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NYPD kills door, throws coffee table at woman in over $ 20 dust

STATEN ISLAND, NY – A man broke into a New Brighton home before dawn, beat up another man and threw a coffee table at a woman in a fight for more than $ 20, authorities said. The suspect, Ollie Harrell, 58, of Butler Terrace in New Brighton, was arrested on …

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Biden revises small business loans to reach minority small businesses

WASHINGTON (Nation Now– US President Joe Biden on Monday announced changes to target more federal pandemic assistance to the country’s smaller businesses and businesses owned by women and people of color. Biden says many of these family businesses “were pushed aside” by big business seeking federal funds early in the …

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NTSB plans to destroy the reconstructed wreckage of flight TWA 800 that was used for training

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to destroy the reconstructed wreckage of flight TWA 800, as it is no longer needed as a training tool. 25 years ago, on July 17, the Boeing 747 bound for Paris exploded off Long Island a few minutes after taking off from JKK …

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California App. Court (4th Dist) confirms the refusal of the request to force arbitration

The California Court of Appeals, Fourth Appeals District, recently upheld a trial court order dismissing the defendant’s motion to force arbitration. In that decision, the Court ruled that the plaintiffs’ complaint and claim for relief did not limit the remedies sought to class members only, but rather encompassed all consumers …

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NAACP, Pioneer Valley Project Criticize Pace of Springfield Police Reform, Call on Justice Department to Issue ‘Consent Order’

SPRINGFIELD – Claiming the city has not acted quickly enough to tackle police misconduct in the seven months since a critical Justice Department report, two local groups opposed to police brutality are calling for intervention federal government to force the city’s hand. Officials from the Pioneer Valley Project and the …

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Roker Roundup: Former mackem praises McGeady; Sunderland defender returns from loan

Meyler praises McGeady Aiden McGeady scored a point for Sunderland in the decisive game with Peterborough United on Monday afternoon with a gently pulled free kick. Speaking on OTB AM the next morning, former Sunderland midfielder David Meyler was full of praise for his fellow Irish former international. Meyler admitted …

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Murder conviction upheld, but case referred to trial court to correct dual criminality issue

ANN ARBOR, MI – A man convicted of murder and second degree murder for the same murder will return to trial court to correct a flagrant violation of the double criminality rule. The Michigan Court of Appeals issued an opinion Thursday, Jan.21, upholding the conviction of Darrick Duffin who was …

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The U.S. Federal Government and the Hydrogen Economy 2021 – Energy and Natural Resources

As discussed in Holland & Knight’s Making a Hydrogen Economy blog series, hydrogen has a huge opportunity to play a key role in global decarbonization efforts in dozens of industries and applications. However, to realize the full potential of hydrogen and ensure that green hydrogen is able to play a …

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Largest coat drive ‘by far’ collects 1,500 items for Muskegon County pantries

MUSKEGON, MI – The Lakeshore United Way raised its biggest prize for donated winter items this year after nearly canceling its annual coat drive. Not knowing how to safely organize a donation event due to COVID-19, the United Way decided to suspend the ride – until the coats started pouring …

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Officials push for $ 15million fine at Edenville dam, citing ‘blatant’ disregard for security

WASHINGTON, DC – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) investigative and law enforcement officials urge agency to act on proposed $ 15 million fine against former dam owner from mid-Michigan that collapsed last spring and triggered catastrophic flooding. In a February 3 filing, five senior FERC officials, including Larry Parkinson, director …

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