Monthly ArchiveJanuary 2019

Wrongfully Convicted And Jailed 38 Years, Fred Clay Gets $1 Million Payout

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“It is a great day for justice and it is a great day for Mr. Clay,” said attorney Jeffrey Harris. The payout is the highest amount allowed under a revised state law on regarding wrongful conviction. (Image credit: Meredith Nierman/WGBH News)

With Unfilled Jobs, Businesses Push Rural Residents Toward College

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Rural Americans are less likely to go to college than their urban counterparts. Businesses desperate to fill jobs with skilled workers are helping to change this.(Image credit: Trxlation for The Hechinger Report)

Puppy With Upward-Facing Paws Recovering After ‘Complicated’ Surgery

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Milo was born with his front paws facing upward, but veterinarians are optimistic they have corrected the dog’s “very rare” condition. For now, he’s sporting an orange front body cast. (Image credit: Derinda Blakeney/AP)

Should Young Americans Be Required To Do Public Service? Federal Panel Says Maybe

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A federal panel says it is considering how the nation could implement a universal service program, and whether it should be mandatory or optional.

The Rams And The Patriots Will Face Off For Super Bowl LIII

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After Days Of Silence, Court Says Detained Iranian-American Is Testifying

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Arizona Is Buying Back Its Capitol Buildings

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During the Great Recession, the state sold its capitol and other buildings in a sale-lease-back deal to raise money. Nearly a decade later, the state has a plan to reclaim the buildings.

Los Angeles Teachers Are Moving Forward With A Strike

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Teachers in LA, the second largest school district in the country, are expected to go on strike Monday morning. Union members there have been working without a contract for more than a year. (Image credit: Damian Dovarganes/AP)

‘Federal Employees Deserve Better’: Workers Rally As Shutdown Frustration Builds

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As anxiety and anger rise, federal workers and industry leaders around the country are organizing to demand an end to the partial government shutdown. (Image credit: Hafsa Quraishi/NPR)

Analysis: At Davos, A Darker Mood Awaits Meeting Of Global Elites

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Last year, the Davos scene was marked by grand entrances and ambitious power politics. But this year, the power of several word leaders is in decline and the global economy is shaky. (Image credit: Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

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