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Half of black millennials know of police abuse

...the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, reflects starkly different attitudes among black...chair of the political science department at the University of Chicago and leader of the Black Youth Project. "But we...
Nation and World
Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...paragliding, but most of all hiking, said Fennessy, who met Truong 10 years ago while both were studying at the University of Chicago.Though Truong worked in data systems for Kaiser Permanente in California and Fennessy is an assistant professor...
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Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Funding early childhood education is like putting oil in our pipeline

...and economic outcomes not just for children, but also for their families and their communities.Research from University of Chicago economist and Nobel laureate James Heckman, for example, has shown that every dollar invested in high-quality...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 8

1936 - Jay Berwanger, University of Chicago halfback and Heisman Trophy winner, is the first player ever selected in the NFL Draft. The Philadelphia Eagles make the pick...
Today in History

...76, died in Westchester County, New York.One year ago: Americans Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert Shiller of Yale University were named recipients of the Nobel prize in economics. The Los Angeles Dodgers...
Yakutat cancels boys basketball season school and giving them an incentive to keep their grades up. That perception is backed by studies from the University of Chicago and the University of Arkansas, which found that students involved in sports were less likely to transfer schools...
The angry Americans: The Occupy movement and the 'tea party' have some common targets

...the left. The two political parties ignore these movements at their peril.? Zingales is a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a contributing editor to City Journal.
McDonald's high school All American Games rosters named

...three-point shootout and dunk contest - will be held at the Gerald Ratner Athletic Center on the campus of the University of Chicago on April 1. The qualifying competitions will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT and the finals will air live at 8...
This Day in History

...Franks was murdered in a "thrill killing" committed by Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb, two students at the University of Chicago. In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane...
This Day in History

...In 1924, 14-year-old Bobby Franks was murdered in a "thrill killing" committed by two students at the University of Chicago. In 1979, former San Francisco City Supervisor Dan White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the slayings...


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