State Rep. candidate experiences touch screen problem while voting

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Imagine going to the polls and using a touchscreen voting machine to cast your ballot and as you select your choice, you notice it was flipped to something else. That’s exactly what happened to State Representative candidate Jim Moynihan earlier this week.

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State Rep. candidate experiences touch screen problem while voting

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Imagine going to the polls and using a touchscreen voting machine to cast your ballot and as you select your choice, you notice it was flipped to something else. That’s exactly what happened to State Representative candidate Jim Moynihan earlier this week.

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Citizen’s arrest: Activist pulls over cop for driving an unmarked car

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Accountability, Local Government, News, State Government, Transparency, Washington, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Libertarian activist Gavin Seim pulled over a cop in his home state of Washington to draw attention to unlawful traffic stops by police impersonator.

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Local schools feel pinch of drop in education spending

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Education, Illinois, News  /  No Comments

A new study reveals Illinois’ recent education-funding decrease is amongst the worst in the nation.

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Democrats continue pre-midterm push for Internet regulation

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  National, News, Spying, Technology  /  No Comments

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With several weeks left before the November midterm elections, yet another Democratic member of the House is offering ideas to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on how the government should police Internet traffic.

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Matson to pay $1 million for Honolulu molasses spill under plea agreement

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

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Matson Terminals Inc., the company responsible for spilling 220,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor in September 2013, has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor violations of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, court records show.

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