New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950.

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  • Written by By KIM CHANDLER , Associated Press

Police: Waffle House suspect arrested near his apartment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday not far from his apartment, police said.

  • Written by By SHEILA BURKE , Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.

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  • Written by By CAROLE FELDMAN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

 

DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper's own editorial page to be sold to another owner.

  • Written by By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BRADY MCCOMBS , Associated Press