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Raw Story
Revealed: Contracts between cities and police unions guarantee complaints against cops will be kept secretContracts between police and city authorities, leaked after hackers breached th
Revealed: Contracts between cities and police unions guarantee complaints against cops will be kept secret
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Contracts between police and city authorities, leaked after hackers breached the website of the country’s biggest law enforcement union, contain guarantees that disciplinary records and complaints made against officers are kept secret or even... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Leaked police files contain guarantees disciplinary records will be kept secretContracts between police and city authorities, leaked after hackers breached th
Leaked police files contain guarantees disciplinary records will be kept secret
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Contracts between police and city authorities, leaked after hackers breached the website of the country’s biggest law enforcement union, contain guarantees that disciplinary records and complaints made against officers are kept secret or even... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Protecting the integrity of Social SecurityThere's no doubt many have legitimate disabilities, but such a high percentage
Protecting the integrity of Social Security
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted yesterday
There's no doubt many have legitimate disabilities, but such a high percentage also suggests some people may be gaming the system. Such a significant problem demands action. That's why my office recently partnered with federal authorities to launch... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lamborn says 'heads will roll' at VA for falsifying recordsColorado's U.S. Congressman Doug Lamborn says he wants "heads to roll" after a
Lamborn says 'heads will roll' at VA for falsifying records
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Colorado's U.S. Congressman Doug Lamborn says he wants "heads to roll" after a report accusing workers at a Colorado Springs VA clinic of falsifying records. The report by the office of the inspector general says workers hid the fact that veterans... Read more
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The Hill
GOP senator: Key VA program a 'systemic failure'Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) wants to know how the Department of Veterans Affairs (V
GOP senator: Key VA program a 'systemic failure'
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) wants to know how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will fix a key health program, calling its implementation a "systemic failure." "I consistently hear reports that the Department of Veterans Affairs is delaying the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Global Fund Awards U.S.$414 Million for 19 GrantsIncludes $44 million in incentive funding In January 2016, the Global Fund Boa
The Global Fund Awards U.S.$414 Million for 19 Grants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Includes $44 million in incentive funding In January 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $414 million in funding for 18 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by 10 countries. Of the $414 million, $280 million represented new money; the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Tribunal awards damages to watchdog forced from Geneva-based health fundIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Tribunal awards damages to watchdog forced from Geneva-based health fund
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Niles doctor’s federal case is dismissedThe dismissal was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern Distric
Niles doctor’s federal case is dismissed
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The dismissal was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland and requires the defendant, Michael Jurenovich, to pay court costs associated with the case. The lawsuit was filed by Melinda Hillier of Niles and... Read more
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Black Press USA
Russell Simmons Brings Water and Attention to Plight of Flint Residents Russell Simmons delivers water to victims of Flint water crisis. (Kory Woods/
Russell Simmons Brings Water and Attention to Plight of Flint Residents
Black Press USA / Posted 4 days ago
Russell Simmons delivers water to victims of Flint water crisis. (Kory Woods/Michigan Chronicle/NNPA) By Roz Edward Special to the NNPA News Wire from the Michigan... Read more
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Daily Herald
Palatine man seeks release from mental health centerA former Palatine man found not guilty by reason of insanity after decapitating
Palatine man seeks release from mental health center
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
A former Palatine man found not guilty by reason of insanity after decapitating his mother 13 years ago should be allowed to live in a halfway house, his attorneys argued Wednesday. Attorneys for Karl Sneider, 39, argued for a conditional release... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
IG finds discrepancies in old Hinton drug casesBOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – After months spent testing hundreds of samp
IG finds discrepancies in old Hinton drug cases
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – After months spent testing hundreds of samples from the notorious Hinton State Laboratory Institute, the state inspector general verified the crime lab’s findings in the “vast majority” of cases, though several... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
How the LA County Sheriff’s Department accidentally released a Pasadena murder suspectHow does a murder suspect who has been in jail for nearly 5 years get mistakenl
How the LA County Sheriff’s Department accidentally released a Pasadena murder suspect
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
How does a murder suspect who has been in jail for nearly 5 years get mistakenly released? Bad paperwork, says the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Steven Lawrence Wright, 37, was accidentally released Saturday by the sheriff’s department... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buganda Bus Park Ownership Wrangles - Who Is to Blame?Two principals, Charles Muhangi and Drake Lubega, have rolled on the ownership
Buganda Bus Park Ownership Wrangles - Who Is to Blame?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Two principals, Charles Muhangi and Drake Lubega, have rolled on the ownership dispute for more than a decade now on one of Kampala's busiest business centres. Details seen by this newspaper reveal none of the two principals is willing to let... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Lone Star Santas bring Christmas cheer to North Texas kids affected by Dec. 26 stormsHouston Co. finds funding for needed projects through various grantsHouston Co.
Lone Star Santas bring Christmas cheer to North Texas kids affected by Dec. 26 storms
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
Houston Co. finds funding for needed projects through various grantsHouston Co. finds funding for needed projects through various grants Houston County Sheriff Deputies are getting much needed upgrades thanks to a grant from the Texas Attorney... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Military Veteran Peer Network starting basketball leagueSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission
Military Veteran Peer Network starting basketball league
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
San Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state level After years of losing momentum, a historical site in deep East Texas has been recognized on a state level. More >> After years of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
San Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state level After years of losing momentum, a historical site in deep East Texas has been
San Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state level
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
After years of losing momentum, a historical site in deep East Texas has been recognized on a state level. More >> After years of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Lufkin man who crashed million-dollar car indicted on first-degree state chargesSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission
Lufkin man who crashed million-dollar car indicted on first-degree state charges
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
San Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state level After years of losing momentum, a historical site in deep East Texas has been recognized on a state level. More >> After years of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Houston Co. finds funding for needed projects through various grantsSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission
Houston Co. finds funding for needed projects through various grants
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
San Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state levelSan Augustine 'Mission Dolores' recognized on state level After years of losing momentum, a historical site in deep East Texas has been recognized on a state level. More >> After years of... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Violent Indiana Fugitive Taking Refuge in El PasoRichard Allen Cope, 40, of Indiana, was taken into custody last night by member
Violent Indiana Fugitive Taking Refuge in El Paso
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
Richard Allen Cope, 40, of Indiana, was taken into custody last night by members of the U.S. Marshals Service led Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (LSFTF) at a residence at the 500 block of E. Nevada. Cope was wanted by La Porte County, Indiana for one... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girlA representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the In
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girlA representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the In
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girlA representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the In
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girlA representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the In
Affidavit: Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girlA representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the In
Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Planned Parenthood agrees not to perform abortions in Louisville pending surveyLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - After coming under attack by Kentucky’s governor, the P
Planned Parenthood agrees not to perform abortions in Louisville pending survey
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - After coming under attack by Kentucky’s governor, the Planned Parenthood facility on 7th Street says it will “refrain from performing any abortion procedures” until a survey of the facility has been conducted by Matt Bevin’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspect in N$4 Million Bank Fraud SurrendersWindhoek — Well-known local legal practitioner Advocate Richard Metcalfe yester
Suspect in N$4 Million Bank Fraud Surrenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Windhoek — Well-known local legal practitioner Advocate Richard Metcalfe yesterday requested Namibian Police Inspector-General Lieutenant Sebastian Ndeitunga to give added protection to Charles Winston Manale, 32, who allegedly defrauded Standard... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Ky. Governor claims Planned Parenthood performs 'illegal, unlicensed' abortionsLouisville, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gov. Matt Bevin (R) claimed Thursday that Planned Par
Ky. Governor claims Planned Parenthood performs 'illegal, unlicensed' abortions
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
Louisville, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gov. Matt Bevin (R) claimed Thursday that Planned Parenthood is performing illegal and unlicensed abortions in Kentucky. He spoke to reporters and photographers during an unrelated event in Louisville. "I've always been a... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Bevin says Planned Parenthood running 'unlicensed abortion facility' in LouisvilleLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Gov. Matt Bevin says Planned Parenthood is running an "
Bevin says Planned Parenthood running 'unlicensed abortion facility' in Louisville
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Gov. Matt Bevin says Planned Parenthood is running an "unlicensed abortion facility" in Louisville after the group revealed Thursday that it recently started performing abortions at its new location on Seventh Street. Planned... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperStory last updated at 1/28/2016 - 8:18 pm Governor's Award profile: Steve Henr
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Story last updated at 1/28/2016 - 8:18 pm Governor's Award profile: Steve Henrikson On any given day, Alaska State Museum Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson traverses 4,000 years of history. There’s Alaska Native history, culture and art. There... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
AUDIO: Ky. Governor claims Planned Parenthood performs 'illegal, unlicensed' abortionsLouisville, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gov. Matt Bevin (R) claimed Thursday that Planned Par
AUDIO: Ky. Governor claims Planned Parenthood performs 'illegal, unlicensed' abortions
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
Louisville, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gov. Matt Bevin (R) claimed Thursday that Planned Parenthood is performing illegal and unlicensed abortions in Kentucky. He spoke to reporters and photographers during an unrelated event in Louisville. "I've always been a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Sex assault on teen at Florida prison spurs federal lawsuitHalf a dozen inmates hiding in the showers at Sumter Correctional Institution s
Sex assault on teen at Florida prison spurs federal lawsuit
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Half a dozen inmates hiding in the showers at Sumter Correctional Institution surrounded a 17-year-old on the morning of July 24, 2013. For the next 30 minutes, the band of prisoners choked, slapped and stabbed the juvenile more than 100 times with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Uniontown doctor Dileo indicted in pills scheme Neighborhoods A Uniontown cardiologist and the operator of a Fayette Count
Uniontown doctor Dileo indicted in pills scheme
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Neighborhoods A Uniontown cardiologist and the operator of a Fayette County methadone clinic that was raided Oct. 8 by federal and local agents were... Read more
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The Signal
2 deputy-involved shootings ruled justifiedAs the county Medical Examiner’s office and two divisions of the Sheriff’s Depa
2 deputy-involved shootings ruled justified
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
As the county Medical Examiner’s office and two divisions of the Sheriff’s Department launch their investigations into this month’s fatal deputy-involved shooting in the Santa Clarita Valley, another sheriff’s official said two previous lethal... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sex assault on teen at Florida juvenile lockup spurs federal lawsuitHalf a dozen inmates hiding in the showers at Sumter Correctional Institution s
Sex assault on teen at Florida juvenile lockup spurs federal lawsuit
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Half a dozen inmates hiding in the showers at Sumter Correctional Institution surrounded a 17-year-old on the morning of July 24, 2013. For the next 30 minutes, the band of prisoners choked, slapped and stabbed the juvenile more than 100 times with... Read more
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Philly.com
Feds accuse Renee Tartaglione of using psych clinic as slush fundRenee Tartaglione was not immediately available for comment. She is scheduled t
Feds accuse Renee Tartaglione of using psych clinic as slush fund
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Renee Tartaglione was not immediately available for comment. She is scheduled to make a preliminary appearance in federal court Wednesday afternoon. The case was investigated by the office of U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger, the FBI, the IRS and... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Federal Probe Opened In Accused Immigrant's Deportation CaseNORWICH — Federal officials have started investigating the failed deportation o
Federal Probe Opened In Accused Immigrant's Deportation Case
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
NORWICH — Federal officials have started investigating the failed deportation of a Haitian national who was charged with killing a Connecticut woman shortly after his release from prison. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security opened an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The OIG Has Created an E-Learning Platform to Help Identify Fraud and CorruptionThe Secretariat and principal recipients are the target audiences Through its
The OIG Has Created an E-Learning Platform to Help Identify Fraud and Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Secretariat and principal recipients are the target audiences Through its campaign "I Speak Out Now!", the Office of the Inspector General encourages people to speak out against fraud and abuses committed in the context of Global Fund-supported... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Roundtable: Many Questions Remain In San Onofre DebacleThis month marks the fourth anniversary of the radiation leak that eventually s
Roundtable: Many Questions Remain In San Onofre Debacle
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
This month marks the fourth anniversary of the radiation leak that eventually shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. All along the path to the settlement, ratepayer interests were in question at the state level by those whose job it... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Big Brothers Big Sisters Resolves Allegations of False Claims for Federal Grants Agrees to pay the United States $1.6 million to resolve allegations of false
Big Brothers Big Sisters Resolves Allegations of False Claims for Federal Grants
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 17 days ago
Agrees to pay the United States $1.6 million to resolve allegations of false claims for funds under Department of Justice grants awarded to help children at... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to Pay $1.6M over false claims allegationsThis is a news release from the United States Department of Justice. Big Broth
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to Pay $1.6M over false claims allegations
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
This is a news release from the United States Department of Justice. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Corporation (Big Brothers) has agreed to pay the United States $1.6 million to resolve allegations of false claims for funds under Department of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Feds to Investigate Why Murder Suspect Wasn't DeportedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking into why the suspect in the
Feds to Investigate Why Murder Suspect Wasn't Deported
NBC Connecticut / Posted 17 days ago
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking into why the suspect in the murder of a Norwich woman was not deported to his native Haiti before the murder as he was supposed to be. Jean Jacques, a 41-year-old Haitian national, is accused of... Read more
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CircleID
Federal Data Crisis: Unreliable Federal Databases are Destroying Opportunities for Small BusinessesDatabases are the infrastructure of the modern administrative state and data is
Federal Data Crisis: Unreliable Federal Databases are Destroying Opportunities for Small Businesses
CircleID / Posted 19 days ago
Databases are the infrastructure of the modern administrative state and data is its lifeblood. When the data is contaminated with errors, federal agencies have difficulty performing even the most basic administrative functions such as managing its... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
NOPD unveils plan to put more officers on the streets 19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Fritz EskerContributing Writer Last Wedne
NOPD unveils plan to put more officers on the streets
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Fritz EskerContributing Writer Last Wednesday, NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison unveiled a restructuring effort aimed at increasing police presence and reducing... Read more
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TheStreet.com
States urged to step up protections for students at online collegesThe appeal of online higher ed isn't hard to understand. Education Connection,
States urged to step up protections for students at online colleges
TheStreet.com / Posted 23 days ago
The appeal of online higher ed isn't hard to understand. Education Connection, an aggregator for online schools, puts it this way: "Attending college online may be perfect for people who have busy lives. Many people have children, a demanding job, or... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Audit shows Englewood Hospital and Medical Center improperly billed MedicareA federal audit has found that Englewood Hospital and Medical Center improperly
Audit shows Englewood Hospital and Medical Center improperly billed Medicare
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
A federal audit has found that Englewood Hospital and Medical Center improperly billed Medicare $115,000 over two years for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services. The hospital says it is refunding the government’s money and implementing new... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Cordova doctor to pay $450,000 in Medicare caseA Cordova dermatologist and his medical practice have settled a case involving
Cordova doctor to pay $450,000 in Medicare case
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
A Cordova dermatologist and his medical practice have settled a case involving allegations of overbilling Medicare, the office of U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton III said Tuesday. George R. Woodbury Jr. and his office, Rheumatology & Dermatology... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Texas man arraigned in New Mexico on Indictment alleging scheme to defraud Social Security AdministrationDannelly Labogin, 68, of Amarillo, Texas, was arraigned today in federal court
Texas man arraigned in New Mexico on Indictment alleging scheme to defraud Social Security Administration
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 27 days ago
Dannelly Labogin, 68, of Amarillo, Texas, was arraigned today in federal court in Las Cruces, New Mexico., on a 36-count indictment charging him with defrauding the Social Security Administration (SSA) of $82,483 in Social Security Child’s Insurance... Read more
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Business Insurance
FAA fails to ensure pilots' manual flying skills: Report(Reuters) — The Federal Aviation Administration is failing to ensure that airli
FAA fails to ensure pilots' manual flying skills: Report
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
(Reuters) — The Federal Aviation Administration is failing to ensure that airline pilots maintain their flying skills so they can safely take control of an aircraft from automated systems during an unexpected event, according to a U.S. Transportation... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Voters to decide on more cops, NOFD pension 11th January 2016 · 0 Comments On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council una
Voters to decide on more cops, NOFD pension
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
11th January 2016 · 0 Comments On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council unanimously approved a property tax referendum to increase budgets for the NOPD and the city’s fire department. The proposed tax... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Piedmont Community Actions loses grant funding

The S.C. Attorney General's office has upheld a decision that will strip som

Piedmont Community Actions loses grant funding
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 29 days ago

The S.C. Attorney General's office has upheld a decision that will strip some of the federal grant funds administered by Piedmont Community Actions.

The Spartanburg nonprofit lost grant funding for the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG),... Read more

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