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22 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Dad convicted in daughter's death denied new trial

BOSTON (AP) — The state's highest court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a Hull man authorities say caused his 4-year-old daughter's death by overmedicating her. Prosecutors said Riley and his wife concocted symptoms of bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the girl to try to collect Social Security disability benefits, then overmedicated her on drugs prescribed ...

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APR 11, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Workers' comp benefits OK'd for shot Neb. manager

(AP) — An Omaha clothing store manager shot up to nine times in an act of revenge for reporting an earlier robbery is entitled to compensation for drug and alcohol rehab and treatment of post-traumatic stress syndrome following the shooting. The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday affirmed a Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court's ruling that Matthew Kim is entitled to temporary ...

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APR 09, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Disability dept. secretary retiring after 7 years

The governor's office says the deputy secretary, George Failla Jr., will take over until Raggio's permanent replacement is appointed. Raggio helped start an initiative to increase affordable housing for the disabled, and the program has secured an $11 million federal grant that will establish 150 long-term rental units.

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APR 08, 2014 - Washington Times

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Disability fraud piles up as Social Security ties judges' hands: lawmakers

Two Social Security judges may have approved thousands of bogus disability claims but the agency has never reviewed those judges' cases to try to weed out the fraudulent ones, according to two lawmakers who are demanding major changes. Reps. James Lankford and Jackie Speier, the top Republican and Democrat on ...

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APR 08, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Research: Most states improve election performance

(AP) — A new report by a nonpartisan public policy group says Americans spent an average of three minutes less standing in line to vote in the 2012 presidential election than they did four years earlier. "If you look at the states that perform well, they are the states that have good voter lists," David Becker, director of election initiatives ...

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