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12 Killed In Shooting At Colorado Movie Theater

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A heavily armed man entered a movie theater in suburban Denver early Friday and opened fire, killing at least 12 people and injuring 50 others. The incident, which took place about 12:30 a.m.
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12 shot dead at 'Dark Knight Rises' screening in Aurora, Colorado

12 shot dead at 'Dark Knight Rises' screening in Aurora, Colorado | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET: Twelve people were killed and at least 50 others wounded early Friday when a gunman wearing a bullet-proof vest opened fire during a midnight screening of the latest Batman movie near Denver, authorities and witnesses said.
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Lettuce photo gets 3 Burger King workers fired - Technology - MiamiHerald.com

Lettuce photo gets 3 Burger King workers fired - Technology - MiamiHerald.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Burger King says three workers were fired after a photo posted online appeared to show an employee stepping on lettuce in bins at a northwest Ohio restaurant.
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Fly First Class To Hong Kong For $33

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NEW YORK -- It was an airfare deal too good to be true: fly first class to Hong Kong for just 4 frequent flier miles and $33 in taxes. Clearly, it was a computer glitch.
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Operation ‘Buffalo’ Leads to Arrest of Italian Mozzarella King over Mafia Links | NewsFeed | TIME.com

Operation ‘Buffalo’ Leads to Arrest of Italian Mozzarella King over Mafia Links | NewsFeed | TIME.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The president of  one of the oldest and most internationally known mozzarella makers in Italy has been arrrested on suspicions of links to organized crime.
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Suicide Bomber Responsible For Deadly Bus Attack

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BURGAS, Bulgaria, July 19 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber carried out the attack that killed eight people in a bus transporting Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, the country's interior minister said on Thursday, and Israel accused Iranian-backed...
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Dozens at City Hall speak their minds over Walmart at Midtown Miami - Downtown/Biscayne Corridor - MiamiHerald.com

Planners rejected a proposal to allow cargo bay for the store on North Miami Avenue as 200 showed up to fight for and against the plan.
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Burn victims heal and share stories at UM/Jackson trauma center - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Every time Michael Brewer looks in the mirror, he is reminded of the blaze that charred his skin and changed his life.
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Giant, Aggressive Lizard On The Loose In Colorado

Giant, Aggressive Lizard On The Loose In Colorado | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
DENVER -- A sheriff has warned residents in a tourist town northwest of Colorado Springs that a strong, aggressive 6-foot lizard that eats small animals – including dogs and cats – is on the loose in the area.
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Massachusetts Targets Killer Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

Massachusetts Targets Killer Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
By Ros Krasny BOSTON, July 17 (Reuters) - Massachusetts will launch an urgent campaign of aerial spraying after numerous mosquito samples collected in the southeast of the state tested positive for the killer Eastern Equine...
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Can We Fix Computer Science Education in America? | Techland | TIME.com

Can We Fix Computer Science Education in America? | Techland | TIME.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The tech industry is one of the few bright spots in a dim economy. So why aren't we teaching kids the skills they need to participate in it?
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Will County Judge Allegedly Accessed Porn From Courthouse Computer

Will County Judge Allegedly Accessed Porn From Courthouse Computer | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The State of Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board filed a complaint Friday in response to a Chicago Sun-Times investigation that reported 243 incidents where pornographic material was accessed with Will County Judge Joseph C.
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W South Beach Condo Developer Sued by Four NFL Players - Miami News - Riptide 2.0

W South Beach Condo Developer Sued by Four NFL Players - Miami News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The W South Beach has to deal with four angry NFL players. The player have filed four separate lawsuits against...
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Video: Obama on Colorado Shooting: 'Such Evil Is Senseless'

The president comments on fatal shooting at movie theater in Aurora, Colo.
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Man Writes Own Obituary to Get a Few Things off His Chest

Man Writes Own Obituary to Get a Few Things off His Chest | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Val Patterson would like to apologize for stealing that safe. And faking his Ph.D.
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Mona Lisa's Skeleton Found? : Discovery News

Mona Lisa's Skeleton Found? : Discovery News | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
A complete skeleton has been found at the site of a former nunnery in Italy and may belong to the woman who is believed to have posed for Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
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Can Jeremy Lin's Appeal In China Really Help Houston's Bottom Line?

Can Jeremy Lin's Appeal In China Really Help Houston's Bottom Line? | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The Rockets, having drafted Yao Ming, know how to market in China, where Jeremy Lin is wildly popular...
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Miami-Dade Teacher Arrested on Drugs, Burglary Charges

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A Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher, who says she has worked at Earlington Heights Elementary for seven years, was arrested after police say she burglarized a home and possessed drugs.

Reina Marta Herrera, 32, was arrested Tuesday and faces charges including burglary, grand theft, heroin possession and criminal mischief. She remains in the Women’s Detention Center held on $23,000 bond.

Miami-Dade Police responded to the burglary in progress Tuesday on the 3500 block of SW 59th Avenue. Detectives on scene saw Herrera in the house and witnessed her climb down a freezer from a bedroom window, an affidavit said.

Herrera admitted to the burglary and also confessed to burglarizing the home twice in May, during which she said she stole money, an engagement ring and a necklace, according to the affidavit...


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Spruced-up Delano South Beach now for sale - Business - MiamiHerald.com

The company that owns the Delano South Beach has put the historic property up for sale.
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State Of Fiscal Emergency

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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- San Bernardino declared a fiscal emergency Wednesday night, allowing the city to avoid a lengthy mediation process and head straight to federal bankruptcy court.
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Unemployment leads jobless into a new, dismal life - Business - MiamiHerald.com

For the long-term unemployed, extended job hunts mean reshuffling a life without an income. No more dinner dates, and a trip to the library for Internet.
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Morgan Freeman: Weed Regulation Is 'Stupidest Law Possible'

Morgan Freeman: Weed Regulation Is 'Stupidest Law Possible' | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Morgan Freeman is a long-time advocate of marijuana legalization, a point he recently reiterated in a wide-ranging interview with Newsweek.
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Miami Heat Will Play Two Games in China Against Los Angeles Clippers - Miami News - Riptide 2.0

It may not be the Miami versus Los Angeles series most of us are salivating for (Heat take Lakers in...
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Will Amazon Take Over the World?

Will Amazon Take Over the World? | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Amazon is poised to integrate itself in Americans lives in ways that no other company is capable...
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LIBOR Rigging: What the Regulators Saw (but Didn’t Shut Down)

LIBOR Rigging: What the Regulators Saw (but Didn’t Shut Down) | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Why weren’t the first signs taken more seriously? Has there been a serious failure of regulation, or are there strong mitigating circumstances that could explain and justify the lack of resolute action?
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