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UC union authorizes strike over handling of demonstrations [Video]

On Wednesday, United Auto Workers Local 4811, the union representing 48,000 University of California workers and student employees voted to authorize a strike over how UC handled the pro-Palestinian demonstrators.

According to the union, 79% of members approved the strike authorization “if circumstances justify.”

“On Friday, the Eboard will evaluate and announce whether to call the first campus or campuses to Stand Up,” the union wrote on X.

The union is asking UC schools to give amnesty to employees and students who face disciplinary action or arrest due to the protests, divestment from companies profiting off the war, the right to free speech and political expression on campus, and disclosure of investments and funding.

The union also wants the UC to begin peaceful negotiations with the pro-Palestinian demonstrators.

“Brown, Northwestern, Evergreen State, Rutgers, University of Minnesota, and UC Riverside were able to reach agreements with student protesters,” according to a statement on the union’s website. “This …

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Trump tries for umpteenth time to get classified documents case dismissed [Video]

There is increasing scrutiny of the Florida judge--a Donald Trump appointee--who is overseeing Trumps classified documents case, as the delays continue. This time, it was a hearing on Monday over the special counsels funding. Former acting solicitor general and MSNBC legal analyst Neal Katyal joins Joy Reid to discuss.

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Friends of Dupree School shows appreciation for county officials help in renovation project [Video]

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) Friends of the Dupree School showing appreciation for the county with their help of the historic Dupree school. The nonprofit entity giving commissioners a plaque of appreciation for helping them with funding to bring the old landmark back to life. It has been around for over 120 years a school []