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Jason Cisneroz, a community service officer in Houston, is troubled. His job in the nation's fourth largest city is to forge good relations between the police and Hispanic immigrants, a population typically wary of blue uniforms. "A couple of days ago there was a witness to a burglary of a motor vehicle," he said. "She saw the suspects run to a certain place and with items they stole from a car, but she was afraid to come to police, she was in fear they would ask for her papers." Police…
05.25 / 10:18
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At 43 years old, Katina Johnson is planning her high school graduation party. It's been about thirty years since she dropped out of middle school when she found out she was pregnant. Even before then, though, she'd never had a stable education. Her mother was addicted to drugs and moved her around a lot before she died when Johnson was just 12 years old. "That was the last time I even seen the inside of a school," she says. More than 88 percent of American adults have finished high school.…
05.25 / 10:18
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If you fly into Haines, Alaska, you'll be on a prop plane so small that your pilot will call the roll. "Melissa." Yup. "Mary." Yes. "Joseph?" Right here. Just 2,500 people live in Haines — a small town in southeast Alaska surrounded by water. The scenery is incredible, with snowy mountains and lush green forest beyond. The city center is just a few blocks, with several bars, a few restaurants and a beautiful, award-winning library. But lately, this idyllic place has been roiled by a bitter …
05.25 / 10:18
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Navajo families won’t have to wait as long to get home-site leases approved because of a decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to get out of the approval process. The post BIA steps out of home-site lease OKs appeared first on Navajo T…
05.25 / 10:16
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The Trump Organization appears to be making only a limited effort to live up to President Trump's promise to give the U.S. Treasury all foreign profits from his hotels and resorts, according to documents released in recent days. Trump made the promise in mid-January as a way to avoid violating the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause , which prohibits a president from accepting gifts and payments from foreign governments. The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has pushed…
05.25 / 09:56
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jxGw4kc8BE Body cameras are spreading fast through American policing, and they're generating an ocean of video. Axon, a company that provides secure cloud storage for police departments, says it's received more than 4 million hours' worth of video uploads from its clients. Almost without exception, those videos are controlled by the law enforcement agencies that created them. Some are now challenging that practice and proposing alternatives. Alex Vitale,…
05.25 / 09:56
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Jason Cisneroz, a community service officer in Houston, is troubled. His job in the nation's fourth largest city is to forge good relations between the police and Hispanic immigrants, a population typically wary of blue uniforms. "A couple of days ago there was a witness to a burglary of a motor vehicle," he said. "She saw the suspects run to a certain place and with items they stole from a car, but she was afraid to come to police, she was in fear they would ask for her papers." Police…
05.25 / 09:56
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMDtibc13fc A video went viral earlier this week showing a sea lion grabbing a six-year-old Canadian girl's dress and pulling her into the water from a dock in Richmond, British Columbia. The girl's fast-acting grandfather jumped into the harbor and pulled her to safety. During the ordeal, she received a superficial wound and is being treated for a possible bacterial infection. Marine life experts had warned she could be at risk for getting a rare infection…
05.25 / 08:58
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The top three editors of Downtown Devil say farewell as they prepare to graduate and pass on their roles for the next school year. Sarah Jarvis, Managing Editor For the past four years, I’ve seen Downtown Devil fill a host of roles for students. It’s been a place for us to test our reporting chops, The post Devil’s Advocate: Farewell from our graduating editors appeared first on Downtown Dev…
05.25 / 08:48
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMDtibc13fc A video went viral earlier this week showing a sea lion grabbing a six-year-old Canadian girl's dress and pulling her into the water from a dock in Richmond, British Columbia. The girl's fast-acting grandfather jumped into the harbor and pulled her to safety. During the ordeal, she received a superficial wound and is being treated for a possible bacterial infection. Marine life experts had warned she could be at risk for getting a rare infection…
05.25 / 08:17
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In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the Glendale Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to e…
05.25 / 07:58
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The Friday prior to Memorial Day weekend has been designated by the American Cancer Society and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention as “Don’t Fry Day,” to encourage sun safety awareness. Do…
05.25 / 07:58
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A collision involving a train closed Bethany Home Road at Grand Avenue the morning of May 22 when a vehicle was struck by a…
05.25 / 07:41
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Foundation for Senior Living (FSL’s) Adult Day Health Services (ADHS) is hosting a Memorial Day event to remember fallen soldiers, recognize Veterans and their families who continue to serve in the m…
05.25 / 07:41
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The biggest Bike Night in the Valley has two more shows. In association with Cyclerides.com, Westgate Bike Night takes place 5 to 9 p.m. May 25 and June 1 at WaterDance Plaza at Westgate, 6751 N.…
05.25 / 07:41
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In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the Glendale Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to e…
05.25 / 07:41
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One suspect was killed and a second injured after a shooting between a police officer and a suspect May…
05.25 / 07:41
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Richard Singer, Director of Consulting Services for the National Golf Foundation, is one of the consultants the Town has hired to help them decide what course of action to take with the golf courses and restaurant at the Oro Valley Community Center. Mr. Singer authors a blog called “Golf Operations Guru” for which he wrote the following article that appeared in March 2014. We quote directly from his posting entitled: “Municipal Golf Course Renovations – Often…
When Lake Havasu High School graduating senior Tyler Sholl walks off of campus for the last time today, she will take with her fond memories of being active in school and finding a voice in helping…
05.25 / 06:42
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Chip Shilosky will step down as the Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau’s interim president, to be replaced by a Havasu n…
05.25 / 06:42
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