VIA: Archaeologists in Israel say they have discovered the remains of a home from the time of Jesus in the heart of Nazareth. The Israeli Antiquities Authority said the find “sheds light on the way of life at the time of Jesus” in the Jewish settlement of Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus grew up. […]


VIA: Health care reform moved a major step closer to reality Monday when the Senate voted before dawn to overcome a Republican filibuster against a sweeping $871 billion health care bill. The procedural vote virtually ensures the bill’s final approval by the chamber later this week. It would then be merged with the $1 […]

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VIA: Marva Kenny may be Greenbriar Mall’s greatest booster. She had the funeral procession of her husband, John, the mall’s maintenance chief, pass through Greenbriar’s parking lot. “The mall is part of my family,” she said. So she is apologetic when speaking about the 44-year-old Greenbriar, one of the city’s first enclosed malls. “When […]


Actress Alaina Reed Hall-Amini, most noted for her portrayal of Rose Holloway on the 80’s NBC sitcom 227 and as Olivia on Sesame Street passed away on Thursday, December 17th after a battle with breast cancer at the age of 63. Born in Springfield, Ohio, Hall-Amini began her career in Broadway and off-Broadway productions. She […]


5 breaded chicken patties 2 pounds & 8 ounces canned tomatoes, Italian style 5 ounces onion 2 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon & 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 1/2 cloves garlic 7 1/2 ounces pasta 5 side salads Directions 1. Turn oven on to 400 degrees. Place chicken patty on a baking sheet and […]


VIA: Pegasus News Award-winning gospel choir God’s Property reunited Saturday night for a very special performance that included a surprising appearance from former bandleader, Kirk Franklin. In 1997, Franklin received a Grammy for the album, Whatcha Lookin 4, recorded with God’s Property (known as “The Family” at the time). In 1998, God’s Property sued their […]


As we previously reported, Beyonce’s mother filed for divorce from her dad Mathew Knowles. Well Tina Knowles has released the following statement confirming the divorce: The decision to end our marriage is an amicable one. We remain friends, parents, and business partners. If anyone is expecting an ugly messy fight, they will be sadly disappointed. […]


] Comedian/actor Sinbad is in a little bit of trouble with the Internal Revenue Service. How much trouble? $8.15 million in trouble, according to the Detroit News. The US Attorney General wants the comedian’s house sold to help satisfy the debt. On December 10th, an assistant US Attorney asked a federal judge to foreclose on […]

Music, National, Photos

VIA: Following the biggest first week sales of his career with the recent release of his sophomore solo CD The Law of Confession, Part 1 (Quiet Water/Zomba Gospel) (the project debuted at #2 on Billboard magazine’s gospel album sales chart, at #71 on the Billboard Hot 100 Albums chart and at #1 on the […]

Music, National

VIA: After stirring souls with the hit single “I Trust You,” James Fortune & FIYA are back with their third CD offering “Encore”. Led by “Encore,” the first single and title track,” the disc is due in stores January 26. Featuring production from Terence Vaughn, James Fortune, and Ay’Ron Lewis, “Encore” is due to […]


VIA: Brittany Murphy died of cardiac arrest early Sunday morning, after her mother had found her unconscious in the shower, according to a report by TMZ. The actress was 32. It is reported that a call went out to 911 from Murphy’s Los Angeles home at 8 a.m. Attempts to revive her were not […]


// WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s capital got in the holiday spirit Sunday night when music legends Neil Diamond and Mary J. Blige performed for President Barack Obama at the annual “Christmas in Washington” concert. The festivities, hosted by comedian George Lopez, took place at the National Building Museum and benefited the Children’s National Medical […]