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Column: Pregnant drug addicts try our patience and empathy, but they don't belong in prison 4.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Give addicted mothers like Chelsea Becker a break.

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Tinder lets known sex offenders use the app. It’s not the only one 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Match Group, which owns most major online dating services, screens for sexual predators on Match — but not on Tinder, OkCupid or PlentyofFish. A spokesperson said, “There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.”
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'Not just physical violence': Advocates say domestic violence goes beyond recent killings 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis police investigated several deaths over the holiday weekend that appear to be caused by former intimate partners. So far this year, 19 people in Minnesota have died at the hands of an intimate partner.
Woman who died in southern Colorado house fire identified 3.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Authorities have released the name of an elderly woman who died in a house fire in southern Colorado.
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Two children fatally shot, two adults found dead in Minneapolis 2.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police found two children with gunshot wounds in a yard, then heard gunfire. After several hours, SWAT team members found a man and woman both dead inside a home. Police said there’s no further danger to the public.
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As sexual assault reports rise, Colorado organizations struggle to meet survivors’ needs 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, community based sexual assault and rape crisis programs across Colorado are struggling to meet the needs of survivors.
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Letters to the Editor: How a Christian college hurt itself by expelling a married gay student 27.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

With the ranks of religious Americans dwindling, it's self-defeating for a Christian seminary to discriminate against a married gay student.

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Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.

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Woman embezzled more than $260,000 from Greeley employer, police say 25.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 42-year-old woman is accused of embezzling more than $260,000 from a Greeley-based electrical contracting company.
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Attorney General Barr unveils plan on missing Native Americans 23.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Barr announced the plan, known as the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative, during a visit with tribal leaders and law enforcement officials on the Flathead Reservation in Montana.
In One Hearing, Fiona Hill Knocked Down Republican Smears and Workplace Sexism 22.11.2019 Mother Jones
Fiona Hill had been detailing her frustration with US ambassador Gordon Sondland’s alarming efforts to sidestep interagency protocols during Thursday’s final day of impeachment hearings when her testimony suddenly struck an unrelated chord. “To be honest, I was angry with him,” the former top White House adviser on Russia told members of the House impeachment […]
Editorial: Her baby was born dead because she used drugs. That doesn't make her a murderer 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Chelsea Becker used meth while she was pregnant and gave birth to a stillborn baby. She's a poor excuse for a mother. But she's not a murderer.

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Woman shot dead by Loveland SWAT team fired at officers, police say 14.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A woman shot dead by a Loveland SWAT member on Monday fired a gun at officers hitting one in the head, striking a ballistic helmet, police said.
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Woman shot in Green Valley Ranch, suspect at-large 14.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Police Department responded to a shooting in Green Valley Ranch.
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Woman killed in exchange of gunfire with Loveland Police Department SWAT team Monday night 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Loveland Police Department officers shot and killed a female suspect in an exchange of gunfire at the scene of a suspected homicide Monday night.
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FBI joins investigation into killing of 9 members of Mormon family in Mexico 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Major questions remain about the motive and identity of the perpetrators who carried out the horrific slaying on Nov. 4 in the rural state of Sonora, about 70 miles south of Arizona.
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A Boulder woman essentially did 20 Ironman Triathlons in 26 days, beating a world record by 9 hours 11.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
After swimming 48 miles, biking 2,240 miles and running 524 miles, Laura Knoblach set a world record in León, Mexico.
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Mormons mourn their massacred relatives in Mexico: 'Our lives will never be the same' 8.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Memorial services begin in Mexico for Mormon family members killed this week.

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For Mexico ambush victims, there was no safety in numbers 7.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Mexican government has suggested the attack on members of a Mormon community was a case of mistaken identity. The victims' relatives say the group was targeted.

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9 U.S. citizens — including six children — killed in attack in northern Mexico 5.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The victims, three women and six children, were members of a fundamentalist Mormon sect that has been based for decades in a remote stretch of Mexico southwest of El Paso.

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