved in typical Maury fashion when she passed a lie detector test and DNA results showed her 3-month-old son was Green's. However, a side effect of the appearance has been that numerous websites have printed side-by-side photos showing Hayes next to Cruz. Amazingly, Hayes says she had never heard of Cruz before the resemblance was pointed out to her and she still knows little about him. However all this attention was noticed by the popular porn site XHamster.com who offered Hayes and her fiance $10,000 for a 6-minute sex tape. They said yes. XHamster spokesman Mike…

Another Dating Site Hacked But You Have Nothing to Worry About.

Looks like another dating site has been hacked but unless you're super hot, you've got nothing to worry about. Beautifulpeople.com, an elite dating website for the exclusively good looking, has reportedly had the private data of more than 1 million users leaked. The breach leaked information such as addresses, sexual preferences and incomes, as well as millions of private messages. The website is famous for excluding unattractive people by having existing members rate those trying to sign up. Prospective members must pass a certain ratings threshold to be allowed on the website and millions have been denied access. Many current members have also been removed for gaining weight after joining. The site claims to be "the largest dating community of attractive people in the world" and to have spawned 700 marriages. The site was originally hacked in December, when the breach appeared to be confined to a database of test accounts. However, the data of real users is now be…

What Kind of Evil Evicts a 100-Year-Old Woman?

In Palm Desert, California, 100-year-old Evelyn Heller represented herself in a trial in which her landlord sought her eviction on grounds she had loud, disruptive arguments with one of her daughters. Heller, who can barely see or hear, lost on April 1 and was ordered to pay more than $1,500 in court costs, attorney's fees, and even prorated rent! Fortunately publicity from the case caught the attention of a local congressman, Rep. Raul Ruiz, and even motivational speaker Tony Robbins who came to her rescue. Ruiz sent social workers to help Heller find a new apartment, and Robbins donated $24,000 -- $1,000 a month for two years. She now lives in La Quinta, where Ruiz, his wife, and Robbins visited her Friday. Chatting over the next 20 minutes, Heller divulged her crush on President Obama and her early hunch that Taylor Swift was going to be famous. She also said, "I don't know how anyone my age can have a bigger day than today." (Newser)

Visiting Japan Soon? There's Are Some New Rules!

If you plan to be visiting the Japanese island of Hokkaido anytime soon, please be advised that they have released a new guide for tourists - one which frankly we think should be distributed to everybody in the world. Aimed at the millions of people who visit the island's ski resorts and hot springs every year, it basically wants to create a fart-free utopia where everyone is polite and naked! Included in the new edicts are: Don't be obnoxiously loudThrow your used toilet paper roll in the toilet (Really?)Don't steal stuffAlways respect the queue (Don't cut in line)Don't talk with your mouth fullNo farting in publicGet naked when you visit the island's many hot springs
Regarding that last one, apparently the island's people consider it rude to wear bathing suits or shorts when bathing or soaking in the hot springs. Proper etiquette is for you to get completely naked! Yee haw! (Metro)

How to Arrive At Your High School Reunion in Style

Vern Herrst is a 67-year-old cancer survivor and plans to ride on horseback to his 50th high school reunion-- 2,200 miles away! He began his epic journey last Friday from the Methow Valley in northern Washington in hopes of reaching Howell, Michigan, before the reunion in August. He'll be riding his 12-year-old horse, Nikki, through Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin and says, "I always wanted to do something like this -- and who knows how many more chances I'll have." The trip is also a fundraiser to support agencies that helped in Herrst's fight against myeloproliferative disease, a blood disorder similar to leukemia. Herrst hopes to ride between 20 and 25 miles per day until he enters Michigan sometime in July. At night, he plans to roll out a sleeping bag and sleep under the stars or climb into a tent if it's raining. If you want to follow his adventure you can check out his Facebook page: 2016 Great Northern Horse Adventure. (Livings…

Arizona: Pro-Gun Bills Could Soon be Scheduled for Third Read FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016

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More With the budget almost finalized, a number of pro-gun bills could be scheduled for third read any day.  Please click https://act.nraila.org/takeaction.aspx?AlertID=213
Senate Bill 1266, sponsored by state Senator Steve Smith (R-11), would improve the state firearms preemption law to ensure consistency throughout the Grand Canyon State.  This would be done by providing a mechanism to declare unlawful regulations null and void in addition to providing penalties for knowing and willful violations by localities.  SB 1266 is a much-needed protection that will help law-abiding gun owners ensure they are in compliance with the law.  SB 1266 is currently waiting to be scheduled for third and final read in the House of Representatives.  Senate Bill 1257, sponsored by state Senator John Kavanagh (R-23), makes changes to existing law and expands the list of places where law-abiding gun owners can exercise their fundamental right to self-defense to include some additional public areas where cer…

Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp closed at El Mirage Road Friday night

The Arizona Department of Transportation will have the following traffic restriction in place as part of the interchange project at Loop 303 and El Mirage Road in the Northwest Valley.
Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at El Mirage Road closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday (April 30) for paving as part of interchange construction project. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes. Northbound El Mirage Road traffic can detour along Williams Drive and northbound 117th Avenue to Happy Valley Parkway to access northbound Loop 303.
ADOT works to inform the public about planned roadway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a work schedule.

For more information about this work, please call 855.712.8530 or email projects@azdot.gov.

B-19 daytime roadway improvement work in Nogales

Roadway improvement work continues during the day on Business Route 19 (B-19) in Nogales between the International Border (milepost 0.09) and State Route 189 (Mariposa Road) (milepost 2.87) through the end of May. The work will occur as follows:
B-19 will have intermittent lane and shoulder closures from the international border to Bankard Avenue in both directions Monday (May 2) to Friday (May 6) from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sidewalk/ramp work and traffic signal improvements.
Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained.
Parking and pedestrian access along B-19 will be restricted during this work.
The $3.4 million project includes reconstructing the roadway, curbs and gutters, providing ADA compliant parking and access to sidewalks, striping and traffic signal improvements from Park Street to Mesa Verde Road.

The work is expected to be completed this fall.

Drivers are reminded to share the road, be cautious, be patient and slow down while traveling through the work zone.

ADOT wor…

Freedom's Safest Place | You Haven't Met America

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Help Prevent Merrick Garland’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court!

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Military Child of the Year| Christian Fagala Raises Funds for Cancer Research

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Marine Corps Body Bearers | The Last To Let You Down

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Lucca Receives Dickin Medal, Exercise Balikatan, Marines Grant Wish (The Corps Report Ep. 73)

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Keep Pushing | Forging the Next Generation of Female Marines

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Keep Moving - An Original Rosie the Riveter

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Hang in There

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HASC Missile Defense Posture

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Carter, Dunford Provide Hill Testimony on Counter-ISIL Efforts

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Centcom Commander Briefs Reporters

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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65th Infantry Boriqueneers receive Congressional Gold Medal

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Veteran Joe Cooler skis at the Winter Sports Clinic

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Miracles on the Mountainside. A clinician takes her patient skiing.

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Eric Fife's Path To Recovery

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Black Cat Friday Dance for the Thunder Mountain Twirlers on Friday, May 13th

Brian Deibert will call a Black Cat Friday Dance for the Thunder Mountain Twirlers on Friday, May 13th. He'll call Mainstream from 7:30 to 9:30 PMwith a Plus Tip after the dance. Only $5 for members, $6 for non-members,and FREE for non-dancers to come watch and socialize! Sierra Vista Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave. For more info contact Cindy at
520-678-0448 or email svtmt@cox.net

Community Happenings

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Police Records opening with Tucson PD

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Guy Talk is looking for several group facilitators to work with high school freshman

Guy Talk is looking for several group facilitators to work with high school freshman boys in Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties, delivering curricula focused on giving teenagers the skills and knowledge they need for successful futures. Guy Talk is a 5-week program for teenage boys intended to educate and create an open environment to discuss topics such as masculinity, healthy relationships, health knowledge, sexual activity and choices, and constructing positive futures.  Facilitators have the opportunity to affect young lives and connect with some amazing young men!

In general terms, here is what the job is like: Facilitate workshops either during the school day or afterschool for the 5-week series (up to 4 hours weekly including set-up, clean-up and reporting)*Conduct these groups once a week or up to 5 days a weekAttend monthly program staff meetings throughout the year (2 hours in the evening or on Saturday)Attend two full-day trainings and one refresher training each year*Work…

Barrier placement scheduled on SR 86 west of Tucson on Friday

Motorists traveling on State Route 86 west of Tucson may encounter delays Friday (April 29) while the Arizona Department of Transportation sets up concrete construction barrier on the highway shoulder in numerous locations.
Intermittent lane closures will be needed from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. between the junctions with Old Ajo Highway and Continental Road (mileposts 159-162). Delays of up to 15 minutes can be expected.
The concrete barrier is being placed in areas where drainage culverts will be extended as part of a $41 million project to improve SR 86 (Ajo Way) between Valencia and Kinney roads.
Drivers should proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down and be alert for construction equipment and personnel.
ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the…

Freeways this weekend (April 29-May 2)

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Maintenance work along I-10 in Tucson

Interstate 10 will have ramp and lane restrictions between Vail Road and Ina Road beginning Monday (May 2) for maintenance work. The work will occur as follows:
Monday (May 2)
The eastbound I-10 off-ramp (milepost 264) to southbound Palo Verde Road (exit 264A) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DETOUR: Drivers may use the Interstate 10 off-ramp at northbound Palo Verde Road (exit 264B) and make a U-turn or go to Alvernon Way (exit 265).
All lanes on eastbound I-10 will remain open.
Tuesday (May 3)
Westbound I-10 will be narrowed to one lane, west of Vail Road (milepost 278) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The speed limit will be reduced from 75 to 65 mph.
Drives should expect delays of up to 10 minutes.
Wednesday (May 4)
The right lane on westbound I-10 at Ina Road (milepost 249) and Ruthrauff Road (milepost 252) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All ramps will remain open.
Drivers should expect delays of up to 10 minutes.
Message boards will guide drivers through the work zone.
ADOT advises drivers to…

US 60 (Grand Avenue) and Bell Road Weekly Project Update

Bell Road closed through November between 134th Drive and West Point Parkway.  Businesses in the area are open during construction and can be accessed beyond the “Road Closed – Local Traffic Only” signage.
Allow plenty of time and observe all traffic control signs and barricades. The project team appreciates your continued patience. If you have questions or concerns, please call the project hotline at (855) 712-8530 and press option #1 or send an email to bellandgrandinfo@azdot.gov.
Weekly Update #14—Week of May 2, 2016
Bell Road closure detour route is from Bell Road to Dysart to Greenway to Litchfield roads.
Current Activities
View the weekly construction photos and additional information on the project website.
Grading the east side of Grand Avenue in preparation for paving, and forming the curb and gutters.Building the bridge columns on the east and west side of Grand Avenue.Relocating and installing utilities on Bell Road and Grand Avenue.


**City, County, and State law enforcement will …

GSA Auctions Trucks, Tractors and Ground Vehicles Update

2001 DODGE RAM 2500 04/29/2016 12:10 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $10    STATE: ME    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 10:10 AM CT.
  2001 DODGE RAM 2500 4X4 PICKUP TRUCK (PN: 589463) AC, MANUALS, EXTENDED CAB, TOWING PACKAGE, BED LINER, FULL CARGO RACK, RIGGED FOR BOSS SNOW PLOW. BRAKES ARE WORN, EXHAUST SYSTEM PROBLEMS, FRONT AND REAR DOOR BODY DAMAGE, DRIVER'S SID REAR DOOR STUCK, BODY DAMAGE, RUST, DENTS, SCRATCHES. FRONT END COLLOISION ACCIDENT WAS REPAIRED. A THOROUGH INSPECTION BY POTENTIAL BUYERS PRIOR TO BIDDING IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.**NEED TO BE HAULED GROM SITE.** 14133060996025 1994 CHEVROLET KODIAK C7H042 04/29/2016 12:00 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $10    STATE: ME    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 10:00 AM CT.

  1994 Chevrolet Kodiak C7H042 6X2 Chassis Truck. 48,927 miles. VIN: 1GBK7H1J1RJ10285. 25,950 GVWR ; 8100 Front, 17850 Rear. 6.6L Caterpillar 3116 Diesel V8. Transmission is a straight 6 speed manual (no high/low range) with a new clutch installed October …

GSA Auctions Communication Equipment Update

REPEATER-MSF500-, VHF, MOTOROLA 04/29/2016 01:37 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: TX    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 11:37 AM CT. Repeater-MSF500-, VHF, Motorola, C73CXB7106, SN:388CPA0231, 1 ea. Repairs needed 70743960673884 RADIO RECEIVER-MODEM, MOTOROLA 04/29/2016 01:27 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: TX    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 11:27 AM CT. Radio receiver-modem, Motorola, DVM T5091A, SN:643COY0193, 1 ea. Repairs needed 70743960673883 RADIO RECEIVER, MOTOROLA 04/29/2016 01:17 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: TX    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 11:17 AM CT. Radio receiver, SHQ Ele, Motorola, Model:C73CXB7106, SN:388CRE0186, 1 ea. Repairs needed 70743960673882 BP NORTEL 11C SWITCHING SYSTEM MAIN CAB 04/29/2016 01:16 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: TX    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 05-06-2016 11:16 AM CT. BP Nortel 11C telephone switching system, main cabinet, it provides advance voice features and data connectivity for LAN communicat…

I-10/I-8 interchange work continues south of Casa Grande

Eastbound Interstate 8 will have daily lane restrictions between Bianco and Thornton roads (mileposts 170-173) south of Casa Grande on Monday (May 2) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph.
The work is to allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to reconstruct the bridge barrier and improve drainage. Lane restrictions will be in effect for the duration of the project. The speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph. The work also includes new pipe extensions, cattle guards and lowering I-8 at Thornton Road to meet the new bridge height of 16 feet.
The $7.3 million project is expected to be completed by summer 2016.
Drivers are reminded to share the road, be cautious and slow down while traveling through the work zone.
ADOT works to inform the public about planned roadway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule.
For more information, please call Paki Rico at 520-388-4…

ADOT pursues federal grants to advance highway improvements

FASTLANE, TIGER grants would benefit I-10, Nogales route, I-15 bridge
PHOENIX ‒ Improving traffic flow and safety on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson. Helping commerce move on a state route between the border and Interstate 19 in Nogales. Rehabilitating an 850-foot-long bridge along Interstate 15 in northwestern Arizona.
Aiming to move forward sooner on those goals, the Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking $109.5 million through two highly competitive federal grant programs.
With $800 million available through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FASTLANE grant program, established under the 2015 FAST Act, ADOT has applied for $60 million and offered to provide $86.83 million in matching funds to be used in four ways along I-10 between the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas:
• Realigning and widening four miles in the Picacho area to three lanes in each direction while reconstructing the interchange with State Route 87.
• Widening four miles between Earley Road an…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Ariel Winter Is Officially College Bound -- Find Out With University She'll Be Attending! And just like that, Ariel Winter is preparing for college. It feels like yesterday that Modern Family fans were watching the young star grow up right in front of our eyes, and now we're here, preparing to send our little girl off to a university all on her own. OK, maybe that's a little dramatic, but it's still pretty surreal to know that the 18-year-old is about to prepare for a huge new chapter in her life. And today, Winter revealed to fans which university she decided to attend, and it looks like she'll be rocking that blue and gold. "It's an AMAZING DAY! I'm going to UCLA," she wrote on Instagram with a photo of her online admissions page from the school's website. "Thank you to everyone who has been there for me on this journey! #bruinsbaby" Winter has certainly blossomed before America's eyes since she first graced our television scr…