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  1. It's Easy, But Expensive To Get Help With ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WIOD-AM Miramar

    Whether due to time restrictions, math aversion or a simple lack of interest, we dread mid-April and then watch as procrastination inevitably makes way to a last-minute scramble. Haste and disorganization are most likely the two primary reasons why roughly 2.3 million people made math errors on their tax returns in 2013, the most recent year for which IRS data is available.

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  2. Process helps reduce number of juvenile detentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Last year, 145 children, most of them teenagers, were secured at the Bartholomew County Youth Services Center , according to center records. What's more, there's no evidence that more young offenders are going out committing additional offenses as a result of not being locked up than in the previous 10 years, Heather Mollo , Bartholomew County juvenile magistrate, told The Republic .

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  3. Senate bill would let families choose to receive $5,000 in education assistanceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Policy Center

    Senator Michael Baumgartner has introduced SB 6079 , to allow families that choose to receive up to $5,000 of the average $7,400 in public money the state spends per child. Parents can use the money to access educational services for children at public or private schools.

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  4. Conservative Media's Fantasy That Obama Leaked Info On Israel's Nuclear CapabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Media Matters for America

    Right-wing media are up in arms over the Department of Defense's release of a 1987 report suggesting Israel has nuclear capabilities, claiming the acknowledgement of the country's nuclear program is an "unprecedented" "leak" and act of "treachery" from the White House. In reality, the Bush administration declassified information on Israel's nuclear program years ago, and the DOD only released the 1987 report after years of fighting a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

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  5. Flag Officer AssignmentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | U.S. Department of Defense

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments: Rear Adm.

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  6. Children's Guild names program director of residential servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The Children's Guild named Lisa Anderson program director of residential services. She brings more than 11 years of experience in the behavioral health field.

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  7. Washakie Renewable Energy, LLC settles violations.Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | ThomasNet

    U.S. EPA and U.S. DOJ announced settlement with Utah-based Washakie Renewable Energy, LLC, which resolves allegations that the company generated invalid renewable fuel credits worth more than $2 million. From January to October of 2010, Washakie generated more than 7.2 million Renewable Identification Numbers and reported to EPA that it produced biodiesel associated with those RINs at its Plymouth, Utah facility.

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  8. Sen. Rubio and Rep. Jordan Introduce Bill to End D.C.'s Strict Anti-Gun LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan want to cancel Washington D.C.'s strict anti-gun laws and have introduced legislation to get the job done. Of course, the District of Columbia is a federal enclave and is ultimately governed by the federal government.

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  9. U.S./World: Ted Cruz seeks to overturn LGBT-inclusive D.C. lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Q-Notes

    Published: March 27, 2015 in Beyond the Carolinas Updated: March 26, 2015 at 6:04 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on March 18 filed a resolution seeking to overturn the District of Columbia's 2014 Human Rights Amendment Act that protects LGBT students from discrimination at D.C. based religious schools. A second resolution would upend D.C.'s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 , which prevents employers from taking action against workers based on their decision to use birth control or seek an abortion.

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  10. "Obama Gives Nuclear Secrets to Terrorists"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    The headline reads "Obama Release Of Secret Report On Israel Nukes Betrays Ally" , but the text of the link url belies the original title "Was Release of Nuke Report Meant to Aid Terrorist Iran?" The same administration that refused to divulge what's in its soon-to-be-concluded nuclear "deal" with Iran, last month stealthily released a top-secret 1987 report on Israel's nuclear program - information that might be used by Israel's enemies. The 27-year-old classified report further hints that Israel was developing a hydrogen bomb, with power a thousand times greater than a regular atomic bomb."

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  11. The Church, the law and LGBT rightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    National Catholic Reporter opinoin writer Michael Sean Winters has just produced a three-part examination of how the Church related to legal autorities on employment matters in terms of benefits , taxes and evangelization. As always, read his comments and then read mine .

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  12. Texas AG Objects to Sale of Texans' Personal Data in Radio Shack Bankruptcy CaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Family Badge

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an objection to the sale of the personally identifiable information of 117 million Radio Shack customers. General Paxton released the following statement: "The protection of private, sensitive and personally identifiable information is of growing importance to the people of Texas and to people around the nation.

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  13. Westchester Residents Asked To Help Save 211 HelplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The critical local and statewide service 211, a telephone number that connects people to information about low-cost health and human services in the community, is in jeopardy of being lost unless residents take immediate action. It reaches about 90 percent of the U.S. population, covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada.

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  14. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Friday Financial Five - March 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    If a household examined projected cash flow for the next ten years and forecast a deficit every year, it might be disconcerting. The recent revisions for the Congressional Budget Office do show a slightly lower deficit as a percentage of GDP this year, thanks to increased output for the country.

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  15. Gov. Tomblin Announces Transportation Alternatives, Recreational Trails Program GrantsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Huntington News

    Huntington will receive $850,000 in WV Division of Highways and Federal Highway Administration Transportation Alternative Program and Recreational Trail Program grants for the Old Main Corridor Project and the Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the West Virginia Division of Highways and the Federal Highway Administration's West Virginia Division Office to award over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program and Recreational Trails Program grants to 42 projects across West Virginia "Today's grant presentations are the start of many anticipated infrastructure improvements in cities and towns across the Mountain State," Gov. Tomblin said.

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  16. Insider Selling: Patti H. Ongman Sells 3,765 Shares of Macy's StockRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Macy's insider Patti H. Ongman sold 3,765 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.38, for a total value of $246,155.70.

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  17. Macy's EVP Sells $163,325.00 in StockRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Macy's EVP Joel A. Belsky sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.33, for a total value of $163,325.00.

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  18. Pot luck: Americans line up for biggest legal marijuana giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    The queue to for free marijuana seeds distributed at the Libertine bar and restaurant in Washington snaked around 18th Street NW. Washington : Washington DC witnessed a massive, public drug deal on Thursday - and for those involved, it was quite a bargain.

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  19. Net Neutrality Critics Slam FCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 3-2 vote in favor of Net neutrality last month hasn't silenced opponents of an open Internet. If anything, the rhetoric from the other side has grown louder and even more heated since the FCC released its 400-page order earlier this month.

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  20. Tractor-trailer plows into Texas interstate bridge, 1 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MySanAntonio.com

    As part of the "Rebuild America" initiative, Whitehouse.gov released a survey of all the bridges and roads in each state including District of Columbia. What they found is that: - 65% of our roads are rated in less than good condition - 25% of our bridges require significant repair or can't handle today's traffic - 45% of Americans lack access to transit Take a look at the condition of bridges and roads in each state, and visit whitehouse.gov for the full report.

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