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  1. #16
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    Rumor has it there will be a press conference soon.

    http://www.fox17.com/news/features/live/


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    New kids missing all the time, it's just so sad. I hope he's found soon.

    I love how they got this news out and got busy!


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    Chris Cannon ‏@NC5_ChrisCannon 6s

    BREAKING: Volunteer searchers for Ben Tipton are meeting at 9422 Port Royal in Spring Hill, just down from Kroger.
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    Live update coming up, but no mention of a press conference:

    http://www.fox17.com/news/features/live/


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    I sure hope this young man is found soon...

    It is dark.... And he needs to be warm and safe at home with his family...

    Last edited by IHAVENOCLUE; 09-17-2013 at 10:40 PM. Reason: iPadism...


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    From live report:

    Still searching, dozens of volunteers waiting to help.
    Dozens might not be accurate, it looks like more than that.
    People on foot, helicopters and K9's.

    Update from Sheriff's Department in the next 10 minutes.

    WZTV FOX 17 ‏@wztv_fox17 2m

    Breaking: Search continues for 11 yr old Ben Tipton. Spring Hill boy is missing. http://tinyurl.com/k7n7j2a pic.twitter.com/hTaFZK8kQT


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    I do hope Ben is found soon! My 12yo son and I were watching TV (40 miles from Ben's original location) when we got the Amber Alert on Comcast. The look on my son's face both terrified me and made me sigh in relief at the same time. DS finally gets why I won't let him 'just ride his bike around the block' or why I won't 'just let him ride two streets over to visit his friend', the world is not a safe place for our children anymore... period, even in a neighborhood your father (as my son's did) grew up in. It is not safe ANYWHERE anymore!

    My prayers are with this family tonight. I do hope this young boy just wandered off, or 'ran away'. Anything more breaks my heart.
    There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief.. and unspeakable love. --Washington Irving


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    Quote Originally Posted by scmom View Post
    Gah. I must've missed it?

    I have a female anchor person talking about a cpap machine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scmom View Post
    What did they say? I somehow missed it too.


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    LE has checked surveillance tapes that were available. Dogs are out. Many trails around. Will let people know if more volunteers are needed. People are providing food, water, whatever is needed.


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    NewsChannel 5 ‏@NC5 41s

    Volunteers are searching brush near Port Royal & Bucker for missing 11-year-old Ben Tipton. http://fb.me/6veFWeArm


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    I posted this as soon as I saw it (this is my local area, sort of). Feel free to edit however it need to be! Sorry.
    They're certainly entitled to think that, and they're entitled to full respect for their opinions... but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.- Atticus Finch


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    Quote Originally Posted by Roxye View Post
    I do hope Ben is found soon! My 12yo son and I were watching TV (40 miles from Ben's original location) when we got the Amber Alert on Comcast. The look on my son's face both terrified me and made me sigh in relief at the same time. DS finally gets why I won't let 'just ride his bike around the block' or I won't 'just let him ride two streets over to visit his friend', the world is not a safe place for our children anymore... period, even in a neighborhood your father (as my son's did) grew up in. It is not safe ANYWHERE anymore!

    My prayers are with this family tonight. I do hope this young boy just wandered off, or 'ran away'. Anything more breaks my heart.
    Your son is as safe as he would have been in the 1950's, when kids rode bikes around their neighborhoods.

    Violent crime has not risen against strangers since then. Your son is as safe as you were, in the "good old days". The only thing that has changed is our obsession with crime, and our access to news stories.

    So sad that your son is terrified. There is really NO NEED for him to be. Stranger abductions are excessively rare.


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    Low tonight is supposed to be 60+ degrees, that's a good thing.
    Mid 80's tomorrow with possible rain. Also a good thing.
    Very moderate weather and temperatures.


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