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2014/10/02 01:35
2014/10/02 01:35
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dr. Marilyn L. Miller, 83, passed away on May 22, 2014 at Beacon Place Hospice in Greensboro, N.C. Born Oct. 9, 1930, in St. Joseph, Mo., she was the daughter of James Irving Miller...
2014/10/02 01:35
2014/10/02 01:35
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2014/10/01 21:43
2014/10/01 21:43
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Every year kids bring home books that make some parents raise their eyebrows. Such language! Boy wizards! Underpants! The outraged parents demand that the books be banned. The American Library...
2014/10/01 03:38
2014/10/01 03:38
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MU is hosting a traveling exhibit by the American Library Association called “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” through Oct. 31. The exhibit opened Sept. 24 and is free and open to the...
2014/09/30 16:48
2014/09/30 16:48
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Today, two Denver schools’ teachers are participating in a sick-out to protest alterations to the U.S. history curriculum and changes to their pay. Last week, hundreds of high schoolers in...
2014/09/28 13:04
2014/09/28 13:04
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This is Banned Books Week, an annual event organized by the American Library Association to highlight what it considers a threat to freedom when people seek to have books banned from libraries and...
2014/09/27 13:22
2014/09/27 13:22
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Each year, the American Library Association presents a list of books that have been targeted for removal from libraries and schools, but due to the efforts of librarians, teachers and students, most...
2014/09/26 22:53
2014/09/26 22:53
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ACLU of Idaho holds banned books sale in Boise BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- The ACLU of Idaho is holding a book sale at The Crux coffee shop in Downtown Boise as part of National Banned Books week. (The...
2014/09/26 15:41
2014/09/26 15:41
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It's the last day of Banned Books Week, when American Library Association calls attention to the freedom we have to read what we want. An exhibition at the Dallas Holocaust Museum reminds us that...
2014/09/26 04:42
2014/09/26 04:42
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This year's event focuses on comic books and graphic novels, for example, Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis," which details the author's formative years in Iran, after the Islamic Revolution. But banned...
2014/09/26 00:39
2014/09/26 00:39
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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom This week is banned books week, when the American Library Association calls attention to the freedom we have to read what we want. An...
2014/09/25 23:30
2014/09/25 23:30
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... lot of the titles are rather stunning,” said Bruce DeLaney, owner of Rediscovered Books, celebrating its eighth year in Boise, four of those years on Eighth Street in the city’s downtown core. “It...
2014/09/25 17:52
2014/09/25 17:52
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This is Banned Books Week. This is one of our favorite weeks here at the Havre-Hill County Library. It is an annual event celebrating intellectual freedom and the importance of the First...
2014/09/25 14:52
2014/09/25 14:52
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Every year, kids go to school or the library and bring back books that make some parents raise their eyebrows. Such language! Boy wizards! Sexual situations! Underpants! There are formal complaints...
2014/09/25 10:54
2014/09/25 10:54
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... ban books to exterminate ideas they imagine [to be] a threat to their values,” Holinger wrote in an email, while also referencing the “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” – an...
2014/09/25 09:50
2014/09/25 09:50
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Professor Poopypants must be stopped! And so must the Bionic Booger Boy and the Potty People. They are all characters in the Captain Underpants series of children's books, written by Dav Pilkey, and...
2014/09/25 06:41
2014/09/25 06:41
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COOKE COUNTY, TX - Libraries across the nation are bringing awareness this week to controversial books on their shelves. Many people may think book banning is something that only happened in the...
2014/09/25 06:03
2014/09/25 06:03
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Although the book won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association and was a New York Times bestselling novel, since its release it has been challenged in school districts...
2014/09/25 05:48
2014/09/25 05:48
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By Alexandra Svokos, Huffington Post While some parents want certain books removed from schools, teachers are remembering the important reasons to keep them in the classroom. This week is the 32nd...
2014/09/25 05:15
2014/09/25 05:15
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We're talking, of course, about Banned Books Week, which began Sunday and runs through Saturday. It's a time not for toasts or cheers — far from it. This is a week to remember some of the darker...
2014/09/25 04:55
2014/09/25 04:55
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The annual Banned Books Week will continue through Saturday and will draw attention to the action of censorship by government agencies across the nation. Banned Books Week began in 1982 by the...
2014/10/02 01:35
2014/10/02 01:35
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