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LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl

LINCOLN, Neb.  — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection. Carey Dean Moore, 60, was pronounced dead at 10:47 a.m. Moore had been sentenced to death for killing two … Continue reading LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl

SAN FRANCISCO | Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber will have to navigate around a new regulatory pothole in New York on an already bumpy road to its initial public offering of stock next year. New York City is imposing a one-year moratorium on ride-hailing licenses in Uber’s largest U.S. market, raising the specter that other cities may adopt similar … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

Judge: App user not entitled to anonymity in rally case

A social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a federal magistrate judge ruled Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero’s 28-page order says the woman’s First Amendment rights to anonymous speech don’t outweigh … Continue reading Judge: App user not entitled to anonymity in rally case

Judge: Social media user isn’t entitled to anonymity

A social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a federal magistrate judge ruled Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero’s 28-page order says the woman’s First Amendment rights to anonymous speech don’t outweigh … Continue reading Judge: Social media user isn’t entitled to anonymity

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo— On the heels of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling weakening public-sector unions, labor’s clout is being put to a new test by a voter referendum in Missouri over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces. The statewide vote in Tuesday’s primary on a so-called right-to-work law could … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Resorts-DraftKings approved for Jersey online sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Resorts Casino Hotel and DraftKings on Wednesday received approval to become the first companies to offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement gave approval to the casino and its Boston-based online partner to launch an invitation-only version of mobile sports betting, which will … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Resorts-DraftKings approved for Jersey online sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  | Harrah’s to become 4th Atlantic City casino with sports bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — An Atlantic City casino will become the fourth in New Jersey to offer sports betting. Harrah’s casino plans to start taking sports bets at 11 a.m. Wednesday, two days after its sister property, Bally’s, did. So far, the Borgata, Ocean Resort and Bally’s are offering sports bets, along with two horse … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  | Harrah’s to become 4th Atlantic City casino with sports bets

OKLAHOMA CITY | Fears in Oklahoma over ruling in tribal sovereignty case

OKLAHOMA CITY — Legal experts say a federal appeals court ruling that overturned a condemned Native American man’s murder conviction in Oklahoma on jurisdictional grounds could radically change how tribal members are prosecuted in a massive area that was assigned to tribes before Oklahoma became a state, including most of Tulsa. State and federal officials … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Fears in Oklahoma over ruling in tribal sovereignty case