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City Council

‘Disappointing’: Raleigh Police brief City Council on crime increases | #citycouncil

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — In an update to the City Council on Friday on the 2022 Crime Statistics in Raleigh, Chief of Police Estella Patterson said while 2022 was a difficult year, it was a fruitful one in moving the organization forward, as Patterson detailed how Raleigh Police will work to mitigate crime. “We did […]

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Mayor

Oakland mayor says police chief’s leave is not punitive

Oakland mayor says police chief’s leave is not punitive – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News Newly elected Oakland mayor Sheng Thao said the decision to put the city’s police chief on leave was not punitive. Da Lin reports. (1-21-23) Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive […]

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Alabama

Anti-abortion rally March for Life sets its sight on US Capitol | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Anti-abortion activists are once again gathering in Washington for the “March for Life,” but this time something has changed. The annual protest first began the year after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v Wade in 1973, which made abortion legal in the US. It’s been held every year ever since. But last year, just […]

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City Council

Napa City Council to hear report on possible safe firearm storage ordinance, homeless services update | #citycouncil

The Napa City Council on Tuesday is set to hear a report on a potential ordinance to require safe storage of firearms when they’re not in use.  Support local news coverage and the people who report it by subscribing to the Napa Valley Register.  The presentation on safe gun storage, a report by Napa Police […]

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Alabama

Alabama attorney general says people who take abortion pills could be prosecuted | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Alabama’s Republican attorney general said this week that women in the state who use prescription medication to terminate their pregnancies could be prosecuted under a chemical-endangerment law, even though Alabama’s anti-abortion law does not intend to punish women who receive abortions. Steve Marshall made the comments in the wake of a decision earlier […]

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Mayor

The moments defining Jim Kenney’s two terms as Philadelphia mayor

Mayor Jim Kenney. Photo: Matt Rourke/AP As Mayor Jim Kenney focuses on his final year in office, we are looking back at the highs and lows of his two terms so far. Highs Soda tax: Philly became the first large U.S. city to put in place a tax on sugary drinks in 2016, defeating a […]

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Alabama

Perry County Commission Chairman indicted for voter fraud | #elections | #alabama

PERRY COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) – Perry County Commissioner Chairman Albert Turner Jr. has been indicted for voter fraud. According to the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office, Commissioner Albert Turner Jr. was indicted on felony and misdemeanor counts of voter fraud relating to the 2022 primary and general elections. The indictment alleges Turner voted multiple times […]

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Alaska

Right-wing provocateur ‘Baked Alaska’ sentenced to 2 months in prison for Capitol riot charge | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  A far-right internet personality who goes by the pseudonym “Baked Alaska” was sentenced on Tuesday to two months in prison for unlawfully protesting inside the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Anthime Gionet, who livestreamed his breach of the Capitol in a nearly 30-minute video to more than 16,000 people, was […]

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Mayor

New Orleans mayor addresses violent crime

New Orleans mayor speaks on violent crime in new year Updated: 6:14 AM CST Jan 5, 2023 Hide Transcript Show Transcript allergies are messing with me. You have to take *** Claritin real quick, make sure you already sound like medea in the morning. But I’m like man, I don’t wanna sound like too bad, […]

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Alabama

Medicaid expansion, grocery tax cut could help marginalized Alabamians, advocates say | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

MONTGOMERY — Looking ahead to the 2023 legislative session, a group advocating for Alabamians marginalized by poverty plan to push lawmakers to expand Medicaid and end the state sales tax on groceries. Alabama is one of 12 states, including Georgia, that has not expanded Medicaid to cover adults with low incomes; Alabama is one of […]

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