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Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:07 pm

The Nevada Independent

IndyMatters: Aaron Ford on gun background checks, 'dog-whistling' campaign ads and standing up to Trump
The Nevada Independent
But the initiative has never been enforced; the FBI, required to do the background checks under the initiative, refused to do so given that Nevada conducts its own background checks for retail and other firearms sales, leading Laxalt's office to ...

Posted: November 15, 2018, 10:15 am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tree of Life shooting inspires renewed push by Sen. Toomey to close gun show loophole
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pennsylvania Republican wants the federal government to mandate what many states already require – background checks for people who buy guns online or at gun shows. Current law requires background checks only for purchases from licensed gun ...

Posted: November 15, 2018, 5:15 am

The 74

LA District Waives $56 Fee That Parents Had to Pay for Fingerprinting, Background Checks So They Could Volunteer ...
The 74
The school board voted unanimously to approve a resolution by Superintendent Austin Beutner, who exercised his authority to waive the $56 fee for fingerprinting and background checks. The district will also nearly double — from seven to 13 — the ...

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Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:54 pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sisolak, Ford can't implement background checks
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Steve Sisolak and Aaron Ford are promising to use their new offices to implement Nevada's stalled background check initiative. They haven't said, however, how they are going to do it. There's a reason for that. They can't — unless they want to weaken ...

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Posted: November 14, 2018, 5:06 am

Fox Baltimore

The Limits of Gun Background Checks
Fox Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Cracks in the background check system that screens gun-buyers may allow people struggling with mental illness to buy guns, and commit violence with them. Behind a Baltimore County shopping center, Dorothy Paugh walks down a ...

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Posted: November 14, 2018, 3:55 am

FOX31 Denver

Ride share service for children focuses on safety, intense background checks for drivers
FOX31 Denver
DENVER -- The Uber driver accused of kidnapping and forcibly kissing a 15-year-old girl during a ride was in court Tuesday morning. Ahmed Muse faces multiple charges including 2nd degree kidnapping after he allegedly refused to drop the teenager home.
Teen victim, mother speak out after alleged kidnapping by Uber driverFOX31 Denver
Uber driver accused of kidnapping, kissing 15-year-old girl in GoldenThe Denver Channel

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Posted: November 14, 2018, 1:43 am

Allentown Morning Call

Fueled by complaints, Bethlehem to require background checks, vouchers to stay at emergency shelter
Allentown Morning Call
Following complaints that include public urination and panhandling, Bethlehem officials are now requiring anyone staying at a cold-weather homeless shelter on East Market Street to undergo criminal background checks. Problems associated with the ...

Posted: November 12, 2018, 7:50 pm

Allentown Morning Call

Those staying at this Bethlehem shelter will need to undergo background checks after neighbor complaints
Allentown Morning Call
Bethlehem City officials are requiring those staying at an East Market Street homeless shelter to undergo criminal background checks after neighbors of the shelter raised serious complaints. The issues came to the attention of City Council last ...

Posted: November 12, 2018, 7:50 pm

Denver Business Journal

Angi Homeservices execs talk background checks, new HQ and employee poaching
Denver Business Journal
After posting a record quarter, Angi Homerservices executives say that the combined Home Advisor and Angie's List finally feels like one company. The company (Nasdaq: ANGI) reported $303.1 million in revenue for the third quarter, keeping it on track ...

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Posted: November 12, 2018, 4:10 pm

Va. criminal database missing 750000 cases used for gun and background checks, crime scene investigations
Washington Post
As staff members of the Virginia State Crime Commission were reviewing the state's Central Criminal Records Exchange, they made a stunning discovery: The state court system had recorded about 11 million convictions dating to 2000, but the criminal ...

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Posted: October 28, 2018, 11:04 am