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KTVN Reno
School bus, car collide in Riverside County, injuring 4of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:More
School bus, car collide in Riverside County, injuring 4
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 hours ago
of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:More >> Authorities say a school bus and a car have... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refugethe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refugethe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refugethe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cavs' Kevin Love re-injures left shoulder against Lakersthe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
Cavs' Kevin Love re-injures left shoulder against Lakers
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refugethe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
KWWL Iowa / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refugethe last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday nig
FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 7 hours ago
the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.More >> 2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping... Read more
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NBC Washington
MD Officer's Family Fights for In-Car BAC Testing LawIf Maryland had tougher anti-drunken driving laws, would Officer Noah Leotta be
MD Officer's Family Fights for In-Car BAC Testing Law
NBC Washington / Posted 7 hours ago
If Maryland had tougher anti-drunken driving laws, would Officer Noah Leotta be alive? The family of the 24-year-old Montgomery County police officer hit by a suspected drunken driver in December urged state lawmakers on Wednesday to make in-car... Read more
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Roll Call
Rift Over Guns Threatens Mental Health Billsaid senators were working to craft a sweeping mental health bill that would be
Rift Over Guns Threatens Mental Health Bill
Roll Call / Posted 10 hours ago
said senators were working to craft a sweeping mental health bill that would be based on legislation drafted by him and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and include a few other measures. The hope, he said, is to get it out of committee and bring it... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Democrats expected to endorse Flynn in race for DAto disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III,
Democrats expected to endorse Flynn in race for DA
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
to disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III, it now appears that is exactly where Erie County Democrats are heading. Sources from various factions said Tuesday that they expect party leaders to endorse John J.... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Police discuss marijuana’s futureMACOMB — Links between medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, and heroin we
Police discuss marijuana’s future
McDonough County Voice / Posted 16 hours ago
MACOMB — Links between medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, and heroin were briefly discussed Monday by law enforcement members of the McDonough County Community Quality of Life Advisory Committee."Medical marijuana cracked the door," said... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lowsGovernor Christie’s big plans and brash put-downs were a viral sensation on You
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lows
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Governor Christie’s big plans and brash put-downs were a viral sensation on YouTube and television, quickly turning him into a political celebrity. But now his presidential campaign is in trouble after the New Hampshire primary and he plans a return... Read more
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The Morning Call
Senate to vote on Kane removal todayThe vote — no matter the outcome — will be historic. The vote is expected to b
Senate to vote on Kane removal today
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
The vote — no matter the outcome — will be historic. The vote is expected to be very close and Kane apparently will not be in Harrisburg to watch. Kane is in the agency's Scranton office, said Chuck Ardo, who has doubled as spokesman for Kane and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
County panel favors raises for employeesMany Pulaski County employees would see higher pay under a recommendation backe
County panel favors raises for employees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Many Pulaski County employees would see higher pay under a recommendation backed by a Quorum Court committee Tuesday night designed to curb employee turnover. Pulaski County government spent $3.3 million less than it took in last year and is... Read more
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The Current
UM System Audit Amid Budget CrisisLouis community was alerted to the campus’ $15 million deficit two weeks ago. T
UM System Audit Amid Budget Crisis
The Current / Posted yesterday
Louis community was alerted to the campus’ $15 million deficit two weeks ago. The deficit could cause layoffs for faculty and staff while the announcement caused an uproar for the lack of transparency from the administration to its students. UMSL... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Democrats expected to endorse Flynn in race for DAto disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III,
Democrats expected to endorse Flynn in race for DA
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III, it now appears that is exactly where Erie County Democrats are heading. Sources from various factions said Tuesday that they expect party leaders to endorse John J.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
In break with Sedita era, Democrats expected to bypass Flaherty for DA and endorse Flynnto disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III,
In break with Sedita era, Democrats expected to bypass Flaherty for DA and endorse Flynn
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III, it now appears that is exactly where Erie County Democrats are heading. Sources from various factions said Tuesday that they expect party leaders to endorse John J.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
In break with Sedita era, Democrats to bypass Flaherty and endorse Flynnto disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III,
In break with Sedita era, Democrats to bypass Flaherty and endorse Flynn
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
to disconnect from the legacy of former District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III, it now appears that is exactly where Erie County Democrats are heading. Sources from various party factions said Tuesday they expect its leaders will endorse John J.... Read more
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Times News
Senate to vote this week on AG Kane’s removaloffice Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the
Senate to vote this week on AG Kane’s removal
Times News / Posted yesterday
office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the past two years working to expose an explicit and objectionable government email ring and the past six months fighting her own criminal charges related to a grand jury... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Slatery says probe of alleged improprieties by Durham underway, also says goal in VW emissions scandal is to make consumers 'whole'team already looking into allegations that embattled Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Fran
Slatery says probe of alleged improprieties by Durham underway, also says goal in VW emissions scandal is to make consumers 'whole'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
team already looking into allegations that embattled Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, sent inappropriate text messages and "other communications" to female workers on Capitol Hill. The Republican also said he feels "good" about the state's... Read more
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Barrow Journal
District Attorney: Brad SmithSmith’s service includes: Responsibility of the Jackson County office of the Pi
District Attorney: Brad Smith
Barrow Journal / Posted yesterday
Smith’s service includes: Responsibility of the Jackson County office of the Piedmont Judicial Circuit within two years of service, acting chief assistant for the circuit; lead counsel on more murder cases than any other ADA in the circuit during his... Read more
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Officer.com
Ferguson Consent Decree May Derailed by CostFERGUSON, Missouri -- Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III ran a hand over his bear
Ferguson Consent Decree May Derailed by Cost
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
FERGUSON, Missouri -- Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III ran a hand over his beard, nodded and blinked, adjusted his glasses, and nodded and blinked again, as he listened to the lengthy recitation of alleged abuses suffered under his city's police... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate - Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Feb. 8 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration ...Juan Francisco de Luna Vasquez passed through the Webb County jail at least fou
Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate - Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Feb. 8 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
Juan Francisco de Luna Vasquez passed through the Webb County jail at least four times on more than a half dozen charges before allegedly beating his wife to death with a hammer last year in Laredo. Victor Reyes had already spent three months in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Woman faces mandatory 6 years in prison for kicking deputy on shinTina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and Ca
Woman faces mandatory 6 years in prison for kicking deputy on shin
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Tina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue to attend her son's court appearance in November 2013 when she found herself in a dispute with sheriff's deputies. After she was taken into custody, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JPs hire adviser on jail financeBOONEVILLE -- The Logan County Quorum Court voted Monday to hire a Little Rock
JPs hire adviser on jail finance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
BOONEVILLE -- The Logan County Quorum Court voted Monday to hire a Little Rock firm as bond counsel to advise the county on financing construction of a new county jail. The nine justices of the peace present passed a resolution authorizing County... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 named trustees for UA Systemin Republican politics, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday naming as trustees h
2 named trustees for UA System
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
in Republican politics, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday naming as trustees his policy director, Kelly Eichler, and a two-time GOP nominee for governor in the 1990s, Sheffield Nelson. In a statement, Hutchinson, a Republican, praised... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
PA Senate Voting on AG Kane Removal This Weekoffice Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the
PA Senate Voting on AG Kane Removal This Week
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the past two years working to expose an explicit and objectionable government email ring and the past six months fighting her own criminal charges related to a grand jury... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removaloffice Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removal
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the past two years working to expose an explicit and objectionable government email ring and the past six months fighting her own criminal charges related to a grand jury... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for February 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—Shannon, 218-251-4234,... Read more
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Times News
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removaloffice Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removal
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the past two years working to expose an explicit and objectionable government email ring and the past six months fighting her own criminal charges related to a grand jury... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lawmakers take aim at Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing companies in competing billsTALLAHASSEE — The latest challenge to Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing compani
Lawmakers take aim at Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing companies in competing bills
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — The latest challenge to Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing companies in Florida comes down to insurance for their drivers. On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss SB 1118 by Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, that... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removaloffice Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the
Pennsylvania Senate plans vote this week on AG Kane removal
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a first-term Democrat who has spent the past two years working to expose an explicit and objectionable government email ring and the past six months fighting her own criminal charges related to a grand jury... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Kane could be removed by Senate this week, Majority Leader saysprocess was launched in November to determine if Kane, or any attorney general,
Kane could be removed by Senate this week, Majority Leader says
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
process was launched in November to determine if Kane, or any attorney general, is able to perform their job without a law license after hers was suspended by the state Supreme Court. A two-thirds vote by the Senate would allow Gov. Wolf to... Read more
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Everett Herald
Moscoso optimistic about passage of Washington Voting Rights Actyear, the bill has a better chance to pass the state Senate, where it never adv
Moscoso optimistic about passage of Washington Voting Rights Act
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
year, the bill has a better chance to pass the state Senate, where it never advanced to the floor last year from the Rules Committee. Moscoso said that the bill, modeled after the civil-rights-era federal law, would provide an easier and swifter... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
High court overturns Belfast man’s conviction on drug chargeis a prescription drug used to treat opiate addiction that contains a small amo
High court overturns Belfast man’s conviction on drug charge
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
is a prescription drug used to treat opiate addiction that contains a small amount of opium, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Suboxone is not listed as a scheduled W drug in state law. Katie Hollstrom, assistant district... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulationprotection legislation is the difference in the amount of insurance being requi
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulation
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
protection legislation is the difference in the amount of insurance being required of ride-hail companies like Lyft and Uber in competing House and Senate versions being considered. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss SB... Read more
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Crosscut
A new loophole in gun background checks?A new exception to gun background checks is proposed for nonprofit fundraising
A new loophole in gun background checks?
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
A new exception to gun background checks is proposed for nonprofit fundraising activities, such as raffles. Credit: Randy Heinitz A bill in the state Senate would create a new exception to the state’s background check laws, allowing for the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Natural SelectionECO Mead, assigned to Cattaraugus County, was presented with the Officer of the
Natural Selection
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
ECO Mead, assigned to Cattaraugus County, was presented with the Officer of the Year award at NWTF's Annual Awards Banquet, recently held in Waterloo. Mead also received a beautiful, framed painting from the federation, called "Turkey... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Sodders to seek re-electionThe State Center Democrat is running for a third term in Senate District 36, wh
Sodders to seek re-election
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
The State Center Democrat is running for a third term in Senate District 36, which includes all of Tama and Marshall counties, and a small portion of Black Hawk County. "I am running for re-election to the Senate so that I can continue to help... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Greenholtz: A No-BrainerI am going to make this as simple as I possibly can. There are three fine lawye
Greenholtz: A No-Brainer
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
I am going to make this as simple as I possibly can. There are three fine lawyers now running for Criminal Court Judge and anywhere you go there will be people who like and admire Tom Greenholtz, Boyd Patterson and Mike Little. But when we select a... Read more
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The Maui News
Legislature to tackle housing, animal rightsHONOLULU (AP) - State lawmakers are tackling issues from animal rights to polic
Legislature to tackle housing, animal rights
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - State lawmakers are tackling issues from animal rights to police accountability as they head into the third full week of the 2016 legislative session. Here are a few things to watch for: Housing and homelessness On Monday, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 in appeals race tout experienceA former military attorney, a public defender and a state agency administrator
3 in appeals race tout experience
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A former military attorney, a public defender and a state agency administrator are vying for the same open seat on the state Court of Appeals. In the race to succeed Judge Mike Kinard are James McMenis of Smackover, Mark Klappenbach of Fordyce and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Floyd Bledsoe eligible for $235K in compensation under Kansas House billwage multiplied by 2,080 for each year the claimant was incarcerated,” the bill
Floyd Bledsoe eligible for $235K in compensation under Kansas House bill
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
wage multiplied by 2,080 for each year the claimant was incarcerated,” the bill states. The minimum wage at the time a lawsuit was filed would be used in the formula. 2,080 is the number of hours a full-time, 40-hour-per-week employee would... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC State Bar dismisses complaints against prosecutors in racially divisive case& Observer February 6, 2016 7:46 PM Duke law professor says prosecutors use
NC State Bar dismisses complaints against prosecutors in racially divisive case
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
& Observer February 6, 2016 7:46 PM Duke law professor says prosecutors used ‘false’ affidavit to discredit his client Records show victim in Winston-Salem case... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Juvenile justice community splits over legislation to upend systemSweeping legislation to upend the state’s approach to juvenile offenders has de
Juvenile justice community splits over legislation to upend system
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Sweeping legislation to upend the state’s approach to juvenile offenders has deeply split the juvenile justice community — with some convinced the state is on the verge of transforming its approach to children who commit crimes and others worried... Read more
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Times News
Court rejects Kane’s request to reinstate law licenseHARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license will rem
Court rejects Kane’s request to reinstate law license
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license will remain suspended after the state’s highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law licenseHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law licens
Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law license
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license will remain suspended after the state's highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury... Read more
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York Daily Record
Court won't reinstate AG Kane's law licenseKane departs after a hearing Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Judici
Court won't reinstate AG Kane's law license
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Kane departs after a hearing Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Judicial Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Judge John Cleland order Kane to attend a closed-door hearing to be questioned under oath about any leaks by prosecutors or a judge of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Questions raised about decisions made by Chesterfield Circuit Court JudgeCHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Days turned into a week, and one week is now two, y
Questions raised about decisions made by Chesterfield Circuit Court Judge
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Days turned into a week, and one week is now two, yet still no sign of Olene Brooks. “I haven’t ever gone in my lifetime this long without speaking to my mom,” Brooks’ daughter, Sheila Smith, said. Investigators said... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for FebruaryVolunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for February
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 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—Shannon, 218-251-4234,... Read more
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