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Top Headlines 6/29

Education/Jobs

Stephen Steigleder, writing for the Center for American Progress website, provides a guide to the Senate bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act.

Juvenile Justice

North Carolina will likely forgo compliance with the Adam Walsh Act, reports Brian Freskos of the Star News Online. Freskos does a good job pulling back from North Carolina and giving a multi-state perspective on compliance.

The nature of gang activity in the Washington metro area has changed significantly from the peak days of the drug trade, reports Scott McCabe of the Washington Examiner, using input from law enforcement from Maryland counties.

Brandon Stahl of the Duluth News Tribune reports on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake, where Stahl reports “the unspoken reason that no client has ever been released is that’s the way state leaders and program administrators want it.” The clientele at Moose Lake include offenders who have completed a juvenile sentence and were determined in need of commitment.

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Adam Liptak of the New York Times reports on the U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday to strike down a California law banning violent video games.

Teenage boys may be more interested in video game chain saws, writes researcher Cheryl Olson in an op-ed for the Times, but there’s no evidence that this leads to violent behavior in real life.

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