U.S. Justice Department (DOJ)

12:43pm

Fri May 30, 2014
Marijuana

U.S. House Passes Pro-Medical Marijuana Amendments

Brett Levin Flickr - Creative Commons

A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed three amendments to an appropriations bill that could change how the government deals with medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Colorado and other states where the practices are legal.

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8:30am

Fri January 17, 2014
Politics

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On NSA Programs

Screencap of the President speaking on the NSA from the Department of Justice, Jan. 17. 2014.
White House Youtube.com

Speaking from the Department of Justice, President Obama announced the results of the administration's review of U.S. electronic intelligence gathering.

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4:32pm

Thu January 9, 2014
Business

Colorado Sweetens Deal For Flour Milling Conglomerate

If approved, Ardent Mills would control about a third of the American flour milling market.
Credit Margaret Hoogstrate / Wikimedia Commons

5:00am

Mon November 18, 2013
Business

Proposed Merger Could Create Wheat Milling Goliath

By the time these hard red winter wheat sprouts reach maturity, it's likely the market for wheat will look very different with a looming merger of some of the biggest players in flour milling.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Fall is planting time for wheat across the Great Plains. This year’s crop went into the ground while big changes were underway in the wheat market. Some of the biggest players in the flour milling industry are joining forces to make the country’s largest miller even larger.

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10:01pm

Wed September 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Justice Department Pushes New Thinking On Kids And Crime

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 8:45 am

The Justice Department, along with the Department of Education, is trying to stop what experts describe as a "school-to-prison pipeline."
J. David Ake AP

For a man who spent the bulk of his career as a public defender, Robert Listenbee's new role walking around the halls of the U.S. Justice Department may not be the most comfortable fit.

But Listenbee, who became administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention earlier this year, says his transition has been smooth. And besides, he says, he couldn't resist the "extraordinary opportunity."

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