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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Generous journalist touched many before his death at 32Editor's note: Mira Lowe is a senior editor for Features at CNN Digital. She ov
Generous journalist touched many before his death at 32
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 hours ago
Editor's note: Mira Lowe is a senior editor for Features at CNN Digital. She oversaw the hiring of Michael J. Feeney, who had been due to start work at CNN in January. (CNN) -- Michael J. Feeney was someone who walked the talk. In his 2014... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Brookfield Man Killed In Plane Crash With Retired Sikorsky PresidentBROOKFIELD, Conn. — Nicholas "Nick" Tramontano of Brookfield died while doing s
Brookfield Man Killed In Plane Crash With Retired Sikorsky President
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 6 hours ago
BROOKFIELD, Conn. — Nicholas "Nick" Tramontano of Brookfield died while doing something that he loved, according to multiple media reports. Tramontano, 72, was killed in the crash of a vintage World War II plane piloted by his good friend, former... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dan Morain: A doctor digs deep in quest for ways to save livesDr. Garen Wintemute digs deep into his wallet to keep the lights on at a squat,
Dan Morain: A doctor digs deep in quest for ways to save lives
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
Dr. Garen Wintemute digs deep into his wallet to keep the lights on at a squat, nondescript building near the UC Davis Medical Center, understanding lives of people he will never know could depend on it. The building is unmarked, intentionally so.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sandy Hook Promise program aims to end social isolationBy JORDYN GRZELEWSKI jgrzelewski@vindy.com Start with hello. It’s a simple g
Sandy Hook Promise program aims to end social isolation
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 hours ago
By JORDYN GRZELEWSKI jgrzelewski@vindy.com Start with hello. It’s a simple gesture that some family members of the 26 victims who were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., hope can help prevent a similar... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Kids urged to ‘Start with Hello’ Friendship said to help prevent school violence Pam Steurer of Columbus, a co
Kids urged to ‘Start with Hello’
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 hours ago
Friendship said to help prevent school violence Pam Steurer of Columbus, a contract presenter for Sandy Hook Promise, introduces herself to, from left, Miracle Carthage, Jazmine Gallegos, and Nevaeh Morgan, first... Read more
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Variety
'Under the Gun'Cutting through political talking points to focus on facts and firsthand accoun
'Under the Gun'
Variety / Posted 19 hours ago
Cutting through political talking points to focus on facts and firsthand accounts, “Under the Gun” is an essential primer on the rise of gun violence in the U.S. With this follow-up to the food-industry takedown “Fed Up,” director Stephanie Soechtig... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gunpowder on altar for Lent: Two O.C. churches cross racial boundaries to focus on violence, peaceAlongside two bowls of ashes that will sit on the altar at St. Mark Presbyteria
Gunpowder on altar for Lent: Two O.C. churches cross racial boundaries to focus on violence, peace
Orange County Register / Posted 20 hours ago
Alongside two bowls of ashes that will sit on the altar at St. Mark Presbyterian today, there will be a third bowl – bearing gunpowder. While the ashes will grace the foreheads of the faithful on Ash Wednesday as a reminder of their mortality, the... Read more
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The Hill
Gun politics stymie mental health pushPartisan tensions over gun control popped up during a Senate hearing on mental
Gun politics stymie mental health push
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
Partisan tensions over gun control popped up during a Senate hearing on mental healthcare reform Wednesday, threatening the effort to find a bipartisan path forward. The Senate Judiciary Committee examined a bill from Sen. John Cornyn (Texas), the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Sandy Hook Promise program encourages kindness at TPS eventPublished: Wednesday, 2/10/2016 - Updated: 3 minutes ago Hundreds of student
Sandy Hook Promise program encourages kindness at TPS event
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
Published: Wednesday, 2/10/2016 - Updated: 3 minutes ago Hundreds of students at Sherman Elementary School are among children at 30 Toledo schools learning a seemingly simple lesson this... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Rep. Chris Harris co-sponsors legislationto provide economic developmentCourtesy Photo State Rep. Chris Harris, left, discusses details of legislation
Rep. Chris Harris co-sponsors legislationto provide economic development
Williamson Daily News / Posted yesterday
Courtesy Photo State Rep. Chris Harris, left, discusses details of legislation he co-sponsored with House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins that would provide the same types of economic incentives to Kentucky’s coal industry and processing companies... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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The News-Times
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughterAt the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snipp
Grammy-nominated jazz album, ‘Beautiful Life,’ memorial to a daughter
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
At the start of the opening track, “Saludos” (or “Greetings”), there is a snippet of Ana singing at a Christmas celebration with her mother’s family in Puerto Rico. Then toward the end, she reappears for a longer solo, singing a hymn, “Come Thou... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Proposal to arm Kent teachers stirs debateKENT — A proposal for a school safety program that includes arming teachers and
Proposal to arm Kent teachers stirs debate
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
KENT — A proposal for a school safety program that includes arming teachers and other school staffers with guns has drawn sharp criticism from the governor and stirred a heated debate among local officials. The program pays tuition, and room and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Waters surrounding North Jersey are littered with millions of plastic particlesThe waters surrounding North Jersey are littered with millions of tiny plastic
Waters surrounding North Jersey are littered with millions of plastic particles
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
The waters surrounding North Jersey are littered with millions of tiny plastic particles ranging from pulverized polystyrene food boxes to microscopic beads from beauty products that can’t be filtered in wastewater plants, according to a report... Read more
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Countryside Suburban Life
'New York' to premiere at Theatre of Western SpringsDirector Greg Kolack said the play isn’t about the events of 9/11, but rather h
'New York' to premiere at Theatre of Western Springs
Countryside Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
Director Greg Kolack said the play isn’t about the events of 9/11, but rather how the lives of 15 people were changed forever on that tragic day. “These are all very human stories, and there is a lot of humor,” said Kolack, who is an... Read more
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The News-Times
Newtown cancels Tuesday community center meeting; Satruday meeting is last chanceNEWTOWN - The Newtown Community Center Commission canceled a forum planned Tues
Newtown cancels Tuesday community center meeting; Satruday meeting is last chance
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
NEWTOWN - The Newtown Community Center Commission canceled a forum planned Tuesday night to solicit imput from residents about building a community center. Residents’ final opportunities to give their opinions and learn more about the community... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Theater: Tiny Puzzle Piece troupe settles into Ferndale homeKaren Minard (from left), Alaster Demetri, Laura Heikkinen and Zach Hendrickson
Theater: Tiny Puzzle Piece troupe settles into Ferndale home
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Karen Minard (from left), Alaster Demetri, Laura Heikkinen and Zach Hendrickson in Puzzle Piece Theatre�s production of �R.U.R. (Rossum�s Universal Robots)� Feb. 12-28. Courtesy Puzzle Piece Theatre Inside a makeshift Ferndale stage with a couple... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Campaign aims to reduce student isolationDANBURY - The silent suffering of students who struggle with isolation can be s
Campaign aims to reduce student isolation
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
DANBURY - The silent suffering of students who struggle with isolation can be soothed by the kindness of peers before their loneliness becomes destructive, a Sandy Hook charity said Monday during the launch of a nationwide peer support program. “One... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Dozens of emergency responders rush to bus crash in MadisonMadison’s emergency responders were the first to answer the call after a charte
Dozens of emergency responders rush to bus crash in Madison
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
Madison’s emergency responders were the first to answer the call after a charter bus overturned on I-95 north on Monday. The 911 calls started rolling in to Madison Police Headquarters at about 12:20 p.m. That’s when first responders rushed to the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster ChurchBREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shoot
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster Church
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 2 days ago
BREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shooting more than three years ago told a group gathered Sunday at First Baptist Church in Brewster that their faith has helped them continue without their children, according... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster ChurchBREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shoot
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster Church
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 2 days ago
BREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shooting more than three years ago told a group gathered Sunday at First Baptist Church in Brewster that their faith has helped them continue without their children, according... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster ChurchBREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shoot
Mothers Of Sandy Hook Victims Talk About Faith At Brewster Church
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 2 days ago
BREWSTER, N. Y. -- Two mothers who lost children in the Sandy Hook School shooting more than three years ago told a group gathered Sunday at First Baptist Church in Brewster that their faith has helped them continue without their children, according... Read more
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Crosscut
A new loophole in gun background checks?A new exception to gun background checks is proposed for nonprofit fundraising
A new loophole in gun background checks?
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
A new exception to gun background checks is proposed for nonprofit fundraising activities, such as raffles. Credit: Randy Heinitz A bill in the state Senate would create a new exception to the state’s background check laws, allowing for the... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Sandy Hook moms haunted by daughters’ deathsMonday, February 8, 2016 BREWSTER – Two mothers of young girls who died in the
Sandy Hook moms haunted by daughters’ deaths
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 days ago
Monday, February 8, 2016 BREWSTER – Two mothers of young girls who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre three years ago told Brewster congregants on Sunday that their faith in God has kept them going ever since their children were... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dumping coal stock was easy, oil not so muchThe decision by the California State Teachers’ Retirement System board last wee
Dumping coal stock was easy, oil not so much
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The decision by the California State Teachers’ Retirement System board last week to unload its remaining coal holdings was significant, but mostly for its symbolism. As required by legislation carried by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León last... Read more
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News Mail
Father and son river adventure ends in full-scale searchA FULL-SCALE search was launched for 32-year-man and his 11-year-old son who fa
Father and son river adventure ends in full-scale search
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A FULL-SCALE search was launched for 32-year-man and his 11-year-old son who failed to turn up at Bingera Weir after entering the Burnett River on tube floatation devices. The costly search included the RACQ CareFlight Rescue Chopper at $12,500 per... Read more
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Billboard
Watch the Armed Forces Chorus Sing 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl 50Super Bowl 50 kicked off in formal fashion as the Armed Forces Chorus treated a
Watch the Armed Forces Chorus Sing 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl 50
Billboard / Posted 3 days ago
Super Bowl 50 kicked off in formal fashion as the Armed Forces Chorus treated all in attendance to a solemn rendition of "America the Beautiful." Comprised of choir members from numerous divisions of the US Army, Navy and Air Force, the song and... Read more
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Salon.com
A fortified bonanza of white men and manhood: What the hell was I doing at the biggest gun trade show in the world?2016 SHOT Show was held this past week in the cross hairs of the Las Vegas Stri
A fortified bonanza of white men and manhood: What the hell was I doing at the biggest gun trade show in the world?
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
2016 SHOT Show was held this past week in the cross hairs of the Las Vegas Strip. It’s the biggest gun trade show in the world with 62,000 attendees and industry dealers from 100 countries showing the latest in firearms technology. Every possible... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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News Mail
BREAKING: Frantic search for father and son on riverAN RACQ Careflight chopper, the SES and several swift water crews are believed
BREAKING: Frantic search for father and son on river
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
AN RACQ Careflight chopper, the SES and several swift water crews are believed to be searching for a father and son who did not return from a trip on the Burnett River. It is believed the area between Cedars Crossing and Sandy Hook is being... Read more
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The New Canaan News
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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The News-Times
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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Darien News-Review
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten
The danger between ‘temporary’ and ‘permanent’
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Since the mass-shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut has gotten high marks from gun-violence-prevention groups for its stringent laws governing who may and may not purchase or possess firearms. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
People who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violenceOn Jan. 26, FBI agents made public a foiled plot against the Freemasons. Samy M
People who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
On Jan. 26, FBI agents made public a foiled plot against the Freemasons. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh was arrested with a machine gun and silencer. The FBI alleges that he intended to storm the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Milwaukee and kill upwards of 30... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts has tough gun laws, fewer domestic killingsBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has some of the toughest gun laws in the country an
Massachusetts has tough gun laws, fewer domestic killings
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has some of the toughest gun laws in the country and relatively few fatal domestic violence shootings of states with similar populations. Here’s a look at the number of killings and the laws meant to help curb the violence... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Even gun-control advocates own stock in firearms makersBarack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the
Even gun-control advocates own stock in firearms makers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the U.S. President, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension fund that holds stock in gun and ammunition companies. Although Mr. Obama’s stake is... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in GeorgiaATLANTA (AP) - School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have be
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) - School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many metro Atlanta schools. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (bit.ly/20c8eS0) that school safety has changed in recent years with mass... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in GeorgiaSchool safety has changed in recent years with mass shootings such as the 2012
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
School safety has changed in recent years with mass shootings such as the 2012 incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 students and six staff members were killed by a gunman, still fresh in the minds of many Americans, The Atlanta... Read more
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Asian journal
Away from guns to a national culture of finding grace and peace within“IN watching the coverage of the murders that have taken place in Connecticut,
Away from guns to a national culture of finding grace and peace within
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
“IN watching the coverage of the murders that have taken place in Connecticut, the same arguments prevail from the last shootings we have witnessed: ‘the guy who did this was mentally deranged, mentally ill, evil’; this time the news reported the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Facebook's War On Freedom Of SpeechMost people on the Internet probably only come in contact with less than a doze
Facebook's War On Freedom Of Speech
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Most people on the Internet probably only come in contact with less than a dozen sites. Google, with its Gmail and YouTube, Facebook, perhaps a random community like Tumblr, a couple of image boards, the occasional visit to Amazon, maybe some news... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Chairman: Kent school board won’t discuss arming teachersCortese, in a statement, condemned the selectmen’s 2-1 vote this week to recomm
Chairman: Kent school board won’t discuss arming teachers
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
Cortese, in a statement, condemned the selectmen’s 2-1 vote this week to recommend the “FASTER Saves Lives” program, which took place before the program was discussed with school district officials. “It is disappointing that the Kent Board of... Read more
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The News-Times
Chairman: Kent school board won’t discuss arming teachersCortese, in a statement, condemned the selectmen’s 2-1 vote this week to recomm
Chairman: Kent school board won’t discuss arming teachers
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Cortese, in a statement, condemned the selectmen’s 2-1 vote this week to recommend the “FASTER Saves Lives” program, which took place before the program was discussed with school district officials. “It is disappointing that the Kent Board of... Read more
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