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Iran Suggests U.S. and Israel Are Behind Computer Attacks

Iran Suggests U.S. and Israel Are Behind Computer Attacks | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Foreign enemy hackers were blamed for attempts at disrupting systems in a strategically important southern coastal province.
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1000 Free Medical Marijuana Recommendations for San Jose Residents TODAY 7/10 at City Hall Rally

1000 Free Medical Marijuana Recommendations for San Jose Residents TODAY 7/10 at City Hall Rally | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Cannabis Clubs will be protesting today in front of San Jose City Hall from 12:00pm-7:10pm Thursday, July 10th. The first 1,000 San Jose residents to attend will be given a voucher for a free medical cannabis ...
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NASCAR reacts to Race Team Alliance announcement

NASCAR reacts to Race Team Alliance announcement | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
NASCAR issued a statement Monday shortly after a press release announcing that a group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NS
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Here's a great look at how organizations grow out of institutional rule changes (e.g. Nascar begins because of Alcohol Prohibition); and becomes an institution of its own to which its teams continue to respond.  

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Simon family - In Photos: 8 Of America's Richest Families Who Feuded Over Their Billions

Simon family - In Photos: 8 Of America's Richest Families Who Feuded Over Their Billions | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
After shopping mall billionaire and Indiana Pacers co-owner Melvin Simon died at age 82 in 2009, his children sued his widow, Bren Simon (pictured above). Daughter Deborah Simon told the court that her had father abruptly changed his will months before his death, dramatically reducing the share of his fortune willed to charity and his three kids while increasing the amount slated for Bren, even though he couldn't hold a pen by himself. Bren was removed as trustee in 2010, and the family signed a confidential settlement in 2012. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage/Getty Images)
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Grand jury indicts Fairbanks fire victim for murder, arson

Grand jury indicts Fairbanks fire victim for murder, arson | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Police say a man burned in a deadly Fairbanks apartment fire last January now faces charges of murder and arson for starting the blaze that killed two women.
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Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE — A U.S. District Court judge has sentenced James Wells to four consecutive life terms for gunning down two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island in April 2012.
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Three Arctic villages consider loosening alcohol restrictions

Three Arctic villages consider loosening alcohol restrictions | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
In three villages in Alaska's Arctic Northwest -- Kobuk, Ambler and Shungnak -- some community members are pushing to relax local option restrictions on alcohol.
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Marijuana now legal in Washington, but Alaskans shouldn't get any ideas

Marijuana now legal in Washington, but Alaskans shouldn't get any ideas | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Washington state began selling recreational marijuana Tuesday, but law enforcement officials in Alaska say they aren't anticipating increased importation of the drug, which remains illegal in the state.
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Smelling Death: On the Job With New York's Crime-Scene Cleaners

Smelling Death: On the Job With New York's Crime-Scene Cleaners | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
CSI and Law & Order would have you believe that a crime scene empties out after the glitzy detectives are done with it. In reality, somebody else has to come in and clean it all up.
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Mexican cartels branching out to Europe?

ICE, law enforcement are not worried about just drug cartels in Mexico anymore
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Is Uber Above the Law? Probably Not

Is Uber Above the Law? Probably Not | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Virginia's greater aggressiveness at enforcing its orders to the rideshare companies may be paying off
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The atlas of King George

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WHEN King George III proclaimed in 1763 that Canada’s indigenous peoples had rights to their ancestral lands, it bought peace with the locals who outnumbered and...
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Better policy?  Or, is the Alaska way better?

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Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors have tried hookah

Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors have tried hookah | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Hookah bars are becoming more popular in the United States as teens trade cigarettes for other forms of tobacco, including smoking hookah.
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How the FBI Tried to Steer Teen Away From Jihad

How the FBI Tried to Steer Teen Away From Jihad | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Shannon Maureen Conley tried to board a plane at Denver's international airport on April 8 in an effort to fly to Turkey by way of Germany in order to get to Syria.
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The Potato Salad Guy Should Keep Every Penny

The Potato Salad Guy Should Keep Every Penny | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Why are people giving money to a stranger who has barely even promised to make a dish of potato salad?
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Murder rate drops as concealed carry permits rise, study claims

Murder rate drops as concealed carry permits rise, study claims | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer streets.
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The Gilded Age Family That Gave It All Away: The Carnegies

The Gilded Age Family That Gave It All Away: The Carnegies | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
It was the height of the Gilded Age in 1889, and Andrew Carnegie, a pioneer in the steel industry, laid out why he would be donating the bulk of his wealth to causes and not to his family members. His estimated $350 million net worth translates into $4.8 billion in today's dollars.
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Fairbanks police issue caution after THC-infused candy found on city street

Fairbanks police issue caution after THC-infused candy found on city street | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks police say an adult found a bag of medically prescribed THC candy on a street, and authorities urged parents to caution their children about the many forms drugs can take.
Updated: 6/27/14 8:10 pm
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Healy Lake chief charged with theft of tribe's funds while abandoning village

Healy Lake chief charged with theft of tribe's funds while abandoning village | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A Fairbanks woman at the center of an Interior Alaska tribal feud has been charged in federal court for theft of government funds as well as embezzlement and theft from a tribal organization. A small group of opposing Healy Lake tribe leaders say Joann Polston strong-armed her way to the tribe’s top spot, then abandoned the community.
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska: Alaska man accused of ramming Porsche into pickup | National | Merced Sun-Star

FAIRBANKS, Alaska: Alaska man accused of ramming Porsche into pickup | National | Merced Sun-Star | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
An Alaska man faces felony charges after authorities say he launched his sports car into the side of a three-quarter-ton pickup truck during a fit of road rage in Fairbanks.
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He must not know the lugnut rule: he who has the most lugnuts wins.

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Hard-Drive-Sniffing Dog Helps Fight Child Porn : DNews

Hard-Drive-Sniffing Dog Helps Fight Child Porn : DNews | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Golden labrador can find hard drives and other computer gadgetry wherever they may be hidden.
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What Do Philosophers Do?

What Do Philosophers Do? | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Outside of academia, that is.
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Cartels Exploit Immigration Crisis To Smuggle More Drugs Across Border

Cartels Exploit Immigration Crisis To Smuggle More Drugs Across Border | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Immigrants from Central America are crossing the border in record numbers, including unaccompanied minors, especially in Texas.
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Here's The Crime-Ridden Hellscape That Is Colorado After Legal Weed

Here's The Crime-Ridden Hellscape That Is Colorado After Legal Weed | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
By Daniel Wallis DENVER, July 3 (Reuters) - At the Native Roots Apothecary, a discreet marijuana shop in a grand old building in Denver's busy 16th street shopping mall, business is so brisk that customers are given a number before ...
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Fed up: Anger rising across America

Fed up: Anger rising across America | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Every Fourth of July we have a family dinner and take turns reading sections of the Declaration of Independence. 
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I recently read that we must decide that truth is more important than justice.  In truth, all freedom is precious--even when it might be abused to commit a sneak attack.  In justice, enforcement and investigation becomes our focus.  I'm very swayed by this idea.  I think we should first uphold "truth" and then try to find reasonable justice within Human Dignity....what do you think?

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Cuomo Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law at Ceremony

Cuomo Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law at Ceremony | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
New York is the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana, and Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is trying to strike the right balance with the legislation.
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