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Lawsuits: Kansas State Ignores off-Campus Fraternity Rapes
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The civil rights lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas, contend that the university's practice endangers students and violates federal law by creating a hostile learning environment for victims. Already, Kansas State is the … Both women …

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Kerry downplays rift with Egypt on human rights
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Officials and lawmakers say the Egyptian government's crackdown on civil society and restrictions on NGOs are making it increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to implement the programs. … Leahy, who recently wrote Kerry asking him to investigate …

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Aquino blames rally organizers for Kidapawan
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LEFTIST groups lambasted President Benigno Aquino III Friday for blaming protest organizers for the April 1 dispersal in Kidapawan City in which police shot dead two farmers, and said unrest would spread among those suffering from drought because of …

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Changing Skyline: Rethinking Market Street as Main Street
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When Jonas Maciunas and Mark Keener were collecting data for the Old City District's new plan, they stumbled across an astonishing statistic. Since 2000, the amount of automobile traffic on Old City's stretch of Market Street has plunged by a third …

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The Tools of Campus Activists Are Being Turned Against Them
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The civil–rights movement, the free-speech movement, the anti-Vietnam protests, and protesters on both sides of the gun and abortion questions have all deliberately tried to make others uncomfortable, intellectually if not physically. … give us "our …

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Records in Danziger online commenting scandal should be public, attorney says
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Perez and Austin played roles in a lasting fallout from the Danziger case and other civil rights violations perpetrated by the NOPD in the days following Hurricane Katrina's landfall: the New Orleans Police Department's federal consent decree. Under …

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Bill to change how California police manage gang databases inches toward vote
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If that group advances the bill, it earns a vote from the full chamber. Civil rights advocates are prime champions of the bill, as it contains a variety of reforms for the databases that California cops use to store and share information on people they …

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Historic hire: Al Thomas is Charlottesville's first black police chief
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He also is an adherent of building relationships in the community. “We do that by talking and listening,” he said. Local civil rights legend Eugene Williams hailed the hiring of an African-American police chief. “I'm elated,” says Williams, who has …

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California Editorial Roundup
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Unlike Texas, Florida and a dozen other states, California exempts records of police misconduct from disclosure under the California Public Records Act. In Senate Bill 1286, Sen. Mark Leno … Perhaps it'd be improper to let neighbors know that an …

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