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Federal appeals court panel rules in favor of D.C. gun law
The Washington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A federal appeals court panel recently upheld the district's authority to impose a system of handgun registration and rejected a challenge to the city's ban on semiautomatic assault rifles and large-capacity ammunition clips. More

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2 injured on motorcycle sue Indianapolis over police crash
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Two people who were seriously injured when an intoxicated Indianapolis police officer collided with their stopped motorcycle are seeking unspecified damages from the officer, the police department and the city in at least the third civil suit over the case, including two in the past week. More

Judge delays welfare cuts, says state didn't follow the rules
Detroit Free Press    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A federal judge recently ordered the state to temporarily stop enforcing a new law ending cash assistance to 11,162 poor Michigan families who have collected welfare for at least 48 months. The state did a poor job of notifying the recipients, giving them less than three weeks to plan for the end of assistance, U.S. District Judge Paul Borman wrote in his opinion, granting a temporary restraining order against the cuts. More

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The end of human resources as we know it
Human Resource Executive    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The challenges are great, and a new kind of human resources executive is emerging to meet them. In the process, these strategic leaders are turning our traditional concept of human resources on its head. Here are five major forces that are driving the changes that will end human resources as we know it by the year 2020. More

Lawmakers urged to pass concussion guidelines
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Concussion survivors, medical professionals and the head of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association strongly urged passage of a bill that would develop guidelines on head injuries and set rules for handling young athletes hurt on the field. More

Massachusetts: More than $90 million in insured losses from Hurricane Irene
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Hurricane Irene has thus far caused more than $90 million in insured losses in Massachusetts. Hurricane Irene, which affected the East Coast from South Carolina to Maine late in August, has generated about 28,500 claims in Massachusetts, according to the state Division of Insurance, a part of the state Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. More

New York skateboarders go before Saratoga Springs City Council, ask for permission to dig out skate bowl
The Saratogian    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The City Council recently heard from local skateboarders and discussed how to address their concerns over the city's currently defunct skate bowl. "We have a problem," said Charlie Samuels, a 50-year-old skateboarder who has taken up the cause of digging out the skate bowl at the East Side Rec skate park. More

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