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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The bargain shopperFormer Maryland governor Martin O'Malley made his name as a champion of liberal
The bargain shopper
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley made his name as a champion of liberal causes, but who knew he was also adept at scoring bargain-basement deals on personal household furniture--at taxpayers' expense? Thanks to what looks like a generous... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PLCB: What best to drink with scandal?Every time someone points out that Pennsylvania’s state-run booze monopoly is a
PLCB: What best to drink with scandal?
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 minutes ago
Every time someone points out that Pennsylvania’s state-run booze monopoly is an anachronism in capitalist America, the agency and its legislative supporters promise to make it better. As one system critic has put it, we’re 70 years into the 100-year... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Council re-vote on rail measures consideredHonolulu City Council Chairman Ernie Martin said he's considering holding a re-
Council re-vote on rail measures considered
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 hours ago
Honolulu City Council Chairman Ernie Martin said he's considering holding a re-vote on nearly a dozen rail transit-related bills tainted by ethical conflicts by former city Councilmembers Romy Cachola and Nestor Garcia. "As a matter of transparency,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Retired LCB official, expected to plead guilty to kickbacks, stands to lose $52K pensionSix weeks after former state Liquor Control Board marketing director James Shor
Retired LCB official, expected to plead guilty to kickbacks, stands to lose $52K pension
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
Six weeks after former state Liquor Control Board marketing director James Short returned from a Florida vacation paid for by the then-makers of Pinnacle vodkas, LCB officials voted to put Pinnacle Whipped Cream Vodka on state store shelves,... Read more
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TribLIVE
State of Corruption: Jim Short’s pleaReason No. 6,432,589 to privatize Pennsylvania's Prohibition-era monopoly on li
State of Corruption: Jim Short’s plea
TribLIVE / Posted 6 hours ago
Reason No. 6,432,589 to privatize Pennsylvania's Prohibition-era monopoly on liquor sales — overt and high-ranking corruption. Federal prosecutors say James H. Short, the former director of marketing and merchandising for the state Liquor Control... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Complaint: Councilman violated ethics rules, should be ousted over employee investigationLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Metro Council's Democratic Caucus Director Elizabet
Complaint: Councilman violated ethics rules, should be ousted over employee investigation
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Metro Council's Democratic Caucus Director Elizabeth Hoffman has called Jan. 2 a blur. "I had some chips and salsa, I don't know what happened after that," Hoffman told WAVE 3 News Anchor John Boel in June. "Honestly, I... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Watchdog group seeks ethics reforms at Sacramento City HallArguing Sacramento City Hall is suffering from a “vacuum of accountability,” a
Watchdog group seeks ethics reforms at Sacramento City Hall
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
Arguing Sacramento City Hall is suffering from a “vacuum of accountability,” a local watchdog group released a series of ethics reform recommendations Wednesday it hopes the city will adopt. Most notably, the proposal includes the creation of an... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Sebastian Coe: Athletics is about more than drugs, blood and urineThere is a bloody-minded streak that runs through Sebastian Coe like words in a
Sebastian Coe: Athletics is about more than drugs, blood and urine
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 hours ago
There is a bloody-minded streak that runs through Sebastian Coe like words in a stick of rock. It made him a double Olympic champion and helped secure and deliver the successful London 2012 Games in defiance of the doubters. Now it has made him the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Missouri politicians ranked for the gifts they get from lobbyistsJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A new list reveals which Missouri politicians are getting
Missouri politicians ranked for the gifts they get from lobbyists
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 13 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A new list reveals which Missouri politicians are getting the most gifts from lobbyists. Both Democrats and Republicans are at the top of the list put together by the liberal group, “Progress Missouri.” Representative Mike... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Human Rights Campaign Not Backing Fayetteville Civil Rights OrdinanceFAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Unlike 2014, supporters of a civil rights ordinance in Fa
Human Rights Campaign Not Backing Fayetteville Civil Rights Ordinance
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 13 hours ago
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Unlike 2014, supporters of a civil rights ordinance in Fayetteville are not getting any financial backing from the Human Rights Campaign, a national organization based out of Washington, D.C., for their 2015 campaign. In 2014,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lincoln City council files ethics complaint against mayorSALEM, Ore. (AP) — An ethics complaint filed against Lincoln City Mayor Donald
Lincoln City council files ethics complaint against mayor
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 hours ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An ethics complaint filed against Lincoln City Mayor Donald Williams accuses him of advocating the repeal of a rule that hurt him financially. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/1UmMEMV ) that Williams says he did not... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Lincoln City council files state ethics complaint against its own mayorLincoln City's city council filed a state ethics complaint against Mayor Don Wi
Lincoln City council files state ethics complaint against its own mayor
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Lincoln City's city council filed a state ethics complaint against Mayor Don Williams last month, alleging that he misused his office and didn't disclose a potential conflict of interest involving his wife's vacation rental that resulted in a... Read more
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TribLIVE
The DHS crackdownThe state Ethics Commission is cracking down on Department of Human Services ca
The DHS crackdown
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
The state Ethics Commission is cracking down on Department of Human Services caseworkers who don't file annual financial disclosure forms. Inquiring taxpayers should be eager to learn what they've been hiding. About 5,000 caseworkers who determine... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Missouri ethics panel says lobbyist-bought meal misreported Several Missouri lobbyists likely broke state laws requiring that they name t
Missouri ethics panel says lobbyist-bought meal misreported
Rolla Daily News / Posted yesterday
Several Missouri lobbyists likely broke state laws requiring that they name the lawmakers they buy meals for when they first reported a steakhouse dinner at a conservative legislative... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Charges against Duran fuel New Mexico's corruption reputationALBUQUERQUE >> Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the pr
Charges against Duran fuel New Mexico's corruption reputation
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
ALBUQUERQUE >> Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing. Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state attorney... Read more
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Salon.com
Charges against official fuel state’s corruption reputationALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on th
Charges against official fuel state’s corruption reputation
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing. Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Charges against official fuel state's corruption reputationALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on th
Charges against official fuel state's corruption reputation
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing. Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Charges against official fuel state's corruption reputationALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on th
Charges against official fuel state's corruption reputation
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing. Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Martin O'Malley used 'junk' mansion furniture in new houseFormer Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used the "junk" furniture he purchased fro
Martin O'Malley used 'junk' mansion furniture in new house
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used the "junk" furniture he purchased from the governor's mansion to furnish his new house in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood — a move criticized Tuesday by the head of the Maryland Republican Party. O'Malley,... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
San Jose city clerk given second chance following closed-session reviewSAN JOSE -- There were more than enough votes to fire City Clerk Toni Taber on
San Jose city clerk given second chance following closed-session review
San Jose Mercury News / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- There were more than enough votes to fire City Clerk Toni Taber on Tuesday after she gave bad advice that publicly embarrassed her bosses, but the City Council decided to give her another chance. The reprieve came Tuesday after a... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
San Jose city clerk given second chance following closed-session reviewSAN JOSE -- There were more than enough votes to fire City Clerk Toni Taber on
San Jose city clerk given second chance following closed-session review
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- There were more than enough votes to fire City Clerk Toni Taber on Tuesday after she gave bad advice that publicly embarrassed her bosses, but the City Council decided to give her another chance. The reprieve came Tuesday after a... Read more
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Times News
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacksHARRISBURG — A man who once played a major role in deciding what showed up on t
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacks
Times News / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG — A man who once played a major role in deciding what showed up on the shelves of Pennsylvania’s state-owned system of liquor stores plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge for taking cash and gifts from suppliers, federal prosecutors... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
San Jose city clerk gets job review under scrutiny of giving council candidates wrong informationSan Jose City Clerk Toni Taber will have her annual job review by the city coun
San Jose city clerk gets job review under scrutiny of giving council candidates wrong information
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted yesterday
San Jose City Clerk Toni Taber will have her annual job review by the city council today, and admits she may leave the closed door session looking for work. The possible firing comes as Multiple San Jose City Council candidates improperly reported... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ex-PLCB marketing director charged in taking bribes, kickbacksThe former head of marketing for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is expec
Ex-PLCB marketing director charged in taking bribes, kickbacks
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
The former head of marketing for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is expected to plead guilty to federal charges for allegedly taking bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of various products. James H. Short Jr., 50, was the director of marketing... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
WLU presidential search advancesOver the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, facu
WLU presidential search advances
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Over the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, faculty and staff members, alumni and WLU Foundation members - whittled a pool of more than 40 applicants down to 11 who were invited to interviews via Skype videoconferencing... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Pres Hopefuls To Visit Hilltop for West Liberty PostOver the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, facu
Pres Hopefuls To Visit Hilltop for West Liberty Post
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
Over the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, faculty and staff members, alumni and WLU Foundation members - whittled a pool of more than 40 applicants down to 11 who were invited to interviews via Skype videoconferencing... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Rutledge refuses open records of fired trooper who now leads ABC enforcementShe acknowledges that the Freedom of Information Act would allow release of the
Rutledge refuses open records of fired trooper who now leads ABC enforcement
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
She acknowledges that the Freedom of Information Act would allow release of the material on most grounds: Hamlet's firing was final and the records being sought were a record of his termination, which the law specifically says may be released. But... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
New York ethics board drops Trump's complaint against the attorney generalDonald Trump claims that his Trump University was legit. New York's ethics com
New York ethics board drops Trump's complaint against the attorney general
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Donald Trump claims that his Trump University was legit. New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Mr. Trump's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacksHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who once played a major role in deciding what show
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacks
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who once played a major role in deciding what showed up on the shelves of Pennsylvania's state-owned system of liquor stores plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge for taking cash and gifts from suppliers, federal... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacksHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who once played a major role in deciding what show
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacks
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who once played a major role in deciding what showed up on the shelves of Pennsylvania's state-owned system of liquor stores plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge for taking cash and gifts from suppliers, federal... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Pres Hopefuls To Visit HilltopOver the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, facu
Pres Hopefuls To Visit Hilltop
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
Over the summer, the committee - which consists of the board of governors, faculty and staff members, alumni and WLU Foundation members - whittled a pool of more than 40 applicants down to 11 who were invited to interviews via Skype videoconferencing... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ex-LCB official Short to plead guilty to soliciting, concealing kickbacks from vendorsA former top state Liquor Control Board executive has agreed to plead guilty to
Ex-LCB official Short to plead guilty to soliciting, concealing kickbacks from vendors
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
A former top state Liquor Control Board executive has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges that he solicited and concealed kickbacks from vendors doing business with the agency overseeing the state's 500 liquor stores, prosecutors said... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Xenia City Council reprimands 2 members of councilUPDATE @ 11:03 p.m. (Aug. 31): Xenia City Council determined late tonight that
Xenia City Council reprimands 2 members of council
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE @ 11:03 p.m. (Aug. 31): Xenia City Council determined late tonight that Council members John Caupp and Dale Louderback violated the city charter in connection with the $7 million entertainment center in the city. The council then approved a... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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Daily Herald
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. -- New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complai
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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ABC News
NY Ethics Board Drops Trump Complaint About Attorney GeneralNew York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the stat
NY Ethics Board Drops Trump Complaint About Attorney General
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic Attorney General Eric... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
State Looking Into O'Malley's Discount Purchase Of FurnitureANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan is wondering why Maryland’s former
State Looking Into O'Malley's Discount Purchase Of Furniture
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan is wondering why Maryland’s former governor bought so much furniture for the governor’s mansion in Annapolis on his way out. The state ethics commission is looking into whether it was all on the up and... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacksHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man who once played a major role in deciding what show
Feds charge liquor board ex-official with taking kickbacks
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man who once played a major role in deciding what showed up on the shelves of Pennsylvania's state-owned system of liquor stores plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge for taking cash and gifts from suppliers, federal... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
NY ethics board tosses out Donald Trump's complaint about attorney generalNew York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the stat
NY ethics board tosses out Donald Trump's complaint about attorney general
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic Attorney General Eric... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Deadline looms for officials to file financial disclosuresFlorida Gov. Rick Scott has a net worth of $147 million. We know, because Scott
Deadline looms for officials to file financial disclosures
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has a net worth of $147 million. We know, because Scott is one of 38,000 public officials required to disclose how much money they made in the previous year, what they own and what it’s worth. Hundreds of public officials... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Former Pa. Liquor Control Board marketing director charged with accepting bribesHARRISBURG, Pa. – The former Director of Marketing and Merchandising for the Pe
Former Pa. Liquor Control Board marketing director charged with accepting bribes
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The former Director of Marketing and Merchandising for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PA-LCB) is charged with a scheme to defraud the state, its citizens and the PA-LCB of their right to his honest services as a public... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
New York ethics board drops Trump's complaint against the attorney generalDonald Trump claims that his Trump University was legit. New York's ethics com
New York ethics board drops Trump's complaint against the attorney general
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump claims that his Trump University was legit. New York's ethics commission has dropped billionaire Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Mr.... Read more
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Salon.com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump’s com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump’s complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump’s December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney generalALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's com
NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused Democratic... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY ethics board drops Trump's attorney general complaintALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped billionaire Donald
NY ethics board drops Trump's attorney general complaint
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's ethics commission has dropped billionaire Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University. Trump's December 2013 complaint accused... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
San Jose city clerk's job in jeopardySAN JOSE -- City Clerk Toni Taber is in jeopardy of losing her job tomorrow whe
San Jose city clerk's job in jeopardy
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
SAN JOSE -- City Clerk Toni Taber is in jeopardy of losing her job tomorrow when the City Council discusses her performance during a closed-session meeting. The annual performance review comes on the heels of Taber apologizing for misleading City... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
San Jose city clerk's job in jeopardySAN JOSE -- City Clerk Toni Taber is in jeopardy of losing her job tomorrow whe
San Jose city clerk's job in jeopardy
Oakland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
SAN JOSE -- City Clerk Toni Taber is in jeopardy of losing her job tomorrow when the City Council discusses her performance during a closed-session meeting. The annual performance review comes on the heels of Taber apologizing for misleading City... Read more
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