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Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 tackled all kinds of discrimination when it came to employment and public accommodation, it bothered Sen. Birch Bayh that the bill failed to address sex discrimination at schools. more
You’ve likely never heard the name William Jennings Bryan, as he’s not among those regularly talked about in history books. But his contribution to democracy . . . more
There are just two federal holidays each year acknowledging — and thanking — the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces for their service to our country. more
Looking to rent a two-bedroom apartment in Nassau County? Expect to pay a little more than $2,000 per month. more
Mark Twain famously once said that if “voting made any difference, they wouldn’t let us do it.” more
They work outside in rain, sleet and snow, keeping our most precious commodity — our children — safe. more
Religious institutions have been under significant financial strain in recent years. Churches and synagogues have been sold, congregations scattered or merged with other communities, staff cut. more
This Sunday is the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, a century-old public health observance created by the National Fire Protection Association . . . more
Last week was Banned Books Week, a time to spotlight censorship and attempts across the country to take books off library shelves. more
"The pandemic is over.” With those words last weekend, President Biden declared . . . more
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