Good News Headlines 4/10/17



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Mass. State Board Unanimously Votes Against Arming Teachers

by Jacqueline Thomsen, The Hill

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s board fully supported the resolution against arming teachers, rejecting President Trump’s calls for some teachers to carry firearms in an effort to deter school shootings… Read More

 


 

Federal Judge Upholds Massachusetts’s Assault-Weapons Ban

by Erik Larson, Bloomberg

Massachusetts’ ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines doesn’t violate the Second Amendment of the Constitution, a U.S. judge ruled, handing a victory to gun-control advocates seeking to pass such a law nationwide as deadly mass shootings become commonplace… Read More

 


 

Harvard Study: Clearing Your Mind Affects Your Genes And Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

by Richard Knox, WBUR

Harvard scientists have come up with evidence that the mere act of clearing your mind for 15 minutes each day actually alters how your genes operate… Read More

 


 

Boston Marathon Says Trans Runners Can Use Gender Of Choice

from Associated Press

The issue surfaced in March after a blogger cast a spotlight on three openly transgender women who qualified as women and plan to run the race… Read More

 


 

Sesame Place Designated As Certified Autism Center

from The Associated Press

The Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania has been designated a certified autism center, with staff trained in autism sensitivity and awareness by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards… Read More

 


 

Colombia’s Top Court Orders Government To Protect Amazon Forest In Landmark Case

by Anastasia Moloney, Reuters

Colombia’s highest court has told the government it must take urgent action to protect its Amazon rainforest and stem rising deforestation, in what campaigners said was an historic moment that should help conserve forests and counter climate change… Read More

 


 

City Is Using $300,000 In Marijuana Tax Revenue To Fund Safe Streets Program

from Good News Network

The city of Portland, Oregon has unveiled a multi-faceted campaign to end traffic fatalities in the municipality – and a large chunk of the program’s funding is coming from cannabis tax revenue… Read More

 


 

Anti-transgender Discrimination Loses In Alaska Vote

by Zack Ford, Think Progress

According to preliminary tallies from the city’s first mail-in election, voters in Anchorage, Alaska appear to have defeated Proposition 1, a controversial measure which would have licensed and mandated discrimination against transgender people… Read More

 


 

Sinclair-Owned Station Revolts, Refuses To Air ‘Must-Run’ Segment Written By Pro-Trump Ownership

by Melanie Schmitz, Think Progress

Fox 47 Madison says it’s staying true to its commitment to provide viewers with actual news… Read More

 


 

A Small Town Bans Assault Weapons

by Emily Wells, Truthdig

The village board of Chicago suburb Deerfield, Ill., voted unanimously Monday to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines—and it’s planning to heavily fine residents who don’t comply… Read More

 

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December 18, 2018

A lunar conjunction with Uranus occurs during the wee hours of the morning. Uranus, the eccentric planet of epiphanies and technological breakthroughs, has been called the “Great Awakener.” For some folks this can mean a sleepless night. Awake or maybe…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

Where:
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

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Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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