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Baby boomers and unemployment straining disability funds
Thursday, July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON – Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in particular, nears a budget squeeze. “Any of us could suffer an accident or illness we’re not expecting,” said Rebecca Vallas, associate director of Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American
 
All white and overwhelmingly male
Thursday, July 17, 2014
It’s been more than 3,000 days since U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard announced he would be stepping down from the federal court bench in eastern North Carolina. At roughly the same time, then-freshman Senator Richard Burr stood lecturing his colleagues on the Senate floor about their blocking of votes for nominees to the federal bench.
 
Spelman College exceeds fundraising goal
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Spelman College announced this week that the historic women’s school in Atlanta has generated $157.8 million during a 10-year fundraising campaign, exceeding its goal. The total represents the largest in Spelman’s history, with 71 percent coming from alumni, school officials said. “When we launched the campaign, we were focused on
 
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