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Cham: People of an ancient race seek to fulfill a promise made while living in war-torn Cambodia

October 27, 2012

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When the Khmer Rouge burned down Chrok Romeat village, 24-year-old Zahrah Sos, her husband, son and newborn daughter traveled to the countryside. It was 1973, and the beginning of a horrific era in Cambodia. Pol Pot, the leader of the Khmer Rouge, was gradually gaining power. Zahrah and her devout Muslim family ended up living […]

Police under siege: Ron Thomas vows to fight for justice

October 25, 2012

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July 6, 2011 Ron Thomas woke up at 3:30 a.m. to his blaring ringtone. Bad news. Half awake, Ron knew it could only be bad news. Looking at his phone, he saw it was his daughter Christina calling. “What, Tina?” “Kelly’s been beaten up,” his daughter said crying. “It looks like he’s going to die.”