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DNC Is Killing Some Local Businesses

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.05.2012 | Small Business

When Berhan Nebioglu first heard the Democratic National Convention was coming to town, she pictured an influx of tourists flooding her small jewelry ...

Despite 'War On Cops' Talk, Police Officer Fatalities Drop Dramatically In 2012

Radley Balko | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime
Radley Balko

We're now about halfway through 2012, and this year is on pace to be the safest ever for America's police officers. Oddly, no one is reporting it.

Obama, Biden Honor Group's 'Sacrifice'

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama honored the nation's top police officers on Saturday, paying tribute to their sacrifices and "quiet courage"...

Scott Brown Makes Dubious Claim

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.) has advocated for large financial institutions in the past, but he stuck up for an interesting new segment of the 1 perce...

Cop Fires Stun Gun, Striking Female Student In Groin

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.15.2011 | Education

After an Allentown, Pa. police officer fired a stun gun at the groin of Keshana Wilson, a 14-year-old student, outside Dieruff High School in Septembe...

High School Cop Under Fire For Gynecologist "Dr. Harry Beaver" Costume

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.09.2011 | Education

Donnie Riggins, the resource cop for Lake Brantley High School in Florida, was let go on Friday after he came to school dressed as a gynecologist by t...

Atlanta Mayor Plans To Offer Police, Firefighters Reduced Rates On Foreclosures

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

The foreclosure crisis has left scores of U.S. homes vacant. As a result, state and federal government officials are rushing to come up with ways to ...

Courageous: A Faith-Based Film That Entertains (Video)

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.01.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Courageous isn't just for Christians. It is for anyone who loves a good story full of emotion, humor and drama. This film has it all and delivers every aspect of the story in a tremendously entertaining fashion.

Sonja Sharp

Florida School Bus Monitor Accused Of Operating Underage 'Sex Slave' Prostitution Ring | Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

A Florida cop and a school bus monitor were arrested Thursday in connection with a child prostitution ring, Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a sta...

Usually The Reason For Growth, States, Localities Stagnate

PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a healthy recovery, states and localities produce jobs, expand social services and help fuel the nation's economic growth. T...

Dave Jamieson

Budget-Strapped Towns Seek To Merge Police And Fire Departments, Sparking Labor Fights | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- David Micallef never thought he’d be involved in a labor dispute at age 25, much less assuming a lead role in one. But as president of...

Unions Are Wrong to Refuse to Build the Mosque

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Milazzo

Those union members vowing not to work on the mosque may believe they're taking principled stands, but what they're really doing is exhibiting unnecessary fear and being emotionally and mentally weak.

Chimp Attack Cop's PTSD Claim Denied After Shooting Animal

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A police officer who shot and killed a chimpanzee last year after it mauled a woman has been denied a claim for workers' comp...

NYPD: Many Real Police Officers Wear Fake Badges | RAY RIVERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In New York, a city that has become almost synonymous with high security, where office employees wear picture IDs and surveillance cameras are on the ...

Cops May Have Poorer Health Due To Night Shifts

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that their schedule may cause cops to develop such conditions such as stroke, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes....

A Matter of No Middle Ground

Harvey Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Grossman

Everyone knows that as prudent people we ordinarily should not get "lippy" with a police officer, but Professor Gates is not guilty of violating that maxim. He was standing up for his rights.

White Police Officers and Black Men

George Mitrovich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Mitrovich

No white person can ever know what it's like to be a person of color in America.