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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 12/07/2012

For movies opening Dec.r 7, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Playing for Keeps" (PG-13 for profanity, sexual situations and an intense image) Romantic comedy revolving around a retired pro athlete (Gerard Butler) with a checkered past who's effort to woo back his ex-wife (Jessica Biel) by coaching their son's (Noah Lomax) soccer team goes awry when some of his players' moms start flirting with him. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman, Dennis Quaid and Judy Greer.

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What’s Happening Myron? Holiday events

The Holidays are a wonderful time of the year...even if they tend to start earlier and earlier each year. However, at least I did get a chance to get Thanksgiving out of the way before I got around to getting into Christmas.

As it gets deeper into the Holiday season, you might have felt the urge to participate in a few holiday festivities. Well, of course the "What's Happening Man" delivers once again. From shopping to helping the needy to downright partying until the break of dawn, I got you covered for your Holiday activities.

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‘Who Is Black in America?’

whoisblack-1Kam Williams: Hi Soledad, thanks for another interview.

Soledad O'Brien: Thank you, Kam.

KW: Let's talk about your upcoming special. Where did you come up with the idea for Who Is Black in America?

SO: We were thinking about universal themes for "Black in America" that really touch people, that really matter to people, and one of the themes that we kept coming up with was colorism, discrimination based on skin tone. It was fascinating to hear the conversations that were happening between people who were light-skinned, people who were dark-skinned, and people somewhere in between. Just the hurt, the pain and anger on all sides was very interesting.

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Bankruptcy: Chapter 11; Reorganization

Our month-long focus on bankruptcies concludes with a focus on the Chapter 11 version. The key word is reorganization. Under Chapter 11, the debtor – commonly referred to as the debtor in possession (DIP) – retains control of the business and the assets. Individuals with high levels of debt also may file under Chapter 11.

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Even church folk get confused about money

Dear Lucy: I went with my husband to pay his cell phone bill and while we were there the salesperson told him about a special offer. My husband decided to take advantage of it as a gift to me. I was excited about the gift. But, there was a glitch with the process and the total amount kept changing. My husband is very patient with this sort of stuff and can talk about money all day long. I absolutely hate conversations about money and got so irritated that I told him I didn't want the gift. I am always sabotaging myself like this. Help!

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