NY teachers union using shocking images of battered woman to attack female Republican

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ALBANY – The political fundraising arm of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) union, VOTE-COPE, is being condemned on both sides of the political aisle for sending out literature attacking Republicans, and using images of battered women.

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WEAC spends $1.6 million on anti-Walker attack ads, radical groups

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MADISON, Wis. – According to new campaign finance reports filed with the Government Accountability Board, WEAC PAC, the political action committee for the state’s largest teachers union, spent approximately $1.6 million on donations to radical left-wing groups and funding for anti-Walker negative ads.
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Union showers Illinois Libertarian gubernatorial candidate with campaign cash

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois labor leaders are apparently so worried about gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner they’re contributing big bucks to libertarian candidate Chad Grimm, who has little chance of winning.
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FOOD FIGHT! Students organize boycott against ‘disgusting’ school lunches

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FARMINGTON, Conn. – Farmington High School students will boycott their school lunch program over complaints about food quality, portion size, and the school’s practice of dumping lunches in the trash when students can’t pay up.
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School lesson claims Muslims treat conquered peoples ‘with tolerance, kindness and respect’

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LA PLATA, Md. –  La Plata High School filed a “No Trespass Order” against Kevin Wood, a parent and former corporal with the U.S. Marine Corps, who, the school vaguely asserts, “threatened to cause problems that would potentially disrupt La Plata High School” according to a statement posted at Snopes.com, while deeming this story to be a “mixture” of true and false.
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IL city employees spend thousands to attend conference – on better budgeting techniques

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CHICAGO – City officials from across the state gathered last month at the annual Illinois Municipal League Conference in Chicago to learn how to manage municipal budgets during tough fiscal times — many kept a tight budget during the conference and others spent upwards of $1,000 per person to send a representative.
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Georgetown Univ. celebrates ‘LGBTQ History Month’ with ‘OUTober’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgetown University’s LGBTQ Resource Center and GU Pride are currently holding “OUTober,” an ongoing event celebrating “LGBTQ History Month,” according to The Hoya. This year’s OUTober featured a “coming out day” and a lecture from a transgender activist.
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Cops: Seattle student bought Molotov cocktail to school in his backpack

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SEATTLE – Police arrested a 16-year-old Seattle student this week after he allegedly brought a Molotov cocktail in his backpack to a high school located in the Seattle City Armory building downtown.
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Teacher claims ‘racist graffiti’ gave her PTSD and she wants a payout

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AMHERST, Mass. – A former Massachusetts math teacher filed a complaint with the State Department of Discrimination this week over racist graffiti messages left around school last year that allegedly led to her post-traumatic stress disorder.
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The lesson of New Berlin: Schools are supposed to be focused on children, and Act 10 made that possible

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NEW BERLIN, Wis. – The local media was in a frenzy a few years ago, when a large number of teachers were leaving the New Berlin school district.
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