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Dalai Lama's 80th birthday celebration draws 18,000 to Anaheim 6.7.2015 LA Times: Top News
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When it comes to Africans in Minnesota, the numbers might lie 5.7.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed

Economist Bruce Corrie has seen the official U.S. Census counts of African immigrants in Minnesota, and he doesn't believe them for a minute.

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Mexico wants to tame disruptive teachers union 5.7.2015 Washington Post: World
MEXICO CITY — They have seized public plazas and filled them with sprawling tent cities. They have burned government buildings and choked off a city’s gasoline supply. They have held marches and torched ballots and closed schools for weeks at a time. Read full article ...
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Where are America's memorials to pain of slavery? 5.7.2015 CNN: Top Stories
In the darkest hours before dawn on May 13, 1862, Robert M. Smalls and seven enslaved crewman commandeered Charleston's Confederate ship, the CSS Planter.
Dalai Lama to speak at UC Irvine as part of his birthday celebration 4.7.2015 LA Times: Top News
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de Blasio, Cuomo fight in the spotlight 4.7.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Internal Democratic tensions have spilled over into public view this week, as two of the biggest New York executives feuded publicly.
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Revising — not eliminating — tests to make Va. schools better 3.7.2015 Washington Post: Op-Eds
As the 12-year-old daughter of then-Gov. Linwood Holton Jr., I helped integrate our formerly racially divided public schools here in Virginia. I have spent much of my working life focused on children and families at the margin, with full appreciation of the crucial role education can and must play in helping young people escape poverty and become successful adults. Read full article ...
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Religious Bigotry in Colorado 3.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The anti-Catholic Blaine Amendment is used to kill vouchers.
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A swastika replaced by an American flag 2.7.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
A swastika replaced by an American flag
Education budget: Will it be enough to appease court? 1.7.2015 Seattle Times: Local
State lawmakers are congratulating themselves on a job well done after agreeing on a budget that invests an additional $1.3 billion in public schools, but some say that won’t be enough to satisfy the state Supreme Court.
CDOT: I-70 saw fewer accidents, delays this winter 1.7.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The drive between the High Country and the Front Range via Interstate 70 in the mountains was safer and quicker this winter for many motorists, according to new data released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The number of accidents involving injuries or fatalities was down 35 percent, while the number of weather-related crashes fell 46 percent, according CDOT. Eastbound delays lasting longer than 75 minutes on the interstate were also down by 26 percent. What's behind the decreases? CDOT officials say their public education efforts, infrastructure improvements and operational changes, such as adding more snowplow drivers, helped reduce the number of crashes and duration of delays. The transportation agency invested $8 million to add the plow drivers and fund other strategies, such as snowplow escorts at the Eisenhower Tunnel approach. Asked how the lower snowfall in the Rockies last year factored into the winter results, CDOT spokeswoman Amy Ford said the weather was a small factor, but not ...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation's toughest 30.6.2015 LA Times: Top News
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School-vouchers program blocked 30.6.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – A school-voucher program in suburban Denver violates the Colorado Constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Monday.The ruling reverses a Colorado Court of Appeals decision upholding Douglas County’s voucher program. The justices...
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California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill 30.6.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates. The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking California’s personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote. Mississippi and West Virginia are […]
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I-70 plan yields travel improvements, CDOT says 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
A three-fold strategy for improving traffic along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor this winter paid off in fewer injuries, deaths and shorter delays, say Colorado Department ...
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Lift disability burdens for students 29.6.2015 CNN: Top Stories
It's not always a label you're born with. Sometimes, being disabled is something that happens to you over time, after years of living a healthy life.
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Ditch the school reserve cap 27.6.2015 LA Times: Top News
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In ruling, high court recognizes 'changed understandings of marriage' 27.6.2015 LA Times: Commentary
President Obama aptly described Friday's Supreme Court decision establishing a right to same-sex marriage in all 50 states as "a victory for America." The long-awaited ruling is the culmination of decades of activism, hard work and public education that have transformed attitudes toward gays and...
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Could California's proposed vaccine law be unconstitutional? 26.6.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Could California's proposed vaccine law, which would require more children to get vaccinated to enter daycare and school, be eventually ruled unconstitutional?
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Wisconsin agency seeks to educate public about invasive worm 24.6.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An invasive worm that's turned up in several parts of the state since being seen for the first time in Madison in 2013 is the
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