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The News & Observer
Groups demand Wake County reduce black student suspensionsThree community groups “are demanding” that the Wake County school system respo
Groups demand Wake County reduce black student suspensions
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Three community groups “are demanding” that the Wake County school system respond to a new report showing the high rate of suspensions among black students. A new report released Tuesday by the University of Pennsylvania shows that while black... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Overwhelming Majority of California Latino Voters Want Climate Action NowSan Francisco, CA - According to a new poll conducted by Latino Decisions for E
Overwhelming Majority of California Latino Voters Want Climate Action Now
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 days ago
San Francisco, CA - According to a new poll conducted by Latino Decisions for Earthjustice, a national environmental nonprofit law firm, and GreenLatinos, a leading national nonprofit of Latino environmental leaders, 81 percent of registered Latino... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Hundreds Rally For Equitable Climate ActionSACRAMENTO, CA. - Today, commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrin
Hundreds Rally For Equitable Climate Action
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
SACRAMENTO, CA. - Today, commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, 200 community leaders from across the state are rallying in the Capitol to demand climate policies that benefit and protect low-income communities and communities of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Countries Drafting Plans On How to Stop Planet From Warming FurtherWater. I need water. Not food," 35-year-old Limpa Lanakai said in her native Sa
Countries Drafting Plans On How to Stop Planet From Warming Further
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Water. I need water. Not food," 35-year-old Limpa Lanakai said in her native Samburu language. "If I have no water, food means nothing to me." The mother of four, a resident of Mokori in Isiolo County in Kenya's Rift Valley, and four other women are... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Concerns About Locked Juvenile Units Go Before Reform Panel FridayHARTFORD — Scrutiny of the locked units for boys and girls in Middletown contin
Concerns About Locked Juvenile Units Go Before Reform Panel Friday
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
HARTFORD — Scrutiny of the locked units for boys and girls in Middletown continues this morning with a hearing before a governor-appointed panel that recommends reforms in the juvenile justice system. The Connecticut Juvenile Training School for... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
AP EXCLUSIVE: California measure fails to create green jobs - SACRAMENTO Calif. ( — Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects ...Money is trickling in at a slower-than-anticipated rate, and more than half of
AP EXCLUSIVE: California measure fails to create green jobs - SACRAMENTO Calif. ( — Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects ...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Money is trickling in at a slower-than-anticipated rate, and more than half of the $297 million given to schools so far has gone to consultants and energy auditors. The board created to oversee the project and submit annual progress reports to the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
DCF's Katz To Defend Conditions At Locked Boys and Girls UnitsHARTFORD – Child-protection Commissioner Joette Katz Wednesday afternoon is sch
DCF's Katz To Defend Conditions At Locked Boys and Girls Units
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
HARTFORD – Child-protection Commissioner Joette Katz Wednesday afternoon is scheduled to defend her agency's operation of locked units for boys and girls before the legislature's Children's Committee, following a scathing report on excessive... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Advocacy Group: Locked Units For Boys And Girls In Middletown Should CloseBRIDGEPORT – A coalition of juvenile-justice reformers has called for the closu
Advocacy Group: Locked Units For Boys And Girls In Middletown Should Close
Hartford Courant / Posted 21 days ago
BRIDGEPORT – A coalition of juvenile-justice reformers has called for the closure of the state's high-security units for boys and girls in Middletown, citing revelations about abusive restraints and seclusions, staggering costs, and a lack of any... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Frank Denton: How to turn criminals into taxpayers“At its heart,” President Barack Obama said last month, “America is a nation of
Frank Denton: How to turn criminals into taxpayers
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
“At its heart,” President Barack Obama said last month, “America is a nation of second chances.” Obama made the remark as he released 46 federal drug offenders who had been given sentences disproportionate to their crimes during our national... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Mexico’s Arizona MomentFrontera NorteSur If Arizona’s SB 1070 law, underlined by the continuing death
Mexico’s Arizona Moment
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
Frontera NorteSur If Arizona’s SB 1070 law, underlined by the continuing deaths of migrants in the inhospitable, blazing desert of the Southwestern state, dramatizes the crisis of US immigration policy, then the mass murder of 72 Central and South... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Family and friends set to gather for funeral of Winchester 'Superman' following prison deathA funeral will be held for Hadyn Burton, who was found hanging in his cell at W
Family and friends set to gather for funeral of Winchester 'Superman' following prison death
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
A funeral will be held for Hadyn Burton, who was found hanging in his cell at Winchester Prison on July 15, at the South Downs Natural Burial Site, in East Meon, at 12pm. Since the news of his death emerged tributes have been paid on social media... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Trouble at DCFThere are major problems at Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families,
Trouble at DCF
The Record-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
There are major problems at Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families, and until they are corrected, children in the state’s care are suffering. At the same time, substantial amounts of taxpayer money go unaccounted for. Both of these areas... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's officeSAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of S
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's office
Oakland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office Thursday afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis Ojeda, an activist with the California Immigrant Youth... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's officeSAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of S
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's office
Inside Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office Thursday afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis Ojeda, an activist with the California Immigrant Youth... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's officeSAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of S
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's office
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office Thursday afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis Ojeda, an activist with the California Immigrant Youth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama's Nairobi Visit Should Unlock American Funding for Climate ChangeAs President Obama pays a visit to demonstrate his commitment to his brothers a
Obama's Nairobi Visit Should Unlock American Funding for Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
As President Obama pays a visit to demonstrate his commitment to his brothers and sisters in Africa, he should bring with him a renewed commitment to help the continent adapt to climate change. More than five years ago, in the dark negotiating halls... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Investigations launched after two deaths in four days at Winchester PrisonINVESTIGATIONS have been launched following two deaths within days of each othe
Investigations launched after two deaths in four days at Winchester Prison
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
INVESTIGATIONS have been launched following two deaths within days of each other at Winchester Prison. As reported by the Hampshire Chronicle campaigner Haydn Burton was found hanging in his cell on July 15. He was taken to hospital where he died... Read more
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The Mercury News
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's officeSAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of S
Immigrant advocate protesters arrested in Sen. Feinstein's office
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office Thursday afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis Ojeda, an activist with the California Immigrant Youth... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in stateThe issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in state
Greenwich Time / Posted 1 months ago
The issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children and Families for harsh and unacceptable treatment of youths at the state’s only secure facilities for delinquent children. At the Connecticut Juvenile Training School for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in stateThe issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in state
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children and Families for harsh and unacceptable treatment of youths at the state’s only secure facilities for delinquent children. At the Connecticut Juvenile Training School for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in stateThe issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children
Change the way juvenile delinquents handled in state
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
The issue: Two independent reports criticized the state Department of Children and Families for harsh and unacceptable treatment of youths at the state’s only secure facilities for delinquent children. At the Connecticut Juvenile Training School for... Read more
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