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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official

    Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official
    HARTFORD — The state Auditors of Public Accounts have begun an inquiry into a decision by the office of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to let a Bridgeport Democratic Party official keep his notary public license in 2011, despite his failure...
  • Fire Captain Alleges Intimidation Over Testimony On Suspended Firefighter

    Fire Captain Alleges Intimidation Over Testimony On Suspended Firefighter
    HARTFORD — A fire department captain has alleged in a sworn complaint that Deputy Chief Terry Waller told the captain that his career could be in jeopardy if he testified against a firefighter who had been suspended for repeated on-duty alcohol...
  • Agent Orange-related care hoped to expand for veterans

    Retired Air Force Reserve Maj. Wes Carter almost didn't travel to Washington, D.C. last week where, to his surprise, he heard an independent panel of scientists verify what he had dogged the Air Force and Department of Veterans Affairs about for almost...
  • Wait times at Hampton VA have worsened in recent years

    Wait times at Hampton VA have worsened in recent years
    Wait times at the Hampton VA Medical Center — reportedly among the longest in the country — have been getting worse, not better, over the last five years, according to documents obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act....
  • Judge orders release of emails in James Brown estate lawsuit

    A judge says South Carolina officials must release emails concerning the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate. Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. on Friday told the...
  • Apple steps up lobbying in Washington amid push into health apps

    Tim Cook recently traveled to an unfamiliar destination for an Apple Inc. chief executive officer: The U.S. Capitol. During the trip last month, Cook posed for a photo with Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican taking over the Senate Finance Committee...
  • College considered booting al-Qaida blogger, FBI records show

    WASHINGTON A batch of newly released FBI records shows that agents weighed turning a former North Carolina al-Qaida propagandist, Samir Khan, into an informant while the community college he attended considered expelling him over possible security threats...
  • Amid PCB Testing, New Schools For Some Hartford Children

    Amid PCB Testing, New Schools For Some Hartford Children
    HARTFORD — Nearly five months into the academic year, Mille Soto tried explaining to her 4-year-old daughter why she was dropping her off at Wish School Tuesday morning, instead of the usual Clark School. The prekindergartner was fearful and didn'...
  • Midlothian chief: I wasn't serious when I said I'd shoot police dog

    Midlothian chief: I wasn't serious when I said I'd shoot police dog
    Midlothian's police chief said Sunday that he wasn't being serious when he made comments last month that he might shoot the department's police dog. Chief Harold Kaufman said the comments, which were made public over the weekend, followed the...
  • College of DuPage employed radio engineer despite theft conviction

    College of DuPage employed radio engineer despite theft conviction
    The College of DuPage continued to employ the engineer at its campus radio station — and continued to pay bills submitted by his private company — for nearly two years after he was convicted of a felony for using that same business to steal...
  • A matter of records: Newport News erects obstacles to access by imposing excessive costs for documents

    The Tech Center at Oyster Point development was promoted as a critical economic development initiative with the potential to create a good many jobs. Its construction will radically change one of the most prominent intersections in Newport News. And...