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What’s behind the ‘anchor babies’ buzz phrase?

(PBS): Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about “anchor babies” and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Then Jeb Bush echoed the phrase and found himself on defense — and increasingly exasperated.Some call the phrase derogatory....


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Voting Champions Reach Out To The Incarcerated 

By Genoa Barrow | OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer There aren’t a lot of Black folks in Placer County. Some reside at the same three addresses: 11801 Go For Broke Road in Roseville and 2775 Richardson Drive or 11260 B Ave. in Auburn. All are correctional facilities and most entities only count th...

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‘Time In A Bottle’: Jim Croce’s music continues to inspire 50 years after his life was cut short

Jim Croce went from struggling folk musician to chart-topping singer-songwriter. Charlie Gillett Collection via Getty Images by Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University On Thursday, Sept. 20, 1973, singer-songwriter Jim Croce died when his chartered plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Natchitoc...

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