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Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change

Joel Fitzgerald has been the first Black police chief in four U.S. cities. He says he’s never seen anything like the opposition he’s facing in Waterloo, Iowa, and that it’s driven by race.


A particular type of people love the police unless they are black or trying to bring change 😆 🤣 What's new? 😆 🤣

9/17/2021 7:31:00 PM

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Black joy matters: Why kids need to see Black protagonists in children's books

Black joy matters: Why kids need to see Black protagonists in children's books

9/17/2021 6:02:00 PM

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Black Market Flea is the connective tissue for Black-owned fashion in L.A.

Black Market Flea is the connective tissue for Black-owned fashion in L.A.

9/17/2021 8:17:00 AM

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Iowa's congressional district proposal tilts 2 districts toward GOP, 1 to Dems, 1 toss-up

'Our nonpartisan redistricting process in Iowa is considered one of the fairest in the nation,' Iowa House Speaker Pat Grassley said in a statement.

9/17/2021 6:24:00 AM

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Sephora’s 'Black Beauty Is Beauty' Short Film Celebrates Black Innovation

Watch Sephora's short film 'Black Beauty Is Beauty' from history-making Black woman director Garrett Bradley traces beauty trends all the way to their Black, queer roots.

9/16/2021 7:00:00 PM

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Democrats Rethink Climate Measures, Consider Carbon Tax

The party needs to stay united to pass its $3.5 trillion proposal without GOP support.

9/16/2021 6:15:00 PM

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Texas school district that included masks in dress code hit with restraining order

In total, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued at least 15 districts after seeking action against Elgin, Galveston, Richardson, Round Rock, Sherman and Spring districts last week over mask mandates

9/16/2021 5:41:00 PM

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Fed up with TikTok, Black creators are leaving the platform

Many Black TikTok creators say the platform exploits their content while suppressing their voices. For some, the only solution is to pick up and move to other platforms.

9/16/2021 4:17:00 PM

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Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Nutty Professor’ Wigs Were “Rough” Due to Stylist’s Ignorance About Black Hair

The actress recalled the experience on the Eddie Murphy-led film, saying they put her in 'some crazy wigs' that 'missed the mark,' and was ultimately why she got her own stylist.

9/16/2021 12:21:00 PM

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Tears, joy and surprise guests as Broadway's big musicals return

Tears, joy and surprise guests as Broadway's big musicals return

9/16/2021 2:00:00 AM

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Josephine Baker will become the first black woman to enter Paris' Pantheon

With the French divided among themselves about racism, President Emmanuel Macron is offering an olive branch by the name of Josephine Baker. The American-bor...

9/16/2021 2:00:00 AM

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Texas school district that included masks in dress code hit with restraining order

A Texas school district that included masks as part of its dress code has been hit with a temporary restraining order.

9/16/2021 1:03:00 AM

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Democrats' House targets vanish as GOP redraws new maps

Many of the districts Democrats have contested in recent elections will become safer Republican holds under new GOP-drawn congressional maps.

9/16/2021 1:01:00 AM

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Democrats Face New Hurdle After Republicans Gerrymander All Left-Leaning Voters Into Single House District

Democrats Face New Hurdle After Republicans Gerrymander All Left-Leaning Voters Into Single House District

9/15/2021 10:45:00 PM

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U.S. bankruptcy judge approves Purdue Pharma's $7 mln executive bonus plan

U.S. bankruptcy judge approves Purdue Pharma's $7 mln executive bonus plan

9/14/2021 12:20:00 AM

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Judge temporary order allows Iowa schools to mandate masks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state of Iowa to immediately halt enforcement of a law that prevents school boards from ordering masks to be worn to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

So children without health conditions are safe, thought so.
What data did Pratt look at?

9/13/2021 11:57:00 PM

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Judge cancels Rod Stewart's trial, sets plea deal hearing

A Florida judge has canceled the trial for rock icon Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a hearing next month to discuss a plea deal to resolve misdemeanor charges

9/13/2021 2:03:00 AM

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Vulnerable Democrats push for local priorities in budget

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa was slow to get behind a $1 trillion infrastructure bill after the Senate passed it last month. It wasn't the price tag that tripped up the Democrat from a swing House district.

So...worry about reelection vs what is the right thing?

9/13/2021 12:35:00 AM

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Judge Cancels Rod Stewart’s Trial for New Year's Eve Fight, Sets Plea Deal Hearing

Rod Stewart and his son's battery charges have taken long to resolve because of the pandemic and settlement negotiations

9/13/2021 12:30:00 AM

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Judge cancels Rod Stewart's trial, sets plea deal hearing

A Florida judge has canceled a trial for Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a Oct. 22 hearing to discuss a plea deal. They're accused of pushing and shoving a hotel security guard who wouldn’t let them into a New Year’s Eve party in 2019.

9/12/2021 11:08:00 PM

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Rep. Joe Morelle says he has tested positive for Covid-19

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9/12/2021 9:04:00 PM

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Realtor's brutally honest $25K home listing: 'Bring your dumpster'

The listing said potential buyers who like the outdoors 'will love the missing windows,' allowing them to save on their energy bills.

9/12/2021 8:28:00 PM

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Vulnerable Democrats push for local priorities in budget

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa was slow to get behind a $1 trillion infrastructure bill after the Senate passed it last month. It wasn't the price tag that tripped up the Democrat from a swing House district.

'But...'? Who wrote this lead? Do better
We need to primary these right wing Dems.

9/12/2021 7:09:00 PM

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Rep. Porter: Women and child care are a 'building block of our budget and of our economy'

'I have the will to do it, the question is does Sen. Manchin or is he more concerned about his corporate donors,' Rep. Porter says on the $3.5 spending bill. 'Who are getting away with paying nothing in our current tax system.'

9/12/2021 10:03:00 AM

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Judge rules against DeSantis ban on mask mandate

A Florida judge ruled on Wednesday against Gov. Ron DeSantis, allowing mask mandates at schools to remain in place while the matter is appealed. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

9/12/2021 8:31:00 AM

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Britney Spears Father Petitions Judge to End Conservatorship

Britney Spears may be nearing the end of her conservatorship with news that the star's father has asked a judge to end it.

9/12/2021 1:00:00 AM

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COVID-19 infections spread through gorillas at Atlanta zoo

Atlanta’s zoo says at least 13 western lowland gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19, including 60-year-old Ozzie, the oldest male gorilla in captivity. Employees said the gorillas had been coughing, had runny noses and showed changes in appetite.

So this virus is sparing no one, man or beast.🤨 Those are lowland gorillas. Special, but not nearly as endangered as Mountain Gorillas. 🙏🏽 hope they stay safe.
Devastating.

9/11/2021 9:45:00 PM

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Retirement-plan mandate, paid leave advance in Congress as bigger battles loom over $3.5 trillion spending package

House Democrats advance key economic-policy priorities as the party continues to craft a massive spending bill reflecting President Joe Biden's agenda.

9/11/2021 5:23:00 PM

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Mansion, once asking $39 million, sells for $4.6 million. Here's what happened

This mansion, once asking $39 million, sells for $4.6 million. Here's what happened.

9/11/2021 2:11:00 PM

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'World is on fire': Kentucky health care workers exhausted amidst latest COVID-19 surge

A record number of patients are hospitalized across the state of Kentucky.

9/11/2021 6:31:00 AM

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Democrats Propose 2% Tax On Stock Buybacks To Offset Their $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan

Democrats propose 2% tax on stock buybacks to offset their $3.5 trillion budget plan

9/11/2021 6:04:00 AM

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Covid-19 cases in Australia's Victoria hit 13-month high – latest updates

Covid-19 has infected 224M people and has claimed 4.6M lives. Here are virus-related developments for September 11:

9/11/2021 5:10:00 AM

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COVID-19 infection after vaccination and what to do next

COVID-19 breakthrough infections are rare, but they do happen. Here's what the CDC recommends if you get a breakthrough infection.

9/11/2021 5:10:00 AM

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The Best Tools For Making, Cooking, and Serving Pasta

We guarantee there isn't a bad pasta purchase in the bunch.

9/11/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Miami ‘Condo King’ Sells Coconut Grove Villa to N.Y.-Based Cannabis Exec

Real-estate developer Jorge Perez listed the Venetian palazzo-style home for $33 million in July.

9/11/2021 3:45:00 AM

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Fresno hospitals on brink of rationing care amid COVID-19 surge

Fresno hospitals on brink of rationing care amid COVID-19 surge

9/11/2021 3:33:00 AM

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Ultimate SoCal NFL sports bar guide: Find out where to watch your team

Find your home away from home on game day

9/11/2021 2:52:00 AM

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COVID Deadly to Children, Pregnant Women in Mississippi

The Delta variant continues to sicken two vulnerable groups of pregnant women and children in Mississippi.

9/11/2021 1:30:00 AM

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Novavax expects to make available at least 2 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2022

Novavax expects to make available at least 2 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2022

9/11/2021 1:10:00 AM

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Beyond COVID-19: How to Avoid and Recognize Other Illnesses in Children

Got an RBF about RSV? Same. Register for the facts on keeping kids healthy this season with LittlesMighty and Nurse Liz

9/11/2021 12:43:00 AM

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The Age of Artificial Intimacy Is Already Upon Us

It started with humans pushing machines’ buttons. Now they are pushing ours.

9/10/2021 10:21:00 PM

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Bisexual Iowa Teacher Placed On Leave, Students Hold Walkout In Protest

Over a hundred students participated in Tuesday’s walkout protest.

9/10/2021 9:35:00 PM

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Inside the Glittering Exhibition Opening for ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ at the Brooklyn Museum

The night’s star-studded guest list included Yara Shahidi, Lorde, Kristin Davis, Kacey Musgraves, and more.

9/10/2021 9:09:00 PM

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What Are the Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer? | CDC

A list of things that could raise your risk for ovarian cancer.

9/10/2021 8:41:00 PM

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Learn Game Development Without Spending A Fortune OR Learning Code

All the ins and outs of putting a game together.

9/10/2021 8:03:00 PM

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Doctor says his hospital is 'drowning' in COVID deaths: 'Get your shots people'

Lance VanGundy, ER director at Unitypoint Health in Marshalltown, Iowa, said in a Facebook video 'Covid is awful.'

9/7/2021 2:37:00 PM

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Miami Herald Shreds DeSantis Over Latest Vaccine Claim: 'Profile In Selfishness'

The newspaper's editorial board ripped the Florida Republican's latest take on COVID-19 shots.

9/7/2021 10:32:00 AM

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Miami Herald Shreds DeSantis Over Latest Vaccine Claim: 'Profile In Selfishness'

The newspaper's editorial board ripped the Florida Republican's latest take on COVID-19 shots.

9/7/2021 9:59:00 AM

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I Got the COVID Booster Shot

Here’s what it was like.

9/7/2021 5:28:00 AM

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Serving the most vulnerable, weary community health centers worry about COVID vaccine booster shot demand

Already stretched thin, community health clinics serving vulnerable people are worried about more demands when COVID vaccine booster shots begin.

9/6/2021 8:33:00 PM

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Covid-19: Some schools 'not following pupils close contact advice'

Covid-19: Some schools 'not following pupils close contact advice'

9/6/2021 3:57:00 AM

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When Can You Get A Covid-19 Booster Shot?

When Can You Get A Covid-19 Booster Shot?

9/5/2021 11:10:00 PM

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Man gets life sentence in 2018 killing of Mollie Tibbetts

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison Monday in the stabbing death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, three years after she disappeared while out for an evening run.

8/30/2021 9:45:00 PM

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Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer to be sentenced

Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, is set to be sentenced Monday.

8/30/2021 7:08:00 PM

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‘Catastrophic damage,’ 1 dead reported as Hurricane Ida slams Louisiana

BREAKING: Cat 4 Hurricane Ida makes landfall at Port Fourchon, Louisiana, with 150 mph winds, NHC says.

8/30/2021 6:51:00 AM

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10 Things the Men in Your Life Need to Know About Menopause

We're putting the men in menopause. It's about time they understood what we go through.

8/29/2021 6:33:00 PM

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Florida man shoots grandmother, claims to have 'killed the devil'

He reportedly had no criminal history but had struggled with mental health issues, police reported Friday.

8/29/2021 3:22:00 AM

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Bodycam footage released showing Alabama cop fatally shooting suicidal man in 2018

The victim's family attorney said on Facebook that the family 'was very much in favor of this footage being made public.'

8/29/2021 2:17:00 AM

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Iowa workers sue state over end of extra unemployment benefits, seek their reinstatement

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced in May that she was ending the extra benefits to curtail a 'severe workforce shortage.'

8/26/2021 2:37:00 AM

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announces outdoor mask mandate

Starting Friday, Oregonians will be required to wear masks outdoors when physical distancing is not possible.

8/25/2021 12:13:00 AM

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NY Gov. Kathy Hochul: “I Have The Confidence, Courage And Ability To Lead New Yorkers Forward”

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul – “I Have The Confidence, Courage And Ability To Lead New Yorkers Forward”

8/24/2021 11:30:00 PM

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Texas Gov. Says He’s Now Testing Negative for COVID

Less than a week after testing positive for COVID-19, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’s now testing negative for the virus.

8/24/2021 10:00:00 PM

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Outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo commutes sentence of San Francisco district attorney's father

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8/24/2021 7:45:00 PM

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Michigan Man Faces Jail Time Over Threats To Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

'We have been watching and know your every step,' said one message provided by the attorney general.

8/24/2021 6:58:00 AM

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Michigan Man Faces Jail Time Over Threats To Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

'We have been watching and know your every step,' said one message provided by the attorney general.

8/24/2021 6:25:00 AM

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