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  • Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy

    Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy
    As an American, I am proud that our country leads the world in innovation and job creation. I am also aware that our success is leveraged on decisions we made more than a half century ago to invest in high-quality public education for all our children....
  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...
  • Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools

    Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools
    While complaints from community members about racial inequities in the Bethlehem Area School District brought the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to the city for its monthly meeting, district educators and other community representatives stood...
  • Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond

    Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond
    Calling his confinement without bail "cruel and unusual," a Baltimore judge ordered that an up-and-coming rapper be allowed to post bond in a drug case tied to his music videos. Kevron Evans, better known as Young Moose, has been held on drug charges...
  • Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum

    Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum
    WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
  • In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote

    In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote
    The best chance for Senate Democrats to play offense this midterm election has always centered on Georgia and newcomer Michelle Nunn's ability to turn out African American voters in a state whose demographics are rapidly shifting. Nunn's well known...
  • State Football Capsules: Huge Game For Sacred Heart

    Saturday's matchup between Sacred Heart and Bryant in Fairfield is essentially a conference championship game. Sacred Heart, looking to earn the Northeast Conference's automatic bid to the FCS playoffs for the second year in a row, enters 8-2, 4-1 in NEC...
  • State Football: Sacred Heart Claims Postseason Spot

    RJ Noel threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Tyle Dube with 2:30 left, giving Sacred Heart a 14-7 victory against Bryant on Saturday in Fairfield and a second straight Northeast Conference title and FCS playoff berth. The Pioneers (9-2, 5-1) went 91 yards...
  • Fort Lauderdale commission appointment challenged in court

    Fort Lauderdale commission appointment challenged in court
    A pair of Fort Lauderdale residents are challenging the appointment of Robert L. McKinzie Jr. to the City Commission, saying he does not live in the city. Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to have McKinzie replace former Commissioner Bobby DuBose, who...