Ex-Virginia governor, wife charged for accepting gifts, loans

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Richmond, VA, United States (4E) – Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are facing corruption charges for allegedly accepting gifts and loans from a businessman in exchange for...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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Freezing cold follows record snowfall in Northeast

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Boston, MA, United States (4E) – After dumping record snowfall to many parts of the Northeast Wednesday, freezing weather is taking over the region through the weekend, meteorologists reported. In the south and...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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Girl, 14, charged in stabbing death of half-sister, 11

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Mundelein, IL, United States (4E) – A girl, 14, was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday for allegedly stabbing to death her half-sister, 11, 30 times, according to prosecutors. The girl initially told...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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Obama launches task force to fight campus sexual assault

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the establishment of a task force that will help schools address and respond to sexual assault on students. Obama described campus...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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In Western N.C., Getting Health Coverage Means Getting Creative

WAYNESVILLE, NC, United States (KaiserHealth) – In the mountains of Western North Carolina, health insurance navigator Julia Buckner spends hours driving around what she calls “God’s Country” — miles and miles of mountains, rivers and winding...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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Catholics hold anti-abortion march, Obama defends ‘reproductive freedom’

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Thousands of priests, nuns and Catholic youths assembled at National Mall and marched to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday for the 41st annual anti-abortion...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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WJAC-TV: “No Evidence” of Shooting at University of Oklahoma

By WJAC Web Staff NORMAN, Okla. – A reported shooting on the University of Oklahoma’s main campus could have been a false alarm, according to authorities. The university’s official Twitter site posted about a shooting incident at Gould Hall just before 12:30...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014

WJAC-TV: PA Court Denies Sandusky Attorney’s Appeal

By WJAC Web Staff BELLEFONTE – The top court in Pennsylvania has denied a request for a hearing to be held on behalf of one of Jerry Sandusky’s defense attorneys regarding potential information leaks to the media regarding the Sandusky child sex abuse trial. The...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014

Corbett Proposes $2.2M Increase in Funding for Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Programs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has offered a preview of his 2014-15 budget proposal with an announcement that he plans to increase funding for rape crisis services and domestic violence programs. “Protecting our citizens and helping them in times of need is one of the core...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014

Scott Pioli joins Falcons as assistant GM

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Atlanta, GA, United States (4E Sports) – The Atlanta Falcons have hired Ex-Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli as assistant general manager effective Feb. 3. Pioli has served as pro personnel coordinator, player...
Posted On 22 Jan 2014
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