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3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Up to $4.5M available to improve Great Lakes water

CHICAGO: Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law

7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Criminal Defense Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare, Health

12 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Criminal Defense Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison

16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Company accused of knowingly shipping drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/07/26/fedex-charges-raise-online-pharmacy-issues/13222763/ In this 2005 file photo, a FedEx delivery truck leaves a FedEx ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Criminal Defense Law, Prison, US News

22 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Surprise! New health plans' limitations anger enrollees

Nancy Pippenger and Marcia Perez live thousands of miles apart but have the same complaint: Doctors who treated them last year won't take their insurance now, even though they haven't changed insurers.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Healthcare Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Whittier Daily News

See the video: Pomona man arrested while filming Covina investigation, officer under scrutiny

William David Robin, 23, of Pomona, is about to be taken down by Covina police Officer Ken Counts on June 30, 2014, in a video that Robin himself filmed.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Covina, CA, Criminal Defense Law

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law

Cybercast News Service

Questions linger after missing teen returns home

In this file photo taken Tuesday July 22, 2014, a missing person poster of Abigail Hernandez displayed in a storefront window in North Conway, N.H., shows Hernandez has been found.

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Related Topix: Conway, NH, North Conway, NH, Criminal Defense Law

WAND-TV Decatur

Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. RICHMOND, Va.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

KHOU-TV Houston

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Dauphin County, PA

The Olympian

After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying

The CIA got hold of the legally protected email and other unspecified communications between whistleblower officials and lawmakers this spring, people familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Employment / Labor Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Former CIA officials can't see 'torture' report

Some of them were furious, while Democratic Senate aides were angry that they were given the chance in the first place.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law

KHOU-TV Houston

Judge rules feds wrongly protected bearded seals

A federal judge on Friday ruled that a federal fisheries agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law

Brandon Sun

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Marijuana

KCRA-TV Sacramento

8 rights of pregnant women at work

It's been illegal to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978.

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Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law

Deseret News

Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance: $2,448 per person, $12,240 for family of 5

Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.

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Related Topix: Tax, Criminal Defense Law

News Observer

Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling in 2012 by a district court that sided with several health and consumer organizations that sued the FDA after the agency decided against holding the hearings.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas prosecutor seeks to clear convicted rapist

A Dallas man who said he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial may soon be exonerated, the Dallas County district attorney said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX

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