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NFL teams could lose draft pick for interview violations

NFL teams could lose draft pick for interview violations

The NFL has issued a warning to teams that they could lose a draft pick and face significant fines if club representatives conduct themselves unprofessionally in interviews with draft prospects.

Pot, political maps, COVID aid on Hochul, lawmakers' agenda

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Legislature will make key decisions in 2022 on everything from the roll-out of recreational marijuana sales to how best to help New Yorkers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gov.

Rhode Island lawmakers vote to spend pandemic relief funds

Rhode Island lawmakers overwhelmingly approved spending $119 million in federal pandemic relief money Tuesday when they returned to the State House to start the new legislative session. Rhode Island got more than $1.
Man free after 37 years due to 'sex for lies' false witness

Man free after 37 years due to 'sex for lies' false witness

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man was freed from prison Tuesday after 37 years in a case marred by detectives who allegedly offered a witness sex and drugs at police headquarters in 1983 in exchange for false testimony.

Rapper Pooh Shiesty pleads guilty to federal gun charge

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Pooh Shiesty has pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge in Florida and avoided a possible life sentence. Lontrell Williams Jr.
Mississippi legislators begin session, face marijuana debate

Mississippi legislators begin session, face marijuana debate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators began their three-month session Tuesday, and the mother of a man with chronic medical problems implored them to create a medical marijuana program, despite objections from Gov. Tate Reeves.
Rockets suspend leading scorer Wood, Porter for bad behavior

Rockets suspend leading scorer Wood, Porter for bad behavior

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Houston Rockets suspended guard Kevin Porter Jr. and forward Christian Wood for Monday’s game against Philadelphia for conduct detrimental to the team. Wood is Houston’s leading scorer at 16.8 points.

Rhode Island's new legislative session set to begin

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Lawmakers plan to spend $119 million of Rhode Island's federal pandemic relief money when they return to the State House on Tuesday. Rhode Island got more than $1.

New Hampshire lawmakers to take up 6 vetoed bills

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers will try this week to resurrect six bills vetoed by Gov. Chris Sununu, but their chances of success appear slim based on their past votes. Overturning a veto requires a two-thirds majority in both bodies.

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald. Jan. 2, 2022. Editorial: Oh, 2022, what terrors and joys do you bring? As we pack away 2021 in the same Pandora’s box where we tried to stash 2020, The World-Herald editorial board decided to peer cautiously forward.