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The Hendersonville Times-News
Alabama city's leaders vote to recall bathroom ordinanceLeon Smith. The ordinance — which the council unanimously approved last week —
Alabama city's leaders vote to recall bathroom ordinance
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Leon Smith. The ordinance — which the council unanimously approved last week — called for a misdemeanor charge, a fine of up to $500 and up to six months in jail. City officials said the measure was passed out of concern for public safety in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Johnny Manziel booked in misdemeanor assault case, posts bailPark, Texas, on Wednesday and was booked on misdemeanor assault charges, said L
Johnny Manziel booked in misdemeanor assault case, posts bail
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 hours ago
Park, Texas, on Wednesday and was booked on misdemeanor assault charges, said Lt. Lance Koppa with the Highland Park Department of Public Safety. Manziel posted $1,500 bond and was released, Koppa said. He is scheduled to appear in Dallas... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Johnny Manziel Booked for Allegedly Assaulting Former GirlfriendFree agent NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is seen in booking photos released on
Johnny Manziel Booked for Allegedly Assaulting Former Girlfriend
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 12 hours ago
Free agent NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is seen in booking photos released on May 4, 2016. (Credit: Highland Park Department of Public Safety) Johnny Manziel’s turbulent time with the Cleveland Browns ended in March, and his future in the NFL is... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
90 train collisions and 5 deaths reported in Alabama train accidents last yearSatsuma Police Department and Operation Lifesaver teamed up Wednesday, May 4 to
90 train collisions and 5 deaths reported in Alabama train accidents last year
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 hours ago
Satsuma Police Department and Operation Lifesaver teamed up Wednesday, May 4 to educate student drivers and the public about railroad crossing safety. According to Operation Lifesaver a person or vehicle is hit by a train about every three hours. In... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
90 train collisions and 5 deaths reported in Alabama train accidents last yearSatsuma Police Department and Operation Lifesaver teamed up Wednesday, May 4 to
90 train collisions and 5 deaths reported in Alabama train accidents last year
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
Satsuma Police Department and Operation Lifesaver teamed up Wednesday, May 4 to educate student drivers and the public about railroad crossing safety. According to Operation Lifesaver a person or vehicle is hit by a train about every three hours. In... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
New Site Alabama Teacher Receives LifeChanger of the Year Awardsituation TuesdayCPD: Man wanted in carjacking arrested after hostage situation
New Site Alabama Teacher Receives LifeChanger of the Year Award
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
situation TuesdayCPD: Man wanted in carjacking arrested after hostage situation Tuesday According to the Columbus Police Department, a man wanted in a Columbus carjacking last week was arrested following a hostage situation on Tuesday. According... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Ida B. Wells refuses to give up seatIda B. Wells, a native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, refused to give up her tr
History: Ida B. Wells refuses to give up seat
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Ida B. Wells, a native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, refused to give up her train seat and was arrested. She went on to expose the lynchings of African Americans. She later helped form the NAACP. (Photo: Wikipedia) May 3, 1933: R&B singer and funk... Read more
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Al.com
Man shot by Birmingham police in 2014 files civil rights lawsuitAubrey Williams, a man shot by a police officer in 2014 that was captured on da
Man shot by Birmingham police in 2014 files civil rights lawsuit
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Aubrey Williams, a man shot by a police officer in 2014 that was captured on dash-cam video, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Birmingham and more than two dozen officers. A judge, however, on Monday refused to dismiss two... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here’s why the opioid epidemic is so bad in West Virginia — the state with the highest overdose rate in the UShad the highest drug-overdose death rate in the US in 2014, according to a rece
Here’s why the opioid epidemic is so bad in West Virginia — the state with the highest overdose rate in the US
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
had the highest drug-overdose death rate in the US in 2014, according to a recent CDC report. The state also has one of the highest prescription rates of opioids in the US, trailing only Alabama and Tennessee. And it ranks in the top 10 for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here’s why the opioid epidemic is so bad in West Virginia — the state with the highest overdose rate in the UShad the highest drug-overdose death rate in the US in 2014, according to a rece
Here’s why the opioid epidemic is so bad in West Virginia — the state with the highest overdose rate in the US
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
had the highest drug-overdose death rate in the US in 2014, according to a recent CDC report. The state also has one of the highest prescription rates of opioids in the US, trailing only Alabama and Tennessee. And it ranks in the top 10 for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal historyadministration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back in prison. A rule... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history on job applicationsadministration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history on job applications
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back in prison. A rule... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal historyadministration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some
Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back in prison. A rule... Read more
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The Post-Standard
How a pair of Army buddies became Syracuse police's top-ranking brassSpeeding across the sandy roads of Saudi Arabia 25 years ago was a very, very u
How a pair of Army buddies became Syracuse police's top-ranking brass
The Post-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Speeding across the sandy roads of Saudi Arabia 25 years ago was a very, very unofficial Syracuse Police vehicle -- a Chevy pickup, emblazoned with a hastily scrawled "SPD" tag on the back quarter panel. Riding shotgun was 1st Lt. Shawn Broton. His... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Southeastern search for Montgomery man intensifies as crimes escalateand is now wanted for murder. Local, state and federal agencies across the Sou
Southeastern search for Montgomery man intensifies as crimes escalate
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
and is now wanted for murder. Local, state and federal agencies across the Southeast are searching for Pruitt. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has also been working closely with authorities to disseminate information and pictures of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
One Last Push In Congress To Change Punishment For Drug Crimes This YearA bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a new compromise plan to overhaul t
One Last Push In Congress To Change Punishment For Drug Crimes This Year
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
A bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a new compromise plan to overhaul the way drug criminals are punished, making one last push for legislative reform before the presidential election all but forecloses action on Capitol Hill. At a news... Read more
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KERA North Texas
One Last Push In Congress To Change Punishment For Drug Crimes This YearA bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a new compromise plan to overhaul t
One Last Push In Congress To Change Punishment For Drug Crimes This Year
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
A bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a new compromise plan to overhaul the way drug criminals are punished, making one last push for legislative reform before the presidential election all but forecloses action on Capitol Hill. At a news... Read more
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CBS Sports
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospectsAfter tracking thousands of football players from high school through college u
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospects
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
After tracking thousands of football players from high school through college until their entry into the NFL draft, the big questions are about to be answered -- who will be picked and where when the 50th annual league player lottery begins Thursday... Read more
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Al.com
A love letter to the community that helped me recover from the stormBy Jessica Melton, a survivor of the April 27, 2011 tornado living in Austin, T
A love letter to the community that helped me recover from the storm
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Jessica Melton, a survivor of the April 27, 2011 tornado living in Austin, Texas. She would like to send a special thank you to Taylor Holland and her entire Austin family for the encouragement and support in writing this piece. I didn't sense... Read more
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Al.com
Governor's prison proposal would likely cost more than projectedBy Laura R. Dove,an assistant professor of Business Law in the Sorrell College
Governor's prison proposal would likely cost more than projected
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Laura R. Dove,an assistant professor of Business Law in the Sorrell College of Business at Troy Universityand Stephen C. Miller,executive director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy. Fourteen to four. That's not a vote tally –... Read more
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NBC News
Ransomware Hackers Hold U.S. Police Departments HostageCyber criminals who have forced U.S. hospitals, schools and cities to pay hundr
Ransomware Hackers Hold U.S. Police Departments Hostage
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
Cyber criminals who have forced U.S. hospitals, schools and cities to pay hundreds of millions in blackmail or see their computer files destroyed are now targeting the unlikeliest group of victims — local police departments. Eastern European hackers... Read more
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Al.com
A potential Medicaid funding fix that's being overlookedBy Attorney General Luther Strange It's a tough situation. Alabama lawmakers a
A potential Medicaid funding fix that's being overlooked
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Attorney General Luther Strange It's a tough situation. Alabama lawmakers are facing the painful task of seeing medical services for the state's most vulnerable citizens reduced or curtailed because there isn't enough money in the General fund... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Will proposed oil drilling rules cut coastal cash?The U.S. Interior Department published the so-called well control rule last wee
Will proposed oil drilling rules cut coastal cash?
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Interior Department published the so-called well control rule last week, nearly six years after the catastrophic blowout of a BP well off Louisiana killed 11 workers and dumped millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The agency... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Will proposed oil drilling rules cut coastal cash?The U.S. Interior Department published the so-called well control rule last wee
Will proposed oil drilling rules cut coastal cash?
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Interior Department published the so-called well control rule last week, nearly six years after the catastrophic blowout of a BP well off Louisiana killed 11 workers and dumped millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The agency... Read more
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Al.com
First-time mom less likely to have a c-section at UAB Hospital, says Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports recognized the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital as
First-time mom less likely to have a c-section at UAB Hospital, says Consumer Reports
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
Consumer Reports recognized the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital as having one of the lowest rates of cesarean-section births to first-time, low-risk mothers. The Department of Health and Human Services recommend that c-section births... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Committee Approves Prison Construction, Title Fee BillsMontgomery, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed $800 million prison con
Committee Approves Prison Construction, Title Fee Bills
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 13 days ago
Montgomery, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed $800 million prison construction project cleared a major hurdle Thursday, after a committee approved the bill along with a proposed $13 increase in auto title fees as a funding source. The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Driving skills program giving teen drivers on the road trainingTeenage drivers got an advanced lesson on how to stay on the road and out of a
Driving skills program giving teen drivers on the road training
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
Teenage drivers got an advanced lesson on how to stay on the road and out of a crash Wednesday. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the Ford Driving Skills for Life program. “It’s an interactive training,” says Bill... Read more
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ESPN
Potential sports broadcasters from each top 25 teamMark Schlabach's 2016 Way-Too-Early Top 25 has Alabama and Florida State in the
Potential sports broadcasters from each top 25 team
ESPN / Posted 14 days ago
Mark Schlabach's 2016 Way-Too-Early Top 25 has Alabama and Florida State in the top two spots, with Michigan and Baylor right behind them. Here are the players on each team in those rankings who are most likely to end up in a broadcast booth once... Read more
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Breitbart
Game On: Tennessee to Sue Feds Over Unconstitutional Refugee Resettlementwe struck a blow for Liberty by finally adopting SJR467,” State Senator Mark No
Game On: Tennessee to Sue Feds Over Unconstitutional Refugee Resettlement
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
we struck a blow for Liberty by finally adopting SJR467,” State Senator Mark Norris (R-Collierville), the co-sponsor of the resolution who shepherded it through the State Senate, tells Breitbart News. “The General Assembly clearly... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspectappeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspect
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina law...More >> Police find car of brothers wanted in couple's disappearancePolice find car of brothers wanted in couple's disappearance Patrick Shunn and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspectcourt ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspect
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina law...More >> No prison time for NYPD officer in stairwell shooting caseNo prison time for NYPD officer in stairwell shooting case A rookie police officer will... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspectrestroom, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have impli
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspect
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
restroom, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina law...More >> Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal Gov. Robert... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspectAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in la
Judge allows release of Arizona freeway shooting suspect
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary sued his old boss Tuesday, saying that Bentley wrongly fired him.More >> Gov. Robert... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NFL Draft Player Thumbnails-OffenseAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in la
NFL Draft Player Thumbnails-Offense
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary sued his old boss Tuesday, saying that Bentley wrongly fired him.More >> Gov. Robert... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NFL Draft Player Thumbnails-DefenseAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in la
NFL Draft Player Thumbnails-Defense
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary sued his old boss Tuesday, saying that Bentley wrongly fired him.More >> Gov. Robert... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UConn coach Geno Auriemma released from the hospitalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in la
UConn coach Geno Auriemma released from the hospital
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
Alabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandalAlabama governor sued in latest fallout from scandal Gov. Robert Bentley's former law enforcement secretary sued his old boss Tuesday, saying that Bentley wrongly fired him.More >> Gov. Robert... Read more
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The Advocate
Business Honors for April 10, 2016BATON ROUGE Wayne Newhauser, an LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy profes
Business Honors for April 10, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
BATON ROUGE Wayne Newhauser, an LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy professor and director of LSU Medical and Health Physics, has been named a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. The designation is in recognition of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
WANTED: 'Armed, dangerous' man in connection with Sikeston homicideperson dead and injured another man on Sunday, April 17. According to Sikeston
WANTED: 'Armed, dangerous' man in connection with Sikeston homicide
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 16 days ago
person dead and injured another man on Sunday, April 17. According to Sikeston DPS, 20-year-old Orlando "TJ" Sheron, Jr., of Sikeston, is still on the loose and considered to be armed and dangerous. The Scott County court charged Sheron with... Read more
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Standard Democrat
One dead, another injured in Sunday shootingOne in custody, Sikeston DPS searching for second suspect SIKESTON - Officers
One dead, another injured in Sunday shooting
Standard Democrat / Posted 16 days ago
One in custody, Sikeston DPS searching for second suspect SIKESTON - Officers from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second in a shooting that left one person dead and another... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
National StoriesTarget of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn caseTarget of spy probe as
National Stories
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 days ago
Target of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn caseTarget of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn case A Boeing manager convicted of possessing child pornography uncovered during an unrelated investigation into Chinese espionage is... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods: Speed records galore; some smoking tires; and lots of car news and videosdesert roads at Ford’s Arizona Proving Ground, using LiDAR to “see” its way aro
Pod Rods: Speed records galore; some smoking tires; and lots of car news and videos
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
desert roads at Ford’s Arizona Proving Ground, using LiDAR to “see” its way around curves with the car’s virtual driver software. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data has found the passenger vehicle occupant fatality rates... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Bullock Prison corrections officers charged with attempting to smuggle cell phones, drugsThree corrections officers working at Bullock Correctional Facility, a medium s
Bullock Prison corrections officers charged with attempting to smuggle cell phones, drugs
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 20 days ago
Three corrections officers working at Bullock Correctional Facility, a medium security prison in Union Springs, AL, are charged with attempting to smuggle contraband into the prison. According to public records, Victor Lamar Davis, 24, was found... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
ALEA: State helocopter was used to retrieve Governor Bentley's walletApril 14--The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a statement Wednesday that
ALEA: State helocopter was used to retrieve Governor Bentley's wallet
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 20 days ago
April 14--The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a statement Wednesday that an aircraft transported Gov. Robert Bentley's wallet from Tuscaloosa to Fort Morgan in Dec. 2014 after the governor left it behind. The news was first reported by... Read more
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Al.com
Two Alabama counties work to close day care inspection loopholeAbuse, neglect and "deplorable" conditions in child care centers prompted two A
Two Alabama counties work to close day care inspection loophole
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
Abuse, neglect and "deplorable" conditions in child care centers prompted two Alabama counties to close a loophole left open by state law that allows some day cares to operate with no oversight. In Alabama, child care centers that operate as part of... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama woman keeps resurrecting shoddy day cares in God's nameto the podcast, produced with PRX, on iTunes. She's been called a crook. A con
Alabama woman keeps resurrecting shoddy day cares in God's name
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
to the podcast, produced with PRX, on iTunes. She's been called a crook. A con artist. A snake in the grass. But in Alabama, the only thing that really matters to state regulators is that she calls herself a Christian. She ran a church day... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom banspeople in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
people in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones in other states are terrible signals of intolerance, but beyond that they make absolutely no sense. North Carolina started feeling an economic backlash so quickly... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom banspeople in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
people in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones in other states are terrible signals of intolerance, but beyond that they make absolutely no sense. North Carolina started feeling an economic backlash so quickly... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom banspeople in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 21 days ago
people in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones in other states are terrible signals of intolerance, but beyond that they make absolutely no sense. North Carolina started feeling an economic backlash so quickly... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom banspeople in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
people in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones in other states are terrible signals of intolerance, but beyond that they make absolutely no sense. North Carolina started feeling an economic backlash so quickly... Read more
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First Coast News
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom banspeople in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones
Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans
First Coast News / Posted 21 days ago
people in Charlotte and nine other municipalities. This move and similar ones in other states are terrible signals of intolerance, but beyond that they make absolutely no sense. North Carolina started feeling an economic backlash so quickly... Read more
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