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Independent Publisher
The Recent Independent Allianceset about publishing original works. Constable and Co grew to prestige, acquiri
The Recent Independent Alliance
Independent Publisher / Posted yesterday
set about publishing original works. Constable and Co grew to prestige, acquiring renown with publications penned by Sir Walter Scott, George Bernard Shaw and Bram Stoker. Constable merged with Robinson Publishing, another independent press, in... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Status conference for Michael Slager case postponedoptions that would allow Slager's trial to go forward without interfering with
Status conference for Michael Slager case postponed
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
options that would allow Slager's trial to go forward without interfering with Roof's trial. Investigators say motorist Walter Scott was shot and killed by Slager on April 4 after Scott fled from his vehicle during a traffic stop that took place... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputed
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Black motorist fatally shot: Ex-officer trial date disputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black motorist fatally shot: Ex-officer trial date disputed
News 12 Augusta / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputed
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputed
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black motorist fatally shot:officer trial date disputed
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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ABC News
Black Motorist Fatally Shot:Officer Trial Date DisputedSlager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently
Black Motorist Fatally Shot:Officer Trial Date Disputed
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Slager be hekd starting either this August or in May 2017. Slager is currently set to stand trial Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. Wilson says she won't be able to try the case starting in October because she needs then to prepare for... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Court documents: Slager does not want trial date changedcourt documents filed Monday. Attorneys for Michael Slager, who is charged in
Court documents: Slager does not want trial date changed
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
court documents filed Monday. Attorneys for Michael Slager, who is charged in the April 4, 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott, responded to a request from the prosecutor to change the date of the trial. Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Court documents: Slager defense team does not want trial date changedcourt documents filed Monday. Attorneys for Michael Slager, who is charged in
Court documents: Slager defense team does not want trial date changed
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
court documents filed Monday. Attorneys for Michael Slager, who is charged in the April 4, 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott, responded to a request from the prosecutor to change the date of the trial. Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett... Read more
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Salon.com
Why we can’t reform our cops: Race, guns and the failure to police the policeOn April 4, 2015, a black man, Walter Scott, was shot dead by North Charleston
Why we can’t reform our cops: Race, guns and the failure to police the police
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
On April 4, 2015, a black man, Walter Scott, was shot dead by North Charleston police officer Michael Slager following a routine traffic stop for a defective brake light. Scott fled on foot, possibly because he was afraid of going to jail for failing... Read more
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Scotsman
Dani Garavelli: Two-horse race in home of common ridingsa nose-numbingly cold day, Selkirk doesn’t appear to be in the grip of a politi
Dani Garavelli: Two-horse race in home of common ridings
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
a nose-numbingly cold day, Selkirk doesn’t appear to be in the grip of a political revolution. With its statues of Walter Scott, a one-time sheriff-depute of these parts, and of Fletcher, a hero from the Battle of Flodden, it’s a town that... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC roads, schools bills make crossover deadlinesaid quotas pressures officers to stop people for minor offenses. Bamberg, a D
SC roads, schools bills make crossover deadline
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
said quotas pressures officers to stop people for minor offenses. Bamberg, a Democrat, also represents the family of Walter Scott, the black man fatally shot as he ran from a North Charleston officer, charged with his murder. Scott was pulled... Read more
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The Irish Times
Local history reviews: Spotlights on small-town life, from Doolin to ClogherCarleton, was born at Prillisk. In the author’s estimation, his reputation riva
Local history reviews: Spotlights on small-town life, from Doolin to Clogher
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Carleton, was born at Prillisk. In the author’s estimation, his reputation rivalled contemporaries such as Dickens and Sir Walter Scott. Writing in the foreword, Prof Owen Dudley Edwards suggests that although Johnston is not a latter-day Carleton,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Police chase 3 armed men in Mercedes after botched Newport Beach burglaryflat-head screwdrivers and items from a residential burglary that occurred abou
Police chase 3 armed men in Mercedes after botched Newport Beach burglary
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
flat-head screwdrivers and items from a residential burglary that occurred about an hour earlier in Costa Mesa. Jasper, Walter Scott Horne, 34, and Jeffrey Haney, 23, were arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property, possession of a... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist’s deathSlager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been sche
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist’s death
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
Slager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been scheduled for trial on Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. But Wilson said she will not be able to try the case then because she needs time to prepare to prosecute the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's deathSlager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been sche
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's death
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Slager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been scheduled for trial on Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. But Wilson said she will not be able to try the case then because she needs time to prepare to prosecute the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's deathSlager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been sche
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's death
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
Slager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been scheduled for trial on Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. But Wilson said she will not be able to try the case then because she needs time to prepare to prosecute the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's deathSlager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been sche
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's death
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Slager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been scheduled for trial on Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. But Wilson said she will not be able to try the case then because she needs time to prepare to prosecute the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's deathSlager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been sche
New trial date sought for former officer in motorist's death
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
Slager be set for either this August or for May of next year. He had been scheduled for trial on Oct. 31 in the death of Walter Scott. But Wilson said she will not be able to try the case then because she needs time to prepare to prosecute the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
UK writers Shamsie, Leyshon discuss Shakespeare, Cervantes at Bocas 2016Shamsie is the author of six novels, most recently, A God in Every Stone, which
UK writers Shamsie, Leyshon discuss Shakespeare, Cervantes at Bocas 2016
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Shamsie is the author of six novels, most recently, A God in Every Stone, which was shortlisted for the Baileys Prize, the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Three of her novels have received... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Solicitor files motion to reschedule Slager trialshooting death of a motorist in April, 2015. Michael Slager is charged with on
Solicitor files motion to reschedule Slager trial
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
shooting death of a motorist in April, 2015. Michael Slager is charged with one count of murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015 after a traffic stop. In a motion filed Wednesday, Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Solicitor files motion to reschedule Slager trialshooting death of a motorist in April, 2015. Michael Slager is charged with on
Solicitor files motion to reschedule Slager trial
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
shooting death of a motorist in April, 2015. Michael Slager is charged with one count of murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015 after a traffic stop. In a motion filed Wednesday, Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson... Read more
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Officer.com
South Carolina Lawmakers Aim to Ban Ticket Quotasorder to become law, according to The Post and Courier. Democratic state Rep.
South Carolina Lawmakers Aim to Ban Ticket Quotas
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
order to become law, according to The Post and Courier. Democratic state Rep. Justin Bamberg, who represents the family of Walter Scott, introduced the bill that bans police departments from setting a number on written citations that must be... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Has market consolidation killed VC investment in cyber security startups?marketing guy. "Not many VCs want to put money in this space, because they're
Has market consolidation killed VC investment in cyber security startups?
Computer Business Review / Posted 8 days ago
marketing guy. "Not many VCs want to put money in this space, because they're looking for a quick return on their money." Walter Scott, CEO, LOGICnow, says that the heyday of the niche security start-up has "absolutely not" ended and won't end... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: The cost of a black boy's life? $6 millionGray in Baltimore: $6.4 million for having his neck snapped while being taken o
Analysis: The cost of a black boy's life? $6 million
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
Gray in Baltimore: $6.4 million for having his neck snapped while being taken on a rough ride in the back of a police van. Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C.: $6.5 million for being shot eight times, five in the back, by an officer after Scott... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Cruise traffic study; New Flagship plans; N. Chs. police review greeted with hope and skepticismthat the City of North Charleston is requesting a federal review of its policin
Cruise traffic study; New Flagship plans; N. Chs. police review greeted with hope and skepticism
Charleston City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
that the City of North Charleston is requesting a federal review of its policing practices was at the same time more than expected and not enough to critics of the law enforcement agency reeling since last year's killing of Walter Scott. Source... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Cleveland agrees to pay Tamir Rice family $6m over police shootingJuly last year. A settlement of $6.5m was agreed between the city of North Cha
Cleveland agrees to pay Tamir Rice family $6m over police shooting
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
July last year. A settlement of $6.5m was agreed between the city of North Charleston, South Carolina, and the family of Walter Scott, who was shot dead while running away following a traffic stop there in April last year. And a payment of $6.4m... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scott of the ABC: a family affair of serviceMARK SCOTT'S appointment as the ABC's managing director carries on a family tra
Scott of the ABC: a family affair of service
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
MARK SCOTT'S appointment as the ABC's managing director carries on a family tradition of public service. His grandfather, Walter Scott, as chairman of the Decimal Currency board, introduced dollars and cents into Australia in 1966. He was also the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Police chief in South Carolina suspended over Facebook postsWashington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama’s nationalit
Police chief in South Carolina suspended over Facebook posts
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 11 days ago
Washington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama’s nationality and sexuality, and the fatal shooting of Walter Scott. Dyrhaug said several of the posts were made during work hours. According to the City of Simpsonville Policies... Read more
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York Daily Record
Glen Rock claimed youngest Civil War soldier from York Countyof having a post office. Heathcote chose the name Glen Rock, based upon some re
Glen Rock claimed youngest Civil War soldier from York County
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
of having a post office. Heathcote chose the name Glen Rock, based upon some readings from one of his favorite authors, Sir Walter Scott, from his home country. A school and later a church were erected and the small village prospered. A local... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Beyonce Serves Up Emotional, Personal Film With 'Lemonade' HBO Specialhomage to generations of strong black women. The mothers of police brutality vi
Beyonce Serves Up Emotional, Personal Film With 'Lemonade' HBO Special
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
homage to generations of strong black women. The mothers of police brutality victims like Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and Walter Scott appear with photos of their sons. Both the music and visuals fist pump to her New Orleans roots and those who... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
North Charleston Seeks Federal Review of Police Dept.outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after
North Charleston Seeks Federal Review of Police Dept.
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after the April 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott. Former officer Michael Slager faces trial later this year. Last fall the city approved a $6.5 million civil... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Charleston seeks federal review of police departmentoutside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after
North Charleston seeks federal review of police department
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after the April 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott. Former officer Michael Slager faces trial later this year. Last fall the city approved a $6.5 million civil... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Social media posts led to police chief suspensionWashington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama's nationalit
Social media posts led to police chief suspension
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
Washington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama's nationality and sexuality, and the fatal shooting of Walter Scott. Dyrhaug said several of the posts were made during work hours. According to the City of Simpsonville Policies... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Charleston seeks federal review of police departmentoutside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after
North Charleston seeks federal review of police department
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after the April 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott. Former officer Michael Slager faces trial later this year. Last fall the city approved a $6.5 million civil... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
North Charleston seeks federal review of police departmentoutside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after
North Charleston seeks federal review of police department
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after the April 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott. Former officer Michael Slager faces trial later this year. Last fall the city approved a $6.5 million civil... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Charleston seeks federal review of police departmentoutside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after
North Charleston seeks federal review of police department
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
outside groups. Summey says he spoke to the Justice Department last year after the April 2015 shooting death of motorist Walter Scott. Former officer Michael Slager faces trial later this year. Last fall the city approved a $6.5 million civil... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
N. Charleston requests Justice Dept. Review of NCPDhe spoke with the Justice Department following the April 4, 2015 traffic stop t
N. Charleston requests Justice Dept. Review of NCPD
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
he spoke with the Justice Department following the April 4, 2015 traffic stop that led to the shooting death of motorist Walter Scott and a murder charge against then-North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager. Summey says he told the justice... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Controversial social media posts led to Simpsonville police chief's suspensionWashington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama's nationalit
Controversial social media posts led to Simpsonville police chief's suspension
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
Washington and the NAACP, accusations about President Barack Obama's nationality and sexuality, and the fatal shooting of Walter Scott. Dyrhaug said several of the posts were made during work hours. According to the City of Simpsonville Policies... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Suzanne P. Clauserfirst short story (set in Burma) were published in the British literary journal
Suzanne P. Clauser
Yellow Springs News / Posted 14 days ago
first short story (set in Burma) were published in the British literary journal “Blackwood’s of Edinburgh,” founded by Sir Walter Scott. When Charles accepted a position as anthropologist with the Aero-Medical Labs at Wright-Patterson Air Force... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Haley Makes Time's 'Most Influential' Listby South Carolina U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, praises her for her response to
Haley Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
by South Carolina U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, praises her for her response to a series of events in 2015, including the Walter Scott shooting, the Mother Emanuel AME Massacre, the Confederate Flag removal, and the historic floods. "[Gov. Haley]... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
SC Governor Nikki Haley chosen for TIME 100 listEmanuel AME Church, the removal of the Confederate battle flag flying over stat
SC Governor Nikki Haley chosen for TIME 100 list
News 12 Augusta / Posted 14 days ago
Emanuel AME Church, the removal of the Confederate battle flag flying over statehouse grounds, the police shooting of Walter Scott or a 1,000-year flood, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley led with determination, grace and compassion," wrote... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bill to Ban Police Ticket Quotas May Get Vote this Weekpeople who think they got pulled over because officers were trying to meet a qu
Bill to Ban Police Ticket Quotas May Get Vote this Week
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
people who think they got pulled over because officers were trying to meet a quota. But he also represents the family of Walter Scott, who was shot and killed last year in North Charleston after a traffic stop by then-Officer Michael Slager.... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Nehemiah Action Assembly calls on local leaders for policing reformand civilians that did not lead to a citation or arrest has dropped by approxim
Nehemiah Action Assembly calls on local leaders for policing reform
Charleston City Paper / Posted 16 days ago
and civilians that did not lead to a citation or arrest has dropped by approximately two-thirds following the shooting of Walter Scott by an officer last April. Following the question-and-answer portion of the evening, Rev. Charles Heyward of St.... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
P&C a Pulitzer finalist; Heritage Act challenge; I-526 toll to be consideredfor two 2016 Pulitzer Prizes, which were awarded yesterday. The P&C was a final
P&C a Pulitzer finalist; Heritage Act challenge; I-526 toll to be considered
Charleston City Paper / Posted 16 days ago
for two 2016 Pulitzer Prizes, which were awarded yesterday. The P&C was a finalist for Breaking News Reporting for the Walter Scott shooting and Feature Photography for coverage of the Emanuel AME shooting.Source: AP, P&C Awards don't define a... Read more
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Salon.com
A look at police use-of-force cases before Freddie Grayon two misdemeanor counts and resigned Nov. 1. Bates has pleaded not guilty. Hi
A look at police use-of-force cases before Freddie Gray
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
on two misdemeanor counts and resigned Nov. 1. Bates has pleaded not guilty. His trial is scheduled to start April 18. WALTER SCOTT Scott, 50, was fatally shot on April 4, 2015, by white South Carolina police officer Michael Slager while... Read more
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Denver Post
A look at police use-of-force cases before Freddie Grayon two misdemeanor counts and resigned Nov. 1. Bates has pleaded not guilty. Hi
A look at police use-of-force cases before Freddie Gray
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
on two misdemeanor counts and resigned Nov. 1. Bates has pleaded not guilty. His trial is scheduled to start April 18. WALTER SCOTT Scott, 50, was fatally shot on April 4, 2015, by white South Carolina police officer Michael Slager while... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsin Columbia, a city of similar size, there were only 33,000 so-called no-contac
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 16 days ago
in Columbia, a city of similar size, there were only 33,000 so-called no-contact stops. In April 2015, black motorist Walter Scott was shot and killed fleeing a traffic stop. Former police Officer Michael Slager faces a murder charge in the... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Harvard professor shares findings on racial disparities in police uses of forcethe forefront of American debate since the shootings of unarmed blacks such as
Harvard professor shares findings on racial disparities in police uses of force
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
the forefront of American debate since the shootings of unarmed blacks such as Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott, there is actually very little data on police use of force. Fryer discussed his own research, which evaluated... Read more
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