Police Find Mom of Baby Abandoned in Sydney Drain

Police Find Mom of Baby Abandoned in Sydney Drain Police Find Mom of Baby Abandoned in Sydney DrainABC NewsPolice in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway. The baby, who is only a few days old, was in a serious but stable condition in Sydney's Westmead Children's ...Police interview mother of newborn baby found abandoned in Sydney drain The Guardian
  November 23, 2014  

A Navy Vet’s Case For Gun Control

A Navy Vet's Case For Gun ControlDaily BeastOther times it's a country such as Kazakhstan, in need of heavy machinery. Sometimes it's a film crew, transporting wolves to Siberia for a movie. In 2005, the company got a call from a new, unexpected client: The Centers for Disease Control and ...
  November 23, 2014  

Nolan M. Burch: Another Fraternity House Death

     West Virginia University in Morgantown is well-known for being a party school where excessive drinking is part of the student culture. As anyone familiar with campus life knows, ground zero for the drinking/party scene are fraternities that are essentially drinking clubs. WVU, of course, is just one of many universities and colleges where students can take cake courses and party more than they study.     On October 15, 2014, the national chapter of Kappa Sigma suspended the WVU chart...

Writing Quote: The Objective Biographer

The dangers of biography are inaccuracy and hero worship. The biographer needs to cultivate an objective eye that fits his subject into the world with compassion. Most biographers treat their subjects as one of three things: an example, a victim, or a source of wisdom.Peter Rubie, Telling the Story, 2003 

Whackademia Quote: Graduating Magna Cum Debt

     The average amount of student debt per borrower in 2013, according to a study released on November 13, 2014 by the Institute for College Access and Success's Project on Student Debt, is $28,400…Matthew Reed, who directed the study, said the report aims to analyze increasing student debt averages for graduates with a bachelor's degree at a time when the cost of higher education is rising…     "Debt varies from state to state and college-to-college so where you go to school can mak...

Writing Quote: Is Romance a Genre or a Marketing Label?

Writing Quote: Is Romance a Genre or a Marketing Label? I don't wholly agree with the label "romance." It is for me chiefly a marketing label, not a creative one. When Kathleen Woodiwiss and Margaret Mitchell were penning their first books, they weren't writing "romance." They were writing from their hearts like any other writer. Publishing labeled the books "romance." Publishing, in trying to imitate the success of these books, had superimposed rules and defined a genre. The best "romance writers" write from their hearts and break "rules" all over ...

Suspects identified in Twin Falls bank robbery

Suspects identified in Twin Falls bank robbery Suspects identified in Twin Falls bank robberyKTVBShawn Douglas Smith, 19, of Ketchum, and Juan Alberto Loredo, 22, of Salinas, Calif., are each charged with bank robbery and aggravated assault with a weapon. Loredo was also charged with felony eluding and Smith was charged with felony possession ...Photos Released of Bank Robbery Suspects Twin Falls Times-News2 In Custody Following Bank Robbery KMVTRobbery at Twin Falls Bank News Radio 1310 KLIX Turn to 10  - WLNE-TV (ABC6)  - Pr...
  November 23, 2014  

Police Blotter: Graffiti in Randolph; resisting arrest in Mount Olive

Police Blotter: Graffiti in Randolph; resisting arrest in Mount OliveDaily Record•At 8:21 p.m. on Oct. 29, Jessica Villars, 22, of Livingston, was stopped after police observed a motor vehicle violation take place on Greenvillage Road. Police detected to odor of marijuana from within in her vehicle and Villars was placed under ...
  November 23, 2014  

Police: Woman Shot And Killed In Midtown Tulsa

Police: Woman Shot And Killed In Midtown Tulsa Police: Woman Shot And Killed In Midtown TulsaNews On 6Walker issued an update on the murder Saturday afternoon, stating police wanted to talk to Newton, who has a history of drug and other convictions. Walker said there are no outstanding warrants for Newton's arrest, but investigators wanted to question ...Murder in Mid-town Tulsa KTULTulsa police searching for suspect in early morning murder KOKH FOX25
  November 23, 2014  

Palestinian house torched in suspected hate crime

Palestinian house torched in suspected hate crime Palestinian house torched in suspected hate crimeThe Times of IsraelOn November 12, a West Bank mosque in the neighboring Palestinian town of al-Mughayir was set on fire, in what local residents said was a “price tag” attack by extremists, but what police said did not look like a hate crime. The incident did not ...
  November 23, 2014