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A night of peaceful protests in Charlotte

Race Issues | Questions remain about police shooting; many still want to see the video
by Lynde Langdon & Mickey McLean
Posted 9/21/16, 10:53 am

UPDATE (9/23/16, 11:20 a.m.): The third night of protests in Charlotte, N.C., brought peaceful demonstrations against police shootings instead of the violence and destruction of the previous two nights. Protesters gathered in the business district and marched as National Guard members looked on. Though some of the protesters remained past the mayor’s 12 a.m. curfew, police did not arrest them as long as they stayed calm.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jeffrey Phelps

Free and equal?

Race Issues | Hope and anger clash in the debate over equality and inequality
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 9/02/16, 01:00 am

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Associated Press/Photo by J. Scott Applewhite

Milwaukee sheriff speaks the truth

Shooting | David Clarke offers a voice of reason amid the senseless violence and rioting
by Cal Thomas
Posted 8/18/16, 01:08 pm

Growing up, I watched a lot of TV and movie Westerns. In addition to the cowboy hero, the sheriff portrayed in these programs and films was almost always a model of integrity who stood for law and order against bank robbers and kidnappers trying to disrupt both.

A contemporary and real-life version of those fictional characters is Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County, Wis.

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