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Tuesday August 16th, 2022 day edition

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“I’ve had enough for everybody,” Amanda Jones, a librarian at a middle school in Denham Springs, Louisiana and president of the Louisiana Association of School Librarians, told NBC News.

They just say what they want and there are no repercussions and they ruin people’s reputations and there’s no consequences.”.

She has also filed criminal complaints with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office against Lunsford and Thames.

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In the weeks following the meeting, Citizens for a New Louisiana’s Facebook page posted numerous posts about Jones.

Jones said she has not left her house in two weeks due to comments on some posts encouraging violence against her.

At the same time, she has raised $20,000 to fund her lawsuit against Lunsford and Thames via a GoFundMe campaign. »

The ‘QAnon Queen’ Told Her Followers to Arrest Cops. It Didn’t Go Well.

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People on a mission to arrest cops on behalf of the self-proclaimed “QAnon Queen of Canada” ended up being violently arrested themselves instead.

Chattering excitedly among themselves, they marched down to the police station and readied themselves to arrest some cops.

Alongside typical QAnon conspiracies , she claims to be an alien-adjacent being willing to share advanced medical technology with her followers. »

Sacheen Littlefeather receives formal apology for mistreatment at 1973 Oscars

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The Academy also acknowledged the toll the experience has taken on Littlefeather in her personal and professional life.

"As a result, Sacheen was professionally boycotted, personally harassed and attacked, and discriminated against for the last fifty years," Rubin wrote.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, after hearing the apology, Littlefeather said, "I never stood up onstage in 1973 for any kind of accolades. »

More human remains found at Lake Mead as basin sees beneficial monsoon rains

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BOULDER CITY, Nev. – More human remains have been found along the shores of Lake Mead, despite water levels appearing to temporarily halt their steady decline.

The National Park Service said the latest gruesome discovery happened Saturday along Swim Beach in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

A megadrought and an increase in consumption from Lake Mead caused water levels to drop to an 80-year low. »

Private Division Announces Publishing Partnership with Wētā Workshop – Private Division

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Middle-earth Enterprises has been producing and licensing films, merchandise and stage productions based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit books for more than four decades.

With headquarters located in Berkeley, California, its website may be found at About Wētā Workshop.

Wētā Workshop brings imaginary worlds to life by delivering concept design, physical effects, collectables, immersive visitor experiences and games to the world’s entertainment and creative industries. »