Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

Video | President Obama’s 2013 State of The Union Address

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight at 8pm EST/7 p.m. CT. Watch live coverage here, C-Span, CNN, & MSNBC. Updated Excerpts .

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Breaking News: Christopher Dorner engaged in shootout with authorities

LOS ANGELES — Law enforcement officers have engaged in a gun battle in the mountains of California with a person believed to be a former Los Angeles police officer. The noise of the gunbattle was broadcast by KCAL-TV, whose reporter … Continue reading

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James Cooper: “I Fit The Description”

My name is James Cooper aka (Coop), last week I was driving down MacArthur at 12 midnight to pick up my brother-in law from work, as I passed a police car traveling in the opposite direction, he suddenly made a … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Tuesday Open Thread

Happy Tuesday, Everyone! Tonight, President Obama gives his first State of the Union address for his last term in office. Here’s a look back at the president’s State of the Union addresses since taking office in 2009, plus the famous … Continue reading

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African American History | Tyra Banks | First African-American model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Tyra Lynne Banks  (born December 4, 1973) is a former American model, author, actress, and television personality.[4][5][6] She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and working for Victoria’s Secret … Continue reading

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