• Session Time Ticking as ND Lawmakers Rush to Finish in Time

    Session Time Ticking as ND Lawmakers Rush to Finish in Time

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    Lawmakers had hoped to be finished in 70 days to give themselves a cushion if they need to react to any continuing declines in state revenue or federal policy changes. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman was hopeful that would happen Tuesday but said "there is a lot of work left to do". Today is Day 72 of the session; sessions are limited to 80 days constitutionally.
  • Malloy begins process of possible state worker layoffs

    Malloy begins process of possible state worker layoffs

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    The Malloy administration said it will reduce the state workforce by over 1,100 employees in May "as a first step toward resolving the budget shortfall". Malloy said he hopes the ongoing talks with produce an agreement that would avoid layoffs. The two-year budget he unveiled in February relied on $700 million in state employee savings in the first year.
  • Prosecutors: Dentist pulled tooth while riding hoverboard

    Prosecutors: Dentist pulled tooth while riding hoverboard

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    At times, the doctor offered sedation for patient procedures that didn't require any kind of anesthesia. They say he texted the video to his office manager and joked that it was a " new standard of care ". Prosecutors found that after July, the number of extractions performed by Lookhart's practice increased 74 percent, while the number of regular procedures fell by 91 percent.
  • County To Start Spraying Local Waterways For Mosquitos

    County To Start Spraying Local Waterways For Mosquitos

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    Next on the list are the storm drains and catch basins, city officials said. The County's Vector Control Program also treats another 1,400 potential mosquito-breeding areas each year by hand, gives out free mosquito-eating fish to the public, tracks down and treats neglected swimming pools, tests dead birds for West Nile virus, and monitors cases of another potential mosquito-borne illness, the Zika virus.
  • IN lawmakers seek to buy new lethal injection drugs

    IN lawmakers seek to buy new lethal injection drugs

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    But the Indianapolis Republican wouldn't say Wednesday what exactly it will entail. Holcomb has signaled he will sign the measure. House Bill 1148, authored by Rep. Friend said that the governor, the Prosecuting Attorneys Council, the Attorney General's office, and the IN state police are either neutral or have no opposition to the bill.
  • Thursday Weather Outlook: Sunny, Breezy and a Slight Chance for Rain

    Thursday Weather Outlook: Sunny, Breezy and a Slight Chance for Rain

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    A hazardous weather outlook has been issued for the Chicago area for Friday and Friday night as patchy frost is possible for the outlying areas - especially north and west of Chicago. North northeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 83. Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. High temperatures tomorrow will be sticking in the mid 70's with sunny skies later in the day with winds shifting from the north.
  • Murder on Facebook spotlights rise of 'performance crime' phenomenon on social media

    Murder on Facebook spotlights rise of 'performance crime' phenomenon on social media

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    Police quickly responded and participated in a brief chase two miles from the restaurant before Stephens killed himself. After a brief chase, the trooper approached the auto and Stephens shot himself, Williams said. The video of the killing was on Facebook for about three hours before it was taken down. By that time, millions of people had viewed the video. The event kicked off about an hour after Stephens' suicide was announced.
  • India: autobus in fiume nel nord, almeno 45 morti

    India: autobus in fiume nel nord, almeno 45 morti

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    Lo riferisce l'agenzia di stampa Ani . La polizia ha reso noto che il veicolo, a bordo del quale c'erano 56 passeggeri, viaggiava da Tiyuni, in Uttarakhand, a Vikasnagar, e quando è giunto vicino a Chopal, a circa 95 chilometri dalla località turistica di Shimla, è precipitato nel fiume Tons.
  • Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

    Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

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    Just 33 percent of respondents oppose legalizing marijuana, according to the most recent CBS poll . The department's executive director, Barbara Brohl, told lawmakers during a hearing Wednesday that she believes the legal market for marijuana is eating into the black market, funding drug abuse treatment and prevention, and providing a safer product, The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2oU15vk ) reported .
  • Marito e moglie parcheggiatori abusivi arrestati dai carabinieri

    Marito e moglie parcheggiatori abusivi arrestati dai carabinieri

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    Come riferisce Il Mattino , marito e moglie sono entrambi finiti in manette perché non hanno rispettato il procedimento emesso a loro carico dal Gip. Durante le fase dell'arresto, il figlio della coppia ha reagito violentemente all'intervento dei militari ed è stato arrestato per violenza e resistenza a pubblico ufficiale.