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Substitute teacher fired after video shows him body slamming a student

Substitute teacher fired after video shows him body slamming a student

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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A substitute teacher in North Carolina was fired this week after a video was posted to Facebook showing him body slamming a student. The mother of the student at Western Guilford Middle School posted the video of the incident on Facebook Friday. She wrote that the incident happened on Valentine’s Day and that she wants "justice." Her son, Jose Escudero, told WGHP the incident started over a box of chocolates. The substitute teacher, he says, took them away and threw them in the sink. Jose says he waited towards the end of class to get them back and that's when an altercation took place. The 12-year-old says he put the chocolates in his book bag and that's when the substitute teacher tried grabbing it from him. When that didn't work, Jose says the substitute teach
ZoneIn Video: A Tour of the Inwood Rezoning Area

ZoneIn Video: A Tour of the Inwood Rezoning Area

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Marc Bussanich Inwood is the fifth neighborhood where the de Blasio administration is spearheading a rezoning as part of the mayor’s larger affordable housing plan. The proposal, sponsored by the Economic Development Corporation, is currently making its way through the seven-month public review process through which a rezoning becomes law. It would allow increased residential and commercial development in several areas, including a required portion of income-targeted housing under the city’s mandatory inclusionary housing policy, and would also come with a package of investments in the neighborhood’s services, infrastructure, and housing. Many residents, however, are concerned about the impact the rezoning could have on the neighborhood’s infrastructure and its pot...
No one can believe how good the goal Marco Reus scored for BVB is (Video)

No one can believe how good the goal Marco Reus scored for BVB is (Video)

Sports
Goal No matter who you support, no one wants to see the best players stuck down with injury, and the amount Marco Reus has suffered in his career would make most people feel at least a bit sorry for him – and when you consider how good he is as well, and just what kind of a player he could have been without injury, it makes it worse. On his latest comeback for BVB, he scored an utter peach of a goal, and showed everyone just what they’ve been missing with him out the game – and just how vital he is for the German side, as his goal led them to a huge victory over Gladbach to consolidate the second place in the Bundesliga. They’re also fighting for the Europa League trophy as well, after dropping down from the Champions League, and with on loan Chelsea forward Michy B...