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Tuesday January 10th, 2023 night edition

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A traffic stop drew outrage around the country when two Windsor, Virginia, police officers pulled over an Afro-Latino U.S. Army veteran in December 2020.

Body camera footage showed Gutierrez pepper spray Nazario when he would not get out of the car.

In this image taken from Windsor, Va., Police body camera footage, Lt. Caron Nazario is helped by an EMT after he was pepper-sprayed by Windsor police during a traffic stop in Windsor, on Dec. 20, 2020.

In response to the federal lawsuit, the police officers deny the allegations against them in a court filing.

In the police report, one of the officers wrote that Nazario eluded police because he didn’t stop right away.

The Windsor Police Department announced in 2021 that they fired Gutierrez, who pepper sprayed Nazario, for not following department policy during the incident.

Some are calling it an example of excessive use of force by the police toward people of color. »

Gov. Greg Abbott said Texas 'desperately needs more money' to address the border after spending millions on busing migrants to other parts of the country

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Abbott renewed his calls for the federal government to send funds to Texas to address the border.

Since April, Texas has spent millions of dollars busing migrants to places like DC and Chicago.

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said Sunday during President Joe Biden's visit to the border that the state "desperately needs more money" to address the issue. »

Lab-grown retinal eye cells make successful connections, open door for clinical trials to treat blindness

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Retinal cells grown from stem cells can reach out and connect with neighbors, according to a new study, completing a “handshake” that may show the cells are ready for trials in humans with degenerative eye disorders.

They coaxed human skin cells reprogrammed to act as stem cells to develop into layers of several types of retinal cells that sense light and ultimately transmit what we see to the brain.

“But after being grown in a laboratory dish for months as compact clusters, the question remained — will the cells behave appropriately after we tease them apart? »

The Satanic Temple dedicating 'largest satanic gathering in history' to Boston mayor, will require masks

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The Satanic Temple is dedicating the "largest satanic gathering in history" to Democratic Boston Mayor Michelle Wu after the group wasn't allowed to deliver a satanic invocation at Boston City Hall.

The Satanic Temple said it is dedicating the event to Wu "for her unconstitutional efforts to keep TST out of Boston’s public spaces."

The Satanic Temple filed a lawsuit in 2021 after multiple requests to deliver a satanic invocation at Boston City Hall were denied. »