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Conservative Bishops Try to Hijack Dorothy Day’s Legacy

Posted November 30, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The New York Times reported this week that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, New York City’s extremely conservative archbishop, is promoting efforts to declare the legendary pacifist and anti-poverty activist Dorothy Day a saint. According to the Times, “bishops now say Day’s
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Les July’s “Dreamland”

Posted November 30, 2012 by E. "Doc" Smith

Bassist and multi-talented musician Les July first came to light back in the 1980s, following in the footsteps of his Queens, New York mentors, Marcus Miller and Lenny White. July has been described as “an extremely unique self-contained recording artist-producer
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 30, 2012 by

On November 5th, election eve, my son Minh Jeffrey sent me an e-mail note: “Awesome! I am so ready to vote!”
It was his first election – and voters like him made a huge difference.
On Election Day, I spent
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 30, 2012 by

Bill Veeck was one-of-a-kind and always took time out to talk with the fans,he even listed his telephone number in the white pages. I was lucky to have spent time with him in his regular spot in the first row
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Remembering Bill Veeck, Baseball’s Greatest Owner

Posted November 29, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The late players’ union pioneer Marvin Miller was correctly credited this week with shaping baseball more than anyone else over the past four decades. From the 1930’s through the 1970’s, this honor goes to Bill Veeck. Veeck was baseball’s preeminent
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School Beat: Post-Election Federal Education Priorities

Posted November 29, 2012 by Lisa Schiff

Re-electing President Obama may have felt like a huge accomplishment, but it was really just the beginning of the work to come. With the rather low-key confirmation that Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be continuing on into the second
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