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- The New Yorker's Naomi Fry has been enjoying old episodes of The Muppet Show on Disney+, and posits that "to look at the Muppets is to look at life itself."
- Burned Fyre Fest ticket holders have settled a class action lawsuit against the festival's organizers and could receive over $7,000 each.
- Politico looks at the race for governor in Nebraska, where some Republicans are wondering if you "have to be the Trumpiest Trumpster of the bunch" to win.
- Since the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, the NY Times reports that "at least 64 people have died at the hands of law enforcement nationwide, with Black and Latino people representing more than half of the dead. As of Saturday, the average was more than three killings a day."
- The mayor of Albany has apologized for comparing Black Lives Matter protesters to the January 6th insurrectionists.
- Does anyone even want to watch The Oscars this year?
- The Guardian examines how federal aid intended for homeowners battered by Hurricane Sandy was distributed differently for white and Black residents of Far Rockaway.
- Matthew McConaughey has a pretty good chance of being elected Governor of Texas should he decide to run, a new poll out of Texas suggests.
- Philadelphia-based rapper Warchylde was stopped by cops in Manhattan on Saturday because of the giant military-style T-shirt cannon mounted on the roof of his Hummer.
- And finally, let's join these Canadians as they marvel at some whales swimming near the dock:
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