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Smokers Fighting Back Against Bans In New York State

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Empire State smokers are revolting against a new state law that bans them from lighting up in public parks. Smokers are hopping map about a new rule that prohibits them from using New York's nearly 200 state parks, and as historic sites as ash ...

P.A. Having A Hard Time Enforcing Texting And Driving Law

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Just thirty-one tickets have been issued by state police since the new texting and driving law went into effect nearly two months ago. "Back then, I mean, you saw some people doing it and I'm sure there's people doing it now, it's just being at the ...

America Fails To Land List Of Top 10 Countries For Internet Speed

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Are you ever frustrated with your internet speeds? There's a reason. America may be the most powerful country in the world-- but we are not the fastest online. We're not even close. A group is out with the top nine countries with the fastest ...

New N.Y. Lawyers May Have To Work For Free Before They Can Land A Job

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New lawyers in the Empire state are going to have to provide hours of free legal work before they can join the bar. A New York Court of Appeals chief judge unveiled new licensing regulations requiring new lawyers to donate 50 hours of pro-bono work ...

Federal Judge Stops Texas Law on Women's Health

05.01.12 | Bob Price

A federal judge in Austin has stopped Texas from banning Planned Parenthood from participating in the state's Women's Health Program.

May Day Protests feature Immigrant, labor and Occupy Groups

05.01.12 | Bob Price

The most visible organizing effort by anti-Wall Street groups since Occupy encampments were dismantled last fall are being planned for May Day, a change from recent years when protests on the international workers' holiday focused on immigrant ...

Secret Service to Undergo Ethics Training

05.01.12 | Bob Price

U.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training from professors at Johns Hopkins University following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.

Death of Bin Laden ....One Year Later

05.01.12 | Bob Price

It was on this date one year ago that President Obama declared "justice had been done".

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