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We Have a Basket Full

UMass Lowell history professor Bob Forrant spoke at Saturday’s Pollard Memorial Library “Community Conversation” on the 2016 election. Here’s what Bob had to say: We Have a Basket Full By Robert Forrant First, some historical context: Hillary Clinton will be the fifth candidate in the nation’s history to win the…

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Community Conversation on 2016 Election

This past Saturday, more than 60 people gathered at the Pollard Memorial Library do discuss the 2016 presidential election. Community librarian Sean Thibodeau was the moderator. There were two groups of speakers, each of whom was given three minutes to speak, however, the bulk of the morning was spent in…

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Lowell and Immigrants

Lowell and Immigrants By Mimi Parseghian With the election of Donald Trump and the threat of withholding federal funds to states and cities that do not “cooperate,” the issue of “sanctuary cities” has come to the forefront. The words are a misnomer; sanctuary city is a not a legal term.…

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Khmer News: President-elect Donald Trump

ប្រធានាធិបតីជាប់ឆ្នោត ដូណាល់ ត្រាំ President Elect Donald Trump សបា្តហ៏មុន លោក ដូណាល់ ត្រាំ ត្រូវបានជាប់ឆ្នោតដែលនឹងក្លាយជាប្រធានាធិបតីសហរដ្ឋអាមេរិកបន្ទាប់ ។ លោក ត្រាំ ឈ្នះ បើទោះជាគាត់ទទួលបានសំលេងឆ្នោតតិចតួចជាងដៃគូរបស់លោក គឺលោកស្រី ហីឡារី គ្លីនតុន ក៏ដោយ  (នៅក្រុងឡូវែល គ្លីនតុន ទទួលបាន ២៣១៨៩ សំលេង ត្រាំទទួលបាន ១០៤៩៥ សំលេង)។ ត្រាំ ឈ្នះព្រោះគាត់ទទួលបាន Electoral Vote ច្រើនជាងគ្លីនតុន ។ មេដឹកនាំសហរដ្ឋអាមេរិកជំនាន់ដើម មិនចង់អោយមនុស្សសាមញ្ញបោះឆ្នោតជ្រើសរើសប្រធានាធិបតីដោយ ផ្ទាល់ទេ ។ ផ្ទុយទៅវិញ ប្រជាជនបោះឆ្នោតជ្រើសរើស Elector ដែលជាអ្នកកំណត់ជ្រើសរើសប្រធាធិបតី ។ រដ្ឋនីមួយៗមានចំនួន Elector ស្មើនឹងចំនួន សមាជិកសភានិងព្រឹទ្ធសភាសហព័ន្ធមកពីរដ្ឋនោះ ។ ឧទាហរណ៏…

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Wednesday Night: Two Events

There are (at least) two important events happening in Lowell tomorrow night. Take your pick, but please try to make it to one of them: Downtown Canalway Visioning Session Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6 pm to 8 pm UMass Lowell Innovation Hub, 110 Canal St, 3rd Floor The City is…

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