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The Hartford CourantLucille Dickess played a major role in the successful fight to unionize "pink collar" workers at Yale University. The recognition of Local 34, Clerical and Technical Workers Union, brought higher wages and greater stability to the workers, most of them...
WASHINGTON — Two years after Mark Sanford left the South Carolina governor’s office tarred by an adultery scandal, he has completed an unlikely political comeback to win a special congressional election. Sanford defeated Democratic neophyte...
Tags: Steve Israel, Mark Sanford, Jenny Sanford, Government, Politics
Change of SubjectFriday's print column A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the......
A recent article in the real estate section of MSN.com, written by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine, was titled “America’s Most Miserable Cities of 2013.” The article ranked American cities based on metrics that included violent...
The Sun HeraldPetal junior wide receiver Jesse Jackson has listed Ole Miss and Mississippi State as his top two choices. Defending BCS champion Alabama, who has also offered Jackson a scholarship, also remains in the running. ___ (c)2013 The Sun Herald (Biloxi,...
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business. Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent. But...
San Jose Mercury NewsA coalition of civil rights groups is threatening to sue over what it calls a lack of minority-owned businesses working on the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium, though project officials deny those claims and say they gave contractors of all races an equal...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers brought their historic roadshow to Chicago a few weeks into the 1947 season, a record crowd of 46,572 people crammed into Wrigley Field, and 20,000 more stood outside wishing they could get in. After the game,...
For RedEyeCharles Barkley has it right: Watching the first couple rounds of the NCAA tournament before the switch to a new format wasn’t great. "We all take it for granted now but the tournament used to suck [on TV]," Barkley told SI. "It used to be: Why...
Five years ago, the greatest trio in the history of gospel music – the Barrett Sisters – told me they had one last wish: That someone would make a documentary film about their lives and careers. That film, a moving evocation of their...
Tags: Music, Aretha Franklin, Howard Reich, Entertainment, Smithfield
May 23, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Mar 19, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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