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Former Bowie State Student Found Not Guilty Of Fatally Stabbing Roommate

Former Bowie State student Alexis Simpson has been found not guilty in the fatal stabbing of her roommate Dominique Frazier in their dorm in September of last year.

A jury came back with the not-guilty verdict on all seven counts, reports NBC Washington, after hearing testimony this week. Simpson took the stand herself, saying that she didn't start the fight, and never intended to fatally stab Frazier.

A friend of the victim took the stand as well, according to NBC, and testified that she didn't believe Simpson intended to cut Frazier.


Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.


Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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