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The Hartford CourantDozens of residents came to a school board meeting Tuesday night to support the controversial "equity and excellence review" that began in October. Before the meeting, the Greater Hartford branch of the NAACP held a press conference to support of the...
The Seminole County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a town hall meeting on Monday to give the public a chance to talk about the George Zimmerman trial. The town hall will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Allen...
William C. Ryder, 87, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at Transitions Health in Gettysburg, Pa. He was born March 15, 1926, in Emmitsburg, Md., a son of the late Gerald Noel Ryder and Grace Alice (Cool) Ryder. He was a veteran of World War II, serving...
ReutersRALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - A conservative shift by North Carolina's first Republican-led government in more than a century is drawing weekly protests to the state capital of Raleigh, but some lawmakers are defiantly standing their ground. In the...
ISLE OF WIGHT — Petitioners now have enough signatures to ask a court to remove Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Byron "Buzz" Bailey from office, but the petition likely won't be filed until next week at the earliest. Some...
Do you remember Gwynn Oak Junction? Then you may have gone to the movies at what was the Ambassador Theatre, bought your groceries at Schreiber's, purchased your very first Halloween costume at Read's, spent your allowance at Ben Franklin, and gotten your...
VarietyNBC's "Days of Our Lives" took the gold for drama series at the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday. The win marked the first time since 1975 that the sudser has won the top prize at the Daytime Emmy fete -- and only its second drama series nod...
I'd met the man, but stories about the late Sheriff Willis McCall were just that: stories. His personal appearance, when he came into the Sentinel office in the 1980s, only fed the fiction of the quintessential Southern sheriff determined to keep both...
South Bend Tribune"I'm here because silent voices can't be heard," Gladys Muhammad said. "We're tired of discriminatory practices." One by one, Muhammad and a group of others approached the podium at a recent South Bend school board meeting to speak to the board and...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorThe commemoration of Juneteenth returned to the Valley on Saturday after having taken a short hiatus. Although the event did not attract the crowds organizers had hoped for, they expressed confidence it would improve with each passing year. “...
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The American clock brings us to the 50th anniversaries of two extraordinary events involving two extraordinary women, Gloria Richardson Dandridge and Madalyn Murray O'Hair — both strong-willed champions of liberty and disturbers of the status quo,...
Valley 610Remember when Bethlehem Area School Director Basilio Bonilla accused Allentown School Board of "giving up" on its students? Well, the school board received an apology. But not from Bonilla. At the end of Thursday night's Education Committee meeting,...
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