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A Day in New York Juvenile Court

By: ROXANNA ASGARIAN | December 16, 2013 in Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Roxanna Asgarian / JJIE   NEW YORK — The mother stood outside of the courtroom, bewildered and distraught. “Is this legal?” Lawanda Hoover asked, voice raised, as her lawyer followed her out of the courtroom to explain to her what had just happened. A few minutes […]

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Arapahoe Library District Invests in Google Glass

By Roxanna Asgarian on November 26, 2013 in Library Journal When the Arapahoe Library District, which serves the Denver area, heard about the opportunity to purchase Google Glass before it was released to the public, the staff jumped on it. It is a good thing they did, because as it turns out, the library staff heard about the […]

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Nova Scotia Sustainability Center Gives New Life to Library Discards

By: Roxanna Asgarian First published on Nov. 4, 2013 by Library Journal Dalhousie University’s library system was in a bind. Bound books, mostly out-of-date academic journals that had since been uploaded to online databases, had been piling up for years. At nearly 50,000 volumes, the library was running out of space. “Any university that’s subscribing […]

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FAB Plans a Pedestrian Plaza at Putnam Triangle

First published May 11, 2011 in The Local blog of the New York Times A Fulton Area Business Alliance plan to revamp the block known as the Putnam Triangle caused a stir at the business improvement district’s Tuesday meeting, where residents, merchants and local officials debated the pros and cons of a new pedestrian plaza […]

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Last Call at Moe’s?

Owners are making one last attempt to negotiate with their landlord, who is beset with legal troubles. By Roxanna Asgarian First published in Fort Greene Patch on February 11, 2011 The owners of one of Fort Greene’s most popular bars have entered into last minute negotiations with their landlord — who is facing charges of […]

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