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Starbucks says guns unwelcome, though not banned

September 18, 2013

NEW YORK — Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms.

The fine line that the retailer is walking to address the concerns of both gun rights and gun control advocates reflects how heated the issue has become, particularly in light of recent mass shootings.

2nd private company rockets toward space station

September 18, 2013

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's private suppliers for the high-flying lab.

Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its first-ever supply ship from Virginia's Eastern Shore, the departing point for a NASA moonshot less than two weeks ago.

"Look out ISS, here we come," the company said in a tweet.

The capsule named Cygnus — bearing 1,300 pounds of food, clothing and goodies for the astronauts — is due at the orbiting outpost on Sunday, following four days of testing.

Block Party Lego Club meets today

September 18, 2013

The Block Party Lego Club, for ages 4 to 14, will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today at Boswell Library in Bryant.
The group meets monthly to build "Lego masterpieces." A new theme will be explored each month. Call 501-847-2166 for more information.

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