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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Actor murdered, cops probe multiple ‘relationships’

Written on April 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm, by

A Tollywood actor, Indrajit Chakraborty, was murdered at his Regent Colony flat in south Kolkata late on Monday. Some of the victim’s friends first found him lying on the bed gagged with his hands and feet tied. They rushed him to MR Bangur Hospital where he was declared brought dead. The apartment was also ransacked […]

Expression of “personal contempt” in Facebook message was not protected concerted activity

Written on April 22, 2013 at 1:15 pm, by

By now, employers are aware of a number of “Facebook firing” cases in which individuals who were fired for posting content on Facebook have been reinstated after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found the postings to have been “protected concerted activity” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). On May 8, 2013, an NLRB […]

Son takes a different path to a career

Written on April 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm, by

My eldest son, Jacob, crossed the Palace Theater stage in cap and gown Thursday afternoon to accept his Level II Advanced Manufacturing Certificate from Naugatuck Valley Community College. His path from high school graduate to manufacturing certification took the standard four years, but was anything but typical. As shirt-button-popping proud as Thursday’s moment made me, […]

Shopping Around Brings Steep Prescription Drug Savings, Report Finds

Written on April 9, 2013 at 1:42 pm, by

Prescription drug prices at U.S. pharmacies can vary widely, and failing to shop around could result in people overpaying by as much as $100 or more a month on average, depending on the drug, a new study finds. Researchers at Consumer Reports called more than 200 pharmacies across the United States to get retail prices […]

Let’s go antiques shopping in Richmond

Written on April 5, 2013 at 1:43 pm, by

In this city of beautiful old homes are beautiful old things to furnish them. It’s a great place to go antiques shopping. On a recent trip to Virginia’s capital we trolled West Broad Street for possibilities and found The Galleria Antiques & Interiors. Now about seven or eight months at this location, owner Jim Strickland […]

Gabby Giffords watches Mark Kelly fire Glock 9

Written on April 1, 2013 at 1:46 pm, by

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, still engages in target practice — with the same type of weapon used to shoot his wife. A CNN report showed Kelly shooting at water bottles and pots with a Glock 9 in the backyard of Giffords’s mother’s house. Giffords watched from a porch, cheering him […]