6/25/2017

6/24/2017

NPR News: Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'

Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'
The court upheld a regulation preventing a Wisconsin family from developing part of their land, denying them government compensation. The decision is a huge win for regulators and environmentalists.

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NPR News: Third Former Vanderbilt Football Player Found Guilty in Rape of Unconscious Student

Third Former Vanderbilt Football Player Found Guilty in Rape of Unconscious Student
A Nashville, Tenn., jury convicted 23-year-old Brandon Banks in the 2013 gang rape of a fellow student. Two former teammates have also been convicted and another has yet to be tried.

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6/23/2017

NPR News: North Carolina Televangelist Indicted On Charges Of Tax Crimes

North Carolina Televangelist Indicted On Charges Of Tax Crimes
The televangelist and author of books on faith and finances has allegedly carried out various forms of tax fraud for more than a decade, according to a grand jury's indictment.

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NPR News: Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage

Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage
A weedkiller called dicamba, which farmers hoped could banish herbicide-resistant weeds, has become a plague itself in Arkansas. The state's regulators just voted to ban it for 120 days.

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NPR News: Supreme Court Sides With Wisconsin In Property Rights Case

Supreme Court Sides With Wisconsin In Property Rights Case
The Supreme Court sided with the state of Wisconsin on Friday in a land dispute case. The justices upheld Wisconsin court rulings that the family was not entitled to compensation over development regulations that block the sale of the family's adjacent lot.

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NPR News: Mistrial Declared Again In Case Against Cincinnati Ex-Cop Ray Tensing

Mistrial Declared Again In Case Against Cincinnati Ex-Cop Ray Tensing
The case against former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has just ended in a mistrial. The jury was unable to reach agreement against Tensing for fatally shooting Sam DuBose during a traffic stop in 2015.

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