America's Growing Cop Shortage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W660L0VeLk0 It's a fall Monday morning in New Haven, Conn., and Officer Christian Bruckhart has lost track of how many calls he has had. He thinks it has been six. Maybe seven. There was the family dispute involving vandalism to a car. He needs to write reports on stolen property and a woman being harassed on Facebook. But first, he has to help search for a missing woman who may be suicidal. "I'm backed up," he says. There are supposed to be six officers...

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America's Growing Cop Shortage

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It's a fall Monday morning in New Haven, Conn., and Officer Christian Bruckhart has lost track of how many calls he has had. He thinks it has been six. Maybe seven.

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Despite some problems, Florida’s elections officials say overall, the November 6th general election went smoothly. But some changes could be on the horizon for 2020.

Meeting in Sarasota last week, the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections heard a report that 66 of Florida’s 67 counties met the recount deadline in the governor and U.S. Senate races.

“There’s a couple of areas for improvement – very few, but a couple of high-profile instances where individual counties had some issues,” said David Stafford, Elections Chief in Escambia County.

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Attorney Heather Lindsay is the first woman ever elected to serve as mayor of the City of Milton. She will officially take over the office this Tuesday afternoon.

Lindsay recently stopped by the WUWF studios to talk about her historic accomplishment and priorities for the city during the next four years.

On her election, Lindsay says she’s honored that the she was chosen by the voters to be the next mayor of Milton, regardless of gender.

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Lawmakers unveiled the much-anticipated farm bill compromise Monday night, ending the months-long impasse over whether a critical piece of legislation that provides subsidies to farmers and helps needy Americans buy groceries could pass before the lame-duck session concludes at the end of the year.

The Google+ social network inadvertently gave app developers access to information on some 52.5 million users — even data that users designated as private — because of a "bug" in its software, Google says. The company had already announced it was pulling the plug on the social network because of an earlier incident, and now says the shutdown will happen four months sooner.

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For December, 3 Romantic Holiday Escapes

Dec 11, 2018

'Tis the season when an escape from holiday madness may be necessary --and these three romance novels will whisk you away to fictional worlds where all the high stakes drama is resolved with true love and happily ever after.

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