Tuesday Aug 12
Higher Minimum Wage Will Have Minimal Effect for Many Families, Study Finds
It's been slightly more than half a year since Mayor Vince Gray signed a bill to raise D.C.'s minimum wage, and more than a month since it took effect , bringing the lowest allowable hourly wage to $9.50 before it gradually rises to $11.50 in July 2016 and then changes with inflation.
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Wildfire resources to six states coordinated by Pueblo center
Keeping track of local firefighters sent to wildfires in the West this summer is the job of the Pueblo Interagency Fire Dispatch Center.
Former Glen Rock man sentenced to prison for swindling clients
A former Glen Rock man who used his purported "currency trading firm" to swindle customers out of more than $400,000 must spend about three years in prison.
The Washington Post
Wash. voters support competing gun initiatives
Boxes of petitions for Initiative 594 sit in the Secretary of State office in Olympia, Wash., on Oct. 9, 2013, If the election were held today, Washington state voters would back an initiative to broaden background checks on gun purchases.
Courthouse News Service
SEC Says it's Stopped $7 Million Ponzi
Two Utah men took 50 investors for $7 million in a mortgage-backed securities scheme and used the money "to maintain a lavish lifestyle," the SEC claims in Federal Court.