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‘Exclusively for white people’ stickers put on Austin stores

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows,...

Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

ESPN ‘First Take’ host says it would send strong message to GOP ESPN host Stephen A. Smith...

Suspect in Ferguson, Missouri shooting of police bruised: lawyer says

A lawyer for the man accused of wounding two policemen during a protest rally outside the Ferguson,...

Missouri lieutenant governor: ‘There is more racism in the Justice Department’ than in the St. Louis area

Missouri’s lieutenant governor lashed out at the Justice Department on Monday, accusing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder...

Grisly police photos from Ferguson shooting spark emotional response

Bloody crime scene photos released after the shooting of two police officers at a Ferguson protest on...

Texas severs group’s 110-year management of Alamo

Texas is taking over management of the Alamo, ending the Daughters of the Texas Republic’s 110-year management...

‘Exclusively for white people’ stickers put on Austin stores

‘Exclusively for white people’ stickers put on Austin stores

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows, sparking an investigation into their origin and condemnation from the mayor.

Mayor Steve Adler said the stickers discovered Wednesday morning were “an appalling and offensive display of ignorance in our city.”

The stickers also say “Maximum of 5 colored customers / colored BOH staff accepted,” apparently referring to the “back of house” operations at a restaurant. They featured a city of …

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Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

ESPN ‘First Take’ host says it would send strong message to GOP
ESPN host Stephen A. Smith says that if every African-American voted Republican for one election, it would send a strong message to the GOP that their vote is important.

“What I dream is that for one election, just one, every black person in America vote Republican,” Smith said Tuesday during an appearance at Vanderbilt University, …

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Race struggle gets personal on new Kendrick Lamar album

Race struggle gets personal on new Kendrick Lamar album

Near the end of Kendrick Lamar’s intense new album, the voice of rap legend Tupac Shakur rises from his grave to warn, “In this country a black man only have like five years (to) exhibit maximum strength.

“Once you turn 30, it’s like they take the heart and soul out of a man — out of a black man — in this country,” says the late rap prophet, who was speaking in 1994 to a Swedish journalist but re-emerges …

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Jamaica moving to reclaim global dominance in reggae

Jamaica moving to reclaim global dominance in reggae

For decades, the sound of Jamaica has been reggae, the infectious, uniquely syncopated music that transformed the small Caribbean island into a cultural powerhouse.

But the genre’s success has taken it far beyond its roots, and now many in Jamaica worry that reggae-lovers abroad are forgetting the motherland where it was born.

“Reggae was given to the world by Jamaica so nobody can or ever should discourage anyone overseas from making this music. But we think there should be acknowledgment …

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IRS warns of tax scams involving health care law

IRS warns of tax scams involving health care law

Unscrupulous tax preparers are using President Barack Obama’s health care law as a ploy to pocket bogus fines from unsuspecting taxpayers, including some immigrants not bound by the law’s requirements, the IRS warned Friday.

In an advisory, the tax agency said consumers can be sure something is wrong when a tax preparer says they collect the health law fines that may be due the government. The law requires virtually everybody in the country to have coverage …

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Texas hospital disputes some claims made in nurse’s Ebola lawsuit

Texas hospital disputes some claims made in nurse’s Ebola lawsuit

A Texas hospital group on Wednesday said it disputes some claims made by nurse Nina Pham, the first person infected with Ebola in the United States who this week sued it for failing to prevent her from contracting the virus and then invading her privacy.

Texas Health Resources Chief Executive Barclay Berdan said the hospital complied with government privacy regulations to determine what information to share publicly about Pham’s condition and Pham consented to its release, a hospital group …

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Arnie’s tourney a new wrinkle for McIlroy going to Masters

Arnie’s tourney a new wrinkle for McIlroy going to Masters

McIlroy makes his debut in the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Thursday, his final tournament before he tries to complete the career Grand Slam and win a third straight major at Augusta National in three weeks.

He began playing the Masters in 2009, and this is the fourth pre-Augusta schedule he has tried.

“I thought I’d just mix it up a little bit this year,” McIlroy said Wednesday. “Play here and then I’ll have a couple weeks off to get ready …

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Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

ESPN ‘First Take’ host says it would send strong message to GOP
ESPN host Stephen A. Smith says that if every African-American voted Republican for one election, it would send a strong message to the GOP that their vote is important.

“What I dream is that for one election, just one, every black person in America vote Republican,” Smith said Tuesday during an appearance at Vanderbilt University, …

March 20, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Reviews

2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

It’s already been 25 years since Buick’s last convertible, the hand-crafted Buick Reatta, aimed to be the long-aspiring GM premium brand’s...

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2015 Toyota Camry

2015 Toyota Camry

The 2015 Toyota Camry has been given a very extensive refresh, just three model years after the debut of the current...

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2015 Acura ILX

2015 Acura ILX

With many luxury brands now dipping into the accessible end of the entry-level premium market, can Acura compete with a vehicle...

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Other News

Arnie’s tourney a new wrinkle for McIlroy going to Masters

McIlroy makes his debut in the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Thursday, his final tournament before...

Mar 20, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

‘Exclusively for white people’ stickers put on Austin stores

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on...

Mar 20, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Stephen A. Smith: ‘What I dream is that for one election … every black person in America vote Republican’

ESPN ‘First Take’ host says it would send strong message to GOP ESPN host Stephen...

Mar 20, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Suspect in Ferguson, Missouri shooting of police bruised: lawyer says

A lawyer for the man accused of wounding two policemen during a protest rally outside...

Mar 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

After dropping Tiger Woods, EA signs Rory McIlroy ss PGA Tour cover star

After parting ways with Tiger Woods in 2013, Electronic Arts on Monday announced a new...

Mar 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Texan sign Wilfork

The Houston Texans improved on both sides of the ball by agreeing to deals with...

Mar 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

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