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Trump tweets photo of Nazi uniforms
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Wed, Jul 15, 2015 - 12:33pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's official Twitter account posted a photo Tuesday that appears to show men in German World War II uniforms beneath an American flag instead of American troops.

The image, showing Trump's face and an American flag, as well as an image of marching soldiers, says "We need real leadership. We need results. Let's put the U.S. back into business!"

But the campaign deleted the graphic after Twitter users pointed out the foreign patches on the soldiers' uniforms.

A reporter from MicNews found the original stock image, which appears to show actors donning the uniforms....

EAU CLAIRE: MUSIC CITY?
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Fri, Jul 10, 2015 - 11:42am

In our effort to look at the Chippewa Valley’s potential as a music destination, we turned to experts for guidance. Just this June, a comprehensive report titled Mastering a Music City was published by the international music association, IFPI, and Music Canada. Visit IFPI.org for the full report.

ASKING AN EXPERT

a chat with Michael Seman, whose life's work is studying music scenes all over the world

ERIC CHRISTENSON: So studying...

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Black Twitter beat at LA Times has people talking
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Thu, Jul 9, 2015 - 1:09pm

The LA Times memo the other day about hiring a reporter to cover and engage with the community of active black posters on Twitter has spurred a good bit of coverage. LA Times managing editor for editorial strategy S. Mitra Kalita, who wrote the memo, says "I've said many times that Black Twitter has saved my career over and over and over again where it forces me to realize that a Ferguson is going on before everybody begins covering it." The quote is from a piece by NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates for Wednesday's "Morning Edition," exploring...

Indian couple’s letters, photos reflect immigration story
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Thu, Jul 9, 2015 - 1:06pm

Samip Mallick, a digital archivist, handles the 100-year-old brittle pages with care as he passes them through a scanner.

He understands that he’s working with not just any old documents. In this case, he’s holding the heirlooms and untold stories of an Indian family that immigrated to the U.S. and eventually settled in Texas.

Mallick, co-founder and executive director of the South Asian American Digital Archive, or SAADA, scanned hundreds of the 1,000 letters and photographs that were recently donated to the archive by Roshan and Raj Sharma, both 87, of Richardson.

The materials originally belonged to Raj...

'Los Angeles Times' Recognizes Black Twitter's Relevance
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Thu, Jul 9, 2015 - 1:01pm

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And let's learn more about a unique online forum. African-Americans are some of the most active Twitter users, and so-called Black Twitter has become a space for news, activism and challenging conversations about race. This week, the LA Times even hired a reporter to cover Black Twitter. Here's Karen Grigsby Bates from NPR's Code Switch team.

GRIGSBY BATES, BYLINE: You cannot physically find Black Twitter. It's not a place, although its members have a prominent online presence. Look at what's trending on Twitter any day and many of the top trends come from Black Twitter.

MEREDITH CLARK: I...