• Michigan voters won't decide on marijuana law this fall
Michigan voters won't decide on marijuana law this fall

Hank and MI Legalize are asking the Michigan Supreme Court to bypass the state Court of Appeals and take the case in time to get the question on the November ballot. Aside from calling the proposal misleading, the complaint claims it "omits material information that is essential for a fair understanding of the act".

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  • Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 years
Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 years

From Independence Hall in Philadelphia to the redwood forest in California's Sequoia National Park, the country's national parks today are celebrating the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's signing of the National Park Service Act, which established the agency that protects our natural and historical riches.

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  • Leslie Jones' website goes offline after personal info, photos leaked
Leslie Jones' website goes offline after personal info, photos leaked

In this July 9, 2016 photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters". In 2014, Apple confirmed that nude photos of celebrities including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence had been accessed through the hacking of iCloud accounts, then posted online.

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  • Federal report: Affordable health care available to most Utahns next year
Federal report: Affordable health care available to most Utahns next year

There are 212,046 Ohioans that receive insurance through the federal exchange. Humana asked for 44 percent. Last year, the report noted, the average premium for HealthCare.gov customers with a subsidy increased just $ 4 per month . The Obama administration, seeking to reassure consumers who could be concerned by increases in more states in the ...

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  • Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting
Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting

The owner fired a handgun at or near the teens just three weeks ago, according to Milwaukee police. In the course of the evening, some 48 shots were fired, many stones and bricks were thrown at the police barring their way, and additional fires and other property damage was inflicted on a string of businesses between 35 and Sherman along Burleigh...

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  • Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize
Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

While certain state laws allow teaching and research assistants at many public universities to organize, a 2004 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision held that teaching assistants at Brown University could not unionize because their relationship with the school was "primarily educational", rather than economic.

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  • Firefighters prevent Lake County arson blaze from spreading
Firefighters prevent Lake County arson blaze from spreading

The suspect, 40-year-old Damin Pashilk of neighboring Clearlake, faces 17 charges of arson and is suspected in other fires in the area over the past year according to KRON 4 . The area is about 100 miles north of San Francisco. Eric Sherwin of the San Bernardino County Fire Department says the blaze that began in the Cajon (kuh-HOHN') Pass con...

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  • Stanford Bans Hard Liquor At Undergraduate Campus Parties
Stanford Bans Hard Liquor At Undergraduate Campus Parties

Undergraduates can no longer drink hard liquor on the campus of Stanford University. Now, with the implementation of this new policy, Stanford University has been accused of engaging in victim-blaming (Turner's victim was severely intoxicated at the time of her attack), and tacitly siding with Turner's argument that alcohol explains and mitigates...

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  • 3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire
3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

She identified the children as Mellanie Watson, 3 months, Madison Watson, 4, and Shaniya Staples, 7. He says the department has its bomb and arson squad on the scene. Turner, who lives across the street, said he ran up and tried to help them. Inspectors issued the citations in part because they couldn't access "most dwelling units" to verify smoke ...

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  • Vikings coach has 'no concern' about Bridgewater's injury
Vikings coach has 'no concern' about Bridgewater's injury

ESPN.com previously reported the shoulder problem, which Zimmer didn't confirm or deny. After not throwing passes for the past four days, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was able to throw on a limited basis in Tuesday's practice at Winter Park.

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  • Tigers fall short in 3-2 loss to Red Sox
Tigers fall short in 3-2 loss to Red Sox

With his Detroit Tigers looking to overcome a 3-2 deficit in the ninth inning of Saturday's bout with the Boston Red Sox, the 28-year-old outfielder blasted a ball to center field. Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado unloaded on the Cubs by collecting four hits, two home runs and six RBIs. "I wasn't sure it was going to get out until I saw J.D".

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  • Stranded dog clinging to fence rescued from Louisiana flood waters
Stranded dog clinging to fence rescued from Louisiana flood waters

The agency has supported more than 10,000 people at over 50 shelters during this response effort. Officials say the best way people can be the most helpful right now is by donating monetarily. "And we hope that it doesn't turn into a mere photo-op". The Red Cross is not throwing away donations. The American Red Cross for Northeast Louisiana's E...

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  • Gov. McAuliffe to make announcement regarding restoration of rights
Gov. McAuliffe to make announcement regarding restoration of rights

The issue has become controversial in Virginia as the Democratic governor battled state Republicans over the plan, with both sides winning small victories. "I made a promise to myself that I'm going to assist everyone I can to register to vote.so they can have a voice", he said. "People who have redeemed themselves".

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  • Tornado uprooted trees in Concord, National Weather Service says
Tornado uprooted trees in Concord, National Weather Service says

The Concord Municipal Light Plant is working to restore power in the area, and as of 1 p.m. Monday , had restored power to 500 people. "While no injuries are reported at this time, residents are urged to be aware of their surroundings, report any downed power lines and avoid areas where cleanup efforts are occurring", said Billy Pitman, Baker's ...

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  • Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack
Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack

FWC reported it subsequently captured and euthanized six alligators from the lagoon. But officials said they are still "confident" that one of they gator they captured was "very likely" the killer. Correspondingly, however, the depth of the water may have concealed the alligator's approach. The eldest daughter told a Disney cast member about it...

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  • Former Milwaukee Police Officers Are Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting That Sparked Unrest
Former Milwaukee Police Officers Are Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting That Sparked Unrest

Smith. Smith's shooting sparked two nights of rioting in Milwaukee , with some buildings burned to the ground, although authorities imposed a curfew imposed on the second night and the rioting subsided. He said the unrest that broke out after the shooting hampered the investigation progress but "all significant witnesses" have been interviewed a...

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  • Pence: Trump 'speaks right from his heart'
Pence: Trump 'speaks right from his heart'

Or maybe black voters aren't his intended audience. "Democratic crime policies, education policies, and economic policies have produced only more crime, more broken homes, and more poverty", he said. According to a Fox News poll, as of last week, Trump now has 1 percent of the black vote nationwide - a far cry from 95 percent. In 2000, Bush r...

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  • 'Do what is right': Governor urges top prosecutor to resign
'Do what is right': Governor urges top prosecutor to resign

Once considered a rising star in Pennsylvania politics, Kane was the first Democrat and first woman elected as the state's top lawyer. Democratic Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was recently arrested for allegedly disclosing confidential information about an investigation to the press.

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  • 13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party
13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party

Officers responded to reports of shots being fired in the area of 19 Plymouth Street around 1:30 a.m. He says the suspects shot at people both inside and outside the home. Police say one woman was shot in the face and critically injured. Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgeport police. "Every day more Americans are injured or kill...

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  • Body of 5-year-old Minnesota girl found after Amber Alert
Body of 5-year-old Minnesota girl found after Amber Alert

Authorities arrested Anderson in the same county. She was reported dead when police arrived on the scene. "Obviously not the outcome that we wanted and when we did learn the information, the officers in the room, you could see.it weighed heavy on them", Cruze said.

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