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Slavery lesson in elementary math class sparks outcry

 

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Rapper Kenny Clutch among Nevada Las Vegas deaths (video)

LAS VEGAS (CNN) -- Police are on an "intense" and "extremely focused" nationwide manhunt for the occupants of a black Range Rover at the center of a shooting on the Las Vegas strip that claimed three lives.

The incident involved a Maserati that was shot at and subsequently crashed into a taxi, which caught fire.

The driver of the Maserati, whom

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Winter storm sleeting portions of Illinois

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A winter storm creeping its way across portions of Illinois is mucking roads with a mix of sleet and snow. It's also forcing the schools to close early and hampering travel.

    In the Chicago area, school closures and late starts were announced and the morning commute was slowed. O’Hare airport got 2.7 inches of slow and Midway g

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    Quinn: Proposed 'fracking' rules good for state

      Gov. Pat Quinn is praising a bill that would regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois, saying it'll help the economy.

      Quinn released a statement Thursday after two downstate lawmakers introduced the bill to establish ground rules for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."

      The method uses high-pressure mixtures of water, sand or gravel and

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      Prosecutors detail Sandi Jacksons' misuse of funds

        AP Photo/Evan Vucci

        Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi leave the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, after Jackson entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.

        Documents filed by federal authorities

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