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Officer fired for allegedly beating woman while on a domestic call

By Mary Owen TribLocal reporter Friday at 2:28 p.m. A Joliet police officer has been fired after allegedly using excessive force while responding to a domestic dispute earlier this month at a motel. Officer Thomas O’Connor, a four-year veteran of the Joliet Police Department, was alone when he responded to …

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In Chicago SEIU Says: No Homemade School Lunches

Michelle Malkin (in the weekly Washington Times 12/26/11, P 35) tells us that the Chicago School system does not allow kids to bring lunches from home. The Chicago Tribune further explains that the only exception is if the kid has a note from a doctor requiring something special for health …

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Republic Windows, redux? Workers occupy Goose Island plant

February 23, 2012|By Alejandra Cancino | Tribune reporter A group of about 65 workers who occupied a Goose Island window factory in 2008 have once again locked themselves inside the plant in a desperate move to save their jobs. California-based Serious Energy said Thursday it is closing the plant’s doors …

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Hidden Taxes – Tax Code Itself

Taxation in The United States is horrible, but aside from the high tax rates there is a hidden tax, actually several, but here is one type of hidden tax we will focus on now. The tax that is the tax code itself. When government makes complicated laws, with all sorts …

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White House press secretary Jay Carney said Monday that he didn’t have any reaction to Paul’s “police state” comments.

Ron Paul, who is one of four remaining Republican candidates for president, disagreed Monday afternoon. Paul said after he confirmed the incident involving Rand Paul on his Twitter page that it showed why the TSA should be eliminated. Link

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Exclusive: ‘Digital DNA’ May Soon Be Required To Take SAT And ACT Exams

Stony Brook Scientists Create What They Say Is Foolproof Way To Defeat Fraud January 23, 2012 8:45 PM If you plan on taking college entrance tests in the future you may be subjected to a new “digital DNA” scan, one that researchers say can’t be beaten by fraud. (Photo courtesy: …

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Who Should Have Access to Student Records?

Education data can be useful, but privacy experts are concerned about data misuse. By Jason Koebler January 19, 2012 Since “No Child Left Behind” was passed 10 years ago, states have been required to ramp up the amount of data they collect about individual students, teachers, and schools. Personal information, …

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Supreme Court says search warrants needed when police use GPS devices to track suspects

By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, January 23, 10:02 AM WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects. The GPS device helped authorities link Washington, D.C., nightclub owner Antoine Jones to a suburban house used to …

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WE READ THE MEGAUPLOAD INDICTMENT PAPERS SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

In less than 24 hours, Megaupload has gone from the world’s largest broadcaster of pirated material to the most interesting criminal case in US digital law. Megaupload’s seizure came just a few hours after the news broke that its CEO was Swizz fucking Beatz, leaving the world’s head spinning as …

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When It Comes to Cell Phone Privacy, You’re an Open Book

By BRUCE WATSON Few people would willingly carry around a device that tracks their movements, records their conversations, and keeps tabs on all the people they talk to. But, according to documents recently released by the American Civil Liberties Union, cell phone companies are doing all of that — and …

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HACKERS RETALIATE

Vocal critics of the U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, and Protect IP Act (PIPA), quickly showed their opposition to the shutdown of Megaupload.com, with hackers attacking the public websites of the Justice Department, the world’s largest music company Universal Music, and the two big trade groups that represent …

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*** UPDATED x8 – Dold opposes – Manzullo opposes – Biggert opposes – Quigley straddles – Schakowsky opposes – Walsh opposes – Hultgren opposes – Kinzinger also opposes *** Kirk announces PIPA/SOPA opposition

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012 * As you can tell by the black banner at the top of this page, today is a national day of protest over stupid attempts by Congress to dangerously meddle with the 1st Amendment and the Internet’s functioning. Click here for more info about the legislation. …

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