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  • African dancer Angela Watson shares healing power of dance, drumming

    Traditional African dancer Angela "Sadio" Watson wants to do more than just perform for her audience at the Allentown Public Library on Wednesday. Watson wants to encourage the audience not only to learn the history and movements of African dance but also...
  • UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores

    UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores
    Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors. The enrollment growth that...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Amid Ferguson chaos, Rand Paul bemoans 'militarization' of police

    WASHINGTON Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday tied the crisis in Ferguson, Mo., to a federally funded "militarization" of local police, meshing his signature anti-big government and civil liberties views into a message he hopes will resonate with black...
  • 31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

    31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says
    As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been...
  • Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night

    Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night
    Three college student from Ferguson found themselves trapped overnight behind the riot-ready police lines of this embattled St. Louis suburb roiling over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.   The women had come to protest but were unprepared for...
  • Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing

    FERGUSON, Mo. Only a few hours had passed since her son lay dead in a Ferguson street, shot by a police officer of the small north St. Louis County community that, until now, was best known for its farmers market and quaint downtown. Lesley McSpadden...
  • Rand Paul's strategy: Flip & Deny

    Rand Paul's strategy: Flip & Deny
    Kentucky Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul simply cannot get away with this nonsense in the Internet age, when the record of what you've said and done is easy to find. From Yahoo News: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday denied that he...
  • Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...