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Houston anti-bias policy fight postponed until January

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance will not be put to voters this year after an important deadline to get it on the November ballot passed…

What they’re really saying in Ferguson

By Nick Eicher
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Police | A walk down West Florissant reveals the hearts and minds of protesters and police

The police problem

By D.C. Innes
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Police | When I was a boy, they told us in school that a policeman is your friend. There are communities where that does not appear to be true. Those communities also…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

A change of tone in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Amid calls for more government accountability, Ferguson, Mo., police have named the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown on Saturday. Outside a…

Churches unite, call for peace in St. Louis

By Angela Lu
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Police | After the weekend shooting of an unarmed teen, each night has brought violence and rage

St. Louis on edge as FBI investigates police shooting

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Police | St. Louis is a city long on emotion and short on facts three days after a police officer killed a teenage boy in the suburb of Ferguson.  “The police…

Web Reads: Rotisserie chicken economics and epic infographics

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Economic fowl. You may have thought buying a rotisserie chicken from Costco or your local grocery was just a time-saver. But Megan McArdle points out that…

Chicago: A town that won’t let you down?

By Cal Thomas
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Crime | Frank Sinatra’s song about Chicago, “My Kind of Town,” “a the town that won’t let you down,” seems dated in light of last weekend’s shooting…

Web Reads: Flush for life

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | The importance of toilets. Could there be something in Muslim and Hindu religious codes that makes Muslims in India more likely to use toilets than Hindus? A…

Storm and drive in the gateway to the West

By Warren Cole Smith
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Lighting Out | Oklahoma City shows us what it means to stare into the abyss—and return

De Blasio pulls the plug on three charter schools

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Earlier this month, newly-inaugurated New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio blocked three charter schools from using space inside public school buildings for…

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