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Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
Tags: Television, Politics, Barack Obama, Al-Qaeda, Entertainment
Channel 2 NewsThe latest Census reports more than one-third of Alaska residents are minorities and Anchorage is the melting pot. The city is now drawing students from all over the world to the University of Alaska Anchorage. This semester, UAA is seeing the highest...
Members of the Temple Adas Shalom community in Havre de Grace participated in a social action project Saturday night to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. "Instead of having a religious service in Dr. King's honor, as we have done for the past...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday backed off a plan to increase fines for resisting arrest, his latest retreat in the face of complaints from aldermen and protesters that he is trying to muzzle free speech during the May summits of world leaders. Satisfied...
Tags: Chicago, Chicago Mayor, Festive Events, Garry McCarthy, Fines
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today backed off a plan to increase fines for resisting arrest during this spring's G-8 and NATO conferences after aldermen and protesters expressed concerns that it would curb free speech. "We decided to pull that off the table,"...
Tags: Chicago Mayor, Garry McCarthy, Fines, Punishment, Punishment
Clout StreetThe Chicago City Council today easily approved measures to tighten parade rules, increase fines and give Mayor Rahm Emanuel power to spend money on a pair of May summits of world leaders. Dozens of protesters concerned about what they say are the mayor&...
Fatherhood had kept Dana Sohr from service work. It also brought him back to it. Sohr’s youngest son had come home from his first religious education class at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia in September 2006 and told his...
Tags: Ethics, Schools, Social Issues, Education, High Schools
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
Zap2ItWhether it's banning certain light bulbs or transfats or salt or smoking or plastic grocery bags, someone decides that a legal substance or activity is not good for people or society and should be severely limited or banned. Spearheading each of these...
Tags: Organized Crime, Ken Burns, Lawyers, Justice System
ˇViva Brazil! : Latin trio offers forum before concert to discuss music, social action in Latin Americajenb@amnews.comThe celebration of Brazilian culture today begins well before ˇViva Brazil! takes the stage at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Latin American Studies program and the Norton Center will host a panel discussion featuring the three members of the Luciana...
Tags: Brazil, Arts, Culture, Arts and Culture, Education
University Press of Kentucky’s forthcoming fall titles already are attracting attention from librarians. Library Journal, a leading trade magazine for librarians, has taken notice. In their next issue, as part of their coverage of the American...
Tags: Vietnam, John Nelson, Civil Rights, Kentucky, Politics
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