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May 6, 2017

LISTEN: Arrest Warrant Issued for Roy Oliver (UCNN 05/06/17) 1. ABC News - An arrest warrant for murder has been issued for the former Balch Springs, Texas, police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, ABC News has confirmed. Roy Oliver was fired earlier this week, Balch Springs... Continue Reading →


LISTEN: House Approves Repeal and Replace Legislation (UCNN 05/05/17) 1. NYT - The House on Thursday narrowly approved legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, as Republicans recovered from their earlier failures and moved a step closer to delivering on their promise to... Continue Reading →

LISTEN: Donald Trump Signs Executive Order on Religious Liberties (UCNN 05/04/17) 1. Reuters - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order on religious liberties designed to ease a ban on political activity by churches and other tax-exempt institutions. The order also mandates regulatory relief to religious employers... Continue Reading →

Since They Can’t Get President Trump On Anything Else, Late Night Comedians Are Telling Crude Jokes

The ‘Real Time’ host cracked a joke Friday night about President Trump’s close relationship with his daughter that came off as hypocritical, to say the least. There is no line that Bill Maher won’t cross. It is part of what... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Bishop Paul Morton’s Son, Grammy Award-winning P.J. Morton, Makes Music and Opportunity In New Orleans;;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=13299960;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=fixedFOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social A musical native New Orleanian hit the big time on a national stage, and now he's bringing some of that magic back to his hometown. Grammy Award-winner P.J. Morton credits New... Continue Reading →

Jordan Edwards Laid to Rest as Family, Friends Remember 15-Year-Old’s ‘Humble and Loving Spirit’ In Spiritual Celebration at Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church

Jordan Edwards' "ginormous" smile, they said, could light up a room — even one as large as Friendship Baptist Church in Mesquite, where a community gathered to mourn a life just beginning to blossom. About 800 people packed the church... Continue Reading →

How Russell Wilson Is Reacting to his First Week of Fatherhood

Now that Russell Wilson is officially a dad, reports are surfacing about how the Seattle Seahawks quarterback is handling fatherhood. "He has been sending photos of his baby girl to all his close boys. He keeps gushing about her," a... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram Releases 82 Chibok Schoolgirls After Negotiations

Boko Haram militants have released dozens of schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday. A government minister, asking not to be named,... Continue Reading →

Always Dreaming Wins the 2017 Kentucky Derby After Dominating the Field Always Dreaming is your 143rd Kentucky Derby champion. He held off a late charge from Lookin At Lee, Battle of Midway and Classic Empire to claim the roses on Saturday by two-and-three-quarter lengths. Always Dreaming has now won three... Continue Reading →

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