SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA’s Historic Moon Pad

By marcia dunn, ap aerospace writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Feb 19, 2017, 12:56 PM ET A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. It was the first flight from NASA’s legendary Launch More...

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By MassCentral On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Alabama Presbyterian Church Seeks Lawmakers’ Approval To Establish Police Force

Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills is trying to establish its own police force. The move requires approval from state lawmakers. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Arnold Mooney (R-Shelby County) cleared More...

By MassCentral On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Government Agencies and Hospitals Face Increasing Risk of IoT-Powered Cyberattacks

If you paid even the slightest attention to tech media and conferences in 2016, you heard how the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing. While there’s hype surrounding the tremendous opportunity the More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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DOJ Tells Baltimore Cops What Pronouns They Must Use

Jim Scanlan describes the compliance nightmare that looms for the Baltimore Police Department as a result of the consent decree the City reached with the Justice Department. The events that led to the decree are More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Mike Ilitch Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Years

By Craig CalcaterraFeb 17, 2017, 9:12 AM EST   I read about this a few years ago, but it was a brief thing that didn’t make a ton of waves, mostly because the Tigers and their late owner Mike Ilitch weren’t More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Sally Yates’s legacy of injustice

Howard Root abandoned his legal practice and work inside corporate legal departments to design highly useful medical products and found the medical device company Vascular Solutions. He has nevertheless chosen More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Uber Tips for a Smooth Rideshare

There’s far more to Uber than just Uber anymore. The app has several levels of pricing and service, some of which may be available in your area and some of which may not. UberTAXI You can use Uber to request More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Don’t Look Now, But American Judges Are Attacking Debtor’s Prison

The American jail system is an abomination. Over three-fifths of people who are in jail (as opposed to prison) have not been convicted of a crime. And of those, a large fraction are there because they cannot afford More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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‘I Did It For Love,’ Says Mother Deported In Arizona Immigration Case

(CNN)Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos went to Mass and said a prayer before her immigration check-in Wednesday in Phoenix. It was her eighth visit since her 2008 arrest and conviction for using a fake Social Security More...