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Shooting fallout prompts corporate response

Dec 18, 2012
The Newtown shooting has prompted an unusual and swift response from corporate America, from divesting in gun makers to suspending gun sales.
Posted In: guns, gun control, Walmart, Newtown

Businesses create community in Newtown

Dec 18, 2012
Pet stores and pizza parlors offer more than goods and services in the wake of the tragedy.
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Getting back to the office in the wake of tragedy

Dec 18, 2012
In Connecticut today, people are heading back to work after Friday's tragic shooting in Newtown.
Posted In: Newtown, shooting, psychology, workplace

Predicting a Google antitrust settlement, and creating a Twitter truth-o-meter

Dec 18, 2012
A settlement between Google and the FTC may be in the tech company's favor, and a project by IT academics aims to separate the truth from rumors on social media during catastrophic events.
Posted In: antitrust, Google, Twitter, Newtown

Sales of armored kids' backpacks have tripled since Friday

Dec 18, 2012
A company in Salt Lake City makes lightweight body armor and armored backpacks with Avengers and Disney logos.
Posted In: Newtown, guns, Michigan

Americans divided on what Newtown shootings reflect

Dec 17, 2012
A Pew survey asked Americans whether the Newtown shootings reflect broader problems in Americans society or are just the acts of troubled individuals.
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