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Obama makes it easier for felons to become government workers

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WASHINGTON -- The federal government will no longer ask job applicants whether they have a criminal record, under a new policy announced Monday by President Obama. The decision to "ban the box" on federal employment applications comes as part of a broader package of criminal-justice reforms intended to help ex-prisoners stay out of prison. The...

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