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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jailed boy in guardianship limboCONWAY -- At 14 years old, Justin Staton can't legally drive without an adult,
Jailed boy in guardianship limbo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
CONWAY -- At 14 years old, Justin Staton can't legally drive without an adult, buy a beer or a pack of cigarettes, vote in the next election or get married. Yet he is charged with a serious crime -- the slayings of the couple who raised him like a... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
State senator proposes to reform bail systemLAS CRUCES >> New Mexico's bail system is fundamentally unfair, with the
State senator proposes to reform bail system
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 4 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico's bail system is fundamentally unfair, with the wealthy able to purchase their freedom while the poor languish in jail, state Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, said Thursday in announcing that he would propose a... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
NM lawmaker proposes amendment to reform bail systemALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico lawmaker called the state's bail system "
NM lawmaker proposes amendment to reform bail system
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 4 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico lawmaker called the state's bail system "broken" Thursday as he announced he would introduce a proposed constitutional amendment for reform in the upcoming legislative session that starts in January. The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail systemALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe lawmaker says he will sponsor a proposed co
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail system
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe lawmaker says he will sponsor a proposed constitutional amendment for the state's bail system, which he calls "broken." Sen. Peter Wirth, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday his bill will be... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail systemALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe lawmaker says he will sponsor a proposed co
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail system
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe lawmaker says he will sponsor a proposed constitutional amendment for the state's bail system, which he calls "broken." Sen. Peter Wirth, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday his bill will be... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail systemUpdated: 08/27/2015 1:54 PM | Created: 08/27/2015 1:50 PM By: MARY HUDETZ Asso
NM lawmaker will propose amendment to reform bail system
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
Updated: 08/27/2015 1:54 PM | Created: 08/27/2015 1:50 PM By: MARY HUDETZ Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe lawmaker says he will sponsor a proposed constitutional amendment for the state's bail system, which he calls... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
How they voted - Aug. 23, 2015Judicial Efficiency (HB 38): Makes various changes to the administration of jus
How they voted - Aug. 23, 2015
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Judicial Efficiency (HB 38): Makes various changes to the administration of justice in the state to include having hard copies of Appellate Division reports available to persons and entities other than those listed in statute at cost and also making... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Hardware failures cause issues at courtBy Brittney CannonDeputy Editorbcannon@cnjonline.com Two hardware failures cau
Hardware failures cause issues at court
Clovis News Journal / Posted 9 days ago
By Brittney CannonDeputy Editorbcannon@cnjonline.com Two hardware failures caused some issues with the district court’s electronic filing system last week, but according to an official from the Administrative Office of the Courts in Santa Fe, the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters | News & Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
| News & Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US Justice Department More court translators help bridge language... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Transportation Director Bailey Says Smart Signals Will Help Traffic FlowIn the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines m
City Transportation Director Bailey Says Smart Signals Will Help Traffic Flow
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines may not have a “mother” or “father” for much longer. As a matter of fact, earlier this week the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts was caught red-handed after it... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Catoosa County Arrest Report For Aug. 14-20In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines m
Catoosa County Arrest Report For Aug. 14-20
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines may not have a “mother” or “father” for much longer. As a matter of fact, earlier this week the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts was caught red-handed after it... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General AssemblyHB 38 — Judicial Efficiency: Makes various changes to the administration of jus
Votes in the NC General Assembly
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
HB 38 — Judicial Efficiency: Makes various changes to the administration of justice in the state to include having hard copies of Appellate Division reports available to persons and entities other than those listed in statute at cost and also making... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanoogan.com Prep Football Picks: Week OneIn the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines m
Chattanoogan.com Prep Football Picks: Week One
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines may not have a “mother” or “father” for much longer. As a matter of fact, earlier this week the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts was caught red-handed after it... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Are You Parent ‘1’ Or ‘2’?In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines m
Are You Parent ‘1’ Or ‘2’?
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
In the eyes of the state of Tennessee, children living inside the state lines may not have a “mother” or “father” for much longer. As a matter of fact, earlier this week the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts was caught red-handed after it... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
Electronic court filings available in more Ky. countiesFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Attorneys in 12 more Kentucky counties can now enter cas
Electronic court filings available in more Ky. counties
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 11 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Attorneys in 12 more Kentucky counties can now enter case filings without going to the courthouse. The Administrative Office of the Courts says it has started offering electronic case filing in Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Harlan,... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
State seeks volunteers to review foster care casesFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The state is looking for volunteers to review cases of c
State seeks volunteers to review foster care cases
WYMT TV News First / Posted 12 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The state is looking for volunteers to review cases of children placed in foster care in 35 counties. The Administrative Office of the Courts oversees the Citizens Foster Care Review Board, which was created in 1982 to help... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
State seeks volunteers to review foster care casesFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The state is looking for volunteers to review cases of ch
State seeks volunteers to review foster care cases
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 12 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The state is looking for volunteers to review cases of children placed in foster care in 35 counties. The Administrative Office of the Courts oversees the Citizens Foster Care Review Board, which was created in 1982 to help... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Electronic court filings available in more Ky. countiesFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Attorneys in 12 more Kentucky counties can now enter case
Electronic court filings available in more Ky. counties
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 12 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Attorneys in 12 more Kentucky counties can now enter case filings without going to the courthouse. The Administrative Office of the Courts says it has started offering electronic case filing in Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Harlan,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Paul Coble’s new salary at legislature: $185,000 | News & Observer August 19, 2015 Former Wake County Commissioner Paul Cob
Paul Coble’s new salary at legislature: $185,000
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 19, 2015 Former Wake County Commissioner Paul Coble will lead the N.C. General Assembly’s day-to-day operations as its new... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
JNC will reopen Pott. County judge applicationsAfter the Governor rejected its two nominees and required three names by state
JNC will reopen Pott. County judge applications
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 12 days ago
After the Governor rejected its two nominees and required three names by state law, the Judicial Nominating Commission voted Tuesday to re-advertise for candidates to fill a Pottawatomie County judge vacancy. Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 7:45 AM Posted... Read more
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FOX News
Tennessee courts replace 'mother' and 'father' with 'Parent 1,' 'Parent 2'Children will now have “Parent 1” and “Parent 2” instead of a mommy and a daddy
Tennessee courts replace 'mother' and 'father' with 'Parent 1,' 'Parent 2'
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Children will now have “Parent 1” and “Parent 2” instead of a mommy and a daddy, according to Tennessee’s Administrative Office of the Courts. Shortly after the Supreme Court redefined marriage, the state’s Office of the Courts revised its... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Maron thanks locals for legal aid"Once more, I give my heartfelt thanks to the three who have been with me almos
Maron thanks locals for legal aid
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
"Once more, I give my heartfelt thanks to the three who have been with me almost from Deborah Knott's beginning," Maron writes in her acknowledgements. "District Court Judges Shelly S. Holt and Rebecca Blackmore and the Honorable John W. Smith,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
WECT Investigates UPDATE: Dramatic drop in DWI dismissals in Columbus CountyNew numbers show a dramatic drop in the number of driving while impaired cases
WECT Investigates UPDATE: Dramatic drop in DWI dismissals in Columbus County
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
New numbers show a dramatic drop in the number of driving while impaired cases dismissed voluntarily by prosecutors in Columbus County. That follows a WECT investigation in 2014 that showed Columbus County had the highest dismissal average of any... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Placerville courthouse project - boon or boondoggle?By Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – “Placerville, a Unique Historical Past Forg
Placerville courthouse project - boon or boondoggle?
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
By Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – “Placerville, a Unique Historical Past Forging into a Golden Future.” Placerville’s letterhead describes the historic Gold Rush city that way. But retaining a reverence for the city’s legendary past while... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
OpEd: Money bonds do not protect communityIn the heated debate about what are being called "boomerang thugs," there are s
OpEd: Money bonds do not protect community
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 18 days ago
In the heated debate about what are being called "boomerang thugs," there are some realities that cannot be ignored. The United States Constitution guarantees that all persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and New... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Resigns Due To Health IssueLITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah announced
Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Resigns Due To Health Issue
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 18 days ago
LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah announced Thursday (August 13) he will be resigning at the end of the month because of significant health issue. Hannah was elected to the Arkansas Supreme Court in 2000 and was... Read more
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WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence
DNA clears man after 27 years in prison for rape in Scotland CountyEdward Charles McInnis, 53, walked out of a Scotland County Courtroom on Monday
DNA clears man after 27 years in prison for rape in Scotland County
WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence / Posted 18 days ago
Edward Charles McInnis, 53, walked out of a Scotland County Courtroom on Monday a free man after DNA evidence exonerated him in the rape of an 81-year-old woman in Laurinburg back in 1988, according to Scotland County District Attorney Kristy... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Chief Justice Jim Hannah says he will resign at the end of AugustHere's the full statement from the chief: The people of Arkansas elected me to
Chief Justice Jim Hannah says he will resign at the end of August
Arkansas Times / Posted 18 days ago
Here's the full statement from the chief: The people of Arkansas elected me to our state’s highest court in year 2000. I will be forever grateful. It is with great pride and pleasure that I have served on the Arkansas Supreme Court for over fourteen... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hannah resigning as Arkansas chief justice at end of monthStatement by Hannah on intent to resign The people of Arkansas elected me to o
Hannah resigning as Arkansas chief justice at end of month
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Statement by Hannah on intent to resign The people of Arkansas elected me to our state’s highest court in year 2000. I will be forever grateful. It is with great pride and pleasure that I have served on the Arkansas Supreme Court for over fourteen... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Chief Justice Jim Hannah Resigning from State Supreme CourtLITTLE ROCK - Jim Hannah says he's stepping down as Arkansas' chief justice at
Chief Justice Jim Hannah Resigning from State Supreme Court
Arkansas Business / Posted 18 days ago
LITTLE ROCK - Jim Hannah says he's stepping down as Arkansas' chief justice at the end of the month because of a "significant" health issue. Hannah on Thursday announced he will leave the court Aug. 31, more than a year before his eight-year term on... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
New Tehama County Courthouse springing up as fall 2016 opening eyedRED BLUFF, California - It’s been a long road, but the journey to build a new T
New Tehama County Courthouse springing up as fall 2016 opening eyed
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
RED BLUFF, California - It’s been a long road, but the journey to build a new Tehama County Courthouse is getting closer to the finish line. Initially envisioned in 2009 to be completed last year, work on the two-story, 62,033-square-foot courthouse... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Crimes of Children and Their ConsequencesRound Rock High School, just north of Austin in the Texas Hill Country, sprawls
The Crimes of Children and Their Consequences
The Atlantic / Posted 22 days ago
Round Rock High School, just north of Austin in the Texas Hill Country, sprawls over 88 acres. It feels like a small liberal-arts college: There is a junior R.O.T.C. Training center. There are basketball courts, a gymnastics facility, a swimming... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Database used to check carry permits has holesAn audit performed by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury suggests people
Database used to check carry permits has holes
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 24 days ago
An audit performed by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury suggests people with mental health problems might be able to obtain guns. Anytime someone buys a gun, dealers must check a federal database to ensure the buyer can legally purchase a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Guardsman's widow gets second chance in lawsuit against VABy the time the Veterans Administration conceded its misdiagnosis of his post-t
Guardsman's widow gets second chance in lawsuit against VA
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
By the time the Veterans Administration conceded its misdiagnosis of his post-traumatic stress disorder, a Greeneville veteran was dead, court records show. Scott Walter Eiswert's widow spent the next five years trying to hold the VA and the James... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Database used to check carry permits has holesIn a new report, a Tennessee official said it’s possible mentally ill patients
Database used to check carry permits has holes
WSMV Nashville / Posted 24 days ago
In a new report, a Tennessee official said it’s possible mentally ill patients may be able to buy firearms. Federal law prohibits anyone who has ever been committed to a mental health institution from buying or owning a gun. But according to an... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
WKYT Investigates | School leaders fear new juvenile discipline law will lead to classroom disruptionLEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Massive overhauls are reforming Kentucky’s juvenile jus
WKYT Investigates | School leaders fear new juvenile discipline law will lead to classroom disruption
WYMT TV News First / Posted 25 days ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Massive overhauls are reforming Kentucky’s juvenile justice system. Two new laws went into effect in July that will keep more juveniles in the classroom and out of detention centers. Under one law, school districts will... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Audit Reveals Flaws in How Courts Handle Mental Health, GunsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court
Audit Reveals Flaws in How Courts Handle Mental Health, Guns
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court system didn't fully comply with a 2013 state law designed to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals with mental health issues. Multiple media outlets report the... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Audit reveals flaws in how courts handle mental health, gunsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court
Audit reveals flaws in how courts handle mental health, guns
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 25 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court system didn't fully comply with a 2013 state law designed to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals with mental health issues. Multiple media outlets report the... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Audit reveals flaws in how courts handle mental health, gunsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court
Audit reveals flaws in how courts handle mental health, guns
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 25 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A performance audit has found that the Tennessee court system didn't fully comply with a 2013 state law designed to keep firearms out of the hands of individuals with mental health issues. Multiple media outlets report the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State report questions adequacy of processes to keep guns out of hands of the mentally illNASHVILLE — A performance audit of the state court system released Wednesday ra
State report questions adequacy of processes to keep guns out of hands of the mentally ill
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 25 days ago
NASHVILLE — A performance audit of the state court system released Wednesday raises the possibility that people with mental health issues “may be able to obtain a firearm” from gun dealers and a handgun-carry permit from the state due to the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
State report questions adequacy of processes to keep guns out of hands of the mentally illNASHVILLE — A performance audit of the state court system released Wednesday ra
State report questions adequacy of processes to keep guns out of hands of the mentally ill
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
NASHVILLE — A performance audit of the state court system released Wednesday raises the possibility that people with mental health issues “may be able to obtain a firearm” from gun dealers and a handgun-carry permit from the state due to the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Audit: Tennessee's courts lag on law keeping guns from mentally illNASHVILLE -- Dangerous holes exist in a Tennessee process that is supposed to k
Audit: Tennessee's courts lag on law keeping guns from mentally ill
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
NASHVILLE -- Dangerous holes exist in a Tennessee process that is supposed to keep both guns and state handgun-carry permits out of the hands of people declared mentally ill, according to a new state comptroller audit. The performance audit,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New skirmish erupts among California judgesA new skirmish has erupted in the long-running war of words between the state’s
New skirmish erupts among California judges
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
A new skirmish has erupted in the long-running war of words between the state’s judicial hierarchy and a band of rebel judges. The Alliance of California Judges has for several years accused the State Judicial Council and the Administrative Office... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Ramsey Clear in Push to Politicize Supreme CourtIn this case, Ramsey elicited criticism for injecting politics where some belie
Ramsey Clear in Push to Politicize Supreme Court
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
In this case, Ramsey elicited criticism for injecting politics where some believe political colors shouldn’t be unfurled. Immediately after Wade’s surprise announcement in mid-July, Ramsey issued a statement congratulating the Democratic-appointed... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Lee County circuit clerk suspended pending investigationFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has ordered the tempo
Lee County circuit clerk suspended pending investigation
WYMT TV News First / Posted 28 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has ordered the temporary suspension of an eastern Kentucky circuit clerk pending an investigation into possible official misconduct. The state Administrative Office of the Courts said Monday... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Lee County circuit clerk suspended pending investigationFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has ordered the tempor
Lee County circuit clerk suspended pending investigation
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 28 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has ordered the temporary suspension of an eastern Kentucky circuit clerk pending an investigation into possible official misconduct. The state Administrative Office of the Courts said Monday... Read more
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Arkansas Times
2015 Best of Arkansas editors' picksBest seat(s) in the house Even though I'm an absolute freak on all things rela
2015 Best of Arkansas editors' picks
Arkansas Times / Posted 1 months ago
Best seat(s) in the house Even though I'm an absolute freak on all things related to cinema, once movie tickets started routinely topping $10 bucks a person a few years back, I had to ask myself if seeing things on the big screen was really worth... Read more

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