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  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania __ LIQUOR PRIVATIZATION: WILL 2015 BE THE YEAR? If buying liquor, wine and beer in Pennsylvania were more convenient, with widely available selection at competitive prices, most residents probably wouldn't care if...
  • NC Senate response to gay marriage rulings is approved

    Some North Carolina court officials could opt out of marriage duties — including same-sex weddings — under legislation given state Senate approval Wednesday following a debate weighing centuries-old religious liberties with newly-expanded...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom says killer got away with murder

    Trayvon Martin's mom says killer got away with murder
    MIAMI — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago. Speaking with The Associated Press on Wednesday...
  • Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers

    Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers
    To many thousands of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Hispanics in general, actor Sean Penn's comments about Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu were offensive. "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" Penn asked, before handing...
  • Lenhoff: Lake Zurich homeless housing fight goes beyond NIMBY

    Recent history has made dents in old, long-held misperceptions, discrimination and societal shunning of people on the "wrong" side of majority. Strides have been made in leveling the playing field for gay, lesbian and transgender people, as well as for...
  • Fatal shooting in Texas again raises Mexico's ire over police killings

    MEXICO CITY For the second time in barely two weeks, Mexico has reacted angrily to the killing of an unarmed Mexican immigrant by municipal police officers in the United States. Mexico's Foreign Secretariat issued a statement Wednesday condemning the...
  • EPA to probe whether NC environment agency failed minorities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to investigate whether lenient regulation by North Carolina's environmental agency of industrial hog operations harmed minority neighbors. The Waterkeeper Alliance and other groups released an EPA...
  • Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa

    Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa
    A day after Antonio Villaraigosa  said he would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, Latino legislators were scrambling Wednesday to find another candidate who might represent their interests in the contest. Members of the Legislative Latino Caucus...
  • Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

    The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they consider a racist Facebook post by a GOP state lawmaker. Republican Rep. Sheila Butt's Facebook post said, "It is...
  • Diversity champ Dori J. Maynard changed American journalism

    When Dori J. Maynard was asked what her middle initial "J'' stood for, she didn't miss a beat in answering. "Journalism," she replied. Her middle name was really Judith, but the response was still appropriate. For Maynard, journalism wasn't just a...
  • Officer in gay pride parade incident speaks out

    A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of last year's gay pride parade is speaking out against what he believes was a violation of his religious...