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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Pedestrians are seen walking along Bourbon Street in the French Quarter on July 14, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards issued three new restrictions for Phase II of reopening that will be in place until at least until July 24 across Louisiana to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

In New Orleans, Bourbon Street and bars are closed for Mardi Gras this year

(CNN) -- New Orleans residents and tourists are being asked to avoid large gatherings and exercise "personal responsibility" ahead of Mardi Gras, which will look very different this year."Please, I'm begging...

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trumps nominee to the Supreme Court meets with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) (not seen) at the U.S. Capitol on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett is meeting with senators ahead of her confirmation hearing which is scheduled to begin on October 12, less than a month before Election Day.

White House holds swearing-in ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett

Maegan Vazquez, CNN October 26, 2020

(CNN) -- Amy Coney Barrett is slated to be sworn in to the Supreme Court at a White House ceremony Monday evening, the White House announced shortly after her nomination was confirmed by the Senate.Barrett...

Breonna Taylor, 26, was killed during a police raid of her Kentucky apartment.

Louisville agrees to pay Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million and enact police reforms in historic settlement

(CNN) -- The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a historic settlement of the family's wrongful death...

Clashes between protesters and armed civilians break out during the third day of protests over the shooting of Jacob Blake by a police officer in Wisconsin.

Two people are dead and a third injured in an overnight shooting in Kenosha, police say

(CNN) -- Two people were killed and a third was seriously wounded in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, late Tuesday during the third night of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, police said.Officers...

Mardi Crawl to descend on downtown Kent

Lily Nickel January 30, 2018

The spirit of New Orleans is set to arrive in downtown Kent with the inaugural Kent Mardi Crawl Friday.Participants will make their way to different bars downtown throughout the night, collecting beads...

Kent-based band Costley Ct. performs funk tunes for Mardi Gras at Water Street Tavern on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

Did you get your beads on Mardi Gras?

Mark Oprea February 17, 2015

A universally colorful celebration around the world — from Italy’s Viareggio to Rio de Janeiro — took its own flavor in Kent on Fat Tuesday. Rather than satirical floats and flame-throwing devilish...

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