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Legal experts: Social networking counts as ‘contact’

Today, when a judge orders someone not to have contact with another person, it means a lot more than don’t knock on their door, call their phone or send them a text message. Contact, in today’s tech-savvy society, also covers the virtual realm, meaning messages, comments and even photos directed at a person on social […]

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U.S. Attorney Rose recommended for federal judgeship

Stephanie M. Rose, the U.S attorney for the Northern District of Iowa in Cedar Rapids, has been recommended to fill a vacancy on the federal District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Stephanie Rose Sen. Tom Harkin recommended Rose as well as Karen Romano, am Iowa trial judge and former Polk County prosecutor, and […]

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Inside The Culture: Hazing in High School Athletics

By Chris Earl The Gazette CEDAR RAPIDS — Six weeks after the first reports of hazing incidents involving members of the wrestling team at Lisbon Community High School, one wrestling mother is sharing her family’s story. The woman, who does not want to give her name, said her son was a victim of hazing as […]

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