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Attorney Jeff Anderson announced Thursday that nine new settlements have been reached between the Children’s Theatre Company and former students who accused numerous employees of sexually abusing them while they were children and teens in the 1980s. The agreements mark the conclusion of all lawsuits filed ...
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Yesterday, Kirk Cousins was named NFC Offensive Player of the month. Coincidentally, yesterday is also the day I learned Kirk Cousins has a catchphrase, and that catchphrase is: "You like that?" “HOOWWWWWW does this not sound sexual?” a friend asked the "work" group chat Thursday morning, pointing to a ...
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Well, we're setting the clocks back again this Sunday. I don't know how I feel about that. Friday 11.1 Open Mike Eagle @ Turf ClubEagle has steadily injected himself into the socio-political hip-hop conversation since the release of his incisive Brick Body Kids Still Daydream from 2017. There have been ...
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The gargantuan American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers represents more than 725,000 artists and their over 11.5 million songs. Its job is to make sure those creators are paid properly for their product, whether you’re enjoying it on the radio, during your favorite TV show, or (to the extreme ...
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The gargantuan American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers represents more than 725,000 artists and their over 11.5 million songs. Its job is to make sure those creators are paid properly for their product, whether you’re enjoying it on the radio, during your favorite TV show, or (to the extreme ...
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GOP Rep. Jeremy Munson (R-Crystal Lake) had a tough act to follow, especially when it comes to being unlikable. Tony Cornish, his predecessor in House District 23B, was publicly a fervent and obnoxious defender of Second Amendment absolutism; privately, Cornish was a fervent and obnoxious predator of women.  ...
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Nostalgia makes strange bedfellows. In their prime, a double-bill of Journey and Pretenders would have been highly unlikely. The former was as critically beloved as the other was critically despised. But at some point “the '80s” became a genre, and now the archetypal arena-rock lighter-in-the-air band and ...
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The Minnesota Timberwolves (3-1) suffered their first loss of the season last night, a frustrating 117-95 defeat in Phil— —we interrupt that sentence to get to the part everyone's talking about. Karl-Anthony Towns and Joel Embiid are two of the brightest young talents in the league, gifted big men with ...
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Last year, a lone gunman burst into the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, opened fire, and killed 11 people over the course of 20 minutes. After he was arrested, he told police he “wanted all Jews to die.” This lined up with a series of anti-Semitic rants he’d posted online. It was the most brutal ...
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Two Fridays ago, the Child Protection League Action’s Facebook page put out an urgent missive to its followers. “Debauchery and sexual grooming are going on at our local taxpayer-funded Hennepin County Public Libraries right now,” it said. It included a picture from a Drag Story Hour performance that ...
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As you may have heard, they’re vaping booze in Wisconsin now. Earlier this year, Werd Bar in Milwaukee claimed to be the first establishment in the state to offer vape shots, which consists of inhaling a little party balloon full of alcoholic mist. Each balloon, according to Werd, is supposed to be the ...
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If you think the holiday standard “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” feels a little (or a lot) sexually coercive, manipulative, or just plain gross, a quick Google search will lead you to countless people who agree. John Legend is one of them. According to a Vanity Fair profile, the singer has written new lyrics ...
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