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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
2 crowns, 1 gas mask show Mississippi complexityJohn Faulkner, D-Holly Springs, said he was fascinated to read an 1816 handwrit
2 crowns, 1 gas mask show Mississippi complexity
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
John Faulkner, D-Holly Springs, said he was fascinated to read an 1816 handwritten petition to the Mississippi territorial legislature, requesting the emancipation of an enslaved woman named Mary and her five children. She was the widow of Ben... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
In Flint, Hillary Clinton casts herself as a problem-solver - and looks past New Hampshireelse in America." Clinton has repeatedly described the water crisis in Flint,
In Flint, Hillary Clinton casts herself as a problem-solver - and looks past New Hampshire
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
else in America." Clinton has repeatedly described the water crisis in Flint, where a majority of residents are African American, as an example of the nation's struggle with economic and racial inequality. She did so again Sunday morning at a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Green alert: Texas high court candidates share a last name, but little elsehas been ethically challenged,” McDonald said. “He has been in ethical hot wate
Green alert: Texas high court candidates share a last name, but little else
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 hours ago
has been ethically challenged,” McDonald said. “He has been in ethical hot water from the day he was sworn in to the Legislature till after he left.” Brandon Rottinghaus, a political science professor at the University of Houston, said... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshireunimportant in the race for president. In fact, it’s the nation’s first primary
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
Savannah Morning News / Posted 8 hours ago
unimportant in the race for president. In fact, it’s the nation’s first primary and the next in a series of clues into what Americans want in their next president. And at least two candidates, Govs. John Kasich of Ohio and Chris Christie of New... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Confusion alert: Texas high court candidates share a name but differ greatlyhas been ethically challenged,” McDonald said. “He has been in ethical hot wate
Confusion alert: Texas high court candidates share a name but differ greatly
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 hours ago
has been ethically challenged,” McDonald said. “He has been in ethical hot water from the day he was sworn in to the Legislature till after he left.” Brandon Rottinghaus, a political science professor at the University of Houston, said... Read more
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Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: Could NJ be the next Flint?the federal government and then started to dismantle environmental protections.
COMMENTARY: Could NJ be the next Flint?
Daily Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
the federal government and then started to dismantle environmental protections. That executive order came directly from the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Koch brothers. Similar to Michigan, the Christie administration’s head of... Read more
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Breitbart
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’a lot of people watching and listening last night. And it’s not about Marco Rub
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
a lot of people watching and listening last night. And it’s not about Marco Rubio. It’s about our country. It’s about the American people. We’ve had a president for seven years who was the first United States senator who never managed anything in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for Mainethe state’s expansion, but said he was willing to make changes to the program t
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
the state’s expansion, but said he was willing to make changes to the program to satisfy critics in the GOP-dominated Legislature. Because of Arkansas unique requirement that at least 75 percent of lawmakers must approve any appropriation and... Read more
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The China Post
Agreement reached on provisional Haiti government, says OASless than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down,
Agreement reached on provisional Haiti government, says OAS
The China Post / Posted 21 hours ago
less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, special OAS... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'Making a Murderer' has something in common with the most notorious case of the '90sAP / Dan Powers, Vince Bucci The first episode of FX's true-crime anthology "T
'Making a Murderer' has something in common with the most notorious case of the '90s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
AP / Dan Powers, Vince Bucci The first episode of FX's true-crime anthology "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" aired on Tuesday, transporting viewers back to the chaotic, nail-biting trial of the mid-1990s. The "trial of the... Read more
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CBS News
Haiti President Martelly spared in last-minute dealless than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down,
Haiti President Martelly spared in last-minute deal
CBS News / Posted yesterday
less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, special OAS... Read more
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Aljazeera
Philippines' peace process in tattersinsurgencies. After eight months of consultations, 200 hours of debates and 51
Philippines' peace process in tatters
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
insurgencies. After eight months of consultations, 200 hours of debates and 51 hearings among lawmakers, the Philippine legislature failed to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law, which would establish a new autonomous Muslim-majority political entity... Read more
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USA Today
Violence against blacks recalls civil-rights erain April 2015. Laquan McDonald, shot 16 times by police in Chicago in late 2014
Violence against blacks recalls civil-rights era
USA Today / Posted yesterday
in April 2015. Laquan McDonald, shot 16 times by police in Chicago in late 2014. All the incidents involved African American victims and were followed by protests and allegations of injustice. Black History Month in 2016 comes at a time of... Read more
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Salon.com
Samantha Bee’s revolution: Crashing the boys’ club of late-night news comedy with her own fearless “Full Frontal”ends up in a makeshift classroom full of refugee children learning geography in
Samantha Bee’s revolution: Crashing the boys’ club of late-night news comedy with her own fearless “Full Frontal”
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
ends up in a makeshift classroom full of refugee children learning geography in a tent. During recess, she gives them an American football, and then scolds them for “playing wrong.” She falls asleep during the lengthy explanation the aid worker... Read more
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The News & Observer
In Orwellian move, NC State Archives blocks access to death penalty photopleaded with Gov. J.C.B. Ehringhaus to spare his life. On Jan. 24, 1936, the st
In Orwellian move, NC State Archives blocks access to death penalty photo
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
pleaded with Gov. J.C.B. Ehringhaus to spare his life. On Jan. 24, 1936, the state executed Foster, an African-American, the first in the state to die by lethal gas. At the time, officials considered gas more humane than hanging. Yet... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaskans urge lawmakers to not sink the Permanent FundIn the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public
Alaskans urge lawmakers to not sink the Permanent Fund
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
In the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public comments to the Alaska Legislature Thursday night, you could have watched the entire feature-length presentation of James Cameron’s “Titanic.” The issue wasn’t a film... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorand trust in our public institutions. The Champion School Board resolved in it
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and trust in our public institutions. The Champion School Board resolved in its resolution to call upon the Ohio legislature to: 1. Pass legislation that eliminates the state policy of extracting charter school tuition and funding from... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Public Defenders Battle Through Excessive Indigent Caseloadshimself - and a Family Court division of four attorneys, has followed national
Public Defenders Battle Through Excessive Indigent Caseloads
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
himself - and a Family Court division of four attorneys, has followed national trends. Whereas standards set by the American Bar Association limit felony and misdemeanor cases to 150 and 400 a year per attorney, respectively, Barone's office... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentless than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down,
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted yesterday
less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, special OAS... Read more
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The China Post
Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentless than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down,
Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
The China Post / Posted yesterday
less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, special OAS... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
GOP Debate: Candidates Defend Records, Readiness For Officein the future of our country, believed in its future...we need someone who has
GOP Debate: Candidates Defend Records, Readiness For Office
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
in the future of our country, believed in its future...we need someone who has a proven record to take our case to the American people because our message is by far the best one." Carson: "For many months the political class, pundits, the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Money for Flint? Yes, but bigger issues loomin the way he talks about Flint, and in the way he frames the policy discussion
Money for Flint? Yes, but bigger issues loom
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
in the way he talks about Flint, and in the way he frames the policy discussion going forward. His budget, due soon to the Legislature, will be the first indication of whether, and how, he plans to execute that transition. I have no doubt, for... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentless than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down,
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, special OAS... Read more
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The Morning Call
Politics as Usualseized on that response, accusing McGinty of misrepresenting tens of thousands
Politics as Usual
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
seized on that response, accusing McGinty of misrepresenting tens of thousands of dollars in contributions. The American Rising PAC blasted out a list of donations from individuals employed at a Philadelphia-area oil refinery, a company... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Welcome to The Jungle: Society’s role in our homeless crisisA state Department of Social and Health Services internal study last year showe
Welcome to The Jungle: Society’s role in our homeless crisis
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
A state Department of Social and Health Services internal study last year showed that an appalling 47 percent of African-American foster kids in King County are homeless within a year of leaving state custody. On-time graduation rates for foster... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Bryant: 'Hinds County needed this plant'news for Hinds County since — “Ever.” Bryant and McCullough sat down with The
Bryant: 'Hinds County needed this plant'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
news for Hinds County since — “Ever.” Bryant and McCullough sat down with The Clarion-Ledger on Thursday after the Legislature approved hundreds of millions of dollars in incentives for the Continental plant and a shipyard in Gulfport.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentgovernment less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to ste
Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday. Special mission leader Ronald Sanders said the interim president will... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Haiti leaders move to install provisional governmentless than a day before the president Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down,
Haiti leaders move to install provisional government
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
less than a day before the president Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States (OAS) told the Associated Press. Special mission leader Ronald Sanders said the interim president will be... Read more
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Island Packet
Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentAn official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press
Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
An official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘While the City Slept’ excerpts: Madness and murder in a broken systemtreatment The problems in the public mental health system had deep roots. In 1
‘While the City Slept’ excerpts: Madness and murder in a broken system
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
treatment The problems in the public mental health system had deep roots. In 1955, more than half a million Americans were housed in mental hospitals. Many of them were there for no particular reason, other than that someone with a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State House vote on school vouchers set for MondayAssociation and several county commissions have come out against the bill. On t
State House vote on school vouchers set for Monday
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Association and several county commissions have come out against the bill. On the other side are the state arms of American Federation for Children, Students First and the conservative Beacon Center of Tennessee. Dunn argues that children... Read more
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Boston Herald
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentgovernment less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to ste
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday. Special mission leader Ronald Sanders said the interim president will... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti governmentPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An official with the Organization of American Stat
AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel... Read more
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ABC News
AP NewsBreak: Deal Reached on Provisional Haiti GovernmentAn official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press
AP NewsBreak: Deal Reached on Provisional Haiti Government
ABC News / Posted yesterday
An official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Cooler than normal temperatures through Mardi GrasState Capitol (Source: WAFB) Governor John Bel Edwards issued a call Friday fo
Cooler than normal temperatures through Mardi Gras
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
State Capitol (Source: WAFB) Governor John Bel Edwards issued a call Friday for a 25-day special session of the Louisiana Legislature. The special session will address the budget shortfall, which is the largest in Louisiana's history. Governor... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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USA Today
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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First Coast News
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true Americanyears ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Vernon Dahmer, civil rights martyr, remembered as true American
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
years ago, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Mississippi NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. because he believed in the right of all Americans to vote. “He was a remarkable person,” said Taylor Branch, who wrote about Dahmer in his Pulitzer-Prize winning... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio success depends on SAISD successParents who have a high school diploma or GED are more apt to take an active ro
San Antonio success depends on SAISD success
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Parents who have a high school diploma or GED are more apt to take an active role in a child’s education, according to the American Council on Education. If parents’ education level can be improved and they can gain better-paying jobs, they won’t... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Carl Hiaasen: Fantasy sports betting big on the legislatureThe red-light district that masquerades as the Capitol building in Tallahassee
Carl Hiaasen: Fantasy sports betting big on the legislature
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
The red-light district that masquerades as the Capitol building in Tallahassee is bustling as always with the Legislature in session. It’s the annual festival of whores, when many Florida lawmakers sell out and roll over for high-rolling special... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state policemission-critical activities are fighting for the same pot of money,” said Eric
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
mission-critical activities are fighting for the same pot of money,” said Eric Madden, executive vice president for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania. The concern isn't the state police, Madden said, but the source... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Republicans gather in preparation for primaryParty of Davidson County's annual fundraising dinner. Named after two of most
Republicans gather in preparation for primary
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Party of Davidson County's annual fundraising dinner. Named after two of most influential Republican presidents in American history, The Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner serves as the largest fundraiser each year for the Republican Party of... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Fairness in W.Va. Discussed at Wheeling Jesuit University Panelgroup Fairness West Virginia. Prior to his work with the organization, Schneide
Fairness in W.Va. Discussed at Wheeling Jesuit University Panel
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
group Fairness West Virginia. Prior to his work with the organization, Schneider served as executive director for the American Civil Liberties Union in West Virginia and Connecticut. Schneider said a bill pending in the Legislature, the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT rally to ‘fight back’ on outsourcing, diversity draws hundredscoalition co-sponsored the rally, along with United Campus Workers, UT's Facult
UT rally to ‘fight back’ on outsourcing, diversity draws hundreds
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
coalition co-sponsored the rally, along with United Campus Workers, UT's Faculty Senate and the campus chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Attendees' posters bore messages on privatization ("Tennessee is not for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Lower tuition may be coming to some UNC campusesa more affordable option for students while altering the size and makeup of uni
Lower tuition may be coming to some UNC campuses
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
a more affordable option for students while altering the size and makeup of universities initially created for black and American Indian students. Legislation has been drafted with input from system administrators and a few UNC Board of... Read more
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