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  • Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan

    Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is preparing a quick-fix this week to remedy its gerrymandered congressional map which would shed the "finger-like appendages" from two Orlando-area districts that a judge found improperly favored Republicans.  And...
  • City Hall ceremony marks 30th anniversary of Sikh genocide

    Norwich community leaders joined with members of the local and statewide Sikh community Nov. 22 for a solemn memorial service at City Hall, remembering the thousands of innocent victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide in India. The event featured speeches,...
  • Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore

    Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore
    As angry crowds took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country Monday night to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, Baltimore was quiet — though several rallies were...
  • Who's next?

    Who's next?
    What Marylander had the biggest impact on the state in 2014? The Sun is asking for your nominations for the 2014 Marylander of the Year. Please send them to talkback@baltimoresun.com and include "Marylander of the Year" in the subject line. We'll announce...
  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias

    Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias
    As the Baltimore Police Department seeks to eliminate a wide gulf of community distrust, officers are undergoing training to address racial biases that could taint the way they deal with residents. Since April, more than 200 officers have been trained...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Grumpy Cat' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Late Nite Chef Fight Two 5-star chefs...
  • Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital

    Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital
    Activists in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday began a 120-mile march to the state capital to protest the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer, a case that has rekindled a national debate over U.S. race relations. The seven-day...
  • Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days

    Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the department would begin testing body cameras on officers within about 60 days as part of a pilot project. McCarthy offered few specifics at a news conference called to highlight crime...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...
  • Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June

    Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June
    Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette will retire in June, the school district announced in a statement Thursday. She has worked for the school district for 41 years, including the past five as superintendent. The Hampton School Board...