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This guitar-playing skateboarder is warming hearts in pandemic-stricken Atlanta

This guitar-playing skateboarder is warming hearts in pandemic-stricken Atlanta

One of the bright spots in Atlanta as it struggles under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic is Chavis Flagg, a guitar player who has turned the city’s popular Beltline trail into his stage. Flagg’s impromptu performances aboard a Onewheel electric skateboard have helped double the 24-year-old musician’s social media following over the past two…MORE

USC will remove a John Wayne exhibit after actor’s racist comments resurfaced

The University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts will remove an exhibit dedicated to John Wayne as the late actor’s past bigoted remarks have come under increased scrutiny. “Conversations about systemic racism in our cultural institutions along with the recent global, civil uprising by the Black Lives Matter Movement require that we consider the…MORE

Three Arizona teachers who shared a classroom got coronavirus. One of them died

Three Arizona teachers who shared a classroom got coronavirus. One of them died

Three teachers who shared a summer classroom at a school in Arizona all contracted coronavirus last month, leaving one of them dead. Kimberley Chavez Lopez Byrd, 61, died June 26, less than two weeks after she was hospitalized. The other two teachers — Jena Martinez and Angela Skillings — said they’re still struggling with the…MORE

5 people were shot during a dispute at a Michigan apartment complex

5 people were shot during a dispute at a Michigan apartment complex

An altercation at a Michigan apartment complex ended with five people shot Sunday morning, Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green said. Officers responded to a call of shots fired outside the complex in the 4900 block of Dunckle Road around 3 a.m., police said. The shooting victims included three women, ages 19, 21, 26, and two…MORE

At least 2 people dead and 2 injured in Washington shooting

At least 2 people dead and 2 injured in Washington shooting

At least two people are dead and two are injured in a shooting in Bellevue, Washington, Saturday night. Police responded to reports of shots fired and a possible stabbing around 7:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a dead man in the third-floor lobby of an apartment building and another man critically injured, according to…MORE

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