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Student Asked to Change His Name for School

Three-year-old Hunter Spanjer is deaf and talks with his hands. In the S.E.E. (Signing Exact English) language, the gesture that means his name violates his school’s weapons policy. Grand Island Public School wants Hunter to change his name so he won’t have to use the sign.   Grand Island’s “Weapons in Schools” Board Policy 8470 forbids [...]

Former Prime Minister Now Cubicle Dweller in Buffalo

Mohamed A. Mohamed was a native of Somalia living in Buffalo, New York for the past twenty years. When the president of Somalia asked him to become the prime minister of the war torn country he took the job to try and do some good for his countrymen. Now nine months later he is back [...]