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Week In Review

NJ weighs new bullying laws after Rutgers suicide

November 1, 2010

New Jersey lawmakers introduced an “anti-bullying bill of rights” last Monday that one advocate said would be the toughest state law of its kind in the nation, a proposal that follows the widely publicized suicide of a Rutgers University student who was humiliated online.

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Obama campaigning quietly from the White House

November 1, 2010

Less than a week before Election Day, President Barack Obama is using the power of his office to reach Democratic voters in a final effort to get supporters to the polls and nudge close races in his party’s favor.

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4 men are convicted in NY synagogue-bombing plot

October 24, 2010

Four men snared last year in an FBI sting were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and shoot down military planes with the help of a paid informant who convinced them he was a terror operative.

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Obama in Philadelphia urges voter energy of ‘08

October 17, 2010

President Barack Obama tried to recapture some of the big-stage excitement of his 2008 campaign Sunday, imploring voters not to reward what he called Republican cynicism and incompetence by sitting out the November 2 elections.

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Survey: Latinos still strongly support Democrats

October 11, 2010

In a year when Democrats are struggling to energize supporters, Hispanic voters appear significantly less motivated than the rest of the U.S. to cast election ballots even though two-thirds of Latino registered voters say they’ll vote Democratic in their congressional race, a Pew Hispanic Center study shows.

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Obama holds 1st summit on community colleges at White House

October 11, 2010

President Barack Obama is turning the education spotlight on community colleges, enlisting career teacher Jill Biden to preside over the first White House summit on the system of schools he’s counting on to help produce an additional 8 million graduates by 2020.

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Second suspect in Seton Hall shooting arrested in Pa.

October 1, 2010

A man charged with shooting five people, killing one, at an off-campus party near Seton Hall University over the weekend pleaded not guilty during his first court appearance on Wednesday, hours before authorities in Pennsylvania arrested a second man accused of providing him with a gun.

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The Two Brown Crayons Tour continues

September 20, 2019

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Kerry Washington at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her movie “American Son”

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