Daily Archive: May 13, 2013

    Detroit: Emergency Manager Says Financial Crisis Worse than Expected

    Kevyn Orr, the man charged with bringing Detroit back to financial stability said he is surprised at the numbers that will be released on Monday when the Emergency Financial Manager discloses his operating financial plan to the state and the public. The plan is coming out barely two months after Orr took over at city hall to right the financial…

    Landmark Court Decision Gives NAACP Youth Reason to Run

    Details 13May2013 Written by Tri-State Defender NewsroomHits: 38 Members of the NAACP Youth Council held their 22th 5K Fund Run/Walk May 4 in Audubon Park amid 40-degree temperature. The 5K Fund Run/Walk was open to participants of all ages. The theme of the 5K Fund Run/Walk was “Run for Freedom,” which commemorated the …

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    19 Wounded at New Orleans Mother’s Day Parade

    Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19 people, police said. The FBI said the shooting appeared to be “street violence” and wasn’t linked to terrorism. Many of the victims were grazed and most of the wounds weren’t life-threatening, according t …

    Richard Pryor biopic to debut

    In the world of comedy it would be difficult, if not impossible, to name anyone who broke down more boundaries —and influenced more younger comedians — than Richard Pryor.In addition to the raw language (he later renounced using the word “nigger” following a trip to Africa), no aspect of Pryor’s often turbulent private life was off limits….

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    Tiger Woods Wins Players Championship; 78th Title of His Career

    Tiger Woods won the 40th edition of the Players Championship on Sunday, marking his 4th title of the year and the 78th title of his career. Woods is the 6th player to win more than once, joining Hal Sutton, Fred Couples, Steve Elkington, Davis Love III and Jack Nicklaus. On the 7th hole at TPC Sawgrass, Woods was tied with Segio Garcia w …