June 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The Associated Press has reported that the IRS held 225 employee conferences from 2010 to 2012 at a total cost of $49 million.
June 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON Already heavily criticized for targeting conservative groups, the Internal Revenue Service absorbed another blow Tuesday as new details emerged about senior officials enjoying luxury hotel rooms, free drinks and free food at a $4.1 million training conference.
November 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Congress wants answers on ex- CIA director’s affair
WASHINGTON (AP) Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, questioning when the retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren’t told sooner. Continue Reading
October 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Six months ago, a student came to Triton High School Principal Catherine DePaul with a disturbing story: She believed another student was involved in a sexual relationship with a teacher at the school, and she’d seen explicit text messages the two had exchanged. Continue Reading
July 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
PHILADELPHIA Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing the former assistant football coach to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing report issued Thursday on the scandal. Continue Reading
June 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
ST. PAUL A Minnesota Senate committee will consider an $84,683.50 attorney bill dealing with a scandal that forced the former majority leader to resign. Continue Reading
April 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON The Secret Service does not often get a black eye behind those oh-so-cool sunglasses. It’s got a shiner now.
February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Findings include foreign students earning degrees without meeting requirements,/b>Dickinson State University is still evaluating which employees were involved with violating policies that resulted in hundreds of international students not meeting minimum admission requirements, lacking official transcripts and receiving unearned degrees. Continue Reading