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Obama Warns of 'Quiet Riot' Among Blacks Jun 5 01:41 PM US/Eastern By BOB LEWIS Associated Press Writer HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said Tuesday that the Bush administration has done nothing to defuse a "quiet riot" among blacks that...
Efforts to stop TAKS cheating often fall short More emphasis has been placed on test, not on catching copiers 11:47 PM CDT on Monday, June 4, 2007 By JOSHUA BENTON and HOLLY K. HACKER / The Dallas Morning News jbenton@dallasnews.com and hhacker@dallasnews.com In 1975, a social...
Poll: Obama, Clinton now virtually tied By Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are essentially tied for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, the first time that the New York senator hasn't clearly...
Clinton, Edwards and Obama Discuss Their Faith at Forum All Say Religion Informs Politics, Personal Lives By Perry Bacon Jr. Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A03 In an unprecedented forum, the three leading Democratic presidential candidates described how...
Discontent Over Iraq Increasing, Poll Finds Americans Also Unhappy With Congress By Dan Balz and Jon Cohen Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A01 Growing frustration with the performance of the Democratic Congress, combined with widespread public pessimism...
City to vote on offering Las Manitas $750,000 forgivable loan Restaurant would move up the block to make way for hotel complex. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 05, 2007 City leaders hope to save a popular downtown restaurant by offering its owners a $750,...
Officer who shot man has been investigated in the past Friends say officer is devout Christian and leader of his community By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, June 04, 2007 Sgt. Michael Olsen, the officer who shot and killed a 25-year-old man after a nightclub...
Diplomas Denied Over Graduation Cheers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 3, 2007 GALESBURG, Ill., June 2 — A high school that had warned against undignified behavior at its graduation ceremony denied diplomas to five students after enthusiastic friends or family members...
Analysis shows TAKS cheating rampant State says it's addressed the problem, but News uncovers more than 50,000 cases 05:29 PM CDT on Sunday, June 3, 2007 By JOSHUA BENTON and HOLLY K. HACKER / The Dallas Morning News Tens of thousands of students cheat on the TAKS test every...