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" Police made nearly 200 arrests in Louisiana's capital city during weekend protests around the country in which people angry over police killings of young black men sought to block some major interstates. Riot police in full gear stopped protesters in Baton Rouge from walking onto an interstate on Sunday evening, police said, thwarting a protest tactic that social justice activists have increasingly tried in several U.S. cities. Comment?
" The Latest on the police shooting of a Baton Rouge man that sparked protests : The man who says he shot video of police fatally shooting a black man in Baton Rouge says he has been distributing the footage on social media as a service to the community. Arthur Reed told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday that he and a team from his company, Stop the Killing Inc., made the video early Tuesday of 37-year-old Alton Sterling's death. Comment?
" A sheriff's deputy in a New Orleans suburb was just about to search a suspect when the 19-year-old flipped around, pulled out a gun and reaching over the officer, shot him in the back, a Louisiana sheriff said, calling the incident a "cold blooded murder." Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand late Wednesday said the suspect, identified as Jerman Neveaux, was later apprehended and admitted to shooting Detective David F. Michel Jr. The sheriff said Neveaux was on probation for a previous crime and didn't want to go to jail if Michel found the weapon he was carrying. Comment?
Today is Friday, April 22, the 113th day of 2016. There are 253 days left in the year. Comment?
For others who may have strayed across "The Passion" on their way to rival programming like "Little Big Shots" or "Once Upon a Time," this two-hour Fox "live spectacular," despite its hefty dose of goodwill, was a spectacular-and-then-some exercise in excess. Following in the footsteps of recent live TV musicals including "Peter Pan" and "The Wiz," "The Passion" went even beyond January's innovative "Grease" by originating almost totally outdoors, and, in its song-and-drama sequences, turning New Orleans into its backdrop. Comment?
The tale of the final hours of the life of Jesus of Nazareth has been told countless times - but on Sunday, Fox will broadcast a retelling with a modern-day musical twist, with the resurrected City of New Orleans as the backdrop. "The Passion," which airs at 8 p.m., is based on a format created in the Netherlands that has been produced annually since 2011 and aired for the last five years. Comment?
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