Archive for August 16th, 2009

Usain Bolt Shatters his Own 2009 Beijing Olympics Record, Clocks 9.58 in 100M at IAAF World Championships to Beat Tyson Gay (VIDEO)

UPDATE After a phenomenal year, Usain Bolt has pulled out of the Daegu Pre-Championship Meeting in South Korea this month citing fatigue, organisers say. His withdrawal means he is also likely to miss the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix which takes place five days earlier. “Bolt’s agent on Wednesday informed us […]

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Thomas Murphy, Sprint Executive, Killed in Freak Accident, As Boulder Fell Off Colorado Mountain and Hits Him

Thomas Murphy, Sprint Executive, Killed in Freak Accident, As Boulder Fell Off Colorado Mountain and Hits Him

Thomas Murphy, an executive at Sprint, lost his life in a freak accident last Friday night when a boulder fell off a Colorado mountain and landed on his SUV. Mr. Murphy, 45, and his family had just finished their vacation and were en route to their Kansas City home. According […]

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High-Achieving Black Women Find Marriage Elusive, Many Remain Childless, According to New Research

High-Achieving Black Women Find Marriage Elusive, Many Remain Childless, According to New Research

I came across this article on MSNBC’s website last week and it piqued my interest. High achieving, educated black women find marriage and a family elusive, according to a recent study presented at the American Sociological Society’s annual meeting. It seems that First Lady Michelle Obama — lawyer, married to […]

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Rachel Maddow Battles Dick Armey in Her First Debut on Sunday’s "Meet the Press"

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Rachel Maddow appeared on “Meet the Press” for the first time on Sunday, August 16th and was spectacular. On a panel with former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas), and Sen. […]

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City of Gary, Ind. Paid $5,000 in Airfare for Joe Jackson, Seven Others to Attend Tribute for the Late Michael Jackson

City of Gary, Ind. Paid $5,000 in Airfare for Joe Jackson, Seven Others to Attend Tribute for the Late Michael Jackson

Gary, Indiana Mayor Rudy Clay and Joe Jackson(Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images) Once again, Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson, has shown that he has no class. Rudy Clay, the mayor of Gary, Indiana, said his cash-strapped city paid $5,000 to fly Joe Jackson and seven other people […]

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Zach Lahn, Political Science Student, Challenges President Obama to "Oxford Style" Debate at Colorado Health Care Reform Town Hall

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I found President Barack Obama to be in his element during his health care town hall in Grand Junction, Colorado, this evening. His performance was solid and, though it may not allay all the fears of many Americans, […]

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Dyron L. Hart Pleads Guilty to Posing as a White Supremacist to Send Death Threats by Facebook

Dyron L. Hart, an African American, should be sentenced to the maximum time in prison as allowed by the law for posing as a white supremacist in order to send a death threat across state lines by Facebook. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Hart, 20, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal […]

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