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Saturday | Sentencing Law and Policy

Senator Rand Paul and Governor Chris Christine continue to make the case for criminal justice reforms

This new CNN article details how two prominent Republicans, both of whom are thought to be considering a serious run for President in 2016, are continuing to talk about the need for significant criminal justice reforms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Prison, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors

Saturday | Daily Kos

This week in the war on voting: Paul says he backs Voting Rights Act fix, 2014 turnout looks grim

Sen. Rand Paul tells Urban League he's one of the good guys : At a speech of the National Urban League's conference in Cincinnati Friday, the Kentucky Republican said: "Not only do I support the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act, I'm a Republican who wants to restore a federal role for the government in the Voting Rights Act."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Charitable Organizations, Kentucky, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Florida State University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC Explores 'Kinder, Gentler GOP' on 'Ronan Farrow Daily'

According to MSNBC, Republicans are always making things worse. On the July 25 edition of Ronan Farrow Daily , the cable host began a segment entitled "Kinder, Gentler GOP?" after playing a clip of Rand Paul at the National Urban League annual conference speaking of the "poverty problem."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, African-American, Charitable Organizations, Michael Steele, Joe Biden

WDRB-TV Louisville

National Urban League gives Rand Paul lukewarm reception

A computer-generated video showed the unfurling of what would be Holiday World's first major steel coaster.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Jeffersontown, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Sparse crowd hears Rand Paul's Urban League speech

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul isn't going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, African-American, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Walgreens 'Way to Well' Health Tour Reaches Millionth Community Member With Free Health Tests

On the opening day of the National Urban League Annual Conference, Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO, and John Gremer, Walgreens director of community affairs, announced with AARP, more than one million people nationwide received free health tests and education through the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour .

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Charitable Organizations, Health, AARP

Star Tribune

Biden, in Ohio, tells National Urban League that infrastructure, job training spending needed

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, African-American, Charitable Organizations, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

The Wall Street Journal

Rand Paul Veers Off Party Line on Sentencing, Voting Rights

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul 's resistance to military intervention abroad is likely to be viewed as his biggest break from Republican tradition if he seeks his party's nomination in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Charitable Organizations, Cory Booker

Wed Jul 23, 2014

University of Cincinnati

Hundreds of teens get set to converge on campus.

UC and National Urban League are bringing close to 300 teens from across the nation to campus on Thursday, July 24, for a day of science and technology activities.

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Related Topix: African-American, Charitable Organizations, University of Cincinnati, Robots

NewsOne

Re: Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce .

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Charitable Organizations, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

KAUZ

SEC votes to end $1 a share for some money funds

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Charitable Organizations, US News, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

KOLD-TV Tucson

Teacher slaying suspect in court on assault charge

National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Danvers, MA

WTVC

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during an Ohio conference that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

National Urban League conference draws big crowds downtown

IF YOU KNOW WHO OWNS THE CAR, YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS. DESTINATION CINCINNATI.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cincinnati, OH

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

National Urban League conference stresses opportunity in Cincinnati

Many visitors this week won't see the blight or the decay and attendant despair that is still found in several of the city's urban neighborhoods -- like Avondale, Walnut Hills, Evanston and Bond Hill.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Charitable Organizations, African-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Hudson Valley Press

National Urban League Annual Conference

"It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared."

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cincinnati, OH, US News, Joe Biden, US Politics, Columbus, OH, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

Urban League convention: 'We've turned a page' 2 hours ago

CINCINNATI When the National Urban League starts its annual conference here Wednesday, the organization will bring more than its 8,500 delegates and $2 million in visitor spending to the region.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cincinnati, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Obama may attend 2015 National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale

Next year, the National Urban League, a nonpartisan civil rights group, is bringing its national conference to Fort Lauderdale for the first time.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Charitable Organizations, African-American

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Deseret News

VP Biden, Sen. Paul planned for Ohio convention

In this July 31, 2009 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden addresses the 2009 National Urban League Conference in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Charitable Organizations, Joe Biden, US Governors, John Kasich, Steve Beshear, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

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