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Orange County Register
Protecting bad judges threatens judicial integrityRe: “Prosecutor running for judge accuses D.A. of retaliation” [Front Page, May
Protecting bad judges threatens judicial integrity
Orange County Register / Posted 21 hours ago
Re: “Prosecutor running for judge accuses D.A. of retaliation” [Front Page, May 24]: As an attorney and citizen who believes that judicial integrity is crucial to our system of self-government, I applaud the Register’s solid article highlighting the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOPin the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 C
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOP
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
in the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 Cheshire home invasion in which his wife and two daughters were murdered, is running for the Legislature in Plainville and part of New Britain, which are part of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOPin the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 C
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOP
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
in the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 Cheshire home invasion in which his wife and two daughters were murdered, is running for the Legislature in Plainville and part of New Britain, which are part of the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOPin the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 C
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOP
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
in the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 Cheshire home invasion in which his wife and two daughters were murdered, is running for the Legislature in Plainville and part of New Britain, which are part of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOPin the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 C
Home invasion survivor’s campaign could help GOP
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
in the November election. Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of a 2007 Cheshire home invasion in which his wife and two daughters were murdered, is running for the Legislature in Plainville and part of New Britain, which are part of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political tieson lobbyists, political ties | TribLIVE HARRISBURG — For lawmakers seeking c
Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political ties
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
on lobbyists, political ties | TribLIVE HARRISBURG — For lawmakers seeking campaign help and the lobbyists who want to influence them, the path to power can run through the same... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Four Newton County Sheriff candidates speak during forum The 15 GOP candidates for six contested races for Newton County offices this
Four Newton County Sheriff candidates speak during forum
The Neosho Daily News / Posted yesterday
The 15 GOP candidates for six contested races for Newton County offices this year were each provided an opportunity to introduce themselves to the voting public at a May 26 candidate fair... Read more
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The News & Observer
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seattheir party’s nominee for the district that stretches from Iredell to Guilford
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seat
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
their party’s nominee for the district that stretches from Iredell to Guilford counties. No incumbent is in the mix, and candidates have a rare chance to win a seat with just a fraction of the vote. Those factors combined to make the 13th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Under Indicted Speaker's Gavel - Liberia's House Mandates Bribery Probesome individuals named in a recent report released by international watchdog Gl
Under Indicted Speaker's Gavel - Liberia's House Mandates Bribery Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
some individuals named in a recent report released by international watchdog Global Witness including Speaker Alex Tyler and court proceedings expected to continue the House of Representatives at the National Legislature has named members of its... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for June 2016Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for June 2016
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making a Difference in Our Community." BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION—Shanno,n 218-251-4234,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Democrats in 2nd Congressional District compete for spot on November ballotdistrict Winner will face Holding, Ellmers or Brannon in November District dr
Democrats in 2nd Congressional District compete for spot on November ballot
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
district Winner will face Holding, Ellmers or Brannon in November District drawn to favor Republicans Most of the five candidates competing in the Democratic primary election for the 2nd Congressional District have worked quietly in party... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Addiction at the forefront: Drug Court, probation & legislationMay 23. After hearing stories from those in recovery, members of local governme
Addiction at the forefront: Drug Court, probation & legislation
The Evening Sun / Posted 2 days ago
May 23. After hearing stories from those in recovery, members of local government programs attempted to offer solutions, and Truth Pharm founder Alexis Pleus shared more of her vision. �Why the hell can�t you put that drug down?!� This was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Right to Privacy On Trialor not four banking institutions be compelled to make available transaction rec
Right to Privacy On Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
or not four banking institutions be compelled to make available transaction records of two of the nine public officials and international companies implicated into the Global Witness bribery allegation is expected to be delivered by Judge Boimah... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tyler, Sherman, Others Face Criminal Prosecution-Arrested and turned over to Criminal Court 'C', but released after posting US$
Tyler, Sherman, Others Face Criminal Prosecution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
-Arrested and turned over to Criminal Court 'C', but released after posting US$150,000 and US$1.5M Criminal Appearance Bonds Normal court activities were yesterday interrupted at the Temple of Justice after it emerged that the Speaker of the House... Read more
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Everett Herald
Sheriff: Snohomish County tax hike would help improve public safety Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary (center) speaks at the Everett Firefighte
Sheriff: Snohomish County tax hike would help improve public safety
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary (center) speaks at the Everett Firefighters Hall in Everett on Thursday. Trenary and other county officials have proposed raising the criminal... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsModern Woodmen of America office open on Pine Island Road Modern Woodmen of Ame
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 2 days ago
Modern Woodmen of America office open on Pine Island Road Modern Woodmen of America has opened an office in Cape Coral at 1136 Pine Island Road, unit 82. The financial planning business offers assistance with retirement planning, life insurance, 401K... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
YMC Justice Center is already too small?Last week, the Yellow Medicine County Board approved the demolition of the YMC
YMC Justice Center is already too small?
Advocate Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Last week, the Yellow Medicine County Board approved the demolition of the YMC Courthouse in order to open the view for the new replacement Justice Center. This week, discussion took place regarding concerns that the new $6 million building isn’t big... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mike Hubbard ethics trialnot aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubb
Mike Hubbard ethics trial
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
not aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics trial is underway at the Lee County Justice Center. The morning’s testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mike Hubbard ethics trialnot aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubb
Mike Hubbard ethics trial
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
not aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics trial is underway at the Lee County Justice Center. The morning’s testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Setting a Historic Precedent - an Anti-Corruption First for LiberiaAlex Tyler being lead to the court. NEVER BEFORE in Liberia's history has a si
Setting a Historic Precedent - an Anti-Corruption First for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Alex Tyler being lead to the court. NEVER BEFORE in Liberia's history has a sitting Speaker of the House of Representative and the chairman of a party in power been subjected to the rule of the law. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016 will no doubt go down as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wings Clippedcontained in the Global Witness' The Deceivers Report released about three week
Wings Clipped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
contained in the Global Witness' The Deceivers Report released about three weeks ago, Senator Varney Sherman (Cllr.) and House Speaker Alex Tyler had their 'wings clipped', histrionically y falling to the legal gallows they fought against. A... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
District DivideOver the past few decades, elections for the Los Angeles County Board of Superv
District Divide
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Over the past few decades, elections for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor’s Fifth District seat have been virtual non-events, with incumbent Mike Antonovich easily winning time after time. In 1996, the now 76-year-old Antonovich beat one... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mike Hubbard ethics casenot aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubb
Mike Hubbard ethics case
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
not aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics trial is underway at the Lee County Justice Center. The morning’s testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mike Hubbard ethics casenot aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubb
Mike Hubbard ethics case
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
not aware of contracts Day two of testimony in Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics trial is underway at the Lee County Justice Center. The morning’s testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. OklahomophobiaOklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain — and so do the homophob
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. Oklahomophobia
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain — and so do the homophobia and transphobia. The state has tried to evade hate-crimes law and marriage equality, has a legislator who thinks LGBT people are worse than terrorists, and gave birth... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Election panel to file complaintThe PAC came to most Seneca County residents' attention shortly before the Marc
Election panel to file complaint
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The PAC came to most Seneca County residents' attention shortly before the March 15 primary election, when it mailed postcards critical of incumbent Holly Stacy, Focht's opponent for the Republican nomination for the seat. Wednesday, board member... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Battle of the Bathroom BigotsPaula Buls has experienced firsthand the impact of the current right-wing campa
Battle of the Bathroom Bigots
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Paula Buls has experienced firsthand the impact of the current right-wing campaign against transgender rights. Buls, a psychotherapist – and the first openly trans graduate of UT's School of Social Work – has seen an uptick in trans and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Two women atop the ballotCalifornians go to the polls in less than two weeks and heading the ticket for
Two women atop the ballot
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Californians go to the polls in less than two weeks and heading the ticket for Democratic voters are two women we enthusiastically endorse: Hillary Clinton for president and Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate. Harris, the former San Francisco district... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
To Prevent Wrongful Convictions, Police and Lawmakers Move Toward ReformThe video version of the story, seen above, was shot and edited by 2 On Your Si
To Prevent Wrongful Convictions, Police and Lawmakers Move Toward Reform
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
The video version of the story, seen above, was shot and edited by 2 On Your Side photojournalist Franco Ardito. MARCY, N.Y. - After spending two decades in prison for a murder he didn't commit, Steven Barnes entered free society in 2008 having... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton’s email troubles deepenThe 83-page report from the State Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG
Clinton’s email troubles deepen
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The 83-page report from the State Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), which was leaked to The Hill and other media outlets on Wednesday, compounds the problems that have dogged the likely Democratic presidential nominee since before her... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
News 4 Investigates: Mystery over WWII jacket may be solvedof office; fight may not be overCity council votes Jennings mayor out of office
News 4 Investigates: Mystery over WWII jacket may be solved
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 days ago
of office; fight may not be overCity council votes Jennings mayor out of office; fight may not be over Jennings Mayor Yolanda Fountain Henderson was voted out of office Tuesday night. Jennings Mayor Yolanda Fountain Henderson was voted out of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrestCHICAGO — On the south side of this wounded city, young black men and women fil
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrest
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO — On the south side of this wounded city, young black men and women fill a youth center on a recent weekend to learn how to exercise their civil rights. “Who watched the Laquan McDonald shooting?” asks civil rights instructor Charles Jones,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee is one of 11 states to file federal suit over transgender bathroomsBy Dave Boucher And Joel Ebert, USA TODAY NETWORK The Tennessean Tennessee is
Tennessee is one of 11 states to file federal suit over transgender bathrooms
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
By Dave Boucher And Joel Ebert, USA TODAY NETWORK The Tennessean Tennessee is one of 11 states that filed federal suit Wednesday against the Obama administration over recent guidance issued regarding which bathrooms transgender students may... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisonersWash. (AP) - A Washington state Republican Senate panel investigation casts bla
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisoners
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Wash. (AP) - A Washington state Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at both Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and former Department of Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner for a three-year delay in fixing an error that led to the early... Read more
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The Columbian
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisonersOLYMPIA — A Washington Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at bot
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisoners
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
OLYMPIA — A Washington Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at both Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and former Department of Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner for a three-year delay in fixing an error that led to the early release of... Read more
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Island Packet
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisonersA Washington state Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at both De
Senate Republicans blame Inslee for release of prisoners
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
A Washington state Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at both Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and former Department of Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner for a three-year delay in fixing an error that led to the early release of thousands... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberians Weigh in On Cllr. Varney Sherman's ImbroglioMonrovia — On Monday, the Congo Town residence of Grand Cape County Senator was
Liberians Weigh in On Cllr. Varney Sherman's Imbroglio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — On Monday, the Congo Town residence of Grand Cape County Senator was a scene of commotion as partisans of Unity Party sought to prevent to prevent the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission investigators from implementing a reported search and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Indictment Ready? Tyler, Sherman Face Arrest Over Global Witness Bribery ReportMonrovia — The Special Task Force comprising the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commis
Indictment Ready? Tyler, Sherman Face Arrest Over Global Witness Bribery Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — The Special Task Force comprising the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission and the Ministry of Justice, appointed by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to investigate a corruption report released by the London-based Watchdog Group, Global... Read more
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CNN
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrest(PATF) found that "CPD generally provides phone access (to arrestees) only at t
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrest
CNN / Posted 4 days ago
(PATF) found that "CPD generally provides phone access (to arrestees) only at the end of processing, after interrogation and charging" and "when individuals in custody attempt to invoke their legal rights to counsel, they report facing hostility... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Quorum court stalls on Courthouse securitysecurity measures of electronic door locks are installed, video surveillance is
Quorum court stalls on Courthouse security
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
security measures of electronic door locks are installed, video surveillance is running, panic buttons available, and entry control now limits public entrance to the long-unused front doors - where the security portals now stand idle for... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrestCHICAGO (CNN) -- On the south side of this wounded city, young black men and wo
In Chicago, less than 1% saw a lawyer after arrest
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (CNN) -- On the south side of this wounded city, young black men and women fill a youth center on a recent weekend to learn how to exercise their civil rights. "Who watched the Laquan McDonald shooting?" asks civil rights instructor Charles... Read more
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Paris Express
Jail tax presents difficult choiceOn July 12, voters in Logan County face a critical decision — whether to tax th
Jail tax presents difficult choice
Paris Express / Posted 4 days ago
On July 12, voters in Logan County face a critical decision — whether to tax themselves to build a new county jail. County officials say the new jail is needed to replace the present Logan County Detention Center in Paris that was built in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A Senate candidate; a murder plot; an undercover cop; a giant fiascoRuth Ann Aron leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in 1997 with then-attorne
A Senate candidate; a murder plot; an undercover cop; a giant fiasco
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Ruth Ann Aron leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in 1997 with then-attorneys Barry Helfand and Erik Bolog. Washington Post photo by Dayna Smith Feeling exiled and frustrated in her Florida condominium, Ruthann Aron decided she needed a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the communityOmid Gohardani says there’s a void that needs to be filled in aerospace and mec
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the community
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Omid Gohardani says there’s a void that needs to be filled in aerospace and mechanical education. Many children who once dreamed of becoming an aerospace professional, he said, give up those dreams when they stumble in math and science in... Read more
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Salem News
Top West Branch seniors recognized at banquetcampus. This year's banquet honored 14 students who are in the top 10 percent o
Top West Branch seniors recognized at banquet
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
campus. This year's banquet honored 14 students who are in the top 10 percent of the Class of 2016 along with their parents and a teacher chosen by each honored senior. The seniors selected the educator who most significantly influenced their... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Prosecutors say Oregon's abuse law prevents them from protecting childrenDogs and cats have better protection from physical abuse than infants. Prosecut
Prosecutors say Oregon's abuse law prevents them from protecting children
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
Dogs and cats have better protection from physical abuse than infants. Prosecutors say that’s the frightening truth about Oregon law the way it’s written right now. The quirk in the legal system is coming to light now, after a Sherwood couple went... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
What McAuliffe probe could mean for 2016 | Politics - Home The Oregon Department of Justice concluded a more than year
What McAuliffe probe could mean for 2016
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| Politics - Home The Oregon Department of Justice concluded a more than yearlong investigation Tuesday by clearing Deschutes County Jail staff of any criminal conduct in the hours leading up to the December... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
The pride of Barrie CentralBarrie Central Collegiate closes next month after more than 170 years due to sh
The pride of Barrie Central
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Barrie Central Collegiate closes next month after more than 170 years due to shrinking enrolment and structural costs. As one of the oldest educational institutions in the province, many graduates came from its halls. We offer a look of some... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Political - HeadlineSanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvassSanders campaign requests Kent
Political - Headline
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
Sanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvassSanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvass Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is requesting a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Listening to the Concern of the New Justice MinisterWhen he appeared before the Committee on the Judiciary of the Liberian Senate f
Listening to the Concern of the New Justice Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
When he appeared before the Committee on the Judiciary of the Liberian Senate for confirmation hearing this week, one of the major issues discussed by the Liberian Justice Minister-designate was next year's Presidential and Representative Elections... Read more
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