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Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

Tennessee close to banning residency requirements for police

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For years, leaders in Tennessee's largest majority-Black city have debated the merits of requiring police officers to live in the county they patrol.

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ELECTION 2022-MINNESOTA HOUSE Marquardt joins House members who won't seek reelection ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota state lawmakers who don’t plan to seek reelection continues to grow. Longtime Rep.

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OBIT-BELLECOURT American Indian Movement leader Clyde Bellecourt dies at 85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Clyde Bellecourt, a leader in the Native American struggle for civil rights and a founder of the American Indian Movement, has died. He was 85.
Amid the Omicron crush, Quebec to crack down on unvaccinated with new health tax

Amid the Omicron crush, Quebec to crack down on unvaccinated with new health tax

As infections fuelled by the Omicron variant threaten to overwhelm Canada's health system, the Quebec government on Tuesday took the unprecedented step of promising to tax adult residents who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

MONTREAL — Adult Quebecers who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 will be forced to pay a "significant" financial penalty, Premier François Legault said Tuesday, one day after the sudden resignation of the province's public health director.
New legislative session with focus on COVID-19 recovery

New legislative session with focus on COVID-19 recovery

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Neo-Nazi gets 7 years for threats to reporters, activists

Neo-Nazi gets 7 years for threats to reporters, activists

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi who helped lead a campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison — the longest prison term handed out to the participants in the conspiracy.

Cannabis-impaired driving: Here’s what we know about the risks of weed behind the wheel

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Tightening rules for unvaccinated is justified as health system struggles: experts

Tightening rules for unvaccinated is justified as health system struggles: experts

MONTREAL — As Quebec officials consider tightening the rules for the unvaccinated, health experts in the province say expanding the vaccine passport system is justified because of the high number of COVID-19 patients in hospital who have refused to b
Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a slim majority of Canadians support the latest round of lockdowns and other government-imposed restrictions as the Omicron variant continue to fuel an explosion in new COVID-19 infections.