Last night was an historic night as we saw Hillary Clinton become the presumptive nominee for the Democrats. Regardless of your politics, you have to recognize the magnitude of her becoming the first woman in American politics to win the presidential nomination in a major party. Of course, this also sets up what I can only imagine will become a stately contest between two dignified and classy individuals… or just a bitter feud that will rival the Hatfield and McCoys for years to come… either way, today we look back at some famous rivals along with a daily dose of Local Gov News.


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Clinton celebrates victory, declaring: ‘We’ve reached a milestone’: Hillary Clinton laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, making a full pivot to a nasty general-election fight against Donald Trump as she prevailed in a vigorously contested primary in California against Sen. Bernie Sanders.

5 Bicyclists Killed in Michigan After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Them: Five people were killed and four others were injured on Tuesday night after a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicyclists on a road about seven miles north of Kalamazoo, Mich., the authorities said. The crash happened around 7 p.m. near Markin Glen Park on North Westnedge Avenue in Cooper Township, Mich.

New York City Schools Exhibited “Institutionalized Deliberate Indifference” Towards Victims of Sexual Assault, Complaints Say: A Brooklyn attorney, Carrie Goldberg, has asked the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice to open a joint investigation into the New York City Department of Education, alleging an “epidemic” of administrative malpractice when it comes to sex crimes in city schools. Goldberg, whose firm specializes in internet abuse and sexual consent, represents at least three victims of sexual assault who all wound up “formally or informally suspended” by their Brooklyn public schools. All three victims were economically disadvantaged black girls, ranging from 13 to 15 years old.


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