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  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer inĀ Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...
  • Smithsonian traveling exhibit explores 'The Way We Worked'

    On Sunday, Aug. 10, during the Coventry Farmer's Market, the ribbon was officially cut for the Smithsonian Institution travelling exhibition, "The Way We Worked." Part of the Smithsonian's "Museum on Main Street" series and adapted from an original...
  • Reed returns to site of first PGA win

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Reed returns to site of first PGA win A star was born last year in the Wyndham Championship after 21-year-old Jordan Spieth closed with a 5-under-par 65 to get into a playoff with Patrick Reed....
  • Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges

    Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges
    An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
  • Like an old soldier maybe the Redskins mascot will slowly fade away

    Neil Cavuto, a broadcaster with the Fox Business Network, can't be blamed for looking askance at the decision by the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office for cancelling the Washington professional football team's ownership of the name "Redskins" and the...
  • Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself

    Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself
    Did LAPD Chief Charlie Beck deserve the new five-year contract he got Tuesday morning? Yes. Did he gracefully sprint across the finish line with hands held high? No, he stumbled and staggered, with a series of dubious disciplinary moves topped off...
  • More Lawsuit Notices Filed Over Enfield Officer

    ENFIELD – Two more men have filed notices of their intent to sue the town after confrontations with K-9 Officer Matthew Worden. There have been four lawsuit notices filed in the past few weeks for incidents involving Worden, who has been the...
  • Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU

    Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU
    Police across the state have made little progress combating racial profiling, searching the cars of African-American and Latino drivers far more often than those of whites. At the same time, a decade of studying routine traffic stops shows that officers...
  • SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods

    SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods
    A new app uses crowd-sourced data to identify which neighborhoods can be considered "sketchy" or unsafe, but some people are saying SketchFactor may promote racial discrimination, according to PC Mag. Apple and Android users can download the app onto...
  • State Board Finalizing Report On Racial Profiling By Police

    HARTFORD — Connecticut is poised to release a comprehensive statewide report on racial profiling by police early next month. Members of the Racial Profiling Advisory Board have been meeting for more than two years to devise a fair and accurate way...
  • Occupation of Cyprus underscores hypocrisy of Gaza outrage

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus -- Cyprus is a beautiful island. But it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island -- the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees...