An event held by a Lancaster church to impact young adults was planned more than a year ago, but coincidentally fell just a week after a member of their congregation was found dead.
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A person with firsthand knowledge of a drug dealer’s confession to killing four young Pennsylvania men says the man killed them after he felt cheated or threatened during three drug transactions and then burned their bodies.
For the first time in a long time, trial judges in North Carolina have independent research assistance for complicated cases and questions of law.
The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) launched the N.C. Judicial Fellowship program in April after a recommendation from the N.C. Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (NCCALJ).
The Fellowship is currently staffed by a director and four fellows, with four more to be added in August. Fellows provide independent legal research and writing support to the state’s 370-plus superior and district court judges.
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Since Democrats uniformly oppose the effort, McConnell needs the votes of 50 of the 52 GOP senators to prevail.
Disclosing a series of emails, President Donald Trump’s eldest son revealed he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government.
Does it feel like your paycheck never goes as far as it used to?
Do you scratch your head when leaders in Raleigh talk about how great our economy is doing?
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Now that the lackluster, uninspiring, harmful, disappointing, and misguided public school budget has become law, it is time to look towards next year’s priorities. By failing to adequately address the needs of our public schools in the 2017 budget, General Assembly leaders have much work to do in 2018. Any 2018 education agenda should focus on restoring adequate funding to our schools, increasing efforts to improve the recruitment and retention of educators, and providing the necessary supports to give low-income students the tools needed to succeed.
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Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee.