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Man arrested for Burlington pillow fight

By Kristance Harlow | April 22, 2009 |
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About a week ago a friend of mine sent me an invite to a “Burlington Pillow Fight Flash-Mob” on Friday, May 17. Bring a pillow and a container in which to conceal it. Assemble on the street as if you were loitering, do not acknowledge anyone else participating. Our host will shout ‘pillow fight’ and…

Vermont Legalizes Same Sex Marriage

By Kristance Harlow | April 7, 2009 |
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“Vermont’s House and Senate voted Tuesday to override the governor’s veto of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state. (CNN)” As a Vermonter I’ve always been disappointed that our forward thinking state hadn’t legalized same-sex marriage after being the first state to recognize civil unions. I jumped for joy when I read this headline.…

Woman Dies on Hospital Floor

By Kristance Harlow | July 2, 2008 |
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  Yes, I’m back. I’ll be blogging again after a long hiatus and the first story is a real doozy. I’m sure you’ve heard by now about the woman who fell and was dying on the hospital floor, if you haven’t seen the surveillance video you can watch it right here: I really don’t know…

Confused man killed by a taser

By Kristance Harlow | November 15, 2007 |
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Image diagram from’s article on this same story. A man in a Canadian airport was distraught because the person he was waiting for didn’t show up at baggage claim. The Russian man spoke no English, he threw a computer and a chair. Bystanders told security that they needed a translator, before a translator arrived…

Trigger happy police

By Kristance Harlow | November 13, 2007 |
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Coming on the heels of the Italian police shooting of an unarmed man before a soccer game, police shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old New Yorker, Khiel Coppin. According to CNN, Coppin had a history of mental illness and was freaking out at his mom after she tried to have him hospitalized. It was the…


Exploitation or Science?

By Kristance Harlow | November 4, 2007 |
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Scientists have unveiled King Tut’s mummified face. Currently, he is one of the few mummies remaining in the tombs, while the other corpses are on display in museums. “The move is part of a plan to protect the remains. Archaeologists say they are under threat from the heat and the humidity brought into the tomb…

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