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  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action

     Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action
    A federal judge has allowed some African-American employees alleging race discrimination at a Comcast Corp. facility on the South Side to sue as a class, a decision that would increase the risk for the company. Eleven current and former workers...
  • Ask Amy: Woman questions her orientation

    Ask Amy: Woman questions her orientation
    Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been together for five years. We were long distance for four years, and then last year I moved to Florida to be with him. He has always said he doesn't want to live anywhere other than Florida. Initially, I didn't think...
  • Orlando considers ban on transgender discrimination

    Orlando considers ban on transgender discrimination
    Orlando may outlaw discrimination against transgender people, forbidding businesses and landlords from denying employment, housing or public accommodation to those who identify themselves as a member of the opposite sex. If the City Council approves,...
  • Why most seniors can't afford to pay more for Medicare

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Should seniors pay more for Medicare? Republicans think so; they have repeatedly called for replacing the current program with vouchers that would shift cost and risk to seniors. There's no doubt this is where Republicans will take us...
  • TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it

    TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it
    Something interesting happened on the way to the modern Emmy Awards. Two aisles were created in the acting category: one for men and one for women. The awards didn’t start out that way. At the first Emmy ceremony in 1949, there were only three...
  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades

    Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades
    TALLAHASSEE -- Central Florida's political geography could be scrambled thanks to a court's ruling that the Legislature's congressional maps tilted too far to help elect Republicans. The fallout could be felt for years as a precedent-setter for future...
  • Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest

    Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest
    One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city. But Baltimore...
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: Donations soar at LGBT Awards celebration

    A record crowd of 200 gathered at Miller Symphony Hall June 10 to celebrate the 7th Annual Pennsylvania Diversity Network LGBT Community Awards. The nonprofit group advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of the Greater Lehigh...
  • Palmdale continues lonely fight against Voting Rights Act

    Palmdale continues lonely fight against Voting Rights Act
    Across California, cities, school districts, even water boards are scrambling to comply with the state's Voting Rights Act and settle costly lawsuits, or avoid them altogether. Palmdale is an exception. Leaders in the Antelope Valley city have lost...