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‘Abu the King’ Comes to ARTS/West Aug. 1

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Chicago’s Rough House Theater Company is hitting the road like a punk band, touring to eight cities across the Midwest and East Coast with their production of Ubu the King, Alfred Jarry’s 1896 masterpiece of absurdo-surrealism, elaborately retold with original music and over 60 stunning hand-crafted puppets. In a new adaptation by artistic director Mike Oleon, Rough House’s… Read More

Red and blue lights, as if from a police vehicle

Columbus Police Department Racism Allegation Investigated

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is alleging the Columbus Police Department moved slowly to investigate charges of racist behavior by a white officer. The commission has accused the department of “unlawful discriminatory practices” for failing to act quickly on complaints by officers about the behavior. An internal police department investigation and… Read More