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Native American artist challenges Oklahoma’s right to say who is an Indian

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The Smithsonian National Museum in Washington, D.C., and Sports Illustrated model Kathy Ireland have something in common. Both have displayed the award-winning American Indian artwork of Peggy Fontenot, one of the 1,500 members of the Patawomeck Tribe of Virginia. “It’s history is with Pocahontas, John Smith and Jamestown,” Fontenot, who now lives in California, tells […]

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Published on: December 2, 2016

School choice a path to victory in Florida legislative elections

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Less than two weeks before Election Day, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten told Politico that ...
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Published on: December 2, 2016

Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

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In a win for accused students, an Ohio judge has affirmed that cross-examination is vital to a student's defense.
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Published on: December 1, 2016

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Expert: Jill Stein tainting recount process with frivolous request

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"Jill Stein tried to make an ideological point to fan the flames to raise money."
Published on: December 1, 2016
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Property taxes force second-home owner to give up on Vermont

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After 24 years as a second-home owner in Vermont, Canadian citizen Greg Cunningham is being forced to sell his home due to skyrock ...
Published on: December 2, 2016
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$750,000 sculpture makes Miami FBI employees sick

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The GSA paid $750,000 to put a specially-commissioned cedar sculpture in the Miami field office of the FBI. And that's not the bad ...
Published on: December 2, 2016
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Educators express funding worries at Rutland refugee meeting

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Local educators and child service providers raised funding fears at a public meeting between the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Prog ...
Published on: December 1, 2016
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Johnson: Hold accountable those who put Tomah veterans at risk of HIV, hepatitis

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“The fact that a VA employee put veterans’ health at risk is unacceptable."
Published on: December 1, 2016
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Dispatches from Recount Land

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Meanwhile, Trump’s lawyers filed an objection to Stein’s recount efforts in Michigan.
Published on: December 1, 2016
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Advocates confident about D.C. vouchers under Trump administration

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Advocates are hopeful that President-elect Donald Trump’s education platform of expanding school choice could lead to more t ...
Published on: December 1, 2016
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School choice up for debate at Marquette University

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"But what if we allowed parents to choose what school their kids attend?"
Published on: December 1, 2016
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Sanford Burnham doubles down against state efforts to recoup incentive money

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Rather than pay back some of the tax incentive money, the research institute is doubling-down on its refusal to comply with the st ...
Published on: December 1, 2016

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DHS shuts down aerial surveillance on border

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security quietly shut down Operation Phalanx, an aerial surveillance program that interc ...
Published on: November 18, 2016

Left rage attempts to trump free speech at UW-Madison

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“If you want to talk, talk. If you want to shout, then get the hell out,” he told the protesters. “At least wait u ...
Published on: November 17, 2016

Social Security whistleblower: ‘Everything has been compromised’

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The records have been “paraded about the office by an employee,” the source said.
Published on: November 16, 2016

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