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As Technology Permeates Education, a Growing Privacy Concern

As Technology Permeates Education, a Growing Privacy Concern

At a New York state elementary school, teachers can use a behavior-monitoring app to compile information on which children have positive attitudes and which act out. In Georgia, some high school cafeterias are using a biometric identification system to let students pay for lunch by scanning …

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Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe

Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe

WASHINGTON — Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory at the polls.

September 13, 2014 12:22 am Photos

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Congress vows to tackle labor tax-law dodge

WASHINGTON — Key lawmakers in Washington have pledged to look further into a McClatchy report on companies with federal contracts that defied labor laws to avoid their tax obligations.

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INFLUENCE GAME: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

INFLUENCE GAME: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, workers, left, inspect an area outside a retaining wall around storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind le…

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INFLUENCE GAME: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

INFLUENCE GAME: Chemical trade tries to shape regs

FILE - In this June 12, 2013 file photo, Senate Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health subcommittee Chairman Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for c…

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Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

Surrounded by lawmakers and staff members, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs the Tesla incentives package into law.

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George Washington asked Congress to 'buy in,' too

George Washington asked Congress to 'buy in,' too

The power to declare war has been in executive hands almost all along.

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House and Senate plan to achieve almost nothing

House and Senate plan to achieve almost nothing

If they grew backbone, legislators could even tackle major issues.

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What is Congress doing about cyberthreats and hackers?

What is Congress doing about cyberthreats and hackers?

Current proposals don’t do enough to ensure shared information shared is secure.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else’s naked photo online.

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Internet sales-tax rule gets Senate OK

WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.

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US should make straw purchases of guns a felony

Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Crews filming "The Hangover Part III," a Warner Bros. production, recently used Nogales, Ariz., as a stand-in setting for Tijuana.

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

It's like a movie on its third sequel: Advocates will try again next legislative season to revive tax credits to lure movie productions to Arizona, and to expand the program to include other forms of multimedia.

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