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  • Baltimore County school superintendent job draws about 40 candidates

    An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent. Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
  • ACLU to North Carolina officials: Don't make beggars get permits

     
    Panhandling restrictions: Some local officials in North Carolina want panhandlers to obtain a permit before panhandling. The ACLU is not pleased by such proposals....
  • Seminole’s school integration model wins renewed support

     
      Seminole County's public schools got out of a decades old desegregation battle a few years ago in part by subscribing to “socio-economic integration.” Balancing income levels of students among schools achieves the real goal of desegregation,...
  • Paving contractor wanted in Anne Arundel on consumer complaints arrested at South Carolina resort

    A paving contractor wanted by Anne Arundel County police on a warrant charging him with theft for allegedly cheating elderly people in a paving scheme was arrested this week at a South Carolina resort, according to law enforcement authorities. Maj....
  • HOMICIDES IN HAMPTON ROADS FOR 2011

    NEWPORT NEWS Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
  • Bee Swarm Traps Deputy in Patrol Car for 3 Hours

    Bee Swarm Traps Deputy in Patrol Car for 3 Hours
    KNIGHTDALE, NC -- A North Carolina sheriff's deputy was held hostage for three hours in his patrol car Tuesday by a swarm of bees. Wake County Master Deputy Brandon Jenkins was responding to calls of a person possibly being attacked by bees. He found...
  • Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants

    Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants
    Luz Maria Diaz knew what happened to illegal immigrants at the Wake County jail. But her teenage daughters didn't. So when the girls were arrested after fighting on their high school campus in September, they freely admitted that they were born in...
  • Bea Gaddy's Thanksgiving legacy lives on

    Bea Gaddy's Thanksgiving legacy lives on
    Former City Councilwoman Bea Gaddy died of breast cancer in October 2001 at 68, but her legacy lives on with an annual Thanksgiving dinner nearly three decades old that has fed thousands of families searching for a hot holiday meal. A one-time homeless...
  • Dallas County to check immigration database

    Jailers in Dallas County will soon be able to check an inmate's criminal and immigration histories -- simultaneously.       The "Secure Communities" program will expand to more than 50 jails around the country by next spring.       U.S. Immigration...