Show Prep: Fri, Feb. 7

South Bend TV reporter robbed – South Bend Tribune: Crime & Courts

A man carrying a kitchen knife reportedly robbed a local television reporter who went to a South Bend apartment complex to do an interview Thursday.

Schools could be allowed option on makeup days

The state school superintendent says school districtscould make up some snow days by having longer school days or having online instruction on a Saturday.

Federal judge rules drivers allowed to flash headlights to warn of speed traps | Fox News

A federal judge in Missouri ruled this week held that drivers have a First Amendment right to flash their headlights to warn other motorists of nearby police and speed traps.

Students Offered College Credits to Attend Radical ‘White Privilege’ Conference | The Gateway Pundit

College and high school students are being offered college credits for attending a radical “white privilege” conference.

Rock band bills DOD $666k for using its music as torture | The Daily Caller

From the clubs to the torture chambers, the U.S. Department of Defense is learning that music licensing knows no bounds after it received a bill for $666,000 from a rock band for using its music to to torment Guantanamo Bay detainees.

My guess is that the band has no case. If the music was legally purchased, they are allowed to play it for their friends in a non-commercial capacity.

NY mayor ditches Mayors Against Illegal Guns, claims it promotes gun confiscation | The Daily Caller

Republican Mayor John Tkazyik announced on Wednesday he planned to leave former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), saying it promoted gun confiscation.

US Olympic medalists have to pay a lot of taxes for winning | The Daily Caller

U.S. Olympic medalists will have to pay taxes on their awards that could result in more than a third of their winnings going to the IRS.

Bill would regulate lawsuit financing – South Bend Tribune: News

The director of a group of financing companies warned Wednesday that lawmakers “would eliminate this industry from Indiana” should they approve a measure targeting companies that provide cash advances — sometimes at sky-high rates of return — to people awaiting payoffs in personal injury lawsuits.

PETA Scaring Kids With Violent Comic Books, & It’s Not The First Time | The Burning Truth

Parents say they are considering taking PETA to court over an innocent-looking comic handed out to children at Calabash Elementary School in Woodland Hills that contained graphic images of mutilated cows.

Biden says decision on political future coming in summer of 2015

“There may be reasons I don’t run, but there’s no obvious reason for me why I think I should not run,” he said on CNN’s “New Day.”

David Axelrod wants Democratic donors to stop donating to Hillary Clinton’s team |

David Axelrod, President Obama’s top strategist when he defeated Hillary Clinton in 2008, wants Democratic donors to focus on the 2014 elections, rather than Clinton’s likely campaign.