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Appeals court: 292-year sentence in string of burglaries is not excessive

PHOENIX — A divided federal appeals court said a 292-year sentence for a string of nonviolent burglaries over three months that amounted to about $5,000 in items was not “grossly disproportionate” to the crime and did not violate the Eighth ...

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Curio Wellness grants first 2 franchise agreements

Baltimore-based Curio Wellness has granted the first two franchises through its inclusive medical cannabis subsidiary. The agreements with North Jersey-based Haider Rizvi, as well as with Sederia Gray of Mississippi, expand the Maryland-based brand into these two states, according to ...

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Q&A: Going to bat for women in construction

As a longtime construction project manager, Katie King knows what it’s like to build something from the ground up. King, a senior project manager with Adolfson & Peterson, has 24 years of experience in the construction industry. A native of ...

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Women find building trades are becoming ‘more welcoming’

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — When Janelle Miller started working as a laborer a little more than 20 years ago, she could literally count on one hand the number of women on her crew. “There’s still very few of us in the ...

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