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NY jury tackles case of blacks using N-word

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury has rejected the argument that use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, deciding its use in a workplace rant was hostile and discriminatory. Jurors … Continue reading

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NY officially bans “Big Gulps”

by Peter Grady –   Residents of New York will have to purchase twice as many soft drinks to get the same level of sugar now that the city has voted to officially ban large sugar-sweetened drinks.   On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers – How embarrassing!

by Craig Masters First a moment of silence for our citizens who have fallen at the hand of Islam. Tolerance of the intolerant will never reap the expected benefits. And now on to the rest of the story. It is … Continue reading

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Slurpees, Big Gulps, Venti at Starbucks to be banned in NY

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Every single menu in New York City could soon be getting a major overhaul if Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way. The man behind calorie counts is set to announce a new public health initiative to … Continue reading

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NY drivers can now “choose life” over death

by Jack Minor –   After several years of court battles, drivers in New York will finally have the opportunity to say they want to choose life over death on their license plates. In 2004, the Children First Foundation filed … Continue reading

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Local churches honor 9/11 while clergy, first responders banned at NY 9/11 service

          by Jack Minor —   The White House has instructed officials to downplay al-Qaeda’s role in the Sept. 11 attacks, while New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in order to avoid offending Muslim groups, has … Continue reading

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Police Officers Killed: 2011 vs 2010

By Mike Bauman  As of April 1, 2011, there had been 52 police officers killed in the line of duty in the United States this year.  Compare that to 48 by this time last year.  The Greeley Gazette salutes the … Continue reading

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Liberal groups, Congress members lament “fetish” for the Constitution

Story by Jack Minor While one of the key goals of the Republican majority in Congress is to hold a public reading of the Constitution and requiring bills to have an attachment citing its Constitutional authority not everyone is happy … Continue reading

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Jill Yanklowitz Shannon

Jill Yanklowitz Shannon, 63 of Evans, Colorado died on Monday, June 14, 2010 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on September 28, 1946 in Glens Falls, New York to Harold and E. Beulah (Slater) … Continue reading

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