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8 hrs ago | O-R Online
The conventional wisdom over the last 30 years or so is that part of the reason President Ronald Reagan enjoyed so much success on the national stage is he gave conservatism a genial face and a sunny veneer – no longer was it the pinched, sour creed of Barry Goldwater, who scolded that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no ... (more)
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13 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Twenty-six cyclists arrived on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday following a marathon ride from Newtown, Conn.
13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty speaks on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, with other elected officials from Connecticut and Team 26, a group of cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, in honor of victims of gun violence and to urge Congress to act to prevent gun violence.
13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
Connecticut lawmakers greeted the "bike messengers'' of Team 26 in front of the U.S. Capitol with a pledge to keep fighting for expanded background checks and other proposals to control gun violence, no matter how long it takes.
14 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
Adam Lanza is pictured in this undated image from 2005 in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Kateleen Foy, Kateleen Foy/Getty Images That's possible, said mental health experts.
17 hrs ago | Patch.com
A Florida man who had taken up residence in Newtown was arrested late last week as a fugitive from justice.
20 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News
Murrieta police and firefighters this week will be simulating a mass casualty operation where rescuers work to stop a rampaging gunman while trying to save as many lives as possible.
23 hrs ago | Milford Mirror
File Photo: People gathered under umbrellas in front of City Hall during a candlelight vigil following the Newtown shootings.
Yesterday | WSOCTV
A plan to install security cameras at Charlotte Mecklenburg elementary schools could be approved by the board Tuesday.
A fire at a combination commercial and apartment building on Greenwood Avenue forced the evacuation of a dozen residents and closed the road for nearly three hours Monday afternoon.
The state Senate's top leader escalated his criticism Monday of proposed legislation which, in reaction to the 2012 Newtown school killings, would significantly restrict citizens' right to obtain law enforcement records such as tapes of 911 emergency calls, crime photos and identities of witnesses.
The General Assembly is considering a bill inspired by the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings that would allow the public to see homicide photos and listen to 911 tapes, but not necessarily take those records home.
"True Detective": Scenes of violence are routine in prime-time TV now, especially with the resurgence of crime and horror series such as "True Detective," which had its first season finale on Sunday, March 9. The show stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of investigators uncovering grisly murders.
Police Canine Officer Felicia Figol attends to Saint, the police department's German shepherd, who is sitting in a specialized police-marked Ford Explorer SUV that is used for dog transport.
Photo: Office Of The State's Attorney J 083- Front of SHES Photos from the Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury on the Shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School and 36 Yoganda Street, Newtown Connecticut.
There seems to be an increase in the reported incidence of dogs being attacked by coyotes and not just in rural areas.