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White teacher sues to use “N” word in class

February 27, 2012

Use of the “N” word in a public school setting, even if it is part of the lesson, is being played out in Chicago. A 48-year-old teacher has filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago public schools district after being suspended without pay for five days for using the “n-word” as a part of a lesson…

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Groups claim Voter ID includes racial profiling

February 27, 2012

Some people say the push to get a Voter ID amendment on the ballot in November includes racial profiling. TakeAction Minnesota and a coalition of other organizations held a news conference on the issue Monday morning.

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Negotiators reach tentative payroll tax cut pact

February 19, 2012

House-Senate talks on renewing a payroll tax cut that delivers about $20 a week to the average worker yielded a tentative agreement Tuesday, with lawmakers planning to unveil the pact Wednesday and sending the measure to President Barack Obama as early as this week.

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U.S. Census: Blacks flee cities for suburbs

February 12, 2012

Newly released census data shows that blacks moved away in large numbers from many of America’s major cities to the suburbs, with the most significant shifts in population occurring in the South.

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Obama campaign urges fundraisers to back super PAC

February 12, 2012

President Barack Obama’s campaign is asking top fundraisers to support a Democratic-leaning outside group that is backing the president’s re-election bid, reversing Obama’s opposition to “super” political action committees, which can spend unlimited amounts of cash to influence elections.

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Key states move closer to foreclosure-abuse deal

February 12, 2012

California and New York, the key holdouts in a long-awaited settlement over foreclosure abuses, moved closer Monday to backing a deal that would force the five largest mortgage lenders to reduce loans for about 1 million households. More than 40 U.S. states have agreed to a nationwide settlement.

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Ali’s legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies at 90

February 5, 2012

There was no way Angelo Dundee was going to miss Muhammad Ali’s 70th birthday party. The genial trainer got to see his old friend, and reminisce about good times. It was almost as if they were together in their prime again, and what a time that was.

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Gingrich wins S.C. primary, scrambling GOP race

January 27, 2012

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset victory in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and abruptly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Black leaders to Haley: You’re a minority, too

January 27, 2012

Civil rights leaders bothered by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s stance on issues like requiring voters to show their IDs at the polls are reminding the governor that she is a minority, too. “She couldn’t vote before 1965, just as I couldn’t,” said the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

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