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The Eugenic Record Office, located in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States, represented a center of the U.S. eugenics movement and research related to heredity. 170 more words


Officer Saves Man's Life During Standoff

Yesterday’s 2 ½-hour standoff with an armed man ended peacefully when negotiators convinced 26-year-old Stephen A. Meeks to drop his knife and surrender to officers. 783 more words

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My portion is the Lord

On November 1, 2014, the funeral of Br. Jude Locchetto, O.P., was celebrated at St. Dominic’s Church in Washington, DC. Below is the homily preached by Fr. 952 more words

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Belief, Curiosity, Knowledge and Cognition

In August 2015, the Dominican friars of the Province of Croatia will host a conference in Trogir, Croatia, on the themes of Belief, Curiosity, Knowledge and Cognition. 43 more words

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LCPD Victim Services Coordinator Receives Award

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to share that on November 13, 2014, Rita Carranza was awarded the YWCA’s “Non-Profit Outstanding Woman of the Year” award for her years of service and work with the Victims of Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Violent Crime. 217 more words

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High School Senior Donates to LCPD

On November 18, 2014, Chief Ron Tischer was pleased to accept a donation for $1,320.00 from Krystal Burrows, a senior at West Salem High School.  As part of her senior graduation project, Krystal ran a benefit bowling tournament with 15 teams and 60 bowlers, along with basket raffles and other fundraising events to help raise the $1,320.00. 114 more words

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Advent Stations at St. Dominic Church in DC

The Dominican Parish of St. Dominic in Washington, DC is having its first annual Advent Stations on Saturday, December 13, at 7:00pm. Similar to an evening of lessons and carols, the night of Advent Stations will include both songs and scriptural readings relevant to Christ’s coming. 135 more words

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