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Maida Le Beau embraces Bobby Robedeaux at the Oceti Sakowin protest camp after learning that permits would not be approved for a section of the Dakota Access pipeline.New York Times

Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

CANNON BALL, N.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten a water source and cultural sites. North Dakota's …

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Prison official keeps high-paid job as state settles $800,000 case against him

The state takes no blame for what former Florida Department of Corrections inspector general Jeffery Beasley has done, but it is paying $800,000 to end a retaliation lawsuit brought by his former employees and is keeping him in a newly created job that pays $116,500 annually....

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Legislators to look for quick fix of short-term rental problems

Local legislators will spend the next month studying the short-term rental problem in Pinellas County's beach communities and present possible solutions to the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation in January....

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Here's what 'physical activity' looks like in your Pinellas school

On Tuesday, we reported the results from a Pinellas County school district survey of how schools managed their "physical activity" time....

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