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4:51 PM / Monday September 28, 2020

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Obama, in scathing Trump rebuke, warns democracy on the line

August 20, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama painted a unsparing portrait of American democracy on the brink if President Donald Trump wins in November, warning in a scathing, and at times emotional, address Wednesday that his successor is both unfit for office and apathetic to the nation’s founding principles. “This administration has shown it will…

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Picture book on Kamala Harris coming Aug. 25

August 20, 2020

Image from simonandschuster.com NEW YORK (AP) — That didn’t take long: Just weeks after making history as the running mate for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris will be the subject of a new picture book. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing announced Wednesday that prize-winning author Nikki Grimes has written “Kamala Harris: Rooted in…

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Postmaster general to appear before Senate on Friday over mail delays

August 18, 2020

By LISA MASCARO and MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Backlash mounting, President Donald Trump’s embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will appear Friday before the Senate to testify on mail delivery delays and service changes that lawmakers and others are warning could imperil the November election. Trump has flatly denied he was asking for a slow-walk…

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House Dems summon postal leaders to hearing on mail delays

August 16, 2020

By AAMER MADHANI and MATTHEW DALY BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic-run House on Sunday demanded that leaders of the U.S. Postal Service testify at an emergency oversight hearing Aug. 24 on mail delays as concerns grow that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency during the coronavirus pandemic while states expand…

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Wolf ed head takes new job as schools grapple with reopening

August 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera speaks during a visit to the Greater Nanticoke Area School District in Nanticoke, Pa. Rivera announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, he will be leaving the job to take another position, as schools throughout the state are scrambling to develop and implement…

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Panel delays decision on Pennsylvania sports

August 14, 2020

By Mark Scolforo ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — The governing body for Pennsylvania school sports last Friday delayed making, for at least two weeks, a decision about whether to follow the governor’s recommendation and cancel sports until January. The board of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association said mandatory fall sports activities are on hold until…

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Black Seattle police chief resigns over budget cuts, protests against defunding

August 12, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — Efforts to cut spending on police — a key demand of anti-racism demonstrators across the nation — have claimed an unlikely target: Seattle’s first Black police chief, who enjoyed deep support in its minority communities, is stepping down in protest. Carmen Best announced her retirement Monday night, just hours after the City…

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