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Peoria Journal Star
Stafford memoir records pivotal time in African-American historyPEORIA — In 1973 a black teacher named Evelyn Stafford presented “In Search of
Stafford memoir records pivotal time in African-American history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
PEORIA — In 1973 a black teacher named Evelyn Stafford presented “In Search of Black History” at the Alpha Park Library in Bartonville. While highlighting the work of many brilliant African Americans, Stafford decried the fact that black... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sherman J. Polley, longtime affordable-housing advocate, diesSherman Polley, a retired affordable-housing official who was also active in th
Sherman J. Polley, longtime affordable-housing advocate, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Sherman Polley, a retired affordable-housing official who was also active in the National Negro Golf Association, died of complications from dementia Aug. 18 at the Lorien Columbia nursing home. The longtime Columbia resident was 97. Born in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas braces for budget cuts as economy, Medicaid, spending decisions collideAUSTIN — The budget cushion that Texas has long enjoyed is vanishing. Medicaid
Texas braces for budget cuts as economy, Medicaid, spending decisions collide
Dallas Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
AUSTIN — The budget cushion that Texas has long enjoyed is vanishing. Medicaid spending is higher than expected. The economy is cooling. Last year's tax cuts and the decision to move billions of general-purpose revenue into highways will... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
With character: MSU professor brought literature dramatically to lifeand countless others. But Edwards may be the character students will remember
With character: MSU professor brought literature dramatically to life
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 26 days ago
and countless others. But Edwards may be the character students will remember the most from the English professor, who retired Wednesday from MSU after 48 years. "For a couple of semesters I didn't bring him back. I got a couple of complaints... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Moody HS and San Diego ISD teachers get regional recognitionSACCO/CALLER-TIMES Dolly Ann Toews of Collins-Parr Elementary School in San Die
Moody HS and San Diego ISD teachers get regional recognition
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 26 days ago
SACCO/CALLER-TIMES Dolly Ann Toews of Collins-Parr Elementary School in San Diego receives the 2017 Region 2 Elementary Teacher of the Year award during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at the Education Service Center Region 2... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Councilman Larry Grohn To Run For Mayor Of Chattanoogaand his brother are deceased. Councilman Grohn has two sons, six grandchildren,
City Councilman Larry Grohn To Run For Mayor Of Chattanooga
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
and his brother are deceased. Councilman Grohn has two sons, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, who live in Texas and Oklahoma. After spending 10 years as a single parent. Councilman Grohn met and married Army Major Carol Werschky... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Longtime Knox County Schools HR director gets $75K severance, had no HR backgroundThe longtime Knox County Schools human resources director who retired last mont
Longtime Knox County Schools HR director gets $75K severance, had no HR background
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
The longtime Knox County Schools human resources director who retired last month did so after agreeing to a $75,000 severance package and signing a nondisclosure agreement, records show. A review of her personnel file also showed that Kathy Sims,... Read more

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