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The Obama Administration Won't Let Scott Walker Drug-Test The Jobless Anytime Soon

Source: Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday evening formally proposed drug testing for people who want unemployment benefits, but there’s just one problem: President Barack Obama won’t allow it. Some background on a fight … Continue reading

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Mario Cuomo, Former New York Governor, Dies At 82

Source: Mollie Reilly & Paige Lavender / The Huffington Post Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has died at the age of 82, NY1 and the New York Daily News report. Cuomo died just six hours after his son Andrew was formally sworn … Continue reading

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Michael Dunn Sentenced To Life In Prison For ‘Loud Music’ Killing Of Jordan Davis

Source: AP / The Huffington Post JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  — A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store has been sentenced to life in prison without … Continue reading

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Michael Dunn Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder In Killing Of Jordan Davis

Source: Michael Dunn Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis in September, 2012 after an argument over loud music. The jury took about 5 hours to reach a verdict on Wednesday. A jury deadlocked in February over whether … Continue reading

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NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner — the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — … Continue reading

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At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

Source: Reuters / The Huffington Post An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday. At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend … Continue reading

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Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Source:  Ashley Al / The Huffington Post The Florida Legislature illegally redrew boundaries defining congressional districts to benefit the Republican Party, a circuit court judge ruled Thursday. The League of Women Voters, along with a coalition of voters, challenged the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature … Continue reading

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Detroit Motorists Under Siege In ‘Carjack City’

Source: AP / The Huffington Post DETROIT  — When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers. The armed auto thieves have become … Continue reading

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Southern Schools Have ‘Lost All Progress’ Made After 1967

Source: Rebecca Klein  / The Huffington Post While many of the major gains in the South since the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education have been reversed in recent years, a new report says that, at the very … Continue reading

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Spike Lee Blasts ‘Stupid’ Michael Rapaport Over Gentrification Debate

Source: Kira Brekke / The Huffington Post Spike Lee isn’t backing down from his bold stance against gentrification in New York City. The filmmaker and New York native made headlines in February when he ranted about the dangers of gentrification in historically black … Continue reading

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