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  • Beth Shulman dies at 60; labor lawyer fought for low-wage workers

    Beth Shulman dies at 60; labor lawyer fought for low-wage workers
    Beth Shulman, a Washington, D.C., labor lawyer and author who championed the rights and welfare of low-wage earners, died Feb. 5 at Georgetown University Hospital. She was 60. Diagnosed last fall with a malignant brain tumor, she died of complications of...
  • Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound

    Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound
    Jim Dickinson, a piano player and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in a career that spanned more than four decades, died Saturday. He was 67. His wife, Mary Lindsay Dickinson, said he died in a Memphis, Tenn., hospital after three months of...
  • Lorraine Motel, April 4, 1968

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968. Within hours, Life magazine photographer Steve Schapiro was on that balcony and through the door of...
  • Unfinished business

    TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
  • A Look Around The Belt after Week 1

     
    Believe it or not, not everyone loves HBHD. But these Bulls fans at least posed with him at The Lodge during Saturday's Massacre In Lincoln. - Photo courtesy of Dirty Phil - To further avoid discussing FAU, which will......
  • South Carolina looked pretty good...

     
    Well, so much for South Carolina???s offense struggling to score points. After winning their first game 7-3, the Gamecocks seemed to have fixed their offense leading up to the Georgia game. 5px 0px;" /> Came down to the last play......
  • Obama target of skinhead death plot

     
    by Frank James (see end of post for 8:15 pm ET update) We don't know more than what the Associated Press and others are reporting about an alleged neo-Nazi skinhead plot fo kill Sen. Barack Obama and scores of everyday......
  • Skinhead plot against Obama charged

     
    From the Associated Press: WASHINGTON - Federal agents have broken up a plot to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and shoot or decapitate 102 black people in a Tennessee murder spree, the ATF said Monday. In court records...
  • James Lynch

    Coming to Q13 FOX News in October of 2005, James Lynch is a newcomer to the Pacific Northwest. As a child James use to watch the news with his father and decided early on that he wanted to be a television journalist. His role models were Max Robinson,...
  • Voodoo Music Experience

    Old names enliven new bill Type: FestivalFestival Links: Voodoo Music Experience After fears of floundering or totally folding, it's evident that New Orleans' Voodoo Music Experience is afloat, alive and kicking. With a flavorful bill of artists for...
  • 51st Annual Grammy Awards Wrap-Up

    LOS ANGELES -- If the apocalypse is here, we might as well enjoy it. Stomp down the doors of your comfort zone. Hook up with unlikely new friends. Get noisy. Have a party before the flames consume us all.    That seemed to be the prevailing attitude...
  • The Salvation Army Canteen Dispositions

    The Salvation Army has continued to serve in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Assumption, Plauquemines, St. Mary, and St. Martin Parishes. Around 36,000 meals were served to residents of Greater New Orleans area and south Louisiana on Friday...