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A teenaged boy (I’ll call him “Tony”) couldn’t sleep on Sunday night. Along with 15 other kids, he had just been told that he no longer has a place to stay at the Children’s Village.
Without much attention, the governor lowered the value of a high school diploma in California last week by canceling the state exit exam. This allows all those who failed the exam as far back as 2004, but who otherwise meet graduation requirements, to get diplomas.
A Republican with as many flip-flops, conflicts of interest and scandals as Hillary Clinton would likely be out of the presidential race — or would never have run in the first place.
Drive around America and you will find too many faceless cities. Their downtowns sit deserted and forlorn, while the roads on the edge of town are adorned by aging strip malls and the occasional big-box store. Drive down one of those nondescript commercial streets and you could be anywhere.
Quick takes on bill signings and vetoes by The Press Democrat’s editorial writers.
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