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States can’t block right to abortion

A woman has the right to determine when and whether she will bear a child. That right – first established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade in 1973 – was reaffirmed on Monday when the court struck down a law that placed obstacles in front of Texas women who wanted to get an abortion.

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MaryAnn McKissick: More resources for kids, less parking lots

Pedaling past Luther Burbank Elementary School on East Alexander regularly, I observed its unfolding recent construction. I thought the rough digging of its adjacent field meant students would realize direct benefits to their education: A new stellar gymnasium to promote health fitness? State-of-the-art cafeteria kitchen facility? Permanent new classrooms to alleviate future student crowding? Perhaps, preparing the field for students to plant a community garden and learn local agricultural production from field to table?

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Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective

Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective rehearse on the University of California, Merced campus in Merced, Calif., Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
Andrew Kuhn Andrew Kuhn and Thaddeus Miller
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