This week’s NUVO cover story is about the dangers immigrants face when trying to come to the States. News editor Amber Stearns spoke with two Indy academics who are identifying remains of those who didn’t make it. Find a copy of the paper here.
There was enough evidence to support federal wire fraud charges against Tony Bennett based on the investigation into his 2012 re-election campaign, according to the AP.
“Until white people are ready to relieve themselves of an all-consuming belief in a colorblind legal system, ready to recognize the violence at the core of the ideology of whiteness (which is, I hope you hear me saying, different from calling all white people violent), ready to adopt a new framework, we can’t talk.”
Five stars for A Christmas Carol at IRT.
“The Indiana State Fair Commission and Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company announced today that Indiana Farmers is the naming rights sponsor for the State Fair Coliseum for the next 10 years. Effective immediately, the Coliseum will be known as Indiana Farmers Coliseum.” That’s a six million dollar deal, by the way.