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US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet – BBC News

Jesse Duplantis said God had told him to buy a Falcon 7X for $54m (£41m). via US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet – BBC News.

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Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Local opinion on Lower Wacker is a mixed bag. While a treasured shortcut for some, for the uninitiated the cramped underpass can feel like “making a run on the Death Star exhaust port.” What all can agree on is that … Continue reading

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Supreme Court unanimously rules against policing for profit.

At oral arguments in November, multiple justices seemed incredulous that Indiana even raised that argument. “Here we are in 2018, still litigating incorporation of the Bill of Rights,” Justice Neil Gorsuch scoffed to Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher. “Really? Come … Continue reading

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A Star’s Shoe Breaks, Putting College Basketball Under a Microscope

A decision in a federal class-action lawsuit challenging N.C.A.A. restrictions on compensation is expected any day. via A Star’s Shoe Breaks, Putting College Basketball Under a Microscope – The New York Times.

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Can I Vote In Illinois If I Have a Felony Conviction?

In seven states, people convicted of a felony are barred forever from ever voting.  Florida has the largest number of disenfranchised voters with roughly 10.42% of all voters. via Can I Vote In Illinois If I Have a Felony Conviction? … Continue reading

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