On Monday evening, the first residents of the Woodlands Acres Subdivision showed up at city offices with containers full of water and small red worms they say came out of their faucets, sprinklers and shower heads. Three days and dozens of reports later, Mayor Joe Landry said “people are not taking chances.”
From 45 homicides to 11 in seven years.
Tim Murphy, Mother Jones
Four times a year, the program’s street team sifts through police records and its own intelligence to determine, with actuarial detachment, the 50 people in Richmond most likely to shoot someone and to be shot themselves. ONS tracks them and approaches the most lethal (and vulnerable) on the list, offering them a spot in a program that includes a stipend to turn their lives around.
Claudia Copeland, Specialist in Resources and Environmental Policy (firstname.lastname@example.org, 7-7227)
July 20, 2015 (IN10319)
Microbeads are synthetic particles made of either polyethylene or polypropylene plastic. … Because microbeads are so small, most wastewater treatment plant technology is not capable of removing them from the wastestream. Most microbeads do not biodegrade, as they require high heat processing to break down, which municipal sewage systems are typically unable to do.
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Someone has taken the time to catalog mass shooters in relation to the psychological drugs they have been prescribed.