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June 19, 2014

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Billionaire Dr. Dre Shares His Wealth, Leaves Huge Tip For Server

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Dr. Dre’s recent sell of the listening devices that bear his name put the music mogul in an elite category of wealth, but the new billionaire is reportedly spreading the wealth around. He left a tip of $5,000 for a waitress at West Hollywood’s Skybar on Thursday, according to Radar Online. Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Romelle Young, had a fun night out,…

Mike Huckabee Says Martin Luther King Jr. Would Equate Gay Marriage With Holocaust

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Former Arkansas governor turned political pundit Mike Huckabee on Thursday compared stopping gay rights to stopping the march of Naziism across the globe. During an appearance at the 2014 March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., Huckabee said judges don’t have the right to repeal gay marriage bans. “We are under an obligation to obey God and the law, and if necessary, to defy an institution that is out of control,”…

Detroit’s Reduced “Hybrid” Pension Plans Could Become Model for Cash Strapped States

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Detroit’s pension crisis may be at the beginning of a resolution now that unions have approved a reduced plan. If  all goes well, this plan could serve as a model for cash strapped states that can no long afford pensions. “The city and its labor partners have come up with what we think is the best option to strengthen employee pensions so we can continue to meet future obligations in…

Delta Airlines Apologizes for Using Giraffe as Symbol for Ghana

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the American soccer team for its win over Ghana. Instead of just posting a simple congratulatory message alongside the stars and stripes, Delta used the Statue of Liberty to represent the U.S. and a giraffe to represent Ghana. Needless to say, the tweet was viewed by many as offensive. As blogger extraordinaire Awesomely Luvvie pointed out, there aren’t even any giraffes in Ghana, so not only was the tweet insensitive,…

Part of George Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Against NBC Thrown Out

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A judge tossed part of George Zimmerman’s libel lawsuit against NBC on Thursday morning. WESH-TV reports that Judge Debra Nelson threw out an allegation pertaining to one of five NBC broadcasts about Zimmerman. In tossing one allegation, the judge pointed to a technicality. The Orlando Sentinel reports: The judge this morning threw out the claim that NBC and employee Jeff Burnside defamed Zimmerman in a March 19, 2012, broadcast. Zimmerman…

High School Principal Accidentally Congratulates Wrong School in Plagiarized Remarks

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A New York school principal is being accused of lifting his congratulatory message to graduating seniors and in the process, accidentally congratulating the wrong school. In a printed yearbook message to Roosevelt High School Class of 2014, Principal Dr. Steven Strachan delivered almost the exact same message as California Principal Dr. Ted Barone  presented to Albany High School graduates in 2013. And Strachan even ends his message by congratulating Albany…

Aaliyah on Star Search at the age of 10: But she looks like an adult

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Aaliyah is one of the most beloved singers in the history of R&B music.  She died tragically in the year 2001 in a plane crash, but was on her way to fame, fortune and stardom.  Scratch that:  She was already there, with movie roles, hit songs and a loyal legion of fans who all looked up to her and wanted to be just like her. This is an old clip…

Detroit 911 Dispatcher Whose Delay Led to Woman Being Shοt With AK-47 Faces Jail

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A Detroit 911 dispatcher has been criminally charged for an hourlong delay that led to a woman being gunned down with an AK-47. At around 5 a.m. on August 30, dispatcher Craig Miller, 46, received several calls about a domestic incident involving a gun. A woman called 911 a total of six times before she was finally shοt with an AK-47. The mother of the critically injured woman said she’d…

Georgia Police Chief Resigns After Getting Caught Texting the “N” Word

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A Georgia police chief resigned last week after he was caught sending racist text messages to officers. After having been suspended for seven days, Police Chief Doug Jordan offered his resignation before a council meeting. Although Grantville Mayor Jim Sells did not announce the reason for Jordan’s suspension at the time, the mayor later told Times Herald that the chief was suspended for sending texts which included the “N” word…

Tracy Morgan’s condition improves a great deal

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Reported by Liku Zelleke According to his representative, actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is doing well and has been upgraded to “fair condition”, from the previous “critical but stable condition”, which he says is a great improvement. Lewis Kay added, “His personality is certainly starting to come back as well.” Morgan was hospitalized on June 7th after he was critically injured in a motor accident involving six cars on the…

This rapper made the Forbes list with no corporate backing

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The rapper Tech N9ne is taking the country by storm with his serious “chopper style” music.   But he’s also getting respect for making the Forbes list as one of the highest-paid artists in all of hip-hop.  Most amazing is that he’s doing all of this with almost no radio play.  Here’s more about his background: Aaron Dontez Yates was born on November 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began rapping…