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WWLP Springfield
Jail ending in-person visits; switching to video chatsNORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) – A Massachusetts jail will soon implement a new
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) – A Massachusetts jail will soon implement a new technology that will end in-person visits between inmates and their family members and friends. Officials at the Bristol County House of Corrections in North Dartmouth... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Great Race unveils new logo by artist Burton MorrisOnline Only This year's Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race w
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Online Only This year's Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race will feature a logo designed by well-known pop artist and Pittsburgh native Burton Morris,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press at 2:41 p.m. EDTbecause many elver fishermen are nearing retirement. The law states that a lott
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
because many elver fishermen are nearing retirement. The law states that a lottery could be held between Jan. 1 and Feb. 15 of 2018. BOSTON (AP) - Two journalists and a Colonial-era newspaper editor are the recipients of the 2017 Yankee Quill _ New... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Mom of murdered toddler sentenced to probationThe mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond will not serve any additional jail
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 9 days ago
The mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond will not serve any additional jail time, despite helping dispose of her daughter’s body and continuing to take government benefits after her death. Rachelle Bond, 41, pleaded guilty in February to charges... Read more
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Al.com
Report: Federal prisons violating law, keeping mentally ill in solitary confinement too longFederal prisoners, including those with mental illness, are being kept in solit
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
Federal prisoners, including those with mental illness, are being kept in solitary confinement for long periods of time in violation of federal policy, according to a new report. Although the Bureau of Prisons states that it does not practice... Read more
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Boston Globe
Regional 911 call center has growing painsEmergency Communication Center. Beverly pulled out before it was even plugged i
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency Communication Center. Beverly pulled out before it was even plugged in. Now the Amesbury City Council, by a vote of 8 to 1, has decided to leave the regional center and return to local dispatch for emergency calls. Amesbury Mayor Ken... Read more
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TribLIVE
Justice Dept. questions cities’ immigration info sharingDept. questions cities' immigration info sharing In this June 9, 2017 file pho
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
Dept. questions cities' immigration info sharing In this June 9, 2017 file photo, a packed hearing room during a Massachusetts Legislature's Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security public hearing concerning a bill that calls for... Read more
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TribLIVE
JUNE 30 EDUCATION UPDATE: MORE QUESTIONS AT WOODLAND HILLS, MORE STATE MONEY FOR EDUCATION, PHEAA UNDER FIREHILLS WOES: More questions at Woodland Hills School District, where the Pennsyl
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
HILLS WOES: More questions at Woodland Hills School District, where the Pennsylvania Department of Education confirms to the Trib's Jamie Martines that high school principal Kevin Murray's administrative... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Recent high school graduate fatally shot in road rage crashexecuted suffers from delusions, lawyers sayKiller to be executed suffers from
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
executed suffers from delusions, lawyers sayKiller to be executed suffers from delusions, lawyers say Upcoming execution of a Virginia inmate has pushed to the forefront the debate over whether people with mental illness should be shielded from... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Suspect livestreams shootout with Los Angeles policeup close: Southern, poor counties to sufferClimate change up close: Southern, p
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
up close: Southern, poor counties to sufferClimate change up close: Southern, poor counties to suffer An extensive first-of-its-kind study says global warming is likely to hit southern and poorer US counties harder.More >> An extensive... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
San Francisco to pay $190K for sanctuary city violationSalvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him o
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
Salvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him over to immigration authorities in violation of the city's sanctuary law is set to be awarded $190,000.More >> A man from El Salvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San... Read more
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The Morning Call
Massachusetts threatens to sue PHEAA over student loansHARRISBURG — The Massachusetts attorney general's office is threatening to file
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
HARRISBURG — The Massachusetts attorney general's office is threatening to file a consumer protection lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s quasi-public student loan agency over its handling of federal student loans and may demand refunds. Massachusetts... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
You can now legally carry a Taser in Tacomaweapons Tuesday night. The city council voted to repeal an ordinance that bann
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
weapons Tuesday night. The city council voted to repeal an ordinance that banned the purchase, carry and manufacture of stun guns within city limits, assistant city attorney Keith Echterling said. Only law enforcement officers, department of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Economic woes helped New Castle land marijuana operationCastle has struggled for years under its distressed city status. This week, th
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
Castle has struggled for years under its distressed city status. This week, though, the label just might have paid off. The city was selected Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to be the home of one of the state's first 12... Read more
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TribLIVE
College borrowers promised loan forgiveness are left to waitloan forgiveness are left to wait BOSTON — Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightm
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
loan forgiveness are left to wait BOSTON — Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over. Like thousands of others who studied at failed for-profit colleges, she was promised by the U.S. Education Department under President Barack... Read more
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TribLIVE
Georgia highway transports motorists into the futureOnline Only WEST POINT, Ga. — Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rura
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
Online Only WEST POINT, Ga. — Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there's an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Parking violation leads to arrest of Brunswick man for theft of dog’s ashes, other itemsBRUNSWICK, Maine — A Brunswick man whose illegal parking in Massachusetts conne
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
BRUNSWICK, Maine — A Brunswick man whose illegal parking in Massachusetts connected him to a burglary there has been indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury for receiving more than $10,000 in stolen property from a Brunswick burglary. Willis L.... Read more

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