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2015/03/30 18:22
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In 1993, Rosa Parks attended the dedication of the middle school in Olney named in her honor. To today’s students at the school, that’s practically ancient history, so their knowledge of the civil...
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2015/03/30 07:04
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Why a woman’s place is on the $20 bill Have you ever taken a good look at the money in your wallet? If you look at the faces of each bill and coin, you’ll begin to notice a pattern — every form of...
2015/03/29 12:48
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Academics have a way of complicating things quite a bit. Here’s a shortened version of what Jason Brennan describes as “the folk theory of voting ethics”: 1. Each citizen has a civic duty to...
2015/03/29 10:19
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- If you want an idea of what large parts of downtown looked like when construction started on The Grand Rapids Press building in 1964, go take a look at the former newspaper plant...
2015/03/29 00:48
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This book really needed to be written. Thank you! It sounds so schmaltzy me saying this, but some psychiatrists interviewed me this morning from the Psychiatric Times, and they said, “We think your...
2015/03/28 23:21
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PATERSON – In a procession along some of Paterson’s most notorious streets, a group of more than 75 community leaders, police officers and city residents marched in the name of peace on...
2015/03/28 18:16
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Ann G. Rhodes York County Elizabeth Chapman A prominent violinist with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra 50 years ago, Elizabeth Chapman shared her talent with many young musicians throughout the...
2015/03/28 13:08
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When the $1 coin featuring Susan B. Anthony debuted in January 1979, it was a total flop. Small, silver, and round, it looked too much like the quarter, critics complained, making it hard to find in a...
2015/03/28 06:24
2015/03/28 06:24
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They are: Fiction: "A Touch of Stardust," by Kate Alcott; "If I Fall, If I Die," by Michael Christie; "The Magician’s Lie," by Greer MacAllister; "Ruby," by Cynthia Bond; "In Plain Sight," by Fern...
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2015/03/27 19:05
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... great social movement begins with a set of ideas validated, internalized, and then shared and amplified through media, grassroots organizations, and thousands, even millions, of conversations,"...
2015/03/27 12:47
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Getting Andrew Jackson off the $20 isn't the hard part. Getting the country to agree on what should be there instead? Not so easy.Photo: Shutterstock On paper, it doesn’t look like it would be...
2015/03/27 05:16
2015/03/27 05:16
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Terry Ashe/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image A surprising marijuana court win: Robert Randall, called by some ''the Rosa Parks of the medical-marijuana movement,'' made legal and medical history in...
2015/03/26 23:48
2015/03/26 23:48
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NEW BERLIN (WITI) — Move over Jackson, it’s time for a woman on the $20 bill — so say a growing movement of Americans. Joining the ‘Women on 20’s’ campaign is a group of New Berlin 6th...
2015/03/26 06:26
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Each of the unique figures reflects the work of one of Julie Stenzel's sixth-grade students. What makes the project more intriguing is that Stenzel teaches reading, not art. This is the third year...
2015/03/26 05:42
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A campaign to put a woman on the face of the $20 bill has gained momentum during Women’s History month, bringing us a critical step closer to making the long overdue idea a reality. The Women On 20s...
2015/03/26 04:57
2015/03/26 04:57
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President Andrew Jackson may not be the face of the $20 bill, as there is a campaign that is trying to replace him with an accomplished woman. Many Americans, including President Barack Obama,...
2015/03/26 03:44
2015/03/26 03:44
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The daughters of two major figures of the civil rights era, Martin Luther King Jr. and former Alabama Gov. George Wallace, shared a stage Wednesday on the steps of the Alabama...
2015/03/25 20:21
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PATERSON – City police officers arrested a 24-year-old Paterson resident on drug dealing charges Tuesday night after they say he smashed a glass container of PCP to the sidewalk outside a grocery...
2015/03/25 09:38
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Susan Sarandon wants new $20 bill to feature a woman's face Susan Sarandon has been wondering that why there hasn't been a single woman on any piece of the American currency notes, and wants to see a...
2015/03/25 00:58
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There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including...
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