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Detroit Tigers pitchers could force tough roster decisions

Detroit Tigers starter Mike Pelfrey pitched six innings of one-run ball Friday against the Houston Astros. Shane Greene had seven strikeouts in a solid victory Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. 327 more words

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New rules on security of gas supply [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Alex Wilson (1st edition),

On 16 February 2016 the European Commission proposed a new regulation on security of gas supply as part of its sustainable energy security package, in order to develop a stronger collective response to future supply risks, particularly concerning Russian gas arriving via the Ukrainian transit route. 198 more words


Framework for energy efficiency labelling [EU legislation in progress]

Written by Alex Wilson (2nd edition),

On 15 July 2015 the Commission proposed a new regulation on energy efficiency labelling as part of its summer energy package. 211 more words


Black History Month - Little Rock Central High School September 1957

By Guest Blogger, Yahtzeebutterfly

The desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in September 1957 brought to the surface the vile racism of whites, both within the community and outside it.  860 more words


The Helo Is Saved

By: Alex Wilson

The United States Coast Guard Air Facility in Newport will remain open through January 1, 2018 due to the Coast Guard Authorization Act. 317 more words


Body Cameras

By: Alex Wilson

After a series of high-profile officer involved shootings across the country, focus was drawn to police accountability. Following the 2014 death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the use of body-worn video cameras by law enforcement officers became a popular solution to this issue as unlike the previously utilized in-car recording systems, the camera follows the officer and sees what the officer does. 457 more words

UPDATE: Standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

By: Alex Wilson

One militant was killed and five others arrested during a planned traffic stop on January 26th which was recorded from an aircraft operated by federal agents. 204 more words