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2015/03/04 14:10
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A major milestone in the Civil Rights Movement marks it's 50th Anniversary. This weekend, thousands will head to Selma, Alabama to retrace the same steps demonstrators took to protest discrimination...
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2015/03/04 09:37
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Clearly, this does little to ensure the domestic tranquility, giving additional impact to the adage that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Irving Kasner The Reagan era To the...
2015/03/03 19:05
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CNN Opinion asked a range of contributors to assess the impact of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are theirs. Ana Navarro:...
2015/03/03 13:53
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OVERTON, Nev. — The cowboy commissioner arrives late, barging into the night meeting like one of his prized rodeo bulls broken loose from its pen. His Clark County Commission staff has collected...
2015/03/02 21:19
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... Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Saving Time, which he proposed in 1785; However modern Daylight Saving Time first saw the light of day in 1895 when an entomologist from...
2015/03/02 05:14
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NEW YORK — Netflix’s “House of Cards” is back for a third season, and the binges are underway. If you’re avoiding spoilers, rest assured — there are none here. As the show’s creator Beau Willimon...
2015/03/01 22:13
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It's a night that shone bright for two local children and three charitable causes. An estimated $75,000 raised at Century 21 Heritage House Limited's 15th annual Golden Gala at Oxford Auditorium on...
2015/03/01 21:13
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Fifty years ago this month, a group of 90 Boulder activists were preparing to board a charter flight for the final day of the march from Selma, Ala., to the state capitol in Montgomery. Among them...
2015/03/01 16:05
2015/03/01 16:05
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One week after Alabama state troopers bludgeoned civil rights demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge outside Selma on March 7, 1965 a visibly shaken Lyndon Johnson called for and addressed a joint...
2015/03/01 13:19
2015/03/01 13:19
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Fifty years ago, when future congressman John Lewis attempted to lead 600 peaceful protesters out of Selma, Ala., across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they were met with tear gas, nightsticks and horses’...
2015/03/01 08:57
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Journalism has thrived on scandal since there's been journalism. For who except a saint wouldn't take vicarious pleasure in reading about how the mighty have fallen? Especially when pride, as usual,...
2015/03/01 05:22
2015/03/01 05:22
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On any other issue, when Obama wants something, The Great Republican Attack Machine gears up in fanatical opposition. The propaganda machine, spearheaded by Fox News, breaks out the cleavers and...
2015/02/28 16:36
2015/02/28 16:36
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It's been 50 years since Martlin Luther King Jr. pushed passage of the Voting Rights Act, and young people on Friday said they still feel the law's relevance. More than 30 Portland-area students saw...
2015/02/28 13:07
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Six future and one sitting U.S. President have been in Kewanee Just when I tell people I try to avoid printing lists because of the chance you'll leave someone or something out — here I am again with...
2015/02/28 06:13
2015/02/28 06:13
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... of Cards," which stars Kevin Spacey as machinating politician Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his Lady Macbeth, Claire, returned for its third season on Netflix early Friday morning. As...
2015/02/27 20:18
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NEW YORK — The green shoes. That’s what caught my eye as I sat down across from Kevin Spacey at the Regency Hotel last week and took a mental snapshot of his outfit before asking the first...
2015/02/27 20:13
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... -- Here's some background information about the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March in Alabama. Throughout March of 1965, a group of demonstrators faced violence as they attempted to march from...
2015/02/27 18:17
2015/02/27 18:17
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The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as football and who championed human rights around the globe, has died. He was...
2015/02/27 08:57
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People get weird over movies. I'm not complaining about this, because if people didn't get weird about movies then there'd probably be little call for someone like me to write about them. Still, it...
2015/02/26 21:40
2015/02/26 21:40
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The 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be commemorated by a series of events in New Orleans beginning this week. A nonprofit organization, Liberty ’64, is...
2015/03/04 14:10
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