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'Mother Emanuel' shooting reminder of history and role of black churches in America

Charleston's Emanuel A.M.E. Church history serves as a reminder of the rich history and important role of black churches in America. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Episcopal bishops to lead anti-gun violence march in Salt Lake City

In the aftermath of a mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., the upcoming anti-gun violence march in Utah organized by 60 Episcopal bishops is an opportunity to forge... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Recent Kathmandu, Baltimore responses show need to measure social progress, not just economic growth

The Social Progress Index is on the right track to understanding and learning from the experiences of Kathmandu and Baltimore so that public policy can become... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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District attorney may drop cases investigated by trooper who resigned

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that it may have to dismiss criminal cases investigated by a former trooper because of unspecified... Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare?

Vox's Dylan Matthews celebrated May 1, International Workers' Day, by reviving the debate over a guaranteed basic income as a means to eliminate poverty. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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‘Selma,’ ‘Spare Parts’ are on home video this week

The historical civil rights film "Selma" and a real-life underdog competition story "Spare Parts" lead new movies on home video this week. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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