Daily Archive: May 2, 2013

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Sports

Black jockey eyes top prize at Kentucky Derby

Jockey Kevin Krigger talks about his Kentucky Derby mount, Goldencents, outside Barn 45 at Churchill Downs, Sunday, April 28, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones) Goldencents, Kevin Krigger up, races to win the Grade I $750,000 Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo, File) by Zachary Lester (NNPA)–Kevin Krigger always wanted to be a jockey.

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Entertainment

Overdose suspected in death of Kris Kross rapper

In this Feb. 23, 2013 photo, Chris Kelly of Kris Kross performs on stage at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta during the So So Def 20th Anniversary Concert. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jonathan Phillips) by Oscar Wells Gabriel II ATLANTA (AP) — The mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report.

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National

Juror: Landmark EEOC verdict in Iowa sends message

Preston Pate, Ronnie Lashley and Willie Levi were among the Henry’s Turkey Service workers taken to a hotel in Muscatine after their bunkhouse in Atalissa was shut down in February 2009. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, File) by Ryan J. Foley Associated Press Writer IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A juror says she wanted to send a message by supporting a historic $240 million verdict for 32 mentally disabled men who faced decades of abuse by a Texas company: Never again.

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Business

Inside Beyonce's business empire: How she became a global brand

Beyonce performs on stage during her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2013, April 29, at the o2 Arena in London, UK. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images) by Catriona Davies (CNN) — With 17 Grammy awards, $75 million in world record sales and a fourth world tour underway, Beyonce is one of the world’s biggest names in show business.