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Prosecutor: No charges in death of Black Missouri man

A Missouri prosecutor said Wednesday that he will not charge a white man for killing a Black neighbor, agreeing with the finding of a coroner's inquest that the shooting was justifiable self-defense. Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney David S.

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Greenwood Commonwealth. January 12, 2022.
As cases rise in New Brunswick, opposition calls for stronger action from government

As cases rise in New Brunswick, opposition calls for stronger action from government

FREDERICTON — Two New Brunswick opposition leaders on Wednesday called on the government to take stronger action to curb the high numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations that are projected for the coming weeks.
Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For years, leaders in Tennessee's largest majority-Black city have debated the merits of requiring police officers to live in the county they patrol.
Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For years, leaders in Tennessee's largest majority-Black city have debated the merits of requiring police officers to live in the county they patrol.

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ELECTION 2022-MINNESOTA HOUSE Marquardt joins House members who won't seek reelection ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota state lawmakers who don’t plan to seek reelection continues to grow. Longtime Rep.

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OBIT-BELLECOURT American Indian Movement leader Clyde Bellecourt dies at 85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Clyde Bellecourt, a leader in the Native American struggle for civil rights and a founder of the American Indian Movement, has died. He was 85.
Amid the Omicron crush, Quebec to crack down on unvaccinated with new health tax

Amid the Omicron crush, Quebec to crack down on unvaccinated with new health tax

As infections fuelled by the Omicron variant threaten to overwhelm Canada's health system, the Quebec government on Tuesday took the unprecedented step of promising to tax adult residents who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

MONTREAL — Adult Quebecers who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 will be forced to pay a "significant" financial penalty, Premier François Legault said Tuesday, one day after the sudden resignation of the province's public health director.
New legislative session with focus on COVID-19 recovery

New legislative session with focus on COVID-19 recovery

TRENTON, N.J.