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The following front-page stories received the most comments during the preceding week.

Many Duval County teachers are concerned about possibly committing a third-degree felony by simply having books in their classroom. What does the new state law say? read more

Sales of huge pickups are sustaining carmakers, bringing in record profits -- yet pedestrian and road safety advocates say today's massive trucks are a hazard, given their size, weight, and driver blind spots. read more

A lawyer for former Vice President Mike Pence discovered about a dozen documents marked as classified at Pence's Indiana home last week, and he has turned those classified records over to the FBI, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNN. read more

Air defense systems are being erected all over Moscow in anticipation of Putin's invasion ending with moscow being conquered by Ukrainian forces. read more

"In the last year, we've made some changes to our beloved spokescandies. We weren't sure if anyone would even notice," the brand said in a statement shared on Twitter. "And we definitely didn't think it would break the internet ... " read more

Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) prepared to hike average hourly wages for its 340,000 U.S. store workers at about 3,000 stores starting in February to tap employees in a tight domestic labor market. read more

CNN has obtained portions of the police scanner audio leading up to the arrest of Tyre Nichols who died three days after was pulled over for alleged reckless driving in Memphis, Tennessee. Police say confrontations ensued between Nichols and officers during the stop. read more

A former top FBI official in New York has been arrested over his ties to a Russian oligarch, law enforcement sources told ABC News Monday. read more

However, the act proposes much more than dismantling the IRS, and the framework has been around for decades. In its current iteration, the Fair Tax Act would get rid of every type of current federal tax " including payroll, self-employment, estate, death and corporate taxes " and replace them with a nationwide 23% retail tax that happens at the checkout counter for new goods and services. read more

Under SB 8, gun insurance in the state would be similar to car insurance, making gun owners civilly liable for property damage, injury, or death resulting from the use of their firearms. read more


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