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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.

07/05/2012

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Facebook Photos Result In Breach Of Peace, Harassment Charges

South Windsor police say a local man is accused of breach of peace and harassment in a case involving images posted on Facebook.

06/18/2012

Curt Schilling thanked people for their thoughts following his company defaulting on a payment to the state of Rhode Island. (credit: Getty Images)

Curt Schilling: ‘We Will Find A Way…To Endure’

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is thanking his well-wishers after his video game company defaulted on a $1.1 million payment to the state and was unable to meet payroll this week.

05/18/2012

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Blogger Charged With Posting Portions Of Teen’s Facebook Journal

A blogger is going on trial for allegedly posting a teenager’s journal entries on Facebook.

05/03/2012

Photo of Facebook post which Schwartz says was a prank. (credit: Facebook)

‘Batman’ Threatens On Facebook To Blow Up Hospital If He Doesn’t Get $1 Million

A caped crusader who dresses as Batman in Maine’s Bar Harbor says he’s learned his lesson after an April Fool’s prank led to his arrest on a terrorizing charge.

04/03/2012

Richard Blumenthal (File:Christopher Capiozziello/Getty Images News)

Blumenthal Wants To Block Employers From Asking Applicants For Facebook Info

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says he’ll propose a bill blocking employers from asking job applicants for their social media passwords as an “unreasonable invasion of privacy.”

03/22/2012

A high school football coach in Maine resigned after he posted a nude photo of himself on his Facebook account for 10 minutes. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Football Coach Resigns After Posting Nude Photo On Facebook

It took 10 minutes of online exposure for a high school football coach to lose his job.

02/14/2012

Bristol Police

Facebook Comment Prompts Lockdown At High School;

Bristol police say Bristol Central High School was placed in lockdown after what they described as an idle threat on the social networking site Facebook.

11/23/2011

One Hartford man charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm posed with a handgun and talked about his marijuana lab on his Facebook account. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Alleged Hartford Drug Dealer Brags About Stolen Gun, Pot on Facebook

A self-described drug dealer pled guilty Tuesday on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon, admitting to police that he posed with a photo of a stolen gun on Facebook and talked about the cultivation of his marijuana supply.

10/12/2011

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