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  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Bachmann's had her share of government aid
    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • New York to release teachers' ratings

    The New York City school system announced Wednesday that it will release ratings for nearly 12,000 teachers based on student test scores, potentially giving the public an unprecedented window into the effectiveness of instructors at the nation's largest...
  • N.Y. union seeks to curb teacher data

    The New York City teachers union argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court that the nation's largest school district should not follow through with its plan to disclose evaluation information about some 12,000 teachers by name, saying it could do...
  • Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

    Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy
    Nearly three miles above the rugged hills of central Afghanistan, American eyes silently tracked two SUVs and a pickup truck as they snaked down a dirt road in the pre-dawn darkness. The vehicles, packed with people, were 3 1/2 miles from a dozen U.S....
  • Monster Mash: New York man loses $1.35-million Corot painting; Zimbabwe censors visual artist

     
    -- Major blunder: A New York man is being sued by his partner for losing a $1.35-million Corot painting, pictured at right, during a bender. (New York Daily News) -- Artistic censorship: The government of Zimbabwe has banned the works......
  • Social media wrap: Seeing things the Russian way on Twitter

     
    Russian premier Dmitry Medvedev could learn a little Twitter technique from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sarah Palin....
  • Holy legal hand grenades! Comic book creators say California game law could clobber all media

     
    Are video games the canaries in the censorship mines? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund believe a California law banning the sale of violent games to minors has legal consequences for all other media....
  • Puerto Rico government accused of censoring political cartoons

     
    If it wasn't because censorship is a serious matter, it would be funny than in the era of Twitter, Facebook and blogs, any government entity would think that it can keep the public from access to information or to images that it doesn't like. Last week,...
  • A desperate plea from a Mexican newspaper

     
    Two of its reporters murdered in less than two years. The killings by presumed drug gangs have pushed one of the leading newspapers in Mexico's northern border region to make an unusual, sad plea. "What do you want from us?" El Diario de Ciudad Juarez...
  • The Diario de Juarez editorial, in translation

     
    The headline, in gripping language, asks simply: "What do you want from us?" A front-page editorial published by El Diario de Juarez, the main newspaper in violence-plagued Ciudad Juarez, has rippled across the country and among international journalist...
  • Gloucester supervisors respond to Ann Burruss' letter

     
    Here's what supervisors Michelle Ressler, Gregory Woodard and Christian "Buddy" Rilee had to say in response to Ann Burruss' letter. These e-mails were obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request.Ressler: "Ms. Burruss, Thank you for taking the...
  • Ann Burruss' letter to Board of Supervisors draws 3 responses

     
    The day after last week's joint meeting between the Board of Supervisors and School Board, Ann Burruss drafted and e-mailed a letter to the supervisors. We filed a Freedom of Information Act request and obtained a copy of the letter......