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Story | Nov 25, 2013 | 11:40 AMGregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
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(Reuters) - Canada's capital Ottawa was shaken on Wednesday by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building. The gunman in the parliament building was shot dead. Mass shootings are rare in Canada, which has stricter gun laws...
Story | Oct 22, 2014 | 3:03 PM
It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....