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Proposition 57: Do You Feel Lucky?

Debra J. Saunders, Sponsors say Proposition 57, the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016, will save taxpayers money by making nonviolent felons eligible for parole earlier and improve fairness by having judges, not prosecutors, decide whether juveniles are tried as adults. Critics call it a “get out of jail early” card. I would add

Updated Biography of Donald J. Trump

Marcus Hawkins, Donald Trump is an American businessman, professional celebrity, and politician who is seeking to become the 45th president of the United States. He is running as a Republican. Personal Life Donald John Trump was born in New York City on June 14, 1946. If elected to the presidency in 2016, Trump would become

Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

 A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law more often aimed at accused street dealers, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday. Anthony D’Alessandro was arrested early Tuesday and awaiting arraignment. His lawyer didn’t immediately return a