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  • Women of the civil rights movement to be honored in Allentown

    Women of the civil rights movement to be honored in Allentown
    A two-year project honoring female leaders of the civil rights movement will open in Allentown this weekend with a memorial celebration and visits from some iconic figures — among them Amelia Boynton Robinson, the 103-year-old Alabamian who invited Martin Luther King Jr. to Selma a half-century ago to protest voting discrimination.
  • House approves legislation to ease rules on home loans

    The House on Tuesday overwhelmingly adopted legislation to ease some mortgage lending requirements of the sweeping 2010 law reining in banks and Wall Street as the Republican majority continues its assault on the so-called Dodd-Frank law enacted after the...

    U.S. investigates Torrance refinery explosion as contract talks resume

    U.S. investigates Torrance refinery explosion as contract talks resume
    Federal investigators are in Torrance this week looking into a Feb. 18 explosion at the Exxon Mobil oil refinery. Meanwhile, in Houston, union leaders and oil companies resumed negotiations to replace an expired labor contract that has resulted in...

    State senators question Exxon Mobil over Torrance refinery explosion

    State senators question Exxon Mobil over Torrance refinery explosion
    The auditorium at Torrance City Hall was nearly full Thursday night as several state senators heard testimony related to a Feb. 18 explosion at a nearby oil refinery. A local resident described her husband entering their house, three miles from Exxon...

    Immigrants urged to continue application process for Obama programs

    Immigrants urged to continue application process for Obama programs
    Noe Patino found out Monday night that a federal judge had ordered a halt to President Obama's plan to protect as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally from deportation. That didn't keep him from showing up for an...