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Sunday January 8th, 2023 night edition

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W.Va. journalist let go after reporting on abuse allegations.

This undated photo shows former West Virginia Public Broadcasting reporter Amelia Ferrell Knisely.

Knisely was let go from her job at WVPB on Dec. 20, 2022, after she wrote about the alleged abuse of people with disabilities at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services.

(Amelia Ferrell Knisely via AP) This undated photo shows former West Virginia Public Broadcasting reporter Amelia Ferrell Knisely.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia journalist lost her job last month after she reported about alleged abuse of people with disabilities within the state agency that runs West Virginia’s foster care and psychiatric facilities.

West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority chairman William H. File III said Antolini told the board “he was not coerced or pressured by anyone.”. »

Millions of workers are subject to noncompete agreements. They could soon be banned

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The Federal Trade Commission took an a bold move on Thursday aimed at shifting the balance of power from companies to workers.

The agency proposed a new rule that would prohibit employers from imposing noncompete agreements on their workers, a practice it called exploitative and widespread, affecting some 30 million American workers.

"A recent study found one in five workers without a college education is subject to non-compete agreements. »

Iran executes karate champion and volunteer children’s coach amid crackdown on protests

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The executions on Saturday of two young men in Iran, one a karate champion, the other a volunteer children’s coach, in connection with nationwide protests have sparked outrage around the world.

Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, who allegedly took part in anti-regime protests last year, was reportedly hanged on Saturday morning.

Karami, 21, was an Iranian-Kurdish karate champion who sported a tattoo of the Olympic rings on the inside of his arm. »

Redfall isn't Arkane's Left 4 Dead – it's the studio's spin on Far Cry

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But, in terms of the way that you play and experience Redfall, it's not like those games at all.

When you think of Far Cry, your mind is likely flooded with images of exotic landscapes and faraway paradises.

"Redfall sometimes feels like what you'd get if you blended the Arkane creative values with Far Cry 2 or S.T.A.L.K.E.R.," Smith continues. »

Biker Gets Caught After Posting Police Chase on TikTok

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The Clayton County Police Department issued arrest warrants for an unidentified motorcyclist who uploaded a video of themselves being chased by the police on TikTok and YouTube, WSB-TV reported.

The police department celebrated the arrest with a siren and police car emoji on their post.

Clayton County police issued a total of 12 arrest warrants for the biker, although the charges were not announced. »