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Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

Leonard Pozner, whose son 6-year-old Noah was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, was awarded $450,000 in damages by a Wisconsin jury from a defamation lawsuit filed in response to conspiracy theorists claiming the Newtown tragedy never occurred. James Fetzer and Mike Palacek, co-authors of the 2016 book titled, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook”…MORE

Chicago teachers are about to go on strike, leaving 360,000 kids in limbo

Chicago teachers are about to go on strike, leaving 360,000 kids in limbo

The country’s third biggest school district has canceled classes as 25,000 educators plan to walk off the job Thursday. The Chicago Teachers Union’s demands reflect what teachers across the country have been clamoring for: smaller class sizes, more support staff, higher raises. But in Chicago, the dynamics are different — and in some cases, dire.…MORE

Reward increases for information on missing Alabama girl as police search continues

Reward increases for information on missing Alabama girl as police search continues

After a search of an apartment complex did not reveal new information about a missing 3-year-old girl, the police chief in Birmingham, Alabama, made an impassioned plea Wednesday for whoever took the girl to return her safely. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith appealed directly to anyone who knows the location of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. She…MORE

Over 300 migrating birds smashed into Charlotte’s NASCAR building

Over 300 migrating birds smashed into Charlotte’s NASCAR building

Dozens of migratory birds were killed Tuesday night when more than 300 of them struck a building in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue group said on its verified Facebook page. The birds, identified as chimney swifts, hit the windows of the NASCAR Hall of Fame building, according to video from CNN affiliate…MORE

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