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Tara Dodrill

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Tara Dodrill is a political, environmental and entertainment writer focusing on national, Ohio and Florida news. Dodrill's credits include USA Today, Yahoo News, Gadling, Gotham Reel and Visit South magazine. Dodrill has also served as a newspaper editor and regional bureau chief for Ohio newspapers. Dodrill is also an upcycling artist who gives new life to vintage jewelry and furniture pieces. Email: Tara@Inquisitr.com


Obama Administration Says U.S. Needs More Immigrants To Create A Younger Workforce

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The Obama administration said the president’s policies are not to blame for the ever increasing number of non-working individuals in America. President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers feel the trend was “inevitable” and caused by an aging United States population. To combat the issue, the president’s advisers suggest allowing more immigrants into the country in… Read more »

Pneumonic Plague: Three More Diagnosed With Deadly Disease

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Three more Colorado residents have been diagnosed with pneumonic plague. Those who have contracted the rare and deadly disease are believed to have become ill after having contact with an infected dog. As previously reported by The Inquistir, the dog’s owner was hospitalized after presenting with a life-threatening form of the plague. The Colorado Department… Read more »

Pro-Life Nurse Files Lawsuit Over Job Denial

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A Florida pro-life nurse maintains a health center refused to hire her because she is pro-life. Sara Hellwege has filed a lawsuit over the employer’s decision to end the interview process after reportedly discovering Helwege’s religious views about certain types of birth control and membership in a pro-life organization. Sara Hellwege was seeking a position… Read more »

Ohio Vet With PTSD Ordered To Remove His Therapy Ducks

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Ohio veteran Darin Welker was ordered to remove his therapy ducks from his West Lafayette home. The Army veteran was wounded in Iraq and suffers from PTSD. Welker says his 14 pet ducks are therapeutic. The Ohio Right To Farm Act could help protect the Ohio vet’s small livestock if he chose to engage in… Read more »

‘Machine Guns’ Fired At Border Patrol Agents Along The Texas Border

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Border Patrol agents were fired upon by high-powered weapons being deemed “machine guns.” The.50 caliber rounds were fired from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. The American law enforcement officers attempting to secure the border were forced to immediately seek cover when the firing began on Friday evening. Although the exact type of weaponry… Read more »

Rick Perry Ordering National Guard To The Texas Border

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Rick Perry is ordering the National Guard to the Texas border. Governor Perry appears to have grown tired of waiting for the federal government to secure the border and is opting to take the actions he deems necessary to protect his state and its citizens. Governor Perry is expected to give details regarding his plans… Read more »

Homeless Man’s Original Song Amazes Crowd, Video Goes Viral

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A homeless man’s original song stuns the crowd, as well as those who have watched the viral video of the chance encounter. Doug Seegers has reportedly had a rough journey through life, one that ultimately ended in homelessness. The homeless man’s song has been widely praised as the next great blues title and has given… Read more »

Power Grid: American System Fails More Than Any Other In The World

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The power grid in the United States has more blackouts than any other country in the developed world. Americans face more power grid failures lasting at least an hour than residents of other nations, according to statistics provided by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation — NERC. Recent power… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants: Multiple Bills Introduced To Combat Massive Border Crossings

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Illegal immigrant children from noncontiguous countries cannot be turned around at the border or immediately deported. Approximately 60,000 iillegal aliens have crossed the Texas border so far this year — about one-third of them children. Congress has begun drafting bills to address the issue which some consider a humanitarian crisis, others an invasion, and some… Read more »

Texas Tea Party Protests Against Illegal Immigrants

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Central Texas Tea Party members organized a protest to urge local lawmakers to pass a resolution banning the transportation of illegal immigrants to the town of Temple and Bell County. The illegal immigration protest was just one of many similar events going on around the country as the federal government buses and flies illegal aliens… Read more »

Florida Dad Beats Teen He Found Raping His Son

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A Florida dad beat the man he found raping his son. Accused child rapist Raymond Frolander was found inside a Daytona Beach home with multiple knots on his head and bleeding from his mouth when police arrived. The unidentified 35-year-old Florida dad reportedly walked in on Raymond Frolander sexually battering his 11-year-old son around 1… Read more »

Chemical Insecticides Blamed For Massive Bird And Bee Deaths

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For the first time, scientific researchers have tied the most popular and commonly used insecticides to the reduction in farmland birds. The report findings represent an increase in the already realized dangers of chemical agricultural products, such as those made my Monsanto, Bayer, Sygenta, Dow, and Dupont. The report also warns that the pollution created… Read more »

Israel Ground Invasion Of Gaza Strip Just Began [Breaking]

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Israel’s ground invasion of the Gaza Strip just began, according to breaking news reports. A five-hour cease fire has ended and any hopes of peace talks now appear dashed. Prime Minister Netanyahu has confirmed that a ground invasion was ordered. Power has allegedly been cut in the region. Live video of the invasion is being… Read more »

Gun Rights Restored In Washington, D.C.

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Gun rights were restored to Washington, D.C. residents after an amendment passed by the House of Representative this week. The legislation would prohibit the District of Columbia from spending money to enforce local gun laws, effectively nullifying statutes. The bill also applied to fingerprint requirements and registration processing for gun owners. Kentucky Republican Representative Thomas… Read more »

Marijuana Banking: Legal Pot Shops Free To Conduct Business After House Vote

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A House of Representatives vote made it far easier for marijuana banking from legal pot shops and medical marijuana providers to conduct business. The 236 to 186 vote blocked plans by Louisiana Republican Representative John Fleming to stop the Treasury Department from offering banks guidance on dealing with marijuana businesses. In February, the Treasury Department… Read more »

Murrieta Protesters Deemed Terrorists By Amensty Group Calling On DOJ To Prosecute

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The Department of Justice and the FBI have been asked to investigate and prosecute the Murrieta residents protesting illegal immigrants, as terrorists. The Tequila Party, a pro-amnesty group, reportedly formed in opposition to the Tea Party. The group is reportedly leading the effort against residents of the California town that blocked busloads of illegal immigrants… Read more »

Illegal Immigrant Recently Released By Border Patrol Charged With Murder

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An illegal immigrant recently released from a U.S. Border Patrol holding facility was reportedly charged with murder. Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas allegedly murdered an American woman just a few weeks after being given a “notice to appear” for a deportation hearing and sent on his way. The illegal immigrant murder suspect was reportedly processed at the… Read more »

Hobby Lobby Reversal Bill Stopped By Senate Republicans

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Senate Republicans stopped a reversal on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats attempted to approve legislation which would force companies to offer all forms of contraceptive coverage to their workers, regardless of the religious beliefs by the owners. Democrats in the Senate wanted to push the Protect Women’s Health From… Read more »

Foster Immigrant Children Ad Offers $6,000 Per Month To Guardians

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An ad for foster parents for illegal immigrant children in California promises $6,054 per month for those who sign up and successfully complete the 45-day approval process. The migrant children ad appeared in a Penny Saver in Murrieta. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, hundreds of protesters stopped busloads of illegal aliens from being transported… Read more »

Did Google Intentionally Bury ‘America’ Movie In Search Results?

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Did Google intentionally bury America: Imagine a World Without Her in its search results? That is exactly what award-winning producer Dinesh D’Souza wants to know. The political movie focuses on Hillary Clinton’s relationship with Saul Alinsky and the impact the policies of progressives and views President Barack Obama have had on the United States. The… Read more »

Utah Woman Stuck In Quicksand For 14 Hours

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A Utah woman was stuck in quicksand for 14 hours. The 78-year-old woman was reported missing after she failed to show up for an event at the local library where she was expected. Fortunately, the woman had some water with her, and was able to be rescued before sustaining any serious injuries. Grand County Sheriff’s… Read more »

Obama Parade Float Under Investigation By The DOJ

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An Obama parade float is under investigation by the Department of Justice. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Nebraska 4th of July parade float poked fun at President Barack Obama. Eric Holder sent members of the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service team to question the creators of the Norfolk Independence Day float. The Obama… Read more »

Transgender MTV Reality Star Loses Most Of Lawsuit Against Christian College

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A transgender student and MTV reality show star lost most the lawsuit filed against a Christian college. The student was expelled after revealing his true biological identity on MTV’s True Life: I’m Passing as Someone I’m Not series. Domaine Javier, 27, had filed a lawsuit against California Baptist University for an alleged violation of the… Read more »

Low-Tech ‘OPSEC’: Germany And Russia Buying Typewriters To Avoid NSA Spying

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Germany and Russia are frantically seeking old-fashioned typewriters to embark on a low-tech OPSEC approach to communications to avoid NSA spying. Portions of the German government are going retro to avoid high-tech snooping by the United States government. The head of the German parliament’s NSA investigative committee stated during a news show segment earlier this… Read more »

‘I Love My Soldier’ Bumper Sticker Prompts Nasty Letter On Windshield

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A hateful letter was left on a windshield because of an “I Love My Soldier” bumper sticker proudly displayed by a military fiancé. Ellen Wilson, of Georgia, is still extremely puzzled about the incident, and does not want another military spouse or significant other to have to endure the same experience. Earlier this month, Ellen… Read more »

Piranha Cousin Hooked In Michigan Lake

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A Michigan woman hooked a piranha cousin with a vicious bite while fishing on Lake St. Clair. The sharp and imposing teeth of the cousin of the treacherous piranha make it easy to understand why the species is one of the most deadly on the planet. Holley Luft deemed the hooking of a red-belied pacu… Read more »

Confederate Flag License Plate Legal Battle Rages On

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The Confederate Flag license plate legal battle continues to rage on. A federal appeals court has reviewed the lawsuit filed against government officials who rejected a petition for a customized Texas license plate emblazoned with the Confederate Flag. The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans filed a lawsuit over the Confederate Flag license… Read more »

Smart Bullets Can Change Direction Mid-Flight To Enhance Accuracy

Smart bullets are the first ever invented guided bullets than have the capability of changing direction mid-flight. The high-tech ammo is expected to “revolutionize rifle accuracy.” The guided bullets are being developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – DARPA. Last week, the government agency released a video showing the guided.50-caluber bullets being field… Read more »

Anthrax ‘Mishap’ Investigation Reveals Shocking Safety Lapses

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Anthrax mishandling at a federal government laboratory in Atlanta was billed as a highly unusual incident, but additional safety lapses have been discovered during the investigation into the health scare. A report released earlier this week by a House committee revealed that additional vials of anthrax were found stored in unrestricted hallways in unlocked refrigerators…. Read more »

Nancy Pelosi Challenged To Tour Border By Disgruntled Arizona Ranchers

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Nancy Pelosi was challenged to come tour the border by a group of ranchers who have grown extremely tired of the security threat and property damaged caused by illegal immigrants trespassing on their land. Two Arizona ranchers want Pelosi and the entire Congress to “wake up to the dangers” involved with the mounting illegal immigration… Read more »

Fox News Host Accused Nancy Pelosi Of Sexism

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Nancy Pelosi was deemed guilty of sexism by Fox News host Megyn Kelly. In addition to being a top ratings getter on the cable news network, Kelly is also a licensed attorney. The sexism label was levied against the California Democrat after Pelosi said Americans should be “very afraid” of the U.S Supreme Court. The… Read more »

Border Patrol Worried About ‘OTMs’ Illegally Crossing The Border

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The United States Border Patrol is reportedly worried about “OTMs” crossing the border illegally into Mexico. The OTMs acronym stands for “Other than Mexican.” The more than 60,000 illegal immigrants crossing the Rio Grande River into the United States already this year has garnered national headlines for weeks, and propelled Texas Governor Rick Perry into… Read more »

Gun Control: Cleveland Law Would Strictly Limit Gun Buys And Create Registry

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Cleveland gun control laws will be perhaps the most strict in the United States if the city council approves Mayor Frank Jackson’s ordinance proposal. Cleveland recently celebrated the return of Lebron James and scored the Republican National Convention, a big economic boom to the northern Ohio town. But now the city is incurring backlash from… Read more »

Bowe Bergdahl May Return To Active Duty Today

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Bowe Bergdahl is slated to return to active duty as early as today. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Sergeant Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years and was recently exchanged for five Guantanamo detainees, sparking immense backlash in the process. Bergdahl will take a position at Army North headquarters in Fort Sam… Read more »

Chicago Protesters Call Obama ‘Worst President’ And Cite Modern Day Slavery

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Chicago protesters deem President Barack Obama the “worst president ever elected.” South Side black residents gathered over the weekend to register their disgust with President Obama. One black male protester said Bill Clinton was the “African-American president,” not Obama. The South Side Chicago protest was held in front of the city’s police department headquarters. The… Read more »

Steven Spielberg Hunting Photo Sparks Hilarious Online Outrage

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Anti-hunting advocates went ballistic when a photo of Steven Spielberg with a dead animal was posted online. Those who engaged in the social network bashing must not have looked very closely at the image of the renowned director and the “dead” critter behind him — it was a dinosaur. The Kendall Jones hunting photos featuring… Read more »

MS-13: Illegal Immigrants In Deadly Gang Slated For Release

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MS-13 gang members are among the illegal immigrants being held at Texas border facilities. The young males who admitted to being in the gang are also reportedly attempting to recruit younger unaccompanied children into their drug-running group. Border Patrol agents say their hands are tied to separate the members of the deadly gang from the… Read more »