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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday“the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Operations Budget Ordinance”, to provide revenue fo
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 hours ago
“the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Operations Budget Ordinance”, to provide revenue for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017; appropriating same to the payment of expenses of the municipal government; fixing the rate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Threatened With Impeachment AgainRepresentatives, J. Gabriel Nyenkan, has threatened to impeach President Ellen
Pres. Sirleaf Threatened With Impeachment Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Representatives, J. Gabriel Nyenkan, has threatened to impeach President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, "for criminal facilitation and her role in the alleged changes in the Public Procurement Concessions Commission (PPCC) Law to favor the London-based... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Let's not restrict gun owners' rights, but find solution in McHenry County gun range issuebecause of the sound of neighbors shooting. The leaving because of neighbors s
Let's not restrict gun owners' rights, but find solution in McHenry County gun range issue
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
because of the sound of neighbors shooting. The leaving because of neighbors shooting now is a regular routine for McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer. Her returning to her rural Union home to find the .45 round in home was new. In Harvard, for the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Panel looks at progress of criminal justice system overhaulINDIANAPOLIS -- A group of experts from Indiana's judicial and legal system kno
Panel looks at progress of criminal justice system overhaul
Daily Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- A group of experts from Indiana's judicial and legal system know they have their work cut out for them as they try to change the nature of the state's criminal justice system. On Tuesday, those experts from all over the state came to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mahama Took Ford 'Gift' On Behalf of Ghanaians - NDCgift from the Burkinabe contractor as a careless act that could also constitute
Mahama Took Ford 'Gift' On Behalf of Ghanaians - NDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
gift from the Burkinabe contractor as a careless act that could also constitute bribery. The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has already received two petitions over the matter; from the youth league of the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
DC Press Conference Demands Immediate Congressional Action on Voting Rights LegislationIn a small press room on the fourth floor of the Cannon House building, an over
DC Press Conference Demands Immediate Congressional Action on Voting Rights Legislation
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
In a small press room on the fourth floor of the Cannon House building, an oversized crowd heard Revs. Jesse Jackson and Lennox Yearwood, joined by members of the newly formed (see... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
U.S. Justice Dept. and Hinds County reach agreement on criminal justice reformsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Justice Department today reached a la
U.S. Justice Dept. and Hinds County reach agreement on criminal justice reforms
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Justice Department today reached a landmark settlement agreement to reform the criminal justice system in Hinds County, Mississippi. The agreement resolves the department’s findings that the Hinds County... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
U.S. Justice Dept. and Hinds County reach agreement on criminal justice reformsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Justice Department today reached a la
U.S. Justice Dept. and Hinds County reach agreement on criminal justice reforms
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Justice Department today reached a landmark settlement agreement to reform the criminal justice system in Hinds County, Mississippi. The agreement resolves the department’s findings that the Hinds County... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia StarSC, L.L.C. (“Company”), a South Carolina limited liability company, dissolved o
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia Star
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
SC, L.L.C. (“Company”), a South Carolina limited liability company, dissolved on December 30, 2015. All creditors of and claimants against the Company are required to present their respective claims and demands immediately in writing to the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Teen court teaches lessonsIt should help juvenile offenders to understand their actions have consequences
Teen court teaches lessons
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
It should help juvenile offenders to understand their actions have consequences while also exposing all involved, including the teens who assume the roles of prosecutor, defense counsel and jury, to the judicial process. "People always complain... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Homophobia in FloridaThe mass shooting July 12 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, left 49 people
A Brief History of Homophobia in Florida
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
The mass shooting July 12 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, left 49 people dead and 53 wounded — and a nation stunned. While shooter Omar Mateen's motives are being discussed and disputed, it's almost certain that homophobia figured in the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mahama took Ford gift on behalf of Ghanaians – NDCgift from the Burkinabe contractor as a careless act that could also constitute
Mahama took Ford gift on behalf of Ghanaians – NDC
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
gift from the Burkinabe contractor as a careless act that could also constitute bribery. The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has already received two petitions over the matter; from the youth league of the... Read more
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Orange County Register
UCI restricts on-campus Republican club, unleashing backlashto bring back a controversial speaker to campus before the November election.
UCI restricts on-campus Republican club, unleashing backlash
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
to bring back a controversial speaker to campus before the November election. College Republicans, along with some Orange County GOP leaders, said on Wednesday that the administration is punishing students and violating their free speech rights... Read more
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New America Media
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Applyseeking resentencing or a record change. The ballot measure, which passed in N
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply
New America Media / Posted 2 days ago
seeking resentencing or a record change. The ballot measure, which passed in November 2014 despite heavy opposition from law enforcement associations, gives a three-year window for the estimated 1 million eligible individuals to file for... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Parking concerns airedStaff Writer Seneca County commissioners discussed developments concerning the
Parking concerns aired
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Staff Writer Seneca County commissioners discussed developments concerning the proposed joint justice center at their meeting Tuesday. Commissioner Mike Kerschner said the project's groundbreaking is to be July 22 and said he wanted to make sure... Read more
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The New Yorker
How Women Changed American Politicsthe first female President in the nation’s history. She will also join John Qui
How Women Changed American Politics
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
the first female President in the nation’s history. She will also join John Quincy Adams, James Monroe, Martin Van Buren, and James Buchanan as the only Presidents to have served both in the Senate and as Secretary of State. If she loses the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramentoof Sacramento’s darkest stories. Forty years ago, one man terrorized a region b
‘East Area Rapist’ still haunts Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
of Sacramento’s darkest stories. Forty years ago, one man terrorized a region by raping as many as 45 women while eluding law enforcement. Operating in several Sacramento neighborhoods between 1976 and 1978, the “East Area Rapist” grew more... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Petersburg City Council candidate arrested for embezzlementPETERSBURG, Va. -- A man vying for a spot on Petersburg’s city council is now i
Petersburg City Council candidate arrested for embezzlement
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
PETERSBURG, Va. -- A man vying for a spot on Petersburg’s city council is now in trouble with the law. Michael Edwards was arrested and accused of embezzlement at his former employers, Brockwell Limousine. "Yes, I was arrested on Tuesday for... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
One year after Charleston massacre, America grieves yet againthe racist shooting of nine African Americans in a Charleston, S.C. church, yet
One year after Charleston massacre, America grieves yet again
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
the racist shooting of nine African Americans in a Charleston, S.C. church, yet another mass shooting – this time in an Orlando, Florida nightclub – has America astounded with grief. “Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder — a horrific... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Joint justice centerMontz said the joint justice center events committee set the ceremony for 10 a.
Joint justice center
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Montz said the joint justice center events committee set the ceremony for 10 a.m. July 22. "They are getting some special shovels or something brought in for all of you, and for myself, for the commissioners and the judges to participate in that... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Aldermen disappointed Attorney General Schimel sent representative to discuss crime in Milwaukee-- The debate over how to reduce crime in Milwaukee got heated again on Monday,
Aldermen disappointed Attorney General Schimel sent representative to discuss crime in Milwaukee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
-- The debate over how to reduce crime in Milwaukee got heated again on Monday, June 20th. On June 10th, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm was grilled by members of the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee as... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Q & A with 17th Judicial District Democratic primary candidateWhy are you running for office? I am seeking re-election: 1). To keep integri
Q & A with 17th Judicial District Democratic primary candidate
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
Why are you running for office? I am seeking re-election: 1). To keep integrity and experience in the District Attorney's Office to assure that everyone who enters the criminal justice system will be treated fairly. 2). To maintain the highly... Read more
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NBC News
A Year After Marriage Ruling, LGBT Rights Struggles Continuethe momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-
A Year After Marriage Ruling, LGBT Rights Struggles Continue
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can't-wait-another-day weddings. "Love Wins!" was... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa. Senate's poor excuse for ignoring sexual abuse victimsA bogus hearing staged by the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee last week
Pa. Senate's poor excuse for ignoring sexual abuse victims
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
A bogus hearing staged by the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee last week suggested some members are determined to protect the Catholic Church and insurance companies instead of securing justice for the victims of pedophiles and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A National BlightA recent allegation by the US ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, that
A National Blight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A recent allegation by the US ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, that three Nigerian lawmakers - Hon. Mohammed Garba Gololo (Bauchi APC), Hon. Samuel Ikom (Akwa Ibom PDP) and Hon. Mark Gbillah (Benue APC) - solicited for sex and even... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinance over backyard shooting rangesforbidding the discharge of a firearm except at approved ranges or in self-defe
McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinance over backyard shooting ranges
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
forbidding the discharge of a firearm except at approved ranges or in self-defense. But in unincorporated McHenry County, where lot sizes tend to be much larger, the County Board could be tasked with a delicate dance of crafting an... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit looks for more drug take-back sites after City Market drops programPrescription drug overdose statistics in Summit County continue to mirror that
Summit looks for more drug take-back sites after City Market drops program
Summit Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Prescription drug overdose statistics in Summit County continue to mirror that of the rest of Colorado, and new federal and state regulations for drug take-back programs could add to the growing problem. The most recent data ranks Colorado No. 12 in... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. sets aside $270M to upgrade county jailsBy Don Thompson, AP Counties will get another $270 million for jail constructi
Calif. sets aside $270M to upgrade county jails
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
By Don Thompson, AP Counties will get another $270 million for jail construction under the budget approved by California lawmakers this week, even though opponents say the money could be better spent on rehabilitation programs. The state has... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
1 year after gay marriage ruling, struggles continuewas the catchphrase of the moment. Since that ruling last June 26, same-sex ma
1 year after gay marriage ruling, struggles continue
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
was the catchphrase of the moment. Since that ruling last June 26, same-sex marriage has been widely accepted as the law of the land, with only small pockets of defiance. Yet it has not been a year for LGBT-rights activists to bask in... Read more
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NBC News
Will This Divisive Gun Case Go to the Supreme Court?A federal appeals court's ruling this month that the Second Amendment provides
Will This Divisive Gun Case Go to the Supreme Court?
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
A federal appeals court's ruling this month that the Second Amendment provides no right to carry a concealed handgun in public is unlikely to prompt the Supreme Court to weigh in — despite the highly controversial nature of the issue. In a blow to... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Charges surface on Suffolk County corruptionCOURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota Suffolk County,
Charges surface on Suffolk County corruption
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota Suffolk County, which has known frequent governmental scandals through the decades, may or may not see a new and far-reaching one erupt. Meanwhile, some are charging that a rush to... Read more
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The Columbian
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continuethe momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continue
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can’t-wait-another-day weddings. “Love Wins!” was... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinanceforbidding the discharge of a firearm except at approved ranges or in self-defe
McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinance
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
forbidding the discharge of a firearm except at approved ranges or in self-defense. But in unincorporated McHenry County, where lot sizes tend to be much larger, the County Board could be tasked with a delicate dance of crafting an... Read more
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Aljazeera
China: Wukan leader arrested ahead of planned protestspolice operation moved in to head off dissent. Lin Zulian, detained on Saturda
China: Wukan leader arrested ahead of planned protests
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
police operation moved in to head off dissent. Lin Zulian, detained on Saturday, was elected head of the Wukan village committee in 2012, after protests over land grabs led to rare concessions from the Communist Party and the ousting of local... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Divided America:The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried again the next year. And the year a
Divided America:
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried again the next year. And the year after that. Now, in his fifth year in office, Lopez is gearing up for one more attempt in 2017. "If we had a more diverse (legislature) and more Latinos in the House of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continuethe momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continue
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can’t-wait-another-day weddings. “Love Wins!” was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at homeimmigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at home
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
immigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have a presidential nominee pushing their issue — and a hometown hero who’s one of his biggest GOP detractors. Ben Sasse grew up in Fremont, returned as a college president... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at homeimmigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at home
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
immigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have a presidential nominee pushing their issue — and a hometown hero who’s one of his biggest GOP detractors. Ben Sasse grew up in Fremont, returned as a college president... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at homeimmigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at home
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 days ago
immigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have a presidential nominee pushing their issue — and a hometown hero who’s one of his biggest GOP detractors. Ben Sasse grew up in Fremont, returned as a college president... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at homeimmigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at home
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
immigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have a presidential nominee pushing their issue — and a hometown hero who’s one of his biggest GOP detractors. Ben Sasse grew up in Fremont, returned as a college president... Read more
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First Coast News
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at homeimmigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have
Ben Sasse, the Senate GOP's 'Never Trumper,' irks some voters at home
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
immigrants from renting or working here attracted national attention, now have a presidential nominee pushing their issue — and a hometown hero who’s one of his biggest GOP detractors. Ben Sasse grew up in Fremont, returned as a college president... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continuethe momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continue
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can't-wait-another-day weddings. "Love Wins!" was... Read more
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Daily Herald
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continuethe momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-
A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continue
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can't-wait-another-day weddings. "Love Wins!" was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Forceful' Attempt to Oust Speaker Tyler Foiled, Lawmakers Trade BarbsFebruary 2014 when a scuffle over a failed attempt to remove Speaker J. Alex Ty
'Forceful' Attempt to Oust Speaker Tyler Foiled, Lawmakers Trade Barbs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
February 2014 when a scuffle over a failed attempt to remove Speaker J. Alex Tyler led to physical fight resulting into one lawmaker Adam Bill Corneh (Bong County) fainting, requiring medical assistance. "Morality is optional colleagues, if the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Signs of Violence Ahead of 2017 Electionsopposition's so-called 'Firimbi Movement' (spear-headed by Parliamentary whistl
Signs of Violence Ahead of 2017 Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
opposition's so-called 'Firimbi Movement' (spear-headed by Parliamentary whistle-blowers from the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy, or CORD) has been conducting regular demonstrations in order to force the country's Independent Electoral and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County Board to spend up to $75,000 to get sober house openDeKalb County officials initially planned to open the house last fall at 491 E.
DeKalb County Board to spend up to $75,000 to get sober house open
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
DeKalb County officials initially planned to open the house last fall at 491 E. State St. for men in the DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court program. Residents would pay to live at the house as part of the program, which provides drug and alcohol offenders... Read more
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The Signal
Budget has $270 million to upgrade California county jailsCalif. (AP) — Counties will get another $270 million for jail construction unde
Budget has $270 million to upgrade California county jails
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
Calif. (AP) — Counties will get another $270 million for jail construction under the budget approved by California lawmakers this week, even though opponents say the money could be better spent on rehabilitation programs. The state has... Read more
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Orange County Register
State budget sets aside $270 million to upgrade county jailsSACRAMENTO – Counties will get another $270 million for jail construction under
State budget sets aside $270 million to upgrade county jails
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO – Counties will get another $270 million for jail construction under the budget approved by California lawmakers this week, even though opponents say the money could be better spent on rehabilitation programs. The state has provided $2.2... Read more
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ajc.com
National civil rights groups watching Georgia for voting problemsFriday by the Leadership Conference Education Fund highlights among examples a
National civil rights groups watching Georgia for voting problems
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
Friday by the Leadership Conference Education Fund highlights among examples a legal fight last year in Georgia’s Hancock County, which involved what local elections official Marion Warren said Friday was a purge of African American voters. A... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Snake habitat threatens location of new EMS facilityArticle Tools JIM THORPE — Carbon County commissioners approved a proposal for
Snake habitat threatens location of new EMS facility
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Article Tools JIM THORPE — Carbon County commissioners approved a proposal for a timber rattlesnake assessment that could force them to alter plans for the proposed fire and emergency services training facility in Nesquehoning. Ecological... Read more
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