At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...Department of Corrections debuted a new inmate telephone system operated by a Texas-based firm...handing over name, address, email and telephone number to a permitted database.It's...prisoners to have reasonable access to a telephone, and even the state's regulatory arm...
Nationals fire manager Williams after only 2 seasons

...all important. Communication in the clubhouse, communication within the coaching staff, is vital," Rizzo said during a telephone conference call. "Experience is always helpful. It always adds a layer of expertise to anybody's resume. We feel that...
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Recreational pot users score bud at Oregon shops

...folks in Oregon, but nationwide - anytime people start selling that as an alternative to alcohol or tobacco," he said in a telephone interview.Brad Zusman, co-owner of Canna Daddy's in Portland, said more than 90 customers bought pot in the first...
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

...Research Inc., a Colorado-based firm that typically supports Democratic candidates and causes. Harstad was to conduct a telephone survey of voters.Nationwide, higher voter turnout has favored liberal candidates. Poorer and minority voters tend to vote...
State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

...NEW YORK (AP) - New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small increases in Kansas, Minnesota...
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Pot board turns down marijuana clubs

...industry. One offended person, listening in on the teleconferenced meeting, blasted a recorded message across the open telephone line for several minutes before board employees were able to mute the line.Clubs' proponents say they are the marijuana...
Rutgers coach suspended for contact over academic status

...a woman he was once romantically involved with following the Scarlet Knights' loss to Washington State on Saturday.In a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Barchi said he hopes this doesn't hurt the reputation of New Jersey's flagship state...
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Military in Burkina Faso confirms coup

...been head of the elite presidential guard under Compaore and was his longtime aide, was now in charge of the nation.In a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Diendere also criticized the electoral code and vowed that elections would go forward...
Nation and World
California wildfires wipe out more than 180 homes

...after a separate wildfire to the southeast destroyed at least 81 homes.Residents fled from Middletown, dodging smoldering telephone poles, downed power lines and fallen trees as they drove through billowing smoke.Whole blocks of houses were burned in...
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New year, old topics

...Conference Executive Director Shelly Wright said the top issue at the conference will be the state's ferry system.Wright, in a telephone interview from the ferry Matanuska, said she's hoping for a "real open conversation" about the struggling system...
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