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this day in crime history: december 30, 1905

On this date in 1905, former Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg was killed by a bomb that was rigged to a gate at his home. While in office, Steunenberg took a tough stand against the Western Federation of Miners during a period of labor unrest. 118 more words

True Crime

Whatchyoo Talkin' 'Bout, Adolph?

Jefferson City

Missouri Net:

Are Missouri’s charter schools into the business of segregating students?

During a legislative hearing this month, St. Louis NAACP President Adolphus Pruitt said geographic restrictions where Missouri charter schools can exist are the same as the 1916 residential zones created to keep blacks out of white neighborhoods in St.

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St. Louis Local

Ryanair Hit With Its First Pilot Strike, in Germany

A union called for a four-hour strike on Friday morning after talks collapsed. But the airline said that while there were a few delays, the action did not disrupt air travel. 77 more words

NYT

Police Union Is Sending Officers to Iowa to Protest de Blasio

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which has long clashed with the mayor and is in testy contract negotiations, will demonstrate outside the mayor’s speech there.

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NYT

A Chevy at a Ford Appreciation Picnic

Washington, D.C.

My whitey sense informed me that you all needed some subversive thinking done.  So I got here as quick as I could, even though I don’t get around very quickly at all these days.  346 more words

Education

Not Too Loud

New Brunswick, New Jersey

College Fix:

A Rutgers University labor rights organization is being blamed for spray-painted graffiti on a couple of buildings in the surrounding community.

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Immigration