Monday, January 31, 2011

Sacramento Press / Woo didn't break law, state says

Sacramento Press / Woo didn't break law, state says

Woo didn't break law, state says

by Kathleen Haley, published on January 31, 2011 at 5:27PM

Image by: Chris Shannon

From left to right: Woo is the first person pictured on the left. Singh is pictured third from the left.

Allegations accusing school board member Darrel Woo of violating the Political Reform Act were dismissed by the Fair Political Practices Commission last week.

Shane Singh, who ran against Woo for board member of the Sacramento

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insidehighered.com - Study abroad programs across Egypt are scrambling to protect, feed, and evacuate their students while mass protests rock the country.The American University in Cairo, Middlebury College, AMIDEAST, ...

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ny1.com - To view our videos, you need toenable JavaScript. Learn how.install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now. Then come back here and refresh the page. Community members rallied Saturday against the p...

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seattletimes.nwsource.com - Originally published January 30, 2011 at 8:20 PM | Page modified January 30, 2011 at 8:23 PM Some members of Washington's higher-education community are skeptical — and at times dismissive — of a n...

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mikecaulfield.com - There is a very nice radio piece available for a limited time on BBC iPlayer, an interview with moral philosopher Onora O’Neill on the subject of trust. It’s about a half hour, and it’s well worth ...

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sacbee.com - These are the kids no one else wants to teach.They've used drugs, carried weapons or otherwise wreaked havoc at schools in the Sacramento City Unified School District.As a last resort, they are sen...

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