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Ventura County Star
Cast your ballot for the 2015 Hardest WorkerRead the nominating statements and vote for the person most deserving of this h
Cast your ballot for the 2015 Hardest Worker
Ventura County Star / Posted an hour ago
Read the nominating statements and vote for the person most deserving of this honor. Only one vote per person. The winner will be announced in Colleen Cason's Sept. 6 column. Miriam Arichea of Ventura: Practicing law and the art of making... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Region Briefschoose former House member to replace Glazier

FAYETTEVILLE (AP)

Region Briefs
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 hours ago
choose former House member to replace Glazier

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Democratic leaders in Cumberland County have selected former North Carolina Rep. Billy Richardson to replace a resigning House member.

The... Read more

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Staten Island Advance
MaryLou Shanahan, former Conservative chair, backs Joan IlluzziSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The former chairwoman of the Staten Island Conservative
MaryLou Shanahan, former Conservative chair, backs Joan Illuzzi
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 hours ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The former chairwoman of the Staten Island Conservative Party endorsed Joan Illuzzi for district attorney Saturday, and took aim at her opponent, as well as another former chair of the party. MaryLou Shanahan recalled her days... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Tax assessor Mason Haas files lawsuit against town over ethics lawRiverhead Town Tax Assessor and Republican Committee chairman Mason Haas has su
Tax assessor Mason Haas files lawsuit against town over ethics law
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 9 hours ago
Riverhead Town Tax Assessor and Republican Committee chairman Mason Haas has sued Riverhead Town over its recently passed ethics law, accusing Town Board members and Supervisor Sean Walter of targeting him as political retribution. The ethics law... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tar Heel: Reynolds relishes role as first female dean of Wake Forest’s law school | News & Observer August 29, 2015 Spent her career fighting NC’s antiquate
Tar Heel: Reynolds relishes role as first female dean of Wake Forest’s law school
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
| News & Observer August 29, 2015 Spent her career fighting NC’s antiquated gender... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Democrats choose former House member to replace GlazierFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Democratic leaders in Cumberland County have selected
Democrats choose former House member to replace Glazier
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 hours ago
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Democratic leaders in Cumberland County have selected former North Carolina Rep. Billy Richardson to replace a resigning House member. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1JDpf2S ) that executive committee... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Democrats choose former House member to replace GlazierFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Democratic leaders in Cumberland County have selected
Democrats choose former House member to replace Glazier
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 hours ago
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Democratic leaders in Cumberland County have selected former North Carolina Rep. Billy Richardson to replace a resigning House member. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1JDpf2S ) that executive committee... Read more
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FOX News
Feds fighting to keep cash seized from person never charged with crimein court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the mo
Feds fighting to keep cash seized from person never charged with crime
FOX News / Posted 15 hours ago
in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the incident and the Obama administration clamped down this spring on such asset seizures and forfeitures. The case -- which highlights... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Poland Town Board Convenes, Discusses Remodeling, Sales Taxfor youth activities. Bloomquist told the board about different things kids did
Poland Town Board Convenes, Discusses Remodeling, Sales Tax
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
for youth activities. Bloomquist told the board about different things kids did during the summer program, including trips and programs. Youth from the community continue to enjoy the summer program each year, as well as other yearly events that... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray CarrollOn this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
On this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Wall Street's influence on financial regulation, the Black Lives Matter movement, his opposition to the Trans-Pacific... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
River News files open records complaint against PaszakRiver News publisher Gregg Walker announced the filing of the complaint this we
River News files open records complaint against Paszak
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
River News publisher Gregg Walker announced the filing of the complaint this week, and said Paszak was also guilty of an inadequate response to a recent records request by the newspaper. "Supervisor Paszak denied our request for records without... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
In city's new wage law, a modest proposalwave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city
In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
Mountain View Voice / Posted yesterday
wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour, topping Mountain View's current rate of $10.30. For... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
In city's new wage law, a modest proposalwave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city
In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour. For the council, the decision was a political slam... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Breach of the Constitution By the Executive' - Says Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of Grand Bassa County.Grand Bass County Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of the Liberty Party has written t
'Breach of the Constitution By the Executive' - Says Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of Grand Bassa County.
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Grand Bass County Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of the Liberty Party has written the Liberian Senate requesting the body to request President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to make an official withdrawal of her points of agreement and disagreement with certain... Read more
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Black Press USA
Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma MovementEdmund Pettus Bridge, the first leg of the Selma to Montgomery, Ala. March that
Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma Movement
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
Edmund Pettus Bridge, the first leg of the Selma to Montgomery, Ala. March that provided the impetus for passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. She and her late husband, Sam... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brill to relinquish search-panel chairFAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Brill's appointment as chief justice of the Arkansas Sup
Brill to relinquish search-panel chair
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Brill's appointment as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court means he will step down as chairman of the University of Arkansas chancellor search committee. But Brill will remain on the 17-member panel appointed by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brill to step down as UA search committee chairmanFAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Brill's appointment as chief justice of the Arkansas Sup
Brill to step down as UA search committee chairman
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Brill's appointment as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court means he will step down as chairman of the University of Arkansas chancellor search committee. But he will remain on the 17-member search committee appointed... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National Newsbegins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he wil
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three months of treatment for melanoma cancer.More >> Former President... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Poll Shows GOP Voters Want Paxton Outfor Attorney General Ken Paxton to quit, new polling shows that a majority of R
Poll Shows GOP Voters Want Paxton Out
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
for Attorney General Ken Paxton to quit, new polling shows that a majority of Republicans believe the state's embattled top lawyer should resign. In an Aug. 15 survey of 976 likely Republican primary voters by Florida-based Gravis Mar­ket­ing, 62%... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray casethat city officials are preparing for protests as court hearings ramp up in the
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
that city officials are preparing for protests as court hearings ramp up in the Freddie Gray case by coordinating with law enforcement agencies around the state, upgrading riot gear and conducting crowd-control training. The mayor also said... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidate biosA dozen candidates are competing in Tuesday's primary for nominations for three
Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidate bios
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen candidates are competing in Tuesday's primary for nominations for three vacant seats on the seven-member Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The top vote-getters in each party will square off in the Nov. 3 general election. Having three of seven... Read more
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Orange County Register
Divided Board of Supervisors votes to hire outside expert to overhaul Sheriff's Department oversightSANTA ANA – Supervisors on Tuesday narrowly approved hiring a national policing
Divided Board of Supervisors votes to hire outside expert to overhaul Sheriff's Department oversight
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
SANTA ANA – Supervisors on Tuesday narrowly approved hiring a national policing expert to help revamp Orange County’s oversight system for the Sheriff’s Department. The board voted 3-2 to approve a four-month, $40,000 contract for Michael Gennaco,... Read more
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Washington Post
Washington revs up plans for Pope Francis’ historic September visitWashington is bracing for the arrival of one of the most popular popes in memor
Washington revs up plans for Pope Francis’ historic September visit
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Washington is bracing for the arrival of one of the most popular popes in memory with a familiar mix of joyful anticipation and dread. The rush is on for tickets to view the pope’s address to a joint meeting of Congress, something no pope has done,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Packing prisons not the answer, lawmakers told Local Meeting in a state where more than 50,000 people reside in prisons bui
Packing prisons not the answer, lawmakers told
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Local Meeting in a state where more than 50,000 people reside in prisons built to hold about 39,000, Republican state lawmakers from across the country were told this morning that the days of simply... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
The race for the White Houseapproves Gov. Christie's $225M settlement with Exxon A $225 million deal betwe
The race for the White House
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 4 days ago
approves Gov. Christie's $225M settlement with Exxon A $225 million deal between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil over dozens of polluted sites and nearly 2,000 retail gas stations was approved by a New Jersey judge on... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Governor to announce Supreme Court choice today; a departure from partisanship?Gov. Asa Hutchinson will announce his choice to fill retiring Supreme Court Chi
Governor to announce Supreme Court choice today; a departure from partisanship?
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson will announce his choice to fill retiring Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah's seat through 2016 and speculation includes a name that would be a departure from partisan coloration that has marked the court in recent... Read more
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Orange County Register
Board of Supervisors may spend $10,000 a month for sheriff's oversightA policing expert who helped Orange County create an oversight system for the S
Board of Supervisors may spend $10,000 a month for sheriff's oversight
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
A policing expert who helped Orange County create an oversight system for the Sheriff’s Department will be paid $10,000 a month to help figure out how to revamp it under a recommendation to be considered today by the Board of Supervisors. Michael... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taking Stock - Hits and Misses in the Implementation of Supreme LawPresident Mwai Kibaki raised aloft a copy of the Constitution at Uhuru Park on
Taking Stock - Hits and Misses in the Implementation of Supreme Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Mwai Kibaki raised aloft a copy of the Constitution at Uhuru Park on August 27, 2010 during the promulgation. And remarks by Mr Bobby Mkangi, a member of the Committee of Experts (CoE) that came up with the 2010 document, that the... Read more
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News.com.au
Abuse of two-old Australian girl ‘disturbing’his fury when he watched childcare employees abuse his daughter, alleging the N
Abuse of two-old Australian girl ‘disturbing’
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
his fury when he watched childcare employees abuse his daughter, alleging the New Jersey school engaged in a “deliberate and malicious” cover-up in an attempt to “sweep it under the rug”. “I was absolutely furious, as you can imagine. It was... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Government meetings for the week of Aug. 24​Monday DeKalb City Council meeting: 6 p.m. at 200 S. Fourth St. Sandwich Cit
Government meetings for the week of Aug. 24
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
​Monday DeKalb City Council meeting: 6 p.m. at 200 S. Fourth St. Sandwich City Council: 7 p.m. at City Hall Annex, 128 E. Railroad St. City of Genoa Committee of the Whole meeting: 6:30 p.m., 333 E. 1st St., Genoa DeKalb County Law & Justice... Read more
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Salon.com
“Something happened to me in Selma”: 50 years ago, a young white seminary student risked everything for the call of civil rightssigning of the historic Voting Rights Act last Aug. 6 have not yet ended. Last
“Something happened to me in Selma”: 50 years ago, a young white seminary student risked everything for the call of civil rights
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
signing of the historic Voting Rights Act last Aug. 6 have not yet ended. Last weekend people from as far away as Alaska and the Virgin Islands returned to Selma, Alabama, to remember yet another tragedy that occurred half a century ago when, on... Read more
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The Hindu
Lavina Melwani on women Indian American lawyersphenomenally successful in the American judiciary? In April this year, Chennai
Lavina Melwani on women Indian American lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
phenomenally successful in the American judiciary? In April this year, Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari, a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, made front page headlines as the first Indian-born woman to be appointed a judge in New York City (NYC). “It’s... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for changeconversation in his office. “When I think back to my beginnings — oh, man, it’s
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for change
Savannah Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
conversation in his office. “When I think back to my beginnings — oh, man, it’s been a good one. Even with all the trials and tribulations along the way, it’s still been good because life is a struggle, and those who accept that life is a struggle... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Honor RollDr. Amar Atwal, Dr. Ephraim Atwal and David Korzak were named to the board of d
Honor Roll
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Amar Atwal, Dr. Ephraim Atwal and David Korzak were named to the board of directors of the Eyes on America Foundation, a not-for-profit agency. The Atwals are cataract surgeons, and Korzak is an administrator at Atwal Eye Care in Cheektowaga. The... Read more
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Washington Post
George M. Houser, organizer of an early Freedom Ride, dies at 99George M. Houser, shown here at his home in Rockland County, N.Y., died Aug. 19
George M. Houser, organizer of an early Freedom Ride, dies at 99
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
George M. Houser, shown here at his home in Rockland County, N.Y., died Aug. 19 at 99. (Joyce Dopkeen/The New York Times) George M. Houser, a white Methodist minister who helped lead an interracial bus trip across the segregated South in 1947, an... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Local law enforcement leaders discuss issues related to the jobSpeilbauer Capital Murder case, which was also dismissed. These two cases have
Local law enforcement leaders discuss issues related to the job
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
Speilbauer Capital Murder case, which was also dismissed. These two cases have many people in the community questioning our justice system and how well our law enforcement does its job. "I think the more people that know about the Criminal justice... Read more
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The Alliance Review
North Canton lawyer appointed to head OSBA committeebeen appointed by Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President John D. Holschuh
North Canton lawyer appointed to head OSBA committee
The Alliance Review / Posted 7 days ago
been appointed by Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President John D. Holschuh Jr. to chair the OSBA Workers’ Compensation Law Committee for 2015-2016. The OSBA maintains 32 standing committees and 11 sections, each of which monitors a particular... Read more
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The News & Observer
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters& Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US Justice
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
& Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US Justice Department More court translators help bridge language divide Changes came from federal investigation From left,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No FEMA money for Machias flood damageget our chipping done,” he said. Dash added that there’s a “lot of money tied
No FEMA money for Machias flood damage
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
get our chipping done,” he said. Dash added that there’s a “lot of money tied up not getting reimbursed, not budgeted for and a lot of these roads are going to have to let go until next year.” He said that he will have to pull reserves from the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Americans should tell Congress to reject Iran dealwith Iran. Congress will vote in the first few weeks of September. Obama has pl
Americans should tell Congress to reject Iran deal
Aspen Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
with Iran. Congress will vote in the first few weeks of September. Obama has pledged to veto a bill opposing the deal, and Congress may or may not have the two-thirds majority needed for an override. “It is a horrible deal,” said U.S. Rep.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Washington County animal shelter money nears final voteFAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County Animal Shelter must wait at least 10 days
Washington County animal shelter money nears final vote
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County Animal Shelter must wait at least 10 days for money its director says it needs to stay running at full speed. The Quorum Court failed to approval to a proposal increasing the shelter's $626,000 budget by another... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National Newsat a South Korean border town.More >> North Korea on Friday declared its front
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
at a South Korean border town.More >> North Korea on Friday declared its frontline troops in a "a quasi-state of war" and warned of military operations a day after the rival Koreas exchanged fire across the world's most heavily armed... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersthat a first-in-the nation initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 9 days ago
that a first-in-the nation initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to thousands of workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling, the majority upheld the entirety of Proposition 1, writing that there was... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
U.S. Attorney Pamela C. Marsh Announces ResignationNews Release: U.S. Department of JusticeAugust 20, 2015 TALLAHASSEE – Pamela C
U.S. Attorney Pamela C. Marsh Announces Resignation
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 9 days ago
News Release: U.S. Department of JusticeAugust 20, 2015 TALLAHASSEE – Pamela Cothran Marsh announced her resignation today as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, effective September 4, 2015. Since 2010, U.S. Attorney Marsh... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
County election administrator proposed - Upshur County Clerk Terri Ross proposed to the county commissioners court Friday that it name a county election administrator a move which county Tax Assessor-Collector Sherron Laminack told the court could...Upshur County Clerk Terri Ross proposed to the county commissioners court Frida
County election administrator proposed - Upshur County Clerk Terri Ross proposed to the county commissioners court Friday that it name a county election administrator a move which county Tax Assessor-Collector Sherron Laminack told the court could...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Upshur County Clerk Terri Ross proposed to the county commissioners court Friday that it name a county election administrator, a move which county Tax Assessor-Collector Sherron Laminack told the court could force the closing of her office’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EACC Petition Lawyer Found Dead in PoolThe man who filed a petition in Parliament seeking the dismissal of top Ethics
EACC Petition Lawyer Found Dead in Pool
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The man who filed a petition in Parliament seeking the dismissal of top Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission officers has been found dead. The body of 39-year-old Geoffrey Oriaro of Oriaro and Company Advocates was found in a swimming pool at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Back New Bill to Tame Judgesoverwhelming support from MPs. MPs have been unhappy with the courts for issui
MPs Back New Bill to Tame Judges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
overwhelming support from MPs. MPs have been unhappy with the courts for issuing injunctions on debate in Parliament and county assemblies. The quest to change the law through the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill by Homa Bay Town MP... Read more
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Arkansas Times
State ready to kill againQuote of the week "[State Reps. Charlene Fite (R-Van Buren) and Justin Harris
State ready to kill again
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
Quote of the week "[State Reps. Charlene Fite (R-Van Buren) and Justin Harris (R-West Fork)demonstrated courage by standing strong in faith when situations were tough at the State Capitol and they did so with grace. They are consistently models of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Authority: Don't stop 
crime probe 
of airportAuthority: Don’t stop crime probe of airport A criminal investigation into act
Authority: Don't stop 
crime probe 
of airport
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Authority: Don’t stop crime probe of airport A criminal investigation into activities at Grand Junction Regional Airport ought not stop with the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to drop its 21-month probe, the airport board decided. The... Read more
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Washington Post
Republicans escalate fight with McAuliffe over Supreme Court judgeVirginia Supreme Court Justice Jane Marum Roush, right, answered questions at a
Republicans escalate fight with McAuliffe over Supreme Court judge
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Virginia Supreme Court Justice Jane Marum Roush, right, answered questions at a July news conference alongside Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Del. David B. Albo (R-Fairfax). (Bob Brown/AP) RICHMOND — Republicans on Wednesday warned Gov. Terry McAuliffe... Read more
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