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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators want to update rules aimed at protecting children's online privacy to account for newer developments such as Facebook and mobile games. A 1998 law requires websites to obtain parental consent before collecting...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Registered sex offenders who have been banned from social networking websites are fighting back in state courts. Sex offenders have successfully challenged many of the restrictions, arguing that the laws infringe on free...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The father of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter has spoken for the first time since she was taken to an Augusta hospital weeks ago for treatment. Writing on his Facebook page, Andy...
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WSBT-TV ReporterNo calls. No texts. No Internet. People in both LaPorte and Porter counties lost phone service after crews accidentally cut a fiber optic line on a damaged utility pole that provided phone and 911 service. To say things at Wana Pizza in LaPorte County...
LAPORTE, IN--- What happens if you have a real emergency, pick up the phone to call 911, and can't get through? LaPorte County officials are looking into this public safety risk after a massive outage cut phone and 911 service there and in Porter...
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Walk into a frozen yogurt shop after dinner on a warm evening and you are likely to find children, parents and grandparents standing at the self-serve machines. They survey the options. Then customers sample the flavors on tap, from cake batter to...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan House committee has approved legislation that would bar employers and universities from asking prospective employees or students for access to their social media and personal email accounts. House Bill 5523 would...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's representative at the Miss USA pageant is stepping down because she says the contest was rigged, while pageant officials counter she just disagrees with the organization's decision to allow transgender contestants....
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A California water agency director has been arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse after a neighbor shot and posted online video of him whipping his stepson with a belt after he failed to catch a baseball. Sheriff's...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Attorneys for a northwestern Indiana school district say three eighth-grade girls posed a true threat to other students when they were expelled for Facebook comments about killing some of their classmates. The Griffith Public...
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is seeking a little help picking names for its recently born lemur triplets. The zoo says the babies born April 29 to Phin and John are on display. Staff came up with a list of names to...
WSBT-TV CorrespondentQuestions were raised Friday on whether Facebook postings violate a protective order in the case against a man accused of stalking LaPorte's mayor. Jeff Galey, 38, pleaded guilty to Class A misdemeanor invasion of privacy then reversed his decision...
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