Burt Reynolds Passes Away At Age 82

Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star of such films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen has died. He was 82. Reynolds, who received an Oscar nomination when he portrayed porn director Jack Horner in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and was the... Read More.

Nation’s Top Student Loan Official Resigns

The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday. Seth Frotman will be stepping down as student loan ombudsman at the end of the week. According to his resignation letter which was obtained by The Associated Press. He held that position since 2016, but has been with... Read More.

John McCain, War Hero, Senator, Presidential Contender, Dies at 81

John S. McCain, the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to pinnacles of power as a Republican congressman and senator from Arizona and a two-time contender for the presidency, died on Saturday at his home in Arizona. He was 81.

Louisiana Student Sent Home Due To Hairstyle

A video floating around Instagram is prompting outrage after a student in Gretna, Louisiana was sent home from school because of her hairstyle. The student has a simple, pulled back and age-appropriate braided hairstyle, but was sent home because the school deemed her style “un-natural.” School administrators said it’s school policy for students to have only... Read More.

Trump’s Former Campaign Chair Found Guilty

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was convicted on Tuesday in his financial fraud trial, bringing a dramatic end to a politically charged case that riveted the capital. The verdict was a victory for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, whose prosecutors introduced extensive evidence that Mr. Manafort... Read More.

Aretha Franklin Passes Away At Age 76

Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf... Read More.

Metrocenter Mall Will Cease Mall Operations As Of Wednesday

In January, mall management said that the mall was closing and tenants' leases were not being renewed. One of the final occupants, the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services will also be closing. Burlington and the section of the building that houses city offices are independently owned and will remain open. Paul... Read More.

Black Republican Backed By Trump Wins Victory In Michigan Senate Primary

Michigan businessman John James,a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall. James, a political newcomer, convincingly defeated buyout firm founder Sandy Pensler in the GOP primary. The two traded barbs over their business records, conservative... Read More.