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Multimedia Artist John Sims Brings ‘Confederate Flag: a Public Hanging’ to OU Campus


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Thursday, October 26, at high noon, multimedia artist John Sims will present Confederate Flag: a Public Hanging, in the Scripps Amphitheater featuring the installation The Proper Way to Hang a Confederate Flag. The installation depicts a Confederate flag hanging from a 13-foot gallows. This symbolic hanging is an act of justice for the many crimes of… Read More

$120m GM Settlement Aids Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A $120 million settlement between General Motors and 49 states and Washington, D.C. will bring more than $1 million apiece to Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. State attorneys general said Tennessee will receive $2.1 million, while Kentucky and West Virginia will receive $1.3 million each. Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s office… Read More

Grad Student Raising Money To Buy Annie Glenn Childhood Home

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A New York graduate student interested in preserving the legacy of astronaut John Glenn and his wife, Annie, says he’s working to raise enough private donations to purchase Annie Glenn’s childhood home. Twenty-five-year-old Adam Sackowitz, of Long Island, envisions maintaining the New Concord, Ohio, home as a museum. Online property records… Read More