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Minneapolis Expands Required Use of Body Cameras on Police

Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to all calls, as well as in certain other situations, the acting police chief announced Wednesday amid the investigation into an officer's fatal shooting of an Australian woman who called 911 for help. (more…)

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LISTEN: Arkansas University Chairman Says There is Anti-Christian Discrimination in Academia (UCNN 07/19/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/arkansas-university-chairman-says-there-is-anti-christian-discrimination-in-academia-ucnn-071917 1. AJC - Robert Maranto is the 21st Century Chair in Leadership in the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, and serves on the Fayetteville, Ark., school board. Maranto has written several pieces for the blog. In one, Maranto explores research on the inner workings of

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LISTEN: Texas Pastor Dies in Plane Crash (UCNN 07/17/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/texas-pastor-dies-in-plane-crash-ucnn-071717 1. CP - A doting father of five and Marine Corps veteran who served as pastor of an East Texas church died tragically Thursday morning when a plane in which he was traveling crashed near Tyler Pounds Regional airport shortly after takeoff. Pastor Trevor Morris, 40, led Union Hill Baptist

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Black Cop Fatally Shoots White Woman in Minneapolis After She Called 911 Over Intruder

An Australian woman described as a spiritual healer was shot dead by police in Minneapolis Saturday after she reportedly called 911 herself — leaving angry friends and family searching for answers in a city that has just been at the center of another high-profile police shooting. (more…)

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Debate Arises About Police Posting About Suspects Online After Police Joke About Drunk-Driving Woman on Facebook

A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra. Throw in a wisecracking police officer, and what do you get? A flippant post on Facebook, along with photos of the woman, and of course, her lizard. (more…)

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British Man, 2 Americans Killed Fighting Against ISIS in Syria

A British man has been killed alongside two Americans fighting against Islamic State in Syria. (more…)

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NYPD Commissioner Pleads for End to Anti-Police Hatred at Funeral for Slain Officer Miosotis Familia

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill delivered an impassioned speech at the funeral of slain cop Miosotis Familia on Tuesday, saying the hate against officers must stop. With his voice cracking at times, O’Neill pointed out that Familia is the seventh NYPD officer to be shot and killed in the last five

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LISTEN: Obama to Headline Fundraiser for Democrats (UCNN 07/10/17)

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/obama-to-headline-fundraiser-for-democrats-ucnn-071017 1. WashPost - Former president Barack Obama will formally reenter the political fray this week less than six months after leaving office, headlining a fundraiser for a group that could prove critical to the Democratic Party’s rebuilding efforts. Obama’s appearance Thursday before a few dozen people at a closed-door event

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