Kansas City third-grader uses bakery profits to pay off student lunch debts
Jun03

Kansas City third-grader uses bakery profits to pay off student lunch debts

A 9-year-old created a bakery (legit, she’s the youngest person ever to get a Kansas City food handler’s license) and she uses the money to pay off lunch debt (why is this a thing) for her fellow students.

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Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for office in Miami.
May30

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for office in Miami.

  Sybrina Fulton has spent the better part of the last seven years advocating for an end to gun violence and promoting social justice. She has appeared on network TV, co-written a book and helped form a non-profit organization — the Trayvon Martin Foundation — named in her son’s memory and based in his hometown of Miami Gardens. Now she’s challenging the city’s mayor for a seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission.“Since 2012, I...

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Cedar Point Offers “Michigander Only Deal” for $39.99
May30

Cedar Point Offers “Michigander Only Deal” for $39.99

Who doesn’t love a great deal? Especially for the summer! Cedar Point is currently offering a deal for Michigan residents only. The Michiganders-only deal consists of admission into the park, parking and all the pop you can drink for $39.99 (plus applicable taxes fees). That’s a savings of around $65 for one person. The gate price for a single ticket is $73. Parking is $20 and the soda package is $13. The deal runs through Labor...

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Amazon now selling houses!
May30

Amazon now selling houses!

According to MSN.COM, prefabricated and modular housing — homes that are built in factories — is having its moment. From 2013 to 2018, industry revenue grew by an annualized 8.6% to nearly $10.5 billion, including growth of 4.1% in 2018 alone, according to research firm IBISWorld. These homes have even hit Amazon and apparently are selling out. Indeed, multiple news outlets like real estate sites Curbed and The Real Deal reported that...

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Alabama Public Television refuses to air ‘Arthur’ episode with gay wedding
May21

Alabama Public Television refuses to air ‘Arthur’ episode with gay wedding

Alabama Public Television chose not to air PBS’ recent “Arthur” episode that featured a same-sex marriage. During the animated series’ 22nd season premiere, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” Arthur’s third-grade teacher, Mr. Ratburn, marries Patrick, a chocolatier, at a wedding attended by his students Arthur, Francine, Buster and Muffy. It aired May 13. Mike McKenzie, director of...

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Morehouse Commencement Speaker To Pay Off Class of 2019’s Student Loans
May20

Morehouse Commencement Speaker To Pay Off Class of 2019’s Student Loans

Morehouse commencement speaker Robert F. Smith to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans. The gift has been estimated at $40 million!

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