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Once again, teachers protected their students. It happened at Sandy Hook Elementary in December, and it happened in Monroe, Okla., this week. Stories are being reported of teachers placing their bodies over their students, and as one child said, "Our...
It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
As if things weren't tough enough in Isle of Wight County with budgetary challenges, tax increases and rising stormwater fees, this week county officials have been called upon to address yet another disturbing situation: two public leaders were involved...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings. The justices said they will review an appeals court ruling that held that...
Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Chairwoman JoAnn Hall called for the resignation of Vice Chairman Byron "Buzz" Bailey Monday, and Bailey declined to step down. Local NAACP president Dottie Harris had called for Bailey's resignation Thursday, citing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't order new legislative elections in Mississippi over complaints about the timing of the state's redistricting. The Mississippi NAACP had challenged the state's 2011 state elections because the Legislature...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
Tags: Barack Obama, FBI, Justice System, U.S. Congress, Discrimination
The Hartford CourantWarning that a new polling place is so inconvenient to reach that it amounts to voter suppression, Democratic Registrar Mary Rydingsward is pressing city officials to choose a new location for the November balloting. Her suggestion has met with a...
When Kiera Wilmot curiously mixed toilet-bowl cleaner with aluminum foil near her school gazebo last month, she did not imagine the experiment would end in adult felony charges. The 16-year old Polk County girl was a good student with an exemplary...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
The wing-nuts are in their glory. Between the IRS focusing on tea party groups and the Justice Department collecting some AP reporters' phone number records, it's enough to make this classy anti-government bunch whoop with glee. Instead of fantasizing...
Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Chairwoman JoAnn Hall said Friday that the board will discuss Monday, May 20, how to proceed in response to complaints about Vice Chairman Byron "Buz" Bailey forwarding emails that contained racist content to some...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 21, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
May 21, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
May 20, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 20, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
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May 20, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 19, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 19, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 17, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
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