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Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...plant as he tried to run the Georgia plant and two others from his home in Lynchburg, Va. They have also noted that federal law doesn't require salmonella testing for peanut products.However, Peanut Corporation was required to perform lab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

...turtles, which weigh up to 300 pounds, remain a fragile population that's been protected as a threatened species under federal law for 35 years. Sea turtle experts say they're not surprised, and certainly not alarmed, to see dramatically lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-06/labor-day-holiday-signals-end
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast

...635 million penalty.The administrative law judges found that PG&E committed nearly 3,800 violations of state and federal laws, rules, standards or regulations in the operation of its gas transmission system.The blast occurred when a 30-inch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-02/pacific-gas-electric-co-pe
Across South Carolina

...says it is still illegal to grow marijuana or hemp for any reason in South Carolina, including to extract the oil. Federal law prohibits sending the oil across state lines.Committee co-chairman Sen. Tom Davis says his panel wants to meet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-03/across-south-carolina
Prison baseballs had drugs inside

...Armstrong, 33, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of providing a cell phone to an inmate, both contraband under federal law. In exchange for their guilty pleas, the government agreed to dismiss a conspiracy count and two counts each of providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/prison-baseballs-had-drugs-i
Daily, weekly fantasy football games raise legal questions

...believe it's time to review the section of the 2006 federal law that was written specifically to protect fantasy sports...Delaware.The laws in the states take precedence over the federal law and they vary, most of them basing the legality of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-25/daily-weekly-fantasy-football
Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

...facilities, operations and compliance with the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the requirements in federal law known as Title IX mandating equal provisions for men's and women's activities.Since the auditors are accountants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/do-ga-colleges-need-so-ma
School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...obesity epidemic, limiting food and beverage fundraisers at schools and school-related events is not the solution."A federal law dubbed the "Smart Snack Law" went into effect July 1. It sets limits for fat, salt and sugar sold in vending machines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
Hackers steal info from Trinity

...filing. The malware has been removed and new protections set up, according to the filing. The company is working with federal law enforcement authorities on an investigation and potential prosecution. But the Trinity statement also places some of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-18/hackers-steal-info-trinity
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...Johnson has become an advocate for pushing authorities to allow prisons to use jamming technology ? prohibited under federal law ? to render useless any cellphones inmates acquire illegally in prisons. Corrections officials are pursuing alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol