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2015/01/23 12:14
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Illinois' troubled residential treatment centers for children and teens are drawing the attention of federal authorities after the Tribune documented hundreds of rape and assault allegations and found...
2015/01/23 12:14
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2015/01/23 11:49
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DENVER – (FOX NEWS)--A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married gay couples, can they also be...
2015/01/23 02:13
2015/01/23 02:13
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Laws requiring photo identification for voting are one of the most contentious areas of disagreement between Republicans and Democrats. Republicans argue that they are essential to protect the...
2015/01/21 10:54
2015/01/21 10:54
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Hot-button issueU.S. officials to lead police-shootings forum The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum...
2015/01/21 00:08
2015/01/21 00:08
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Amarillo, TX - A Texas bank accused of discriminating against Hispanics is agreeing to pay hundreds of victims in a $140,000 settlement. The Department of Justice announced that First United Bank of...
2015/01/20 01:19
2015/01/20 01:19
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A group called "Justice for John Geer" picket outside of the police department in the Massey building, on January, 08, 2015 in Fairfax, VA. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) Even the county’s Board...
2015/01/19 08:58
2015/01/19 08:58
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As we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, we should remember an important part of his legacy – the Fair Housing Act of 1968, passed with a bipartisan vote of Congress as a tribute to King...
2015/01/13 13:14
2015/01/13 13:14
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A same-sex wedding cake topper is seen outside the East Los Angeles County Recorder's Office on Valentine's Day during a news event for National Freedom to Marry Week in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 14,...
2015/01/10 14:42
2015/01/10 14:42
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Justice Department, Kansas Agreement will Protect Women Prisoners at Topeka Correctional Facility The agreement resolves allegations that the state subjects women prisoners at TCF to harm due to...
2015/01/10 00:13
2015/01/10 00:13
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The Cook County state's attorney's office and a former prosecutor have been slapped with a rare sanction by a federal judge who said they "acted in bad faith" during a civil rights case filed against...
2015/01/09 19:36
2015/01/09 19:36
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My friend Brian Wright O'Connor of Boston wrote a profile of the departing Massachusetts two-term governor Deval Patrick, the state's first African-American governor. Patrick was a poor kid from...
2015/01/09 01:10
2015/01/09 01:10
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Three former correctional officers with the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, were sentenced Thursday for abusing an inmate and engaging in conduct to cover up the criminal...
2015/01/08 19:19
2015/01/08 19:19
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A group called "Justice for John Geer" picket outside of the police department in the Massey building, on Jan. 8, 2015 in Fairfax, Va. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) “I feel like I could be...
2015/01/08 17:39
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Late Monday afternoon, following a Dec. 22 court order by Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows, Fairfax County for the first time released the name of the Fairfax County police officer who...
2015/01/02 12:34
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WASHINGTON :Notching up successes in fields as diverse as poetry and politics, the some three million-strong Indian American community packed more power and influence far beyond their numbers in the...
2014/12/31 23:55
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From the earliest cave paintings to the Mass Observers of Great Britain, chronicling the everyday has been a preoccupation of humankind.1 And on rare occasions a face in the crowd has captured...
2014/12/31 20:44
2014/12/31 20:44
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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Rainbow/PUSH Coalition will be in Milwaukee on Friday, January 2nd. A rally is planned for Friday afternoon. Demonstrators will meet in downtown...
2014/12/29 14:13
2014/12/29 14:13
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Bernard Bailey went to Town Hall to discuss his daughter's traffic ticket for a broken taillight. Within minutes, he was dead — the police chief shot him twice in the chest. A third bullet passed...
2014/12/29 13:58
2014/12/29 13:58
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... -- Two former deputies to Loretta Lynch, who has been nominated as the next U.S. attorney general, are front-runners for her old job as the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, according to...
2014/12/25 20:44
2014/12/25 20:44
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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Demonstrators from Milwaukee protesting the decision by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm NOT to charge former Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney in the...
2015/01/23 12:14
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