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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Combat soldiers more likely to commit violent crimes: study



British soldiers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan - particularly young men and those who have seen active combat - are more likely to commit violent crimes than their civilian counterparts, according to research published on Friday.

http://www.courant.com/health/sns-rt-us-military-violencebre92e002-20130314,0,4300044.story

Facebook may emulate rival Twitter with introduction of hashtags



Facebook Inc is looking to improve its search and indexing capabilities by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognizable features of its social networking rival Twitter, according to media reports.

http://www.courant.com/business/sns-rt-us-facebook-hashtagbre92e000-20130314,0,1696973.story

Assault Weapons Ban Clears U.S. Senate Panel



After a couple of false starts, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill Thursday that would ban assault weapons, restrict the size of ammunition clips and require universal background checks on gun sales.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-congress-guns-0315-20130314,0,4650701.story

Carolina Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Keegan Lowe



... Conference. Lowe, 19, has 15 goals and 15 assists (30 points) in 63 games with the Oil Kings this season. The Greenwich, CT, native leads his team, and ranks second among WHL defensemen and fifth among all WHL skaters with 148 penalty minutes, and ...

http://beachcarolina.com/2013/03/14/carolina-hurricanes-agree-to-terms-with-keegan-lowe/

Sherry Young: Foul language is lazy, uncultured expression



... of course, as seat belts were unheard of in the back seat at that time. We had gone to the grocery store in Old Greenwich, Conn., in the great long two-door Oldsmobile Dynamic 88. After loading the groceries, the children and I began our way home. ...

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624510/Foul-language-is-lazy-uncultured-expression.html

WPA artists document everyday life in '30s



... the Fairfield Museum through April 21. Above is Howard Heath's "Merrit Parkway Construction" (that extended from Greenwich to Stratford to ease congestion on U.S. Route 1). Photo: Contributed Photo The Fairfield Museum is at 370 Beach Road, ...

http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/WPA-artists-document-everyday-life-in-30s-4355225.php

Early Morning Fire Destroys Greenwich Home



GREENWICH, Conn. UPDATED 1:30 P.M. A fire destroyed a multifamily home on Ritch Avenue in Greenwich early Thursday, leaving three families homeless, according Deputy Fire Marshall Rob Natale.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/early-morning-fire-destroys-greenwich-home

Karen Pyne, 50, Of Greenwich



... Horsman. Calling hours are from 6-9 pm on Thursday March 14, at the Castiglione Funeral Home , 134 Hamilton Ave. Greenwich, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pyne's memory to the Greenwich Hospital Association, 5 Perry Ridge Road, ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/karen-pyne-50-greenwich

Check Out This List of Fun Things to Do this Weekend



... The Farms Country Club and several other local courses, a weekend away on Martha's Vineyard and a number of Greenwich Workshop prints and collectibles. Brookfield: Auditions, Callbacks for RENT Where: The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts , 182 ...

http://newcanaan.patch.com/articles/check-out-this-list-of-fun-things-to-do-this-weekend

White House says approval process for pipelines belongs to State Department



The process of approving transborder pipelines like TransCanada Corp 's Keystone XL pipeline has traditionally been handled by the State Department because of their international nature, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Thursday.

http://www.courant.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-usa-keystone-whitehousebre92d0x3-20130314,0,1354150.story

Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study



The U.S. war in Iraq has cost $1.7 trillion with an additional $490 billion in benefits owed to war veterans, expenses that could grow to more than $6 trillion over the next four decades counting interest, a study released on Thursday said.

http://www.courant.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-iraq-war-anniversarybre92d0pg-20130314,0,3488255.story

New cruise debacle for Carnival as ship stuck in port



A Carnival Cruise Lines ship was stuck at a Caribbean port with equipment trouble on Thursday, a month after another Carnival vessel was disabled by a fire that trapped thousands of passengers at sea for days.

http://www.courant.com/news/nation-world/sns-rt-us-carnival-breakdownbre92d0wr-20130314,0,6094631.story

Toll Brothers pays 4.7 million for 40 lots



... is a Denver-based private real estate development and management company. Wheelock Street Capital is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Boston. Oread and Wheelock already have sold off subdivisions to homebuilders including Richmond American, ...

http://bcbr.com/article/20130311/NEWS/130319996&source=RSS

Karen Pyne, 50, Active in Greenwich Athletics



Karen Pyne, 50, of Greenwich, passed away on Tuesday, March 12. Karen was active in the Greenwich athletic community and well-known at the Greenwich YMCA and Equinox.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/karen-pyne-50-active-in-greenwich-athletics

Fire Ravages Greenwich Apartment House



Greenwich firefighters remain at the scene of a Thursday morning fire which destroyed a mutli-family home on Ritch Avenue in the Chickahominy section of Greenwich.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/fire-ravages-greenwich-apartment-house

What's Up This Weekend: Maple Syrup Celebration



... The Farms Country Club and several other local courses, a weekend away on Martha's Vineyard and a number of Greenwich Workshop prints and collectibles. Woodbridge: BSA Troop 907 Spring Garden/Flower Sale Where: Firehouse on Center Road When: ...

http://bethwood.patch.com/articles/whats-up-this-weekend-maple-syrup-celebration

Pair of Drivers Face Multiple Charges



Two men face multiple motor vehicle charges stemming from separate incidents, according to Greenwich Police.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/pair-of-drivers-face-multiple-charges

Going Green for St. Patrick's Day Parade



Grand Marshal William Connolly will lead the 39 th annual Greenwich St. Patrick's Parade this Sunday, March 17.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/going-green-for-st-patrick-s-day-parade

Two Czech women tourists kidnapped in western Pakistan



Unknown attackers have kidnapped two Czech women travelling in western Pakistan, officials of both countries said on Thursday.

http://www.courant.com/news/nation-world/sns-rt-us-pakistan-czech-kidnappingbre92d0gi-20130314,0,4487072.story

What's Up This Weekend: Rhythms of Grace, Maple Syrup Celebration



... The Farms Country Club and several other local courses, a weekend away on Martha's Vineyard and a number of Greenwich Workshop prints and collectibles. Brookfield: Auditions, Callbacks for RENT Where: The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts , 182 ...

http://woodbury-middlebury.patch.com/articles/what-s-up-this-weekend-rhythms-of-grace-maple-syrup-celebration

This Weekend: Spring Cycling Returns, Irish Cabaret



... The Farms Country Club and several other local courses, a weekend away on Martha's Vineyard and a number of Greenwich Workshop prints and collectibles. Brookfield: Auditions, Callbacks for RENT Where: The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts , 182 ...

http://bethel.patch.com/articles/this-weekend-spring-cycling-returns-irish-cabaret

Rowers Reunite for First Annual Alumni Sprints



Ever Green Boat Club, a rowing club for alumni of Dartmouth College, is pleased to announce the First Annual Alumni Sprints on April 27th in Greenwich Cove.

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/rowers-reunite-for-first-annual-alumni-sprints-1767845.htm

Buckle up Fido as well to ensure safer road trip



... and blankets -- and special covers to make sure your seats survive the ordeal," said Bob Vetere, president of the Greenwich, Conn.-based American Pets Product Association. And for those pups and pooches that don't enjoy the open road, there are the ...

http://www.detroitnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013303140339

Sprecher Commitment to NYSE Seen Receding as Cost Cuts Play Out



... a bid last year by NYSE to merge with Deutsche Boerse AG. "Sprecher bought Liffe," said Perfumo, an analyst at Greenwich, Connecticut-based Equity Research Desk, whose clients include fund managers who invest in exchanges . "It came with businesses ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-14/sprecher-commitment-to-nyse-seen-receding-as-cost-cuts-play-out.html

Twinkies back on the menu



... renaissance in recent years. Metropoulos' sons, Evan and Daren, work alongside their father at the firm, based in Greenwich, Conn. As for Apollo, the private equity firm has deep experience with food-related investments, having previously owned ...

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130314/BIZ/303140305/-1/rss05

Enjoy the Sweet Life Like Paris Hilton at New Cobleskill Salon



... prices so that "every walk of life can enjoy the sweet life." Geronimo, who previously worked in Manhattan and Greenwich, Connecticut, is proud of a lineup of professionals who will care for their clients. The La Dolce Vita staff includes Nicole ...

http://www.prlog.org/12098522-enjoy-the-sweet-life-like-paris-hilton-at-new-cobleskill-salon.html

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