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#MorningMonarchy: February 14, 2018

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#MorningMonarchy: February 14, 2018Olympics outbreaks, epidemic levels and food stamp collectors + this day in history w/Saint Valentine and our song of the day by Shakey Graves on your Morning Monarchy for February 14, 2018.


NSA shooting: FBI responds to ‘incident’ at agency’s Maryland headquarters

Machine learning heart-shaped candy quotes (Audio)

So...about those OKCupid ads...

1,200 #Olympics security guards being tested for #norovirus outbreak

Norovirus sidelines staff at #PyeongChang2018 Winter #Olympics (Audio)

Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak

South Korean condom manufacturer Convenience Co. is donating 100,000 of its latex condoms to the athletes' village, while the Korean Association for AIDS Prevention will reportedly furnish another 10,000.

Valentine's Day: A time for chocolates, roses and...private investigators

Nestle buys majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil

Nestle buys majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil

Coca-Cola And Nestlé To Privatize The Largest Reserve Of Water In South America

EU says Bayer Monsanto must not hurt competition in digital farming

Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

But what are you doing to panic about the #DogFlu outbreak? (Audio)

Miami is releasing millions of male mosquitoes infected with a naturally-occurring bacteria in order help stop the spread of Zika virus

#Miami releases bacteria-infected mosquitos to help prevent #Zika (Audio)

Overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture: more data

Oregon Woman the First Human Infected With Cattle Eye Worm

Oregon woman infected with eye worm known only in cattle (Audio)

Woman dragged out of hearing for exposing Big Energy donations (Audio)

Woman Dragged Out of West Virginia House Hearing For Listing Oil and Gas Contributions to Members

Doctors floored by epidemic levels of #blacklung in Appalachian coal miners

Drug firms shipped 20.8M pain pills to WV town with 2,900 people

West Virginia calls in National Guard to tackle opioid crisis

33 pounds of fentanyl is seized in Boston - enough to wipe out all of Massachusetts

OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff

Energy drinks are still killing kids in America

Trump wants to slash #foodstamps and replace them with a "#BlueApron-type program"

Making 'cents' of proposed SNAP changes (Audio)

Santa Fe County sees rise in medical marijuana cardholders

FDA declares popular alt-medicine kratom an opioid

10 middle school students in San Francisco treated after exposure to unknown substance

CEO Who Tested DIY Herpes Treatment Locks Himself in Lab as Fellow Biohackers Abandon Him

#ThisDayInHistory: #February14 w/#Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was beheaded around the year 278A.D. (Audio)

+ #Oregon becomes state #ThirtyThree, CTRC becomes @IBM, #Penicillin discovered, #Knesset convenes, #EltonJohn & #Prince each get married, #YouTube started, #DayOfRage in Bahrain

Flashback: Obama pushes bill that would mandate global tax // key Clinton backer guilty in Sibel Edmonds case // McCain votes against waterboarding ban (Hillary & Obama conveniently skip the vote altogether) // Limbaugh defends Clinton & Obama on Iraq // Coulter: i’ll campaign for Hillary if McCain is the nominee (Feb. 14, 2008)

Flashback: 9/11 lawsuits: raissi & ashcroft
pilot can pursue 9/11 damages // judges weigh possible charges against ashcroft over detainees (Feb. 14, 2008)

US ‘to shoot down spy satellite’ pentagon to shoot down rogue satellite (Feb. 14, 2008)

Flashback: F-16 That Scrambled On 9/11 Put On Display; It now moves only slightly slower than it did on 9/11 (Feb. 14, 2008)

Flashback: EU plans biometric border checks // Lockheed secures contract to expand biometric database // DHS eases immigrant background checks // Federal buildings become Real ID zones (Feb. 14, 2008)

+ #JackBenny, #JimmyHoffa, my late great namesake grandpa James Valentine, #FlorenceHenderson, #MaceoParker, #AaronRusso, #TimBuckley, #AlanHunter, #SimonPegg, #RobThomas birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Shakey Graves (@ShakeyGraves) - "Kids These Days" (Audio)

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