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2014/09/01 13:05
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You’ve probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now, while Parks herself...
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2014/08/31 21:26
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Howard Buffett, the youngest son of the billionaire investor, said he was thinking of his mother when he paid $4.5 million for a trove of historic belongings left by civil rights...
2014/08/31 18:36
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MIAMI (AP) - In the world of Florida's Creole-language talk radio, where hard-working Haitian Americans tune in by the thousands, Philippe Bourciquot pitched the lure of easy money. He boasted that...
2014/08/31 11:16
2014/08/31 11:16
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... An Amish show of gratitude and a long-overdue military honor highlight the week's list of uplifting stories: Amish Plan 'Garage Raising' for Couple Who Returned Girls: Jeffrey and Pamela Stinson...
2014/08/31 09:28
2014/08/31 09:28
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The conflicting voices of different factions in Israeli society are exacerbating tensions and fueling intolerance. (Reuters) With scuffles over the Muslim call to prayer, controversy over women's...
2014/08/31 04:30
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Thank God there are people who understand the meaning of the word �legacy.� That understanding has been in short supply in recent years, particularly in the African-American communities and most...
2014/08/30 20:15
2014/08/30 20:15
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Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it. She...
2014/08/30 04:30
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It has been hidden from view since her death in 2005 at age 92. But this week�s sale of the estate of civil rights icon Rosa Parks � including her Congressional Medal of Freedom � was a relief to...
2014/08/30 01:34
2014/08/30 01:34
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Now he was going for the gold, wrapping his fingers around a more potent rod, a metal detector capable of reading signals from trash or treasure, buried up to a foot deep. "Not so much as a bottle...
2014/08/29 22:23
2014/08/29 22:23
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A lawyer influential in the African American civil rights movement spoke to students about his role in the movement that ultimately resulted in legislation giving African Americans the right to...
2014/08/29 17:14
2014/08/29 17:14
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Belvidere man faces charges in fatal hit-and-runBelvidere man faces charges in fatal hit-and-run A Winnebago County grand jury has returned a two-count bill of indictment against Tyler McCullough, 22...
2014/08/29 15:36
2014/08/29 15:36
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Howard G. Buffett disclosed Thursday that his charitable organization has purchased a collection of awards, photographs, clothes, and hundreds of other items belonging to civil-rights icon Rosa Parks,...
2014/08/29 15:19
2014/08/29 15:19
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DETROIT, MI - This summer, there have been some fairly big development announcements and undertakings in Detroit, not the least of which include details on a new Detroit Red Wings arena and...
2014/08/29 13:12
2014/08/29 13:12
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Detroit police believe three shootings gang-relatedDetroit police believe three shootings gang-related In total there has been three shootings within 12 hours and two miles of each other - and police...
2014/08/29 11:38
2014/08/29 11:38
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... ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS ROUND UP, KILL SYRIAN SOLDIERS The slayings of scores of captives are the latest massacre attributed to the extremist group. 2. HIGH SCHOOL BUDDIES FROM MINNESOTA DIE...
2014/08/29 09:54
2014/08/29 09:54
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AP Top U.S. News At 12:38 a.m. EDT Friday, August 29 2014 | 4:38 a.m. CDTSouthern California gets more waves as storm easesMilitary pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crashDrugs killed Oklahoma inmate...
2014/08/29 09:33
2014/08/29 09:33
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FINANCIAL MARKETS Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data HONG KONG (AP) Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets today after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second...
2014/08/29 05:59
2014/08/29 05:59
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Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent yearsGun tourism grows in popularity in recent years The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi...
2014/08/29 04:37
2014/08/29 04:37
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Drinking wine, eating cheese, meeting local author Brad Meltzer — and helping kids learn to love books. What’s not to like about Read to a Child’s fund-raising event, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at...
2014/08/29 03:53
2014/08/29 03:53
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You’ve probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself...
2014/09/01 13:05
2014/09/01 13:05
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