Satanic Statue in Detroit

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DETROIT – A controversial statue that was once going to be installed on the Oklahoma State Capitol’s front lawn was unveiled in Detroit.
The Satanic Temple unveiled the bronze goat-headed statue in Detroit over the weekend.
According to WDIV, hundreds of supporters and protesters turned up for the event.
The monument was originally intended to be located next to the Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma City until the Oklahoma State Supreme Court banned religious displays on Capitol grounds, including the Ten Commandments monument.
The Baphomet monument features the devil in goat form.
“We decided to go with that because it is a fairly traditional character,” said Lucien Greaves, with The Satanic Temple. “It also offers a lap that visitors can come to sit on, have their picture taken with.”
After the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Ten Commandments Monument must be removed from the state Capitol…

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Where is the central point of North America? Balta in Pierce County, North Dakota

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The name Balta has the following meaning: Small hill. Also means “the son of *Talmai“. Also has the meaning of “a son that suspends the waters”.

Balta, North Dakota
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Location of Balta, North Dakota
Location of Balta, North Dakota
Balta, North Dakota is located in North DakotaBalta, North Dakota
Balta, North DakotaLocation within the state of North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°10′2″N 100°2′12″W

*Talmai meaning:

The name Talmai may mean My Furrow, or it may be a kind of ethnonym: The Talmite, or The Furrow Man. It may also have to do with a plural form (as demonstrated in Hosea 10:4 and 12:12): Furrows.
Taking the word telem from tel, the name Talmai may also mean My Mount or Hill Man.
For a meaning of the name Talmai, NOBSE Study Bible Name List goes with the ethnonym and reads Plowman. Jones’ Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names sees a plural and reads Abounding In…

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Rochester, New York: Excellus BCBS: Info for 10 million breached

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A health insurer in western New York and affiliates say their computers were targeted in a cyberattack that may have provided unauthorized access to more than 10 million personal records.
The breach putting many customers on heightened alert like Teresa Minutolo of Geneva who suspects her information was compromised.
She said she noticed on August 6 that a $900 airline ticket was purchased using her only credit card. “I’m upset, I wish they would have told us sooner,” Minutolo said.
When asked about the five week gap between the discovery of cyberattack and its disclosure, Excellus said that time was used to determine exactly how many customers were potentially affected in the breach.
The company said it “immediately began working to close the vulnerability, and contacted the FBI. We have been fully cooperating with the FBI’s investigation.”
The companies say unauthorized computer access was discovered Aug. 5, and they haven’t…

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