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‘Black Guy’ label for student in yearbook was created by employee, Indiana school says

The school has said it was a “truly reprehensible error.”
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Facebook pulled 48 Trump election campaign ads which told people 'your vote has not been counted'

President Donald Trump approaches reporters on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, DC, September 30, 2020. Carlos Barria/Reuters Facebook removed 48 ads from the Trump campaign for violating their voter interference policy, a spokesperson told Business Insider. They included the phrase "Your vote has not been counted." The ads were aimed at people who had not yet voted, but would likely have also been seen by people who had voted. Some 399,000 people saw them. President Donald...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, White House, US, Trends, Indiana, Washington Dc, News UK, Ohio, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Facebook Advertising, National Conference of State Legislatures


Supreme Court nomination advances despite Democrats’ boycott

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott Thursday to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate, keeping President Donald Trump’s pick on track for confirmation before Election Day. Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP’s rush to install Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Never has the Senate confirmed a Supreme ...
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Dianne Feinstein under attack from the left for the crime of collegiality

For the sin of collegiality, once the hallmark of the United States Senate, California Senator Dianne Feinstein is facing calls to step down as ranking minority member of the powerful Judiciary Committee. In Twitter’s garden of outrage, where courtesy and tolerance go to be buried, the calls for Feinstein’s ouster “trended” after she complimented Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, for his handling of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. “One of...
Tags: Florida, Supreme Court, California, Opinion, Montana, Washington, Senate, West Virginia, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, North Dakota, Editorials, Graham, Dianne Feinstein


Tom Holland Shares First Look at ‘Uncharted’ Film Adaptation

“Spider-Man” star Tom Holland has shared the first look at his next action adventure film “Uncharted” from Sony Pictures. Based on the popular PlayStation video game franchise, Holland will play Nathan Drake, a young, globe-trotting treasure hunter styled in the vein of Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones. On Thursday morning, Holland shared the first official photo […]
Tags: News, Indiana, Sony, Holland, Harrison Ford, Tom Holland, Nathan Drake, Uncharted


First Teaser for Ryan Murphy's 'The Prom' from the Broadway Musical

"In the end, there will be kick ass prom – in Edgewater, Indiana – for everybody. I know it." Netflix has unveiled a magical, boisterous, colorful teaser trailer for the movie version of the Broadway musical The Prom. Directed by Ryan Murphy, this big screen adaptation brings back many of the original actors and a few newcomers to celebrate this musical event. A troupe of hilariously self-obsessed theater stars (after their latest show has flopped) swarm into a small conservative Indiana tow...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Indiana, Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Tony, Matthew Sklar, To Watch, Edgewater Indiana, Chad Beguelin Bob Martin


Big Ten football starts this weekend, but COVID-19 crowd bans leave college towns struggling

Big Ten and other college football means millions to communities across Illinois and northwest Indiana. But this year fewer games are being played and spectators are scarce.
Tags: Indiana, Illinois, COVID


The Prom Teaser Trailer Previews Netflix’s Star-Studded Musical Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Prom Teaser Trailer Previews Netflix’s Star-Studded Musical Film Netflix has released The Prom teaser trailer for Emmy winning-creator Ryan Murphy’s upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical comedy, providing us with a preview of film’s extravagant musical numbers and star-studded cast led by Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. Also starring newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman, the film will be available for streaming on December 11 and will also arrive in ...
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‘The Prom’ Trailer: Ryan Murphy Has a Full Blown Glitzy and Glamorous Musical Here

It’s been a little while since we had a full-blown musical on the big screen. Unfortunately, with studios still hesitant to send movie to theaters due to the coronavirus, that will probably be the case for a little while longer. But Netflix will help remedy that by sending Ryan Murphy‘s big adaptation of the Broadway musical The Prom to limited theaters and their streaming library on the same day in December, and the first trailer has just arrived. Prepare for a lot of glitz and glamour, folks....
Tags: Hbo, Movies, New York City, Indiana, Teen, Netflix, Nicole-kidman, Meryl-Streep, Broadway, Movie Trailers, Musical, James Corden, Barry, Ryan Murphy, Murphy, Emma


Singer-songwriter Otis Gibbs is back home again in Indiana

Hi-Fi Annex will host outdoor record-release show for Otis Gibbs' "Hoosier National" album.          [Author: Indianapolis Star]
Tags: Religion, Indiana, Indianapolis Star, Otis Gibbs


Indiana school superintendent apologizes after a student was listed as 'Black Guy' in the high school yearbook

An Indiana school superintendent has apologized after a Black student was simply listed as "Black Guy" in a high school yearbook.
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12 days out from Election Day, Mike Pence is holding a rally in deeply red Indiana. Why?

Vice President Mike Pence will collect some much-needed campaign dollars from his home state during a trip sandwiched between battleground states.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of a private Christian school that once tried to ban children of same-sex parents

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett attends the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 13, 2020. Kevin Dietsch/Reuters Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of trustees for Trinity School Inc. from 2015 to 2017.  The school, which has campuses in Indiana, Minnesota, and Virginia, is part of People of Praise, a religious group Barrett is a member of.  In interviews with Associated Press, former People of...
Tags: School, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Virginia, Trends, Indiana, Ap, Washington Dc, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Trinity, Christian, Lgbtq, Dianne Feinstein


Supreme Court nominee Barrett was trustee for private schools with anti-gay policies

By MICHELLE R. SMITH and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Associated Press Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom. The policies that discriminated against LGBTQ people and their children were in place for years at Trinity Schools Inc., both before Barrett joined the board in 2015 and d...
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E. Jean Carroll, the woman who accused Trump of raping her in the 90s, is expected to appear in court in her defamation suit

E. Jean Carroll sued President Donald Trump for defamation last year after he denied raping her at a department store in the mid 1990s. Eva Deitch for The Washington Post/Getty Images E. Jean Carroll, the woman who accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s, is expected to appear in court Wednesday to hear lawyers argue whether Trump can substitute the United States for himself as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit. Carroll, a longtime advice columnist, sued Trump for d...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Indiana, United States, Manhattan, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Carroll, Trump, Lewis, US Department of Justice, Kaplan, LARRY NEUMEISTER, Jean Carroll


‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Trailer: Kelly Marie Tran is a Warrior on an Epic Quest in Disney’s New Animated Film

Disney has released the official teaser trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon, the studio’s highly anticipated Southeast Asian-inspired fantasy epic. And boy, does it look epic. The short trailer shows the titular lone warrior, voiced by Kelly Marie Tran, as she embarks on her quest to save the realm of Kumandra by searching for — you guessed it — the last dragon. Watch the Raya and the Last Dragon trailer below. Raya and the Last Dragon Trailer “My whole life I trained to become a guardi...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Indiana, Animation, Movie Trailers, Tuk Tuk, Paul Briggs, Don Hall, Raya, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Carlos Lopez Estrada, Osnat Shurer, Peter Del Vecho


Gunfire, racist threats reported against Indiana candidate challenging Pence’s brother

“It’s terrifying to me,” Jeannine Lake said.
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With DMVs Closed And Backlogged, People Who Want to Vote Are Struggling Even To Register

Abigail Burman is better equipped than most to deal with the wrenches that COVID-19 has thrown into the voting process. A recent law school grad who also has worked on political campaigns, she didn’t expect to have much trouble figuring out how to vote in Maryland, the state she had grown up in and moved back to over the summer after finishing school in California. Yet the unique challenges presented by the pandemic frustrated her, just as they have frustrated voters across the country as the...
Tags: News, Maryland, California, Washington, Milwaukee, Indiana, DMV, Wisconsin, Seattle, North Carolina, Baltimore, Trump, Voting Rights, Tierney Sneed, Democratic Party, Montgomery County


Big Ten, Notre Dame football is back, but COVID-19 crowd bans leave college towns struggling

Big Ten and other college football means millions to communities across Illinois and northwest Indiana. But this year fewer games are being played and spectators are scarce.
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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology. Research & Writing Don’t confuse e.g. and i.e. Neil Guthrie Many people do, like the drafters of a contract at issue in an Indiana case brought to our attention by Ross Guberman in a LinkedIn post. The contract made one party responsible for ‘the periodic repair of damages to said Easement area caused by vehicular traffic...
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Penn State back Journey Brown could miss the 2020 season, a Lions247 report says

The latest news on the Nittany Lions as kickoff at Indiana approaches.
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Hayride with 25 people ends after drunk driver crashes into wagon, Indiana police say

Police are asking motorists to stay alert during the Halloween season.
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Indiana police recruit fired for participating in a Neo-Nazi internet forum

A police recruit in Lafayette, Indiana, has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation determined he participated in an online Neo-Nazi chat forum, authorities announced Saturday.
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U. of I., Northwestern, Notre Dame are back in the game. But with COVID-19 bans on football crowds, college towns are the losers.

Big Ten and other college football means millions to communities across Illinois and northwest Indiana. But this year fewer games are being played and spectators are scarce.
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Indiana police fire new officer after social media posts reveal link to neo-Nazi forum

Lafayette police fired Officer Joseph Zacharek on Saturday after social media posts claimed he was part of Iron March, a disbanded neo-Nazi forum.         [Author: Lafayette Journal & Courier]
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Indiana officer fired after ties to neo-Nazi internet forum are revealed

The recruit, Joseph Zacharek, is believed to have participated in a forum called “Iron March” four years ago, a police official said.
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Chief: Indiana police recruit fired for ties to neo-Nazis

A police recruit in Indiana was fired less than 24 hours after the department was notified that the officer had been involved in a...
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Michigan Court Blocks 2-Week Extension For Absentee Ballots

The Michigan Court of Appeals  on Friday said that absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day to be counted, blocking a 14-day extension that had been ordered by a lower court.  The Republican-appointed appeals court judges said changes rest with the Legislature, not the judiciary, in a 3-0 opinion that was met with criticism by Democratic officials in the battleground state which is being closely watched this year after President Trump won the state by a slim margin in the 2016 presidentia...
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Michigan Court Overturns Two-Week Absentee-Ballot Extension

A Michigan court ruled Friday that absentee ballots must be received by Election Day in order to be counted, overturning a lower court's two-week extension that was hailed by Democrats in the key swing state.The state's appeals court said that absentee ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3, ruling against a lower court's decision to allow votes to be counted up to 14 days after Election Day as long as they were postmarked by Nov. 2. Michigan's Republican-controlled legisla...
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Tyronn Lue’s track record makes him a fit as Clippers coach

No two situations are exactly alike, of course. But if Tyronn Lue’s tenure in Cleveland is any indication of what the Clippers can expect from their new head coach, it’s easy to see why they tabbed him to steer a talented roster that faces lofty expectations. He was the candidate who’s done it before – and done it successfully and swiftly. Smarting after blowing a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference semifinals, the Clippers hope Lue – who has agreed to a five-year deal to coach the team – ...
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