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A surgeon who lied about his partner’s skills on the witness stand has been haunted by the deception for nearly two decades.
The federal government announced that it will strip the accrediting powers of ACICS.
One-third of voters took advantage of early voting options in 2012. But does so-called convenience voting increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?
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The 15-year-old was a resident at a Delaware facility owned by AdvoServ, which has faced decades of reports of abuse.
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