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This Text is a Scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is sending out a warning about a new scam involving text messages about unemployment insurance. [caption id="attachment_33864" align="alignright" width="326"] If you receive a text like this, do not respond to it.[/caption] If you received a text like the one pictured, do not respond to it or click any attachments...

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Legal News Roundup: April 7

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Ohio's new 'stand your ground' law goes into effect [caption id="attachment_33846" align="alignright" width="298"] Ohio Governor Mike DeWine[/caption] WBNS - A law expanding where Ohioans can use lethal force in self-defense went into effect Tuesday. The measure expands the so-called “stand your ground” right from...

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FBI Issues Warning About Fake Vaccine Cards

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a new warning to the public: if you make or buy a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, you are breaking the law. The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General and the FBI are advising the public to be aware of: [caption id="attachment_33855" align="alignright"...

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Legal News Roundup: March 31

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Two Capitol Police Officers Sue Donald Trump [caption id="attachment_33714" align="alignright" width="356"] Donald Trump faces a lawsuit over the Capitol riots. Photo via Julio Cortez/AP[/caption] The Washington Post - Two Capitol Police officers who battled the mob of Donald Trump supporters that stormed the Capitol...

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Legal News Roundup: March 24

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. "Hey, stop that vehicle, that lady is drunk" Court News Ohio - Ohio’s highest court is set to hear arguments on whether a passerby’s warning justified a drunken driving stop in a case both sides agree could change how people can alert authorities to...

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Legal News Roundup: March 17

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. [caption id="attachment_33254" align="alignright" width="366"] Graham Ivan Clark was the mastermind of a Twitter scheme. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office | Twitter][/caption] Florida Teen Pleads Guilty to Hacking Twitter Accounts of Biden, Celebrities Tampa Bay Times - The teen who took control of well-known Twitter accounts...

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Legal News Roundup: March 10

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Judge Orders LA Sheriff to Name Officers Who Shared Kobe Bryant Crash Photos [caption id="attachment_33197" align="alignright" width="280"] Wreckage from the fatal crash[/caption] Courthouse News Service - The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department cannot block Kobe Bryant’s widow from getting the names of four deputies...

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Legal News Roundup: March 3

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Texas, Mississippi to end mask mandates, allow businesses to reopen at full capacity [caption id="attachment_33124" align="alignright" width="379"] Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reopened the state.[/caption] ABC News - Governor Greg Abbott ended Texas' statewide mask mandate and announced an executive order to allow all...

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Women’s History Month 2021

Women's History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. It has been observed every March in the United States since 1987. Background The actual celebration of Women’s History Month grew out of a weeklong celebration of women’s contributions to culture, history and society organized by the school district of Sonoma,...

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Legal News Roundup: February 24

Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Grand jury declines to charge officers in Daniel Prude's death CBS News - New York's attorney general announced no officers will be charged following an investigation into the death of Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old Black man who died after being restrained by Rochester police...

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