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At 12:44 p.m. on March 6, 2009, John Thuesen called 911. "120 Walcourt Loop," he told the dispatcher, breathing hard. "Gunshot victims." The dispatcher in College Station, Texas, asked what had happened. "I got mad at my girlfriend and I shot her," he...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Monday, May 2th starts Screen Free Week, which means that thousands of people will turn off their TV’s, video games, hand held devices and computers. Yes, computers have become necessary tools, but they’re also a major distraction that suck up...
From: The Non-Consumer Advocate | By: Katy | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Is Matt Bevin, the governor of Kentucky, finally so out of control that the FBI is stepping in to shut down a reign of terror that has further decimated one of the most at-risk states in America? Reuters reported on April 27 that Matt Bevin was alleged...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Monday, May 2, 2016
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No, Bernie Sanders probably won't be the Democratic nominee. But that doesn't mean this moment is over
From: Salon.com | By: Bob Cesca | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A recent investigation found that six AmeriCorps members were trained as abortion doulas to give emotional support to patients. Now, Republican Rep. Tom Cole and other anti-abortion lawmakers are calling for a larger investigation into government-funded...
From: Truthout | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Scientists try to filter the good science reporting from the bad.
From: Grist | By: Xian Chiang-Waren | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The Flemish Gut Flora Project, one of the largest population-wide studies on gut flora variation among healthy volunteers, has presented its first major results. Through the analysis of more than 1,000 human stool samples, a team of researchers led by...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Pat Morse, who operated Wadsworth Farm in Franklin for 26 years, will provide tips for successful vegetable and flower gardening at the Tuesday, May 3 meeting of the Franklin Garden Club that will take place from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Franklin Senior...
From: Franklin Matters | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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The nation's book critics naturally congregated when Don DeLillo's Point Omega appeared. In an Open Letters Peer Review feature, John Rodwan supplies a scorecard for the players.
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: John G. Rodwan, Jr. | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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One of the primary roles in my last job was training. At some point I started having panic attacks when I began my training sessions, which was a cause of real distress in the moment, but also longer term as I was now worried about my ability to do my...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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On Friday, Apr. 29, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office announced charges for a murder suspect identified as Timothy Johnson. The 25-year-old’s murder charges are reportedly in connection with the gruesome murder of Judith Therianos, a 52-year-old...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Meaghan Ellis | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Comcast wants you to know that it cares. But apparently not as much as the Twitterverse cares about mocking the media giant. In another ugly collision between corporate America and social media, Comcast launched the hashtag #ComcastCaresDay on Saturday...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Kenneally | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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At least five people including a pregnant woman were killed and more than 10 injured early Wednesday on the front line in eastern Ukraine in the worst civilian loss of life there in months, separatist officials said.The 2-year-old war has ravaged eastern...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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With just three more days of campaigning to go, Mr Murali is working hard to brandish his credentials as a community leader who is able to mobilise volunteers and resources to implement ground-up efforts for residents.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced that his son, Darren Baker, will do community service at the Washington Urban Youth Baseball Academy this summer. It's not known what the younger Baker will do at the academy.
From: MLB.com | By: Bill Ladson | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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At Sharp HospiceCare, volunteers bring comfort and stress relief to patients and caregivers.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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I'm ashamed to say I know all too well about bullying from experience — and not from being a victim. The post The Gray Area of Bullying appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Adrian Wood | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Having a gun doesn’t make you safe, and shouldn’t give you an excuse to be involved in other peoples’ business. A gun owner was fatally shot in a Dallas-area drugstore parking lot on Monday after intervening in a domestic dispute in which a woman...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Session 2: Notice-and-Takedown Process—Service Provider Response and Counter-Notifications  Official description: Handling of and response to notices, including timing and notices from high-volume senders; sending and handling of counter-notifications;...
From: Rebecca Tushnet | By: Rebecca Tushnet | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Conservatives and conventional wisdom have told us that it’s only rash teenagers getting abortions. But it’s not irresponsibility that makes women and girls seek abortion care. It’s their awareness of just how massive a commitment parenting is....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Cynthia Greenlee | Monday, May 2, 2016
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I realize that my reading habits are not those of your typical American news consumer. In addition to a heavy, heavy daily dose of the offerings of major newspapers and the websites of broadcast operations, I frequent many alternative sites linked to...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A West Virginia man turned himself in over the weekend after a gun he was carrying in his back pocket discharged at a children’s swimming lesson. Jackie Kay told Charleston Gazette-Mail that her daughter was in the pool with other children, and that...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The 17-year-old Lincoln High junior was judged among the 10 most impressive from a field of more than 29,000 youth volunteers. She has created and led a large nonprofit devoted to helping break the cycle of poverty for homeless youth.
From: OregonLive | By: Betsy Hammond | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Readers react to articles in Science Times.
From: New York Times | Monday, May 2, 2016
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by Ana Sofia Knauf We'll miss you. Kelly O Sad news, folks: Music venue/art gallery/café/quirky clothing retailer hybrid Cairo announced today that is closing up shop after eight years at it's home on East Summit Avenue and East Mercer Street. Now,...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Monday, May 2, 2016
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About 25 years ago, I covered a meeting of pagans –- or witches –- or maybe it was both, for The Houston Chronicle. They were decked out in all manner of robes, rabbits foot talismans and jewelry.  What struck me about this particular group was...
From: Get Religion | By: Julia Duin | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A teenage volunteer firefighter is facing 18 counts of arson in Canada after an investigation found he set several of the fires he helped extinguish, CTV News reports. Lawson Michael Schalm, 19, was charged in connection with a string of fires in the...
From: New York Post | By: Fox News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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We’ll be taking our engagement photos here. In one month. Ahhh! // Image via Reddit There’s a lot of advice out there on what to wear for your engagement photos, ranging from... read more The post The Three S’s: How We Created Our Engagement Look...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Feather | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The Scouts learned how the volunteers who provide care for baby raccoons, squirrels, rabbits, foxes, and deer take precautions so that the animals do not form attachments to humans so that they can be returned to the wild.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Community Bulletin | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Campaign in overdrive in desperate bid to wrestle state from Trump Inside Ted Cruz’s second-floor campaign office here on a recent afternoon, there were telltale signs of an operation in overdrive: dozens of volunteers calling voters and re­fueling...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Commemoration for Sean Hurley – only Cork volunteer to die in Dublin over Easter Week
From: Irish Times | Monday, May 2, 2016
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This supernatural horror as allegory for virulent racism is what has increasingly tarnished H.P. Lovecraft’s legacy, and what makes Victor LaValle’s rebuke so sharp. The post All of This Is Mine: A Conversation with Victor LaValle appeared first...
From: The Millions | By: Madeleine Monson-Rosen | Monday, May 2, 2016
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*subhead*Use things, not people.*subhead*COMMENTARY: Volunteering our bodies for non-therapeutic enhancement and experimentation isn’t patriotic.I will admit the question was loaded. I asked various Catholics, through my blog and social media, who...
From: Creative Minority Report | By: Rebecca Taylor | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The clean-up was one of many organised by the Oxygen Environmental Group so far this year and had the support of Fujairah Fishermen Association, government departments and diving centres.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Hundreds of volunteers who maintain state parks and historical sites were honored
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Community Bulletin | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Ma‘an reports, "Israel’s punitive ban on cement imports into the Gaza Strip has prevented hundreds of families from rebuilding their homes devastated by the 2014 war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a press release...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The eldest Obama daughter will defer her admission to Harvard for a year, unlike many who must race through college
From: Salon.com | By: Erin Coulehan | Monday, May 2, 2016
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by Ana Sofia Knauf By Sunday evening, arrested nine protesters were arrested and five SPD officers were injured. Anel Herz Yesterday Was May Day: We ran a play-by-play here. Festivities began peacefully, including an El Comite march for immigrant and...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Monday, May 2, 2016
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"People will abandon him like crazy."
From: Politico | By: Nick Gass | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A rescue team has made a miraculous discovery in the rubble of Ecuador’s strongest earthquake, long after they expected to find any survivors. A 72-year-old man named Manuel Vasquez was found in the remains of a building that had partially collapsed...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Shelley Hazen | Monday, May 2, 2016
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We can get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life that we often forget to think of others. But a small gesture of kindness can not only make someone else's entire day, but it can also make you feel good. So why not spread the love and...
From: SavvySugar | By: Euna Park | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Getty Images Malia Obama is following in her parents’ footsteps when it comes to college and is set to attend Harvard. The oldest daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama has officially committed to the Cambridge, Massachusetts,...
From: Clutch Magazine | By: Clutch | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Sam Turner, Deseret News...
From: NewsOK | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Sea turtle nesting season officially began Sunday and will continue into October, with Florida hosting 90 percent of nests in the United States. Wes Moore, a volunteer for the Ponte Vedra Sea Turtle Patrol, said volunteers will patrol the shoreline on...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Emelia Hitchner | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The 2016 NFL Draft just ended, but it's never too early to look ahead to 2017. See who I project to the Panthers in next year's NFL Draft. Also don't forget to scroll to the bottom to check-out my 150-player Big Board. While it may seem lazy, I decided...
From: Cat Scratch Reader | By: durst | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Last time, Mercy found out the political campaign she was working for didn't have a candidate that was in his best health- but they were pushing him into the governor's mansion anyway. In today's finale, she confronts a hacker and a harsh reality…...
From: The Daily WTF | By: Erik Gern | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A top former US diplomat says refugees and tribalism are pulling Europe apart and that the US needs to get involved- to help Europe by helping refugees.
From: WBUR | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A family went missing during a flood in Palestine, Texas. After rescuers came to evacuate the neighborhood, residents noticed that one family wasn’t present. On Saturday, a grandmother and her four grandchildren were in their Palestine home. The area...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Antonio J. Newell | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A guilty verdict for a volunteer sheriff’s deputy in Oklahoma is the latest conviction of police in on-duty shootings, a departure from past years when officers were rarely even charged. Videos play a role, a prosecutor says....
From: Wall Street Journal | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Bernie Sanders’ team announced on Sunday that almost one-million donations came in to his presidential campaign fund in April. Donations in April totaling $25.8 million were less than March’s major haul, but still far exceeding the monthly average...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dawn Papple | Monday, May 2, 2016
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