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Marissa Alexander will still have to go to trial for a second time on charges of assault for firing a warning shot during a dispute with her abusive husband. But in the meantime, a judge agreed to release her Wednesday, just in time for Thanksgiving.
Even after new direction from the Justice Department, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag has continued her aggressive crackdown on some of the country's largest medical marijuana dispensaries. Her members of Congress aren't happy.