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SIGN YOUR NAME: Stop McConnell’s anti-choice bill >> In May, Boehner passed a radical bill ...
By Rev. Dr. Clenard H. Childress, Jr. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- It was recently reported that within ...
Grant funds will help create safe, supportive school environments prepared to meet students’ diverse needs ...
Investing in education is key to job creation SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois Lt. Governor ...
PHEN launches 4th Annual Father's Day Rally against prostate cancer in partnership with churches Boston, MA (BlackNews.com) ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The House failed to bring the Fair Tax Amendment (HJRCA 59) to ...
Ensemble Member and Tony Award-Winning Director Anna D. Shapiro to become Artistic Director ...
  CHICAGO, IL - While price and product selection were factors in the recent Holiday shopping ...
National program offers Information Technology Internships (and jobs) to low income young adults Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- ...
WASHINGTON, DC – The NAACP Release the following statement in response to Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s ...

Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Chicago, IL - This is the ideal time to stock up on books by Author & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. Bratcher has been an Award-Winning Journalist and Publisher for 41 years. These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Join the Day of Action for Working People

Join the Day of Action. On Saturday, February 24, working people across the country will join together in rallies to celebrate and protect our right to stand together and fight for our freedom. We need you to join us in ...
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Speaker Madigan Schedules Votes on Gun Safety Measures

SPRINGFIELD, IL – In the wake of another tragic mass shooting claiming innocent lives at a Florida high school, Illinois Speaker Michael J. Madigan and House Democrats will advance a package of legislation next week that includes stricter regulation of ...
24 February 2018 I Read the full story

Dance Center Presents New Works by Bebe Miller and Molly Shanahan in Process V. Product Festival March 29 – April 7

CHICAGO, IL — To conclude the 2017–18 season of its Dance Presenting Series, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago conducts a two-week festival focusing on ways in which concert dance presentation can be a document of process rather than dance ...
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Illinois Outpacing the Nation in Increasing Low-Income Students’ Participation in Advanced Placement

  Chicago Public Schools named national AP District of the Year   SPRINGFIELD, IL – Data released by the College Board show Illinois’ efforts to improve students’ access to Advanced Placement (AP) are paying off. The Illinois State Board of Education ...
24 February 2018 I Read the full story
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Speaker Madigan Schedules Votes on Gun Safety Measures

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

SPRINGFIELD, IL – In the wake of another tragic mass shooting claiming innocent lives at a Florida high school, Illinois Speaker Michael J. Madigan and House Democrats will advance a package of legislation next week that includes stricter regulation of gun dealers, restrictions on the purchase of military-style assault rifles, and stronger laws to keep […]

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Join the Day of Action for Working People

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Join the Day of Action. On Saturday, February 24, working people across the country will join together in rallies to celebrate and protect our right to stand together and fight for our freedom. We need you to join us in the streets. Find an event near you! The truth about the Janus case. In the […]

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Chicago Teachers Union Will March to Saturday Labor Rally – Will Make a Few Stops on the Way

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Rally, march to workers’ rights mobilization: TODAY, 11 AM Federal Plaza, Adams and Dearborn, Chicago Feeder march to noon state-wide labor rights rally at Daley Plaza via Citadel, JPMorgan Chase, CPS Board of Education. CTU, allies will march to labor rally – and make a few stops on the way Student drum-line will lead parents, […]

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Illinois Outpacing the Nation in Increasing Low-Income Students’ Participation in Advanced Placement

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Chicago Public Schools named national AP District of the Year   SPRINGFIELD, IL – Data released by the College Board show Illinois’ efforts to improve students’ access to Advanced Placement (AP) are paying off. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) covered a portion of the AP exam fee for all students who qualified […]

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Justice Department Coordinates Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep of More Than 250 Defendants

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and law enforcement partners announced today the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.   The cases involve more than two hundred and fifty defendants from around the globe who victimized more than a million Americans, most of whom were elderly.  The cases include criminal, civil, and forfeiture actions across […]

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Stopping Scams Targeting Older Consumers

February - 24 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  By Alvaro Puig Consumer Education Specialist, FTC The FTC has a long history of protecting people from scams.  As part of its ongoing efforts to protect people in every community, the FTC recently took steps to stop two schemes harming older adults: a tech support scam and a sweepstakes scam. This latest tech support […]

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Chicago Teachers Union: Trump Proposal to Arm Teachers is Appalling

February - 23 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Teachers and students should be armed with social workers, trauma support, wrap-around services and adequately resourced classrooms for youth already struggling with dire consequences of gun violence and economic hardship.   CHICAGO, IL—The Chicago Teachers Union issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s proposal to arm teachers. CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey […]

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Families Could Act on Gun Violence Warning Signs Under Raoul Measure

February - 23 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

 SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) helped advance a measure Wednesday that puts in place a system for families to report individuals who pose a risk of using a gun to commit a violent crime. Raoul, the legislation’s chief co-sponsor, argued during the Senate Executive Committee against a former lobbyist for the National […]

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Attorney General Madigan Files Lawsuit to Stop Illegal Rollback of New Neutrality

February - 23 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Madigan & 22 Attorneys General Fight to Protect Rule Set to End April 23   CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and 22 other attorneys general filed a multistate lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) illegal rollback of net neutrality rules after the FCC officially published its so-called Restoring Internet […]

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South Florida Doctor Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme

February - 23 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Dr. Salomon Melgen was sentenced to 17 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release by the U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra in West Palm Beach, Florida.  This sentencing is the culmination of a multi-year investigation, which was followed by an eight week jury trial in April 2017 that resulted […]

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Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

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