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Publix at Fault After Man Falls Into Dee…

Chrissie McGee Blount, of Georgia, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against supermarket chain Publix after her husband fell into a deep fryer and died. So reports WSB-TV.

D.C., Maryland File New 'Emoluments' Sui…

The District of Columbia and state of Maryland are suing President Donald Trump, alleging the President violated the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause. So reports CNN.

S.C. AG Issues Warning About Settlement …

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has issued a warning about an online promotion that was created to trick consumers into thinking they are eligible for tobacco settlement money. So...

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Chrissie McGee Blount, of Georgia, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against supermarket chain Publix after her husband fell into a deep fryer and died. So reports WSB-TV.

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The District of Columbia and state of Maryland are suing President Donald Trump, alleging the President violated the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause. So reports CNN.

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has issued a warning about an online promotion that was created to trick consumers into thinking they are eligible for tobacco settlement money. So reports the Times and Democrat.

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Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will continue to collect her $174,000 yearly salary despite being stripped of her duties for driving drunk, being jailed for missing a court date and taking an “extended” trip to a secluded monastery in Thailand. So reports the Associated Press.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed an amendment to the state's 'stand your ground' law, shifting the burden of proof onto prosecutors, who now must show force was used unlawfully in cases when a SYG hearing is requested. So reports Reuters.

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Publix at Fault After Man Falls Into Dee…

Chrissie McGee Blount, of Georgia, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against supermarket chain Publix after her husband fell into a deep fryer and died. So reports WSB-TV.

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