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Huckleberry Finn N-word lesson draws controversy North Richland Hills: Teen asks teacher to modify epithet on blackboard 08:39 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 By LAURIE FOX / The Dallas Morning News lfox@dallasnews.com The racial epithet leapt from the chalkboard. It was...
Black radio hosts call for national economic boycott By TAMMY JOYNER The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Published on: 10/30/07 A contingent of black radio talk-show hosts are calling for a national economic boycott Friday to protest what they consider racial and economic...
Clinton Regroups As Rivals Pounce By Anne E. Kornblut and Dan Balz Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, November 1, 2007; Page A01 After a rare night of fumbles by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination rushed to maximize the damage...
Workplace raids ensnare kids in net, too By Emily Bazar, USA TODAY For every two illegal immigrants arrested in a workplace raid, at least one child feels the effect, according to a study released Wednesday. In some cases, children spend at least one night without a parent and...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A child killer who lost his legs in a suicide attempt is suing the state prison system for $1 million after being denied artificial legs in prison, saying he was promised prosthetics in plea negotiations. According to the case filed recently in U.S...
Economic Impact of Spending 'Blackout' Protesting Government and Hate Crimes Likely Minimal Friday, October 26, 2007 By Catherine Donaldson-Evans and Kelley Beaucar Vlahos A civil rights advocate and talk radio host — with Al Sharpton's support — is urging Americans not to spend...
Heather Mills McCartney: I've Been "Pushed to the Edge" by Media Star says she is close to suicide, has received death threats. Heather Mills McCartney said Wednesday she had been pushed "to the edge" by lies in some newspapers, that she has been threatened with death and that...
Highland Park wants drivers to hang up cellphones Ban on cellphone use in school zones would be first of its kind in Texas 12:11 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 By IAN McCANN and KATHY A. GOOLSBY / The Dallas Morning News Highland Park town officials want to send a clear...
Is Manhunt 2 the Most Violent Videogame Ever? Bloody Game Hits Shelves for Halloween Amidst Furor By JAKE TAPPER Oct. 30, 2007 Your name is Daniel Lamb, and as you try to escape from the Dixmor Asylum for the Criminally Insane, you torture and kill various security officers and...