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Woman allegedly bound, sexually assaulted at River North hotel

CHICAGO (September 10, 2018) – Chicago police are investigating after a woman was reportedly bound with duct tape and sexually assaulted in a popular River North hotel over the weekend. Police say a man with a gun followed a 36-year-old woman’s … Continue reading

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Deadly Boating Accident on Colorado River

A Labor Day weekend river cruise turned deadly after two boats collided on Saturday evening. Authorities are still investigating the cause of Saturday’s head-on collision that sunk both vessels and left all 16 passengers in the water. It was reported … Continue reading

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Pic of the Week–Trouble in River City

Photo of the 1919 edition of the Iowa Code. Photo by Donna Sokol My family is very fond of the movie The Music Man. It has almost everything one would want from a classic musical: a roguish, if somewhat over … Continue reading

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When “Tigers Eat Their Young” – Federal Preemption Of CEQA In Context Of Railroad Projects Will Continue To Present Complex Issues Following U.S. Supreme Court’s Denial of Certiorari In Friends Of Eel River Case

On April 30, 2018, the United States Supreme Court denied the petition for writ of certiorari filed in North Coast Railroad Authority v. Friends of the Eel River, U.S. Supreme Ct. Case No. 17-915, which presented this issue:  “Whether citizen … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Injunction Order for Federal Columbia River Power System to Prevent Harm to Listed Salmonids

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed (pdf) a district court order directing that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau) (collectively, the … Continue reading

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