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THE DARK STATE: How do other states handle public records? – KSHB

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THE DARK STATE: How do other states handle public records?KSHBBut police refused to say why they were conducting a search or provide a report _ and never said the doctor was missing. On Sept. 12, police detectives discovered Brown's body in the woods but did not report her death to the public. Finally on Sept. [...]

Report identifies ways state could use drones – Greensboro News & Record

Report identifies ways state could use dronesGreensboro News & RecordMaterial gathered from drone flights by governments will likely be considered public records under state law, the report said. “However, there are many exceptions and novel legal issues are expected.” The report also discussed the pros and cons of how …Report: Drones have wide government uses [...]

In Washington State, Removing the Mistakes Kids Make From the Public Record – Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

In Washington State, Removing the Mistakes Kids Make From the Public RecordJuvenile Justice Information ExchangeKaitlyn Watson, 18, smokes a cigarette with her lifelong friend Kasey, 16, one of a handful of people Watson knows who are fixtures at the Redmond Regional Library, in the suburbs of Seattle. Watson said her criminal past has made it [...]

State legislators consider commercial record search fee – The Daily Times

State legislators consider commercial record search feeThe Daily TimesThe Tennessee State Legislature is considering a bill to allow county court clerks throughout the state to levy a $5 fee for computer searches involving public records with commercial value. House Bill 2155 is being carried by State Rep. Robert Ramsey …and more »

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ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of Community Group to Obtain Records on State … – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information

ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of Community Group to Obtain Records on State …American Civil Liberties Union News and InformationThe lawsuit, against the RI Department of Corrections and the RI State Police, seeks a court order waiving the significant fees the agencies want to charge ONA before turning over the requested records. ONA filed open [...]

State charging $20000 for EB-5 records request – Rapid City Journal

State charging $20000 for EB-5 records requestRapid City JournalSioux Falls attorney Steven Sandven could buy a new car with the $20,000 South Dakota officials want to charge him for requesting public records on the federal money-for-green-cards EB-5 program. The state Board of Regents wants to charge $15,835 to …

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At Issue: Removal of cases from CCAP – Wisconsin State Journal

At Issue: Removal of cases from CCAPWisconsin State JournalBill Lueders, president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, said the bill is the latest attempt by lawmakers from both parties to prevent the public from seeing online court records. “It's unclear why so many state lawmakers believe their …and more »

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Wake deputies recover wires allegedly used to jump-start NC State Fair ride – Charlotte Observer

Wake deputies recover wires allegedly used to jump-start NC State Fair rideCharlotte ObserverRALEIGH Within a day after the Vortex ride malfunctioned at the North Carolina State Fair and injured five people last fall, investigators suspected that someone had tampered with the ride's safety mechanism, according to a search warrant made public …and more »

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Wildfires, prison fraud, fetal pain law among Idaho’s top 2013 stories – Idaho State Journal

Wildfires, prison fraud, fetal pain law among Idaho's top 2013 storiesIdaho State JournalPRISON CORRUPTION: The Idaho State Police launched a criminal investigation into Corrections Corporation of America for possible contract fraud after a public records request from The Associated Press uncovered evidence that CCA was giving falsified …and more »

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No criminal charges for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston – USA TODAY

No criminal charges for Florida State quarterback Jameis WinstonUSA TODAYThe case did not reach the desk of the State Attorney William Meggs until nearly 11 months after the alleged incident, and only then after media outlets made public records requests to view the case file from the Tallahassee police. "Obviously it would …

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