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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Metro Council votes to remove BRPD residency requirement from agendacontroversial item concerning residency for city police was removed from the ag
Metro Council votes to remove BRPD residency requirement from agenda
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 hours ago
controversial item concerning residency for city police was removed from the agenda at Wednesday night’s East Baton Rouge Metro Council meeting. The item, which would require new applicants with the Baton Rouge Police Department to live within... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Baton Rouge council won't consider police residency, for nowBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council has voted against co
Baton Rouge council won't consider police residency, for now
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council has voted against considering a proposal to make future police officers live within city limits, at least for now. The Advocate (http://bit.ly/2ahPhh8 ) reports that the proposal by... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. priest arrested on child porn chargesand storms are likely for most of our viewing area. Residency requirement for
La. priest arrested on child porn charges
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 14 hours ago
and storms are likely for most of our viewing area. Residency requirement for new BRPD applicants appears as item on Metro Council agendaResidency requirement for new BRPD applicants appears as item on Metro Council agenda Several items will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the Battle for Nelson Mandela Bay Has Captured Attentionwhich it controls, and the Western Cape region, where it holds power in a numbe
Why the Battle for Nelson Mandela Bay Has Captured Attention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
which it controls, and the Western Cape region, where it holds power in a number of local municipalities. To take over the metro council the party would need to make significant gains in ANC strongholds within the metro. But to do this it would... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
LMPD Chief Steve Conrad hits the streets in the Newburg neighborhoodto the meetings. The police are involved out here, and we want everyone to be i
LMPD Chief Steve Conrad hits the streets in the Newburg neighborhood
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
to the meetings. The police are involved out here, and we want everyone to be involved." Chief Conrad has been holding these peace walks with metro council members in neighborhoods around the city. Copyright 2016 WDRB Media. All rights re... Read more
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iol.co.za
Here are Tshwane’s mayoral hopefulsa BCompt degree from Tuks. He was previously a proportional representation coun
Here are Tshwane’s mayoral hopefuls
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
a BCompt degree from Tuks. He was previously a proportional representation councillor and caucus chairman in the Tshwane Metro Council and is party leader for the Gauteng North region. He has been a national director for Legal Education And... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
California neighborhood speaks out against proposed biodigester regulationDeborah Bilitski, Develop Louisville director said. This draft comes after a s
California neighborhood speaks out against proposed biodigester regulation
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
Deborah Bilitski, Develop Louisville director said. This draft comes after a series of protests that prompted the Metro Council to impose a temporary ban on any applications for potential biodigesters in the city so the city could first... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
West Louisville neighbors concerned about possible future methane plantsleak that the recommended evacuation is a half mile, so I think that would be a
West Louisville neighbors concerned about possible future methane plants
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
leak that the recommended evacuation is a half mile, so I think that would be a good starting point,” said Louisville Metro Councilman (D-6) David James. Several people at a public meeting about the new rules Monday expressed concerns that... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Proposed regulations for biodigesters stirs community conversationLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Council is informing the public about
Proposed regulations for biodigesters stirs community conversation
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Council is informing the public about anaerobic biodigesters and methane plants. The meeting comes more than six months after STAR BioEnergy and Heaven Hill withdrew their request to build a biodigester in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Community prepares for more meetings on methane plantsLOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Six months after pulling the plug on the original projec
Community prepares for more meetings on methane plants
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Six months after pulling the plug on the original project the Metro Council is talking Methane Plants again. This time the hope is to gather community feedback before proposing the next project. Through protests and marches... Read more
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USA Today
Transgender woman serves as official timekeeper for Democratic conventionCommission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to
Transgender woman serves as official timekeeper for Democratic convention
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Commission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to a local board or commission. Nashville’s Metro Council unanimously confirmed her nomination. In her role as timekeeper, Richmond will be positioned on the stage and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Transgender woman tapped as Democratic convention’s official timekeeperCommission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to
Transgender woman tapped as Democratic convention’s official timekeeper
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Commission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to a local board or commission. Nashville's Metro Council unanimously confirmed her nomination. Barry, a Tennessee delegate for Clinton, at the time called Richmond "a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Democrats' convention timekeeper is transgender TennesseanCommission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to
Democrats' convention timekeeper is transgender Tennessean
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Commission, making her the first transgender person in Tennessee to be named to a local board or commission. Nashville’s Metro Council unanimously confirmed her nomination. Barry, a Tennessee delegate for Clinton, at the time called Richmond “a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Countdown to 2016 Local ElectionsElections. This comprises 4 392 ward ballot papers, 205 local council Proportio
Countdown to 2016 Local Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Elections. This comprises 4 392 ward ballot papers, 205 local council Proportional Representation (PR) ballot papers, 8 metro council PR ballot papers, and 44 district council ballot papers. "Voters in metros will complete two ballot papers and... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Public meetings set to discuss methane plant regulationsand bio digesters, and methane plants. Plans to build a plant at 17th and Mapl
Public meetings set to discuss methane plant regulations
WLKY Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
and bio digesters, and methane plants. Plans to build a plant at 17th and Maple were placed on hold earlier this year. Metro Council members have expressed concern over locating such a facility near residential areas, churches, schools,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Metro Council urges public comment on proposed biodigesters, methane plantsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Several members of Metro Council are asking for the
Metro Council urges public comment on proposed biodigesters, methane plants
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Several members of Metro Council are asking for the public’s to learn more and comment on proposed regulations regarding placement of the anaerobic biodigesters around the city. Officials say three days of public comment... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Public input sought on new rules for biodigestersor hospital. But some city leaders still aren’t satisfied. “I'm pleased that w
Public input sought on new rules for biodigesters
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
or hospital. But some city leaders still aren’t satisfied. “I'm pleased that we have a starting point,” said Louisville Metro Councilwoman (D-1) Jessica Green. “There are some major concerns that I continue to have. That distance equates to, my... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Baton Rouge council to consider police residency requirementcommunities many officers call home. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/29ZsS
Baton Rouge council to consider police residency requirement
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
communities many officers call home. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/29ZsSlX) a measure placed on the city-parish's Metro Council agenda Thursday would prohibit people like those officers, who live outside of city limits, from applying to... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visibleSterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-America
Absent during protests, Baton Rouge mayor is more visible
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
Sterling's death. For years, Holden enjoyed broad support among African-American voters who backed him in campaigns for the Metro Council, the state Legislature and eventually for mayor-president. But more recently, critics in the black community... Read more
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iol.co.za
Will small parties again be left far behind in Cape metro?at Stellenbosch University Dr Collette Schulz-Herzenberg said smaller parties b
Will small parties again be left far behind in Cape metro?
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
at Stellenbosch University Dr Collette Schulz-Herzenberg said smaller parties brought diversity to a structure like the metro council, given South Africa’s heterogeneous society. “In a mixed system with proportional representation they ensure... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
2016 Pork Report highlights wasteful government spendingpassed through an open and transparent process which involves community input a
2016 Pork Report highlights wasteful government spending
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
passed through an open and transparent process which involves community input and is subject to review and approval by the Metro Council. The FY16-17 budget that recently passed did not raise taxes, was balanced, and increased the rainy-day fund.... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Calls for unity continue in KentuckianaCommunity & Police Monday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. King Solomon Baptist Church
Calls for unity continue in Kentuckiana
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
Community & Police Monday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. King Solomon Baptist Church 1620 Anderson Street Louisville, KY 40210 Tuesday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Starts at 18th and Wilson in the California Neighborhood Sponsored by LMPD and Metro... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Rebne Wins Men's Metro ChampionshipBen Rebne shot 5-under 67 on Sunday and won the 2016 Chattanooga Men's Metro Ch
Rebne Wins Men's Metro Championship
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
Ben Rebne shot 5-under 67 on Sunday and won the 2016 Chattanooga Men's Metro Championship at the Council Fire Golf Club. Rebne finished at 201, six shots ahead of Lake Johnson and David Watts. P.J. Shields finished fourth at 209 and Taylor Lewis... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | Old overpasses to get more wear and tear as Kentuckiana drivers avoid bridge tollsto various toll plans from at least 10 local governments in Kentucky and Southe
SUNDAY EDITION | Old overpasses to get more wear and tear as Kentuckiana drivers avoid bridge tolls
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
to various toll plans from at least 10 local governments in Kentucky and Southern Indiana, including the Louisville Metro Council and councils in New Albany and Jeffersonville. Opponents of tolling interstates often cite traffic diversion... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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The Times Leader
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
The Times Leader / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
515 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
515 related stories
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ABC 6 Providence
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrestedin Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker,
Fourth suspect in pawn shop robbery arrested
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
in Baton Rouge. He said there was no substitute for justice. Another speaker, Chauna Banks from the Baton Rouge Metro Council, told the crowd that Sterling's blood cries out for justice. Activists Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton... Read more
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