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Pay your share! Community members crash Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Who would have guessed the Mercantile Exchange needed help from Illinois taxpayers?

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Thousands protest Philly school closings, layoffs

Responding to a call by SEIU, more than a thousand people marched through downtown and rallied in front of the School Reform Commission offices.

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NATO protest reflections: Winning tactics vs. dead ends

One by one, they threw their medals toward the generals and statesmen behind the high barricades surrounding the NATO Summit in Chicago.

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Did Dharun Ravi verdict bring justice for Tyler Clementi?

Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, where I have taught for 41 years, committed suicide.

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Florida’s Orange County OKs domestic partnerships

Orange County, Fla., home of Walt Disney World, became the second county in Central Florida to pass a domestic partnership ordinance.

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The new health care law and you – Ask a doc!

A group of physicians here has formed a speakers bureau dubbed, "The New Healthcare Law and You - Ask a Doc!"

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Activists abuzz over Bayer’s bee killing

Some 90+ activists gathered in San Pablo Park in West Berkeley, California, near where one of the Bayer facilities was located, to protest the company's insect-killing.

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Immigrant rights activists say keep families together

Vargas, the father of four U.S. citizen children, has led a crime free life but now sits in a Monroe County jail.

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In the “other Chicago,” mental health patients out of options

Millions gathered in the Windy City for the NATO summit. But over in the "other Chicago" - the inner city, Latino and African American-majority neighborhoods, people are suffering.

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Massachusetts: job creation up, unemployment down

Perhaps the nation's most Democratic and liberal state, Massachusetts has experienced months of declining unemployment rates.

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