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Officials want mandatory terms for illegal gun possession

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams calls for a two-year, mandatory minimum sentence for people convicted of illegally carrying a firearm in the city.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Philadelphia, PA, Life, Lughnasadh, Bucks County, PA, Montgomery County, PA

6 hrs ago |

Congregation Beth Israel Announces Children's Programs During High Holidays

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains announced that it will offer programs for children of all ages during the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah, September 25 and 26, and Yom Kippur, October 4. "Children are always welcome at our regular High Holiday services, but we've also created age-appropriate programs to enhance the holiday experience for ... (more)


Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Life, Yom Kippur, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Franchot To Address Rural Maryland Council

Franchot plans to talk about his "Let Summer Be Summer" campaign. He supports delaying the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

Windsor Beacon

How news outlets deal with kidnapping

As kidnapped photojournalist James Wright Foley languished in the hands of terrorists, the news outlet he had been working for in the U.S. sought his release through highly secretive security channels.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Terrorism

KURB-FM Little Rock

Who'll Replace Celine Dion in Las Vegas?

Now that Celine Dion has canceled all her future engagements -- including her Las Vegas shows -- to care for her ailing husband, she's left plenty of dates open at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace with no one to perform.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Post and Courier

Police: Video may show gunman in fatal Myrtle Beach hotel shooting

A video shot outside a Myrtle Beach hotel just before four people were shot over Memorial Day weekend may show the gunman, according to investigators.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Memorial Day, Life, Summerville, SC

News Journal

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Kingwood Center looking to holidays Pumpkin glow expanding to two days; Christmas at Kingwood lasting a month Check out this story on "Every year it seems to get bigger and bigger," said Bonnie Gross, Kingwood's visitor services manager.


Related Topix: Life, Home Gardening, Home

KREM-TV Spokane

Video appears to show Islamic State beheading U.S. journalist

A gruesome video released Tuesday appears to show an Islamist fighter beheading a U.S. freelance photographer who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Life, Thanksgiving

Harvard Hillside

SpringHill Suites to salute military veterans at grand re-opening

With an appreciative nod to the legacy of its location, the Devens SpringHill Suites by Marriott, which opened in 2005 on the site of the historic Fort Devens, is doing more than showcasing its $1 million renovation on Tuesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Devens, MA, Memorial Day

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Day One of Murder Trial in 2013 Fatal Shooting of Princess Anne Man

PRINCESS ANNE , Md.- It is day one of the trial for one of four men charged in the murder of a 35-year-old man, who was shot to death on Thanksgiving in 2013.


Related Topix: Princess Anne, MD, Life, Thanksgiving, Worcester County, MD, Somerset County, MD

The Island Packet

US Marshala s arrest third person in connection with Memorial Day...

Greensboro, N.C., police arrested a man wanted in connection with one of eight confirmed shootings that happened during Memorial Day weekend.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Greensboro, NC, Guilford County, NC

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Go For the Food: Yes, you can do brunch in Rome

In this Aug. 1, 2014 photo, a plate of pizzella and a half-baguetteare displayed at the Necci bar, a bohemian outpost in Rome's edgy Pigneto neighborhood.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Lughnasadh

WFAA-TV Dallas

Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government, Life, Labor Day

The Washington Post

Pistorius brother out of ICU after car crash

A family spokeswoman says Oscar Pistorius' brother has been discharged from a hospital intensive care unit after suffering internal injuries and going into respiratory failure following a car crash.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, World News

Bakewell Today

Agricultural antics at first Buxton Show

From sheep racing to dogs herding ducks, there was plenty of farmyard frolics at the first annual Buxton Show last weekend.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Adds 'Mad Men' Star John Slattery, Actually Starts Shooting

That's right: It hasn't even been three months since Edgar Wright bowed out of directing Ant-Man - which he spent years developing - over creative differences with the mighty Marvel machine.


Related Topix: John Slattery, Memorial Day, Life, Yes Man

The Jewish Journal

Showbiz meets shtetl: Helping Hollywood get Hasidim right

Luzer Twersky, right, consulted on and plays a Hasidic character in the forthcoming film "Felix and Meira."


Related Topix: Life, Yom Kippur

Bellingham Herald

Eastwood's 'American Sniper' to hit theaters at Christmas; more release changes

When I interviewed Clint Eastwood in June about the status of "American Sniper" - the much-ballyhooed movie he stepped in to direct after Steven Spielberg stepped out - Eastwood said that he not only had already finished shooting the movie but hoped it would be ready by the end of the year.


Related Topix: Changeling, Gran Torino, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games, Life, Christmas, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood

ABC News 4 Charleston

Myrtle Beach Council to discuss Memorial Day

Myrtle Beach City Council is holding a special meeting to discuss safety and security planning for Memorial Day weekend next year.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

Thorne Today

Doncaster businesses back barracks

A selection of Doncaster businesses have donated prizes for a raffle that will put smiles on the faces of children in military families.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas