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Activists rally in Ill. for expedited action on gay marriage

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Activists and supporters frustrated that Illinois still hasn’t legalized same-sex marriages demanded swift action during a rally Tuesday at the state Capitol, as lawmakers returned to Springfield to deal with several other weighty issues. Five months after ...

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Rally planned in Baltimore in memory of slain Fla. teen

Baltimore’s NAACP branch and other groups plan to call for justice for a black Florida teenager who police say was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Maryland Southern Christian ...

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EBDI protestors met with city police in East Baltimore (access required)

City police were never far away Thursday morning as angry East Baltimore residents marched toward Johns Hopkins in protest of East Baltimore Development Inc., chanting "We want jobs!" and "If we don't work, nobody works!" EBDI has been redeveloping neighborhoods in the area, and out-of-work residents demand that they be given the jobs with the development.

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150 rally at State House for higher gas tax (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — More than 150 people braved the cold Thursday afternoon to gather in front of the State House and urge lawmakers to raise their taxes. The coalition of business leaders, transportation advocates, union officials and construction workers called for ...

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