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April 15, 2013
theatlantic:

BREAKING: Explosion at the Boston Marathon Finish Line 

Reuters is reporting that the headquarters at the Boston Marathon have been locked down after two explosions were reported near the finish line Monday afternoon, near the Boston Library.
According The Boston Globe, there are dozens injured though there are varying reports on the number of injuries:
Follow our live blog for updates. 
[Image: @Boston_to_a_T]


Debated reblogging this due to the gruesomeness of the photo, but the story’s too important.

theatlantic:

BREAKING: Explosion at the Boston Marathon Finish Line 

Reuters is reporting that the headquarters at the Boston Marathon have been locked down after two explosions were reported near the finish line Monday afternoon, near the Boston Library.

According The Boston Globe, there are dozens injured though there are varying reports on the number of injuries:

Follow our live blog for updates.

[Image: @Boston_to_a_T]

Debated reblogging this due to the gruesomeness of the photo, but the story’s too important.

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March 16, 2013

On Steubenville, India and other cases of rape or sexual violence

backyardgoldmine says: I don’t understand why American news organizations are more concerned about the gang rapes that happen in India than the ones that happen here. Like the only articles Shortform Blog have about Stubenville are two articles about Rick Santorum giving a speech there. 

» SFB says: We posted an article about Steubenville just a couple of days ago. As far as the case in India, it’s very significant issue culturally in that country and prior cases have led to mass protests. We try to cover issues happening in the U.S. as well as internationally. Fact of the matter: Both cases are worth our time and important to cover. — Ernie @ SFB

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July 25, 2012
Inside the package was a notebook full of details about how he was going to kill people. There were drawings of what he was going to do in it — drawings and illustrations of the massacre.
A law-enforcement official • Speaking to Fox News regarding a notebook that Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly sent his psychiatrist, who is reportedly a professor at the university where Holmes was enrolled. The notebook reportedly included crudely-illustrated images of his plan, including the violence. Whatever the case, the notebook certainly would support the theory that the shooting was heavily planned. (more here)
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