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Send Some Hope to Sandy Hook Elementary with “To Newtown with Love”

It is so hard to figure out what to do to comfort a community after an unthinkable tragedy. Many of us have been posting pictures on Facebook, but does that really get the message of hope and love to the people who are mourning?

So, the Townsquare Media stations are asking listeners to send us cards for Sandy Hook Elementary School

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Sandy Hook School Shooting – Where Do We Go From Here?

As I woke this morning, sat in my kitchen and drank my coffee, I felt a sense of sadness that I could not shake. Like most of you my, sadness was mixed with panic. I DID NOT want to send my kids to school today. After what happened in Connecticut on Friday, I was afraid to let them out of my sight .

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Send Some Hope to Sandy Hook Elementary with “To Newtown with Love”

It is so hard to figure out what to do to comfort a community after an unthinkable tragedy. Many of us have been posting pictures on Facebook, but does that really get the message of hope and love to the people who are mourning?

So, the Townsquare Media stations are asking listeners to send us cards for Sandy Hook Elementary School

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SNL’s ‘Silent Night’ – A Much Needed Moment

When I arrived home on Friday and turned on my TV, I was overwhelmed with grief for the victims and their families in Connecticut. As a mother and former educator, what had happened seemed unimaginable. I sat alone in my living room and wept. At that moment, all I wanted was to hug my children, hug them tight and pray for their continued safety. As I watched the President cry with me, I realized the daunting task he has ahead of him. How will he ever be able to make us feel safe? Will we ever be able to emotionally move on from this tragic event?

Apparently, the writers of SNL were asking themselves the same questions while preparing for the Saturday broadcast. 'Saturday Night Live' is the show that takes our reality and shows us the humor in all the absurdity around us. Rarely, do they take a moment to just be silent, but Saturday, they did.

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5 Things to Avoid Buying on Black Friday

Time to get your shopping lists ready for Black Thursday - Black Friday!  But before we hit the malls, shops and discount stores there's a few items the experts say it would be a good idea to wait to buy.  

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Hostess – Maker of Twinkies – No Longer to Go Out of Business

Hostess Brand Inc., maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced last Friday that due to a strike of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on November 9, the company would be going out of business

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Breaking News: Oil Rig Exploded In the Gulf of Mexico, Two People Feared Dead

An oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, Louisiana, sending four people to the hospital, with two believed to be missing, according to the United States Coast Guard.

According to Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts, the oil rig is a shallow water production platform owned by Black Elk

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Will Indiana Illinois and Kentucky Secede from the Union

There's still a lot of discontent in the nation and in the post-election days, the ill will is materializing as requests to secede from the union. Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky have all started petitions requesting the right to secede

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Wedding Planned for the End of the World

While visiting my sister over the weekend, I saw a wedding invitation stuck to the fridge  that made me laugh out loud! THIS is why....

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High School Football Best Catch Ever [VIDEO]

I watch A LOT of youth and high school football. And I have never, and  probably never will, EVER see a catch like this!

 

 

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Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

Shortly after midnight on Nov. 7, 2012, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed supporters in Boston, Mass. with his official concession speech. Romney lost the race to the White House after President Barack Obama clinched 303 electoral votes to Romney's 206.

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President Obama’s Re-Election Victory Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

On Nov. 6, 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America by the American people after clinching 303 electoral votes (270 votes are needed for the presidency).

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