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  • Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards

    Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards
    HARTFORD — A plan to introduce municipal identification cards in the state's capital would give undocumented immigrants, the homeless and other residents who might be living in the shadows easier access to city services, community leaders said...
  • It's jobs, stupid

    Even though she's worked at the Checkers in Lincoln Park for four years, Mya Hill is still only paid $8.15 an hour � Michigan's minimum wage. Her fiance, Jonathan, is paid the same amount at a nearby McDonald's. Between their two fast-food incomes,...
  • Fort Wayne's Hispanic Chamber celebrates 25 years

    Like many millennials, Jessica Montalvo embraces technology. So when the 34-year-old Fort Wayne native wanted to launch a small retail business two years ago, she turned to the Internet. Flairware Boutique is an online-only shop that sells Montalvo's...
  • Lynch to bring prosecutor's perspective to Justice Dept.

    As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City...
  • Allentown schools chief: District has 'a lot of work to do' in fighting bias

    Allentown schools chief: District has 'a lot of work to do' in fighting bias
    After meetings and rallies where community activists have claimed racial issues in the Allentown School District, Superintendent Russ Mayo said the district has "a lot of work to do." A large crowd attended Thursday night's school board meeting and...
  • Diane Sawyer's Bruce Jenner interview: I call bullshit

    Diane Sawyer's Bruce Jenner interview: I call bullshit
    I’d like to make a prediction: Bruce Jenner’s tell-all interview with Diane Sawyer, premiering Friday at 8 p.m. on ABC, is going to be a huge letdown. For those viewers who have totally bought into the media storm alleging that Jenner is...
  • Speaker: No action on "religious freedom" bill this year

    The North Carolina House won't act on a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians, Speaker Tim Moore said Thursday. "For this...
  • Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival boasts 'star power'

    Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival boasts 'star power'
    This may be the extra 38 minutes of "sexy as hell" Ryan Phillippe footage talking, but organizer Mark Gilbert says there's much to like about this year's rebranded Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. As some 75 LGBT-centric films...
  • Prancing Elites spread message of acceptance in Oxygen docu-series

    Prancing Elites spread message of acceptance in Oxygen docu-series
    The Prancing Elites are unlike most dance teams. The troupe, from Mobile, Ala., consists of five black, gay and gender nonconforming dancers who compete in a style of dance called J-Setting, a lead-and-follow form of hip-hop mixed with cheerleader-...
  • Creative Village, UCF: Synergy to right an injustice

    Creative Village, UCF: Synergy to right an injustice
    Establishing the University of Central Florida in the planned Creative Village will ignite Orlando's technology industry and revitalize Parramore. UCF's energy and expertise is set to activate plans to improve the health — physical, social and...
  • No 'lynch mobs' here

    No 'lynch mobs' here
    Given the circumstances of Freddie Gray's death, it's hardly a surprise that many in this city are justifiably concerned about the behavior of the Baltimore Police Department and the six officers who had contact with the 25-year-old when he was arrested...