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Student helps prevent potential school shooting

Student helps prevent potential school shooting

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(NEWS10) – Police in Vermont are crediting a New York State teen and a high school resource officer for thwarting a possible school shooting. The alleged threat first came to light 160 miles away from the school in Vermont. It was here in Dutchess County, New York where a concerned high school student showed a disturbing text message to her school’s resource officer. The student told the officer she had messages on her phone from an acquaintance plotting a mass shooting at a school in Vermont. This was just days after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida and after news that law enforcement failed to act on tips about the accused shooter. Back in Dutchess County the school resource officer took action and contacted law enforcement in Vermont regarding an 18-year-old named Jack S
Qualcomm Helps 7 South County Middle Schools Set Up ‘Thinkabit Labs’

Qualcomm Helps 7 South County Middle Schools Set Up ‘Thinkabit Labs’

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The South County Economic Development Council has received a $35,000 grant from Qualcomm to help create “Thinkabit Lab” engineering experiences at seven Sweetwater Union middle schools. Qualcomm’s Thinkabit Lab concept provides students with a hands-on engineering experience, helping them discover their unique talents and explore different types of engineering careers. “Children are the future and so is technology,” […]
8-Year-Old Who Was Devastated After Mom's Miscarriages Helps Deliver Her New Baby Sister

8-Year-Old Who Was Devastated After Mom's Miscarriages Helps Deliver Her New Baby Sister

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Eight-year-old Brooke Davis had long dreamed of being a big sister, so she was happier than ever when she learned at the age of 3 that her mother, Kelsey, was pregnant. But that joy turned to grief when Kelsey suffered a miscarriage, leaving Brooke devastated. “It was heartbreaking. It really hit me hard … and Brooke especially,” Kelsey, 29, tells PEOPLE. “She was so young and we had been telling her she was going to be a big sister. So she took it really hard. She was completely heartbroken.” Kelsey says that Brooke was so crushed over the loss that neither she nor her husband Stefan, 29, told her about their next two pregnancies, which both ended in miscarriages. The family, however, welcomed a little girl, Ellie, in 2016 — Brooke was so excited, she asked to be in the delivery room. Abo
Hoda Kotb's Daughter Haley Joy Helps Her Pack for the Winter Olympics in This Adorable Video

Hoda Kotb's Daughter Haley Joy Helps Her Pack for the Winter Olympics in This Adorable Video

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Hoda Kotb is packing for the Winter Olympics — and she’s getting some help from a very special person. The Today co-anchor shared a sweet video of her almost 1-year-old daughter Haley Joy, who helped her mom pack luggage for the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The little girl had a head full of dark hair and wore a pink top that read, “Best Little Sis,” although Kotb clarified the shirt in the caption. “. Thx to @jennabhager for the awesome hand-me-down poppy top!!!! Xxx,” Kotb wrote. Before posting the video, Kotb shared a post on Instagram with the caption, “Happy Friday xoxo.” The post read, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying Goodbye so hard,” from Winnie the Pooh. In January, the mother of one opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about the moment she became a mother. Ko