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The Federal Debt: All You Need to Know in 3 Minutes.

Borrowed from: Wall Street Journal

David Wessel is a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal and director of the Brookings Institution’s Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy. He is on Twitter: @davidmwessel.

Politics

UPDATE: Feds Arrest Current and Former Wilkes-Barre Cops and Tow Company Owner

WILKES-BARRE — A federal grand jury has indicted five people including a current and a former Wilkes-Barre police officer and a high-profile towing company owner for conspiracy and bank fraud. 320 more words

News

On The Border

Here’s a sneak peak at a new piece of creative non-fiction I’m currently working on about a road trip to Detroit.
I have yet to find a publisher. 487 more words

FEDS REACT TO MILITARIZED COPS IN FERGUSON

The militarized response to protests and media coverage in Ferguson, Missouri has forced the federal government to rethink its policy of sending military hardware to police departments. 409 more words

Government

Trickle-Down Armor: Feds Donate MRAPs To Nearby Police Departments by Auto Blog Via

As the nation focuses on the turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, this week, here’s a appear at a vehicular instance of the quickly escalating and disturbing trend of police militarization across the United States. 29 more words

Feds close probe of refinery blast that killed 7

SEATTLE, Washington (AP) – The U.S. Justice Department says it won’t file criminal charges after investigating the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro refinery at Anacortes, Washington. 105 more words

National / World

Beaufort officials criticize feds on immigrants

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) – Top elected officials in Beaufort County are criticizing the federal government over the secrecy involved in bringing immigrant children to the state. 117 more words

Local News