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Illinois mom who watched 3 kids drown fights for new family

...were taken away by child protection authorities last year after a doctor recognized Ware as the former Hamm.A Cook County judge on Friday will decide whether the children of Amanda and Leo Ware were abused and neglected, even without evidence...
Nation and World
Judges eye legality of grand jury process in Penn State case

...determine what might be incriminating," Roberto said.The appeals were launched after a January order by Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover that rejected defense attacks on the fairness and legality of the process.Hoover ruled that Baldwin had...
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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

...together to the Dade County courthouse and asked for a marriage license. But she was white and he was black, and a county judge turned them away.Two months earlier, the United States Supreme Court had struck down laws across the country forbidding...
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Despite order, office refuses to issue gay marriage license

...eyes. "This is how gay people are treated in this country. This is what it's like. This is how it feels."The county judge executive's secretary, Lois L. Hawkins, started to cry with him. She declined to comment, except to say it broke...
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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...vacation house off its foundation and smash it into a bridge. Only pieces of the home have been found, according to Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.One person who was rescued from the home told workers that the other 12 inside were all connected to two...
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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

...moving car when she grabbed the knife and began stabbing him.In separately sentencing the couple, Northumberland County Judge Charles Saylor said he found it difficult to comprehend their indifference to the value of human life."Poor Mr...
Wash. minimum wage jumps to $9.32 an hour in 2014

...Airport, which is operated by the Port of Seattle.Supporters of the measure said in a statement they would appeal the county judge's decision by filing a petition with the state Supreme Court Monday.Alaska Airlines Group and other businesses are...
Northwest Digest

...evaluation at Western State Hospital found Liggett legally insane. Liggett was sentenced last Tuesday before Thurston County Judge Thomas McPhee. Gannett newspaper publisher retiring OLYMPIA, Wash. - Bob Ritter, president and publisher of The...
Prohibition is a losing proposition

...for Congress as a Republican and used to lock up drug dealers as a federal prosecutor, a man who served as an Orange County judge for 25 years. And what are we talking about? He's begging me to tell you we need to legalize drugs in America...
Same-sex couple's wedding a first for Ill. official Wednesday in front of more than 20 friends at their high-rise home on the city's North Side. A Cook County judge officiated, and a close friend who deemed himself the "flower girl" tossed red rose petals and the couple kissed...


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