Daily Archive: September 30, 2013

    Woodrow Karey

    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 …

    Tigers October Outlook

    Tigers October Outlook

    After clinching the American League Central, the Tigers can now look towards the playoffs. They are currently one game back of the Oakland Athletics. Oakland will finish the season against Seattle while the Tigers will travel to Miami for the final three games. The Tigers need to gain two games if they want home field advantage. Oakland current…

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    House Votes 232-192 To Delay Obamacare For One Year

    In a move that surprised no one, House Republicans voted early Sunday morning to delay Obamacare for one year and repeal its tax on medical devices, reports CNN.com. The highly anticipated vote came after midnight. The House voted 232-192 to delay the Affordable Care Act, which is s …

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    NYC Bakery Fined $25,000 For Not Hiring Woman Because She’s Black

    Framboise Patisserie, a French bakery in Queens, N.Y., was fined $25,000 by the NYC Human Rights Commission for discriminating against employment applicant Jamilah DaCosta, 25, due to her race, reports the NY Daily News. DaCosta interviewed with Framboise Patisserie’s co-owner Patty Meimetea in October 2011 and was told she was unsuitable for …