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Decatur Woman Can Petition to Become Nurse Under New Law

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) – A Decatur woman’s ambition to become a nurse has led to new legislation allowing some convicted felons to petition the state for a health care worker license. 134 more words

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Save Harlem: Historic Hughes Home in Danger

A historic Harlem and American landmark is in danger due to gentrification.  African American poet Langston Hughes’ home is in danger of being sold to developers.   615 more words

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Mizzou Graduate Coalition Continues Fighting for Union

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) – Graduate student workers at private institutions can now unionize per a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling, but students at public institutions will continue fighting for their rights. 198 more words

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Prosecutor Wants Photos of Michael Brown's Body Restricted

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Attorneys for the police force and prosecutor that oversaw the grand jury investigation after Michael Brown’s 2014 death in Ferguson have asked a federal judge to consider blocking the release of “grisly” photographs of the black 18-year-old’s body to his family’s attorneys, worried they could prompt violence if leaked. 96 more words

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Racism In Not The Biggest Issue In Regards To Donald Trump

Today on Keeping It Real With Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Ellison joined the show to discuss the allegation that Donald Trump is a racist. Ellison said the biggest concern is not whether Donald Trump is a racist but instead the bigger issue is the fact that Trump has not provided any details on the solutions he may have for dealing with issues in America.   60 more words

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BBB Warns St. Louis About Burial Insurance Scheme

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Better Business Bureau is warning St. Louis residents who receive an offer in the mail for burial insurance policies.

A company in Marietta, Georgia is sending offers in the mail saying receivers qualify for a benefit that will pay 100 percent of all funeral expenses up to $35,000. 70 more words

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