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National, International, National, April 6th

NATIONAL NYPD’s ‘Stop, Question and Frisk’ program accused of racial profiling New York Police are becoming more powerful after a recent program, titled “Stop, Question and Frisk,” was implemented in order to combat the number of murders and other violent crimes in New York City. Many critics are charging that the new law gives the […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS 2.17.2011

BITE-SIZED NEWS NATIONAL Billy Bob Thorton to make movie about ex Jolie Most break-ups tend to consist of a few months of Facebook relationship demotions, awkward run-ins (especially at Wooster) and a feverish return to the gym so you can look hotter first, before it all fades into an unpleasant memory. But not for Billy […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL 250 Putin protestors arrested at anti-election rally After Sunday’s parliamentary election results, thousands of protestors congregated in Moscow to object to the appointment of Vladimir Putin as Prime Minister. While many have looked at the election results and suggested that it will “mark the beginning of the downside for Putin’s influence” due […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS INTERNATIONAL Police say Norway mass murder suspect is insane The man accused of killing 77 people in a terrorist rampage that shook Norway last summer is insane and cannot be sentenced to prison or preventative detention, but can be confined to a mental hospital for the rest of his life, police said Tuesday […]

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No Snacks? No Class!

No snacks? No class! Ramsey Kincannon News Editor George Parrott, a professor at Sacramento State University, is under fire for a policy he enacted shortly after starting at the University in 1969: he won’t teach unless his students bake him snacks.  After walking out of a class on Thursday, Nov. 12, some of his students […]

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RENOVATIONS FOR ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is undergoing renovations. The goal is to have the renovations completed before the induction ceremony returns to Cleveland next year. The first phase of construction is scheduled to be done by this summer. Enhancements include repainting the Hall of Fame chamber red in order to make it easier […]

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