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  1. Video Distraction: June Cleaver Learns Racial ProfilingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crooks and Liars

    In our continuing quest to to find out why the GOP wants to bring us all back to the 1950s, let's spend this minute with The Beaver's mom. "When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative."


  2. Oakland gains ground in emerging tech industryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Evidence of the city's emerging influence in the East Bay's technology landscape was on display Tuesday evening at a ceremony celebrating the new headquarters for an organization whose aim is to encourage more minorities to participate in the tech revolution. The Kapor Center for Social Impact, a foundation that partners with local businesses to leverage technology in the pursuit of positive social change, is setting up a permanent home in Oakland.


  3. News QuirksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seven Days

    Bradley Hardison, 24, managed to elude authorities for nearly nine months before they nabbed him after a local paper published his photo for winning a doughnut-eating contest at a police anticrime event in Elizabeth City, N.C. "I was pissed because it's like throwing it in our face," Camden County sheriff's Lt. Max Robeson said after he read the article, which led investigators to Hardison.


  4. Heeding God's Call will hold prayer service in response to gun deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The event coincides with the International Day of Prayer for Peace and will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept.


  5. Stage Tube: Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Brings His Love of Baseball to ...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Stage and screen star Bryan Cranston stars in a new MLB commericial for TBS, in which he 'previews' his one-man show version of the post season. Check out his hilarious tribute to baseball below! Bryan Cranston won the 2014 Golden Globe and four consecutive Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Walter White on AMC's Breaking Bad.


  6. Hartmann: ISIS And Republicans Agree On At Least One ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Progressive radio host Thom Hartmann has found at least one thing that ISIS and these Tea-Publican, radical right-wing so-called Christians have in common -- and it's not just the fact that they both sound a whole lot like Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson . A conservative radio host told Fox News on Thursday that Phil Robertson, star of the reality TV show Duck Dynasty, should not have been suspend for homophobic remarks because he was just doing what Martin Luther King Jr. would have done.


  7. Up South conversation with Joan and Matthew CountrymanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    On September 16, 2014 at 7 pm, LaSalle University hosted a conversation with Joan and Matthew Countryman on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Act. Matthew J. Countryman is the author of Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia.


  8. Singer Meldrum to perform Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    Singer-songwriter John Meldrum will perform at 8 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the Old Church on the Green, 1 East Main St., Hudson.


  9. Meet this year's 25 Salute to Women honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Comments made here are the sole responsibility of the person posting them; these comments do not reflect the opinion of The Sun. So keep it civil.


  10. US bishops praise continuing Civil Rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2014 / 02:34 am .- The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was "a monumental step forward" for human dignity, but continued work is necessary to fight the "destructive influence of racism," said the head of the U.S. bishops' conference. "As America celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 this year, I join together with my brother bishops in recalling the heroic history of that achievement," Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky.


  11. Finding death cause for 3 infants a difficult taskRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Working with little more than skeletal remains, the state medical examiner faces a significant challenge in determining how three infants found in a Blackstone home last week died, according to legal analysts, who say the review will be a crucial part of the criminal investigation. One key to whether prosecutors will have enough evidence to file a charge of homicide, manslaughter, or another serious felony will be the condition of the remains, and the length of time they were left in the home.


  12. 2014 Global Peace Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Orlando Weekly

    Watch films. Get involved. Change things. That's the mantra of the Global Peace Film Festival, which brings a slate of socially conscious documentaries and narrative features to Orlando every September.


  13. Soul Healing Miracles available now for iOS and AndroidRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MacMegasite

    After blockbuster book sales of the Soul Healing Miracles book and the stellar reception of the free companion App for iPhones, now Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha releases an Android version packed with the powerful soul healing energies of The Source Ling Guang Calligraphy art scrolls along with simple meditation instructions on audio. The Soul Healing Miracles application taps into a global spiritual healing movement that combines the invigorating qualities of sound therapy, mantras, creative visualization and meditation with an opportunity for deeper exploration of spirituality and connecting mindfully to the universe and the heavens.


  14. William Hanna Retires After Two Decades with Operation HOPERead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | John Hope Bryant

    After two decades of service to Operation HOPE, we salute one of our most distinguished Global Board members, William Hanna . Mr. Hanna is a Managing Director with California Technologies Ventures, LLC as well as Jacobs Capital Group, LLC. He is both a recognized successful businessman and a remarkable community service leader.


  15. Martinez, Pittsburg educators are Contra Costa County Teachers of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A middle school English educator and high school automotive technology instructor are Contra Costa County's 2014 Teachers of the Year. Elizabeth Lanfranki, who is beginning her fourth year of teaching at Martin Luther King Jr. Junior High in Pittsburg, and Brian Wheeler, who is starting his fifth year of teaching at Alhambra High in Martinez, were selected from among four finalists based on speeches, classroom visits and application packets.


  16. Whitmore announces campaign for fifth term on Conway councilRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Councilwoman Shelia Whitmore is seeking her fifth term on the Conway City Council. A Conway native, Whitmore was first elected in 1998, becoming the council's first minority member.


  17. GI Joe photo exhibit brings to life real plight of struggling veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Artist Mark Pinto poses for a portrait with hanging toy soldiers at San Jose Martin Luther King Library in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 5, 2014.


  18. Parents petition Grand Rapids schools to return sports programsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes helps Southwest Community Campus student Denise Garcia spin a basketball on her finger at the Van Andel Arena on January 23, 2011. Parents at Southwest, a Grand Rapids Public Schools, are petitioning the district to bring basketball and other sports programs back.


  19. Woodland Park to mark site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1966 visitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    As the borough continues its centennial celebrations on Sunday with a trolley ride through town, a plaque commemorating the 1966 visit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be dedicated in the morning at Magic Years Preschool.


  20. Calendar: September 17-24Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly

    Yards Beef and Beer Cruise Enjoy a beef and beer buffet and open bar featuring Yards' brews while cruising the Delaware on the Spirit of Philadelphia. WMMR's Jacky BamBam will be spinning the rock hits.