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  • Bill Clinton to stump for Maine governor hopeful

    PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud, party officials announced this week, shining a national spotlight on one of the most closely contended gubernatorial races of 2014.
  • NAACP: Ocala's saggy pants ban targets black men

    NAACP: Ocala's saggy pants ban targets black men
    The city of Ocala could repeal its controversial ban of saggy pants around the city, WFTV.com reports.  Ocala City Council members unanimously passed the ordinance last month, which made it a criminal offense for someone to wear pants two inches or more...

    Marchers call for justice in death of Michael Brown

    ST. LOUIS Dozens of demonstrators marched to the federal courthouse in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday afternoon to hand deliver specific demands surrounding the investigation of Michael Brown's death. "The fight is not over. The fire is still burning,"...

    NAACP decries policy to arm Compton school police with AR-15 rifles

    A growing chorus of community members has denounced a new policy that will allow Compton Unified School Police officers to carry semiautomatic AR-15 rifles while on patrol. The policy, approved by the Compton Unified Board of Education in July, allows...

    Central High grad develops an impressive career in photography

    Central High grad develops an impressive career in photography
    KING & QUEEN – King & Queen native Kelvin Braxton, of Braxton Photography, has developed an impressive résumé since he started professional photography over a decade ago. Braxton's subjects include some of the most influential people in the world....