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2014-04-16 12:27:34

AFGE member and BOP Local President Jill Carver works with inmates at West Virginia correctional facility WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than a hundred men every day, but these are no ordinary students. Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates. "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone. You have to have a certain mentality to work in a federal prison," Jill...

2014-04-15 08:20:58

The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants plans to help the US Postal Service stop delivering counterfeit Chinese pharmaceutical products via the US mail and urges US consumers to use caution when purchasing pharmaceutical items through the Internet. WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants is now offering to help the US Postal Service to stop delivering Chinese counterfeit pharmaceutical products via the US mail, because Chinese...

2014-04-14 23:10:28

Turbulence Training Boot Camp Games, created by Brian Kalakay, is a new program that gives people a lot of techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to make their fitness camps more attractive. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Turbulence Training Boot Camp Games is a new program developed by Brian Kalakay, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program gives...

2014-04-14 23:04:44

An international initiative, “Put Yourself in Her Shoes” invites men to gather together for a day and take to the streets wearing high heels to help stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Topical BioMedics is lending support to the first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event of the year taking place in their region, New York’s Hudson Valley. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Put Yourself in Her Shoes™” invites men to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®” and take...

2014-04-10 23:23:35

America’s favorite car loan resource helps consumers protect themselves from identity theft in their latest news post. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Complete Auto Loans releases their latest news on how drivers can avoid getting their personal identity robbed. In light of the recent issues with SSL security, websites that do not offer high quality SSL certificates leave consumers information open to hackers. This is why companies like Complete Auto Loans use top of the line SSL...

2014-04-10 16:29:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio's Death Penalty meets today to finalize its recommendations. Concurrently, Ohioans to Stop Executions launched a new tool on its web page. This new tool will allow Ohioans to search, sort, and understand the more than 50 recommendations intended to help make Ohio's death penalty more fair. The OTSE/Task Force search tool may be used at www.OTSE.org...

2014-04-10 11:25:28

Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal of Injury and Violence Research. Manny Sethi, M.D., assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, and his Vanderbilt co-authors evaluated 27 programs nationwide as part of a search for an appropriate school-based violence prevention program. Their findings led to a single,...

2014-04-09 23:31:39

Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Arlington,VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual...

2014-04-09 23:29:59

Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 City Leaders Come Together to Say Enough to Child Sexual Abuse. Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Partners in Prevention (PIP), an initiative seeking to increase...

2014-04-08 23:30:42

PrisonEducation.com recently launched their Inmate Locator | Prisoner Locator service, which connects prisoners with their families. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prison Education News is proud to announce the launch of an inmate locator service which will help connect prisoners with their families. This service presents every state's and the Federal Bureau of Prisons' inmate locator links all in one user-friendly location. The United States is the world's leader in...


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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