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Trump Says Second Stimulus Package Is In Talks

Trump Says Second Stimulus Package Is In Talks

photo credit: ungvar // Shutterstock In the words of Donald Trump, “We are working on another stimulus package, and that will take place … very soon.” The exact amount of the second stimulus check is currently being negotiated by Trump’s administration and Congress. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said a second round of stimulus payments will likely target…read more »

Russell Westbrook Tests Positive For COVID-19

Russell Westbrook Tests Positive For COVID-19

photo credit: Russell Westbrook announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He says he is feeling fine as he currently quarantines and looks forward to joining his teammates once cleared. NBA teams are currently in Florida inside what is being called, the Orlando bubble. The NBA restart is set to happen in…read more »

Naya Rivera Body Found

Naya Rivera Body Found

photo credit:  DFree // Shutterstock The body of “Glee” star, Naya Rivera has been found after the days long search that began last week when she went missing. Rivera had rented a boat for her and her 4-year-old son on Wednesday. Her son Josey was found in the boat alone, telling authorities that him and his mother…read more »

21 Savage Launches Financial Literacy Program for the Youth

21 Savage Launches Financial Literacy Program for the Youth

photo credit:  lev radin // Shutterstock Rapper 21 Savage is embarking on a journey to teach the youth financial literacy with his foundation,”Leading by Example” partnered with Chime. 21 Savage’s Bank Account will link up with the mobile banking service to offer free online resources for the youth to make and save money. The have also partnered…read more »

Celebrating National CROWN Day

Celebrating National CROWN Day

photo credit: Michae Allen // Shutterstock July 3rd has become National CROWN Day across the country, “a day of solidarity for the human rights of Black women, men, and children to wear their natural hair boldly, and proudly, without the fear of being discriminated against in school or the workplace,” as it reads on The Crown Act…read more »

Derek Chauvin Trial Set for 2021

Derek Chauvin Trial Set for 2021

photo credit: Tverdokhlib // Shutterstock The trial for Derek Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, has been set for March 8th, 2021. The location of the case has not yet been determine, though it has been mentioned that it may be moved to a different city. A jury will be selected around…read more »

Fourth of July Activities Still Happening in Some Cities

Fourth of July Activities Still Happening in Some Cities

photo credit: katjen // Shutterstock With COVID-19, many things have been cancelled, making it hard to see fireworks on this fourth of July. However, a few cities are still keeping the festivities going. Atlantic Beach – 9:00 p.m. Atlantic Beach Circle. Encouraged to view fireworks from their homes, boats, or vehicles. Beaufort – 9:00 p.m. Encouraged to watch from…read more »

Cam Newton Becomes A New England Patriot

Cam Newton Becomes A New England Patriot

photo credit: Tinseltown // Shutterstock Cam is saying Goodbye to North Carolina and Hello to New England. Cam just signed a 1-year deal with the Patriots for more than $1 million, which is the league’s minimum. He could reportedly earn up to $7.5 million in incentive, according to the NFL Network. This will be Cam’s first chance…read more »

Gov. Roy Cooper Signs Bill To Give Teachers $350 Bonus

Gov. Roy Cooper Signs Bill To Give Teachers $350 Bonus

photo credit: Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a law that will give a one-time bonus of $350 to teachers K-12 and instructional support personnel by October. The bonus would come along with their usual experience-based raises. Democrats wanted the bonuses to be $1,250 for teachers and $1000 for non-instructional employees, but Cooper…read more »

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