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"This bill is the right step:" Missouri copies Wisconsin law on officer-involved shooting investigations

KENOSHA — When it comes to deadly police shootings, a Wisconsin law was the first of its kind. Now, it is the blueprint for officials in another Midwestern state who hope the third time is the charm. 420 more words


Common Weal portraits show immigrants are 'no different from us'

They’re terrorists. They’ll steal our jobs. They threaten our way of life.

These are the kinds of stereotypes about immigrants that Common Weal Community Arts is seeking to dispel in its latest art exhibition. 455 more words

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"I see a lot of holes right now:" Activist calls for national conference on police shooting incidents

KENOSHA — A long-time activist hopes to team up once again with the state’s largest police union. The goal is to make Wisconsin the center of a new national discussion. 517 more words


Friday 26 August - Runs of the Day

Friday was an action packed day, with almost too much racing on the go to keep full tab with – but who likes complaining about that… Ffos Las held a competitive card with a valuable handicap as its feature, in which our single selection picked up some place money. 354 more words

Portland lights the first Fuse

Portland’s Basic Space Gallery presents its first event, “Fuse,” tonight, Friday, August 5, 2016, at 7:00pm. The featured poets: Dee Dee Chapman, Elizabeth Vignali… 67 more words


Singing to Succulents

It’s Friday night and I’m waiting for my dough to rise so I can make pizza. This is the kind of person I am. Not to say that I’m a homebody, but I am also the kind of person who’s installed Steam on her computer just to grow a pot of virtual succulents. 578 more words