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5/28/2014 6:05 PM
Detroit retirees sent wrong bankruptcy ballots
DETROIT — Some Detroit retirees were sent v including public pensions and exiting bankruptcy, attorneys disclosed in federal court today.

5/28/2014 6:02 PM
Calif. killings renew call for mental health training
SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers urged swift action today to better train law enforcement officials to recognize and deal with mental illness after last week's bloody rampage in an idyllic college town near Santa Barbara.

5/28/2014 6:00 PM
Gitmo detainee seeks Senate interrogation report
FORT MEADE, Md. — A Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole asked a military judge today to order the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques.

5/28/2014 3:52 PM
ProMedica investigates privacy breach
Officials at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital are notifying almost 600 patients after it was discovered that a former employee accessed patient records last month.

5/28/2014 8:29 AM
Michigan raising minimum wage
LANSING, Mich.  — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday to raise the state’s minimum wage by 25 percent gradually over the next four years to $9.25 an hour, as Republicans controlling the state government moved to head off a November ballot measure that could have raised pay even more.

5/28/2014 4:18 PM
Phoenix VA hospital missed care for 1,700
WASHINGTON — Investigators identified 1,700 veterans awaiting medical care at the Phoenix VA hospital but not on an official waiting list and an average wait of 115 days for a first appointment for those who were listed, the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general said Wednesday. The IG concluded that “inappropriate scheduling practices are systemic throughout” the nationwide VA health

5/28/2014 4:01 PM
Hezbollah commander killed in Syria
BEIRUT — A Hezbollah military commander wanted by the FBI was killed in Syria while fighting alongside President Bashar Assad’s forces against rebels trying to overthrow him, Lebanese security officials said today.

5/28/2014 2:42 PM
Councilman's resignation called for by new group
The leader of an international union today joined four local public-sector union locals calling for the resignation of Toledo Councilman Larry Sykes, whose claims of police profiling were ruled unfounded after an internal police investigation.

5/28/2014 2:43 PM
Fire department gets pet oxygen masks
The Toledo Fire Department has received 30 pet oxygen masks that will enable firefighters across the city to “help save family pets.”

5/28/2014 2:12 PM
Madoff victims file $40B in claims
The U.S. Justice Department fund set up to help victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme received 51,700 claims seeking some of the $4 billion forfeited since the swindle collapsed.