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3 hrs ago | The Hill

Bombshell: Ethics office alleges illegal lobbying

The Office of Congressional Ethics has for the first time accused an entity of lobbying Congress illegally.

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7 hrs ago | JD Supra

President Obama Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Federal...

On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in employment decisions based on applicants' or employees' sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Washington DC

11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Zacks' Bull Of The Day: Chipotle

Chipotle had increased its menu prices during the second quarter , in response to rising food costs but its customers did not care.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Washington DC

15 hrs ago | Trucker

DOT expands program to help veterans get trucking jobs to all 50 states, D.C.

To date, more than 6,000 current and former military personnel - including Reserves, National Guard, and U.S. Coast Guard service members - have taken advantage of FMCSA's Military Skills Test Waiver Program, which has been conducted in close cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Department of Defense and the American Association of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US National Guard, Washington DC

19 hrs ago | JD Supra

HHS Says It Has Authority to Issue Interpretive Guidance on Contested ...

According to a recent court filing by HHS, the agency should not be precluded from issuing interpretative guidance regarding a provision of the 340B Drug Pricing Program even though a federal district court previously vacated the agency's July 23, 2013 final rule , 78 Fed.

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Yesterday | Medical News

Parsing the health law court decisions: What does it all mean?

News outlets analyze this week's conflicting appeals courts' decisions regarding a key part of the health law, including the impact the ultimate outcome of the cases could have on coverage, politics and the marketplace.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BoardBuzz

Twitter town hall on Common Core implementation on July 24

Now that New York, the District of Columbia, and others are tapping the brakes on their implementation of CCSS, school district officials have additional time to reflect, regroup, and discuss their plans for implementation of these standards.

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Insight News

Payday lender ACE Cash Express fined $10 million

For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined a major payday lender.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

City Paper

The Needle: Florida Man

I think the president must be spending too much time in Colorado because you would have to be high to think that Congress or anyone else is going to support making the District of Columbia the 51st state."

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Business Journal

RealtyTrac: More than half a million Ohio homes remain 'seriously under water'

Just over one quarter of Ohio residential properties have values well under their outstanding mortgages, a report from the RealtyTrac real estate analysis firm shows.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Washington DC

CBS Local

DC Police Say They Issued 5 Pot Citations In First Week of New Law

Police in the District of Columbia issued five citations for marijuana possession in the first week of a new law that decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington DC

Personal Injury Law News

Shareholder Alert: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses...

The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Liquidity Services, Inc. [ News Source ]

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The Auto Channel

Carfax Makes Obtaining Car Accident Reports Better

July 23, 2014: Carfax today announced that automobile accident reports from police departments across the U.S. now are accessible through its accident reports service, Crashdocs.org.

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JD Supra

The Future of Premium Subsidies under the Affordable Care Act:...

On July 22, 2014, two federal appellate courts issued conflicting decisions regarding the IRS final rule published on May 23, 2012 , implementing the exchange-related tax credit provisions of the Affordable Care Act .

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Related Topix: Tax, Washington DC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Mindcubed Awarded a Prime Contract to Develop Technology Strategic...

Mindcubed today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract to develop District of Columbia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council three year Information Technology Strategic Plan.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Prison

Townhall

If You're Thinking About Bringing Your Guns Into DC, DON'T

There are places where you just don't go with your firearms. Any gun owner knows them; any person who staunchly supports Second Amendment rights knows them; any person who knows gun laws knows them.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Washington DC

Autoblog

Cellphone bans don't reduce accidents, research finds

Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is not a particularly safe thing to do.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, California, Mathematics, Science

Sunherald.com

State hires top medical pot official

The Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday that Michelle Larson, a deputy director in the department's Office of Statewide Health Improvement, would direct the new program.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Marijuana, Washington DC

The Charlotte Observer

D.C. murder suspect arrested in Charlotte

Michael Gayle of Washington was arrested Tuesday in Charlotte by police and U.S. marshals.

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Autoblog

Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Washington DC, Autos

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