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23 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
Otzi the iceman's hidden tattoos uncovered: Scans reveal previously unseen inkings on 5,300-year-old mummy's ribcage Valor the six-month-old miniature horse joins Los Angeles Sheriff's Department to 'heal hearts and bring smiles to people' The six-month-old animal, who will serve as a 'face' of law enforcement, aims to 'heal hearts and bring smiles to hurting people' who have suffered traumatic incidents, officials said. Adorable: Valor the miniature horse is joining the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via The Charlotte Observer
An advocacy group staged a protest at Harris Teeter in the Myers Park neighborhood Saturday, demanding that the grocery chain stop customers from openly carrying guns in its stores. Members of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America chopped up their customer loyalty cards and told a store manager they would not shop at Harris Teeter unless the policy is changed. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via News Times
Developers working in the 55-and-older home sector are gaining confidence in the market, based on a third-quarter report issued by the National Association of Home Builders. Builder confidence in the sector is up over the same period of 2013, jumping 9 points to a level of 59 -- the highest third-quarter reading since the inception of the 55+ Housing Market Index in 2008 and the 12th consecutive quarter of year-over-year improvements. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
The Newtown Legislative Council is voting Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 on a proposal recommended by t... Neighbors have been pleading with town officials to tear down the home of mass murderer Adam Lanza, with one resident saying it's "a constant reminder of the evil that resided there." Neighbors have been pleading with town officials to tear down the home of mass murderer Adam Lanza, with one resident saying it's "a constant reminder of the evil that resided there." Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via The Raw Story
The house where Adam Lanza lived with his mother Nancy Lanza is seen in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Civic officials will vote on Wednesday evening whether to demolish the Connecticut home of the 20-year-old man who killed 26 children and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Boston Herald
Long before Stephen Pasceri chose to act on his darkest impulses at Brigham and Women's Hospital yesterday, the Boston police prepared for him. "Active shooter" was the term BPD Superintendents Bobby Merner and Bernie O'Rourke kept repeating last night. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Patch.com
Newtown Action Alliance, Sandy Hook School Educators for Gun Sense and GunFreeKids.org held a press conference and rally on Tuesday "to expose the reality of the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show," the group said in a press release. The SHOT Show opened Tuesday morning in Las Vegas and is hosted by the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation . Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Yahoo!
Civic officials will vote on Wednesday evening whether to demolish the Connecticut home of the 20-year-old man who killed 26 children and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. Patricia Llodra, Newtown's most senior elected official, said in telephone interview ahead of Wednesday's public hearing, the best thing we can do to honor the families is to demolish the house. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via Patch.com
Summary This role will provide strategic partnership to the Director of Supply Chain and other cross functional partners. They will be responsible to maintain the activities of a... Established in 1989, Key Human Services, Inc. expands Keystone's vision of community-based support programs to the State of Connecticut. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via CBS Local
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Religious leaders from different faiths united Thursday to call for greater gun safety in the United States. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Daily Kos
There is some skepticism about the prospects for Soto v Bushmaster Firearms , the lawsuit filed last month on behalf of nine of the children and adults killed and a survivor wounded in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. The first courthouse battle will surely be a big one. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The Newtown Bee
Newtown was one of eight organizations and municipalities to be award a 2015 Preservation of Place Grant by Connecticut Main Street Center, the downtown revitalization and economic development nonprofit. The town plans to use the grant for Sandy Hook Village signage. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via News Times
Home sales throughout the region struggled throughout last year due to continued economic uncertainty and an inventory of foreclosed homes that have served as a drag on the market. Some, experts however, say that the depressed sales activity in the Greater Danbury area is a correction and better times lay ahead. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Market Wire
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide , the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather , announced the agency has been recognized as the Silver winner in the DTC/DTP category of the 2014 PM360 Pharma Choice Awards for their work created to support a medication used to treat multiple sclerosis. : WPPGY ) . Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via Anchorage Daily News
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Sunday Jan 11 | via SFGate
Ron Conway, founder of early stage investment fund SV Angel and early investor in Facebook, Google, PayPal and Twitter, has donated $40 million to UCSF Medical Center , SF Gate reports. Conway announced the news at a gala Saturday evening. Comment?
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