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This week in news (Feb. 1 to Feb. 7)

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

By | Iridian Casarez

Local

Arcata playhouse turns ten!

-The Arcata playhouse celebrated its tenth birthday with a two day celebration this past weekend.

Arcata police department has a crime website

-The Arcata police department now has a website that reports crimes in Arcata.  Arcata.crimegraphics.com is the website that keeps watch on the crimes. The website includes tabs that follow the Arcata police daily bulletin, missing person, vehicle thefts, arrests with booking mugshots and crime charts.

U.S.

Tornados cycle through New Orleans

-Multiple tornados cycled through New Orleans causing major damage on February 7.

No success in suit

-U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland says Dakota access pipeline protesters involved in a violent police encounter in North Dakota this past November are unlikely to succeed in a lawsuit alleging excessive force and civil rights violations.

World

Iran thanks Trump

-Iran’s supreme leader thanked the new American leader President Trump for showing the United States’ “true face” and justified Iran’s accusation of corruption in a speech on February 7.

Bomb blast in Kabul

-A bomb explodes outside the supreme court in the centre of the Afghan capital killing at least 20 on February 7. The attack is the latest in a series of attacks on the judiciary.

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