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April 18, 2013

Virginia Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Jail For Stealing President Obama’s Teleprompter

Virginia Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Jail For Stealing President Obama’s Teleprompter

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A Virginia man who stole one of President Obama’s teleprompter, and other equipment, was sentenced to seven years in prison, last Thursday (April 11). Eric Brown cut a deal to serve more time behind bars in order to skip further prosecution for similar crimes. In January, Brown pleaded guilty to theft of government property for the 2011 incident in which he jacked $200,000 worth of equipment. The electronics were stored…

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

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An upcoming documentary will look at the life and career of Julius Erving, on the 30th anniversary of his only NBA championship. “The Doctor” will air on NBA TV on June 10, between games of the NBA Finals. The 90-minute program features rare footage from his ABA career. Dr. J later came to the NBA and helped the Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 title. One of basketball’s best-known high flyers, the Hall…

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Chris Tucker to Host 2013 BET Awards

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Reported  by Malcolm Morrow Chris Tucker will be hosting this year’s BET Awards, which will air on June 30. Tucker has been out of the film spotlight for a number of years and recently had a major comeback supporting role in the Oscar nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook”, which also stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Tucker’s previous major film role was in “Rush Hour 3” which was a box…