Thursday Night News and Open Thread
Nancy Lanza's family in New Hampshire held a private funeral service for her today,at the home of her brother, police officer James Champion. About 25 family members attended. (She was cremated.) Here is a picture of the house, posted on James' Facebook page. It was built in 1740 by his mother's ancestor Israel Huse, Sr. He says it is where he grew up and he bought it from his mother in 1995. Nancy and her ex-husband Peter Lanza used to live next door with their sons Ryan and Adam Lanza, until 1998 when they moved to CT. (Some details of the NH family here and here.)
Gun sales are soaring in New Hampshire since the Newtown killings.
Bernard Madoff's brother Peter was sentenced today to ten years in prison. [More....]
Julian Assange says Wikileaks with publish 1 million new documents.
The series finale of Jersey Shore is tonight.
And the winner of X Factor and a $5 million recording contract is.....Tate Stevens. I don't find anything "X" about him. He's a country singer like a dozen other male country singers, with less physical appeal. Simon doesn't look happy.
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