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The Two-Way
12:29 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Israel Braces For More Protests By Minority Ethiopian Community

Israeli police officers detain an Ethiopian-Israeli during a demonstration Sunday in Tel Aviv.
Tsafrir Abayov AP

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 3:46 pm

Israeli leaders are urging calm after violence marred a night of protests in Tel Aviv by the country's Ethiopian community. Dozens of people were injured, including many police officers, and dozens were arrested, according to news reports.

NPR's Emily Harris reports that people protesting treatment of Ethiopian-Israelis chanted peacefully near Tel Aviv City Hall on Sunday. "Later, police and demonstrators fought — with stones and bottles, tear gas and flash grenades," she says.

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Sports
12:25 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Silence On The Sidelines: An MLB Insider's 'Manifesto' On Youth Sports

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Television
12:25 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Last Days Of Dave: Paying Homage To Letterman's Weird And Quirky Legacy

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Local News
11:51 am
Mon May 4, 2015

City Council Interviews to Air this Week

Election day is this Saturday and all this week, KWBU will be airing interviews with each candidate. Below you can see a schedule for interviews:

Tuesday, May 5th:
District 2 candidates

  • Alice Rodriguez
  • Jake Russell 

Wednesday, May 6th:
District 4 candidates

  • Dilon Meek
  • Ashley Bean Thornton

Thursday, May 7th:
Distrct 5 candidates

  • Kyle Deaver
  • Robert Cervantes 

Friday, May 8th:
Behind the Story: City Council Election 2015

 

The Two-Way
11:43 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Police: Suspects In Muhammad Cartoon Contest Attack Came Out Shooting

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 6:53 pm

(This post was last updated at 7:51 p.m. ET.)

Two suspects jumped out of a dark-colored vehicle and began firing assault rifles on Sunday at the site of a contest where participants drew the Prophet Muhammad.

A security officer was wounded; his injuries are not life threatening, officials said.

Joe Harn, a Garland, Texas, police officer, said one officer returned fire with his service pistol, killing both suspects.

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