In this March 11, 2013 file photo, Bobby Ferguson, a friend of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, leaves federal court in Detroit. (AP Photo/The Detroit…
Daily Archive: October 11, 2013
Leontyne Price (Jack Mitchell Photo) by LZ Granderson (CNN) — In the third act of the opera “Aida,” there is an aria, “O Patria Mia,” that begins, “Oh, my country, I shall never see you again.” On January 3, 1985, after Leontyne Price sang those words, the audience at the Metropolitan Opera House stopped her with a four-minute ovation. Price first performed at the Met 24 years earlier, and this night, this performance would be her last on an opera stage.
July, 24, 2013 file photos provided by the U.S. Navy Football team, show Midshipman Eric Graham,left, and Midshipman Josh Tate. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy Football team, File) by Brian WitteAssociated Press Writer ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will face courts-martial in an alleged sexual assault at an off-campus party while a third will not, the academy’s superintendent decided on Thursday. All three midshipmen were former Navy football players.
Entertainer Chris Brown, recently revealed that he lost his virginity when he was 8 years old to a local girl who was 14 or 15. (CNN Photo) by Sarah LaTrent (CNN) – “Go back to sleep.” Groggy from a night of drinking, that’s precisely what James Landrith did. The next morning, Landrith – who was 19 at the time – woke up in a bed that he quickly realized was not his own. As his haze lifted, he recognized the woman who ordered him to sleep the night before as a friend of a friend.
RAYNARD JACKSON (NNPA)—As it is written, “there is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.”—Proverbs 14:12What an appropriate statement to describe the continued denigration of the moral fabric of American society. I am fed up with everyone trying to be accommodating of homosexuals when they refuse to reciprocate towards those who disagree with them. Let me explain.
MARC H. MORIAL (NNPA)—“Nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans will be able to get coverage for $100 or less.”—President Barack Obama We fought and won a battle three years ago to improve access to affordable health care for every American and finally it’s here. Last Tuesday, a key component of the Affordable Care Act took effect when the new Health Insurance Marketplace opened for business, allowing millions of Americans to shop for a variety of quality, affordable health plans that best meet their needs.
GREEN RIBBON DAY—Larimer community volunteers join elected officials for the ribbon cutting and opening of the Environment and Energy Community Outreach Center. (Photos by Gail Manker) Even as state Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Lawrenceville, was working to turn the former Connelly Trade School into a green technology innovation center in the Hill District, he was also looking at bringing green building practices—and related job training to the city’s East End. He found the perfect symbol for such a transformation at an abandoned BP gas station on Larimer Avenue, which reopened as the Environment and Energy Community Outreach Center in June.