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ITHACA, NY — Bobby Seale — who cofounded the Black Panthers and went on to become one of the most controversial activists of the 1960s — will look back at that tumultuous decade and look ahead to the future in a free public talk at Ithaca College. Seale will present “From the Sixties to the Future” on Friday, Feb. 25, at 6...

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ITHACA, NY — One expert on electoral politics is throwing a little cold water on pundit predictions that Republicans are the big winners from the 2010 census, which will see “red” states picking up House seats and “blue” states losing representation as a result of the once-a-decade reapportionment.

Donald Beachler, an associate professor of politics at...

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ITHACA, NY — Nominations for the 2010 Izzy Award are officially open. The annual award for outstanding achievement in independent media — named after legendary muckraker I. F. “Izzy” Stone — is a project of the Park Center for Independent Media...

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ITHACA, NY — Though all of the votes from the 2010 midterm elections have yet to be counted, the political focus is already shifting to the 2012 presidential campaign. In fact, the first debate among potential Republican candidates, to be televised by NBC, is scheduled for next spring.

To help young people prepare to sort through the overwhelming flood of information that will...

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ITHACA, NY — Shobha Vanchiswar — author of “The Lucky Ones,” a book of poems and photographs inspired by her visit to Indian orphanages that house HIV-infected children — will visit with students at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Nov. 3, to share her experiences in India and the efforts being made to provide the drugs and medicine that the children she encountered...

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