Archive for December, 2016

Massive lobster back in ocean after grandfather urged woman to save it

Thursday, December 1st, 2016:

Katie Conklin says she didn’t wake up on Tuesday intending to save a giant lobster.  The 27-year-old Halifax woman says that changed when she was contacted by her grandfather, who is in his late 80s and lives near Woodstock, N.B. He had heard about a 23-pound live lobster at a seafood shop in Alma, N.B., that was estimated to be several decades old. Conklin is a vegan and says her grandfather definitely is not, but they agreed about the lobster’s fate. “He doesn’t deserve to die in a tank,” she said.  Katie Conklin, 27, went vegan three years ago out of a […] Read More →

Feds bans smoking in public housing

Thursday, December 1st, 2016:

WASHINGTON — Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact smoking bans, and some 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free. The new rule will expand the impact to more than 940,000 units. In announcing the ban, administration officials emphasized the dangers of secondhand smoke to children, saying it can increase the risk of asthma, ear infections, even sudden infant death syndrome. “Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, healthy home free […] Read More →

Predators sign defenseman Adam Pardy to 1-year, 2-way deal

Thursday, December 1st, 2016:

Predators sign defenseman Adam Pardy to 1-year, 2-way deal Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Predators sign defenseman Adam Pardy to 1-year, 2-way deal The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Adam Pardy to a one-year, two-way contract Post to Facebook Try Another Audio CAPTCHA Image CAPTCHA Help {# #} CancelSend Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. AP 2:10 p.m. EST November 30, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Adam Pardy to […] Read More →

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