Prosecutor Wants Jail Time For Knox If She’s Convicted

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 20, 2014
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FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A prosecutor urged a court on Monday to take steps to make sure that American Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend would serve their sentences, if they are convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher.

Prosecutor Alessandro Crini preceded his request by noting that Knox has remained in the United States for this trial, while co-defendant …

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Tax Refunds Delayed

Posted by Dan Mitchinson on January 17, 2014
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 It might take a little longer for your tax refund to arrive from Uncle Sam this year. That’s because the Internal Revenue Service is not accepting personal tax returns until January 31st.

“They’re re-doing forms this year, it’s because of the (government) shutdown and a lot workers were furloughed” says tax advisor Gilbert Gleason with H and R Block.

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Mother And Child In Amber Alert Found In Washington

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 17, 2014
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OLYMPIA — Authorities issued an Amber Alert for a mother who was on the run with her 6-year-old son from Rhode Island after failing to show up for a custody hearing last week.

The judge believed that the boy was in danger.  Andria Britt, 34, is not supposed to have custody of Daniel after a court granted his father sole custody.

It was believed that …

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Frustration Grows Days After W.Va. Chemical Spill

Posted by Christina Kemp on January 12, 2014
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frustration is mounting for many of the 300,000 West Virginia residents who’ve gone three days without clean tap water.

Chris Laws found bottled water on Saturday for his two elderly next-door neighbors.

“They can’t get out,” said Laws, 42, of Marmet, a coal miner. “I’m keeping an eye on them. You got to watch out for your neighbors. …

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NJ Gov. Christie Fires Aide, Apologizes for Traffic Jams

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 9, 2014
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Moving quickly to contain a widening political scandal, Gov. Chris Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized repeatedly for the “abject stupidity” of his staff, insisting he had no idea anyone around him had engineered traffic jams to get even with a Democratic mayor.

“I am embarrassed and humiliated by the conduct of some …

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