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  1. Retiring attorney knew his chargeRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Lakefield Standard

    Bob O'Connor has a tattered strip of paper, yellowed with age, taped to the bottom of his computer screen in his office at the Jackson County Courthouse. On it are 12 words that have guided him day in and day out over his past 13 years as Jackson County attorney: "The primary responsibility of prosecution is to see that justice is accomplished."

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  2. Five families become 'complete' during Adoption Day in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | MLive.com

    Piper and Zane's adoptions were two of six to take place in the Jackson County Courthouse on Nov. 21 as part of Michigan Adoption day, sponsored by the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Department of Human Resources.

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  3. Retiring attorney knew his chargeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Jackson County Pilot

    Bob O'Connor has a tattered strip of paper, yellowed with age, taped to the bottom of his computer screen in his office at the Jackson County Courthouse. On it are 12 words that have guided him day in and day out over his past 13 years as Jackson County attorney: "The primary responsibility of prosecution is to see that justice is accomplished."

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  4. Mayetta teen to be sentenced in January in sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Capital-Journal

    A Mayetta teen charged with sexual offenses tied to a 3-year-old girl entered a no contest plea Thursday morning in Jackson County District Court and will be sentenced in January. Weston L. Hasty, 16, was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

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  5. Business News: Blossman Gas buys Dade GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    Dade Gas Co., which supplies natural gas to 2,200 customers in Dade County ,Ga., and a portion of Jackson County, Ala., has a new owner.

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  6. Blossman Gas acquires Trenton, Ga.-based Dade GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    Dade Gas Co., which supplies natural gas to 2,200 customers in Dade County ,Ga., and a portion of Jackson County, Ala., has a new owner.

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  7. 2 farms ask court to end Ore. county's GM crop banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Greenwich Citizen

    Two southern Oregon farms are asking a court to end Jackson County's voter-approved ban on genetically modified crops or force the county to pay the farms $4.2 million. The farmers say that's the value of the Roundup Ready alfalfa crop they'll have to destroy if the ban stands.

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  8. Jackson County ready to move forward on County Road 61 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    After hurdles prolonging the process, Jackson County is moving forward with plans to partially close County Road 61 in Pisgah. Earlier this year the Jackson County Commission voted unanimously to close a portion of County Road 61 in Pisgah.

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  9. Scottsboro, Jackson Co., incorporating public's input in downtown revitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Scottsboro and Jackson County leaders are using the public's input to design a one million dollar project to revitalize the downtown square. The city and the county held a joint meeting late last week to update the public on the project, but in addition, the meeting was also to get input on what the public would like to see for the downtown area.

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  10. Maquoketa Police want new rifles to replace 'Vietnam-era' onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Two high-profile shooting incidents in Jackson County this year have left the Maquoketa Police wondering if they have the firepower to deal with potentially deadly situations. The first incident happened in early April, when a man who was pulled over for a traffic violation, shot an officer and sped away.

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  11. Jackson girl, 14, charged as an adult for arson in fire that injured fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | MLive.com

    Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka said his office 'direct filed' a charge of first-degree arson against 14-year-old Alexis Penn in Jackson County District Court on Nov. 17.

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  12. Multiple law enforcement divisions, individuals honored during Madison County Sheriff's Office awards banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Alabama Live

    ... largest unit that night was SWAT. This citation was in recognition of a standoff with a barricaded suspect in Jackson County on Jan. 29, 2012. Madison County SWAT responded and resolved it peacefully even after the subject shot at them. SWAT members ...

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  13. Report: Gurley got votes in Georgia electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | CBS Sports

    ... one vote in a PSC race and one vote in a Commission District 3 race. He earned two votes in PSC balloting in Jackson County, and one vote there in the uncontested race for Athens Republican Regina Quick's state House seat. Gurley's return to the ...

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  14. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    Metro Creative Graphics photoJ. Scott Park | jpark4@mlive.com The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court.

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  15. ZeekRewards founder arraigned in $850 million scamRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | WLOS

    ... Here are the top stories we are following for you today. The search continues for a missing teenager in Jackson County. Seventeen-year-old Alec Lansing has not been seen since Monday night at an Exxon station near Cashiers. An autopsy on a body ...

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  16. North Carolina to expand veterans' courtRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | WLOS

    ... Here are the top stories we are following for you today. The search continues for a missing teenager in Jackson County. Seventeen-year-old Alec Lansing has not been seen since Monday night at an Exxon station near Cashiers. An autopsy on a body ...

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  17. Gwendolyn Gill Caranchini, Appellant, v. Missouri Board of Law Examiners, Respondent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | FindLaw

    Following her disbarment, Gwendolyn Caranchini was provided the opportunity for reinstatement of her license to practice law, a condition of which was that she pass the Missouri Bar Examination. a Having failed to pass the Missouri Bar Examination on multiple occasions, Caranchini filed suit against the Missouri Board of Law Examiners in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, purportedly under section 536.150a < 1 and Article V, section 18 of the Missouri Constitution, seeking both a review of the procedures used to score the essay portion of the July 2013 examination and their application to her essay answers, and a finding that she should have received a passing score on that portion of the examination.

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  18. Accurso wins $10.8M asbestos settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Business Journal

    The Accurso Law Firm reached a $10.8 million settlement on behalf of the family of a former mechanic who died of mesothelioma after asbestos exposure. The man, a former Jackson County resident and mechanic, worked for two years for a company where he was exposed to dust from friction products, such as brake pads, that contained asbestos.

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  19. Jackson Co. officials work to pave roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    People in Jackson County are getting worried about county roads that are in need of repaving. Unlike asphalt, these roads are rock and tar.

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  20. Man shot by former relative in Jackson County, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    Officials are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night in Jackson County, Ala., according to a news release from Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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