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Inside Cup Foods, where it seems George Floyd never left

Inside Cup Foods, where it seems George Floyd never left

Walking up to Cup Foods, you pass the outline of a body drawn on the street. It shows where George Floyd took his last breath. Approaching it now, it’s impossible not to see again the horrified huddle of people captured on police body camera screaming at officers to get off the neck of George Floyd.…MORE

Giants fan throws ceremonial first pitch 10 years after a near-fatal attack

Giants fan throws ceremonial first pitch 10 years after a near-fatal attack

Bryan Stow triumphantly held up a baseball before throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the San Francisco Giants’ home opener Friday. Assisted by a walker, the fan donned the Giants’ orange and black, the same colors he was wearing 10 years ago when he was beaten and nearly killed. In 2011, Stow attended an Opening…MORE

Wastewater from Piney Point has Tampa Bay on edge for possible red tide, algae bloom

Wastewater from Piney Point has Tampa Bay on edge for possible red tide, algae bloom

Scientists are ramping up their efforts to track the nutrient-rich wastewater, contaminated by the Piney Point phosphogypsum stack, that’s dumping into Florida’s Tampa Bay, as concern remains high that it could supercharge potential toxic algae blooms, including red tide. Ultimately, it will take weeks and months for the effects of the wastewater to be fully…MORE

Bowling Green State University expels fraternity for hazing in wake of student’s death

Bowling Green State University expels fraternity for hazing in wake of student’s death

The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter at Ohio’s Bowling Green State University has been permanently expelled from campus for hazing violations in the wake of a student’s death, university spokesperson Alex Solis announced Friday. “This expulsion is because of hazing, which is absolutely intolerable,” Solis said in the campus-wide statement. “The University’s investigation found the…MORE

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