Daily Archive: April 22, 2013

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National

Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son

BEING INVESTIGATED–In this March 2, 2011 photo, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, left, and his son Mustapha Farrakhan, are seen during ceremonies honoring Virginia seniors, including Mustapha’s son, at an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) CHICAGO (AP) — A state law enforcement agency is investigating the son of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after a newspaper determined he is a part-time suburban police officer who uses an unmarked squad car to provide traffic control for his father, an official said Monday.

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Entertainment

Lauryn Hill tax evasion sentencing delayed

SENTENCING DELAYED–This April 15, 2011 photo shows singer Lauryn Hill performing during the 12th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Spencer Weiner, file) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge postponed Lauryn Hill’s tax evasion sentencing on Monday but not before scolding the eight-time Grammy-winning singer for reneging on a promise to make restitution by now.

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People

Televangelist Juanita Bynum arrested

JUANITA BYNUM (Real Times News Service)–Popular televangelist Juanita Bynum was arrested and spent the night in jail on a warrant charging that she failed to appear in court for a civil proceeding against her, reports DallasNews.com.

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Opinion

Think like a Democrat, act like a Republican

TALKING TOUGH–President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing at the White House in Washington, April 19, regarding the Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) by Daryl Gale One of the great things about working in a newsroom is the level of debate. There are discussions of news topics great and small – from eliminating poverty to illegal guns to Lil’ Wayne’s facial tattoos. Opinions fly, voice levels rise, but more often than not, logic and intelligent discourse rule the day.