Michael Fletcher

Washington Post

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Yesterday, Baltimore saw protesters, cleanup crews and even dance troops — a far cry from Monday night's rioting. The National Guard is still on the streets.

Divided Baltimore — Is It America?

Yesterday, Baltimore saw protesters, cleanup crews and even dance troops — a far cry from Monday night's rioting. The National Guard is still on the streets.

from To the Point

A third month of  sluggish growth  produced just 80,000 new jobs in June, and unemployment seems stuck at 8.2 percent.

Static Unemployment Rate and Flat Jobs Numbers

A third month of sluggish growth produced just 80,000 new jobs in June, and unemployment seems stuck at 8.2 percent.

from To the Point

With state budgets facing massive shortfalls, several Republican Governors are demanding concessions from public employee unions.

Are Republican Governors Union Busting?

With state budgets facing massive shortfalls, several Republican Governors are demanding concessions from public employee unions.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Former president Ronald Reagan disclosed his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis in 1994. He died a decade later.

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Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

from KCRW Features

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