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Lawsuit seeks new recourse on for-profit college fraud

Lawsuit seeks new recourse on for-profit college fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women who claim they were defrauded by a for-profit college have sued the Education Department and a private loan servicer in a case their attorneys say could provide a new legal remedy for tens of thousands of students frustrated with the department's inaction on claims seeking loan forgiveness.
The l ... (full story)


Should police get to view bodycam footage immediately?

Should police get to view bodycam footage immediately?

ATLANTA (AP) — The use of body cameras by police has become more widespread, but there remain inconsistencies in how law enforcement agencies around the country deal with the footage, raising concerns among community activists who look to the videos to bring greater transparency to how police interact with citizens.
A new r ... (full story)


Michigan governor cites 'significant' concerns over pipeline

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday he had "significant" concerns after the company that operates twin oil pipelines in a Great Lakes waterway told state officials it had found additional gaps in pipeline coating.
The Republican governor criticized Enbridge Inc. after the Canadian company i ... (full story)


Arkansas pilot recalls 1972 airplane hijacking

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) — Nov. 10, 1972, started like any other day for Walnut Ridge native and pilot Harold Johnson.
He woke up, made his daily drive to Memphis and from there co-piloted a plane with pilot William "Billy Bob" Haas to Birmingham, Alabama. The plane let some passengers off, took a few more on and d ... (full story)


Woman questions trial court’s appointment of guardian for her during divorce

A Cuyahoga County woman going through a divorce contests a decision by the trial court to appoint a guardian ad litem for her, implying that she is incompetent. She argues that Ohio law doesn’t allow a court to declare an adult incompetent without first giving notice and conducting a hearing.
Her case is one of three to be ... (full story)