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  1. Woman starts social media campaign to find a young girl she saw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Daily Mail

    Woman starts social media campaign to find a young girl she saw being fat-shamed by cruel bullies at a local fair so she can tell her how 'truly beautiful' she really is Kate-Lynn Edwards, from Hammond, Indiana, penned a heartfelt Facebook post explaining why she wants to meet the girl she saw at a local fair The 27-year-old, who said she regrets not reprimanding the body shamers, is asking Facebook users to share her message in the hopes of finding her A kind woman is using social media to search for a girl who was cruelly body shamed by a group of young women at a local fair because she wants to tell her how beautiful she truly is and remind her of her self-worth.

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  2. Chief Keef Reschedules Hologram ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ContactMusic.com

    The embattled hip-hop star was a last-minute addition to the Craze Fest bill after his efforts to stage a benefit gig on 17 July for his friend and fellow rapper Capo, who was shot and killed in his native Chicago, Illinois earlier this month , and a toddler fatally run over by the same suspect, were blocked by authorities in Illinois. However, his Stop the Violence set at the Hammond, Indiana event on Saturday was cut short after just one song, after local police objected to his appearance, even though it was via hologram from Los Angeles.

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  3. Chief Keef: "Fuck The Mayor With A Sandpaper Dick!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Stereogum

    ... Keef continued his plan to project the hologram at a secret location, which ended up being last Saturday night in Hammond, Indiana at the Craze Fest hip-hop festival. Police shut even that down after only one song - and it's not even in the city of ...

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  4. Chief Keef Seeking Help Of ACLU In Response To Cancellation Of Hologram ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | HipHopDx

    Chief Keef and his team are seeking legal action after a benefit concert was shut down in Hammond, Indiana, according to Billboard . The show, where Keef appeared via hologram, was moved after being cancelled in the rapper's hometown of Chicago.

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  5. Chief Keef hologram concert hits another snag, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Red Eye Chicago

    Rapper Chief Keef appeared via hologram at Craze Fest in Hammond, Ind., before police shut the concert down July 25, 2015. Rapper Chief Keef appeared via hologram at Craze Fest in Hammond, Ind., before police shut the concert down July 25, 2015.

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  6. Chief Keef Hologram Concert Rescheduled for Fall After Cops Thwart Recent AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Billboard

    Although Chief Keef 's recent attempt to perform near his hometown of Chicago (in Hammond, Ind.) was thwarted by local police , the rapper is not willing to give up. Keef and Greek billionaire backer Alki David announced the All-Star Stop the Killing ...

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  7. Rapper Chief Keef has new plans, but no venue, for hologram showRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | USA Today

    ... the company that's partnered with Keef to put on the shows. The announcement comes after officials in Chicago and Hammond, Ind., thwarted Keef's plan to perform in those cities by hologram. Earlier this month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel foiled the rapper's ...

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  8. Against All Odds, Chief Keef Is Determined To Hold His Benefit ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Vibe

    ... up in his face. After two cancellations from the police and city governments, one in Chicago, Ill. and the other in Hammond, Ind., Chief Keef still plans to have a benefit concert to raise money for charity later this fall . The "Faneto" artist and ...

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  9. Police Pull Plug on Chief Keef, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | FindLaw

    It's a story almost too odd to already be cliche: Hammond, Indiana police literally pulled the plug on a holographic Chief Keef performance . It's the second time in as many weeks that such a Keef show has been shut down, after a similar appearance was previously shut down in Chicago.

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  10. Chief Keef vs. Chicago: Why the Rapper Has Become Public Enemy No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Billboard

    Chief Keef's hologram concert was stopped midway through the first song at Wolf Lake Park Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Hammond, Indiana. Sure, it was 20 miles from the city in the neighboring state of Indiana; yes, Keef appeared in hologram form, beamed in from California; and it was almost-immediately shut down by local police.

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  11. Chief Keef announces another hologram concert despite past setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Rapper Chief Keef appeared via hologram at Craze Fest in Hammond, Ind., before police shut the concert down July 25, 2015. Rapper Chief Keef appeared via hologram at Craze Fest in Hammond, Ind., before police shut the concert down July 25, 2015.

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  12. Chief Keef: Mayoral Candidate From HellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Let the kids grow up!" rapper Chief Keef declared to an amazed crowd via hologram on Saturday night at Craze Fest in Hammond, Indiana. Barely taking a pause, as if he knew he didn't have much time left, he yelled out, "Chicago, you ready for a ...

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  13. Sean Rash to Fulfill Wish for 11-Year-Old Boy Suffering from Bone CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    Eight-time PBA Tour titlist Sean Rash of Montgomery, Ill., will meet and bowl with 11-year-old Solomon Wohrer of Lancaster, Ohio, on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, Ind., prior to the start of the PBA/PBA50 South Shore Doubles, fulfilling Wohrer's request through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Wohrer, who suffers from Ewing's Sarcoma, a form of bone cancer that affects mostly young people, will bowl with Rash at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

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  14. Helen J. BaumannRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    Helen J. Baumann, 78, passed away Saturday, July 25 surrounded by her family. Born March 2, 1937 in Hammond, Ind., she lived in Lansing, Ill.

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  15. Rappers and the First AmendmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Media Law Prof Blog

    Eugene Volokh and Eric Zorn on the police shutdown of Chief Keef's holographic performance at CrazeFes t on July 25 in Hammond, Indiana. Police and Hammond's mayor may have feared craze-y-ness should Chief Keef appear, given his prior appearances and the nature of his act, as well as the death earlier this month of his friend Marvin Carr.

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  16. Chief Keef's art isn't just artificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chicago Tribune

    Chief Keef has earned his fair share of headlines over the past three years, only a fraction of them inspired by his music. There's no question that Alki David, the Greek billionaire and owner of Keef's current label FilmOn, has helped keep the rapper in the news of late, calling out Mayor Rahm Emanuel and threatening lawsuits over Saturday's controversial hologram show, which was shut down by the Hammond, Ind.

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  17. What Caregivers Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NBC Chicago

    ... in serious danger the little known fact that car seats expire too. Just ask Diana Kozlowski. The new mom from Hammond, Indiana, got a brand new car seat as a baby gift from her parents in May of last year. They bought it from Toys R Us for their now ...

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  18. Indiana Mayor -- I'm Cool With 2 Chainz ... He Doesn't Attract Bad People Like Chief KeefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | TMZ.com

    The Indiana mayor who shut down Chief Keef 's concert over the weekend went and mugged for the camera with rapper 2 Chainz ... because he says Chainz is all about having a good time while Keef attracts a bad element. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott tells us he pulled the plug on Keef's non-live, hologram performance Saturday night because of Keef's "anti-cop, pro-gang" lyrics.

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  19. Chief Keef Announces He's Running For Mayor Of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | HipHopDx

    ... gonna love me in the Office." This weekend, Chief Keef's benefit concert was shut down after moving from Chicago to Hammond, Indiana. The rapper addresses the situation by calling out the current mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel. In April, Emanuel won ...

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  20. Chief Keef Impostor Busted By The FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Smoking Gun

    ... rapper. Cozart is founder and CEO of the record label Glory Boyz Entertainment, or GBE. Saturday night, police in Hammond, Indiana shut down Chief Keef's appearance--via hologram from California--at a hip-hop festival, citing unspecified safety ...

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