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  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers:
  • Los Angeles County settles civil rights case with feds

    The nation's largest sheriff's department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert. The deal approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

    Tenacious Eustis civil rights leader dead at 88

    During the mid-1980s, T.H. Poole Sr. would walk into a city commission meeting — pick any city in Lake County — and the racial tension would ratchet up about a dozen notches. Here it comes. Trouble. Glances were exchanged. Elected types...

    Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death

    Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death
    Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the fatal shooting by a white police officer that sparked a national protest movement. Attorneys for Brown'...

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event
    Their stories were chilling — years in prison for crimes they didn't commit, beatings at the hands of law enforcement, seeing loved ones killed and injustices compounding before their very eyes. Their cause: civil rights. The women who spoke...