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Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio discusses goals as OSBA president-elect

Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio discusses goals as OSBA president-elect<BR>

During her many years on the Summit County Juvenile Court bench, Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio has introduced a number of innovative programs, including those designed to identify and provide services to human trafficking victims, reunite families and assist youth with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance dependence and develop ... (full story)


State


Canadians set to extract Arkansas lithium from saltwater sea

Canadians set to extract Arkansas lithium from saltwater sea

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Robert Mintak's pipe dream is now in the pipeline.
The Canadian's company, Standard Lithium Ltd., broke ground last week on a pilot plant in El Dorado, a key step toward a unique vision of pulling battery-grade lithium from a saltwater sea beneath south Arkansas.
The plant will test a proprietary ... (full story)


Police mounted unit doesn't horse around with training

Police mounted unit doesn't horse around with training

COLUMBUS (AP) — As Toby Keith and Willie Nelson's "Beer for My Horses" blared from loudspeakers, 13 horses — six of them from the Columbus police mounted unit — lined up in a parking lot outside the former city police academy on the West Side.
It was 87 degrees and humid, the sun beating down on the ho ... (full story)


Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

CHICAGO (AP) — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation.
A Chicago priest talked during his homily about the compassion of a border activ ... (full story)


Technology


Safety tips for digital payments

Taking (and disbursing) payments digitally can be both a time and moneysaving process. This can be especially true for solo and small firms who don’t have a separate billing department.
But digital payments are, of course, online and come with all of the hazards of any online transactions.
The folks at Law Technology Tod ... (full story)