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AP Exclusive: Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids' welfare

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LANSFORD, Pa. (AP) — Ava Lerario lived in a home marked by love and chaos, even before the walls of the pandemic started closing in on her family.
Sandwiched between two brothers, the 9-year-old was her father's princess. She loved to snuggle up with her mom to read. She sometimes lugged her favorite stuffed animals to the ... (full story)


Many history interpreters of color carry weight of racism

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Stephen Seals stood onstage waiting to be auctioned off. Moments later, a white slave auctioneer pointed a gun at one of the other Black men gathered with Seals, and a Black mother cried for her children.
The scene, titled "What Holds the Future," was Seals' first scripted piece at Colonial Williamsburg, an immersive l ... (full story)


Reopening hurdles linger for schools, despite rescue funding

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The latest federal coronavirus relief package includes $81 billion that began flowing to states this week with the goal of helping schools reopen quickly — with one obstacle being that many of the districts' problems can't be solved by money.
Many parents want to keep their children home. Teacher ... (full story)


Court fight against Georgia voting overhaul no sure thing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Court challenges to Republican-led election restrictions in Georgia and elsewhere face an uncertain road in a legal system that has grown more conservative in recent years.
National legislation favored by Democrats could counteract some state restrictions, but that too is no sure thing in a closely divide ... (full story)


Ohio Supreme Court approves rule changes that further expand bail reform

Ohio made important strides toward bail reform this month.
The Ohio Supreme Court approved rule changes requiring that:
• Counties establish as their first choice the release of an individual on nonmonetary personal recognizance before resorting to formal bail
• Counties with more than one municipal or county c ... (full story)