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Ramsey County restricts public use of e-cigarettes

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to include electronic cigarettes in its clean indoor air policy and prohibit use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes within 25 feet of building entrances. By including e-cigarettes in the clean indoor air policy, county leaders have established use of e-cigarettes will not be allowed anywhere conventional cigarettes are not allowed, such as work places, bars and restaurants. Continue Reading →

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Grand juries targeted for change

Shean Williams

Black lawyers nationwide are concerned about “prosecutor’s discretion” whether or not to file charges on police officers who shoot Blacks. The Cochran Firm, founded by late attorney Johnnie Cochran, earlier this summer released a “boiling point” timeline of police-related shootings of Blacks over a 12-month period from July 2014 to July 2015. Continue Reading →

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