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Frederick detention center unveils new digital mail system

Oct. 12, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Detention Center will be implementing a new electronic mail system after attempts to mail contraband to inmates. The detention center will begin a mail scanning service and require inmates to view letter electronically starting...

Evers calls GOP-ordered election probe a 'boondoggle'

Sep. 28, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday blasted a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election as a “$700,000 boondoggle” and said election clerks should be “lawyered up." After an election audit in Arizona confirmed...

Election probe email raises security concerns in Wisconsin

Sep. 13, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An email signed by the leader of a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin sent to county clerks on Monday raised security concerns about its authenticity and what measures would be taken to protect sensitive information...

Apple loosens app store payment rules in lawsuit settlement

Aug. 26, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPhone maker. The...

The secret bias hidden in mortgage-approval algorithms

Aug. 25, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

The new four-bedroom house in Charlotte, North Carolina, was Crystal Marie and Eskias McDaniels’ personal American dream, the reason they had moved to this Southern town from pricey Los Angeles a few years ago. A lush, long lawn, 2,700 square feet of living space, a...

Online thieves divert $2.3 million from town of Peterborough

Aug. 24, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating the theft of $2.3 million from the town of Peterborough by foreign thieves using fake email addresses. Town officials said Monday the investigation began July 26 when they learned that the ConVal School...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Aug. 04, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. Aug. 2, 2021. Editorial: NC COVID messages are dangerously misleading Even as a deadly pandemic refuses to let go, some are still willfully spreading misinformation about it to make money and win votes. For...