Daily Archive: September 30, 2013

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    Steelers Legend L.C. Greenwood Dead At 67

    Iconic Pittsburg Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood, one of the superstar cogs in the “Steel Curtain” defense that catapulted the team to four Super Bowls in the ’70s has passed away at age 67. The cause of death was kidney failure, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. …

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    Louisiana Pastor Shot Dead in Front of Congregation During Church Service

    (AP) — A Louisiana pastor was fatally shot as he preached to a crowd of more than 60 during a revival service and a suspect has been arrested, law enforcement officials said Saturday. The shooting at about 8:20 p.m. Friday was at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kim …

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    Georgia Mother and Son Graduate Together With PhDs

    Vickie McBride gave birth to her son at the tender age of 13, but that did not deter her from earning her PhD – or stop her son from earning his, for that matter. Last August, Vickie and her son, Maurice, walked across the stage at a graduate ceremony in Minneapolis, and were handed their doctorate degrees from Capella University, WRDW-TV Augusta 12 reports. Given …

    Justice Dept To Sue N.C. Over Voter ID Laws

    Justice Dept To Sue N.C. Over Voter ID Laws

    The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that struck down the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act and freed southern states from strict federal …