Violence and our kids

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The Top Story by Chris Graham Ours is a violent culture – and we’re not talking about the mean streets of South Central Los Angeles or New York City or some other urban enclave. Violence is in your living room – not to mention your child’s CD player or iPod or Xbox or Playstation2. From…

Race issues dog Allen

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The Top Story by Chris Graham   A group of former University of Virginia football teammates of U.S. Sen. George Allen alleges that the former quarterback regularly used the n-word to refer to African-Americans. A second group of the Republican’s former teammates has stepped up to say that this is not true. Meanwhile, the state’s…

She got game

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Story by Chris Graham Followers of women’s basketball know the significance of the numbers IX and 10. “IX” refers to Title IX, the landmark federal law that in 1972 mandated that schools, colleges and universities provide equal funding to men’s and women’s sports. “10,” of course, relates to the 10th season of the Women’s National…

Declaration of (public broadcast) independence

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Story by Chris Graham It’s spring, which means it’s probably time for Congress to threaten to cut funding for public broadcasting. A move by a congressional subcommittee to slash funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting that was reversed last week by the House Appropriations Committee had people again discussing the merits of taxpayer funding…

You’ve got me pegged

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Stop the Presses column by Chris Graham “You’re a card-carrying member of the ACLU,” the missive began. Honest and for true. The sentence was so matter of fact that I actually checked my wallet. You know – for my card. I figured it had to be in there. When I didn’t find it immediately, I…