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Thousands of college students have signed petitions to cancel online-proctor deals in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin and Washington state.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Judge Brenda Penny ruled against immediately removing Britney Spears’s father from the conservatorship of her estate as Spears requested earlier this summer, although she has not ruled out future petitions for his removal or suspension.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive|Constance Grady|November 11, 2020|Vox
The petition must be filed within 48 hours of the count’s completion.How recounts work in Georgia, Wisconsin and other key states|Brittany Shammas, Emma Brown, Jon Swaine|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Still, she said, the state’s clerks were prepared to conduct a recount if a petition was received to do so.
I answered a Facebook post and signed a petition, which led to several conversations about pandemic support for folks like me and how to advocate for things like additional stimulus funding from our elected officials.I’m a Michigander who’s always voted Republican. But the President has failed us|jakemeth|November 1, 2020|Fortune
Apparently, the population of Kayakoy had petitioned the government in Ankara for the right to remain.
Liberty Counsel, a Christian freedom group challenging the law in court, petitioned the Supreme Court to hear the case.
Last month, the reclusive Matt Sandusky petitioned a court and was granted a name change for himself, his wife and four children.
When the degree of the chaos and corruption became evident, we petitioned the IOC to move the Games before it was too late.
That's when Windsor petitioned the Supreme Court to hear her case on an expedited basis.
Jogues petitioned to be sent back to the Mohawks as a missionary.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
So he petitioned her, ardently, and his warmth found favor in the girl's grave, watchful eyes.The God of Love|Justin Huntly McCarthy
A society was formed for the purpose, a charter secured from the legislature, and Congress petitioned for land.The Deaf|Harry Best
Having presented their offerings to the caliph, they petitioned him to honour their city and mosques with his presence.Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century|Samuel Johnson
The municipality of the capital have petitioned for the suppression of bull-fights throughout the state.