Aug 28 2012

MD shooter, a victim of bullying

Cops: Maryland school suspect brought 21 rounds of ammunition, vodka to school. NBC NEWS

A 15-year-old sophomore at a suburban Baltimore high school who made references to murder-suicide on Facebook has been charged as an adult in the shooting of a classmate on the first day of school, authorities said Tuesday.

Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. was being held without bail on charges of attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault, Baltimore County police said. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Sept. 7. The state's attorney's office said it did not know if he had a lawyer.

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Aug 28 2012

Tech-Savvy Date Ideas

5 Unexpected and Tech-Savvy Date Ideas to Spice Up Your Relationship. Shine from YAHOO!

 

Longing for the days of hand-written love letters and old-fashioned courting behavior? We hear you; technology is everywhere you turn these days, especially when it comes to dating. But it doesn't have to be all bad! In fact, with the help of some clever tech, you can spice up your relationship with some super creative date ideas that wouldn't be possible without it. Don't believe us? Grab your best guy or girl and try one of these five tech-savvy date ideas on for size!

1. The Long-Distance Dinner Date

2. The Treasure-Hunting Date

3. The Stargazing Date

4. The Photographic Date

5. The Scary Movie Date (Revisited)

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Aug 28 2012

Team Maddy: A Father Carries His Daughter

Team Maddy: Dad competes in triathlons with severely disabled daughter. TODAY

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Michigan dad Rick van Beek transformed himself from chain smoker to triathlete, a healthy turnaround inspired by his daughter, who has severe cerebral palsy. The change came four years ago when the family saw how much their daughter, Madison, enjoyed racing as she was being pushed in the Grand Rapids Marathon.

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Rick Van Beek, Father Competes In Triathlons With Daughter Maddy, Who Has Cerebral Palsy (PICTURES). Huffington Post 

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A devoted father has completed a triathlon while carrying, biking and pulling his disabled teenage daughter.

Rick Van Beek took part in Michigan's Sanford and Sun triathlon/ duathlon this weekend – and so did 13-year-old Maddy, who has cerebral palsy.

Van Beek completed the three-event race which included an Olympic triathlon with a 0.9-mile swim/24.9-mile bike/6.3-mile run, the sprint triathlon with a 0.3-mile swim/12.4-mile bike/3.1-mile run, and the duathlon with a 3.1-mile run/12.4-mile bike/3.1-mile run.

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