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The struggle to find jobs after jail

...prisoners are rearrested within three years of their release, and half are reincarcerated, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Hutcherson said that, at the job center, he can really can only help people who have worked to address...
Thin Blue Line: JPD struggles to recruit

...of losing its two patrol officers assigned to the downtown walking beat. Those positions were funded by a U.S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant, which was a one-time grant that did not have the option...
Legislative News in Brief

...Gardner, D-Anchorage, introduced SJR25 on Tuesday, which urges the Alaska Department of Law, along with the U.S. Department of Justice, to file a motion to collect $92 million plus interest from Exxon in connection to the 1989 Exxon Valdez...
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Native American groups seek child welfare probe

PORTLAND, Ore. - Four national Native American organizations on Monday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public...
Lawmakers push back on 'federal overreach'

...ourselves just for fear that someone out there may try to challenge it."In an email to The Associated Press, U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Peter Carr would not say whether the federal government would challenge the bill in court."Under...
Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

...Bragg spokeswoman Sheri L. Crowe said the Army would not comment on the case, and referred questions to the U.S. Department of Justice. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina, assigned to defend the Army...
Empire Editorial: A time and policy warp that's dangerous for America

...intrusion is concerned. The recent covert and unprecedented grab of Associated Press phone records by the U.S. Department of Justice must be the proverbial line in the sand against the complete abrogation of personal privacy at home and at...
State election plan gets the go-ahead - for now

...state Elections Division began preparing for an election using those maps, and the board submitted them to the U.S. Department of Justice for "preclearance" approval that they complied with the Voting Rights Act. That act requires that Alaska...
ConocoPhillips delays 2014 Arctic marine drilling

...Discoverer, which drilled in the Chukchi. The Coast Guard has turned over its investigation of the vessel to the U.S. Department of Justice.Problems peaked in late December when the drill vessel Kulluk, a circular barge that operated in the Beaufort...
Feds: NC sheriff and deputies targeted Latinos

RALEIGH, N.C. - A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted arrests...
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