Artist agrees to remove most tattoos from painting

Artist agrees to remove most tattoos from painting

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Indianapolis Star



Published 5:27 PM EDT Aug 21, 2019





































INDIANAPOLIS - Street artist Jules Muck said she would remove all tattoos from the Larry Bird mural she painted in Fountain Square, except for the "INDIANA" on his left forearm, in accordance with the basketball legend's request.Both agreed she could keep the black inked "INDIANA" on Bird's arm and Muck's tag "Muck Rock" somewhere on the mural -- just not embedded in a heart on his right bicep.

Arizona Cardinals cut Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree

Arizona Cardinals cut Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree

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They later added another veteran receiver, however, signing free agent Michael Crabtree to a one-year deal.A series of devastating injuries derailed White’s first few seasons in the NFL, although he was confident he could resurrect things with the Cardinals.

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Sex in the park? Connecticut police arrest 6 'lewd' senior citizens

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USA TODAY



Published 9:44 PM EDT Aug 21, 2019






Six people — all over the age of 60 — were arrested in Connecticut after police responded to multiple complaints about people engaging in "lewd and sexual activity" in a public park.The Fairfield Police Department's Quality of Life Unit investigated the complaints and set up surveillance at the Grace Richardson Conservation Area, a nature preserve in Fairfield.

Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session

Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session

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Detroit Free Press



Published 6:32 AM EDT Aug 22, 2019

































The Houston Astros blocked the Detroit Free Press from attending Justin Verlander’s postgame media scrum on Wednesday night, violating Baseball Writers’ Association of America protocol and possibly the MLB collective bargaining agreement.The Astros blocked the Free Press at Verlander’s request, according to Gene Dias, Astros vice president of communications, who told the Free Press reporter assigned to cover the game that Verlander was “adamant” in saying he would not speak to any credentialed media if the reporter was part of the postgame media scrum.

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Town bans single-use plastics to curb trash on peaks

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USA TODAY



Published 6:16 AM EDT Aug 22, 2019





























Officials are banning single-use plastics in the Mount Everest region in an effort to reduce the increasing amounts of trash left behind by thrill-seeking climbers and tourists.The new ban goes into effect January 2020 and covers all plastics less than.

New California law raises standard for use of force

New California law raises standard for use of force

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USA TODAY



Published 3:32 PM EDT Aug 19, 2019





















California has adopted one of the nation’s strictest laws regulating police use of force, hoping it will deter shootings by law enforcement agents.Gavin Newsom on Monday signed Assembly Bill 392, which changes the standard for police officers’ justified use of deadly force from instances when it’s “reasonable’’ to when it’s “necessary.

Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets

Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets

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Walt Disney World Resort announced last week a new ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.Guests can use the special ticket at any of the Disney World parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom.

America no longer needs to stay in Afghanistan

America no longer needs to stay in Afghanistan

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Bush signed an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that gave approval to begin the war in Afghanistan.After nearly two decades, thousands of lives lost, and al-Qaeda brought to ruin, there is no longer any rationale to remain in Afghanistan.

Women 'terrified' of Donald Trump giving Afghanistan deal to Taliban

Women 'terrified' of Donald Trump giving Afghanistan deal to Taliban

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By coincidence, the women of Afghanistan this fall enter their 19th year liberated from the Taliban, whose despotic version of Islam brutally relegated them to specters in their own land.The Constitution of Afghanistan adopted in 2004 grants men and women equal rights, bars discrimination and requires a "balanced education for women.

Elizabeth Warren apologizes for past 'mistakes' at Native American forum

Elizabeth Warren apologizes for past 'mistakes' at Native American forum

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Elizabeth Warren opened her remarks at a Sioux City forum on Native American issues on Monday with a brief public apology related to her past ancestry claims.”



In October, Warren released the results of a DNA test intended to quell criticism from President Donald Trump and others who argue that Warren inaccurately has claimed Native American ancestry.

Most drug and alcohol arrests

Most drug and alcohol arrests

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Many schools have instituted stricter policies regarding alcohol and drug usage, and some colleges have even sobered up.The study also reveals that the northeastern portion of the country has the highest numbers of both alcohol- and drug-related arrests (8.

Prosecuting companies is part of immigration reform

Prosecuting companies is part of immigration reform

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Similarly, with immigration, undocumented immigrant workers are not the problem with our broken immigration system; they are a result of the problem.ICE raids don't curb illegal immigration



Undocumented immigrants are coming to America illegally because the supply of jobs is here.

Barron Trump taller than mom in heels sporting new haircut

Barron Trump taller than mom in heels sporting new haircut

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And he's got a new haircut, more hip than the shaggier cut he sported when he first got to the White House in June 2017.This became obvious Sunday evening when President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Barron returned to the White House after a weekend in New Jersey at the Trump golf resort in Bedminster.

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Planned Parenthood withdraws from US family planning funding

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Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the organization's nationwide network of health centers would remain open and strive to make up for the loss of federal money.But she predicted that many low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood services would "delay or go without" care.

Park service is saving trees on the National Mall

Park service is saving trees on the National Mall

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USA TODAY



Published 4:40 PM EDT Aug 19, 2019






































The National Park Service is using IV-like needles to save the beloved trees lining the National Mall and surrounding parks in Washington, D.Palm trees at risk: Florida's iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease



The park service uses hospital-level precision when taking care of its leafy patients.