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Articles from the December 13, 2018 edition


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  • "There Are No Black Women In His Life"

    Dec 13, 2018

    One of hip hop's living legends and now gospel artist Snoop Dogg appeared on Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" over a week ago to promote his game show on TBS called "The Joker's Wild." While there, the 46-year-old shared a Tupac story that gave me all the feels. He said that the late "I Get Around" rapper was responsible for him marrying his wife, Shante, and because of his advice, he grew to understand the value of a woman, specifically a black woman's, love. So, when Snoop was also asked...

  • Want to be healthy over the holidays?

    Dec 13, 2018

    Putting away the smartphone, iPad and other device may be the first step to enjoying a healthier lifestyle during the holidays, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a member of the Global Health Institute at Ball State University and a physiology and health science professor. His study found that excessive technology use and professional stress were predictors for lack of adequate physical activity and a decline in healthy eating. "The increasing use of electronic media has an influence on the time spent...

  • ROGUE STATE LEGISLATORS AND THE THEFT OF DEMOCRACY!

    Rev. Wendell Anthony, NAACP President - Detroit Chapter|Dec 13, 2018

    One has to wonder whether or not we actually had midterm elections in 2018. The recent actions by Republican led state legislatures in Michigan and Wisconsin, and election controversy in North Carolina raise serious questions about maintaining the integrity of our electoral process. The actions now taken to undercut the election in the state of Michigan by the Republican dominated state legislature is more crooked than the great train robberies committed by Jesse and Frank James in the Missouri...

  • Winter is Coming-Is Your Car Ready?

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Dec 13, 2018

    It is now December and most people know it is a good idea to prepare their homes and even their wardrobes for the onslaught of winter. But not everyone gives the same forethought to their car or truck. But in fact, preparing your car now for winter driving can be essential to the life of your vehicle. Icy winters in the Midwest call for plenty of salt on the roads. While it is a necessity for safety, road salt can contribute to rust and corrosion to your vehicle's exterior. Before the snow...

  • Holiday Fire Safety and Prevention Ought to be Everyone's Concern

    Renee Summers|Dec 13, 2018

    Holiday time means holiday lights, pretty candles and more activity in the kitchen than usual. These can also mean greater risk for fire. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that one out of every four home fires involving a Christmas tree is caused by electrical problems, usually from a damaged cord. Garden City Fire Marshal Brian Finneren agrees. Finneren says either using a damaged string of lights or overloading the wall plug are the main causes of electrical related Christma...

  • The War on Christmas, 2018

    James Abeare|Dec 13, 2018

    This politically correct stuff is getting out of hand this holiday season. Oops better say Christmas season or the extreme Right will be upset. The P.C. forces and some on the Left are trying to squeeze the enjoyment out of Christmas’s traditions. The newset examples this year are: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving being declared racist. Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer being about bullying, sexist and homophobic. The song “Baby it’s Cold Outside” being about rape and offending women. And candy canes b...