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Today's Date: February 9, 2023
The Music Lights the Way Piano Festival announces finalists chosen from nearly 8,000 participants
Origin Materials Announces Fourth Quarter 2022 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Zynx Health Ranked #1 for Clinical Decision Support – Care Plans and Order Sets in KLAS Research’s 2023 Best in KLAS
Charming Changsha: A city going greener
The First Women in Leadership Network to Support Diversity, Equality and Inclusion across the Life Sciences Industry launched in
Kainos Capital Raises Over $1 Billion for Fund III
RENUVION® COSMETIC NECK LAXITY PROCEDURE TO BE FEATURED ON 'THE BALANCING ACT' TALK SHOW ON LIFETIME® FEBRUARY 13
NWEA Launches Competition to Raise Interest in Data Science
Kite’s Tecartus® CAR T-Cell Therapy Demonstrates Overall Survival Benefit in Three-Year Follow-up of Pivotal ZUMA-3 Tr
Labcorp Unveils New Name for Future Independent Clinical Development Business - Fortrea
Carolina Complete Health Hosts Community Baby Shower to Support New and Expectant Mothers in Charlotte
Baxter Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Results
AVROBIO to Present Clinical and Preclinical Data from Lysosomal Disorder Gene Therapy Pipeline at WORLDSymposium™ 2023
KKR Releases “Eye of the Tiger”
CSII STOCK ALERT: Halper Sadeh LLC Is Investigating Whether the Sale of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Is Fair to Shareholders
Aura Biosciences to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
BioReference Now Offers the Only FDA-Approved Dual-Stain Triage Test to Enhance Cervical Cancer Screenings
Toyota and Nintendo Announce the Ultimate Road Trip by providing 500 Grand Highlander Customers with a Nintendo Switch - OLED Mo
Plans to Watch the Big Game on the Big Screen? CPSC Reminds Families to Protect Children from the Deadly Hazard of Toppling TVs
Jarrow Formulas® Reveals New Probiotic Supporting Vaginal Health*
TRAGIC DEATH IN HARLEM
A 61-year-old mother of five with 12 grandchildren who was married for 36 years was watching local residents in Harlem play dominoes when gunshots rang out and killed her. ...
Fed Report Blasts "Heavy-Handed" Puerto-Rico Police
Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department today announced its findings that the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) has engaged in a pattern and practice of misconduct that violates the Constitution and federal law. The investigation, launched in July 2008, was conducted in accordance with the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968. ...
Latinos Become Majority In Federal Prisons
A new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission reveals, for the first time, Latinos make up more than half of all federal felony offenders sentenced so far this year. The report shows that Latinos comprised 50.3 percent of all federal felony offenders sentenced in the first nine months of fiscal year 2011. Felony immigration crimes accounted for most of the increase. Hispanics outnumber all other ethnic groups ...
MT Senators Seek Congressional Gold Medal For Cobell
Montana Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus today introduced legislation to award Montana's Elouise Cobell the Congressional Gold Medal. Cobell, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation, is being recognized for â€˜her outstanding and enduring contributions to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and the Nation through her tireless pursuit of justice.' ...
Black Contractors To Protest Mississippi Bridge Project
Work on the new $700 million Mississippi River Bridge north of downtown St. Louis could come to a halt next week. East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks and the Metro-East Black Contractors Organization announced their plans ...
Minorities Targeted By War On Terrorism
An investigation by the Center for Investigative Reporting into the counter-terrorism program at the Mall of America near Minneapolis, found that it often ensnares seemingly innocent people with the FBI and other law enforcement organizations. Ever since 9/11, the nationâ€™s leaders have warned that government agencies canâ€™t protect ...
BLACK KILLER'S DEATH DATE UPROAR
Georgia is scheduling the execution later this month of an inmate who has won worldwide support for his claims of innocence in the 1989 slaying of a Savannah police officer, his attorney said Tuesday. A Chatham County judge signed the death warrant for Troy Davis yesterday, marking the fourth time since 2007 ...
White Supremacist Sentenced For Hate Crime
In January 2010, Zachary Beck and two other white supremacists attacked a black man in downtown Vancouver, Wash., yelling, "White Power!" "You're dead!" and racist slurs. In U.S. District court, Beck was sentenced to 51 months in prison. According to court documents, Beck and his co-conspirators, Kory Boyd and Lawrence Silk, attacked a Black man in a Vancouver sports bar on Jan. 7, 2010, because of the manâ€™s race. ...
Racial Disparities Found In Military Death Penalty Cases
A study by a group of law and statistics professors found that minorities in the military were twice as likely to be sentenced to death than their white counterparts. Professor David Baldus of the University of Iowa College of Law and associate professor Catherine Grosso of the Michigan State University College of Law, the study's lead authors, ...
Judge Reviewing Black Farmer Settlement
U.S. Federal District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington is reviewing the $1.25 billion settlement in a class action stemming from allegations the government discriminated against black farmers in loan processing. Friedman met for about eight hours with the plaintiffs' team, government lawyers and farmers, some of whom traveled ...
Confederate Flags Banned In VA City
The city council in Lexington, Va., just voted to prohibit flying the Confederate flag on city-owned poles. The decision sparked anger among some Lexington residents, who see the Confederacy as a link to the town's past. After a 2 1/2-hour public hearing, the Lexington City Council voted 4-1 to allow only U.S., Virginia and city flags to be flown. ...
Rally Tonight Against Alabama Immigration Law
Opponents of Alabama's law on illegal immigration are holding a rally tonight in Birmingham. The demonstration was originally timed to coincide with the law taking effect Earlier this week a federal judge temporarily blocked the law from going into effect, saying she needed more time to consider lawsuits filed by critics who believe the law is unconstitutional. ...
COURT SAYS NYPD BIAS SUIT A GO
Manhattan Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin has given the go ahead to a lawsuit that challenged the city's stop-and-frisk policies as biased, especially toward Blacks and Hispanics. Judge Scheindlin said the allegations in the lawsuit were supported well enough to justify a trial to decide if New York's stop-and-frisk policies are legal. She said the trial can determine whether quotas prompted officers to stop suspects without just cause. She said the trial can also decide whether police leadership has failed to adequately train officers. ...
Seattle Intervenes In Latino Gang War
King County plans to spend $1.4 million in reserve funds to combat the growing Latino gang problem in South King County, using both law enforcement and community outreach resources. The Sheriffâ€™s Office believes there are over 10,000 gang members among an estimated 140 street gangs in King County. Gang related crime has gone up 165 percent since 2005 and has shifted from ...
Judge Temporarily Blocks Alabama Immigration Law
A U.S. federal judge has temporarily blocked a controversial immigration law that was set to go into effect Thursday in the southern U.S. state of Alabama. The law would allow Alabama police to detain anyone suspected of being in the country illegally when that person is stopped for any other reason. It would also make it a crime to knowingly ...
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