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Surprising voices say it’s time to “embrace” immigration

At Monday's "Immigration and Michigan's Economic Future" conference, CEOs, foundation leaders, New York's mayor and Michigan's Republican governor all discussed the benefits of immigration.

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Coal pollution killing poor, people of color, NAACP charges

More than 8 million people live within three miles of a coal power plant, and those people are disproportionately poor or people of color.

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Do Texans "believe" in Rick Perry?

Rick Perry hasn't convinced all religious Texans that he is a spiritual leader just because he called for a public prayer extravaganza in Houston.

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Unions, allies launch national campaign for caregivers, clients

The objective is to enhance community-based and home-based long-term care for the current 7.6 million elderly adults who need it and for the estimated one-fifth of the U.S. population that will need it by 2030.

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Warning: Beach closings on the rise

With a monster heat wave enveloping tthe Midwest, a lot of residents are heading to the Great Lakes beaches to cool off, but look out!

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“Rebuild the Dream”: For Henry Rhodes it’s still out of reach

In house parties across the nation, 25,000 participants told heartfelt stories of their struggles to make the "American dream" a reality.

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Reuther story gets new addition

Will a new movie about the Reuther brothers tell the whole story?

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Hospital ruins stir Katrina memories and call to battle

The windowless ruins of Charity Hospital stand today as both a haunting reminder of horrors past and a call to arms for those joining the battle for a restored health care system.

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“American Dream” in Dallas: Organizing never felt so good

The disparate group of people who gathered in the modest neighborhood were pleased from beginning to end of the house party called by MoveOn.org.

Campaign presses oil tax to save California public schools

A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.

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