Daily Archives: August 7, 2013

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Obama ‘disappointed’ with Snowden asylum, says no domestic spying program in US


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Barack Obama made his first comments on Snowden asylum, saying he was “disappointed” that Moscow had given the leaker temporary refuge. The US President also touched on ‘gay propaganda’ laws in Russia during The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Continue reading

Hip-Hop Star To Be Highland Park’s First Lady

By: detroit.cbslocal.com

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One of the hip-hop scene’s most successful female rappers is settling down — at least part time — in metro Detroit.

Grammy-nominated west coast hip hop emcee, Yolanda Whittaker — also known as YoYo — will marry Highland Park Mayor DeAndre Windom in August. Continue reading

NBA player Royce White speaks on fight for workplace accommodations

by Tom Crann,

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — MPR News’ focus on mental health continues with a conversation with NBA player Royce White about fighting for accommodations in the workplace.

The anxiety disorder he deals with makes it difficult for White to travel by plane, among other things. That’s something professional athletes have to do a lot. Continue reading

Golden State Warriors San Francisco Arena Could Top $1 Billion


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The Golden State Warriors have dreams of moving from their current home, Oakland’s Oracle Arena, to a brand new arena in San Francisco. The proposed plans include a state-of-the-art arena on the San Francisco waterfront on top of Piers 30-32. The cost of the proposed construction continues to skyrocket. An opening in 2017 is currently the plan, and the budget is likely to jump above $1 billion. Continue reading