meadowlark lemon passed sunday at age 83

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  Ex-Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Dies By john marshall, ap sports writer NY Daily News/Getty Images Meadowlark Lemon, left, teases #33 Bob Godsey of the Washington Generals on Feb. 15, 1975. 6K Shares Email Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions… Read more »

Holiday Food/Product/Service Giveaways

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On Thursday November 19th there will be a truck located with Thanksgiving baskets for the community at the Walgreens parking lot on Hampton and Hopkins. This give a way will start at 8:00AM. _____________________________________________ Free Blankets for Babies This thanksgiving season the Owners of Discount Dollar located at 7835 West Burleigh want to make sure… Read more »

Missouri football players show the power of unity through boycott

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Nathan Fenno Contact Reporter Los Angeles Times Until the late-night tweet over the weekend announcing a boycott by dozens of University of Missouri football players, efforts to oust President Tim Wolfe because of racial tension at the campus in Columbia, Mo., received scant attention. The unusual pledge by the football players to skip all team… Read more »

House elects Paul Ryan as the next speaker

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October 29, 2015, by Eryn Taylor and CBS News Wire, WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday morning elected Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, as the next speaker of the House. Ryan, 45, who was nominated by Republicans a day earlier, received 236 votes on the floor. The nine-term congressman needed 218 votes to win the election…. Read more »

Biden Won’t Seek Democratic Nomination, Clearing Clinton’s Path

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Bloomberg – By Margaret Talev Vice President Joe Biden won’t seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, ending months of deliberation and speculation and clearing the path for Hillary Clinton. The long process of grieving over the death of his son Beau has closed the window on any chance of mounting a presidential campaign, Biden… Read more »

Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 7

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ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20, authorities said. The shooting happened at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland. The local fire district advised people via Twitter to stay away from the school. State police… Read more »

Three-time NBA MVP Moses Malone dies at age 60

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Three-time NBA MVP and Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone died Sunday in Norfolk, Virginia, at the age of 60. The Virginia medical examiner’s office said Monday that Malone died of natural causes, listing the cause of death as hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Det. Jeffrey Scott of the Norfolk Police Department confirmed that Malone… Read more »