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Senate begins health reform debate, women plan protest

As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.

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For Black males it’s a depression

While the country struggles with double-digit unemployment Black males face jobless rates that are twice as bad.

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Three union leaders to be honored at ‘Keep the Ball Rolling’ event

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Three Connecticut labor leaders, Art Perry, Anna Montalvo and Gwen Mills, will be honored on Sunday, Dec. 6, with the annual Amistad Award presented by the People's World, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party USA.

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Capitalists caught misusing immigration law

DALLAS — A giant construction project for a bridge across the Trinity River is costing a fortune, helping no one and may not go anywhere.

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In economic crisis, ordinary people create solutions

"We the people" - Local communities are creating human networks of food banks, community gardens, medical clinics, telephone hotlines and more.

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Clergy deliver prayers to Sen. Joe Lieberman

An interfaith group of clergy and supporters rallied at Sen. Joe Lieberman's Hartford office Tuesday to present hundreds of personal prayers in support of health care reform.

Francisco “Paco” Rodriguez, Chicago boxer dies after brutal fight

The boxing community here is mourning the death of Francisco "Paco" Rodriguez, 25, who died over the weekend due to repeated blows to the head after a brutal boxing match in Philadelphia.

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NFL charts new course on concussion policy

The NFL and its players union recently announced the approval of independent neurologists to evaluate head injuries and treating players due to concussions.

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New mammogram guidelines: What’s a woman to do?

New guidelines have turned life upside down for women used to having a mammogram and breast examination every year starting at age 40, and doing monthly self-examinations.

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States reap benefits with health reform

Blanche Lincoln and Joe Lieberman took center stage in the health care debate this past week.

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