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Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is not a particularly safe thing to do.
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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.
3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Michael Gayle of Washington was arrested Tuesday in Charlotte by police and U.S. marshals.
4 hrs ago | Autoblog
Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today.
5 hrs ago | jdsupra.com
Marijuana laws are undergoing a quick and radical transformation in the U.S. Currently, 20 states plus the District of Columbia allow the use of marijuana for medical reasons.
More than a month after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new website to track public-records requests in his city, the District of Columbia government has launched its own Freedom of Information Act online portal this week.
Last year, the Carnegie Hall-organized National Youth Orchestra of the USA launched amid a rush of media attention from across the country and around the world, with performances in Moscow, St. Petersburg and London.
For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined a major payday lender.
Republicans opposed to Obamacare are seeing Tuesday's ruling by a panel of judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia as a major decision that exposes the Democratic rush to pass the flawed bill, and could ultimately bring the law to its knees.
A new report from the University of Arkansas says that charters schools are more efficient with money than ordinary public schools, producing notably better test scores for each dollar spent.
A U.S. Court of Appeals dealt a huge blow to the foundation of the Affordable Care Act in its 2-1 ruling Tuesday and that could have massive implications in both Kansas and Missouri.
More than four years after pleading guilty to tax fraud, Nick Cho still owes the District of Columbia $130,000 in back sales taxes from his days running Murky Coffee on Capitol Hill, according to a lawyer with the D.C. Office of the Attorney General.
Higher education cannot afford to sit on the sidelines as states and secondary schools devise common standards that seek to define who's ready for college, according to a report released on Tuesday by the New America Foundation.
Illinois is the latest State to enact "ban the box" legislation, i.e. , legislation that restricts when an employer can ask a job applicant about his or her criminal history.
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/21/judge-says-government-can-access-everything-in-a-gmail-account-privacy-warriors-weep/ At least that's what the latest court order from a judge in New York says.
Across the country, local economies range from rural to urban, tech-centric to industrial, and everything in between.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:54 pm
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