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Guv wants to toughen texting, driving laws

In an attempt to reduce what a Centers for Disease Control study indicated is the leading cause of death among teen drivers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to toughen a law addressing texting and driving. Progress has been made in ...

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Feds must stop writing gibberish under new law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is rolling out a new official language of sorts: plain English. That's right: Pursuant to regulations promulgated thereunder and commencing in accordance with a statute signed herein by President Barack Obama ...

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States seek to make it safer to find love online

HARTFORD, Conn. — Something just didn’t seem right when Ilana Angel met her Internet date at a bar. He furtively looked around the room and immediately suggested they go someplace else in his car, leaving hers behind at the bar. Aware of the risks of that come with looking for love online ...

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Online gambling laws challenged

Last week, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the FBI announced the indictment of 11 defendants (including the founders of three large Internet poker sites) with bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling offenses.

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