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March 2017

Jeff Sessions Versus Legal Cannabis: What Everyone Needs to Know Now

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has contradicted himself on cannabis policy He’s called cannabis “only slightly less awful” than heroin. A bigger industry than the dot-com era hangs in the balance. Sessions’ fondness for the drug war could again fill courts and prisons. Judging by headlines over the past months, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the…

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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through…

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North Dakota Water Protectors face trumped up charges from Morton County

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Law enforcement in Morton County made over 700 arrests since last September First signs of Morton County’s inability to handle the legal proceedings for mass arrests are beginning to show Those arrested were given numbers that were written on their arm with marker Angie Spencer uploaded two pictures to her Facebook account that shows her…

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That New Information on the Shooting of Mike Brown Isn’t as Damning as You Think

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A viral article incorrectly claimed Officer Darren Wilson said Mike Brown didn’t reach for his gun. The Root failed to take into account grand jury testimony. Officers did use the n-word, but there are viable reasons. This information has been available since December. Comments made in court by Officer Darren Wilson — who fatally shot…

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Rachel Pietro arrested after child abuse video goes viral on social media

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Rachel Pietro recorded herself abusing two children in what appeared to be a threat against a man named “John” Jennifer Black uploaded the video to her Facebook Thursday morning The video was shared over 75,000 times in only 13 hours Pietro was seen on another livestream being walked out of her residence in handcuffs UPDATE 10:42…

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Convicted murderer Jordan McCready continues to brag about kicking 13-year-old Jon Wilson to death from prison

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In 2011 17-year-old Jordan McCready kicked 13-year-old Jon Wilson to death on the streets of Kilmarnock Wilson was found covered in blood and struggling to breathe Medics discovered Wilson had irreversible brain damage from the attack Wilson died the next day from the severity of his injuries McCready told police he was “glad” he had…

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Aunt Takes to Social Media to Condemn Bullying Condoned by Middle School

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A 13-year-old transgender girl was physically assaulted at school for being ‘different’ School staff did not report the attack because video footage wasn’t clear The student has been the target of hate crimes at school Staff, in some cases, joined the bullying Middle school can be a social minefield for even the most conformist of…

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As Winter Storm Stella moves in Sentinels continue to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Sentinels continue to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Winter Storm Stella The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is guarded by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment The tomb is guarded 365 days a year since July 1, 1937 The Unknown Soldier was selected by US Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger in 1921 As many across the…

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Representative Luis Gutierrez handcuffed by federal police at ICE headquarters

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Representative Luis Gutierrez was handcuffed after refusing to leave a meeting with ICE officials on Monday afternoon Gutierrez led the sit-in that began after a 10:00 am meeting Gutierrez was briefly handcuffed and threatened with arrest for refusing to leave In February Gutierrez was barred from entering a meeting with ICE Director Thomas Homan Illinois Representative…

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15-year-old Alicia Rose Mitzel still missing possibly from Standing Rock Camp site

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Despite rumors on social media 15-year-old Alicia Rose Mitzel is still missing Mitzel was last seen on October 25, 2016 in West Fargo, North Dakota Her parents believe she was trying to go join the Standing Rock encampment Mitzel’s father spoke on Wicapi Otto’s livestream Monday night A concerned family is still trying to get…

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