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The Sacramento Bee
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsdue to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 minutes ago
due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsdue to religious beliefs - decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 16 minutes ago
due to religious beliefs - decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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Salon.com
US gov’t says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsdue to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US gov’t says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
Salon.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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ABC News
US Gov't Says North Carolina LGBT Law Violates Civil Rightsdue to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US Gov't Says North Carolina LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights
ABC News / Posted 27 minutes ago
due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsdue to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsdue to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics s
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted an hour ago
due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Ellis County drug take back event collects 860 pounds of medication Posted May. 4, 2016 at 7:43 PM Ellis County citizens participated in the Nat
Ellis County drug take back event collects 860 pounds of medication
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 hours ago
Posted May. 4, 2016 at 7:43 PM Ellis County citizens participated in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Event on Saturday.After residents cleaned out their medicine cabinets... Read more
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Philly.com
Can conservatives stomach Trump as the Republican nominee?Donald Trump no longer has any rivals for the Republican presidential nominatio
Can conservatives stomach Trump as the Republican nominee?
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Donald Trump no longer has any rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, but he could struggle with the first order of business for any standard bearer: party unity. Namely, about a quarter of GOP voters have said they would never vote for... Read more
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Daily Record
It's time to seize the day, Nicola - don't let Scotland downTODAY we cross the finishing line on the most low-key and predictable election
It's time to seize the day, Nicola - don't let Scotland down
Daily Record / Posted 2 hours ago
TODAY we cross the finishing line on the most low-key and predictable election in the history of devolution. But nothing should be taken for granted, especially your vote. The question today is not if she will win, but how she should wield the... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent RanksBy Jennifer Palmer, Oklahoma Watch The teachers in K-12 classrooms in Oklahoma
Gender Gaps Persist In Oklahoma Teacher, Superintendent Ranks
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 5 hours ago
By Jennifer Palmer, Oklahoma Watch The teachers in K-12 classrooms in Oklahoma and other states historically were mostly women. Their bosses — the principals and superintendents — were mostly men. In two of those jobs, not much has changed. Nearly... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights100-person capacity 18 minutes before starting. Source: Dixon Hayes/WBRC Oxfor
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 hours ago
100-person capacity 18 minutes before starting. Source: Dixon Hayes/WBRC Oxford city councilors met at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and voted 3-2 to recall the ordinance that made it illegal for people to use a public bathroom that is different from the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights100-person capacity 18 minutes before starting. Source: Dixon Hayes/WBRC Oxfor
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 hours ago
100-person capacity 18 minutes before starting. Source: Dixon Hayes/WBRC Oxford city councilors met at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and voted 3-2 to recall the ordinance that made it illegal for people to use a public bathroom that is different from the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
One Man (Who Is Not A Fan Of Trump) Explains Why Trump Winning Is Good For DemocracyBy Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, While it might sound strange, a co
One Man (Who Is Not A Fan Of Trump) Explains Why Trump Winning Is Good For Democracy
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
By Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, While it might sound strange, a coronation of Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary will mark the end of the party as we know it. There’s been a lot written about the “Sanders surge,” with much of it... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsDepartment said Wednesday that a North Carolina law limiting protections to LGB
US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 hours ago
Department said Wednesday that a North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced. NewsOxford city council repeals transgender bathroom ordinanceOxford city council repeals transgender... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Lakehead hires human rights directorLakehead University has chosen Dreeni Geer as its first director of human right
Lakehead hires human rights director
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Lakehead University has chosen Dreeni Geer as its first director of human rights and equity. Geer comes to Lakehead after working as War Child Canada's country director in Uganda, where she provided strategic leadership for the organization's... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Millennial housing shut-out greatly exaggeratedA new report from the Brookings Institute seeks to allay fears that Millennials
Millennial housing shut-out greatly exaggerated
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 hours ago
A new report from the Brookings Institute seeks to allay fears that Millennials are staying out of the housing market. The study by the Washington, D.C.-based think tank separates Millennials who are college grads from those that didn't go beyond... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Southern Methodist Univ, TX, Ser 2016A & Taxable 2016B Rev Bonds 'AACHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AA-' rating to the appr
Fitch Rates Southern Methodist Univ, TX, Ser 2016A & Taxable 2016B Rev Bonds 'AA
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AA-' rating to the approximately $134 million series 2016A and 2016B higher education revenue bonds issued by Southwest Higher Education Authority, Inc., on behalf of Southern Methodist... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, Series 2010WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AAAsf' rating on the series 2010-1 stude
Fitch Affirms North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority, Series 2010
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AAAsf' rating on the series 2010-1 student loan backed notes issued by the State Education Assistance Authority, a political subdivision of the State of North Carolina. The Rating Outlook remains... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian StudentsFor centuries now, it has been proven globally that education is an indispensab
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
For centuries now, it has been proven globally that education is an indispensable antidote to poverty, hardship and misery. The development of any nation is anchored to education, especially quality higher education. There is no asset that is more... Read more
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The Hill
Higher education involvement benefits unmanned aircraft systems safety and innovationThe commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)–or drones–is on tra
Higher education involvement benefits unmanned aircraft systems safety and innovation
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
The commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)–or drones–is on track to permeate nearly every segment of the U.S. economy. The notions of drones delivering groceries, transporting medical supplies, helping farmers and assisting first... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
MCCCD board to vote on only remaining finalist for chancellor post; some board members criticize searchThe governing board of the Maricopa Community Colleges is scheduled to vote Wed
MCCCD board to vote on only remaining finalist for chancellor post; some board members criticize search
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 hours ago
The governing board of the Maricopa Community Colleges is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the hiring of a new chancellor, but with only one finalist left -- interim Chancellor Maria Harper-Marinick -- some board members say the search was not fair or... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Can Modern Orthodoxy Be The New Center?Orthodox Judaism is thriving. Upon analysis, however, the Orthodox picture is m
Can Modern Orthodoxy Be The New Center?
The Jewish Week / Posted 12 hours ago
Orthodox Judaism is thriving. Upon analysis, however, the Orthodox picture is more complicated. The charedi, or ultra wing of Orthodoxy, has surged in the past half-century while Modern Orthodoxy has had a near-death experience. Today there is a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hillary Clinton Says It's About 'Hard Choices' But Admits Many of Her Choices Were WrongHillary Clinton has stated many times that being president isn't about grand id
Hillary Clinton Says It's About 'Hard Choices' But Admits Many of Her Choices Were Wrong
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 hours ago
Hillary Clinton has stated many times that being president isn't about grand ideas but about making "hard choices." She even titled her book Hard Choices, and she has used this phrase regularly on the campaign trail. She's right: making difficult... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Jules Bailey hopes green brand resonates with Portland's blue votersIt was the first big battle of Jules Bailey's burgeoning political career, and
Jules Bailey hopes green brand resonates with Portland's blue voters
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 hours ago
It was the first big battle of Jules Bailey's burgeoning political career, and the fresh-faced teenager thought he had it in the bag. Classmates at Lincoln High School gathered to hear why Bailey – who ran unopposed for class treasurer as a freshman... Read more
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Gazette News
The five Police and Crime Commissioner hopefuls and why you should vote for themTHE election of a new police and crime commissioner for Essex will take place o
The five Police and Crime Commissioner hopefuls and why you should vote for them
Gazette News / Posted 17 hours ago
THE election of a new police and crime commissioner for Essex will take place on Thursday, May 5. Tory Nick Alston, who was elected as the county's first commissioner in 2012, is not seeking re-election, and five candidates are in the running to... Read more
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Newquay Voice
Approval set for 800 homes MAJOR plans to build up to 800 houses and two shopping centres as part of the
Approval set for 800 homes
Newquay Voice / Posted 19 hours ago
MAJOR plans to build up to 800 houses and two shopping centres as part of the Newquay Growth Area are earmarked for approval tomorrow (Thursday). The development, which is part of the Nansledan scheme, involves... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Capital Counts: Students organize an event asking the city to reconsider perceptions of the Southside high schoolBefore ever walking through the doors at Capital High School, incoming freshmen
Capital Counts: Students organize an event asking the city to reconsider perceptions of the Southside high school
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 20 hours ago
Before ever walking through the doors at Capital High School, incoming freshmen hear a lot of things about the school—that it’s rough, that it’s a bad school, that it’s a ghetto school, that there’s a lot of violence and gangs. But Capital High... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
LAUNCH Executive Director Hal Bowling Awarded Economy Fellowship, Joins North American Leadership NetworkThirty-six leaders representing innovative community and economic development s
LAUNCH Executive Director Hal Bowling Awarded Economy Fellowship, Joins North American Leadership Network
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
Thirty-six leaders representing innovative community and economic development solutions in 29 U.S. and Canadian cities have been selected to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economy’s (BALLE) fourth cohort of Local Economy Fellows. These are... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam Santiagoconducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order,
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead: MIriam Santiago
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
conducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order, depending on their availability in the heat of the campaign. Meetings are hosted by The STAR in the newspaper’s office, with the editorial staff asking the candidates... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Avoidable early deaths costing $3.1 billion annuallyWednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:26 pmPress Release: Royal Australian and NZ College o
Avoidable early deaths costing $3.1 billion annually
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:26 pmPress Release: Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists4 May 2015Avoidable early deaths costing New Zealand economy $3.1 billion annuallyInvestment in the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Interim chief named permanent at Seattle Central CollegeSheila Edwards Lange, the interim president of Seattle Central College, has bee
Interim chief named permanent at Seattle Central College
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Sheila Edwards Lange, the interim president of Seattle Central College, has been chosen to become permanent president of the Capitol Hill community college. Edwards Lange was formerly vice president for minority affairs and vice provost for... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawthe guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees of Tennessee's public colleges and universities who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Confronting PSU Foundation's gambling habit: Editorial Agenda 2016Now that Portland State University Foundation has made its third six-figure cam
Confronting PSU Foundation's gambling habit: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
Now that Portland State University Foundation has made its third six-figure campaign contribution to a proposed tax measure, the nonprofit might consider answering one question for donors: Just how much more of their money does it intend to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi ends testing requirement for diplomaIt's official: Mississippi high school seniors no longer must pass all four sub
Mississippi ends testing requirement for diploma
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
It's official: Mississippi high school seniors no longer must pass all four subject-area tests to graduate. State Board of Education members voted Friday on the change, which takes effect immediately. According to the new policy, this year's... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Opinion roundup: Government struggles to cut wasteCutting government waste is popular but difficult. Efforts by government bureau
Opinion roundup: Government struggles to cut waste
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Cutting government waste is popular but difficult. Efforts by government bureaucracy to stay alive are energetic and often resist the most enthusiastic reform efforts. Example No. 1 is the VA health system where hospital wait times are 50 percent... Read more
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The Mercury News
At $47,421, California has 6th highest cost per prisoner in the U.S.Incarceration is part of the American identity. As Vice reported in 2014, with
At $47,421, California has 6th highest cost per prisoner in the U.S.
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Incarceration is part of the American identity. As Vice reported in 2014, with over 2.4 million people behind bars, one in every 100 U.S. citizens is serving time. According to a 2014 report by the Hamilton Project, the United States' world-leading... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to leadconducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order,
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
conducting interviews with the presidential aspirants, in no particular order, depending on their availability in the heat of the campaign. Meetings are hosted by The STAR in the newspaper’s office, with the editorial staff asking the candidates... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawthe guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees of Tennessee's public colleges and universities who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on... Read more
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CBS News
Why is Sanders suddenly talking more about poverty?INDIANAPOLIS As the Democratic primary season enters its final weeks, combating
Why is Sanders suddenly talking more about poverty?
CBS News / Posted yesterday
INDIANAPOLIS As the Democratic primary season enters its final weeks, combating poverty has become a focal point of Bernie Sanders' pitch. In Indiana on Monday, he pointed out that 21 percent of children in the state are living in poverty -- and in... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Grassley, coalition want Campus Safety Act passedWASHINGTON -- Marking Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassl
Grassley, coalition want Campus Safety Act passed
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- Marking Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers and survivors of sexual assault Tuesday, urging the Senate to pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act. This bipartisan... Read more
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ajc.com
Seven Atlanta schools improve enough to avoid potential state...Seven of the more than two dozen Atlanta schools at risk of potential state tak
Seven Atlanta schools improve enough to avoid potential state...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Seven of the more than two dozen Atlanta schools at risk of potential state takeover have improved enough to avoid that fate, according to new state ratings released today. But performance at two other Atlanta schools dropped enough to place them at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Angie Motshekga - Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness FunctionSpeech delivered by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, o
Minister Angie Motshekga - Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Function
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Speech delivered by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, on the Occasion of the Light it up Blue for Autism Awareness Function, held in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal "Hope for People with Autism and other Disabilities and Special... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawthe guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees of Tennessee's public colleges and universities who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on... Read more
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Slate
If You Call Time Off Before College a “Gap Year,” You’re Probably Predisposed to SucceedGap Years for Everyone?Malia Obama’s college plan will probably work out great
If You Call Time Off Before College a “Gap Year,” You’re Probably Predisposed to Succeed
Slate / Posted yesterday
Gap Years for Everyone?Malia Obama’s college plan will probably work out great for her, but taking time off before college isn’t exactly foolproof. While gap years have traditionally been more common in Europe, Israel, and Australia than in the... Read more
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USA Today
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawThe bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
USA Today / Posted yesterday
The bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees of Tennessee's public colleges and universities who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on campus — but they must notify the local law enforcement agency with... Read more
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Officer.com
Tennessee Campus-Carry Bill to Become Lawthe guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate
Tennessee Campus-Carry Bill to Become Law
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature. The bill, Senate Bill 2376, allows full-time faculty, staff and other employees of Tennessee's public colleges and universities who have handgun-carry permits to carry their guns on... Read more
156 related stories
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The Atlantic
How Raising the Minimum Wage Could Reduce Crimehave mounted a national campaign to increase the minimum wage. They have made m
How Raising the Minimum Wage Could Reduce Crime
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
have mounted a national campaign to increase the minimum wage. They have made many arguments about the rising cost of living, the long-term effects of poverty, and the obstacles even faced by families who have two incomes. But in a new... Read more
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Orange County Register
Celebrating National Charter Schools WeekToday, thousands of charter school supporters, parents and kids will rally at t
Celebrating National Charter Schools Week
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Today, thousands of charter school supporters, parents and kids will rally at the state Capitol in Sacramento to celebrate National Charter Schools Week. The rally follows the recently announced goal of the California Charter Schools Association to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa, EFF and Political VulgarityIn April 2016 South African opposition politician Julius Malema said in an inte
South Africa, EFF and Political Vulgarity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In April 2016 South African opposition politician Julius Malema said in an interview that he is willing take up arms and "remove the government through the barrel of a gun". The African National Congress (ANC)-aligned military veterans issued a... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Loaded ContentIn January, Utter, a 1963 graduate of Jamestown High School, published a three-
Loaded Content
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
In January, Utter, a 1963 graduate of Jamestown High School, published a three-volume work entitled "Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy." The three volumes are comprised of 27 chapters on... Read more
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