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8:05 AM ET, July 5, 2022

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Ben Collins / NBC News:
Chicago shooting person of interest left online trail of violent imagery  —  Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III, the person of interest identified by police after Monday's shooting in a Chicago suburb left 6 dead and 38 hurt, left a long trail of tributes to mass shootings and public killings …
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Zachary Petrizzo / The Daily Beast:
GOP Guv Candidate Darren Bailey Says 'Let's Move On' After Parade Shooting  —  SAY WHAT?  —  Following the mass shooting at a July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois, a Trump-backed gubernatorial candidate bluntly urged the community to “move on.”  Standing next to supporters at a different parade …
New York Times:
Portrait of a victim: a 76-year-old grandfather who hadn't wanted to attend the parade.  —  Gunshots rained down from a rooftop onto a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., killing six and injuring dozens.  Celebrations were called off across the region amid fears of more violence.
Ben Bradley / WGN-TV:
Highland Park shooting suspect was ‘known to law enforcement’  —  Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, the suspect in the Highland Park parade shooting Monday was taken into custody around Monday evening.  —  WGN Investigates looked into Crimo's background.  —  Crimo was a prolific poster online …
Discussion: JONATHAN TURLEY and New York Post
WGN-TV:
Man in custody after Highland Park parade mass shooting  —  HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — A 22-year-old man is in custody after six people were killed and dozens were hospitalized in a shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.  A manhunt for the alleged gunman lasted over eight hours.
Noah Kirsch / The Daily Beast:
Doc Who Helped Parade Vics: ‘Horrific, Devastating Injuries’
Discussion: Raw Story and CBS News
The White House:
Statement from President Biden on the Shooting in Highland Park, Illinois
Washington Post:
As gunfire explodes in Chicago suburb, ‘nowhere is safe’  —  HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — At first, Gabriela Martinez-Vicencio thought the “pop-pop-pop” sound was fireworks.  —  She and her 9-year-old daughter were standing along a downtown street in this leafy Chicago suburb, watching a Fourth of July parade on Monday when they heard it.
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Chicago Sun Times:
Horror on the Fourth: Suspect in custody after 6 killed, dozens wounded at Highland Park Fourth of July parade  —  Robert E.  “Bobby” Crimo III, 22, was “taken into custody without incident” on U.S. 41 at Westleigh Road in Lake Forest after being spotted by North Chicago police.
Politico:
New Jan. 6 Trump documentary footage revealed  —  POLITICO has exclusively obtained a trailer for Alex Holder's “Unprecedented,” the British filmmaker's upcoming Discovery+ docuseries about the Trump family.  —  The two-minute-plus trailer was included among the hours of footage that Holder turned …
Discussion: Raw Story
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Abortion fight strains Democratic alliance with Gen Z  —  A debate is raging inside the Democratic Party about whether it's giving its base — especially those under 30, the generation that most strongly supports abortion rights — enough motivation to keep voting for the party …
T.J. Quinn / ESPN:
WNBA star Brittney Griner makes direct appeal to President Biden for her freedom, asks in letter to 'please don't forget about me'  —  Brittney Griner made a direct appeal to President Joe Biden for her freedom Monday in a letter passed on through her representatives, writing, “I'm terrified I might be here forever.”
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Doug Feinberg / Associated Press:   Griner sends letter to President Biden pleading for his help
Kendall Ross / ABC News:
4 Vietnam War veterans to receive Medal of Honor  —  The Medal of Honor is the country's highest award for valor in military combat.  —  Four Army veterans are being recognized with the Medal of Honor for their “acts of gallantry and intrepidity” during the Vietnam War.
Discussion: Washington Post
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Chris Cameron / New York Times:   Army Bases That Honor Confederate Traitors Could Soon Be Renamed for These Heroes
Hannah Demissie / ABC News:
Democrats look to raise $10M for key governors' races with abortion access fund  —  “The power does rest with the states,” said New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.  —  Gov. Kathy Hochul debates in the race for governor in New York, June 16, 2022.  —  Pool via Getty Images, FILE
Discussion: The Bulwark
Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
Veterans of Carter-Era Inflation Warn That Biden Has Few Tools to Tame Prices  —  President Biden and Democrats face political peril as costs keep rising and midterm elections loom.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  WASHINGTON — When inflation surged in the late 1970s …
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Andrew Jacobs / New York Times:
A Clunky Mask May Be the Answer to Airborne Disease and N95 Waste  —  Experts say the U.S. government has unintentionally encouraged a dependency on imported masks by failing to promote elastomeric respirators, a reusable mask that is domestically produced.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo
Ivan Penn / New York Times:
Nuclear Power Gets New Push in U.S., Winning Converts  —  With challenges in meeting clean energy goals and new electricity demands, politicians in both parties seek to prolong and even expand reactor use.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  Driven by the difficulty …
 
 
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Paul Waldman / Washington Post:
This July 4, let's declare our independence from the Founding Fathers
Adam Solomons / Daily Mail:
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Michael Tracey:
The NATO Summit: a Historic, Triumphant Exercise in Media Fakery
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New York Times:
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Zachary Petrizzo / The Daily Beast:
Right-Wing Protesters Carry Out Short-Lived July 4 ‘Attack’ On D.C. Area Highways
Discussion: Raw Story
Dustin Jones / NPR:
The abortion ruling has troops and veterans speaking out, some for the first time