Black News Hot off the Grio – 9/15/09

15 Sep
  • Craigslist prostitution bust caught on tape
    Craigslist prostitution bust caught on tape

    By theGrio

    12:40 PM on 09/15/2009

    VIDEO – Dozens of women have been busted by Florida authorities in a prostitution sting centered on Craigslist postings. The arrests were part of Operation Hot Date…

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  • City workers suspended for hanging nooses

    By theGrio via AP

    12:15 PM on 09/15/2009

    Three city employees in Springfield have been suspended for 60 days without pay for separate incidents in which nooses were hung at their workplaces.

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  • Condoleezza Rice joins exclusive, formerly white-only golf club
    Condoleezza Rice joins exclusive, formerly white-only golf club

    By theGrio via AP

    11:00 AM on 09/15/2009

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has joined two exclusive golf clubs in Alabama…

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  • Dr. King's children fight in court over parents' estates
    Dr. King’s children fight in court over parents’ estates

    By theGrio via AP

    5:30 PM on 09/14/2009

    ATLANTA (AP) — Two children of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. were back in court Monday in a wrangle with their brother over their parents’ estates…

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  • Obama calls for recovery and reform of financial sector
    Obama calls for recovery and reform of financial sector

    By theGrio

    2:38 PM on 09/14/2009

    VIDEO – A year after Lehman Brothers collapsed, starting the tsunami that crashed over the U.S. economy, President Obama is pushing for tougher financial regulation — and he’s doing it from Wall Street…

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  • Caught on tape: Customer pummels clerk over $20
    Caught on tape: Customer pummels clerk over $20

    By theGrio

    12:30 PM on 09/14/2009

    A Pennsylvania woman is asking for forgiveness after violently attacking a gas station clerk during an argument over a $20 bill.

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  • Oprah is still the queen of daytime, despite waning viewership
    Oprah is still the queen of daytime, despite waning viewership

    By theGrio via AP

    11:23 AM on 09/14/2009

    Winfrey is still the queen of daytime television, but the aura of invincibility is gone…

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  • Obama kickstarts his drive for regulatory reform on Wall Street
    Obama kickstarts his drive for regulatory reform on Wall Street

    By theGrio

    11:15 AM on 09/14/2009

    VIDEO – Not a single new law has been enacted to prevent a repeat, but the president will say the economy’s better off.

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