Category: State/National News

South Africa Election May 7: ANC Hopes for Quick and Easy Victory

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – As the May 7 election day in South Africa nears, former friends and allies of the ruling African National Congress...

Local Students to Exhibit Art at Baltimore Woods

Nature-themed student artwork from the Auburn, Marcellus, Skaneateles and West Genesee school districts will be on display in the Art...

McDonald’s hit by lawsuits over worker pay

By CANDICE CHOI NEW YORK (AP) – Several lawsuits filed against McDonald’s this week say the fast-food chain engages in a...

CNY Activists Say Corporations are not People, Money is not Speech

In 2000, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations, unions,...

Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) – A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward...

Haves and have-nots as health care markets open

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history...

Obama’s Rhetoric Exacerbates Global Tensions

Op/Ed byDr. Wilmer J. Leon, II (TriceEdneyWire.com) – “We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on...

President Obama Challenges America: ‘Keep Marching

Op/Ed by Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Standing in the very spot where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood 50 years before,...

Gloucester’s Rebellion: Another Lesson About Our Character

Op/Ed by Benjamin Todd Jealous Three hundred years before a multiracial coalition stormed Washington’s National Mall to demand equal...

NY health exchange lists medical, dental insurers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The New York Health Benefit Exchange has listed health and dental plans for individuals and small business owners...