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In wake of tragedy shootings, Kansas City Chiefs prevail

In wake of tragedy shootings, Kansas City Chiefs prevail

With the murder-suicide of Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, casting a pall over Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, the Chiefs played thir best game of the year, defeating the Carolina Panthers 27-21.

On Saturday morning, according to the Daily News, the troubled linebacker reportedly shot Perkins at their home in front of his mother, who was visiting from Long Island, N.Y., to see their 3-month-old daughter, Zoey Michelle. He then drove to the Chiefs'Arrowhead stadium, where he took his own life as his coach watched helplessly.

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Kid Rock: Obama and I have ‘no hard feelings’

Kid Rock: Obama and I have ‘no hard feelings’

Washington – Musician Kid Rock, who was a celebrity surrogate for Mitt Romney, said President Barack Obama wasted no time in jokingly acknowledging their campaign rivalry Sunday.

"It was nice. I saw the president tonight. He said, 'I'm still here.' I said, 'No hard feelings,'" Rock said, laughing.

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  • Written by Ashley Killough
  • Category: News

8 healthy ways to boost energy

As our energy levels decrease because of our overstressed lifestyles, many people look for a quick fix to combat fatigue.

Energy drinks mask the symptoms of fatigue and dehydrate the body. The majority of energy drinks contain excess sugar, high levels of caffeine and other stimulants.

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  • Written by Tiffany Barrett
  • Category: News

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress

In a letter that was obtained by Real Times Media, amidst legal problems and health concerns Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. sends a statement to the Speaker of the House announcing his resignation effective today (Nov. 21).

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  • Written by Real Times News Service
  • Category: News

Income inequality grows in U.S.

The threat of an impending fiscal cliff has sparked intense conversations about whether upper income citizens are paying their fair share of taxes. But equally important – and perhaps more important in the long term – is the issue of income inequality.

A new report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute, two Washington-based think tanks, documents the growing gap between rich and poor as well as the rich and middle-class families. That pattern holds true both nationally and at the state level.

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  • Written by George Curry
  • Category: News

Obama open to fiscal deal with GOP

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened the door to compromise regarding the impending fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cuts.

In his first full-blown news conference at the White House since March 6, the president said he was encouraged by recent comments from members of the Republican Party surrounding the need for more revenue from the wealthiest Americans as part of a plan to reduce the deficit.

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  • Written by CNN
  • Category: News

Barbour: GOP needs a ‘proctology exam’

While Republicans continue to soul search after their party's loss in the presidential election, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour injected a new term Wednesday to describe the GOP's introspection.

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  • Written by Ashley Killough
  • Category: News

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