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Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd

33 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is...
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Illinois Commits To Criminal Justice Reform, Becomes First State To End Cash Bail

Illinois Commits To Criminal Justice Reform, Becomes First State To End Cash Bail

1 hour ago   |   News One

Illinois made history this week, marking a crucial moment in criminal justice reform by becoming the first state to eliminate cash bail. The bill signed into law by Governor...
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US revives investigation into George Floyd death: Report

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Department of Justice takes new action in the probe, which languished under the Trump administration.
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Over 160 Confederate Symbols Were Removed in 2020, Group Says

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Southern Poverty Law Center said more “symbols of hate” were removed from public property last year after the death of George Floyd than in the previous four years combined.
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Good times come to an end for Wizards as Clippers cruise to blowout victory

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   3 articles

Kawhi Leonard scores 32 points and Paul George adds 30 as Los Angeles notches 135-116 victory to snap Washington's season-high five-game winning streak.
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Kawhi Leonard, Paul George lead Clippers to rout over Wizards

11 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

The Clippers beat the Washington Wizards 135-116 behind Kawhi Leonard's 32 points and Paul George's 30 on Tuesday at Staples Center.
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“. Once a Person's Voice is Captured, They are Expendable”: Director George C. Wolfe on the Musical Histories of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

“. Once a Person's Voice is Captured, They are Expendable”: Director George C. Wolfe on the Musical Histories of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

12 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

Black music. White privilege. Chicago. 1927. What could possibly go wrong? Indeed, nearly everything, and it's chronicled with artful intensity in August Wilson's Ma Rainey's...
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WCCO 1-On-1 With New Mpls. Fire Dept. Chief Bryan Tyner, Talks Plans Surrounding Chauvin Trial

13 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial of the former police officer accused of murdering George Floyd starts in two weeks. Derek Chauvin's arrest came during days of unrest and cries for...
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San Francisco Pauses School Renamings to Focus on Returning Students to Classrooms

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

A plan to rename schools that honored people like Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson was put on hold after criticism of the plan and, particularly, its timing amid the pandemic.
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Grand jury refuses to indict officers in Daniel Prude case, whose death in police custody sparked protests & resignations

Grand jury refuses to indict officers in Daniel Prude case, whose death in police custody sparked protests & resignations

16 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A grand jury in Rochester, New York has decided not to indict seven police officers, including the one who placed a hood on Daniel Prude's head and contributed to his death...
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Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school... Read more ...

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

MONTREAL - The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Read more ...

Madigan replacement Guerra Kodatt steps down 3 days after appointment

Madigan replacement Guerra Kodatt steps down 3 days after appointment

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The man hand-picked by former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has stepped down just three days after his appointment. Edward Guerra Kodatt stepped... Read more ...

'Never expected this to happen': Teen's school project goes viral

'Never expected this to happen': Teen's school project goes viral

It's not just any bluegrass video. The beautifully edited music video features five instruments - all of which are played by the 15-year-old. Read more ...

House to vote on $1.9 trillion COVID plan Friday - with or without GOP backing

House to vote on $1.9 trillion COVID plan Friday - with or without GOP backing

House Democrats will move forward with a vote Friday on President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, regardless of if they are able to sway any Republicans between... Read more ...

Beach volleyball stars' bikini boycott forces embarrassing change

Beach volleyball stars' bikini boycott forces embarrassing change

Bikinis have won the day after officials were forced into an embarrassing retreat over plans to introduce sand trousers for the controversial Katara Beach Volleyball Cup event... Read more ...

Column: Tiger Woods survives but his career might not

Column: Tiger Woods survives but his career might not

The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to... Read more ...

Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

A technical rescue is underway after two people were struck Wednesday by a truck at a construction site in Boston's Financial District. Read more ...

8-year-old starts business to raise money for homeless children

8-year-old starts business to raise money for homeless children

The girl donated a $500 check to a women's shelter and enough toys to go to each child who lives there. Read more ...

Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return...

Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return for 2021 season

“I told Ben we would like to have him back to help us win a championship.”  Read more ...