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San Antonio Express-News
Centennial tributes set for Henry B. GonzalezHis early life was shaped by the turmoil of the Mexican Revolution and segregat
Centennial tributes set for Henry B. Gonzalez
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
His early life was shaped by the turmoil of the Mexican Revolution and segregation in South Texas, but Henry B. Gonzalez turned a childhood passion for reading into a lifelong public service career that still inspires political leaders. Gonzalez,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academyThe Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training acad
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academy
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long lines at the underfunded state law enforcement academy that have left him with a shortage of deputies. The Columbian... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
State Spending More on Mental Health Care but Waitlist for Beds Grows - State Spending More on Mental Health Care but Waitlist for Beds Grows by Edgar Walters The Texas Tribune May 1 2016 Throughout Mental Health Month in May The Texas Tribune is ...because they were full. “He was emotionally traumatized” by the difficulties o
State Spending More on Mental Health Care but Waitlist for Beds Grows - State Spending More on Mental Health Care but Waitlist for Beds Grows by Edgar Walters The Texas Tribune May 1 2016 Throughout Mental Health Month in May The Texas Tribune is ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
because they were full. “He was emotionally traumatized” by the difficulties of getting into high-quality psychiatric care and facing a shifting team of medical professionals, she said. “Time after time, there would be no beds in the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mill Creek Park is test for probate Judge RusuAfter a year and nine months on the bench, Mahoning County Probate Judge Robert
Mill Creek Park is test for probate Judge Rusu
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 hours ago
After a year and nine months on the bench, Mahoning County Probate Judge Robert N. Rusu is making news – but not the way he had envisioned when he set his sights on the scandal-ridden court. In July 2014, after being appointed by Gov. John R. Kasich... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Q&A: Candidates for WV Supreme Court Share Viewsvoters go to the polls May 10, they will vote in several contested statewide ra
Q&A: Candidates for WV Supreme Court Share Views
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
voters go to the polls May 10, they will vote in several contested statewide races: governor, secretary of state, auditor and treasurer. Because of a change in state law, voters also will pick one member of the West Virginia Supreme Court during... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:three years. He was praised for assisting several charitable efforts which are
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 17 hours ago
three years. He was praised for assisting several charitable efforts which are all pet-projects of that letter writer. Well and good, but these efforts involve small amounts of money designed to garner votes for the supervisor’s re-election. Of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Clark County sheriff wants to start own training academyVANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own of
Clark County sheriff wants to start own training academy
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 hours ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer-training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long waiting lists at the underfunded state law-enforcement academy that he says have left him with a... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academyVANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his o
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academy
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 22 hours ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long lines at the underfunded state law enforcement academy that have left him with a shortage of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Sheriff, frustrated with lack of state funding, looks to start his own training academyCourtesy: Chuck Atkins for Sheriff Facebook VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark Count
Sheriff, frustrated with lack of state funding, looks to start his own training academy
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
Courtesy: Chuck Atkins for Sheriff Facebook VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long lines at the underfunded state law enforcement academy... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Clark County sheriff may launch training academy to relieve deputy shortageVANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own of
Clark County sheriff may launch training academy to relieve deputy shortage
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long lines at the underfunded state law enforcement academy that have left him with a shortage of deputies... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academyVANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his o
Clark County sheriff considers starting own training academy
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County sheriff is looking into starting his own officer training academy. Sheriff Chuck Atkins is frustrated with long lines at the underfunded state law enforcement academy that have left him with a shortage of... Read more
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Asian journal
Celebrating CSUN’s Dept. of Asian American Studies: legacy of purpose and love of education“TO our invaluable founders and distinguished community guests, I want to ackno
Celebrating CSUN’s Dept. of Asian American Studies: legacy of purpose and love of education
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
“TO our invaluable founders and distinguished community guests, I want to acknowledge, [as] our student attendees, and everyone in our alumni community. Earlier, I raised the question, “What good is a revolution without a sense of purpose?” Well, I... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Policing surveillance in Palo AltoIn a presentation to the city's Human Relations Commission, police Lt. Zach Per
Policing surveillance in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
In a presentation to the city's Human Relations Commission, police Lt. Zach Perron lauded the new technology and said that he gets inquiries about it from other police departments nearly every week. "It's remarkable," Perron told the commission.... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County Sheriff looks into starting own academyLong lines at an underfunded state law enforcement academy have left Clark Coun
Clark County Sheriff looks into starting own academy
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Long lines at an underfunded state law enforcement academy have left Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins with a shortage of deputies. But he’s not going to sit around waiting for a solution — he’s actively looking to solve the problem himself. One... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
'Safe Injection Sites': Is it time to create supervised places for heroin users to shoot-up?ITHACA, NY - Svante Myrick is a young and impatient man. At age 29, he is in hi
'Safe Injection Sites': Is it time to create supervised places for heroin users to shoot-up?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
ITHACA, NY - Svante Myrick is a young and impatient man. At age 29, he is in his second term as Mayor of Ithaca. And like so many communities across the country, people in his city were dying of drug overdoses. The culprits, heroin and other... Read more
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The News & Observer
Burr vows to block Obama nomination that would fill NC judicial vacancyvows to block Obama nomination that would fill NC judicial vacancy Patricia Ti
Burr vows to block Obama nomination that would fill NC judicial vacancy
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
vows to block Obama nomination that would fill NC judicial vacancy Patricia Timmons-Goodson is former NC Supreme Court justice NC is home to longest-running federal district court vacancy Decade without a judge on the bench raises politcal... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
Sheriff, DA join in criticism of countyCalling gang violence a “public safety crisis,” Merced County District Attorney
Sheriff, DA join in criticism of county
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Calling gang violence a “public safety crisis,” Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II teamed up with Sheriff Vern Warnke on Tuesday to criticize the Board of Supervisors for its failure to stem the crime wave or improve pay for the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your ThursdayMr. Mohler noted that “God and Politics” wasn’t meant to be “either/or,” and he
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your Thursday
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Mr. Mohler noted that “God and Politics” wasn’t meant to be “either/or,” and he was right. Christians have the freedom, he said, even the obligation, to speak to leadership and culture from a biblical viewpoint. Right again, but my main point was... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County Council gets health report from SCPHBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci
County Council gets health report from SCPH
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio spoke to an Akron City Council committee April 25 about some of the ways the court is working to meet the needs of the community. Health and Social Services... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ban the box: Would dropping criminal history from job applications reduce recidivism?will ensure that state government continues to be a model for increasing econom
Ban the box: Would dropping criminal history from job applications reduce recidivism?
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
will ensure that state government continues to be a model for increasing economic opportunity, improving public safety and strengthening communities,” Nixon said during a visit to the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment, where he signed... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attor
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attor
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
Benton Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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GalvaNews
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informantMatthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
GalvaNews / Posted 3 days ago
Matthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attor
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
Duquoin.com / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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Newport Independent
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informantMatthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, Calif
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
Newport Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Matthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informantMatthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, Calif
Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 3 days ago
Matthew T. Mangino: Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
The Newton Kansan / Posted 3 days ago
The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the office. Men and women were being... Read more
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CambridgeChronicle.com
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attor
Matthew T. Mangino: Courtroom integrity and the jailhouse informant
CambridgeChronicle.com / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Apr. 22, 2016 at 9:26 AM The Orange County, California district attorney convened a committee of legal experts to respond to a jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans may loosen penalties for marijuana possessionOrleans could be treated like a minor traffic infraction if an ordinance drawn
New Orleans may loosen penalties for marijuana possession
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Orleans could be treated like a minor traffic infraction if an ordinance drawn up by City Councilwoman Susan Guidry becomes law. The proposed change builds on Guidry’s previous effort to have police de-emphasize arrests for possession of marijuana.... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie: My Supreme Court pick didn't lie or break lawENGLEWOOD — A Republican governor defending his Democratic pick for state Supre
Christie: My Supreme Court pick didn't lie or break law
NJ.com / Posted 4 days ago
ENGLEWOOD — A Republican governor defending his Democratic pick for state Supreme Court justice from a Democratic Senate Majority Leader who is mulling impeaching the newly confirmed jurist before he hears his first case? Welcome to New Jersey. The... Read more
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examiner.com
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protectionsIf you can’t win an election, steal it. And this is how: This primary election
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protections
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
If you can’t win an election, steal it. And this is how: This primary election season is proving a testing ground for the techniques that have been implemented since the 2000 election to disenfranchise voters, getting a huge lift from the Scalia... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Champagne will speak at May 14 NCCC commencementevent will take place at the Sparks Athletic Complex on NCCC's Saranac Lake cam
Champagne will speak at May 14 NCCC commencement
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
event will take place at the Sparks Athletic Complex on NCCC's Saranac Lake campus. The processional begins at 10:45 a.m., and the program will begin promptly at 11 a.m. The general public is invited to attend. "Judge Champagne's career serves as... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
DA Group: State Should Launch 'Immediate' Probe Into Rain Chargesdistrict attorneys in New York state called Tuesday for an "immediate" investig
DA Group: State Should Launch 'Immediate' Probe Into Rain Charges
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 4 days ago
district attorneys in New York state called Tuesday for an "immediate" investigation into allegations against St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain. The group's president, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, sent... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Dutchess police participate in DWI interlock enforcement programWednesday, April 27, 2016 POUGHKEEPSIE – The City and Town of Poughkeepsie Pol
Dutchess police participate in DWI interlock enforcement program
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 POUGHKEEPSIE – The City and Town of Poughkeepsie Police departments became the first to participate in a three-county initiative, Tuesday, to train officers on how to identify and arrest individuals who are violating DWI... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State Police investigating Rogers shooting involving Benton County deputies-- Arkansas State Police is investigating a shooting in a Northwest Arkansas Wa
State Police investigating Rogers shooting involving Benton County deputies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
-- Arkansas State Police is investigating a shooting in a Northwest Arkansas Wal-Mart parking lot involving Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies. Bill Sadler, a spokesman for the State Police, said Tuesday the Prosecutor's Office asked... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pulaski County notebookRoad department pay rule approved Pulaski County justices of the peace approve
Pulaski County notebook
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Road department pay rule approved Pulaski County justices of the peace approved an emergency ordinance Tuesday night that would allow the county comptroller to reimburse the Road and Bridge Department for the use of the department's employees to do... Read more
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ABC News
Bernie Sanders Rails Against Income Inequality in Rural AmericaTranscript for West Virginia and thank you go. At. One. Ordinary. What an ex
Bernie Sanders Rails Against Income Inequality in Rural America
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
Transcript for West Virginia and thank you go. At. One. Ordinary. What an extraordinary. Turnout tonight not so much for being you know. But hey. Thank Helen which brain Chris region... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Rafferty, Shapiro win nominations to run for Pennsylvania AGBy MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A state senator and
Rafferty, Shapiro win nominations to run for Pennsylvania AG
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A state senator and county commissioner from the same suburban Philadelphia county will vie this fall for the seat being vacated by embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Sen. John... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
John Rafferty vs. Josh Shapiro in Pennsylvania attorney general raceA state senator and county commissioner from Montgomery County will vie this fa
John Rafferty vs. Josh Shapiro in Pennsylvania attorney general race
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
A state senator and county commissioner from Montgomery County will vie this fall for the seat being vacated by embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane.\ Pennsylvania Sen. John Rafferty easily beat former prosecutor and police officer Joe Peters... Read more
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The New Yorker
Saving America from Plastic BagsThe world uses and throws away more than a trillion plastic bags a year.Credit
Saving America from Plastic Bags
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
The world uses and throws away more than a trillion plastic bags a year.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Source: Stan Honda / AFP / Getty (City) Jennie Romer moved from California to New York about four years ago to save the city from plastic... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tour reveals Kansans' frustration with politics of budget, education and taxesof artist Pete Felten. Since installed in 1981, the 2,000-pound monuments have
Tour reveals Kansans' frustration with politics of budget, education and taxes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
of artist Pete Felten. Since installed in 1981, the 2,000-pound monuments have stood as a testament to courage, leadership and aspirations of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Amelia Earhart, Arthur Capper and William Allen White. The state’s potential was... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Were they lying? Fact-checking California’s U.S. Senate debatePoliGRAPH is The Bee's political fact checker, rating campaign advertisements a
Were they lying? Fact-checking California’s U.S. Senate debate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
PoliGRAPH is The Bee's political fact checker, rating campaign advertisements and candidate claims as True, Iffy or False. California’s five major candidates for U.S. Senate engaged Monday night in a mostly cordial debate at the University of the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Deason and Koch give $7 million to SMU Dedman Law for criminal justice reforma neighbor’s house while they were gone. Booze flowed. Music was loud. Cops wer
Deason and Koch give $7 million to SMU Dedman Law for criminal justice reform
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
a neighbor’s house while they were gone. Booze flowed. Music was loud. Cops were called. “The couple’s son gave me a key and things got out of hand,” said Deason, who was charged with felony burglary. Deason’s parents hired a well-connected... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why a Judge Ruled North Carolina's Voter-ID Law ConstitutionalA judge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, ruled Monday night that the state’s s
Why a Judge Ruled North Carolina's Voter-ID Law Constitutional
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
A judge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, ruled Monday night that the state’s strict new voting law is constitutional, delivering a major win for conservatives who have sought to tighten laws across the country, and dealing a blow to efforts to stop... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Linda Y. Murray: Good things happening in West Augustine, tooDid you know that deviant activities occur in all communities and throughout th
Linda Y. Murray: Good things happening in West Augustine, too
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
Did you know that deviant activities occur in all communities and throughout the United States? West Augustine is home to blue-collar and white-collar workers. We have law enforcement personnel, teachers, city employees, county employees, state... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. remembered as GOP pioneerdeath on Sunday at age 91. Hooper broke through as the only Republican on the
Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. remembered as GOP pioneer
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
death on Sunday at age 91. Hooper broke through as the only Republican on the Alabama Supreme Court when he won a bruising and protracted race for chief justice in 1994. Today, Republicans hold all nine seats on the high court, every seat on the... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie's N.J. Supreme Court pick confirmed, ending long vacancybattle to fill the last vacancy on New Jersey's highest court. The Senate vote
Christie's N.J. Supreme Court pick confirmed, ending long vacancy
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
battle to fill the last vacancy on New Jersey's highest court. The Senate voted 32-1 to confirm Timpone, an attorney and Democrat the Republican governor nominated as part of a deal to end the standoff with the state Senate Democratic leaders... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie's Supreme Court pick approved by SenateThe Senate confirmed the nomination of Cranford lawyer Walter Timpone to the Su
Christie's Supreme Court pick approved by Senate
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Cranford lawyer Walter Timpone to the Supreme Court on Monday, ending a six-year standoff between Governor Christie and Senate Democrats. But questions about Timpone’s tenure as a commissioner on the state... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NC lawmakers to debate teacher pay, taxes, HB2at least consider doing both. Tinkering with the budget passed the year before
NC lawmakers to debate teacher pay, taxes, HB2
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
at least consider doing both. Tinkering with the budget passed the year before is the main reason for any short session and the tasks of setting overall spending levels, deciding whether to give teachers and state employees pay raises and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Timeline of the UNC investigationUNC investigation | News & Observer April 25, 2016 1:32 PM The Historic Sou
Timeline of the UNC investigation
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
UNC investigation | News & Observer April 25, 2016 1:32 PM The Historic South Building and the Old Well on the University of North Carolina campus are popular places for students and visitors to meet and take... Read more
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