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Leading White Democrats Court Black Votes; Some Find Trouble

ATLANTA — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters ...

Fresno Unified Board Considers New Censure, Complaint Rules

The Fresno Unified School District board tabled a vote on a new bylaw detailing procedures for trustee censure at Wednesday's board meeting, just two weeks after the board took the rare step of censuring a fellow trustee.  Board members said they wanted mor...
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Flyers Remove Statue of Late Singer Kate Smith

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America." "The NHL princip...