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Astronomers Release Stunning Images of Nearby Galaxies

Astronomers Release Stunning Images of Nearby Galaxies

| May 19, 2018 | 23 Comments

Newsweek reports astronomers released images from the most wide-ranging ultraviolet light survey of nearby star-forming galaxies to date. The project, known as LEGUS (Legacy Extra Galactic UV Survey), researchers used Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3, and the Advanced Camera to capture both ultraviolet and visible images of 50 neighboring galaxies, which lie within a 60 […]

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Robert Livingston sentenced

Robert Livingston sentenced

| May 19, 2018 | 35 Comments

We wrote about Robert Livingston late last year when the former mayor of Lakeland, Minnesota pleaded guilty to pretending to have a military career. He stole more than $137,000 in veteran healthcare and disability payments from the VA. He was sentenced to two years probation this week according to KSTP; He admitted to federal agents […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| May 19, 2018 | 5 Comments

From Shaler, Pennsylvania; Police in Shaler say they are investigating a home invasion in the area of Crest Lane. Police say two men tried to enter a home around 8 p.m. Friday. A shelter in place recommendation issued by police shortly after 8 p.m. has since been lifted and police say they don’t think the […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| May 18, 2018 | 118 Comments

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Santa Fe High School shooting

Santa Fe High School shooting

| May 18, 2018 | 95 Comments

Fox News reports that at least eight people have been killed in Santa Fe High School in Texas. The reported firearm was a shotgun; A student told ABC 13 one of the educators, a former Marine, pulled the fire alarm to alert the school of an active shooting situation. Galveston County Sheriff’s Maj. Douglas Hudson […]

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Alex Wolpert is NOT a Marine Corps veteran

Alex Wolpert is NOT a Marine Corps veteran

| May 18, 2018 | 74 Comments

Earlier this week, Alex Wolpert made headlines in Sacramento, California when he confronted an elderly Laotian immigrant who was wearing a camouflage T-shirt; The Laotian couple’s daughter, who first posted the video, explained that her father had just dropped off his wife and parked near 16th Street and Broadway in Sacramento. That’s when Alex Wolpert […]

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Confirmed!

Confirmed!

| May 18, 2018 | 40 Comments

National Politics News reports today Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA, after a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency’s harsh interrogation program after 9/11. Thursday’s count of 54-45 votes was the closest for a CIA nominee in the nearly seven decades that confirmation […]

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AF apologizes for tweet

AF apologizes for tweet

| May 18, 2018 | 45 Comments

The Air Force tweeted the above message to their followers and then deleted it and apologized, for some reason. We apologize for the earlier tweet regarding the A-10. It was made in poor taste and we are addressing it internally. It has since been removed. — U.S. Air Force (@usairforce) May 17, 2018 Own that […]

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