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Ladue High grappling with racial tension

Ladue High grappling with racial tension

One African-American mother said her 15-year-old daughter has endured five incidents this school year. Facebook postings by the mother of a black student show the burns he received when a fellow student poked him with a hot glue gun. . "However, we know a few people can spoil the whole bunch". The alleged glue attack is not the only incident of harassment in the wealthy St. Louis suburb since the election of Donald Trump last week, which has sparked a flood of reported attacks across the ...


Iowa lawmaker to colleges: 'Suck it up, buttercup'

Iowa lawmaker to colleges: 'Suck it up, buttercup'

I find it deeply hypocritical that Kaufmann can react so sensitively to criticism of his work while condemning protesters and students for being upset about the election of a man who has threatened religious liberty , bragged about grabbing women without their consent , and attacked a Gold Star family If protesting those things hurts Kaufmann's feelings, I guess protesters better find something else to do.


Lobbyists Guessing Where They Stand in Trump Administration

Lobbyists Guessing Where They Stand in Trump Administration

Warren pointed out that Malpass spent eight years working as the chief economist for the now-defunct Bear Stearns global investment bank and referenced a damning quote Malpass made months ahead of the 2008 financial crash in which he claimed that housing and debt markets "are not that big part of the USA economy".


20-Acre Wildfire Now Contained On Bartow-Cobb Line

20-Acre Wildfire Now Contained On Bartow-Cobb Line

Meanwhile, the Rough Ridge fire raging in the north Georgia mountains continues to burn. The blazes are also putting a strain on state budgets. Rob Pentzer, Oregon division of forestry supervisor, said crews are "over the hump" fighting the fires in the northwest portion of the county.


Sanders says Democrats should 'pound away' on popular economic issues

Sanders says Democrats should 'pound away' on popular economic issues

Senate seat will be up for election. Trump's wish for massive infrastructure spending is unpopular with many Republicans, and indeed Newt Gingrich, one of Trump's most vocal supporters, identified this as one of the issues on which Trump will court Democratic support.


Ellison announces Democratic National Committee bid

Ellison announces Democratic National Committee bid

Ellison already has one title to his name: the first Muslim-American to be elected to Congress. That will require not just new leadership but different leadership. The Minnesota congressman says Democrats must "begin the rebuilding process now". "My friend Keith Ellison is a terrific leader and a strong progressive who knows how to get things done", Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said in a statement.