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1) Kentucky police remove Punisher logo from cop cars after people rightfully point out he’s a murderer
2) 10 real laws straight out of The Handmaid’s Tale
3) Steven Universe artist quits Twitter over fan harassment
4) Marvel VP of Sales blames women and diversity for sales slump
5) Here’s why Disney is the proud owner of Muppetfucker.net
6) Everything you need to know about Azor Ahai, the Game of Thrones prophecy that could save Westeros
7) Sorry, Emma Watson, but Beauty and the Beast 2 should be about Belle getting guillotined in the French Revolution
8) Trump supporters get mad because they think The Man in the High Castle’s ‘Resistance Radio’ is real
9) The Magicians stars chat about chaos, bacon fingers, and what’s next for season 3
10) Asagao Academy: When Liking And Subscribing To Fave YouTuber Isn’t Enough – Kotaku

Daily Dot
1) ‘Rust’ is evolving the video game character
2) Controversial bully shaming database loses Kickstarter but will launch anyway
3) How a controversial tech speaker rattled the social justice community
4) Who are the ‘Women Against Feminism’?
5) Geeks of Color co-founder under fire for reported plagiarism, harassment
6) A chat with @TheRealPSL, Twitter’s dark genius of pumpkin spice
7) Why this AmeriCorps volunteer is living off Olive Garden for 7 weeks

Inverse
1) Get to know Javier Garcia, the new hero in Telltale’s ‘The Walking Dead’ – Inverse
2) 12 saddest video game deaths of 2016 – Inverse
3) 10 Easter eggs from the ‘Westworld’ season finale that hint at Season 2 – Inverse
4) The Klingon ‘Christmas Carol’ is the best Christmas Carol – Inverse

Other Publications
1) These retro games are getting nostalgia-fueled VR makeovers – UploadVR
2) Apple is playing the long game with VR – and it might work – UploadVR
3) Think House Targaryen is dead? Here’s why it’s the most important on Game of Thrones – Gamesradar+
4) I Played Saints Row IV as President Donald Trump and “Saved” the World from Political Correctness – Medium
5) Sex Ed: A look at what teens learn about sex – The Kerrville Daily Times
6) Lone West: Museum struggles with low attendance, financial woes – Daily Times
7) Zoobe is the biggest Tumblr meme you don’t know about – TouchVision (PDF)

Kerrville State Hospital Privatization series:
The six-part series received multiple awards, including Honorable Mention for STAR Investigative Report and two 1st Place awards at Texas Press Association and West Texas Press Association. 

Kerrville State Hospital could be privatized
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KSH named in GEO’s bid to privatized
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KSH privatization proposal rejected
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