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Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in the well-known Denver neighborhood of Stapleton were asked to vote this summer on whether to change the name of their community named for a onetime member the Ku Klux Klan.. Activists argued it wrongly immortalized a racist mayor in office almost century ago. Others said the name was simply a throwback to…MORE

A tiny kinkajou sneaked into a Florida home and attacked a man

A tiny kinkajou sneaked into a Florida home and attacked a man

A feisty, fruit-loving kinkajou fought its way into a Florida home, leaving scores of leg bites in its wake. Michael Litersky of Lake Worth spotted a kinkajou, exotic cousin of the raccoon, hanging out on a fence outside his girlfriend’s home, so he left out pieces of watermelon for the wide-eyed creature, according to a…MORE

Colin Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career kneeling for social justice

Colin Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career kneeling for social justice

It was ultimately a means of taking on police brutality and systemic racial injustice, but former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick says his decision to kneel in protest during the pregame National Anthem began with one man. Mario Woods. “The discussion happened shortly after the execution of Mario Woods,” Kaepernick told Paper magazine, a publication focusing…MORE

Former Ohio judge and politician Lance Mason pleads guilty to killing ex-wife

Former Ohio judge and politician Lance Mason pleads guilty to killing ex-wife

A former Ohio trial court judge and politician pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder in the 2018 death of his ex-wife. Lance Mason, 51, entered guilty pleas to aggravated murder; murder; felonious assault; violating a protection order; and grand theft in the death of Aisha Fraser. “I wish to take responsibility for the crimes I committed,”…MORE

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