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July 31, 2015

Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

Budget Busters

POSTED: March 25, 2011, 12:00 am

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As Congress argues over cuts in domestic spending, we call attention to excessive spending on military weaponry. Today's budget buster is the B-1B Strategic Bomber, at a cost of $283.1 million each for a current fleet of 104.

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