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Deaf man's family says he was unarmed when killed by trooper

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A deaf man who was shot and killed by a North Carolina state trooper after he didn’t stop for the officer’s blue lights was unarmed and likely did not understand the officer’s commands, the slain man’s family says. 473 more words

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Word Cloud: AFTERIMAGE

 NONA BLYTH CLOUD

Writing poetry in reaction to headline news is risky business. Even some of the best poets have written work so momentary about a particular incident it’s glaringly out-of-place in their future collected works. 2,638 more words

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Sad Beautiful Tragic

Nine a.m in the streets of Nairobi was a bitch. It was almost as bitchy as five p.m but everyone was a little less angry and a bit more eager. 1,144 more words

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3 Baton Rouge police killed in shooting; 1 suspect dead

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed and three others wounded Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests across the city that reverberated nationwide. 1,075 more words

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Peaceful remembrance for man killed by police in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Grieving residents of Baton Rouge honored an appeal at the funeral of a black man killed by police to celebrate his life rather than demonstrate about his death. 821 more words

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