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Convictions overturned for civil rights era activists

ROCK HILL, S.C. – A South Carolina judge Jan. 28 threw out the convictions of the Friendship Nine, a group of civil right-era protesters who were jailed after a sit-in protest here in 1961. “Today is a victory in race relations in America,” said Bernice King, daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., said in Read More…

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Apple unveils two new iPhones, Apple Watch and ApplePay

NEW YORK — In one of the most ambitious product launches in its history, Apple unveiled two new iPhones, a smartwatch and a mobile payments platform on Tuesday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are bigger, rounder and faster. The Apple Watch does more than any smartwatch on the market today. And Apple hailed the Read More…

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Former New Orleans mayor begins prison sentence

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin began serving his federal prison sentence Monday, according to WDSU of New Orleans. Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for bribery, money laundering and tax evasion. He will serve his sentence in Texarkana, Texas. For the complete story see: http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/new-orleans/former-new-orleans-mayor-ray-nagin-to-report-to-federal-prison/27931456