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Teen prankster started 'Louisville Purge' hoax: police

New York Daily News - 15 Aug 2014
Despite claims on social media, the “Louisville Purge” scheduled for Friday was a hoax. The rumor stemmed from a teen prankster who thought it would be funny to tweet about Kentucky authorities allowing crime to run rampant for one night only ...
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The Phenomenon of the Instagram “Closet Cleanout”

The Ringer (blog) - 08 Sep 2017
She set to work posting the business-casual staples she wanted to leave behind in Louisville, Kentucky, for the hoodie-lined streets of California, taking care to include the brand, size, and the original amount she paid in the caption of each item's ...
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Kathleen Parker: How Democrats won the presidency

Deseret News - 19 Sep 2017
But what seems increasingly clear is that, while Clinton tries to purge her demons by explaining how she lost, Trump is busy fashioning a perfect world for Democrats to prevail. Which is to say, he may get more accomplished for the Democratic Party ...
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UNC's Defense Falls Short of Expectations

Scout - 03 Sep 2017
Miles, along with junior linebacker Andre Smith and senior cornerback M.J. Stewart, preached the necessity to purge the mistakes that plagued their defense in the season opener. “A couple of plays caused touchdowns,” Miles said. “Simple little mistakes ...
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Update on the latest sports

WMDT - 23 Sep 2017
MIAMI (AP) - Jeff Conine - who goes by the nickname Mr. Marlin - is part of the purge of Miami Marlins executives before the sale of the team to Derek Jeter's investment group. Conine said Saturday he was told he won't be retained. He helped the ...
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“Louisville's Purge”: A night of violence that never happened.

WDRB - 16 Aug 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB)--- The good news is, the “Louisville purge” never happened. The bad news -- it caused a lot of panic for people in our community. Earlier this week on social media, a photo appeared that said “Louisvilles Purge” (yes, without the ...
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Alt-right rejects Christian values as moral guide | Jordan Harris

The Courier-Journal - 29 Aug 2017
Conservatives, libertarians, and Christians of all stripes need to distance themselves, and fast, from even the most nominal association with the alt-right, and work to purge its views from the national dialogue immediately. The alt-right movement is ...
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Clown Cruel

snopes.com - 14 Oct 2016
Unlike previous viral purge panics, we haven't been able to find any indication that police in any jurisdiction have even bothered to address the clown purge rumors. During prior outbreaks of “purge” scares, local police typically weighed in to either ...
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As cities purge Confederate symbols, fight rages on in Hollywood

Sun Sentinel - 21 Jun 2017
Battles over Confederate monuments sprang up in cities throughout the nation, including Mississippi, New Orleans, Baltimore and Louisville. In recent weeks, New Orleans removed four Confederate monuments from public landmarks, including statues of ...
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Cops: Killing spree suspect inspired by movie "The Purge"

CBS News - 02 Jun 2016
In August 2014, a high school student's hoax tweet about an impending "Louisville Purge," in which the Kentucky city would be overtaken by crime, kicked off a social media storm and prompted schools and other organizations to cancel events. No such ...
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Indiana's new voter purge law discriminates, lawsuit says

WHAS 11.com - 24 Aug 2017
(INDYSTAR.com) - The Indiana NAACP and League of Women Voters want to stop the secretary of state from purging people from voter rolls in what the groups call "flagrant violations of federal law." In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court, the ...
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Rain, 'Louisville Purge' hoax take toll on state fair revenue

Louisville Business First - 24 Oct 2014
And the so-called "Louisville Purge," which turned out to be a hoax started by a local teen, had a significant impact on fair attendance, according to Thomas Schifano, who chairs the board's finance and budget committee. The Purge hoax referenced a ...
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RYAN: New Albany attempting to purge itself of the poor

Evening News and Tribune - 07 Apr 2017
On Monday, April 24th, the New Albany Housing Authority will vote on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of New Albany. It is a path to purge the city of poor people by tearing down over 600 units of public housing and then giving ...
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'Purge' Killer Pleads Guilty To 3 Murders

Patch.com - 01 May 2017
Johnathan Cruz, now 20, admitted to killing three men at random during a four-day crime spree last year. Prosecutors said he was inspired by the 2013 horror movie "The Purge," about an authoritarian dystopia with an annual night of violence with impunity.

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