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Benton Evening News
Chief judge designates Court Reporter WeekBENTON — Franklin County's judicial system could not operate effectively withou
Chief judge designates Court Reporter Week
Benton Evening News / Posted 6 hours ago
BENTON — Franklin County's judicial system could not operate effectively without talented court reporters.And since court is held daily at the Franklin County Courthouse, judges, attorneys, circuit clerk officials and participants of the judicial... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Need money? See if the state owes you anySTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Apparently, 136,228 Staten Islanders have forgotten or s
Need money? See if the state owes you any
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 hours ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Apparently, 136,228 Staten Islanders have forgotten or simply don't know they are owed money. According to the state comptroller's office, there's more than $64 million in unclaimed funds -- from utility deposits, court funds,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
School voucher bill delayed again in state HouseNASHVILLE — The controversial school voucher bill was delayed again on the floo
School voucher bill delayed again in state House
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
NASHVILLE — The controversial school voucher bill was delayed again on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday after its sponsor, Rep. Bill Dunn, acknowledged he still lacks the 50 votes needed to pass it. Dunn, R-Knoxville, asked that... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
School voucher bill delayedNASHVILLE -- The controversial school voucher bill was delayed again on the flo
School voucher bill delayed
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 hours ago
NASHVILLE -- The controversial school voucher bill was delayed again on the floor of the House of Representatives this morning after its sponsor, Rep. Bill Dunn, acknowledged he still lacks the 50 votes needed to pass it. Dunn asked that the bill be... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Ulster County sales tax collections upThursday, February 11, 2016 KINGSTON -- Ulster County has seen a substantial i
Ulster County sales tax collections up
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 18 hours ago
Thursday, February 11, 2016 KINGSTON -- Ulster County has seen a substantial increase in sales tax collection for 2015, the state comptroller's office confirmed. The multi-million increase placed the county as one of the exceptions among the 57... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
School-voucher bill amended Wednesday, set for House floor vote this morningNASHVILLE — Falling short of the votes needed to pass a statewide school-vouche
School-voucher bill amended Wednesday, set for House floor vote this morning
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
NASHVILLE — Falling short of the votes needed to pass a statewide school-voucher bill, voucher advocates filed an amendment Wednesday that would limit vouchers to students from the Shelby County Schools system on an experimental basis, then be... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rebel flag T-shirt, racial epithets alleged at State Highway AdministrationMaryland officials are poised to pay $75,000 to an African-American state highw
Rebel flag T-shirt, racial epithets alleged at State Highway Administration
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Maryland officials are poised to pay $75,000 to an African-American state highway worker who says he was harassed, assaulted and called racial epithets by a boss who wore a Confederate flag T-shirt in the workplace. The action would resolve a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Assessor race has three vying for spotAllegations about errors riddling the county's property value database loom ove
Assessor race has three vying for spot
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Allegations about errors riddling the county's property value database loom over the three-way race for Knox County property assessor. Chief Deputy Assessor Jim Weaver, former Property Assessor John Whitehead and previous candidate Andrew Graybeal... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New Jersey attorney general to resign, work for RutgersActing New Jersey Attorney General John J. Hoffman is resigning to take a job a
New Jersey attorney general to resign, work for Rutgers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
Acting New Jersey Attorney General John J. Hoffman is resigning to take a job as the top lawyer at Rutgers University. Rutgers University announced Hoffman's hiring Thursday afternoon. Gov. Chris Christie, who named Hoffman to the state's top law... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Monroe Supervisor Doles spars with replacementMONROE - Absent from work for more than a month because of undisclosed health p
Monroe Supervisor Doles spars with replacement
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 11 days ago
MONROE - Absent from work for more than a month because of undisclosed health problems, Monroe Supervisor Harley Doles said Tuesday that he was still too ill to perform his official duties and reclaim his seat on a Town Board that slipped from his... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Answer Line: More questions from open carry lawQUESTION: The new open carry law has left us with questions. Must a person have
Answer Line: More questions from open carry law
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
QUESTION: The new open carry law has left us with questions. Must a person have a license to own a gun? Can you keep a gun in your home or car without having a license? ANSWER: No, you don't have to have a license to own a gun in Texas, and yes,... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Comptroller halts processing of 7 Baltimore tax preparersThe state Comptroller's Office has halted the processing of electronic tax retu
Comptroller halts processing of 7 Baltimore tax preparers
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
The state Comptroller's Office has halted the processing of electronic tax returns, filed at several Baltimore area locations of Liberty Tax Services. Comptroller Peter Franchot said that the returns and the businesses are being investigated for... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Education group calls for fewer assessment testsAn education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill
Education group calls for fewer assessment tests
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 days ago
An education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is calling for fewer but smarter assessment tests and for helping minority students and the underserved bridge the achievement gap. Those are among five goals the... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Education group calls for fewer assessment testsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Sena
Education group calls for fewer assessment tests
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is calling for fewer but smarter assessment tests and for helping minority students and the underserved bridge the achievement gap. Those... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Education group calls for fewer assessment testsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Sena
Education group calls for fewer assessment tests
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is calling for fewer but smarter assessment tests and for helping minority students and the underserved bridge the achievement gap. Those... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Study finds many Tennessee freshmen not prepared for collegeNASHVILLE — While Tennessee has reduced the percentage of its public college fr
Study finds many Tennessee freshmen not prepared for college
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE — While Tennessee has reduced the percentage of its public college freshmen needing remedial help, large numbers of high school graduates still arrive inadequately prepared for college work, a report released Wednesday by the state... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Former Ellicott Court Clerk’s Emotional State QuestionedPiazza, appearing before the Hon. Paul Wojtaszek at a Huntley Hearing, looked o
Former Ellicott Court Clerk’s Emotional State Questioned
The Post-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Piazza, appearing before the Hon. Paul Wojtaszek at a Huntley Hearing, looked on as her counsel, Public Defender Nathaniel Barone, took aim at a deposition she made on June 17, 2015, with the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office. According... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Sheldon Silver's pension is official: $6,600 a monthFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manhattan Democrat who led t
Sheldon Silver's pension is official: $6,600 a month
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manhattan Democrat who led the Assembly for 20 years, was convicted Monday on seven federal corruption charges. Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives to the courthouse in New York,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Recoups Money From Emergency DemolitionIn 2014, city officials decided an emergency demolition needed to happen for th
City Recoups Money From Emergency Demolition
The Post-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
In 2014, city officials decided an emergency demolition needed to happen for the building located at 117 Fairmount Ave. The building, also known as the Jamestown trolley system building, was the large dilapidated building that was once visible from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois treasurer predicts no budget until NovemberDon't expect to see a state budget, including any new taxes, until after the No
Illinois treasurer predicts no budget until November
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Don't expect to see a state budget, including any new taxes, until after the November elections. The state's chief investment officer told an audience of St. Charles area business leaders this week that fiscal gridlock continues in Springfield... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
State audit is critical of Town of Elmira financesAn audit performed by the state comptroller's office found that the Town of Elm
State audit is critical of Town of Elmira finances
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
An audit performed by the state comptroller's office found that the Town of Elmira needs to develop better long range plans to improve the town's financial condition and address fund balance deficits. The report by auditors from Comptroller Thomas... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Former officers accused of stealing $175K from taxpayer-funded programTwo former law enforcement officers are accused of stealing from the people the
Former officers accused of stealing $175K from taxpayer-funded program
WSMV Nashville / Posted a month ago
Two former law enforcement officers are accused of stealing from the people they swore to serve and protect, taxpayers. State officials said the men stole more than $175,000, and the theft happened four years before they were caught. "We certainly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin human services loan program draws only one applicantAfter only one nonprofit applied for Elgin's new emergency loan program, the ci
Elgin human services loan program draws only one applicant
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
After only one nonprofit applied for Elgin's new emergency loan program, the city will have to decide what to do with the money set aside. Applications were due Friday for the program available to human services agencies whose ability to operate is... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
JC schools audited, found to be in 'moderate fiscal stress'Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Johnson City School District has been au
JC schools audited, found to be in 'moderate fiscal stress'
WBNG Binghamton / Posted a month ago
Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Johnson City School District has been audited by the New York State Comptroller's office. According to School Superintendent Mary Kay Roland, from 2013 to 2015 there were two unanticipated events that reduced... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
fire official in Wallkill gets prison in theft of $240KALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities say a former Hudson Valley fire commis
fire official in Wallkill gets prison in theft of $240K
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities say a former Hudson Valley fire commissioner has been sentenced to more than two years in prison and ordered to pay restitution for stealing nearly $240,000 from the Wallkill Fire District. According to the... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Pending Matters in Shelby CountyNewly inaugurated Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland kept himself on solid ground wit
Pending Matters in Shelby County
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 1 months ago
Newly inaugurated Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland kept himself on solid ground with the electorate, and may have expanded his beachhead somewhat, with a post-swearing-in address on New Year's Day that added significant new terms to the lexicon of his... Read more

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