Julio Rocha

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Understanding—and Accepting—the Reasons You Write

<b>Special Announcement</b>: This month only, both of my e-books (available on Kindle, Stanza, Sony Reader, Palm Soc, and Epub) are a steal at $.99. Click …

Eight Characteristics of Good Writing

What’s the difference between bad and good writing?How important is it for a writer to be able to discern the difference between good writing and bad …

Boston bombings investigation: significant CCTV lead reported

The FBI investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings appeared to gather pace on Wednesday with reports of a breakthrough in the hunt for the suspect behind the attack, which killed three people and injured almost 200 others.<p>Thomas Menino, the mayor of Boston, said that a significant lead had …

Investigative Journalism with Paul Lewis

Top investigative journalists lead a thorough introduction to the craft today<p>There are some qualities of the investigative journalist that can't be taught, such as persistence, determination and a willingness to hold the powerful to account. This course will give you a working knowledge of …

Greenwich Police Investigate Report of Sex Assault

Greenwich Police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported Friday evening.<p>Lt. Robert Berry said, "It is a non-stranger incident" involving …

Writing on deadline: Preparation, efficiency are key

The lesson that’s done the most for me in the short time I’ve been in the Bleacher Report Advanced Program in Sports Media has been about writing on a tight deadline.<p>The week that covers breaking news was difficult for me and caused a lot of frustration, but as I moved along, I started to enjoy …

YouTube iPad App Updated – Choose Video Quality on Wi-Fi

The <b>YouTube</b> iPad and iOS app was updated yesterday, to Version 2.2.0.<p>The big new feature in this update is the ability to choose video quality while on a Wi-Fi connection. You can do this while watching a video just by tapping on the More and then Settings buttons and then making your choice. Pretty …

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4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make In College

By James White,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19mckwG<p>When I moved to a new apartment a few months ago, I spitefully hung up my diploma in the …

25 Apps You'll Need to Survive College

College isn't all fun and games (unless you want it to be.) Don't sweat it, though. Take a look at these 25 apps — they'll give you a smoother …

Holder seeks limits on mandatory minimum sentencing

Attorney general says the nation must be "smarter on crime."<p>WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder will call Monday for major changes in the federal criminal justice system, including doing away with some mandatory-minimum sentencing policies that have condemned scores of non-violent offenders …

DIY Law Enforcement in Cash-Strapped Oregon County

Android Device Manager app launches in Play Store

Google released an Android app for its Android Device Manager service which allows users to locate, ring, lock, and wipe devices remotely. Previously, the service was only available via a web interface.<p>Android Device Manager first launched in early August, giving users who lost or misplaced their …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Eight-Speed Automatic Details Slip Out in SAE Paper

The shift lever in this Vette will, next year, command eight ratios instead of six. That is all.<p>It’s a bit of an open secret that Chevrolet plans to eventually add more gears to the Corvette Stingray‘s optional automatic transmission, but now we’ve got confirmation that the sports car is getting …

So You Want to Attend a Miami Heat Game?

So you want to attend a Miami Heat game, huh?<p>To do it right, you need to dress as if you’re going to the club. Not a pretentious one where …

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Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …