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Jackie’s ‘42’ story close to real-life for Sonny Weston

Jackie’s ‘42’ story close to real-life for Sonny Weston

CHICAGO | It was 1951, and Nathan "Sonny" Weston was a 19-year-old recent graduate of Bloom Township staring down his big break: an invitation to spring training with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He remembers summoning his courage to approach Jackie Robinson in the dugout.

April 11, 2013 6:10 pm Photos

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Ind. senator wants Legislature empowered to nullify federal law

Ind. senator wants Legislature empowered to nullify federal law

INDIANAPOLIS | When the U.S. Supreme Court in 1958 explicitly struck down nullification, the theory that states can declare federal laws unconstitutional and ignore them, the court warned state legislators that endorsing nullification violates their oath to support and defend the U.S. Constitution.

January 08, 2013 4:20 pm Related
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