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Tuesday Open Thread | Music of the 1980’s

The Top 10 Billboard Singles from the 1980’s. Today – 1981 Position Artist Song Title 1 Kim Carnes —- Bette Davis Eyes 2 Diana Ross and Lionel Richie —- Endless Love 3 Kenny Rogers —- Lady 4 John Lennon —- … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Music of the 1980’s

We will spend this week with the Top 10 Billboard Singles from the 1980’s. Today – 1980 Position Artist Song Title 1 Blondie —-Call Me 2 Pink Floyd —* Another Brick In The Wall 3 Olivia Newton-John — Magic 4 … Continue reading

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Happy 17th Birthday to Malia Ann Obama!!

Today is the 17th Birthday of the President’s Eldest Daughter – Malia Ann Obama. Happy Birthday to someone who is blossoming into a beautiful young woman right before our eyes.

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Misty Copeland Becomes First African-American Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theater

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater Charlotte Alter @charlottealter 1:03 PM ET Updated: 1:49 PM ET First black woman promoted to principal dancer in company’s 75-year history The American Ballet Theater has promoted Misty Copeland … Continue reading

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Video | State Senator Clementa C. Pinckney Lies in State & Memorial

The Reverend Honorable Clementa C. Pinckney was born July 30, 1973 the son of Mr. John Pinckney and the late Theopia Stevenson Pinckney of Ridgeland, South Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Jasper County. He is a … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. Hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Happy Father’s Day to all men holding it down. We luv you.

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. Hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Jun 19, 2015 This week was Maker Week and Pollinator Week! The President was a busy bee himself. He stopped by a Congressional baseball game and a … Continue reading

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