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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSome Lynchburg students are learning how to make their schools safer. More than 60 teens are taking part in a Diversity Dialogue Day at Lynchburg College. It's a hands-on workshop that teaches lessons about discrimination and respect. Students are...
Co-borrowers may want to rethink whose name goes first on a mortgage application. Early findings from a study under way at the Woodstock Institute found that in the six-county Chicago area, joint applications for home purchases and refinancings were much...
Since 2010, Republicans in more than a dozen states, including Texas, have enacted laws either making voting harder, especially for minorities, or locking in GOP election gains with gerrymandered congressional and legislative redistricting. That makes...
Channel Guide Magazine“NFL Characters Unite” on USA Network Friday, Feb. 8, includes NFL stars Larry Fitzgerald, Jameel McClain, Troy Polamalu and Justin Tuck discussing how they overcame prejudice, bullying and discrimination. The second annual NFL Characters...
A woman who said she worked for Lake Zurich for 14 years as a parks and recreation employee is suing the village for more than $450,000 in relation to "multiple forms of harassment and discrimination," including sexual harassment, according to the...
Tags: Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Sex Crimes, Lawyers, Lake Zurich
Zafar Sheikh thought building a house on vacant land in Highland Park would be a breeze. All early indications from governing officials, he said, pointed to a smooth, quick approval. That was more than six years ago. Today, the wooded property Sheikh...
Shortly after the Salvation Army's red kettle ringers set up shop around Chicago this year, Rick Garcia took to his Facebook page and posted a status update telling friends and followers to boycott the group. The Salvation Army uses donated money to...
Recently, the secretary of defense announced that the long-standing ban on women in combat is to be overturned. A story on Aberdeen News.com reported, “hundreds of thousands of military jobs previously closed to female service members” will...
Staff WriterThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating a sexual discrimination claim filed by a former office manager at the Conemaugh Township Municipal Authority. Shelli Lysic, who began working for the authority in December 2010, claims...
Blogging with Bill WhiteMy column Saturday will focus on a letter that an area Eagle Scout wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, protesting its anti-gay policies and accompanied by the return of his Eagle Scout medal. Unfortunately, space didn't permit the use......
Daily American Staff Writer"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." This is the opening sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," one of the most famous opening lines of any novel written. "Pride...
Tags: Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Jane Austen, Arts and Culture
Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Baltimore-born Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights lawyer and first black Supreme Court justice who was instrumental in ending Jim Crow segregation. His representation of schoolgirl Linda Brown...
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