Holly Yasui and her father, Minoru Yasui. Holly Yasui of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico died of COVID-19 on October 31, according to Seattle-based Densho. She was 67 years old. The youngest daughter of Minoru Yasui (1916-1986), a civil rights hero who challenged the World War II curfew order targeting Japanese Americans on the West …

Oakland News Now – Amy Klobuchar touts judge’s record and conservative judges’ approval – video produced by the YouTube channel with the logo at the top left of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks about a presidential candidate during a Senate …

LANSING – The Michigan Supreme Court declined to hear separate appeals from two area murderers in rulings released on November 2. Jared Chance WZZM-TV photo Netherlands native Jared Chance, 32, was sentenced to life imprisonment after a Kent County jury found him guilty in 2019 of murder and mutilation of his acquaintance, Ashley Young. Young’s …

VFW Senior Vice Commander Skip Van Gelder adds a flag to the fire as Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) member Earl Mathews, in the foreground left, prepares to hand him another. Station 302 Member Wallace Wester, US Legion Station 100 Commander Jesse Smallwood, VFW / AL Chaplain David Barrentine and former Station 12046 Station …

Over 60 percent of North Carolina oppose the elimination of corporate income tax. In fact, most North Carolinians want to see profitable businesses contribute what they need to ensure that we can fund a better future for people across our state. As the final state budget draws to a close, legislative leaders and the governor …

Nov. 4 (Reuters) – Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to challenge a Tennessee law that restricts the participation of transgender students in school sports, arguing it is unconstitutional and discriminatory. “Today Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Tennessee filed a lawsuit against a Tennessee law prohibiting transgender youth …

Maverick Real Estate Partners Principal David Aviram and 416 West 25th Street (Google Maps and LinkedIn) After three years of prosecution, Maverick Real Estate Partners appear to have failed in their quest to lock down a Chelsea apartment building, whose elderly owner – a Holocaust survivor – got attached and fought back. On Thursday morning, …

Six years ago Eric Adams, then Brooklyn Borough President, was on stage at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn and thundered his early advice to future graduates. He urged them to “reach for the stars”. “You are lions,” he told them. They should always be like, “I am possible. But, he warned them, while you are …

The lower courts rejected the plaintiffs’ argument that the law violates the United States Constitution’s Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. The lawsuit seeks an unlimited right to carry handguns concealed in public. The conservative 6-3 majority in the Supreme Court is seen as supporting a broad view of Second Amendment rights.New York …

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