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News 10 NBC Rochester
State overtime pay hits record $716MOvertime pay at state agencies jumped for the sixth straight year to a record $
State overtime pay hits record $716M
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 hours ago
Overtime pay at state agencies jumped for the sixth straight year to a record $716 million in 2015, up nearly $55 million from the year before. The report was released Friday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The total number of overtime... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama-Appointed State Dept. IG Accused of Targeting HillaryHillary Clinton's campaign is on the defense again after The Washington Post re
Obama-Appointed State Dept. IG Accused of Targeting Hillary
Newsmax / Posted 4 hours ago
Hillary Clinton's campaign is on the defense again after The Washington Post reported a second inspector general appointed by President Barack Obama subpoenaed the Clinton Foundation in the fall for records related to work which required approval by... Read more
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International Business Times
Washington DC council accidentally uploads private data on 12,000 special needs schoolchildren Private information relating to 12,000 special needs public school students in
Washington DC council accidentally uploads private data on 12,000 special needs schoolchildren
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Private information relating to 12,000 special needs public school students in Washington DC has been accidentally leaked on to the internet, according to the state's education superintendent. An internal memo sent by the Office of the State... Read more
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Daily Herald
State suing Barrington Mobil station that leaked gasIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing the owner and operator of a dow
State suing Barrington Mobil station that leaked gas
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing the owner and operator of a downtown Barrington gas station that leaked gasoline into surrounding soil, groundwater and village sewers last month. The suit, filed against Shri Balaji, Inc., owner of... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
More than 100 potential witnesses interviewed in Corey Jones investigationPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - More than 100 potential witnesses have been intervie
More than 100 potential witnesses interviewed in Corey Jones investigation
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - More than 100 potential witnesses have been interviewed in three counties in connection to the fatal shooting of Corey Jones in Palm Beach Gardens, according to State Attorney Dave Aronberg's office. Aronberg's office said... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Fireworks a hot topic — againHot Topic Fireworks have once again become a hot topic in the Iowa Legislature
Fireworks a hot topic — again
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Hot Topic Fireworks have once again become a hot topic in the Iowa Legislature. SF 508 was in committee this week and passed out of subcommittee last week. The issue is not a new discussion, but interest fizzled out before adjournment last year.�The... Read more
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Asian journal
The March 2016 priority datesEACH month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bull
The March 2016 priority dates
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
EACH month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories. A priority date is a person’s “place in line” for a visa,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Burn Awareness Week was Feb. 1-7February 1-7 was recognized as National Burn Awareness Week, and Safe Kids Kans
Burn Awareness Week was Feb. 1-7
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
February 1-7 was recognized as National Burn Awareness Week, and Safe Kids Kansas and the Office of the State Fire Marshal focused that week on reminding parents and caregivers that fire is just one cause of burn injuries to children. Scalding hot... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Fire officials: Cause of fatal Rock Falls fire likely electricalStatements provided to investigators by the surviving daughter indicate that th
Fire officials: Cause of fatal Rock Falls fire likely electrical
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Statements provided to investigators by the surviving daughter indicate that the fire could have started as a result of an overloaded power outlet or power strip with too many computers, cellphones, or electronics plugged into it, said Bill Milby,... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Legislature allows coyote bounties, but is anybody interested?Coyotes, canis latrans, are members of the dog tribe, related to both dogs and
Legislature allows coyote bounties, but is anybody interested?
Marshall Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Coyotes, canis latrans, are members of the dog tribe, related to both dogs and wolves. Since wolves were largely eliminated in the Midwest, coyotes have thrived and actually expanded their natural range. They have even colonized some suburbs, where... Read more
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The Economic Times
India resumes fuel supply to Nepal via Raxaul borderKATHMANDU: India today resumed fuel supplies to Nepal through its Raxaul border
India resumes fuel supply to Nepal via Raxaul border
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
KATHMANDU: India today resumed fuel supplies to Nepal through its Raxaul border after agitating Madhesis called off their nearly five-month-long blockade that caused acute shortage of petroleum products in the landlocked nation. Indian Oil... Read more
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dna
After Madhesis call off blockade, India resumes fuel supply to Nepal via Raxaul borderIndia on Monday resumed fuel supplies to Nepal through its Raxaul border after
After Madhesis call off blockade, India resumes fuel supply to Nepal via Raxaul border
dna / Posted 4 days ago
India on Monday resumed fuel supplies to Nepal through its Raxaul border after agitating Madhesis called off their nearly five-month-long blockade that caused acute shortage of petroleum products in the landlocked nation. Indian Oil Corporation's... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Administrator supports private audits for ...County Administrator Tim Houle was one of nearly 50 county administrators who o
Crow Wing County: Administrator supports private audits for ...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
County Administrator Tim Houle was one of nearly 50 county administrators who offered opinions on the state auditor's office for a review released Wednesday by the Office of the Legislative Auditor. Two-thirds of administrators surveyed shared a... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
New law calls for increased IDA oversight across New YorkShould a business that has received tax abatements pay back the public if it do
New law calls for increased IDA oversight across New York
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
Should a business that has received tax abatements pay back the public if it doesn’t meet its projected goals? That’s what Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has been arguing for years. And it’s something that New York State implemented in full late last... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Henry County skeleton may be raising new questions after 50 years We have another real-life local history mystery, and this one which might be
Henry County skeleton may be raising new questions after 50 years
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 7 days ago
We have another real-life local history mystery, and this one which might be a script from the Fox TV series "Bones."I received an e-mail last week from Jennifer Mack, a... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
State auditor probes finances at Cebolleta Land GrantSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's state auditor is launching a probe of financ
State auditor probes finances at Cebolleta Land Grant
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 7 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's state auditor is launching a probe of financial transactions at the Cebolleta Land Grant because the local subdivision of the state has not submitted required audits. State Auditor Tim Keller said Thursday that... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lanesborough garage fire probed as possible arsonLANESBOROUGH >> A stand-alone garage burned to the ground early Thursday
Lanesborough garage fire probed as possible arson
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
LANESBOROUGH >> A stand-alone garage burned to the ground early Thursday deep in the woods off North Main Street, and investigators are approaching the fire as potential arson. The state Department of Fire Services issued a press release at... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
State auditor probes finances at Cebolleta Land GrantSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's state auditor is launching a probe of financ
State auditor probes finances at Cebolleta Land Grant
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 8 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's state auditor is launching a probe of financial transactions at the Cebolleta Land Grant because the local subdivision of the state has not submitted required audits. State Auditor Tim Keller said Thursday that... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revampRALEIGH — A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
RALEIGH — A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn't sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina's statewide school board is reviewing revisions to the report. The required report to the... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 8 days ago
RALEIGH – A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn’t sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina’s statewide school board is reviewing revisions to the report. The required report to the... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on publi
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn't sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina's statewide school board is reviewing revisions to... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
State Fire Marshal issues Hoverboard safety memoSPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal released a safety memo today
State Fire Marshal issues Hoverboard safety memo
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal released a safety memo today warning residents about the fire hazards posed by hoverboards. Counterfeit hoverboards have also been seized recently, according to U.S. Customers and Border... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Scam firefighting fundraising calls identified by Denn Be wary telephone solicitations involving the “Delaware Firefighters Foundati
Scam firefighting fundraising calls identified by Denn
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 9 days ago
Be wary telephone solicitations involving the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation” - there is no known charitable organization registered under “Delaware Firefighters Foundation” in Delaware or... Read more
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Dover Post
Warning issued about unauthorized firefighting fundraising calls Delawareans are being warned by Attorney General Matt Denn to be wary of pote
Warning issued about unauthorized firefighting fundraising calls
Dover Post / Posted 9 days ago
Delawareans are being warned by Attorney General Matt Denn to be wary of potentially unauthorized telephone solicitations involving the “Delaware Firefighters Foundation” supposedly on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Father, son injured in Abingdon house fire TuesdayA fire near Abingdon's waterfront Tuesday morning sent a man and his son to the
Father, son injured in Abingdon house fire Tuesday
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
A fire near Abingdon's waterfront Tuesday morning sent a man and his son to the hospital for smoke inhalation and caused $70,000 in damages to their two-story house, the Office of the State Fire Marshal reported. The fire was sparked at about 9:03... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton fire at vacant Enterprise Street building declared arson The fire that rapidly tore through a vacant apartment building on Enterprise
Brockton fire at vacant Enterprise Street building declared arson
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
The fire that rapidly tore through a vacant apartment building on Enterprise Street in Brockton Saturday night was declared an arson by the state fire marshal's office. Now,... Read more
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The Advocate
Audit finds Veteran Affairs improperly spent thousands of dollars, former secretary fabricated service recordA joint investigation into the Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs found th
Audit finds Veteran Affairs improperly spent thousands of dollars, former secretary fabricated service record
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
A joint investigation into the Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs found that the state agency has improperly spent thousands of dollars, including using a federal grant designated for a veterans cemetery to purchase a Ford Expedition used by... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Former Uxbridge chief tapped for state fire marshal jobSTOW - Former Uxbridge Fire Chief Peter J. Ostroskey has been selected as the n
Former Uxbridge chief tapped for state fire marshal job
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
STOW - Former Uxbridge Fire Chief Peter J. Ostroskey has been selected as the next state fire marshal. Mr. Ostroskey, a Northbridge resident who is deputy state fire marshal, was selected by the state Fire Service Commission on Wednesday to succeed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Barrington Mobil that leaked fuel cleared to reopenThe Mobil station in Barrington that may have leaked thousands of gallons of fu
Barrington Mobil that leaked fuel cleared to reopen
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
The Mobil station in Barrington that may have leaked thousands of gallons of fuel into the ground and village sewer earlier this week was cleared to reopen Friday. Greg Summers, director of development services for Barrington, said the station at... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
FSU Police Arrest Student for Online ThreatNews Release: Florida State UniversityJanuary 29, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On
FSU Police Arrest Student for Online Threat
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 14 days ago
News Release: Florida State UniversityJanuary 29, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On Jan. 29, 2016, at about 10:05 a.m., two FSUPD employees received an email from administrators at the online application Yik Yak, about a threatening post made from the FSU... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gardai investigate discovery of human remains in Cork slurry pit Grim discovery was made this afternoon by Cork landowner Gardai are investig
Gardai investigate discovery of human remains in Cork slurry pit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Grim discovery was made this afternoon by Cork landowner Gardai are investigating the discovery of human remains in a slurry pit north of Cork city. The grim discovery was made on... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Seminole County deputy accused of recording phone conversations, cops saySEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A Seminole County detention deputy has been arrested af
Seminole County deputy accused of recording phone conversations, cops say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A Seminole County detention deputy has been arrested after authorities say he unlawfully recorded telephone conversations of seven sheriff's office employees. Michael Ryan, a field training supervisor at John E. Polk... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Man arrested, charged with murder in 1983 triple homicideThe Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspendingThe Latest: MLK State Com
Man arrested, charged with murder in 1983 triple homicide
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 days ago
The Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspendingThe Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspending The latest on New Mexico Attorney General's Office's investigation into the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission (all times local): The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Reports: Sash suffered from C.T.E.Doctors say former Iowa Hawkeye football star and Super Bowl winner Tyler Sash
Reports: Sash suffered from C.T.E.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 days ago
Doctors say former Iowa Hawkeye football star and Super Bowl winner Tyler Sash had C.T.E., according to multiple reports. C.T.E. is a brain disease caused by repeated trauma to the head. It's been found in dozens of former NFL players. Police say... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
United, American offering refunds for travel to Zika areasThe Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspendingThe Latest: MLK State Com
United, American offering refunds for travel to Zika areas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 days ago
The Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspendingThe Latest: MLK State Commission admitted overspending The latest on New Mexico Attorney General's Office's investigation into the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission (all times local): The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Office of the State Auditor to investigate town of EstanciaSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a specia
Office of the State Auditor to investigate town of Estancia
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a special audit investigation of the town of Estancia. The probe concerns a $33,000 financial discrepancy in the town's fiscal 2015 annual financial audit. According to the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Office of the State Auditor to investigate town of EstanciaSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a specia
Office of the State Auditor to investigate town of Estancia
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 16 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a special audit investigation of the town of Estancia. The probe concerns a $33,000 financial discrepancy in the town's fiscal 2015 annual financial audit. According to the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
State auditor investigating Estancia over $33K financial discrepancyThe Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a special audit investigation
State auditor investigating Estancia over $33K financial discrepancy
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 17 days ago
The Office of the State Auditor plans to conduct a special audit investigation of the town of Estancia in relation to a $33,000 financial discrepancy in the town's fiscal 2015 annual financial audit. According to the state auditor, the town notified... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
New DEQ chart sheds light on Flint water responseLANSING — An updated organizational chart posted online by the Michigan Departm
New DEQ chart sheds light on Flint water response
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING — An updated organizational chart posted online by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality sheds new light on the actions the DEQ has taken — and not taken — in the wake of the Flint drinking water crisis. Two prominent names are... Read more
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NBC Chicago
U.S. High Court Ruling Could Affect 100 Illinois InmatesAbout 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without p
U.S. High Court Ruling Could Affect 100 Illinois Inmates
NBC Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of a review after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 decree barring automatic life terms for young offenders also applies... Read more
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Daily Herald
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life termsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenag
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life terms
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of resentencing after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 opinion barring automatic life terms for... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
State Attorney: Crestview shooting spree was premeditated PENSACOLA — Law enforcement officials said Monday they believe Jacob Rex Lang
State Attorney: Crestview shooting spree was premeditated
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
PENSACOLA — Law enforcement officials said Monday they believe Jacob Rex Langston had murder on his mind when he confronted Elbert L. Merrick III outside of the home at 179 Peoria Boulevard... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life termsAbout 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without p
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life terms
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 18 days ago
About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of resentencing after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 opinion barring automatic life terms for young offenders is... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life termsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as te
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life terms
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of resentencing after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 opinion barring automatic life terms... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life termsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as te
US court ruling backs Ill. position on juvenile life terms
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - About 100 convicted Illinois murderers sentenced as teenagers to life without parole are assured of resentencing after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday. The high court found its 2012 opinion barring automatic life terms... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland considers regulating combat sports in wake of boxing deaths The Queensland Government is considering bringing in regulations for combat s
Queensland considers regulating combat sports in wake of boxing deaths
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
The Queensland Government is considering bringing in regulations for combat sports in the wake of two deaths in boxing in the past five years. Key points: The state's new... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Belcamp industrial fire causes partial roof collapse SaturdayPart of the roof of TIC Gums' Brass Mill Operations Center in Belcamp collapsed
Belcamp industrial fire causes partial roof collapse Saturday
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Part of the roof of TIC Gums' Brass Mill Operations Center in Belcamp collapsed Saturday morning, the result of a fire that started in electrical equipment outside the building, according to a Harford County fire service spokesperson. Firefighters... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Defendant in exploding car case waives preliminary hearingA man facing charges linked to an explosion in his car in which his 4-year-old
Defendant in exploding car case waives preliminary hearing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
A man facing charges linked to an explosion in his car in which his 4-year-old son was severely injured in July waived his preliminary hearing on Friday in Shawnee County District Court. Jacob Daniel Schell, 38, of Topeka, is charged with aggravated... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
WIU cuts will add to county costsMACOMB — The elimination of an office at Western Illinois University late last
WIU cuts will add to county costs
McDonough County Voice / Posted 21 days ago
MACOMB — The elimination of an office at Western Illinois University late last year is expected to cost McDonough County significant dollars this year.After being congratulated Wednesday for reducing his open cases by 18 in December, Public Defender... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Yankees LHP Chapman won't face domestic violence changesProsecutors in South Florida have elected not to file domestic-violence charges
Yankees LHP Chapman won't face domestic violence changes
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 21 days ago
Prosecutors in South Florida have elected not to file domestic-violence charges against New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman. Chapman was under investigation for an Oct. 30 incident with his girlfriend, 22-year-old Cristina Barnea, after the... Read more
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