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5LINX defendant still on Facebook in prison

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Jason Guck, one of the three founders of a multi-level marketing company convicted of fraud and sentenced to federal prison in Pennsylvania, has apparently been violating prison rules by making Facebook and Instagram posts. “To my knowledge, we weren’t aware ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is larger than life in Washington, D.C., mural

A mural of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, painted by Rose Jaffe, is at 15th and U streets in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Teddy Amenabar

WASHINGTON – In many ways, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already larger than life, with an adoring fandom, a rap-influenced nickname bestowed by admirers and two motion pictures depicting her life. But now, the expression is becoming quite ...

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Family sues for medical vaccine exemption

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The parents of a Yates County boy are suing state and local officials who won’t let their son attend school because the boy has not received some required vaccines. In June, during the worst measles outbreak in decades, state lawmakers ...

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Lawsuit against county dismissed

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A federal lawsuit will continue against a man accused of raping a woman he was supervising in Monroe County’s Work Experience Program (WEP) for people receiving public assistance benefits, but the county and the owner of the building where the ...

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Housing companies allegedly used Facebook ad system to exclude older people

Facebook accounts removals. File photo dated 03/11/15 of a woman using her phone under a Facebook logo. Facebook has announced the removal of hundreds of accounts from the social network originating in the Middle East. Issue date: Friday August 2, 2019. The company said it had found and removed two separate operations involved in "co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour" which was trying to mislead other users. See PA story TECHNOLOGY Facebook. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire URN:44438762 (Press Association via AP Images)

WASHINGTON — Housing companies used Facebook’s ad system to discriminate against older people, according to new human rights charges. Two parties — watchdog nonprofit Housing Rights Initiative and a Washington, D.C., woman seeking to lead a class-action group — filed ...

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N.Y. teen fatally stabbed as peers filmed, police say

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The final bell rang Monday at Oceanside High School, and before long more than 50 teenagers had gathered in a strip mall parking lot a few blocks away. One was Khaseen Morris, 16. He was told to show up. One ...

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New York judge resigns after compliant about noose posting

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ALBANY — An upstate New York town judge resigned following a complaint about a Facebook post that featured a noose, a Trump campaign slogan and a phrase about making “evil people” fear punishment. The New York State Commission on Judicial ...

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Sonia Sotomayor among inductees to National Women’s Hall of Fame

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is no stranger to adversity, having grown up in housing projects amid poverty and hardship. Her father died when she was nine, leaving her mami to raise their two children alone. Yet her mami—who ...

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VLSP announces pro bono awards

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The Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc. will honor three “Pro Bono Heroes” on Oct. 3 at the Art of Lawyering event at Village Gate. This is the first year VLSP is naming Pro Bono Heroes in three ...

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Morgan down to just eight managed properties after sale of eight others to downstate firm

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A Rockland County-based real estate investment firm has bought eight apartment properties that were formerly owned and managed by developer Robert Morgan. Berkley Properties LLC of Nanuet earlier this month completed the purchase of Wedgewood West in Henrietta and Brockport ...

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