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How To Begin Building Wealth From Where You Are At

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William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.”  The company is a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise. Patterson co-founded and co-authored the company and book with D….

Man With Knife in His Back Calmly Walks Into McDonald’s

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What would you do if you were at McDonald’s waiting on your quarter pounder with cheese and a man walked in with a knife stuck in his back? That’s exactly the situation some McDonald’s customers at a New York restaurant faced early Tuesday morning. Patrons at McDonald’s say that around 10am, a man walked in after having been stαbbed in the back. Customers who saw the knife still sticking from…

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Chicago Couple Faked Children’s Deaths to Withdraw From Compensation Program

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger A scheme to steal money from Chicago’s transportation authority resulted in a husband and wife being charged with numerous felony counts of fraud and identity theft, among other charges, a Chicago television station reports. The couple worked for Chicago Transit Authority while they stole from the agency’s deferred compensation program by submitting fake deαth certificates for their children and stealing coworkers’ identities, according to published…

Mother of Six Fearful of Letting Her Kids Play Outside After Receiving Chilling Letter

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger A terrified mother sought help from Gary, Ind. police and local media after she received a chilling letter that threatened two of her six kids, according to a report by The Root. Alfreda Murphy found a letter in her mailbox postmarked June 6 that contained only 60 words. “You have two lovely daughters,” the letter starts, referencing Murphy’s two oldest daughters. “I and my friend have…

New York Cabbie Defends His Right to Wear Nαzi Armband

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A suspended New York cab driver defended on Friday his right to wear a Nαzi arm band. The Tax and Limousine Commission took action against Gabriel Diaz after patrons complained about his swastika arm band. CBS 2 visited 26 year old Diaz at his home in the Bronx where he defended his actions. “I am. I’m a National Socialist – what you guys call a Nαzi. I am. I’m a…

‘NFL Today’ Fires Shannon Sharpe

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe has been replaced by future hall-of-fame tight end, Tony Gonzalez. Sharpe and Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino were dumped from their posts on NFL Today by CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus on Tuesday. Both had been fixtures on the Sunday morning pre-game show for several years. Gonzalez retired this year from football after setting most of the significant…

Man Punches Out a Clerk Because He was 41 Cents Short on the Price of his Cigar

Man Punches Out a Clerk Because He was 41 Cents Short on the Price of his Cigar

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BY: John “Hennry” Harris Police in Lakewood, CA are seeking help in looking for a male suspect, who punched a female Conoco gas station clerk in the face, reminiscent of a scene from the wildly popular video game Grand Theft Auto. The video, which has gone viral, shows the man becoming enraged while attempting to purchase a cigar that cost $1.41. The suspect only had one dollar. When told he…

Is Queen Latifah The New Oprah Winfrey?

Is Queen Latifah The New Oprah Winfrey?

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By: Madam Prezident Queen Latifah rocked the house with her New talk show premiere 9/18/13. The queen had her executive producer Will Smith on the show as a guest, along with the executive producer’s daughter Willow Smith, and John Travolta. She had over a million viewers tune in from ages 25-52.  Queen Latifah is a phenomenal talk show host, and she’s no stranger to the ‘talk show world’. I recall…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

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By: Madam Prezident Oprah Winfrey is a global icon. A friend and I had a conversation about Oprah’s move transition to the Oprah Winfrey Network.  He said, “Oprah’s rich, but this Network is coming out of her money, not anyone elses-so this network needs to be a hit for her.” I didn’t agree or disagree with him. However, I know that this Network for Oprah is just as important as…

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

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First Lady Michelle Obama has helped to break the mold by speaking up for the kids in neighborhoods where gun violence is prevalent.  The south side of Chicago is one of those areas, and it’s also where the first lady grew up.   She spoke with CBS this week about the violence situation after visiting  Harper High School students in April in the West Englewood neighborhood, which she said “has…

Bishop T.D. Jakes Heads To BET With New Talk Show, ‘Mind, Body & Soul’

Bishop T.D. Jakes Heads To BET With New Talk Show, ‘Mind, Body & Soul’

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Bishop T.D. Jakes is the host of a new talk show, slated to debut on BET this fall. The television program, which bears the name of the Dallas megachurch pastor is titled, T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul. The network recently announced the show, which they refer to as “better talk,” along with a couple of other originally scripted series that made the fall lineup.  A brief description of…

‘Judge Joe Brown’ Cancelled After 15 Seasons

‘Judge Joe Brown’ Cancelled After 15 Seasons

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CBS Television Distribution has brought down the gavel on “Judge Joe Brown (pictured),” the second highest-rated court show in television syndication that stars the no-nonsense ajudicator Joe Brown, reports the Huffington Post. Reportedly, the cancellation took place as a result of not being able to come to a happy medium over Brown’s $20-million annual salary, which CBS was looking to trim because of the show’s dip in ratings. Even though all…

Another Chicago Teen Killed Hours After Sister Attended Obama’s Speech

Another Chicago Teen Killed Hours After Sister Attended Obama’s Speech

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Another Chicago student shot and killed just hours after President Obama’s speech on gun violence, a speech her sister attended. 18-year-old Janay McFarlane was gunned down in suburban North Chicago, reports CBS-2′S Mike Puccinelli. “The next thing I knew I got a call and they said my baby was dead. And she was shot in the head,” said Angela Blakely, the victim’s mother. That was last night, and Angela Blakely’s…

Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Will Most Likely Include Resignation And Jail Time

Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Will Most Likely Include Resignation And Jail Time

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A resignation from Congress and jail time are reportedly part of a tentative plea deal U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is currently considering. CBS Chicago reported Saturday that veteran criminal defense attorney and former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb is negotiating a deal that tentatively includes the congressman pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds, resigning for health reasons, repaying any campaign contributions that went toward personal expenditures and — almost…

Martin Lawrence’s New Show Not Coming To CBS

Martin Lawrence’s New Show Not Coming To CBS

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Bad news for fans of Martin Lawrence waiting on the comedian’s TV return: CBS has decided to pass on an untitled pilot Lawrence was developing for the network, Deadline reports. The network had ordered a pilot of Lawrence’s project, a comedy about a single-dad, who at 46, loses his construction job and embarks on a new career as a police offer, in February. Former “Wonder Years” star Fred Savage had…