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Veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog’s stomach

By: Mary Bowerman

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An Oklahoma vet removed 21 pacifiers from a dog’s stomach last week, according to local reports. 

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US charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

By IVAN MORENO, LARRY FENN AND MICHAEL MELIA, ASSOCIATED PRESS

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(AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

Milwaukee – Charter schools are among the nation’s most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds – an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools. Read More

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See the Unusual New Zealand Police Ad That Boosted Recruitment Inquiries by 600%

Ogilvy ditches the single spokesperson

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How do you reach a broad cross-section of potential police recruits? With an entertaining video that features a broad cross-section of police spokespeople. Read More

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Oklahoma Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Deaf Man Will Not Face Criminal Charges

By SEAN MURPHY 

Article ReprintDavid Prater, Oklahoma County District Attorney, talks to the media following a a competency hearing for Christian Costello in Oklahoma City on Aug. 10, 2016.

(OKLAHOMA CITY) — An Oklahoma prosecutor announced Friday he will not file criminal charges against a police officer in the September shooting death of a deaf man who was not following officer commands. Read More

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Black Preschoolers 3.6 Times More Likely to Be Suspended Than White Students

A study from the U.S. Department of Education found black children represent 19 percent of preschool enrollment but make up 47 percent of all suspensions.

By Amy Rock

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A study from the U.S. Department of Education shows black preschoolers at public schools are 3.6 times more likely to receive one or more out-of-school suspensions than white preschoolers.  The Civil Rights Data Collection conducted a survey and found black children represent 19 percent of preschool enrollment but make up 47 percent of all preschool suspensions. White students represent 41 percent of preschool enrollment but only make up 28 percent of all preschool suspensions. Read More

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Obama blamed for Libyan slave trade as shocking video goes viral

By: Morgan Whitaker
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Former President Barack Obama has come under criticism after a series of videos showing men and women being sold in a renewed slave trade have gone viral in recent weeks.

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