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Mountain Dog

In Mountain Dog, readers are introduced to Tony, a boy who has grown up in a rough environment. His mother is being sent to prison for dog-fighting, and Tony is going to live in the mountains with an uncle he’s never met. 325 more words

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Proposition L

This November voters in the Kansas City area will be asked to decide whether a small tax increase should be implemented in order to improve the Mid Continent Public Library system.  796 more words

"GOP Outreach To Gays: At Least We Won’t Kill You": We Only Want To Deny You Your Rights

Conventional wisdom suggests that Republicans decided to trash the RNC’s autopsy that was completed after their loss in the 2012 presidential election. It contained suggestions that the party should do more to reach out to women and people of color – especially Hispanic Americans. 457 more words

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How the Media Influences Public Perception in Elections

Why do people vote for certain candidates over others? It could be due to intricate details such as height and posture or perhaps the most common reason which is the strong alignment of views with a single candidate over the rest of the field. 641 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - The G.O.P.’s Latino Crucible

Will Republican candidates back Donald Trump’s divisive campaign or take a longer-term view and start building a more inclusive party?. via NYT Opinion http://ift.tt/1OiwDpi


Illinois peeps, check out - Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity

Several start-ups have dedicated themselves to creating programs, incubators or accelerators to train blacks and Hispanics for tech jobs.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/1TWl7N8


Illinois peeps, check out - California Senate Race Is a Tale of Diversity and a Flailing G.O.P.

As the state’s open primary on Tuesday approaches, two Democratic women, one black and one Latina, are the leading contenders to advance to the November election.. 8 more words