The Daily Populous

Monday April 17th, 2023 day edition

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The Gazette reported that it is in possession of the full audio recording of the discussion.

The FBI and the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office also have copies of the recording, according to the newspaper.

Chris Willingham is the reporter for the Gazette who was discussed in recordings.

She expressed concern about what could happen if Willingham walked out of the newspaper’s office, according to the newspaper.

The discussion followed a bizarre recounting of a house fire that killed a woman, according to the Gazette.

According to the Gazette, with the woman’s corpse still wrapped in a body bag, Kyle Clardy joked about going to eat barbecue.

This article originally appeared on Oklahoman: Oklahoma sheriff and commissioner accused of discussing racism and killings. »

Texas Senate Passes Bill To Seize Control of Elections from Local Authorities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, April 13, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 1933, a bill that would empower the secretary of state to seize election authority from county officials.

The bill passed on a party line vote, with all Republicans voting in favor and all Democrats voting against.

Several were approved by the Senate State Affairs Committee, while others passed the full Senate and moved on to the state House. »

The Kissimmee River has been brought back to life—and wildlife is thriving

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The Army Corps of Engineers complied and, beginning in the 1960s, turned the meandering Kissimmee into a 30-foot-deep, channelized canal.

“That response was immediate and pretty impressive,” says Lawrence Glenn, director of water resources with the South Florida Water Management District.

About half of the Kissimmee consists of a canal, and there’s a big backlog of hydrological and research projects. »

Parody hitman website nabs Air National Guardsman after he allegedly applied for murder-for-hire jobs

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An Air National Guardsman was arrested and charged Thursday with applying to be a hitman on a parody website, officials say.

Josiah Ernesto Garcia, 21, of Tennessee, came across as he was searching for contract mercenary jobs to support his family, the U.S. attorney’s office for Middle Tennessee said in a statement.

Garcia was then arrested by FBI agents, who in a subsequent search of his home, recovered an AR style rifle.". »

Philippines to partner with US, India to construct digital public infrastructure

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Manila: Philippines Parliament Speaker Ferdinand Martin G Romualdez on Saturday suggested that the country alongwith US, and India should partner to construct digital public infrastructure, according to the Philippines House of Representative press release.

“It is very important for the Philippines, India, and the US to lead in this digital public infrastructure initiative because nations have much to gain from this,” he said following the Digital Public Infrastructure lecture at the International Monetary Fund headquarters in Washington.

He said building public digital platforms “is very much aligned with the campaign promise of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr to speed up the country’s digital transformation,” added the release. »