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5 Grape Street Crips indicted




Five Newark men associated with the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips were charged in three separate indictments with drug distribution and firearms offenses. Marvin Eure, a/k/a “Man Man,” 22, is charged in a two-count indictment with heroin…

Trump is a chump




by Helen Philpot The media keeps reminding us that two-thirds of Americans think that the nation is headed in the wrong direction. Of course, they never seem to tell us what direction that is. Why are we assuming that it…

The teacher pay gap is wider than ever




In The teacher pay gap is wider than ever, Economic Policy Institute (EPI) President Lawrence Mishel and UC Berkeley economist Sylvia Allegretto find that teacher’s wages and compensation continue to fall relative to comparable workers. When adjusted for education, experience, and…