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President's budget would impact housing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
In March, President Donald Trump introduced his blueprint for the 2018 budget, which calls for drastic funding cuts to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs that serve many of our nation’s most vulnerable populations. The HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Development Block Grants, and funding for NeighborWorks
 
Seniors in nursing homes are at risk of sexual assault
Sunday, April 23, 2017
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to shed light on a subject that, for most people, might conjure up images of college students at alcohol-infused parties, or joggers on dark, lonely roads. Most people, when thinking of sexual assault victims, probably don't think of seniors in nursing homes. Perhaps they should. A recent CNN investigation
 
Letter to editor: Professional athletes not regular people
Friday, April 7, 2017
To imply that current athletes have unpresented power to comment on political topics implies a severe lack of history. Jack Johnson was the best known and outspoken athlete at the beginning of the 20th century. His fight against Jeffries was filmed and viewed by more people of the time until Birth of a Nation hit the screens. Jackie Robinson said more with
 
Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey
Saturday, February 18, 2017
On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I got the news, I haven't been able to find words. I told me (sic) friends that I couldn't take calls from reporters. Since then, I have learned that people tried to explain my baby's life and death by running a background check. They reported things that were
 

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