Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions

The online classified site Craigslist updated its safety page this week, encouraging users to make exchanges at local police stations. Some police departments across the country are already offering up their headquarters as voluntary "safe zones" for Craigslist deals.Sebastian Rivera likes to ride BMX bikes. And when he's customizing his ride, he says he'll hop onto Craigslist to look for free stuff or to trade bike parts with people in his area."It's pretty easy, as long as like I get the...
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Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., the Democratic leader in the Senate, said he won't seek re-election next year.

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Community Seeds director Bert Cooper says the Lone Oak-faith-based organization is waiting for USDA approval of the drawings for the incubator commercial kitchen so that construction can begin.  The kitchen will allow people to develop food products for sale, and provide training in food preparation.  Also, Bert says this year's Greenville Follies stage show will benefit Community Seeds.  The Follies are scheduled for April 24-25.

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President Obama is a fan of The Wire. He has even said Omar Little was his favorite character on the HBO show.

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A stack of research suggests that all the classroom technology in the world can't compare to the power of a great teacher. And, since we haven't yet figured out how to clone our best teachers, a few schools around the country are trying something like it: Stretching them across multiple classrooms.

Ugaaso Abukar Boocow has become an Instagram sensation by sending out stunning visual messages from an unlikely place: poor, suffering Somalia.

She was just a toddler when her grandmother fled with her to Canada to escape Somalia's Civil War, leaving her mother behind.

Then last year, she decided to go back, moving to the capital, Mogadishu, and reuniting with her mother, whom she hadn't seen in over two decades.

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