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Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jan. 24, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Kansas City Star. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Want to teach Missouri kids patriotism? Then quit lying about ‘critical race theory’ This week, GOP legislators in Jefferson City will make their latest transparent attempt to erase the ugly history and legacy of...

Garland: Justice Dept.'s civil rights work is key priority

Dec. 06, 2022 19:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early work of the Justice Department’s civil rights division meant confronting white supremacists who were intimidating Black voters, and 65 years later, its work is just as urgent amid a surge of hate crimes in the U.S., Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday. ...

Judge to arraign ex-DA charged in Arbery killing's aftermath

Nov. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia prosecutor charged more than a year ago with hindering the police investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery has been ordered to appear before a judge next month for her first court appearance. Superior Court Judge John R. Turner on...

Today in History: November 24, Ruby shoots Oswald

Nov. 24, 2022 00:11 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2022. There are 37 days left in the year. Today is Thanksgiving. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused...

Men indicted for shooting at Mississippi delivery driver

Nov. 22, 2022 19:36 PM EST

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A father and son have been indicted by a grand jury after allegedly chasing and shooting at a FedEx driver in January after he dropped off a package in a Mississippi city. Brandon and Gregory Case, who are both white, were re-arrested Friday and indicted...

Georgia House Speaker Ralston has died at age 68

Nov. 16, 2022 18:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia House Speaker David Ralston died Wednesday at 68, spokesperson Kaleb McMichen said, less than two weeks after he announced he was stepping down because of health concerns. A statement issued by McMichen said only that Ralston had died after “an extended...

Ralston to step down as Georgia House speaker at end of year

Nov. 04, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston said Friday that health concerns compel him to step down as speaker at the end of this year, a move that roiled Georgia government and politics just days before statewide elections. The 68-year-old Republican has been speaker since 2010, becoming...