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  • GOP: Hispanics helped Scott claim victory

    GOP: Hispanics helped Scott claim victory
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Republicans are bragging that Gov. Rick Scott's narrow victory last month can be attributed to his better-than-expected performance among Hispanics. The Republican Party of Florida released a post-election survey Monday which found...
  • Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy

    Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy
    Gavin Grimm was admittedly an angry child full of mixed emotions, desperately trying to fit in but always coming up short. "I love science and I used to tell people I was a failed science experiment," the 15-year-old Gloucester High School sophomore...
  • Gloucester School Board OKs policy restricting transgender students from using boys' restroom

    Gloucester School Board OKs policy restricting transgender students from using boys' restroom
    The Gloucester County School Board approved a policy on bathroom use Tuesday night that restricts transgender students to either single-stall restrooms or the restrooms designated for their biological gender. The decision was not what Gloucester High...
  • Democrats divided: How did they lose the white middle class?

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. The Democratic Party is a mess. One group of party leaders sees 2014 as simply a bad year, requiring just some tweaks. Others regard 2014 as a disaster and want an overhaul, and fast. Leading the tear-it-up side are liberals, the party's...
  • Point of protests missed

    Point of protests missed
    As a white person who attended a protest that recently shut down traffic in downtown Fort Lauderdale, I would like to say that Mr. Stein is completely missing the point of these protests. This country has violently oppressed minorities since its...
  • Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History

    Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History
    AVON — During November and this month the Avon Free Public Library has hosted exhibits, films and other events on the Civil Rights Movement along with the role of African-Americans in culture and sports. "Changing America: The Emancipation...
  • Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America

    Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America
    A winter of discontent is brewing in America. Over the last fortnight, large parts of the country have seethed with anger, first at the decision of a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael...
  • 'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph

    'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph
    Students held "die-in" protests on at least two Connecticut college campuses Monday, joining other protests nationwide related to instances where white police officers killed unarmed African Americans. In Middletown, hundreds of Wesleyan University...
  • L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

    L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation
    Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding. The idea, brought forward by Board of Education members Bennett...
  • Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI

    Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI
    The new Justice Department guidelines governing profiling by federal law enforcement officers will have no effect on FBI practices, its director, James B. Comey, said Tuesday. On Monday, Comey’s boss, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., said the new...
  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...