Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned For Life For Racist Comments

Posted by Associated Press on April 29, 2014

Sterling with former girlfriend V. Stiviano

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

Commissioner Adam Silver said he will try to force the controversial owner to sell his franchise. Sterling has also been fined $2.5 million, and Silver …

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Tornadoes Cut a Swath Through the South

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 29, 2014

Vicious tornadoes continue to ravage the South killing 12 so far.  Other parts of the country could be affected by the violent weather but people are stepping in to help. Mississippi and Alabama will get the brunt of the severe weather activity today. People everywhere need help  one group formed in 2011 called operation BBQ they go to these devastated areas …

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Six Hurt, Suspect Dead in Shooting at Georgia FedEx Facility

Posted by Associated Press on April 29, 2014

KENNESAW, Ga. – Police say at least six people are injured after a shooter opened fire at a FedEx center north of Atlanta.

Cobb County police spokesman Michael Bowman says an active shooter was reported early Tuesday at the FedEx package sorting facility in Kennesaw. He says police have surrounded the building and are working to clear it. He calls the …

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NBA Probing Alleged Recording of Clippers Owner

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 27, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

Everybody except for the embattled Clippers owner, who has a decades-long history of …

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Thousands Run First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Posted by Associated Press on April 21, 2014

Runners in the first wave of 9,000 cross the start line of the 118th Boston Marathon

BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a “Boston Strong” show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of …

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