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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July 2018

Join us for a monthly gathering of like-hearted people to give and receive angelic energy healing. This session is a combination of group meditation and discussion, along with working in pairs...

Cost: Scale $5-$20 ($10 suggested)

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Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
Upstairs in the Spiritual Renaissance Center building
South Portland, ME  04106
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This special 2-part evening offering. Earn your Integrated Energy Therapy® certification in two evenings, while leaving your summer days and weekends open to enjoy the season. Part 1 is...

Cost: $195

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Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
South Portland, ME  04106
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

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Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

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Rogers Field
Devens, MA


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Telephone: 978-487-7181
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If you are worried about getting Parkinson’s or have beginning symptoms, check out a free intro on how to rewire your brain from the inside. First and third Wednesdays of the month,...

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Please note this event is held at an off-site location at the Double Tree Hilton in Danvers, MA There will be a book signing following the mediumship demonstration, and as part of your ticket...

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Double Tree Hotel
50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA  01923
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July 20 - 22 The Chinese internal martial arts derive their extraordinary power from the conscious control of one’s subjective state-of-being and the use of jin (internal power)....

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Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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The mission of the 4th Annual Compassionfest is to unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion. We’ll gather for delicious vegan food...

Cost: Free

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Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT  06517
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 4:00pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 4:00pm With Patty Collinsworth Get the beginner certification before Linda Howe comes in person to teach a new...

Cost: $170

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Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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July 21 - 22 NEMHoFest, is New England’s premiere metaphysical festival. This year’s line-up includes world renowned guest speakers and vendors from across the...

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Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, ME


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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

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50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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