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Week In Review

In death, long after loss, Mondale’s liberal legacy stands

April 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale, center, and his running mate Geraldine Ferraro, right, wave from the podium at the conclusion of the final session of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, July 19, 1984, San Francisco, Calif. In background are Mondales children, from left: Eleanor Mondale, Ted Mondale and William Mondale. (AP Photo) By…

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Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult

April 15, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, following the Queen’s coronation at Westminster Abbey (June 2, 1953). Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99. (AP Photo/Leslie Priest, File) By Jill Lawless ASSOCIATED PRESS  LONDON…

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AP-NORC poll: Majority in US back easier voter registration

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Nov. 6, 2020 file photo, ballots are counted at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the Northside of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) By Christina A. Cassidy and Hannah Fingerhut ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Democrats’ proposals to overhaul voting in the U.S. won solid — although not overwhelming —…

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US Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84; was impeached as judge

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., speaks during a House Rules Committee hearing on the impeachment against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hastings, the longtime Congressman from Florida has died after a two-year fight with pancreatic cancer. The Palm Beach County Democrat died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, according to his chief of…

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Floyd’s family takes its seat in ex-officer’s murder trial

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Terrence Floyd, brother of George Floyd, speaks during a prayer service at Greater Friendship Missionary Church, as The Rev. Al Sharpton, left, his brother Philonise Floyd and attorney Ben Crump, right, place their hands on his back, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP) By Steve Karnowski ASSOCIATED PRESS …

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EXPLAINER: Video dominates trial in George Floyd’s death

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image from Minneapolis city surveillance video, Minneapolis police are seen attempting to take George Floyd into custody May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minn. The video was shown as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Monday, March 29, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, in the death of…

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Georgia Gov. Kemp signs GOP election bill amid an outcry

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Park Cannon, D-Atlanta, applauds as Rep. Bee Nguyen, D-Atlanta, speaks in opposition of SB 202 in the House Chambers during a legislative session at the Georgia State Capitol Building in Atlanta, Thursday, March 25, 2021. The Georgia state House has passed legislation brought by Republicans that could lead to a sweeping overhaul…

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Blocked Boulder assault-weapons ban renews gun law questions

March 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A makeshift fence stands around the parking lot outside a King Soopers grocery store where a mass shooting took place a day earlier in Boulder, Colo., Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) By Lindsay Whitehurst ASSOCIATED PRESS  SALT LAKE CITY — Nearly three years before a gunman walked into a crowded supermarket…

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Janey becomes 1st woman, person of color to be Boston mayor

March 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Boston City Council President Kim Janey at Boston City Hall. When Mayor Marty Walsh is confirmed in 2021as President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Labor, Janey will be Boston’s interim mayor, the first time the office will be held by a Black woman. (David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via AP) By Steve Leblanc ASSOCIATED…

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Child border crossings surging, straining US facilities

March 18, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Migrant children and teenagers from the southern border of the United State wait to be processed after entering the site of a temporary holding facility Sunday, March 14, 2021 south of Midland, Texas. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP) By Ben Fox And Elliot Spagat ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — A surge of migrants on…

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Key details of the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure plan

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key negotiator in the infrastructure talks, speaks to reporters as...

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Clark Atlanta University clears and cancels student account balances

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. George T. French, Jr. (Photo: www.cau.edu)  Clark Atlanta University President Dr. George T. French, Jr....

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McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

July 28, 2021

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The company said this...

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Obituary: Businessman, d’Zert Club co-founder and community activist Ali Salahuddin dies

July 30, 2021

Longtime Philadelphia resident, businessman and community activist Ali Salahuddin died last Thursday, July 22, 2021. Salahuddin, with...

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Summer food program ensures good nutrition for kids

July 30, 2021

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