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Florida recounts bring back memories

Immigrants, law school, death row round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Epperson v. Arkansas decision striking down as unconstitutional a state law that prohibited teaching evolution in public schools.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— Florida’s current recount drama sparks deja vu.

— Lack of criminal records does not spare immigrants years of detention, newspaper reports.

— Who knew Michigan State University College of Law is separate from MSU?

— Death-row inmate gets new sentencing hearing 20 years after failed prison break.

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