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"Unsung heroes" fight for New York library funding

Library workers announced the launch of a new campaign to secure regular funding for the New York City's world-class libraries.

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Library closing plan will shut people out

If the mayor's budget is approved, it will reduce Memphians' library access by nearly 25 percent.

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Chicagoans demand "people's library hours"

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to back off his unilateral closure of neighborhood branch libraries on Mondays after the move sparked a public uproar.

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Retired librarian sees trouble ahead

Rahm Emanuel announced there would be significant cuts in the city's library system. These cuts would reduce staff members' 60 plus hours a week to 40.

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One hot August...city cuts protested

DALLAS - Local politics and thermometers are breaking over the top in this part of the Sun Belt.