“They Got Away!” Proclaims Federal Officials
Posted on : 06-16-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Richard Matt and David Sweat are still at large and federal and New York state officials have no idea where to look for them. Escaped Murders Still Remain At Large It has been almost two weeks since the men successfully broke out of a federal prison located in upstate New York with the help of a prison worker, Joyce Mitchell. Mitchell has been arrested and arraigned for aiding the two escape but officials are still perplexed as to how the two have been able to avoid their dragnet for so…
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Rachel Dolezal to Matt Lauer: “I Identify as Black”
Posted on : 06-16-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal has been making headlines for the past week, causing quite a stir across the nation over race. She was the feature interview on the Today show this morning, telling Matt Lauer "I identify as black". According to NJBIZ, Ms. Dolezal resigned from her position as president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP on Monday, as a response to the uproar caused by her Caucasian parents' interview last week. Here is a recap of the events of the past week: June 12th: Lawrence and…
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Homeless Man Finds $2,000 And Turns It Into Police
Posted on : 06-16-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
It is amazing when human beings can show some true kindness and compassion for their fellow man. This is especially true when the people displaying these actions also have almost no money to their name. According to an article found on reddit and written by the Times Colonist, a homeless man in his 60's found a bag of money with over $,2000 in it and decided to turn it into police. Crunchbase suggested that Sam Tabar knows not many people out there would just willingly give up so much cash,…
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Brooklyn Deli Gentrifies Prices in Response to Rent Hike
Posted on : 06-15-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Jesse's Deli, a Brooklyn Bodega, has responded to a hike in their rent by gentrifying their prices. The campaign, which included posters hanging in the window of the deli, showed what each item within the store would cost if the deli owner decided to up the prices at the same rate as their landlord. According to official reports, Jesse's deli occupied a store front in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn for five years. The deli originally paid $4,000 per month in rent, but its landlord recently increased the rent…
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Skout Founders Continue To Innovate
Posted on : 06-12-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Just when you thought they had done everything that they could possibly do in the creative realm, they do it again. The makers of the very popular Skout app have now unveiled another app which may begin to gain in popularity in much the same way. This app is one known as Fuse, and the purpose behind Fuse is to allow people to send quick messages to one another that disappear quickly after they are sent. You might wonder what the point of having disappearing messages is, but really it…
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