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Tampa Bay’s black officers caught in middle of national debate over police and race

By Zachary T. Sampson and Dan Sullivan St. Petersburg police Chief Tony Holloway lost friends when he became a cop. He knows some people hate him for being one. “They don’t see me as a black man, they see me … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman and Infamy: What Can He Do Now?

By Danielle C. Belton Last week George Zimmerman — found innocent of murder, but still the killer of teen Trayvon Martin — was pulled over by a police officer in Forney, Texas, east of Dallas. Nothing happened. In fact, the only … Continue reading

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Latin Drug Bosses And Their Growing American Ties

By Larry Kaplow Latin American cartels are fueled by U.S. drug demand so their illegal retail networks often stretch throughout America. And Mexico’s arrest of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was a reminder that the connections between drug traffickers and the … Continue reading

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Racist Facebook rants gets 911 operator April Sims fired

By Rachel Quigley A 911 operator has been fired for allegedly posting numerous racist remarks on her Facebook page. April Sims, from Dallas, Texas, compares black people to ‘animals’, says they have ‘sh for brains’ and blames them for wasting … Continue reading

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How long it takes to cover rent in major U.S. cities

By Matthew Tarpey Most experts agree that about one-third of your salary should go toward paying rent. Unfortunately, in some cities that’s a tough goal to achieve. Using data from Economic Modeling Specialists International, along with average rent costs provided … Continue reading

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