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Darrell Brooks, left, speaks with a lawyer during his initial appearance, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 in Waukesha County Court in Waukesha, Wis. Brooks is charged with intentional homicide after SUV was driven into a Christmas parade.
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Critics of the movement to reduce cash bail cite the $1000 cash bail paid by Darrell E. Brooks, Jr., weeks before he allegedly plowed his SUV through the Waukesha Christmas parade
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Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim in New York in 1976. Sondheim died on Friday at age 91.
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The celebrated composer-songwriter died on Friday. He had won several Tonys and Grammys, as well as an Oscar and Pulitzer, for musicals including West Side Story and Company.
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The University of Illinois Springfield UNI 101 class worked with the Community Voices team in the fall of 2021 to put together podcasts examining Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter From Birmingham Jail" from an ethos, logos and pathos perspective. Each podcast is posted on our Community Voices page.
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A 15 year old female was taken into custody Friday morning. 18 year old Pierre Scott Jr. died and a 16 year old male was wounded.
Passengers deplane from an airplane after landing at the Albuquerque International Sunport on Nov. 24, 2021 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Anna Moneymaker
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As millions of Americans hit the skies for Thanksgiving Day travel, the Justice Department announced they are cracking down on criminal behavior of airline passengers.
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Ever wonder who took that album cover of Queen? Mick Rock is his real name, and that's not his only iconic photo. Think Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground, Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd — and more.
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