- Obama plan aims to improve odds for minority boys Updated: Feb-27-14 7:04 pm
- Ill., Mich. politicians tout manufacturing labs Updated: Feb-23-14 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON - In strong, often personal terms, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for vigorous efforts to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males. He also cautioned young minority men not to repeat his own youthful mistakes in an unforgiving world.
ST. LOUIS - Top politicians in Illinois joined local leaders in Michigan in trumpeting as a coup news that their states have landed a part in what they consider a revolutionary effort to boost manufacturing innovation, seeded by $140 million from federal taxpayers.