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Seattle to pay $3.5M to settle police wrongful-death suit

The city of Seattle will pay $3.5 million to settle a wrongful-death civil lawsuit filed on behalf of the children of a pregnant Black woman who was fatally shot by two white Seattle police officers in 2017.
November 30, 2021 9:46 PM

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Appeals court orders Biden deportation priorities reheard

A federal appeals court has ordered a new hearing by the full court on whether to allow the Biden administration’s selective criteria on who should be deported to remain in effect.
November 30, 2021 8:17 PM

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Funding awarded to 10 projects to improve water quality

Officials say 10 projects that aim to improve water quality in eastern Kentucky have received funding.
November 30, 2021 7:28 PM

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North Carolina court stops order to spend $1.7B on education

A North Carolina appeals court has blocked enforcement of parts of a trial judge’s order that demanded $1.7 billion be spent by state agencies to address public education inequities.
November 30, 2021 7:12 PM
Oregon governor calls for special session to protect renters

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Oregon governor calls for special session to protect renters

With winter coming and federal funds drying up, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she’ll call a special session of the Legislature Dec. 13 to approve state funding for rental assistance and to extend eviction protections issued because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 30, 2021 6:50 PM