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Updated May 27, 2016 at 10:46 AM

Last fall, a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court was described in this way by Justice Elena Kagan, “as clear a constitutional violation as a court is ever going to see.”This week, the Supreme Court ruled in that case, and in favor of a black Georgia death row inmate, Timothy Foster, convicted in 1987 of murdering an elderly white woman. The Court found that prosecutors unlawfully excluded black potential jurors when selecting an all-white jury.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 9:55 AM

Tsai Ing-wen has been formally inaugurated as the new President of Taiwan. She is the first woman to hold this top government position, a milestone of tremendous importance.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:41 AM

Working weekends goes with being artCentral’s DirectorCurator.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:40 AM

Over the years whenever I would complain about having too much to do my mother was fond of saying, “There’s no rest for the wicked.”

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:36 AM

Frustration is a dangerous thing!

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:34 AM

The Chamber has been up to our eyeballs with ribbon cutting ceremonies the last few months and it doesn’t look like the next month or so will lighten up any. We LOVE that.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:27 AM

My passion is healthy eating and my mission is helping people get healthy from the inside out.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:25 AM

Gut bacteria, gut microbes, probiotics, prebiotics - what does this mean?

Updated May 25, 2016 at 8:24 AM

Are you absolutely exhausted trying to come up with ANOTHER lunch idea that isn’t a boring sandwich?

Updated May 24, 2016 at 1:25 PM

With Hillary Clinton heading into an almost certain general-election race against Donald Trump, Bill Clinton has begun to work out what type of role his wife would play in his third administration should she win the race.

Updated May 24, 2016 at 1:18 PM

Graduations are going on all over the country. Most families will have someone graduating somewhere either from high school or college and this is the time when we all go to show our support for our young people. Having been a graduation speaker...

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