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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the Justice Department's new use of force policy reflects the consensus views of law enforcement leadership groups and union associations.
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The policy spells out situations in which officers have an "affirmative duty" — to prevent or stop other officers from using excessive force, and to render or call for medical aid when it's needed.
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    The region has experienced a spate of earthquakes recently. These are not necessarily abnormal and once they happen, they could recur for months. We look at why the Carolinas are experiencing this, how the quakes compare to activity in the past and what they may mean.
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    The proposed Mecklenburg County budget for fiscal year 2023 includes employee raises and money for affordable housing but only half of the additional money requested by CMS. Oh, and there's no increase in taxes. We take you through it all.
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