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Patrick: We Need to Increase Income Tax to Invest in Our Future - Patch.com

Thursday 17 January 2013

Boston Globe Patrick: We Need to Increase Income Tax to Invest in Our Future Patch.com In his State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night, Gov. Deval Patrick proposed raising the state's income tax by a full percentage point and lowering the sales tax to pay for $2 billion worth of transp.. Read more

Report: Miss. school discipline too hard on kids - KFDM-TV News

Thursday 17 January 2013

abc11.com Report: Miss. school discipline too hard on kids KFDM-TV News JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Civil rights advocates say harsh discipline at many Mississippi schools leads to children being expelled and even incarcerated for minor infractions. The groups say in a joint report that those policies d.. Read more

Does Obama's gun control plan have a chance? - CBS News

Thursday 17 January 2013

CBS News Does Obama's gun control plan have a chance? CBS News On Wednesday, President Obama initiated 23 executive actions designed to help combat gun violence. But as he himself acknowledged, there's only so much he can do on his own. The "most important" changes, he said, need to go thro.. Read more

Pew Poll: Abortion Not Critical - Daily Beast

Thursday 17 January 2013

Daily Beast Pew Poll: Abortion Not Critical Daily Beast So why exactly is everyone fighting about abortion again? A Pew poll released Wednesday found that not only do a majority of Americans want to keep abortion legal, but also that just 44 percent of those under 30 even knew the landmark Roe v. W.. Read more

Police seeking woman, male accomplice wanted in abduction of Philly girl, 5 ... - Fox News

Thursday 17 January 2013

ABC News Police seeking woman, male accomplice wanted in abduction of Philly girl, 5 ... Fox News PHILADELPHIA – Police are still searching for a woman who abducted a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from her elementary school. Investigators say the girl was blindfolded, forced to change out of her clo.. Read more

Gun Appreciation Day: What's West Pasco Saying? - Patch.com

Thursday 17 January 2013

Washington Post Gun Appreciation Day: What's West Pasco Saying? Patch.com As Gun Appreciation Day approaches, people are lining up on both sides of the issue to state their opinions and make their stands. The national movement is being recognized Jan. 19 as a call for gun supporters across the .. Read more

McDonough favorite for WH Chief of Staff - USA TODAY

Thursday 17 January 2013

San Francisco Chronicle McDonough favorite for WH Chief of Staff USA TODAY President Obama has yet to name his new chief of staff, but there is a strong favorite. Long-time Obama aide Denis McDonough is likely to be elevated to the post, according to news reports, though White House officials cauti.. Read more

Aurora victims hold remembrance at movie theater - San Jose Mercury News

Thursday 17 January 2013

Telegraph.co.uk Aurora victims hold remembrance at movie theater San Jose Mercury News AURORA, Colo.—The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured dozens of others reopens Thursday with a private ceremony for victims, first responders and officials—an event boycotted as ins.. Read more

Utah avalanche survivor recounts experience - Houston Chronicle

Thursday 17 January 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Utah avalanche survivor recounts experience Houston Chronicle SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 43-year-old Utah woman who survived an avalanche says she felt a 'strange serenity' while trapped under the snow before she went unconscious. Elisabeth Malloy suffered frost bite in.. Read more

Mother of Colorado woman reported missing on river trip through Grand Canyon ... - Washington Post

Wednesday 16 January 2013

New York Daily News Mother of Colorado woman reported missing on river trip through Grand Canyon ... Washington Post FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The mother of a Colorado woman reported missing while on a private river trip at the Grand Canyon said Wednesday that she believes her daughter fell into the water.. Read more